By Richard Dyer, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent
The fourth annual Water for Living drive has collected more than 10,000 bottles of water to help those in need in our community. The drive, spearheaded this year by the United Way of Pinal County, is held each summer at several locations throughout the city with donations being distributed to area agencies.
Member companies donate over $1.1 billion dollars for second year in a row
WASHINGTON – The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) today announced it will award 28 financial services companies with its “FSR Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Award” on Capitol Hill this Wednesday for their commitment to expanding financial literacy and volunteering in communities across America.
The recipients of FSR’s 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Leadership Awards are:
By BBN Staff: Scotiabank is giving away scholarships to 60 primary school students country wide, beginning today with the downtown Belize City branch.
The bank held a brief ceremony at the brach this afternoon, where they gifted their scholarship recipients with backpacks full of school supplies for the upcoming school year. The bank’s Vice President, Michael Shaw, explained that today marks the 11th year that the bank has kept this commitment.
Long-term partnership bringing rapid relief in times of trouble
The cost of natural disasters worldwide could reach $314 billion annually by 2030, up from around $250 billion now, according to a 2016 report by the World Bank, which cites rising climate change as a key threat to cities around the globe.
Friends For Life Now Powered by Solar to Help Save More Animals’ Lives
Reliant powers, protects and simplifies life, now for both people and animals alike. Today the company announced the donation of $110,000 to Houston’s Friends For Life, the only no-kill, LEED-certified animal rescue shelter and adoption organization in Houston. The donation supports the installation of rooftop solar and solar on the nonprofit’s Mobile Adoption Vehicle.
TORONTO, April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank is donating $500,000 USD to help with the rescue, relief and recovery efforts in Peru following the recent flooding and landslides. Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by the events.
"It is important that we contribute to the relief efforts during the ongoing flooding," said Miguel Uccelli, CEO of Scotiabank Peru. "We recognize that many of Scotiabank's customers, employees and friends have been affected and and want to support the work that's being done to help those in need during this difficult time."
A $400,000 donation from Scotiabank will benefit NAIT students and help the polytechnic continue to grow to meet the needs of Alberta. Announced today, the gift will be used to fund campus expansion, student scholarships and the NAIT International Student Centre.
More specifically, the $400,000 donation has been earmarked for the following areas:
As a Butler Alumnus, I was beyond proud that our small school from Indiana showed everyone that they could compete with the country’s basketball powerhouses. Existing fans like me grew more enthusiastic, and the team gained countless new Bulldog supporters as others around the country jumped on the underdog bandwagon.
Many were left without electricity following ice storms in northeastern New Brunswick. Scotiabank is donating $15,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help with the relief efforts in the area. If you would like to contribute, visit: http://bit.ly/2jR3zqX.
Scotiabank has donated $1 million to Children’s Health Foundation and London Health Sciences Foundation, fundraising partners of London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), to fund The Scotiabank Family Assistance Program, which supports women, children and their families experiencing financial hardship during treatment.