How can we create a better future for everyone, together?
On Sept. 9, leaders in government, business, academia and civil society will join me and other HP colleagues in an online forum to address this question at the first global HP Living Progress Exchange.
As part of AECOM's sponsorship of more than 20 Fellows in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a program originated by U.S. President Barack Obama, AECOM Chief Sustainability Officer Gary Lawrence mentored the group on sustainability.
Over 65 employees of Quest Diagnostics and its neurology diagnostics business Athena Diagnostics accepted the ALS #IceBucketChallenge outside Quest’s new state-of-the-art laboratory in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Athena provides highly advanced ALS genetic testing services.
August 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Lines - Texas' largest cruise operator - presented the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, with a $10,000 check representing the proceeds from the "Pass the Boot" promotion during this season's home games.
As the Official Cruise Line of the Frisco RoughRiders, Carnival matched monetary donations made by fans during the Texas League tradition of "Passing the Boot" for the RoughRiders Foundation, team and individual players after each RoughRiders' home run.
August 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Building on their successful, long-standing relationship, Participant Media is joining DreamWorks Studios on two upcoming films: Steven Spielberg’s “Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller” written by Joel and Ethan Coen, based on an original script by Matt Charman and starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Amy Ryan; as well as The Light Between Oceans, a period drama based on the best-selling novel by M.L. Stedman, and written and directed by Derek Cianfrance, and starring Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz.
August 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In a few short weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has raised millions for The ALS Association through peer-to-peer fundraising. Also referred to as social fundraising, peer-to-peer fundraising is a method of fundraising that leverages supporters to fundraise on an organization's behalf - giving supporters tools to raise awareness about and money for causes that they believe in.
Superstar To Bring Holiday Cheer to Appalachia as Celebrity Guest for 72nd Year of Event
Six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter Amy Grant will be the celebrity guest on the Santa Train when it makes its 72nd journey to bring gifts to Appalachian families on Saturday, Nov. 22.
She will accompany Santa and event sponsors CSX, Dignity U Wear, Food City and the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce on the 110-mile trek. Fans can use the hashtag #santatrain14 to engage in the Santa Train conversation on social media.
Everyone talks about the transformative power of social enterprise – and they should. What doesn’t attract as much attention is the unglamorous but very necessary administrative side of the charitable world. In this blog series, we’re going to shed light on some rarely discussed challenges facing charities: the costs of donation processing, tax receipting, and the myth that 100% of your donation goes to the charity.