September 15, 2019

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Smithfield Foods Unveils New Career Building at Smithfield High School

Published: Mar 07, 2019 – 01:45 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Mar. 07 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc., Isle of Wight County Schools, and Isle of Wight County unveiled a new Career Building at Smithfield High School, consisting of classroom space and resources for five Career and Technology programs including manufacturing,...

Consumers Energy Announces Plans to Develop Solar Power Plant in Cadillac

Published: Feb 21, 2019 – 10:23 AM EST

CADILLAC, Mich., , Feb. 21 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy announced today that it plans to develop its third solar power plant in Cadillac, building on its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and Michigan's prosperity. "Consumers Energy is taking a stand...

Smithfield Foods Donates 42,000 Pounds of Protein to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Published: Feb 20, 2019 – 05:30 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 20 /CSRwire/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and WinCo Foods joined forces to donate more than 42,000 pounds of protein to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Smithfield's contribution was part of the company's 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour....

Scotiabank Invests $15 Million to Help Provide Young People in the GTA a Strong Start

Published: Feb 04, 2019 – 02:53 PM EST

TORONTO, Feb. 04 /CSRwire/ - Today, United Way Greater Toronto announced a $15-million investment from Scotiabank to help ensure that young people in the GTA have the opportunities and resources they need to have a bright future. The funds - the largest corporate...

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

Published: Jan 24, 2019 – 09:05 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 24 /CSRwire/ - On January 23rd, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger joined forces to donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Smithfield's contribution was part of the company's 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Helping...

New York City Establishes Affordable Housing Fund with $2 Million Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

Published: Dec 24, 2018 – 09:42 AM EST

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 /CSRwire/ - The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) announced today the City's Neighborhood Pillars Program with a $2 million commitment from the Wells Fargo Foundation. As...

YourCause, Charity Charge Collaborate to Drive Fundraising Innovation for Nonprofit Partners Through Recurring Credit Card Purchases

Published: Dec 20, 2018 – 05:53 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 20 /CSRwire/ - YourCause, the leader in global enterprise philanthropic technology, and Charity Charge, the exclusive provider of Mastercard credit cards capable of automatically earning tax-deductible cash donations for the cardholder's preferred charity, have partnered to drive fundraising innovation for...

Smithfield Foods Donates $15,000 to Help Build Outdoor Amphitheater

Published: Dec 13, 2018 – 02:15 PM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Dec. 13 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the...

Subaru Helps Save the Lives of Pets During 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show

Published: Nov 30, 2018 – 10:18 AM EST

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. Through a partnership with Best Friends Animal Society's No Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) initiative, the adoption...

Mohawk Group and Groundswell Unveil smartflower™ Solar Energy Unit at North Carolina School

Published: Nov 30, 2018 – 09:59 AM EST

EDEN, N.C., Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Mohawk Group and nonprofit Groundswell have teamed up to locate a new smartflower™ solar energy unit near three Rockingham County Schools in North Carolina-a project that will bring the benefits of clean solar power to the area,...

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