September 22, 2019

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Smithfield Foods Donates Land for Newly Opened Public Boat Ramp on the Pagan River in Smithfield, Virginia

Published: Jul 19, 2019 – 01:35 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Jul. 19 /CSRwire/ - The Town of Smithfield, Virginia announced today the opening of the Clontz Memorial Park Public Boat Ramp on the Pagan River. The new recreational asset was built on 5.7 acres of waterfront land donated by Smithfield Foods,...

HanesBrands Sponsors ‘Day of Service’ During Pac-12 Sustainability Conference at University of Washington

Published: Jul 08, 2019 – 03:50 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jul. 08 /CSRwire/ - HanesBrands, which owns Hanes apparel and Champion athleticwear, and the Pac-12 are teaming up to care for those living homeless in Seattle during the athletic association's Sustainability Conference, being held June 25-26 at the University of Washington....

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Recognized by HRC Foundation for LGBTQ Inclusion Efforts

Published: Jun 28, 2019 – 02:26 PM EST

NEW YORK, Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, a premier and globally recognized non-profit adoption and family services organization, is proud to announce that it has been recognized as an Innovator in LGBTQ inclusion in Celebrating Everyday Change-Makers in...

CIT Provides $55 Million to Jumpstart Two Affordable Housing Developments for Homeless Vets and Families

Published: Jun 28, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif., Jun. 28 /CSRwire/ - CIT Bank, N.A., the banking subsidiary of CIT Group Inc., today announced a total community investment of $55 Million in support of two East LA Community Corporation (ELACC) affordable housing developments, El Nuevo Amanecer and Rosa de...

Don't Hate Me Because I'm #beautifuLGBTQ

Published: Jun 25, 2019 – 04:47 PM EST

Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - No matter who you love, what you wear, or how you style your hair, Pride is a beautifulGBTQ+ thing. Watch the video on Youtube Continue reading on 3BL Media

Viacom Hosts ‘In the Thick’ Podcast for Exploration of Immigrant Misrepresentation in Media

Published: Jun 25, 2019 – 04:33 PM EST

Originally published by Viacom By Stuart Winchester Journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela recorded an episode of their In The Thick podcast at Viacom's Times Square headquarters last week, moderating a panel that explored how underrepresentation in the production and executive ranks...

LA Galaxy Golf Tournament Raises More Than $215,000 for LA Galaxy Champion Project

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 03:24 PM EST

Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - AEG's LA Galaxy recently raised more than $215,000 to benefit the club's LA Galaxy Champion Project, which benefits elementary school students, during its annual LA Galaxy Golf Tournament presented by San Manuel Casino on June 10. The event was...

There’s No Place Like the Home Next Door

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 12:14 PM EST

There's no place like the home next door In his teen years, Kenneth Martinez would often drive home after school, pull into his driveway, and see a familiar sight next door: His elderly neighbor, sitting in the shade of an old tree, waving...

'America Can’t Afford Unaffordable Housing’

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 11:34 AM EST

'America can't afford unaffordable housing' Amid a round of recent news about the increasing problem of homelessness in America, Jon Campbell appeared before a standing room-only audience of affordable housing advocates to call for renewed efforts to address the crisis. "I think the...

Warner Bros. Doubles Impact in Second Seasons of WB Story Lab and WB First Cut With Los Angeles Unified School District

Published: Jun 12, 2019 – 01:00 PM EST

BURBANK, Calif., Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - Following the successful 2018 launches of WB Story Lab and WB First Cut, Warner Bros. has wrapped the second seasons of the two in-school programs, doubling its impact this year to reach more than 3,500 students among...

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