Affluent, educated and young parents are worst offenders
Washington, D.C., September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), Safe Kids Worldwide today released “Buckle Up: Every Ride, Every Time,” a new study that finds an alarming percentage of parents are not always taking the time to ensure their children are safely secured in vehicles.
Grant to help expand ‘Keeping it Green’ program to more classrooms and families
DETROIT, September 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The GM Foundation is donating $100,000 to aid the Central Park Conservancy’s “Keeping it Green” service learning program to introduce pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students to the importance of preserving and caring for New York City’s Central Park.
DETROIT, August 15, 2013 /3BL Media/- The General Motors Foundation is granting $100,000 to Leadership America, the longest-running, national women’s development program of its kind in the U.S. The organization of established women leaders offers unique learning environments, as well as professional and personal development opportunities for its more than 2,200 graduate members.
General Motors Foundation and Buick recognize 2013 STEM-focused scholars
DETROIT, August 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, today announced scholarships totaling approximately $4.2 million to 1,100 recipients pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM, information technology and other fields important to the automotive industry.
Funds support ‘Never Leave Your Child Alone in a Car’ heatstroke prevention campaign
DETROIT, July 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As summer temperatures continue to climb, so does the risk of child injuries and deaths due to heatstroke. To help raise awareness of this issue, the General Motors Foundation is providing $200,000 to Safe Kids Worldwide to support the organization’s Never Leave Your Child Alone in a Carcampaign.
Plant, community initiatives still underway to support ‘Help 4 Oklahoma’ campaign
FLINT, Mich., June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors Co. employees around the country have so far raised approximately $28,500 to help people in tornado-ravaged Oklahoma.
In some instances, plant collections by GM and the UAW have been supplemented with donations from GM retirees, contract workers, dealers and suppliers, who pitched in to provide assistance to tornado victims in the Oklahoma City region, which was hit by a series of deadly twisters in a span of less than two weeks.
Forgotten Harvest leads aid gathering for Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and tornado victims
DETROIT, May 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The General Motors Foundation is pledging $50,000, and Chevrolet is donating a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup to Forgotten Harvest to assist with the organization’s “Help 4 Oklahoma” campaign to get supplies to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma and help those impacted by this week’s devastating tornadoes.
Donation leads Habitat for Humanity response to restore devastated neighborhoods
DETRIOT, May 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The General Motors Foundation is pledging $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity to help victims of the recent tornadoes in five Texas counties. The funds will be used to help restore neighborhoods devastated by Wednesday’s storms.
Company and GM Foundation recognized with Summit Award
DETROIT, April 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The United Way Worldwide on Thursday honored General Motors with its Summit Award for making a difference in Metro Detroit and communities across the United States, particularly in the area of education.
WASHINGTON, January 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The General Motors Foundation is providing a $1 million grant to Habitat for Humanity International to help with neighborhood revitalization efforts in 12 U.S. cities. The grant was presented Thursday by Foundation President and GM Director of Corporate Relations Vivian Pickard during the Washington Auto Show.