November 11, 2019

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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...

Island Park Resident Helps Brings the Music Back to WWII Veteran’s Home

Published: Sep 19, 2019 – 04:37 PM EST

UNIONDALE, NY, Sep. 19 /CSRwire/ - Ninety-three-year-old World War II veteran Ralph Cavaliere recently realized the power of PSEG Long Island's community service when more than a dozen employees visited his home to help make his nineties more joyful. One of the volunteers...

Common Impact Launches Disaster Response Program to Help Communities Prepare for and Recover from Crises

Published: Sep 17, 2019 – 04:13 PM EST

BOSTON, Sep. 17 /CSRwire/ - The private sector can take a larger, more strategic role in disaster preparedness for communities through skilled volunteerism, shares new research and disaster response programming launched by Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism. The organization...

FedEx, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, Team Rubicon & Water Mission Team Up to Deliver Supplies and Aid to the Bahamas

Published: Sep 13, 2019 – 10:00 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - More than 56,000 pounds of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in the Bahamas. FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) delivered the emergency supplies via a dedicated flight today to help the...

50 More Large Enterprises Select Benevity to Power Corporate Purpose Initiatives

Published: Sep 11, 2019 – 08:15 AM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Sep. 11 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that another 50 enterprise companies have selected the Benevity platform to power their corporate purpose initiatives in the first half of...

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