World’s largest leisure travel company and its flagship brand, Carnival Cruise Line, surpass goal and become second-largest U.S. Corporate Relay For Life donor with 2017 contribution
MIAMI, October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Foundation, the charitable arm of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, held its second Relay For Life fundraiser Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, for American Cancer Society.
Brand has raised more than $7.7 million since 2011
DETROIT, October 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the seventh consecutive year, Chevrolet and General Motors employees, dealers and customers are joining in the fight against breast cancer by proudly supporting the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® walks.
Chevrolet and participating dealers across the United States also support the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program through event sponsorships, team participation, customer engagement and other activities.
'On Deck' for a Cause invites guests to donate and walk in noncompetitive shipboard 5k
SEATTLE, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- In honor of World Cancer Day, Feb. 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $5 million for cancer support through "On Deck" programming that began in 2006. Currently the "On Deck" for a Cause program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom.
ATLANTA, November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The American Cancer Society and the CVS Health Foundation today awarded grants to 20 U.S. colleges and universities as part of their Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative (TFGCI), a $3.6 million multi-year program intended to accelerate and expand the adoption and implementation of 100 percent smoke-and tobacco-free campus policies. The announcement coincides this week with the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout.
Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73M in 2016 Global efforts to increase energy efficiency play a significant part in GM’s goal of meeting the electricity needs of its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. Sixteen GM facilities recently earned ENERGY STAR recognition for continued efforts to increase energy efficiency. Read more…>
$25MM in funding will expand scope of community-based cancer treatment, care and support for underserved patients
NEW YORK, October 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Today the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation joins the White House Cancer Moonshot initiative through its commitment to addressing health disparities in cancer care. In response to the Cancer Moonshot, the Foundation is committing $25 million in new funding to grantee partners to expand the current scope of community-based resources and survivorship support programs to underserved populations in the U.S.
Month-long October event supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford and Seabourn President Richard D. Meadows are joining a distinguished group of Seattle community leaders for America Cancer Society’s “Real Men Wear Pink” event during the month of October.
SEATTLE, June 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ — At a recent fundraising luncheon for Seattle’s American Cancer Society chapter aboard ms Amsterdam, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford spoke about his company’s commitment to raising money that will save lives and help end cancer. The cruise line hosted the fundraiser Sunday, June 12, at the Port of Seattle as a launch event for Hope Gala, an ASC black-tie celebration, live auction and exclusive dining experience to be held in September featuring Seattle chefs and local vintners.
Diagnostic insights, and the timing of them, can change our outcomes when we’re facing cancer. But there’s still so much we need to learn about cancer, and there are still too many people who remain unaware of their ability to detect their risks early. Over the years, we’ve supported research and patient advocacy in the fight against cancer, with millions of dollars of corporate and employee giving and fundraising.
With over 10,000 employees spread out across its Northeast footprint, Time Warner Cable employees are committed to those communities in which they live and work. The Northeast markets are very diverse in terms of geography as well as community needs, and a combination of national and grassroots nonprofit partnerships abound. The challenge is managing the partnerships and providing a variety of opportunity for those employees spread out across New York State.