In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, FedEx team members around the country packed 150,000+ meals with Rise Against Hunger, cleaned up our local communities and volunteered at civil rights museums.
Last week, Xylem Watermark launched its first Ambassador Recognition Week to thank its program Ambassadors for their leadership and dedication. Watermark Ambassadors represent each business unit in the expansion and growth of Watermark related programs and outreach.
Instead of requiring employees to volunteer for a favored company cause, JetBlue encourages crewmembers to follow their personal passions. "Wherever you want to go, whatever you want to do, however you want to help, that’s what we encourage you to do and then we reward you for it," said Icema Gibbs, JetBlue's Director of CSR in a recent Cause Talk Radio podcast interview.
General Mills was proud to sponsor and participate in the 2020 Let’s Kick Hunger Day Radiothon to support Second Harvest Heartland. Just over $263,000 was raised to help provide meals to those in need in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.
Once a month, Comcast employee Steven Greene gets in his car and drives two hours to have lunch with 16-year-old Micah, a student he mentors at our company’s Jacksonville, Fla. regional office. He doesn’t mind the drive, and December’s meeting was especially worth it – he got to witness Micah’s big smile when he was gifted a free iPad. “Surprises like this are what make the commitment even more special,” Steven said.
KAB President and CEO Helen Lowman discusses the organization’s goals, recycling and waste reduction efforts and how it has changed and grown over the years.
By Mallory Szczepanski
Over the last 66 years, nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) has transformed from a public service messaging organization into an organization that aims to help change behavior around litter and recycling and improve communities.
Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—that VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people.