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Community development is the process by which civic leaders, activists, local citizens, and professionals improve various aspects of local communities. It empowers individuals with the skills needed to effect change, including building political power and working for a common agenda based on values of fairness, opportunity, and social justice.


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ARG Makes Holiday Gift to McKean County Community Foundation

Published: Dec 14, 2017 – 02:09 PM EST

BRADFORD, Pa., Dec. 14 /CSRwire/ - American Refining Group Inc. (ARG) presented the recently established McKean County Community Foundation (MCCF) with a charitable gift of $1,000 this holiday season. Every year during the Christmas season instead of purchasing thousands of traditional, paper greeting...

DICK'S Sporting Goods Saves Houston-Based Refugee Soccer Team With Surprise Donation

Published: Dec 11, 2017 – 11:08 AM EST

DICK’S and The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation committed $2 million in donations to schools, leagues and teams impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; Houston-based team receives surprise funding and equipment; $1 million from Sports Matter still available to impacted programs.

Gifts of Energy an Ideal Way to Help Others on Giving Tuesday

Published: Nov 28, 2017 – 01:34 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 28 /CSRwire/ - Gifts of Energy from Consumers Energy offer a convenient solution for those who want to help others this Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) is a global day where people are encouraged to donate time, goods or their...

CITGO Lemont Refinery Brings Bess the Book Bus to Lemont School

Published: Nov 23, 2017 – 08:25 AM EST

LEMONT, Ill., Nov. 23 /CSRwire/ - The CITGO Lemont Refinery and mobile literacy outreach program, Bess the Book Bus, brought the joy of reading to local students at St. Cyril and Methodius School in Lemont during the month of October. Approximately 105 books...

Chef Miranda Rosenfelt of Sally’s Middle Name Wins DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight

Published: Nov 17, 2017 – 11:00 AM EST

Washington, D.C., Nov. 17 /CSRwire/ - Chef Miranda Rosenfelt took home the top honor last night at DC Central Kitchen's signature fundraising event, Capital Food Fight, presented by Smithfield Foods. Local chefs Douglas Alexander of Art and Soul, Hamilton Johnson of Honeysuckle, Bobby...

Consumers Energy Says Help is Available for Those in Need as Winter Weather Sets in Across Michigan

Published: Nov 08, 2017 – 10:15 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 08 /CSRwire/ - As freezing temperatures start to settle in across Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan families, seniors and those in need that now is the time to reach out for help with winter heating costs. "Help is available...

FlipGive Collaborates With Scotiabank to Provide Kids’ Community Hockey Teams With an Online Fundraising Tool

Published: Nov 01, 2017 – 01:43 PM EST

TORONTO, Nov. 01 /CSRwire/ - FlipGive is collaborating with Scotiabank to power the new Scotiabank Hockey Club Fundraising Tool for the 2017/18 season. FlipGive is a cash back site for youth sports teams that facilitates fundraising through online shopping. It focuses on helping...

The Positive RESULTS of Transformative Community Involvement™: 1.5 Years Into Implementation

Published: Oct 30, 2017 – 09:48 AM EST

MONTREAL, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - Late in 2015, SeaLand set out to implement a community program that would be meaningful and impactful for the communities within which it operates. With the support of The Collaboration Vector Inc., the company adopted a Transformative Community...

Covestro LLC Awards $150,000 Grant to Expand Food Bank’s Backpack Program

Published: Oct 27, 2017 – 10:06 AM EST

- Donation supports “Zero Hunger,” other UN Sustainable Development Goals - Builds on recent skills-based volunteer contribution and upcoming THINC30 summit

Walmart Foundation Commits $500,000 to Operation Homefront to Support Military Families Impacted by Recent Hurricanes

Published: Oct 16, 2017 – 03:44 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO, TX, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Walmart Foundation is committing $500,000 to Operation Homefront's Critical Financial Assistance program to help meet the unique and urgent needs of military families affected by the 2017 hurricane season. The funding will support the financial...

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