American Express funds much-needed volunteer efforts in national parks
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ -In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the National Park Foundation and American Express are announcing seven grants supporting volunteer capacity-building efforts at national parks across the country. Designed to support the growth of park volunteer programs, projects funded by the grants include expansion of volunteer housing space, development of recruitment handbooks, and outreach to neighboring communities.
Award Recognizes Excellence in the Field of Corporate Citizenship
ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – ACCP granted Laura K. Gallagher, Global Head, Corporate Citizenship, AIG the 2018 ACCP Ignite Award for her exceptional leadership in the corporate citizenship field.
Ms. Gallagher was recognized for her dedication to AIG and her commitment to creating positive impact on environmental, social, end economic outcomes in AIG’s local community and around the world.
Denver – Employees from Arrow Electronics and Salesforce volunteered earlier this month at the Food Bank of the Rockies to support hunger relief efforts. Working in two shifts, the volunteers helped sort, pack and load 70,000 pounds of food that will be distributed throughout Colorado.
LINCOLN, Neb., April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation has announced a new partnership with Traeger Wood Fired Grills as part of the company’s commitment to sustainable practices. The partnership is launching with a kick-off tree planting event in Millcreek, Utah on April 18 at 9 a.m. Traeger employees will help plant 20 much-needed trees in Scott Avenue Park (3475 S 800 E, Millcreek, UT 84106). Arbor Day Foundation’s Alliance for Community Tree member, TreeUtah, is facilitating the planting.
TORONTO, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - To demonstrate our support following the recent tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos Junior hockey team, Scotiabank is committing $300,000 in support of the people of Humboldt, Saskatchewan and area.
And the winner of the 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award is… Carlos Lejneiks!
The president and CEO of Big Brothers & Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties took over the then struggling agency in 2008. Within four years, he went from serving approximately 100 youth to serving more than 1,000. Under his leadership, BBBS has received numerous awards from local, state and national organizations.
By: Melissa Anderson, Executive Vice President, Administration, and Chief Human Resources Officer, Duke Energy
April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week, a time to recommit ourselves to community service and celebrate the change-makers who positively impact the world around them through volunteerism. Here in our headquarters city of Charlotte, Duke Energy is celebrating the week by teaming up with Share Charlotte to support Do Good Week. Through Do Good Week, we hope to educate and engage our neighbors in the many ways we can do good through volunteerism.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Garden Stories Video Series
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Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens, the Growing Colorado Kids Farm in Denver, Colorado.
The Garden Stories series shines a light on community gardens across America and the amazing people who help build them. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, we believe that every garden has a story. What’s yours?