North Carolina

Action Team Captains Take Action Against Hunger, Featured in Local Paper


Oct. 16 marked the annual celebration of World Food Day. It was also the day that Glenn High School Principal Brad Craddock walked into his office to find his entire desk covered with non-perishable canned and boxed food, 192 items to be exact.

The Action Team captains at the school in Kernersville, N.C., had covered his desk with the donated food in celebration of World Food Day.

“We wanted to get involved because we heard that there was such a need for non-perishable food,” Action Team coordinator and English teacher Laura Horn explained.

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement

The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

29 North Carolina Companies and Investors Urge Gov. McCrory's Timely Implementation of EPA's Clean Power Plan

Letter stresses clean energy solutions as the most cost-effective way to drive business investment and generate jobs in transition to a low-carbon economy
Press Release

BOSTON, Jul 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, 29 businesses and investors with a significant presence in North Carolina issued a letter to Governor Patrick McCrory offering strong support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan for existing

TWC Honors Our Fallen Heroes

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By Karine Stallings, Director Internal Communications, Time Warner Cable

Across Time Warner Cable – employees from Los Angeles to Albany, NY – came together to recognize our fallen heroes this past Memorial Day.

Exciting Accelerator News!

By: Jacob Saperstein

We hoped that we’d see our Aspire Accelerator participants grow, succeed and reach their goals while they are part of our program… and so far, so good!

Lea(R)n, one of the companies in the class, has just announced a new partnership with the state of North Carolina. This means that the state can now easily harness the expertise of North Carolina’s 98,000 teachers to make decisions about what technologies work well in the classroom.

Beyond GSK: An insider look at STEMAccelerator

STEMAccelerator is helping kids prepare for exciting STEM careers and is supported through GSK's $1 million grant.
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The new Beyond GSK segment is centered on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education and GSK’s one million dollar commitment to NC New Schools’ brand new initiative called STEMAccelerator. In this episode, you will meet Cyclops, a robot made from nuts, bolts, sensors and switches. Cyclops is one way that high school students in North Carolina are being inspired by science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). 

Local Nonprofits Contributing to a Healthier Community Encouraged to Apply for Ten $40,000 Awards

Press Release

April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - GlaxoSmithKline (@GSKUS) and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (@PhillySJUnited) today issued the call for applications for the GSK IMPACT Awards.  This annual awards program will honor up to ten local nonprofit organizations with $40,000 each in recognition of their exceptional achievements in contributing to a healthier Greater Philadelphia Region.

Cisco Joins North Carolina Governor in Helping Our Military Heroes Find Jobs


According to North Carolina Governor McCrory, 27,000 military service members in his state will leave the armed forces in 2015 alone, representing a massive pool of highly-skilled talent. Military veterans have a strong work ethic, are accustomed to working under pressure, can make decisions smartly but swiftly, and are well organized.

But often the greatest challenge they have is translating those skills into something that we, in the civilian workforce, can understand and relate to our job requirements.

Nine Local Nonprofits Receive $40,000 Each in GSK IMPACT Awards for Building a Healthier Triangle Region

- Winners address pressing community health challenges, including helping kids succeed in school, improving access to affordable housing, and increasing healthy eating.
Press Release

November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - GlaxoSmithKline (@GSKUS) today announced the winners of this year’s GSK IMPACT Award for the Triangle region during a ceremony at GSK’s Research Triangle Park (RTP) Campus. Nine local nonprofits earned $40,000 each in recognition of their exceptional achievements in contributing to a healthier Triangle region.

The 2014 GSK IMPACT Award winners are:

Hanesbrands And Its Employees Raise More Than $2.2 Million For United Way Of Forsyth County, N.C., And Earn Seventh United Way Honor For Campaign Excellence

Press Release

March 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ HanesBrands announced today that the company and its employees raised $2.2 million for the United Way of Forsyth County as part of another award-winning employee campaign in 2013.

Hanes and its employees represent the largest corporate giver to the United Way chapter and have given more than $34 million since 1999 to help fund an array of social services to families and individuals in need in Forsyth County.


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