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Racism Is Another Virus to Eradicate

Published: Jun 01, 2020 – 11:40 AM EST

Jun. 01 /CSRwire/ - The following message was sent by VF's CEO, Steve Rendle, to all VF employees globally on May 30. To All VF Associates Worldwide - This week the world witnessed the tragic death of George Floyd, an African American man...

DKMS Extends International Footprint With South African Partnership

Published: May 28, 2020 – 10:36 AM EST

NEW YORK, May 28 /CSRwire/ - DKMS is pleased to announce a collaboration with The Sunflower Fund in South Africa to provide patients worldwide with a second chance at life. The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS will begin operations in South Africa today,...

CIT Provides $37.3 Million Investment for Jordan Downs Apartment Project

Published: May 20, 2020 – 01:11 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif., May 20 /CSRwire/ - CIT and its Pasadena-based banking subsidiary CIT Bank, N.A. today announced a $37.3 million investment in the Jordan Downs Apartments Project, a 92-unit multifamily apartment complex to support low-to-moderate income families in the Watts neighborhood of Los...

Helping Youth Spark Connection and Create Community to Support Well-Being

Published: May 07, 2020 – 01:51 PM EST

Originally published by The Hershey Company During these past several weeks of social distancing, the topics of connection and well-being have come into sharper focus more than ever. Whether it's navigating new ways to work and learn virtually, coping with not being able...

Doing Our Part: Arhaus Upholstery Artisans Are Making PPE Masks

Published: Apr 21, 2020 – 11:00 AM EST

Apr. 21 /CSRwire/ - Originally published by Arhaus The last few weeks have shown the world that we can come together in difficult times, using our strengths and skills to help those in need. Our team has been in awe of the medical...

United Airlines Employees Convert Cargo Facilities Into Food Distribution Centers

Published: Apr 21, 2020 – 10:30 AM EST

CHICAGO, Apr. 21 /CSRwire/ - United Airlines today announced that it has transformed one of its cargo facilities at George Bush Intercontinental Airport into a food distribution center to aid the Houston Food Bank's efforts to feed families in need during the COVID-19...

Using Creativity to #HonorHeroes Doing Extraordinary Things During COVID-19

Published: Apr 16, 2020 – 01:00 PM EST

Apr. 16 /CSRwire/ - In times like this, we are reminded of how community and creativity have the power to change the world. We're proud to be partnering with iconic artists and creative luminaries from around the world to honor the workers and...

Webcasts Focus on Role of Buildings, Communities and Organizations to Respond to Today’s Global Health Challenges Webcasts With IWBI: April 13 -- 17, 2020

Published: Apr 14, 2020 – 04:59 PM EST

Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - With the gravity of the situation regarding COVID-19, today, more than ever, places matter to the future of protecting our families, our businesses and the public at large. Join IWBI and the WELL community for an array of virtual...

Childcare Services for Pinellas Emergency Workers

Published: Apr 14, 2020 – 01:37 PM EST

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla., Apr. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas (ELC), working with the Florida Department of Education's Office of Early Learning, is providing financial assistance to first responders and healthcare workers for child care services. This expansion of the...

Apparently the World Is Craving Some Real Goodness Right Now

Published: Apr 10, 2020 – 02:01 PM EST

Apr. 10 /CSRwire/ - At Benevity, we wanted to replace the pervasive sense of helplessness, social isolation and uncertainty spurred by COVID-19 with empowerment, connectedness and hope. So, we announced $300,000 in 1:1 donation matching that would amplify the impact of people's donations...

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