Discovery Communications held their annual Impact Day on June 16, 2017. Over 4,000 Discovery employees across 60 offices in 37 different countries completed nearly 200 service projects. In this post, Laurel Schepp, Manager, Corporate Relations at Discovery, discusses the planning that goes into Impact Day, how they align the day with business goals, and what makes their overall volunteer program shine.
By: Tina Morefield, Director, Community Engagement for AT&T
Prom is one of the most memorable moments of a high school student’s life. During prom season, young people around the country are looking for a dress or tux to impress. But for many, the experience is out of reach. So, TLC, which is part of the Discovery Communications family of networks, AT&T and many other supporters teamed up to change that by offering over 300 deserving high school students the prom of their dreams.
-- Special Will Be Simulcast Across Discovery’s U.S. Networks on Father’s Day 2015 --
Silver Spring, Md., July 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Communications today announced a comprehensive program to support the My Brother’s Keeper initiative, a White House program that seeks to improve the expected life outcomes of boys and men of color -- while simultaneously altering public perception of them -- through public-private partnerships.
Discovery Employees, Industry Partners and Premier Lifestyle Brands Join Together to Make Prom More Accessible for Girls Across the Country with Mentorship, More than 1,200 Dresses, Makeup and Accessories
Silver Spring, Md., March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Communications today announced the national expansion of its annual SAY YES TO THE PROM initiative, promoting confidence and a positive self-image for deserving high school girls. Now in its third year, SAY YES TO THE PROM invites a select group of high school girls to meet with Monte Durham, star of TLC’s SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA, makeup and style experts as well as employees for mentoring, prom dress shopping and makeovers at Discovery’s global headquarters.
Discovery Education to Host Livestream Event Giving Students an Inside Look at Careers Fueled by STEM Education
November 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As part of #GivingTuesday on December 3, 2013, Discovery Communications is undertaking a number of activities designed to give back and make a difference in the communities where its employees live and work. The activities include the airing of #GivingTuesday PSAs across Discovery’s global networks, as well as an employee donation matching program benefitting victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
October 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Discovery Communications, the world’s #1 non-fiction media company, has teamed up with the Department for International Development to improve the lives of young girls living in Africa, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today on International Day of the Girl.
-- Working Mother Inaugurates October 15th as National Flex Day to “Celebrate and Embrace” Workplace Flexibility --
New York, NY, September 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Working Mother magazine today named Discovery Communications as one of the 2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies for its commitment to progressive workplace programs, including child care, flexibility, advancement and paid family leave. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.