17 High Schools Students Chosen from Across the United States to Participate in National Nonprofit’s Service-Learning Program
STAMFORD, Conn., November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has selected 17 high school students from across the country to serve on its eighth national Youth Advisory Council (YAC) over the course of the 2019/2020 school year.
A little more than 10 years ago, Duke Energy employee Amber Cason adopted Ruby, a Staffordshire Dachshund mix with a dash of Weimaraner. Walking through rows of kennels at the Humane Society, Cason spotted the reddish six-month-old New Jersey transplant.
“She had been moved to the Humane Society about 3 weeks before from another shelter,” said Cason, recounting Ruby’s plight of homelessness in a new state. “The shelter she was in before hadn’t had much success in finding her a home, and so there she sat.”
To commemorate Xylem’s anniversary in October, employees and stakeholders around the world came together to provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need and to educate people about water issues during the annual Global Month of Service. This year, 3,913 volunteers logged 12,862 hours to a variety of projects, including cleanups, educational events, and several fundraisers and stakeholder events, including:
ATLANTA, December 5, 2019/3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today launched The Civic 50 survey for 2020. The survey will remain open through March 5, 2020, and the list of honorees will be publicly announced at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2020.
Carnival becomes the second U.S. Corporate Relay For Life donor to give a cumulative $1 million contribution to fight cancer
MIAMI, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Foundation, the charitable arm of Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), held its third Corporate Relay For Life fundraiser Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, for American Cancer Society. With the more than $500,000 raised at the event, including a $100,000 donation from the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation, Carnival became the second U.S. company to surpass the million-dollar mark through individual and team employee fundraising.
By Nick Prusakiewicz, plant manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
It all started with an idea. High-school principal Brian Eddy and environmental science teacher Jeff Gartell wanted to provide Imlay City Schools students in Michigan with authentic, hands-on experiences with biology. He wanted a place where they could nurture a love for the outdoors in students and teach them about plants. A place for students to get their hands dirty and “live” the science.
So the idea of a school garden was born. And that’s when our team stepped in to help.
During their recent National Day of Service, members of Clif Bar’s employee giving and engagement program, CLIF® CORPS, got their hands dirty!
During their recent National Day of Service, members of Clif Bar’s employee giving and engagement program, CLIF® CORPS, got their hands dirty at national parks, monuments and historic sites across the US and Canada. For Clif Bar, running multiple service projects on one day across multiple sites, 25 sites with 475 people to be exact, was no small task.