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DICK’S Sporting Goods and the DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation “Give the Gift of Sport” This Holiday Season With More Than $6 Million Going to Support Youth Sports Teams

Published: Nov 27, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 27 /CSRwire/ - Today on Giving Tuesday, DICK'S Sporting Goods and The DICK'S Sporting Goods Foundation, announced a $6 million commitment to support youth sports teams in need. Since 2014, DICK'S and the DICK'S Foundation have committed over $55 million and...

Benevity Data Shows #GivingTuesday Activates First-Time Givers

Published: Nov 26, 2018 – 09:35 AM EST

CALGARY, AB, Nov. 26 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that among its enterprise clients, nearly half of all employees who donated or volunteered through Benevity for the first time on...

Hanes Launches 2018 National Sock Drive to Help the Homeless

Published: Nov 21, 2018 – 11:22 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - Simple things can bring great comfort to those living without shelter. That is why America's No. 1 basic apparel, underwear and sock brand is donating 225,000 pairs of socks to organizations fighting homelessness across the United States...

National Grid, City of Schenectady Begin Work on Smart City Streetlight Initiative

Published: Nov 21, 2018 – 11:18 AM EST

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Nov. 21 /CSRwire/ - National Grid and the City of Schenectady have begun work that will transform the municipality into a "smart city" by deploying advance street lighting technology. The work will start on Union Street between North College Street and...

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrate My.Future Week With $1 Million Red Nose Day Grant

Published: Nov 19, 2018 – 10:15 AM EST

ATLANTA, Nov. 19 /CSRwire/ - Boys & Girls Clubs of America today announced a $1 million grant from Red Nose Day to expand digital literacy skills to thousands more youth nationwide through the My.Future digital literacy program. The announcement comes as Boys &...

Consumers Energy Works with Michigan-Based Business to Help Students in 29 Counties Stay Warm This Winter

Published: Nov 16, 2018 – 09:35 AM EST

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - Helping to keep schoolchildren safe and warm this winter, Consumers Energy is working with a Michigan-based business to provide products to over 900 West and Northern Michigan schools that quickly dry cold and wet gloves and...

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $500,000 for California Wildfire Relief

Published: Nov 13, 2018 – 02:41 PM EST

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $500,000 to organizations in response to the severe wildfires that are impacting California. As part of this commitment, Walmart...

With Winter on the Way, Consumers Energy Provides $2 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Published: Nov 13, 2018 – 01:00 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - As Michigan gears up for winter, Consumers Energy announced today that it is contributing $2 million to help Michigan residents stay safe and warm. "When the temperatures start to drop, we know there are Michigan families who...

Timberland Makes New Commitment to Green 500,000 Square Feet of Urban Space in Us Cities Over Next Five Years

Published: Nov 05, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

STRATHAM, N.H., Nov. 05 /CSRwire/ - Known worldwide for its outdoor heritage and environmental responsibility, Timberland has a longstanding commitment to protect and restore the outdoors. Not only the great outdoors, but the city parks, community gardens and green spaces people explore every...

7-Eleven’s RENEW™ Reduced Emissions Program and Customers Help Plant 100,000 Trees With The Arbor Day Foundation

Published: Oct 31, 2018 – 01:05 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb., Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - In one year, 7-Eleven, Inc. and its customers have planted 100,000 trees and offset 32,448 metric tons in carbon emissions through the RENEW™ reduced emissions fuel program. That is the equivalent of powering 1.6 million homes for...

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