Grant to Help Junior Achievement Provide Approximately 78,000 Students in Greater Washington With Financial Literacy Skills Training
McLEAN, VA, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Capital One Financial Corporation today announced it will provide Junior Achievement of Greater Washington with a $1.8 million grant to help about 78,000 students in Greater Washington build their money management skills in the innovative hands-on learning environment of Junior Achievement Finance Park.
Annual Grant Program Enables Creative Ideas for World-Changing, Social Good
BOSTON, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today officially announced its call for 2014 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to showcase their skills as a powerful force for social good. Sappi established the Ideas that Matter grant program 15 years ago to create an innovative platform to fund designers who apply their creative talents to ideas that address significant issues facing our society.
Jim Souers receives award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for leadership and philanthropy.
SAINT LOUIS, November 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Last week, Missouri Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (MO ESGR) recognized Marcone Supply with its Above and Beyond Award. According to the ESGR website, the honor is given “in limited numbers by state committees to employers at the local level.” Just in time for Veterans Day, the award is on proud display at Marcone’s Creve Coeur corporate office.
The annual survey of corporate giving by the Chronicle of Philanthropy lists several tech corporations as among the most generous of all U.S. companies. The corporations that scored high donated between .02 percent of their pre-tax profit, recorded by IBM, and 1.4 percent, recorded by AT&T. AT&T donated $95 million to arts and culture, health, the United Way, education, and community development. Verizon gave $56 million for health and education issues and programs.
I don’t know what smells better – the sweet smell of a baby just-after-bath-time or the smell of sea salt coming off the ocean as the waves crash onto the beach. What I do know is that some of our most powerful memories are tied to scents. The smell of cookies in the oven may remind you of your Grandmother, or the smell of pine trees reminds you of the holidays. But what if there was a scent that made you remember a time when you made a difference in the lives of women and children?