Approximately 16,750 meals will be provided to local children who are at risk of hunger during this summer.
PHOENIX, June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The Sodexo Feeding Our Future® summer meal program expands to the Phoenix area this month to help fill the nutrition gap for local children, which widens with the end of the school year. Feeding Our Future is a summer feeding program in which Sodexo partners with community organizations to provide meals to children in need who are out of school for the summer.
Grant supports creation of new children’s exhibit to promote critical thinking skills
ORLANDO, Fla., June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $300,000 grant to Orlando Science Center to help build New KidsTown, an exhibit to serve children from infancy to age seven. The new children’s area will be three times larger than the current space and will feature play-based learning and high-touch explorations to promote critical thinking skills. New KidsTown will also feature a dedicated infant and toddler area.
Community Medical Center Employees Hold Volunteer Day to Launch Trail Development.
BEACHWOOD, N.J., June 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Barnabas Health has partnered with Ocean County, the National Recreation and Park Association and CBS EcoMedia to construct a new fitness-themed play pocket trail at Jakes Branch County Park in Ocean County. When complete, the Jakes Branch County Park Play Trail will provide local children and their families a trail experience that integrates play, physical activity, education and socialization. Jakes Branch County Park is a regional park located off of Double Trouble Road in Beachwood, New Jersey.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE), recently announced its Gold Sponsorship of the Charlotte Chamber’s GreenWorks Committee. Sealed Air, which announced last July it is moving its global headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina, sees this as an ideal opportunity to engage with the Charlotte business community on the topic of sustainability practices in business.
In Chicago, the Flame of Hope continues its journey to Los Angeles
CHICAGO, June 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ —CITGO Petroleum Corp. employees, friends and family joined members of the Special Olympics community in Chicago to welcome the Unified Relay Across America at a ceremonial lighting of the cauldron event at Polk Bros Park on Saturday, June 13. CITGO is the official fuel sponsor of the Unified Relay Across America, which brings the Olympic torch along three routes traveling across the country before reaching the 2015 Summer World Games in Los Angeles.
Program honors environmental volunteers; donates $20,000 to local environmental nonprofits
Baton Rouge, La., June 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ — This is the final week to nominate volunteers for Louisiana’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes program. Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, presents the program to honor local environmental volunteers.
Program to honor volunteers, donate $20,000 to local environmental nonprofits
Orlando, Fla., June 22, 2015/3BL Media/ — There is one week left to nominate environmental volunteers for Orlando’s inaugural Cox Conserves Heroes program. Nominations are being accepted through June 29 at www.9family.com for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. Nominee activities must be performed on a volunteer basis and may not be part of an individual’s paid job.
2015 Grant Program to Help Push National Partners Past 40,000 Volunteer Milestone
STAMFORD, Conn., June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds clean, green and beautiful communities, today announced Lowe’s has donated $1 million to support 50 local community service projects and Keep America’s Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program. The 2015 projects range from restoring neighborhood parks and planting community gardens to leading disaster restoration initiatives and large-scale cleanups.
The story of the Hermione, Freedom’s Frigate, is a fascinating history lesson. From her first voyage across the Atlantic in the 18th century, to her present day struggle for rebirth, it’s the story of the bond between two nations and the value of freedom that we often take for granted.