World’s Largest Companies are Transforming Giving; Engaging Employees in Community Efforts
NEW YORK, NY, June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/— While economic recovery is taking its time, companies have not waited to rebound with their giving programs; the majority of companies increased giving since 2007 after adjusting for inflation, despite a slow recovery of corporate profits since the economic downturn. Both cash and non-cash giving increased during this timeframe, with a higher percentage of non-cash contributions in 2012 defining the post-recession giving era.
2013 Call for Entires Now Open- Due by July 19, 2013
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2013 Ideas that Matter Call for Entries Now Open
"For people who don't just make things pretty, but make things happen."
Since 1999, over 500 Charitable programs have been funded, for more than $12 million worldwide in support of causes that change our lives, our communities and ultimately, our planet. Sappi's Ideas that Matter grants support projects across a wide range of issues, reflecting the concerns and needs of communities that designers live in and care about most.
Continues to Open Doors for Social Good in 14th Year of Grant Program for Designers
BOSTON, May 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the 2013 Call for Entries for Ideas that Matter, an annual, innovative grant program that supports and transforms the creative ideas of designers into a powerful force for social good. Fourteen years ago, Sappi established the Ideas that Matter grant program to recognize and support designers who use their skills and expertise to solve communications problems for a wide range of charitable activities.
Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Distributes $1 Million to Support Pediatric Cancer Research Projects Nationwide
ATLANTA, April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research (Rally), a national non-profit organization, has announced its annual funding allocation for 2013. For the first time in the organization's seven year history, Rally will be giving away more than $1 million to 23 hospitals across the country.
On April 2, in honor of World Autism Awareness Day, more than 3,000 iconic buildings and landmarks around the world will be lit up in blue light. How can you help Light It Up Blue where you live? Wear blue clothes on April 2, and ask friends and coworkers to do the same. Remember, donating to Autism Speaks at a Coinstar kiosk is as easy as turning on a light! Learn More.
March 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific donated $500,000 toward the Nebraska Centennial Mall revitalization project during a ceremony held at the State Capitol Rotunda.
Union Pacific's donation was part of an effort to raise $9.6 million to create a new interactive educational system that will allow visitors to access in-depth information about historical sites, notable citizens and industries while touring Centennial Mall. The new system will be driven by QR (quick response) technology.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 4, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it will donate $100 to United Way for every Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck and FIAT brand vehicle sold in the Detroit metropolitan area during the month of December.
There are 42 Chrysler Group dealerships in the Detroit metro area that are participating in this unique program.