Carlos Gomez has helped establish a $13,000 fund to award scholarships for Hispanic students to attend Milwaukee Area Technical College.
A $4,000 commitment from Gomez was matched by a $4,000 donation from the League of United Latin American Citizens Council #333 and a $5,000 donation from the Milwaukee Area Technical College Foundation to create the MATC LULAC Carlos Gomez Hispanic Scholarship Fund.
Columbus Business First announced the honorees and finalists for the 2015 Corporate Caring Awards. The program honors for-profit companies for their financial contributions, volunteer service and other unique contributions to Columbus' charities and nonprofit organizations. Manheim Ohio was selected as a winner in the Medium Company category for its work with Canine Companions for Independence.
Assistance part of broader CITGO Caring for Our Coast Initiative
LAKE CHARLES, La., June 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Marking the start of the 2015 hurricane season and commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, CITGO Petroleum Corporation joined America's WETLAND Foundation as it announced new restoration efforts in Lafourche Parish during its Toast to the Coast celebration on June 1. The annual event honors individuals and businesses making a difference in the fight to save Louisiana's coast.
Subaru will be teaming up with Meals on Wheels to make volunteering at over 1,000 chapters across all 50 states easier than ever through an Online Volunteer Drive. Locally, some Subaru retailers will also be hosting volunteer drives at their locations where people around the country can pledge to volunteer. Retailers will also have the opportunity to adopt a Meals on Wheels route and to host “Stuff the Trunk” events, where food and supply donations are collected and delivered to a local senior center.
The recently unveiled Benito Juarez Park in Maywood, CA, was partially funded by a $50,000 Edison International grant.
The community of Maywood in southeast Los Angeles is the most densely populated city west of the Mississippi River. Homes are built very close together and kids have little room to play. But the landscape is changing as one of three vacant lots was recently transformed into a pocket park.
Dublin, June 22, 2015/3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it is seeking applications for the 2015 Bakken Invitation Award, a global program honoring and connecting people who have overcome health challenges with the help of medical technology and are now selflessly giving back to their communities.
Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) compels you to take action. Surrounded by philanthropists, community leaders, social entrepreneurs, educators and politicians, you can’t help but witness the impacts and feel the energy pulsing through the crowd.
Interpol halts use of FIFA funds for anticorruption program
The New York Times. Interpol suspended an agreement with FIFA on Friday that had called for the international police agency to receive 20 million euros over 10 years to fight corruption in soccer, citing the American investigations that have ensnared soccer’s world governing body.