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5 Questions With VH1 Save the Music’s Henry Donahue

by David Augustyn
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Over the last 20 years, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation has provided millions of dollars in funding to music education programs at more than 2,000 public schools across the U.S.

CBRE: Communities and Giving

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In 2016, CBRE and its employees donated nearly $13 million to charitable organizations around the world. Our recently released CR Report highlights the company’s community involvement initiatives in each of the regions where we operate.

Carnival Corporation's Fathom Celebrates Its Partner Kind Traveler's One-Year Anniversary

As a founding sponsor, Carnival Corporation's Fathom brand supports Kind Traveler's mission to empower travelers to do good by using its network of hotels, destinations and charities
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Fathom -- the immersion and enrichment experience brand from Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company – salutes the one-year anniversary of Kind Traveler, the travel industry's first socially responsible, 'Give + Get' hotel booking platform and blog.

Tom Gores and Consumers Energy Pledge $2 Million to Help Start Flint Promise Scholarship Program

Funding will support local initiative led by Community Foundation of Greater Flint and coalition of educators and philanthropic organizations to offer all Flint High School graduates a tuition-free path to a college degree
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FLINT, Mich., August 24, 2017/3BL Media/ – Tom Gores and Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe announced today a $2 million commitment to help fund the creation of a Flint Promise scholarship program. The new privately funded scholarship has a goal to launch for the 2018-2019 school year.

The funding commitment comprises a $1 million personal pledge from Mr. Gores, who is Chairman and CEO of investment firm Platinum Equity and owner of the Detroit Pistons, and a $1 million grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation.

Arrow Electronics Honored with Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics was recently honored with two 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awards from PR Daily.

How Data has Transformed Social Good: A Conversation with Steve MacLaughlin, VP of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Steve MacLaughlin (@smaclaughlin),Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud. Steve reviews the dramatic increase in the use of data in recent years, examining how it has changed his work as technology continues to evolve. Steve explains how data has transformed the environment for social good by removing guesswork and promoting prescriptive analytics.

Sodexo Pledges $650,000 to Scholarship Assistance for Employees and Their Dependents

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky., August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services and the University’s partner in facilities management, has made a gift commitment to WKU to establish the Sodexo Scholarship Fund to support their employees, as well as their dependents, in the pursuit of higher education at any campus of WKU. Sodexo has pledged $650,000 in scholarship assistance over the next 13 years with $50,000 in scholarships awarded in a given academic year.

Arrow Electronics’ Innovation Paces Para-Athlete Ride at Colorado Classic

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Bicycle-racing enthusiasts from all over the world came together in Colorado last weekend for the inaugural Colorado Classic. Denver-based global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics served as a corporate sponsor of the event and hosted the “Athletes with Disabilities Citizen’s Ride,” which was paced by the Arrow SAM Car

Doing Good by Giving Back

Watch video to hear from Alfac's Danny C. - Sr. Manager, Information Technology
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In addition to Danny Cimmerer’s role as an IT senior manager at Aflac, he joined forces with 12 fellow co-workers to plan fundraising events in their quest to eradicate pediatric cancer. In this chapter, we’ll share stories about the different ways that we’re involved in the community around the nation. Whether it’s building a Habitat for Humanity house or setting records in helping kids and families dealing with cancer, we will illustrate how Aflac is more than just a company; it’s a family.

Disney Campaigns Recognized at Halo Awards

Initiatives to engage our fans in helping kids think creatively and to strengthen communities were recognized at this year's Halo Awards at the Engage for Good Conference.
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Disney's Hour of Code tutorials, created in close collaboration with code.org, aim to inspire children of all ages to learn the basics of coding in a fun and engaging way. Since 2014, more than 42 million students in over 180 countries have tried a Disney Hour of Code tutorial.

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