Fighting Poverty CSR News

Avery Dennison Ohio Employees Giving Back in a Warm Way

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Our Label and Graphic Materials North America team (LGM-NA) recently worked to make winter warmer for those in need. The LGM-NA Extended Leadership Team partnered with domestic violence shelter Forbes House to provide blankets and backpacks with school supplies to families in the shelter. To learn more about our company, visit

VIDEO | Whole Planet Foundation: Powering Her Potential

Celebrating International Women’s Day
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In honor of women around the globe who are lifting up themselves and their families through their own hard work and creativity, happy International Women’s Day! Today Whole Planet Foundation celebrates the achievements of microentrepreneurs like Rupa who are using their voice and their personal power to change their own lives through microbusinesses they lead.

Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation Donate Nearly $300 Million in Food and Financial Support to People and Neighborhoods in Need

Albertsons Companies Foundation Issues Community Impact Report showing how contributions to important causes like breakfast programs and access to health care changed lives
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BOISE, Idaho, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As part of an ongoing commitment to have a positive and sustained impact on the communities they serve, Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation announced that they gave nearly $300 million in food and financial support to an array of important causes in 2017. 

Whole Planet Foundation Salutes Hall of Fame Members

Annual Prosperity Campaigns Fueled by Their Dedication

Whole Planet Foundation thrives because of the support of amazing volunteers, fundraisers, and advocates who generously contribute to its mission to alleviate global poverty, especially during the Annual Prosperity Campaign each March.

How My Passions Come to Life at Cisco

by Ovais Iqbal, Systems Engineer, Worldwide Sales

Early in my adulthood, I realized I was passionate about three things: giving back to the community, doing the best I can in everything I do, and my family. These passions influence every decision I make – including my decision to join Cisco 11 years ago.

My Cisco family – and it truly is a family – encourages me to give back, to do my best, and treats me like a valued member of our community. Never was this more true than in my recent trip across the world to help children in need.

Arrow Electronics Refurbishing the Future: 600,000 IT Assets Donated


Arrow Electronics and the nonprofit Close the Gap celebrated an important milestone:  Since 2003, the organizations have refurbished and donated 600,000 electronic assets that customers have designated for humanitarian donation, including computers, storage, servers and mobile devices.

Whole Planet Foundation Launches Annual Prosperity Campaign in Whole Foods Market

Partners Commit $1.2 Million for Microcredit

On March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market® sources products. This year’s campaign goal is to raise $3 million to increase the foundation’s current reach of 72 countries and 16 U.S. cities. 

Jeff Fettig Global Habitat Build | Whirlpool Corporation

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Whirlpool Corporation is celebrating the conclusion of its first-ever Global Habitat Build Project -- a project which engaged more than 200 Whirlpool Corporation employee volunteers in 14 Habitat for Humanity home build projects in eight countries. The project was coordinated to recognize the many contributions of the company’s former CEO, Jeff Fettig, who retired on October 31, 2017, and to celebrate the 17-year partnership between Habitat for Humanity International and Whirlpool Corporation.

Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers: Biannual Review


In July 2017, Las Vegas Sands and Clean the World responded to one of the challenges within Las Vegas’ homeless community with the Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers Powered by Clean the World, a mobile hygiene unit that visits various locations serving the homeless population to provide showers, hygiene supplies, and other resources.

Team Members at Sands Bethlehem Adopt a Family for the Holidays


Local families received some extra joy in December thanks to a holiday initiative at Sands Bethlehem. Through a continued partnership with Donegan Elementary, students who were identified as part of a ‘family in need’ were ‘adopted’ by a Sands Bethlehem department.  Departments shopped, wrapped and gifted presents to the identified families.

“This was our second year giving to families in need,” Susan Stachowski, Community Relations Coordinator, said.  “Our Team Members were eager to participate.  There was music, refreshments and a lot of presents.  The children had a blast.”


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