September 20, 2020

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With Less Than 50 Days to Election, More Artists Join Global Citizen and Headcount 'Just Vote' Campaign Targeting Young Voters

Published: Sep 15, 2020 – 10:15 AM EST

Additional Artists and Influencers Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include: Bob Weir, Dave Matthews, Donna Karan, Dove Cameron, Gavin Rossdale, Kaia Gerber, Andrew “King Bach” Bachelor, Lenny Kravitz, Madison Beer, Meghan Trainor, Prince Royce, Shawn Mendes and More Just Vote Supporters Join...

Republic Services Charitable Foundation Finding Innovative Ways to Support Neighborhood Revitalization Amid Pandemic

Published: Sep 14, 2020 – 12:58 PM EST

PHOENIX, Sep. 14 /CSRwire/ - Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Republic Services is finding innovative ways to support neighborhood revitalization efforts across the country through its charitable foundation's National Neighborhood Promise (NNP) program. In February, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation announced $2 million...

Antwerp 1920: A Symbol of Peace and Unity 100 Years After the Games

Published: Sep 11, 2020 – 02:15 PM EST

Following World War I, the IOC selected Antwerp to host the 1920 Olympic Games. Organisers overcame many obstacles to deliver an edition of the Games that is still recognised for its lasting contributions to sport, gender equality, unity and peace. One hundred years...

Global Citizen and Headcount Announce 'Just Vote' Campaign to Mobilize Young Voters

Published: Sep 08, 2020 – 10:03 AM EST

Artists Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include Billie Eilish, Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift, Usher and More 'Just Vote’ Campaign Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before...

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Completes First of Four Playgrounds for Orphanages in Johannesburg, South Africa As Part of Project Play Initiative

Published: Sep 03, 2020 – 12:12 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 03 /CSRwire/ - In 2019, Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (Spence- Chapin) launched Project Play in conjunction with Jo'burg Child Welfare (JCW) as part of its Granny Program expansion project to benefit more than 200 children residing in four...

Here East: How the Olympic Games London 2012 Created New Opportunities for a Community

Published: Aug 05, 2020 – 01:15 PM EST

For the Olympic Games London 2012, legacy was embedded into the Games preparations from the very beginning. The Games were seen as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to accelerate the regeneration of East London and create lasting positive impacts for future generations. The results of...

Nexas America LLC Launches SpotCheckHub to Help Restaurants Recover Following COVID-19 Shutdowns.

Published: Aug 04, 2020 – 08:00 AM EST

Aug. 04 /CSRwire/ - Nexas America, LLC, Hampden, MA announces spotcheckhub.com, a new web and mobile platform designed to help restaurants and restaurant patrons alike as dining restrictions are lifted in the post-COVID shutdown era. Focusing on rebuilding customer confidence, and on American...

Can Selling Timber Help Communities Maintain Forests?

Published: Jul 31, 2020 – 08:00 AM EST

Jul. 31 /CSRwire/ - Environment Tetra Tech's Mark Donahue and Ian Deshmukh explore the literature on community-based forestry enterprises (CBFE) to identify successful factors and strategies, focusing on four fundamental conditions required for their development. This post originally ran on ClimateLinks. Worldwide, local...

Comerica Bank Invests $1.1 Million in Clearinghouse CDFI

Published: Jul 28, 2020 – 12:54 PM EST

Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - Clearinghouse Community Development Financial Institution (Clearinghouse CDFI) announced a $1.1 million equity investment from Comerica Bank, a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The investment will be leveraged ten times for direct lending in low-income and distressed communities....

The Walmart Foundation and EARTH University

Published: Jul 28, 2020 – 10:47 AM EST

ATLANTA, Jul. 28 /CSRwire/ - The Walmart Foundation has provided a grant to EARTH University Foundation (EARTH) to support EARTH to engage and strengthen hundreds of small farmers in Costa Rica and Guatemala. The Walmart Foundation has made a generous $935,000 two-year grant...

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