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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...

Consumers Energy Kicks Off Local National Night Out Activities to Prevent Crime; Promote Community Safety

Published: Aug 01, 2017 – 12:21 PM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 01 /CSRwire/ - Fighting back against crime and promoting safer communities is the focus of statewide activities today involving Consumers Energy, local government leaders and law enforcement. A 5:30 a.m. promotional event at Consumers Energy's office, 4000 Clay Ave....

GM Pilots STEM Camp for Elementary Students in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community

Published: Jul 24, 2017 – 01:50 PM EST

DETROIT, Jul. 24 /CSRwire/ - More than 2,500 General Motors team members are putting on their gloves, work boots and safety glasses and returning to Detroit's Cody Rouge community July 24-28 for the company's annual week-long volunteer event. TeamGM Cares volunteers are donating...

TeamCITGO Celebrates 30 Years of Volunteering in SWLA

Published: Jul 07, 2017 – 02:04 PM EST

SULPHUR, La., Jul. 07 /CSRwire/ - TeamCITGO volunteers and their families, local elected officials, agencies that TeamCITGO serves, and local business leaders recently gathered at the West Cal Events Center to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the employee-led volunteer group. TeamCITGO is the...

Cox and The Trust for Public Land Announce Barbara Duerk as Virginia’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero

Published: Jul 05, 2017 – 02:33 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va., Jul. 05 /CSRwire/ - Cox and The Trust for Public Land today named Barbara Duerk as Virginia's 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. The Roanoke Valley Chapter of FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Duerk's nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. The three finalists...

Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

Published: Jun 21, 2017 – 08:30 AM EST

SEATTLE, Wash. , Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday evening, Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases...

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