Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, health and wellness
NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $250,000 in donations for two local nonprofits to help revitalize Nashville neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.
Identified in collaboration with the city of Nashville, the Wells Fargo grants will provide support for new construction of affordable housing as well as for health and wellness.
It’s the country music capital of the world. You can buy cowboy boots on sale and you might even see Blake Shelton take to The Stage on any given day. But this weekend, Nashville was just the next stop on Ed Anderson’s cross-country bike ride to raise $1 million to help find forever families for the children in the U.S. foster care system.
Ed Anderson is a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA and he is riding 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness and critical funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
Aramark and the Martha O’Bryan Center teamed up in Nashville to create a hub for ongoing workforce education and training as part of Aramark Building Community Day, the company's global day of service.
Volunteers transformed underutilized classrooms into work-friendly spaces to host a series of career workshops that provided information on interviewing, how to retain a job, dressing for success and financial literacy.
Miss Tennessee Hayley Lewis joins CITGO to show support for local good works programs
NASHVILLE, June 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation demonstrated its dedication to Nashville area children in May with visits to several local charities and schools. With help from Miss Tennessee Hayley Lewis, CITGO showed its support for the Whole Life Market and Backpack Program, the Central Tennessee Soccer League and two area elementary schools.
Series of Events Hosted by Arby’s to Raise Awareness of Summer Hunger in America
ATLANTA, May 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As the final bell nears at schools across America, millions of children await the joys of summer. But for millions more, that closing bell brings uncertainty about when and where their next meal will come from. According to No Kid Hungry, of the 22 million kids who receive a free or reduced-price lunch during the school year, only 17.5 percent receive proper nourishment during the summer months.
Stephen Badger of the Mars board presented with the inaugural award in recognition of Mars’ work around Mutuality
NASHVILLE, Tennessee, November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Global Action Platform announced today that Mars, Incorporated has been awarded with the first-of-its-kind “Global Shared Value Award” at the third annual Global Action Summit in Nashville. Mars, Incorporated Board Member, Stephen Badger, received the award on behalf of the company, presented by Dr. Fareed Zakaria CNN host and moderator of the Summit.
Cindy McConkey, Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility with Scripps Networks has a reputation for getting things done. From the top of her to-do list....showing Chris Grundy and Matt Muenster how to use power tools during the Rebuilding Together event.
“Two community problems addressed with a simple, yet brilliant idea.”
–Doug McMillon, CEO and President of Wal-mart Stores Inc., speaking about the Enactus Belmont University team in this video about the Spring Back Recycling Project, a mattress recycling program that provides employment opportunities for those in need.
Doug McMillon, President and CEO of WalMart Stores, Inc. shows how Enactus students in the USA are breaking down mattresses and building up lives.
Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.