Northbrook, Ill., Aug. 21, 2015 – Thousands of youth across Chicago’s underserved communities are working in summer jobs, building social skills, receiving counseling, and even learning ballet, through Allstate’s Safe Summer Grants totaling $500,000.
One of the highlights of my job as a Community Partnerships Representative is seeing kids learn about the fascinating world of science that exists all around them.
When I hear kids say they want to become scientists, I know that our GSK Science in the Summer™ program is making a difference in their lives. Aditi, an 8-year-old who attended Science in the Summer in Montgomery County, made my day when she took the time to speak with me about her future.
Can businesses really thrive and succeed in doing right by people? It always seemed so but but now the proof is in the pudding. Fortune Magazine, one of the top financial publications, and FSG, a non-profit social consulting firm, have recognized GSK as #6 in the world as a company that’s doing well by doing good for other people.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, domestic violence survivors in Miami, Washington, D.C., New York City and Los Angeles received a much-deserved day of beauty and pampering from Mary Kay. Many of the women we had the honor of hosting are currently living in emergency housing or are in transition while they rebuild their lives after fleeing an abusive relationship.
Local organization Vet Your Pet was chosen by the community to receive the first Republic Rewards Community Grant.
"This is a program we are rolling out nationwide," said Doug McFarland, general manager of Republic Services for Southern Illinois and Southeast Missouri. "Mt. Vernon was one of four pilot spots for the Republic Rewards grant program."
Distance runners from six continents benefitting from medical technology to run Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon events this October
MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Twenty-five long-distance runners who benefit from medical technology will be honored as the 2015 “Medtronic Global Heroes” when they run as a team in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile on Sunday, October 4, 2015.
One in four Texans lives at or below the poverty level; for children, it's nearly one in three. More than 6.3 million Texans - including 1.2 million children - lack health insurance. The uninsured are up to four times less likely to have a regular source of health care and are more likely to die from health-related problems. Related to communicable diseases, it is estimated that 1 in 4 children living in Texas go without all the necessary immunizations to lead healthy, happy lives due to a lack of affordability and access to medical care.