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What Is Toyota's Partnership with Audubon All About?

By Paul M.J. Suchecki
Blog

Like a number of automakers, Toyota's philanthropy has been keenly attuned to STEM education in recent years, as we reported recently. What's less well known is that Toyota supports some environmental work as well. The company makes environmental grants in Japan and overseas.

Another 51 Great Sites for CSR, Corporate Volunteering, & Workplace Giving (UPDATED)

The sequel to Realized Worth's Chris Jarvis' 2009 post entitled 51 Great Sites for Corporate Social Responsibility.
Blog

In 2009, Realized Worth’s Chris Jarvis published a list entitled 51 Great Sites for Corporate Social Responsibility. To this day, that article receives thousands of reads per week – and it’s high time we provided an update. Realized Worth is excited to present Another 51 Great Sites for Corporate Social Responsibility!

The North Face Announces 2015 Explore Fund Grants Open for Applications

$500,000 to be awarded to non-profit organizations that connect people to the outdoors
Press Release

Alameda, CA, March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The North Face today announced the 2015 Explore Fund grant-giving program is now open through April 17, 2015 for applications and $500,000 will be awarded to organizations this year. The Explore Fund provides grants to organizations that connect people to the outdoors in meaningful ways, with youth as the primary focus.

Jerome Williams Juggle Glove Interests

Article

Jerome Williams is juggling a number of glove interests this season.

The Phillies pitcher began using a pink glove during his comeback season in 2011 as an honor to his mom, Deborah, who died of breast cancer in 2001.

“It was 10 years after she died and a way to remember her,” Williams said Monday. “It worked out well for me that year, returning to the majors for the first time in four years, so I decided to keep using that pink glove.”

Five UK Charities to Receive Pro Bono Advice as Morgan Stanley Launches Second UK Strategy Challenge

Press Release

NEW YORK, March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that five UK-based charitable organisations will benefit from the Firm’s second UK Strategy Challenge.  The Strategy Challenge is Morgan Stanley’s signature skills-based volunteer programme, launched in the United States seven years ago, to provide non-profit organisations with pro bono strategic consulting.

The five UK organisations taking part in this year’s challenge are:

VIDEO: Kohler India Gives Back to Mobile Creches Centers

Watch how associates are supporting an organization focused on educating the children of migrant workers.
Article

In a continued partnership with Mobile Creches, some of our Kohler India associates have been providing health, education and nutrition resources to underprivileged youth near Gurgaon. As part of our adoption of one of the centers, our team also works to empower mothers to advocate for accessible, affordable and quality childcare.

JetBlue's New Mentoring Program Helping Small, Responsible Food Companies Get Off the Ground

by Sustainable Brands
Article

JetBlue Airways recently launched its first business mentoring program, called BlueBud (buddies + budding new companies), which will offer small and startup responsible food companies an opportunity to get their businesses off the ground (pun intended) and their products onboard commercial aircraft.

Action for Healthy Kids and CSX Announce Every Kid Healthy Grants for 2015-2016 School Year

Funds will advance health and wellness initiatives in schools and increase physical activity among students
Press Release

CHICAGO, March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) and CSX today announced the call for applications for Every Kid Healthy Grants for the 2015-2016 school year. Nearly 300 grants will be awarded to schools to support increasing physical activity and promoting nutrition initiatives.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Receives $200,000 Grant from James M. Cox Foundation

Grant to support technology enhancements through “Connected Patient Project”
Press Release

PHOENIX, March 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Phoenix Children’s Hospital received a $200,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation. The grant will support the hospital’s “Connected Patient Project,” which provides customized patient care information on tablets.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital uses Journey Boards as tools to help families of a sick child identify what they need to know before taking their child home from the hospital. Parts of the Journey Board may also be applied to a clinic or emergency room visit.

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