October 22, 2019

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Common Impact and Fidelity Investments Scale Impact Week to 9 Cities

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 04:37 PM EST

Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is collaborating with Fidelity Investments® to expand Impact Week, its 4th annual wide-scale flash consulting event where Fidelity Investments volunteers utilize their business expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in...

Taproot Foundation Celebrates the Community of Pro Bono This Pro Bono Week 2019

Published: Oct 17, 2019 – 03:54 PM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - The pro bono movement is an ecosystem, a true community supporting a community. And each role in this ecosystem is vital in bringing the impact to life-from the nonprofit professionals on the frontlines fighting for those they...

CreateAthon® Celebrates Global Pro Bono Week With Seven Pro Bono Marketing Events Across the U.S. and Romania

Published: Oct 16, 2019 – 03:10 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - Seven marketing agencies across the U.S. and in Romania will host CreateAthon® events in celebration of Pro Bono Week, October 20-26, 2019. CreateAthon is a 24-hour pro bono marathon during which marketing organizations develop strategic and creative...

Aflac Celebrates 12 Outstanding Employee Volunteers

Published: Oct 02, 2019 – 04:35 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced that it recognized 12 employees for their outstanding dedication to service in their local community. The top employees were honored at a luncheon earlier this...

JetBlue and TECHO Partnered to Build Homes for Families in Need in Bogotá, Colombia

Published: Oct 02, 2019 – 04:32 PM EST

BOGOTÁ, Colombia, Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - On September 28 and 29 JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) completed a volunteer project with the non-profit organization, TECHO, in Cazucá-Soacha in Bogotá, Colombia building houses for families in need. TECHO seeks to build a fair, integrated, and poverty-free...

Bacardi Announces European Launch of Shake Your Future, a Life-Changing Experience Giving the Unemployed a New Start in Mixology

Published: Oct 01, 2019 – 07:33 PM EST

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 01 /CSRwire/ - Bacardi, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, today announced the European launch of its initiative to help tackle youth unemployment. Shake Your Future is the company's bartending and mixology training program that aims to secure...

Skills for Cities Boston to Provide $100,000 Worth of Skills-Based Volunteering in a Single Day

Published: Sep 25, 2019 – 06:49 PM EST

BOSTON, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - More than 80 corporate volunteers will join with Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism, for a day of flash-consulting, a one-day volunteer marathon, to support 15 Boston-based nonprofit organizations. Participants will lend their expertise in...

MetLife Gulf Partners With Special Olympics in the UAE to Give Back to the Community

Published: Sep 25, 2019 – 06:38 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - MetLife volunteers had the opportunity recently to participate in several athletic and art activities with Special Olympians in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As part of MetLife's Community Week; an initiative funded by MetLife Foundation, the...

IMPACT2030 Announces the 2019 Innovation Award Recipients

Published: Sep 25, 2019 – 11:20 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - The mission of IMPACT2030 is founded on the belief that when companies join forces and harness the skills, expertise and creativity of their people as a force for good, they can change the world. Launched in 2018...

Astellas Celebrates Decade of Service by Volunteering 80,000 Hours to Help Local Communities

Published: Sep 24, 2019 – 07:00 PM EST

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sep. 24 /CSRwire/ - Nearly 1,000 Astellas employees stepped away from the office to volunteer across the United States as part of the 10th annual Changing Tomorrow Day. On Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow)-Astellas' global day of service-employees volunteered together at 16...

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