New Program Supports Employee Ideas and Charitable Causes
Inspired by the success of Sappi’s Ideas that Matter program, the company launched a similar program in 2016 called Employee Ideas that Matter. The semi-annual program commits Sappi North America to donate a total of $25,000 to causes that are important to employees. Here are a few examples of the organizations that Sappi is honored to support through this program:
The Michael T. Goulet Traumatic Brain Injury & Epilepsy Foundation, Nominated by Foundation Founder Brad Goulet, Hydro Manager and Utilities Engineer at Westbrook Mill
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption recently launched an online boutique filled with items to celebrate adoption. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is the only public nonprofit charity in the United States that is focused exclusively on foster care adoption.
Between 2013 and 2017, Co-op contributed over $1 million to the Canadian Red Cross to help with Western Canadian relief efforts. In 2018, Co-op renewed this partnership with an agreement to donate up to $1.5 million over five years to support disaster preparedness in Western Canada.
"It's important to help out communities in any way we can," says Natasha Ford, Federated Co-operatives Limited's Social Responsibility Manager. "The ability of the Canadian Red Cross to respond quickly at the local level is part of what makes it a great fit with Co-op."
PRINCETON, N.J. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and LabCentral, an innovative, shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for life-sciences and biotech startups, today announced that ReviveMed and Strand Therapeutics are the winners of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s 2018 Golden Tickets for LabCentral.
Award-winning philanthropic program helps thousands of Guatemalan families.
AUSTIN, Minn., December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - December marks the 10th anniversary of Hormel Foods Corporation’s (NYSE: HRL) first shipment of SPAMMY®, a shelf-stable poultry product fortified with vitamins and minerals the company developed to help prevent childhood malnutrition in Guatemala. Hormel Foods donates more than 2 million cans of SPAMMY® each year, which helps thousands of families.
MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn.,December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr., and University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler today announced a $5 million gift from the Ecolab Foundation to the University-wide Driven campaign, in support of environmental sustainability research and education. A cornerstone of the Ecolab Foundation gift is $2 million to establish an endowed chair for the Institute on the Environment.
In the fast-moving retail business, trends and seasons change quickly. For the Hallmark Baby business, that means clearing out excess baby and toddler clothes in order to keep the product assortment fresh for consumers.
In 2017, for the first time, Hallmark Baby made a large donation of infant and toddler clothing to help families with young children through- out the Kansas City metro area. Re-purposing baby clothes in this manner served as a positive alternative to sending clothes to the landfill.