Last month, Adobe's Design and Sustainability & Social Impact teams joined forces to host two design thinking events benefitting nonprofit partners. The goals of these events, called Pro Bono Design Challenge, were threefold: to quickly generate design solutions for nonprofit partners, to spread the core tenets of design thinking internally, and to integrate the aptitudes and perspective of a diverse group of Adobe talent for social impact. And the results? Inspiring.
Nationwide Call for Schools to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
STAMFORD, Conn. August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin to gather their notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the new school year, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the country with the launch of its 7th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration is now open for the fall recycling competition at http://Recycle-Bowl.org/.
Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, GrowNYC Partner on Beautification Volunteer Events
Goose Island Beer Company stopped by New York City on July 29 and Philadelphia on Aug. 5 as part of its Migration Week Tour, which brings the popular Goose Island craft beer to more than 25 cities across the country and throughout the world, encouraging friends and patrons to meet their brewers and enjoy their beers. During five of the week-long tour stops, Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partners are conducting community improvement volunteer events.
Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires coordinated action by local civil society, the business community and international donor organizations. We talk to Anders Gerdin, to understand the perspective of the development agencies and policymakers involved in this effort.
CHERRY HILL, NJ, August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of its 50th anniversary, and in keeping with its philosophy of supporting local communities, Subaru of America, Inc. announced today its donation of 50 vehicles to Meals on Wheels America. This fall, 50 new 2018 Subaru Outback vehicles will be donated to select Meals on Wheels programs throughout the country, to be used in the delivery of an estimated 53,000 meals to an additional 3,700 seniors across 39 states.
Among the many everyday products Domtar makes, none may be more essential than our infant diapers and adult incontinence products.
While essential, these products can be unaffordable for some families. And, in the midst of a natural disaster, even unavailable.
Domtar’s Comfort and Care program, launched in 2016, strives to help alleviate financial and emotional stress on families and individuals by providing diaper donations to diaper banks and care facilities.
The Safeway Foundation's Cancer Research and Treatment campaign raised $450,000 in stores throughout the division during the month of May. In addition, the foundation is awarding another $207,000 to beneficiaries of the campaign for a grand total of $657,000. The money raised benefits a variety of local organizations that provide services for breast cancer research and treatment in Northern Nevada, Northern California and Hawaii.
Grantees will receive funding for the following focus areas:
BENTON TOWNSHIP — When Navya Radhakrishnan agreed to an internship at Whirlpool Corp., she never imagined using a hammer and nails.
However, the 28-year-old who spent her summer in the appliance maker’s finance leadership program did just that on a Friday afternoon, where she helped build a wall for a Harbor Habitat for Humanity house in Benton Township.