December 10, 2019

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Points of Light Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Through National Day of Service

Published: Jan 11, 2018 – 03:34 PM EST

ATLANTA, Jan. 11 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light, with support from KPMG Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service, will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 15 by engaging more than 90,000 individuals in acts of service through 1,575...

OppenheimerFunds Supports Dallas Community During Distribution Symposium

Published: Jan 10, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

DALLAS, Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ - OppenheimerFunds employees supported the local community in Dallas this week during the firm's Distribution Symposium, a semi-annual conference for more than 250 members of the firm's Distribution team. Attendees helped with hurricane relief and math literacy efforts by...

​EnCorps​ ​Receives​ ​Silicon​ ​Valley​ ​Education​ ​Foundation’s​ ​STEM​ ​Innovation​ ​Award 

Published: Nov 29, 2017 – 05:47 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29 /CSRwire/ - The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program was honored at Silicon Valley Education Foundation's (SVEF) 13th annual Pioneers & Purpose Celebration for Education on Wednesday, November 8 at the Fairmont San Jose. During the celebration, EnCorps' Executive Director, Katherine...

Answering the Call to Build the Next Generation STEM Workforce: Cricket Media and IEEE Team up to Launch TryEngineering Together™

Published: Nov 02, 2017 – 09:30 AM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 02 /CSRwire/ - As part of the global commitment to develop a robust STEM workforce for the future, Cricket Media, Inc. and IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization advancing technology for humanity, today announced a partnership to create TryEngineering...

The Ad Council Launches “CreateForChange” to Connect Creative and Media Professionals Across the Country With Social Causes

Published: Oct 23, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Ad Council, the nonprofit leader behind iconic and impactful public service campaigns including Smokey Bear and "Love Has No Labels," joins the Taproot Foundation to announce CreateForChange, a program that connects advertising, media, technology and communications...

Five Daily Point of Light Awardees to Be Honored by Five Former Presidents for Disaster Relief Work

Published: Oct 17, 2017 – 01:30 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Oct. 17 /CSRwire/ - Points of Light will award five Daily Point of Light Awards to volunteers who performed outstanding work in their communities following the devastation of recent hurricanes. The volunteers will be recognized on Oct. 21 during the...

Habitat for Humanity Receives Top Spot on Indeed’s “Best Nonprofits to Work For” Employee Ranking

Published: Oct 02, 2017 – 03:30 PM EST

ATLANTA, Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - Leading affordable housing organization Habitat for Humanity is the best nonprofit in the United States for employees and volunteers, according to an inaugural ranking published by job-hunting site Indeed. Habitat secured the top spot among U.S. nonprofits based...

IMPACT2030 Launches Employees for the Global Goals (#Employees4SDGs)

Published: Sep 25, 2017 – 11:41 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ - IMPACT2030 has launched Employees for the Global Goals, announcing the resources as a Commitment to the SDGs at the United Nations Private Sector Forum. The open-source, multi-lingual resources are designed to help companies engage their employees on...

The Salvation Army Appoints New National Leaders

Published: Sep 07, 2017 – 10:47 AM EST

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sep. 07 /CSRwire/ - General André Cox, world leader of The Salvation Army, has appointed Commissioners David and Sharron Hudson to serve as the National Commander and National President of Women's Ministries for The Salvation Army USA, respectively. Commissioners Hudson follow...

Final Days to Nominate Environmental Volunteers for Atlanta’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Published: Aug 14, 2017 – 01:44 PM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 14 /CSRwire/ - Channel 2 WSB-TV, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is accepting nominations for Atlanta's 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. EST on August 21. Nominees are individuals who volunteer their time and...

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