In 2016, the cruise line AIDA Cruises once again offers its support to the democracy initiative “WIR. Erfolg braucht Vielfalt” (“WE. Success needs diversity”) by the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with a donation of 5,000 euros. With this, AIDA Cruises takes a stand against right-wing extremism.
On June 2, 2016, Sylvia Bretschneider, President of the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania State Parliament, and Martin Scriba, the initiator of the initiative, presented AIDA Cruises with a symbolic share in democracy.
Many believe that the relentless pursuit to offer the next compelling employee benefit that will attract and retain the talent companies need is a “race to the bottom.” But there’s a gem sitting right in front of us that is shinier than any trendy perk. Hint: it’s not free yoga classes, the drink fridge or bring-your-dog-to-work Fridays. It’s the idea of delivering up Goodness as part of the employee experience, which is even more powerful in a global context, as businesses continue to be challenged to create a unified corporate culture that transcends borders and leverages diversity.
Centennial, Colo. – Arrow Electronics sponsored the Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) Third Annual Golf Classic on July 11, which raised $189,000 for Denver Public School students to achieve their postsecondary goals.
“It was a great day for a great cause,” said Arrow Vice President David West, a member of the DSF’s board of directors and Golf Classic committee member. “The Denver Scholarship Foundation is truly making a huge impact on our community by creating a pipeline of educated employees for local businesses.”
Five new initiatives offering assistance to women, and educational and employment opportunities to disadvantaged youth from all over Italy.
GENOA, July 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ The Costa Crociere Foundation (www.costa-crociere-foundation.com) has concluded the annual selection process reserved for Italian non-profit organizations and has chosen six new social betterment and marine environmental protection projects for funding.
Interview with Kathy Gu - Program Manager, Living Progress, HPE & Corporate Responsibility Manager, SVCF
After reading Kathy Gu’s review of Benevity's 2016 Goodness Matters User Conference on the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) website, we thought it would be a good time to pick her brain for i
Hometown Cruise Line Supports Community Outreach Programs and Seattle Mariners
SEATTLE, July 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Through an expanded partnership with the Seattle Mariners, Seattle’s hometown cruise line is now the presenting sponsor of the “Salute to Those Who Serve” on-field recognition program honoring some of the men and women of the United States Military. And for the third season in a row, each strikeout thrown by a Seattle Mariners pitcher during a home game earns a donation from the cruise line to Seattle Children’s Hospital under the “Holland America Line K’s for Kids” program.
July 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line’s partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® extended to the links with the line’s sponsorship of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, an annual PGA-sanctioned golf tournament held in at the TPC Southwind course in Memphis, Tenn., the hospital’s hometown.
SEATTLE, June 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ — At a recent fundraising luncheon for Seattle’s American Cancer Society chapter aboard ms Amsterdam, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford spoke about his company’s commitment to raising money that will save lives and help end cancer. The cruise line hosted the fundraiser Sunday, June 12, at the Port of Seattle as a launch event for Hope Gala, an ASC black-tie celebration, live auction and exclusive dining experience to be held in September featuring Seattle chefs and local vintners.
Carnival Cruise Line’s guests have taken to the cruise line’s new charity partnership with The Children’s Hospital at Westmead with gusto – wiggling, wobbling and nutbushing their way through its inaugural Wiggle for Westmead dance parties.
The first ever Wiggle for Westmead event saw 120 Carnival Spirit guests put their dancing shoes on to raise more than $2200 for the children’s hospital, a feat quickly topped last week by guests during the second party, which raised an impressive $3100.