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Hormel Foods Announces Donations Totaling More Than $300,000 to Fight Hunger Across the Country on Hunger Action Day

Press Release

AUSTIN, Minn., September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of Hunger Action Day, Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced donations totaling more than $300,000 to 33 hunger-relief organizations throughout the United States through its Community Donations Program.

The donations are being presented to the organizations this month to support Hunger Action Month.

Arrow Electronics and IBM Team Up to Support Call for Code to Promote Technological Solutions for Natural Disasters

Press Release

DENVER, Co., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics today announced that it is joining the Call for Code initiative with Founding Partner IBM, an effort designed to inspire new technology to address pressing social challenges. IBM’s five-year, $30 million USD commitment to the initiative is focusing its efforts this year on encouraging software developers around the world to create applications for natural disaster preparedness and relief.

Nestlé Waters North America Provides Free Warehouse Space for American Red Cross to Help With Continued Response to Wildfires and Aftermath in Northern California

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the third time in four years, Nestlé Waters North America has turned over the keys to its former bottling facility in Calistoga, California to the American Red Cross to use as a staging area to help Northern California communities facing wildfires. 

Nestlé Waters North America Provides Free Warehouse Space for American Red Cross to Help With Continued Response to Wildfires and Aftermath in Northern California

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For the third time in four years, Nestlé Waters North America has turned over the keys to its former bottling facility in Calistoga, California to the American Red Cross to use as a staging area to help Northern California communities facing wildfires. 

First-Ever Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness to Be Unveiled at Summit 18: The Movement in Action

Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, Las Vegas Sands Corp. Will Host the Second Annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit on Nov. 2 at The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) announced the second annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit will be held Friday, Nov. 2 at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, culminating a year-long, community-wide effort to build the region’s first-ever Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness, which will be unveiled at the summit. 

Why Transformative Volunteering Is Good Citizenship

by Lynn DeHoyos, senior manager, corporate citizenship, Deloitte Services LP
Article

A coworker recently invited me to a group session at a non-profit organization that helps people impacted by poverty gain and keep employment. During these gatherings, attendees wear business attire -- dressing for the jobs they want. Participants, volunteers, and staff share their experiences and affirm one another. The ritual is part of the participants’ daily routine of showing up, ready to work, learn, and find a path to providing for themselves and their families.

Benevity Data Highlights New Direction for 2018 Year-End Corporate Giving

Amid the Biggest Giving Months of the Year, Companies Adopt New Strategies to Engage People this ‘Giving Season’
Press Release

CALGARY, Canada, September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced three emerging trends likely to impact charitable giving during the biggest giving months of the year: September through December, when 50% of all donations are typically made to charities and nonprofits.

Visa Inc. Appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior Vice President of Social Impact

Blog

Visa Inc. announced that Marianne Mwaniki has joined the company as senior vice president of social impact, with responsibility for the company’s comprehensive strategy in the areas of financial inclusion, financial literacy, corporate social responsibility and corporate giving programs.

In this new role, Ms. Mwaniki will also lead the Visa Foundation, which was established in 2017 to build on Visa’s long history of corporate giving and to accelerate the delivery of the company’s social impact goals by helping small and microenterprises thrive.

Visa Inc. Appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior Vice President of Social Impact

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Visa Inc. announced that Marianne Mwaniki has joined the company as senior vice president of social impact, with responsibility for the company’s comprehensive strategy in the areas of financial inclusion, financial literacy, corporate social responsibility and corporate giving programs.

In this new role, Ms. Mwaniki will also lead the Visa Foundation, which was established in 2017 to build on Visa’s long history of corporate giving and to accelerate the delivery of the company’s social impact goals by helping small and microenterprises thrive.

Consumers Energy Donates $25K to Boardman Lake Loop Trail Project

Article

by Devon Mahieu

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Grand Traverse County trail project is one step closer to being complete thanks to a donation from Consumers Energy.

To read the full article, visit UpNorthLive.com.

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