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Measuring Employee Community Involvement

By Peter Dudley

Measuring Employee Community Involvement

How do you measure success of employee community involvement? Are the metrics changing?

I bet you’d be surprised to find out that your matching gifts program doesn't affect how happy your employees are with your company. I know it surprised me, when the analysis of our data came back not too long ago. 

CITGO Madison Terminal Helps Student Learning in Real-World Experience

CITGO Contributes to Adopt-A-Class Program
Press Release

Madison­­, Wis., Feb. 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As part of the McFarland Business & Education Partnership Adopt-A-Class program, the CITGO Madison terminal recently presented the McFarland School District with a $1,000 contribution to be used for field trips and new supplies. The McFarland High School Administration’s David Piovanetti and Anne Nichols accepted the gift on behalf of the McFarland School District.

Fifteen Public Schools Across the Country Named National Finalists in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

The Community Choice Winner, chosen by public online voting, will receive $138,000* in technology and cash to support STEM learning
Press Release

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., February 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Fifteen public schools from across the country – Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Indiana, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wyoming – have won $35,000* in technology as finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, a national competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.  

Partnering to Protect Health Workers From Ebola


Written by AmeriCares

Almost a full year since the largest Ebola outbreak in history began, the epidemic’s death toll has passed 9,000. The greatest number of fatalities have occurred in Liberia and Sierra Leone; in recent weeks, there has been an increase in cases in Guinea. From the start of the crisis, AmeriCares has provided under-resourced hospitals and health facilities with the supplies they need to combat the outbreak, sending 43 shipments of medicine, supplies and protective equipment to partners in the three most affected countries.

With Cisco Support, Feeding America Helps Clients Chart a Path to Self-Sustainability


This post was written by guest blogger Kelli Walker, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America

Cisco has been a significant strategic partner with Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. Since 2009 Cisco has helped fund various pilots that use technology to increase efficiency in our operations, transportation, and food sourcing throughout the Feeding America national network of 200 food banks. Strategic thought partners like Cisco have allowed our network to feed more than 46 million people in need every year.

Providing Healthy Starts

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Sanofi Pasteur has a long history of supporting nonprofits that offer local children healthy beginnings, such as Pocono Alliance and its Healthy Start Early Childhood Screening program. This free program, funded by both Sanofi Pasteur philanthropic support and the company-spearheaded Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser, provides early detection of a child’s vision, hearing, speech, and motor skill impairments, as well as any social, emotional, or developmental issues. Those screening results are obtained in just 30 minutes.

Subaru of America, Inc. Sponsors 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show for the 14th Consecutive Year

Press Release

CHERRY HILL, NJ, February 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. is proud to mark its 14th year as a sponsor of the Philadelphia Flower Show produced by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS). The show runs from February 28 through March 8, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This year’s theme, “Celebrate the Movies,” is one which is sure to please attendees who are looking for a ‘technicolor’ break from the snowy, gray skies.

Inter-Departmental Collaboration: Strengthen Your Brand and Employee Retention Through Working Together

By Tiffany Calderon

In many of our companies, silos exist between departments. Our challenge lies in breaking down those silos and growing synergies across business lines. We know that skills shared across functions strengthen the company as a whole. Inter-departmental collaboration, especially on community-based programs not only breaks down silos within a company, but also helps build your brand within the community.

CITGO & Quality State Oil Host Miss Wisconsin to Support Q Mart Shamrocks Against Dystrophy Fundraiser

Local CITGO Marketer Raises Funds for Sheboygan Area Children Living With Muscular Dystrophy
Press Release

SHEBOYGAN, Wis., Feb. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On Feb. 21, CITGO and Quality State Oil hosted Miss Wisconsin, Raeanna Johnson, at Sheboygan area gas stations as part of the annual CITGO Q Mart Shamrocks Against Dystrophy fundraiser. The fundraiser, which began on February 1 and runs through St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, will benefit the children of the local Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) chapter.

Wish Kids Give Back: Cynthia’s Wish Inspires Medical Research


Two years ago, Make-A-Wish® granted Cynthia’s wish to donate to medical research. Cynthia has a life-threatening kidney disease that required travel for treatments, and her one true wish is for other children to be able to receive their treatment locally. The long-term goal of Cynthia’s donation was to bring a pediatric nephrologist to her North Texas hometown so other children wouldn’t have to travel long distances for kidney treatments. Two years later, Cynthia finally shook the hand of El Paso’s new pediatric nephrologist.

The beginning of a wish to give back


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