How will first-generation students from low-income backgrounds navigate the uncertainty?
Bottom Line partners with students from underserved communities to get into college, graduate, and launch a thriving career. Their model is predicated on the power of relationship-based, data-driven advising to provide first-generation students from low-income backgrounds with the best possible opportunity to graduate from college and achieve economic mobility. Legg Mason has been proud to partner with them over the years, understanding that personalized services are crucial to helping students navigate the pressures of higher education.
Spring has sprung and as we continue to physical distance, gardening is a perfect way to get fresh air, exercise, improve your mental health, and connect with nature.
Whether you have a small apartment balcony or a sprawling yard, you can add green to any space. Start by planning a course of action, and with these tips from Keep America Beautiful, you can have your garden flourishing in no time.
International Nonprofit Provides 126K+ Swabs Globally to Help Fight Virus
NEW YORK, April 27, 2020 /3BL Media/DKMS, the world’s largest bone marrow and blood stem cell donor center, has joined the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), providing 12,000 sterile buccal swabs to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to be used to test and diagnose the deadly virus.
The buccal swabs were picked up from DKMS US headquarters in Manhattan and delivered to MSK directly.
A program we’re calling “manufacture to donate” works just like it sounds.
Several of our plants are now making food, boxing it up, and sending it straight to Feeding America. The organization is providing it to its network of 200 member food banks, food pantries and meal programs.
It’s another way we’re addressing the urgent need for hunger relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more than a decade, Legg Mason has taken the time each year to celebrate Earth Day. Beginning with the founding of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) function in 2008, our annual Earth Day activities have become increasingly important. While we may be celebrating a bit differently this year, we remain just as committed to key sustainability initiatives.
Nonprofit partners with creative director and stylist on videos and lookbook in support of garment employees around the world, featuring apparel made in Fair Trade Certified™ factories.
OAKLAND, Calif., April 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA is proud to unveil its annual lookbook and campaign, We Wear Fair Trade. This year’s campaign theme and lookbook, “She Wears Fair Trade,” was made in partnership with renowned creative director, activist, and stylist Rachael Wang, and features Fair Trade Certified apparel modeled by prominent human and environmental rights advocates who represent women’s empowerment.
Strategies for adapting programs and purposefully engaging employees
April is Volunteer Month, but with the COVID-19 pandemic cancelling many in-person/community volunteer opportunities, there are other ways to make an impact - virtually and remotely - during this time of social distancing. How do we continue to support the operation of nonprofit organizations - balancing their needs, your resources and current limitations imposed on us by COVID-19?