August 20, 2019

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North Carolina Student Leaders Recognized by Congress for Goalsetting and Volunteer Efforts

Published: Aug 13, 2019 – 02:30 PM EST

CONCORD, NC, Aug. 13 /CSRwire/ - Today, U.S. Representatives Alma Adams (NC-12) and Richard Hudson (NC-08) co-hosted the 2019 North Carolina Congressional Award Ceremony. 65 youth from across the state were presented with The Congressional Award, Congress' highest honor for youth. Each recipient...

Businesses Gather in New Zealand to Discuss the Power of Corporate Volunteering

Published: Aug 06, 2019 – 07:47 PM EST

Aug. 06 /CSRwire/ - On 26 July, KPMG hosted 20 New Zealand businesses to discuss the importance of corporate volunteering, and explore collaboration opportunities with the United Nations, other businesses, and not-for-profits to harness the power of working together to fuel the prosperity...

The Salvation Army Teams Up With Walmart to “Stuff the Bus”

Published: Jul 23, 2019 – 11:35 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va. , Jul. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Salvation Army and Walmart are joining forces to help kids succeed this year by providing back-to-school supplies to children in need. "Stuff the Bus" campaign events will be hosted at nearly 3,000 participating Walmart stores...

Corporate School Supply Drives Support Millions of U.S. Kids in Need

Published: Jul 09, 2019 – 02:07 PM EST

MENDHAM, N.J., Jul. 09 /CSRwire/ - Even as adults, most of us can remember the feelings around the first day of school: the brilliant sunlight of a fall morning; the crisp, new outfit chosen with care; the sharp points of freshly sharpened pencils;...

Nestlé Volunteers Take Part in Lac Léman Clean-Up

Published: Jun 25, 2019 – 04:50 PM EST

Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - More than 600 Nestlé employees and their families are expected to join a clean-up initiative around Lac Léman, Switzerland on 22 June 2019. This initiative is part of Nestlé's broader vision to achieve a waste-free future. In collaboration with...

Keep America Beautiful Launches #Beautiful4th to Encourage Consumer Responsibility on Independence Day

Published: Jun 25, 2019 – 04:04 PM EST

STAMFORD, Conn., Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - Happy Birthday, America! Independence Day is synonymous with fireworks, BBQs, and trips to the beach celebrating with family and friends. This year, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® is launching the #Beautiful4th campaign to encourage those partaking in...

General Mills' 2019 Global Volunteer Week Sees Record Engagement Worldwide

Published: Jun 20, 2019 – 02:37 PM EST

Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - A record 3,937 General Mills employees participated in our 10th annual Global Volunteer Week, including employees from 46 locations (including 17 countries). In total, our employees dedicated more than 6,637 volunteer hours, which included positively impacting the environment, supporting...

New Online Platform Provides Social Change Organizations with a One-Stop Shop for Skills-Based Volunteering

Published: Jun 20, 2019 – 02:05 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - Common Impact, a national nonprofit that designs and implements skills-based volunteer programs, today launched Capacity Commons, a new online platform to accelerate the adoption of skilled volunteerism for social sector organizations. Developed through support from the...

8th Global Pro Bono State of the Practice Report Is Released

Published: Jun 12, 2019 – 10:58 AM EST

Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - The 8thGlobal Pro Bono State of the Practice, presented by PYXERA Global, highlights the top five trends based on data collected from 26 companies, 63 percent of which belong to Fortune's Global 500. In addition to overall growth in...

NRG Energy Employees Lead Nearly 80 Service Projects Nationwide

Published: Jun 12, 2019 – 08:45 AM EST

PRINCETON, N.J., Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - Over 800 NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees volunteer upwards of 4,100 hours during of the company's 12th "positiveNRG week," the company's annual week of volunteering. Over the course of the week, employees were provided the opportunity to...

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