Veterans CSR News

Cisco System Engineers Help Veterans’ Families Stay Connected

by Michael Veysey
Blog

Pete Sawyer is a systems engineer at Cisco. He’s a military veteran, having served seven years in the United States Army. He’s also a global problem solver, using decades of military and IT experience to make a difference in his local community.

Through his volunteer work with the Fisher House Foundation, Pete is ensuring veterans’ families stay connected while their loved ones receive necessary medical treatment.

Walmart Expands Military Leave of Absence Policy for its Associates, Removing Barriers to Service

Company announces more than 170,000 veteran hires since 2013 and grants $100,000 to Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Walmart announced expansions to its military leave of absence policy, offering differential pay to all eligible military associates taking on assignments lasting more than three days and through the duration of leave – including basic training. Walmart has offered differential pay since 2008.

Sears, Rebuilding Together Launch 10th Annual Heroes at Home Campaign

Press Release

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., May 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sears’ commitment to supporting veterans and military families dates back to WWI and has never wavered. That legacy endures as Sears launches its 10th annual Heroes at Home campaign with Rebuilding Together to raise funds and assist military families in need by making critical home repairs and modifications. Rebuilding Together affiliates and Sears volunteers nationwide will complete dozens of projects this spring, adding to the nearly 1,700 rebuilds completed since the program launched a decade ago.

How I Became a Techie: Michael Sapos

Blog

“The thing I’m most proud of is how we’ve helped veterans through hiring and training. I think it’s one of Qualcomm’s best achievements.” — Michael Sapos

A Show of Solidarity for the Arts in America

Donna Betts, PhD, ATR-BC, AATA President
Article

It’s a critical time for the arts and healthcare across the USA. In solidarity with Americans for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and dozens of arts organizations, the AATA was a proud National Partner for the 30th annual Arts Advocacy Day, March 20 and 21, 2017, in Washington, DC. Executive Director Cynthia Woodruff and I represented the AATA at the event’s National Arts Action Summit.

Piedmont Natural Gas Honored for Support of Employee Military Roles

Press Release
  • March 25 event recognizes employers for backing National Guard, Reserve.

  • Increasing job opportunities, easing burden of deployments among goals.
     

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Piedmont Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, announced it has been recognized for its support of employees who are military veterans or serve in the National Guard and Reserve.

Diverse and Inclusive Workforce Inspires Innovation at Shire

Blog

At Shire, we are committed to people of all races, genders and sexual orientations. We believe our collective differences provide a solid foundation for our sector-leading position. Harnessing our differences provides a wealth of ideas and innovations that allow us to be more responsive to customer needs.

Rebuilding Together Affiliates to Engage 40,000 Volunteers on 1,600 Rebuild Projects During National Rebuilding Month this April

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides homeowners in need with critical home repairs, will host its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 40,000 volunteers will serve in more than 1,600 affiliate-led rebuild projects across the country throughout National Rebuilding Month.

Press Release

Rebuilding Together, a leading national nonprofit in safe and healthy housing that provides homeowners in need with critical home repairs, will host its annual National Rebuilding Month this April. Nearly 40,000 volunteers will serve in more than 1,600 affiliate-led rebuild projects across the country throughout National Rebuilding Month.

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