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Sands Cares Donates $10,000 to Communities in Schools


Sands Cares donated $10,000 to Communities in Schools (CIS) of Nevada on March 3, in front of the LOVE installation in the Waterfall Atrium at The Palazzo Las Vegas.  Sands Cares Director Stephanie Stanton and Vice President of Administration and Event Optimization at The Venetian and The Palazzo Anna Schmid presented the check to CIS of Nevada CEO Dr. Tiffany Tyler and Resource Development Director Brittany McCoy.

Wendy's Honors 11 Employees for Exemplary Volunteer Efforts in Their Communities

Press Release

DUBLIN, Ohio, March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Wendy's Company proudly supports employee volunteerism through the Community Ambassador Grant Program.  Each year, Wendy's® employees are recognized for extraordinary community volunteerism and engagement with a $2,500 grant to the organization they support.  The Community Ambassador of the Year is selected from this group and awarded an additional $10,000 for their organization.  Matthew Esteves, a Wendy's Restaurant Manager in Swansea, MA, has been named Wendy's 2016 Community Ambassador of the Year for his leadership and long-term commitmen

General Motors Recognized for $1 Million Contribution to the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program

Pledge of ongoing support enables Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The American Red Cross today recognized General Motors (GM), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, for supporting Red Cross disaster relief at home and around the world through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) with an annual donation of $1 million.

Costa Group and Mercy Ships Present Their Memorandum of Understanding to Provide Practical Help Where it is Needed the Most

The leading cruise Group in Europe makes initial donation of 100,000 Euro
Press Release

Madrid, March 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Mercy Ships and Costa Group celebrated Tuesday the official start of the memorandum of understanding which has been recently signed. The agreement is aimed to develop synergies in different fields with the objective to support the accomplishments of Mercy Ships. According to this agreement Costa Group will develop specific activities in the following areas: 

Albertsons Cause Marketing Program Nominated for Halo Awards


Originally published on Progressive Grocer

The Albertsons Cos. Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation have received recognition in the 2017 Halo Awards for Hunger Is,their joint charitable program dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America. 

Amway Japan Receives Prestigious National Philanthropy Award

“Remember HOPE Tohoku Project” offers promise to disaster-affected communities

When tragedy strikes there’s brokenness, not to mention, hope lost.

In March 2011, Japan was rocked to the core when the Great Eastern Earthquake destroyed entire communities – leaving many dead and others with nowhere to go. In 2012, Amway Japan established “Remember HOPE” a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) effort aimed at supporting the reconstruction of the disaster-affected communities and delivering hope to residents.

Comcast Awards Two Philadelphia Students $5,000 Scholarships at Annual Mayoral Luncheon

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Comcast Foundation and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Thursday honored two local students with the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mayoral Luncheon. Comcast Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer David L. Cohen presented Fakira Awawdeh and Widchard Faustin with individual $5,000 scholarship awards at the luncheon, held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. 

Amway Volunteers Share the Passion Behind Their Volunteer Efforts

More than 234,461 volunteer hours benefitted 488,899 people around the world in 2016

Everyone has a story.

At Amway, our employees and Amway Business Owners continue to write new chapters in their personal stories as they improve local communities through their personal volunteer efforts.

In 2016, these volunteers spent more than 234,461 hours benefitting 488,899 people around the globe. And since 2003, Amway Business Owners and employees have invested more than 4.1 million hours impacting 13.2 million individuals.


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