Philanthropy CSR News

Making Magnum's Wish Come True

The heart of a Jedi
Blog

The force is strong in this one.

Forest City Associates Wear Jeans, Raise $250,000 for National and Local Charities

Press Release

CLEVELAND, March 6, 2015  /3BL Media/ – Cleveland-based associates at Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) recently passed a collective milestone by donating more than $250,000 to the company’s “Jeans Day for Charity” program since its inception in 2004.  More than 130 national, regional and local non-profit organizations have benefited from the program, which allows associates to wear blue jeans to work at the company’s Cleveland headquarters each Fridays in exchange for a five-dollar donation.

Princess Cruises and Houston Texans Team up for First-Ever Jr. Training Camp@Sea

Local Boys & Girls Club Children Hosted Aboard Emerald Princess in Port of Houston
Press Release

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., March 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Princess Cruises and the Houston Texans proudly hosted a group of local Boys & Girls Club youth for a first-ever Jr.

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Supports Björk Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Launch of augmented audio guide developed in cooperation with Volkswagen experts
Summary: 
  • Multimedia exhibition dedicated to the creative work of Icelandic singer and artist Björk
  • Further element of multi-year partnership of Volkswagen Group of America with MoMA and MoMA PS1
  • Launch of augmented audio guide developed in cooperation with Volkswagen experts
Press Release
  • Multimedia exhibition dedicated to the creative work of Icelandic singer and artist Björk
  • Further element of multi-year partnership of Volkswagen Group of America with MoMA and MoMA PS1
  • Launch of augmented audio guide developed in cooperation with Volkswagen experts

Capital One Launches $150 Million Initiative to Help More Americans Succeed in a Digital Economy

Capital One and Burning Glass Technologies release new research highlighting digital skills gap. Capital One, General Assembly, and Grovo announce new efforts to help prepare more low-to-moderate income Americans with the digital skills
Press Release

MCLEAN, Va., March 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Capital One today announced it will focus $150 million in community grants and initiatives over the next five years to help empower more Americans to succeed in an ever-changing digitally-driven economy.  With its new Future EdgeSM initiative, Capital One will collaborate with leading educational and community organizations across the country to address areas of critical need that impact the nation’s current and future ability to grow and prosper in the digital age.  Through Future Edge, Capital One will provide community

Mary Kay Global Day of Beauty - Washington, DC Event

Multimedia with summary

Fashion designer and Mary Kay Cause Champion Abi Ferrin shares her story of survival and recovery from domestic abuse with participants at Mary Kay’s Global Day of Beauty. The event delivered beauty and pampering services to survivors of domestic abuse at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on March 4, 2015 in honor of International Women’s Day.

Read more:
Survivors of Domestic Violence Across the U.S. Get Surprise Makeovers from Mary Kay

Employee Engagement: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever Before

Blog

Younger American workers are increasingly the focus of corporate attention because they will make up 75% of the U.S. workforce by 2025. But study after study shows that this younger generation isn’t content walking in the footsteps of those that came before them but is intent on charting its own course. For example, as Exhibit 1 below shows, while 75% of surveyed baby boomers intend to stay with their employers for the long term, merely 46% of younger professionals (aged 20 to 29 years) value long-term corporate loyalty.

America’s Charities Recognized for Commitment to Women and Girls with Inclusion in The Ideagen 100 List

Press Release

NEW YORK, March 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - America’s Charities, a mission-driven organization that connects public and private sector employers with charities to engage employees in greater giving, has been named to the Ideagen 100 List.

The announcement occurred at Ideagen’s quarterly summit, “Empowering Women and Girls—a 50-50 Planet,” which was held at the United Nations Headquarters.

Gildan to Donate U.S. $3.5 Million to Community Projects in Honduras

Summary: 
  • Funds to be distributed through FUNDEIH (Foundation for the integral development of Honduras)
  • Donation proceeds to fund projects related to education, health, living conditions and housing in the northern region of the country
Press Release
  • Funds to be distributed through FUNDEIH (Foundation for the integral development of Honduras)
  • Donation proceeds to fund projects related to education, health, living conditions and housing in the northern region of the country

Kohler Co. Associates Help Special Needs Organization with Musical Prep

Sales team adds local giveback activity to its annual business meeting.
Article

Setting the Stage for Stewardship

When Kohler Power Systems associates from throughout the U.S. gathered for their 2015 sales kickoff meeting, they were challenged to tap into their creative side.

Pages

Subscribe to Philanthropy