Last week, KFC South Africa’s Add Hope initiative achieved a record high of R1.2 million in donations in one week.
This milestone came after a successful campaign for the month of May, as the KFC Add Hope team rallied South Africans to come together in the Hope Against Hunger challenge, raising a total of R4.8 million for the month, and raising awareness for International World Hunger Day.
Triggering tangible economic, social, and environmental improvements in the developing countries was the underlying essence of GRI’s second annual donors meeting. The discussion centered on GRI’s work in emerging markets and how sustainability reporting can support solutions for tackling critical development challenges.
Sunday, May 21 was a pleasant spring morning in Manhattan’s Central Park, and Team Viacom couldn’t have asked for a better day to unite and support the 32nd Annual AIDS Walk New York.
Stationed among other top corporate walk sponsors in the so-called “gold section,” team members soaked in the warm air, secured their fundraising rewards, and chewed on their Così squagels. After a team photo, Viacom joined thousands of other jubilant walkers in a 10-kilometer march through the 843-acre park.
BENTON HARBOR — Over the next two days, 15 bikers will ride 240 miles from Benton Harbor to Clyde, Ohio.
The intention is to raise money for the two United Way organizations prevalent in each city. While some of the bikers work in Ohio and others work in Benton Harbor, they all come from the same home appliance maker.
Four-time Grammy-nominated artist Jewel headlined INSPIRE, Presented by Sands Cares last Friday evening in Las Vegas. The event marked the launch of Las Vegas Sands’ corporate, Sands Cares Accelerator Program, a community partnership endeavor that entrenches deeper investment in growing nonprofit organizations that have the potential to more greatly impact the local community with the gift of additional resources, and nurturing from a major corporate partner.
Ian Kinsler is playing his fourth season at second base for the Detroit Tigers and is again among the keys to the team’s playoff hopes. The consistent veteran star also is playing a significant role in the community through his involvement in several philanthropic organizations, as usual.
Alliance Data announced a $500,000 corporate challenge grant for a new higher-education campus for My Possibilities, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This challenge grant is a call to other corporations to support the life-changing work that My Possibilities is doing to give adults with cognitive disabilities greater independence, purpose and the skills to become contributing members of society.
Family-friendly walk or run pays tribute to cancer survivors
AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of its 20th Anniversary, the LIVESTRONG Foundation – a global leader and pioneer in cancer patient survivorship – announced today the launch of The LIVESTRONG Honor 5k/10k, which will take place on September 17 in downtown Austin. Participants are encouraged to wear commemorative bibs featuring the name of a “Cancer Warrior” in honor of the brave, inspiring survivors of the life-threatening disease.
“So often foundations are viewed only as a checkbook and not as the strategic driver of social change that they really are. The more foundations can talk about their theories of change, the more they can bring the work of philanthropy to life.” - Vikki Spruill