This year, during National Volunteer Week at Kenneth Cole Corporate Offices, associates were granted a half a day to volunteer in their local communities. Throughout the week of April 6, employees were able to choose from 12 opportunities at local organizations. To see associates in action at Palisades Emergency Residence Corp., one of the community partners visit http://goo.gl/byG2dP.
Local CITGO Marketer Raises More Than $32,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Association
Sheboygan, Wis., April 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Local CITGO Marketer Quality State Oil and CITGO Petroleum Corporation raised more than $32,000 to support the local Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) chapter during this year’s Q Mart Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign. From Feb. 1 through March 17, customers visited 18 participating Q Mart stations in the Sheboygan area to purchase paper shamrocks which were posted around the store as a sign of their commitment to the cause.
The partnership represents the largest financial commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs of America in its 108-year history
April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™ and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the nation's largest teen-serving organization, announce a groundbreaking five-year partnership to support teens on their path to graduate from high school; ready for a successful future. As part of the new commitment, the Taco Bell Foundation expects to provide a $30 million, multi-year grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Online Developmental Screening to Help Make the Early Years Count
April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Week of the Young Child, sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), aims to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize organizations like Easter Seals that help to meet those needs.
Team Up for Women!® kicked off last week! In honor of this campaign, this week’s blog is written by Mary Kay Independent Senior Sales Director Jan Adams. Nine years ago, she created a Team Up for Women!® event from a childhood memory. The event is still going strong and has raised more than $10,000 in all.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets, a two-day live and online conference, hosted by PYXERA Global, convened leaders from the private, public, and social sectors earlier this week. Comprised of several events including the Public Private Partnership Forum, an honorary reception, and the International Corporate Volunteerism Conference, each activity addressed the central theme of catalyzing emerging market growth.
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) was recently recognized for safety performance. Baxter China’s Guangzhou manufacturing plant is one of 12 recipients of the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District’s (GETDD) 2013 Excellent Safety Culture Company Award for dedication to creating a safe manufacturing environment and culture. The 400 companies that participated in the competition were graded on 10 safety criteria including commitment, continuous improvement, policy and vision.
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) and its philanthropic arm, The Baxter International Foundation, make financial and in-kind donations to address critical community needs globally, including increasing access to healthcare, improving education and helping developing nations and countries in crisis. In 2013, combined giving from Baxter and its Foundation totaled more than $64 million, composed of:
ING U.S. Foundation rebranded as the Voya Foundation
April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Monday, April 7 marked the debut of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), as the financial services company announced the change of its name from ING U.S., Inc. Voya Financial’s philanthropic arm, formerly the ING U.S. Foundation, has also rebranded as the Voya Foundation.