September 17, 2019

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Whole Kids Foundation Kicks Off 2019 Growing Healthy Kids Campaign with $1M Match by Whole Foods Market

Published: Sep 04, 2019 – 02:51 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas, Sep. 04 /CSRwire/ - Today, Whole Kids Foundation launched its annual monthlong Growing Healthy Kids campaign to fund K-12 school programs in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. that connect kids to real food. For this year's campaign, all Whole Foods...

Smithfield Foods and Harris Teeter Donate 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Published: Aug 30, 2019 – 09:45 AM EST

MATTHEWS, N.C., Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - To support hunger relief efforts in the Carolinas, Harris Teeter and Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces at the grand opening of Harris Teeter's newest store located in Cary, North Carolina to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein...

AmerisourceBergen Foundation Supports Youth by Addressing Opioid Epidemic Through Education, Advocacy and Community-Building

Published: Aug 29, 2019 – 08:30 AM EST

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. , Aug. 29 /CSRwire/ - Today, the AmerisourceBergen Foundation (the Foundation), an independent not-for-profit charitable giving organization dedicated to supporting health-related causes, announced it has partnered with more than 20 organizations to help prevent and curb the harmful effects of...

National Grid Assisting Thriving Business Hub With $100,000 Investment

Published: Aug 28, 2019 – 07:30 AM EST

POTSDAM, N.Y., Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - National Grid awarded a CleanTech Incubation Program incentive totaling $100,000 that Clarkson University will use to offset Damon Hall Phase III construction costs. The additional space has allowed LC Drives to expand and grow, driving a total...

Fair Trade USA Joins 1% for the Planet ‘My Planet Pass’ Program to Encourage Environmental Activism

Published: Aug 28, 2019 – 07:21 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, is pleased to announce its participation in 1% for the Planet's, My Planet Pass, a new program that helps consumers contribute to a...

Bacardi and Mercy Corps Team Up to Support Small Businesses in the US Virgin Islands, Sint Maarten Through Free Mentoring and Innovation Challenge

Published: Aug 27, 2019 – 07:13 PM EST

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands and GREAT BAY, St. Maarten, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - After the 2017 storms, small businesses are still struggling to recover. The global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps and Bacardi, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, are...

SunTrust Foundation Awards $2.7 Million in Grants to Winners of the 2019 Lighting the Way Awards

Published: Aug 27, 2019 – 07:09 PM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 27 /CSRwire/ - The SunTrust Foundation today announced the winners of the 2019 Lighting the Way Awards, giving a total of $2.7 million in grants to 36 nonprofit organizations across the South and Midwest. The awards support the work of the...

$7 Million in Grants From Texas Instruments Gives Disadvantaged Students a STEM Learning Boost

Published: Aug 26, 2019 – 08:30 AM EST

DALLAS, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) and the Texas Instruments Foundation announced today that their combined 2019 U.S. education grants total $7 million. These funds will go toward programs that will cultivate STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) competencies...

Kendeda Fund Announces More Than $24 Million in New Grants to Expand Democratic Employee Ownership in America

Published: Aug 26, 2019 – 08:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 /CSRwire/ - The Kendeda Fund today announced it will make more than $24 million in new grants to significantly expand democratic employee ownership across the United States. The investment, which will be completed by 2023, is among the largest in...

Governor Northam Announces Major Donation from Smithfield Foods to Support Programs for Homeless Veterans

Published: Aug 23, 2019 – 02:00 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 23 /CSRwire/ - Governor Ralph Northam today announced that The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has donated $150,000 to support state programs for homeless veterans and their families. Governor accepted the donation from Smithfield Foods on...

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