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$150,000 in Grants Available for Newark-led Organizations to Improve Community Health and Fresh Food Access; Applications Being Accepted Now

Published: Jan 15, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

NEWARK, NJ, Jan. 15 /CSRwire/ - Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that Newark organizations can apply now for $150,000 in grants through February...

Valley Bank Receives “Outstanding” Rating From OCC

Published: Dec 20, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

WAYNE, N.J., Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - Valley Bank received an "Outstanding" rating from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) for exceeding the terms of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) exam. The Community Reinvestment Act requires banks to meet the credit...

Scotts and MLB Announce 2020 National Grant Program

Published: Dec 12, 2019 – 02:15 PM EST

Dec. 12 /CSRwire/ - Olympic Gold Medalist & MLB Youth Softball Ambassador Jennie Finch and MLB legend Ryan Howard this week joined The Scotts Company LLC (Scotts) and Major League Baseball to announce the 2020 Scotts Field Refurbishment Grant Program. The announcement was...

Sonsray Machinery Supports Team Rubicon Wildland Fire Cleanup in Las Vegas

Published: Nov 27, 2019 – 02:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - CASE Construction Equipment, the global construction machinery brand of CNH Industrial N.V., dealer Sonsray Machinery donated the use of a CASE TV380 compact track loader for a wildland fire and wind damage response operation in Las Vegas,...

OMV Sustainability Newsletter Out Now

Published: Nov 27, 2019 – 02:00 PM EST

Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - Sustainable development in and around our operations is a key focus to OMV. In addition to our efforts in improving our sustainability performance and people's wellbeing in our operations, we also invest in sustainable development solutions for society and...

Bridgestone Continues to Positively Impact Nashville Through Its Annual United Way Campaign

Published: Nov 07, 2019 – 04:40 PM EST

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced the results of its annual charitable and volunteer campaign in support of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. Now in its 27th partnership year, Bridgestone, its employees, and its vendors generated donations of more than $2 million that...

Smithfield Foods Supports TeamMates Mentoring Program with $50,000 Donation

Published: Oct 31, 2019 – 01:30 PM EST

CRETE, Neb., Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has announced the ninth consecutive year of partnership with TeamMates, a mentoring program serving local middle and high school students in Crete, Nebraska. The company's $50,000 contribution...

Aflatoun International Launches Aflayouth, an Empirical Curriculum Developed to Support Sustainable Livelihood, Tailored for Marginalised Youth

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 02:05 AM EST

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Aflatoun International will launch its latest curriculum 'AflaYouth' during its biennial Global Social and Financial Skills Conference, from 30 Oct -1 Nov, 2019. The AflaYouth programme, comprising three tracks Social and Financial Education, Employability Skills and Entrepreneurship Skills,...

Smithfield Foods Donates $150,000 to Rose Hill, North Carolina Fire Department for New Ladder Truck

Published: Oct 09, 2019 – 10:45 AM EST

Oct. 09 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc., and the Rose Hill Fire Department today unveiled a new 100-foot ladder truck during a ceremony held in the Rose Hill town square. The truck was purchased by the Rose Hill Fire Department, a volunteer fire...

Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Launch National ‘Making for Good Challenge’ to Empower a New Generation of Innovators to Address Environmental and Societal Needs

Published: Oct 02, 2019 – 12:30 PM EST

Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - Stanley Black & Decker, the world's largest tools and storage company and leader in engineered fastening and security, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12...

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