July 16, 2019

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Closing the Digital Divide: How Comcast-NBCUniversal Does Community Impact

Published: Jun 25, 2019 – 04:40 PM EST

Originally published by Inside Philanthropy One way to measure inequality in the country is through the digital divide. A Pew Research Center articlerevealed that even as lower-income Americans make gains in tech adoption, the divide persists. Around 29 percent of adults with household...

LA Galaxy Golf Tournament Raises More Than $215,000 for LA Galaxy Champion Project

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 03:24 PM EST

Jun. 24 /CSRwire/ - AEG's LA Galaxy recently raised more than $215,000 to benefit the club's LA Galaxy Champion Project, which benefits elementary school students, during its annual LA Galaxy Golf Tournament presented by San Manuel Casino on June 10. The event was...

Don’t Just Do Good Things. Do the RIGHT Good Things.

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 12:19 PM EST

CyberGrants | Blog You see it: The need for corporate philanthropy is skyrocketing. Worthy, urgent causes appear literally overnight. And enterprises like yours are responding in a big way, generating positive impact for a host of beneficiaries via grantmaking, employee donations and volunteer...

There’s No Place Like the Home Next Door

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 12:14 PM EST

There's no place like the home next door In his teen years, Kenneth Martinez would often drive home after school, pull into his driveway, and see a familiar sight next door: His elderly neighbor, sitting in the shade of an old tree, waving...

'America Can’t Afford Unaffordable Housing’

Published: Jun 24, 2019 – 11:34 AM EST

'America can't afford unaffordable housing' Amid a round of recent news about the increasing problem of homelessness in America, Jon Campbell appeared before a standing room-only audience of affordable housing advocates to call for renewed efforts to address the crisis. "I think the...

Scotiabank's $3.1 Million Donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Boosts Nationwide Mentorship Programs

Published: Jun 21, 2019 – 12:47 PM EST

TORONTO, Jun. 21 /CSRwire/ - Youth mentorship has been given a tremendous boost thanks to a transformational $3.1 million donation by Scotiabank to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. Hundreds of thousands of young people across Canada are growing up in vulnerable situations...

Scotiabank Supports Children in Latin America Through Fútbol

Published: Jun 20, 2019 – 02:11 PM EST

Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - Internationally, we leverage fútbol as a means to encourage positive youth development. Through our Scotiabank Fútbol Club programs, we reach over 450,000 kids across Latin American and the Caribbean. One of these programs is Campeonato Infantil (Youth Championships and...

New Online Platform Provides Social Change Organizations with a One-Stop Shop for Skills-Based Volunteering

Published: Jun 20, 2019 – 02:05 PM EST

Common Impact, a national nonprofit that designs and implements skills-based volunteer programs, today launched Capacity Commons, a new online platform to accelerate the adoption of skilled volunteerism for social sector organizations. Developed through support from the Charles Schwab Foundation, the new tool increases...

The Hershey Company Announces Grants for Teens to Tackle Social Isolation

Published: Jun 20, 2019 – 08:41 AM EST

HERSHEY, Pa., Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - (GlobeNewswire) - The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today announced its new grant program, The Heartwarming Project Action Grants, at its first-ever Makers of Good Teen Summit in New York City. The program will award grants to 400...

Global Push for Corporate Purpose Fuels 85% YoY Growth in Adoption of Benevity OneWorld™ International Solution

Published: Jun 18, 2019 – 09:30 AM EST

CALGARY, Canada, Jun. 18 /CSRwire/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced an 85 percent year-over-year increase in adoption of the Benevity OneWorld™ international solution, as more companies expand the reach of their...

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