holiday giving

The Caring and Sharing Exchange Brings Holiday Cheer to Families in Need


The holiday season is a tough time for families in need. With so many different traditions -- gift giving, decoration, celebrations and more -- this time of year can really take a toll on adults and children alike.

Holiday Giving Made Simple: A Checklist

Corporate Philanthropy Programs are on the Rise

As we approach the holidays, this is a great time to kick off a specialized giving program for your company or just simply getting engaged in new and different ways. Whether you choose to donate volunteer hours from your company’s knowledge base, or offer a giving program that you may match for your charitable employees or simply identify the cause work your company wants to participate in, there is no better time to start rallying your workforce around a cause that drives passion and awareness.

Join Albertsons Companies to Give the Gift of Food


The holidays are a special time of year for families to gather around a bountiful meal and celebrate their good fortune. However, the holidays can also be a particularly difficult time of year to experience food insecurity – that means not all household members know where their next meal is coming from at all times. A United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) study found that ~48.1 million Americans lived in food insecure households in 2014.

CSR Food For Thought: A Tall Glass of Gratitude from Jack Daniel’s


The CSR Food for Thought series is a weekly roundup of relevant news from around the Web, presented to you in one bite-sized blog post. Follow us on Twitter for CSR news and trends throughout the week: @VM_Solutions.

Cisco Employees Working Together to Solve the World’s #1 Health Risk

by Sandra Wheatley

Hunger is the world’s #1 health risk, with 1 in 7 people going hungry worldwide. Hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. Close to 900 million people do not have enough to eat and 98 percent of them live in developing countries. Even in developed countries like the United States, 15 percent of households are food insecure, meaning its members have uncertain access to adequate and safe food.

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The Chrysler Foundation Shares Holiday Joy with Southeastern Michigan Organizations

Donations include toys, clothing, household merchandise and 20,000 die cast cars
Press Release

December 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The Chrysler Foundation is making the season brighter for local children and their families by donating more than 30,000 gifts, including toys, clothing, bicycles, household items and even pet supplies to six Southeastern Michigan organizations, such as the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.  

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A Charitable Alternative to Black Friday



Black Friday. This shopping day has become as synonymous with Thanksgiving as turkey, pumpkin pie, and football. In 2011, U.S. consumers spent $52 billion while shopping during Thanksgiving weekend.

But not everyone in the United States can enjoy the trappings of Thanksgiving, much less Black Friday.

CVS/pharmacy Partners with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® for 9th Annual Thanks and Giving® Campaign

Annual in-store fundraiser runs through Dec. 8
Press Release

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ -- CVS/pharmacy today announced its annual in-store fundraiser for the ninth year to support the St. Jude Children's Thanks and Giving campaign, a unique holiday program that raises awareness and funds for the pioneering research and exceptional care provided at St. Jude.

One Movement, Three Ways to Give


By Cassie Bair

We have Thanksgiving. We have Black Friday. We have Cyber Monday. And now we have #GivingTuesday.


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