Since 2007, Yum! Brands has been fighting huger around the globe, in partnership with World Food Programme and other agencies. They’ve provided 2.4 billion meals to those in need, but know their work isn’t done. 1 person, 1 donation can make a difference. Together we can #FeedtheWorld.
Addressing the root causes of hunger and poverty, by supporting nonprofits like Feed the Children, is easy through workplace giving. Watch this video and learn more about how your company can get started at www.charities.org/shapethefuture.
By Zahid Torres-Rahman, Founder, Business Fights Poverty and Co-Founder, Inspiris
There is a tangible excitement in the air this week as the international community gathers in New York to usher in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the ambitious new vision for ending poverty and protecting our planet.
Editor’s Note: Currently, as we do each year, Alliance Data’s businesses have come together to support United Way chapters across the United States through employee-led giving campaigns. In honor of the generosity of our associates and Alliance Data’s commitment to education, we invited ChildCareGroup, a United Way partner and an organization where some of our North Texas associates volunteer, to share the multi-generational impact that access to education can provide.
“A bunch of my friends who did not come to the Feed the Children center are now killed, or at hospitals, or they are members of gangs. I think my future would have been similar. And probably I wouldn’t be alive today.”
By Jason Campbell, founder and CEO of Arete Development Group
In spite of my lack of writing prowess I have chosen to share a story that in many ways parallels one that many of us are familiar with: the story of David and Goliath. Before we follow the path of David and before we identify Goliath, I would first like to share my story.
Before heading to Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, veteran outfielder Chris Young detoured downtown to stuff school supplies into backpacks for homeless kids and shine a spotlight on Volunteers of America’s annual Operation Backpack program.
The Greater New York VOA affiliate recruited volunteers like Young over a three-week long period to help in sorting supplies and assembling backpacks for distribution to shelters.
Global Citizen is putting on one of the biggest musical events of the year – the star-studded concert in New York City will feature Pearl Jam, Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran and Coldplay with hosts Hugh Jackman, Stephen Colbert and Salma Hayek Pinault, among others. Yet, you can’t buy tickets for this festival; instead, prospective concert goers must act to end extreme poverty.
On Wednesday, July 22, FOX will premiere Home Free, its first reality series on homes and interior design in more than a decade. The series, hosted by professional contractor and HGTV personality Mike Holmes, challenges nine couples to renovate one run-down house per week in service of families in need. At the conclusion of the eight-week series, the winning couple will win their ultimate dream home.
The following is based on remarks made at the Global Summit of Women, a gathering of policymakers, business leaders and entrepreneurs in Sao Paulo focused on improving women’s roles in corporate management and the economy.
The only way women are going to advance in the global economy is by having income, which means work.