FLINT, Mich., November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation celebrated its commitment to Michigan’s communities today by providing $250,000 for a new effort to upgrade and sell over three dozen vacant homes to first-time homebuyers in Flint.
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.
PSEG’s Power of One campaign, a yearlong, companywide initiative to celebrate volunteerism, launched in May. Since then, we have highlighted members of the PSEG workforce for their good deeds on the company’s Energize! blog and social media channels. We’ve also awarded thousands of dollars’ worth of grants from the PSEG Foundation in employees’ names to the organizations to which they give their time.
By day, Aflac CSR Hero Carmen Buckner works at one of the Best Places to Work in Information Technology, according to Computerworld. Outside of work, you might find him demonstrating the Aflac Way with purpose by volunteering as a little league umpire or building a home with Habitat for Humanity.
Since June 2011, Aflac CSR Hero Tim Wakeman, an independent sales agent, has been empowering children affected by the opioid crisis with purpose. As a volunteer with Roca Kidz Club, he fulfills his passion by helping local youth through weekly warm meals, fun activities and encouraging messages. He is making sure children in his community have a safe place to go.
Sodexo has co-sponsored the MCM Kids Run in support of the United States Marine Corps for over 16 years.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a leading food services and facilities management company, joined forces with the United States Marine Corps last weekend in support of its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run. This event, a one-mile just-for-fun run for kids age 5-12, is a lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money.
National program rebuilds homes and community centers for veterans and military families in need
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization providing critical home repairs and revitalizing our communities, today announced it is teaming up for the 12th consecutive year with Sears on the retailer’s Heroes at Home initiative. Sears Heroes at Home is a collaborative partnership that benefits veterans and their families by making critical repairs to homes nationwide.
Industry-leading program to fund Meal Swipe Banks at 13 campuses and provide more than 25,000 free meals annually
GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Sodexo announced an industry-leading and first-of-its-kind pilot program to expand its partnership with Swipe Out Hunger – a leading national nonprofit group committed to reducing food insecurity on college campuses. The program will be piloted on 13 campuses and would establish a “Meal Swipe Bank” at each participating college or university for students in need.
National Building a Healthy Neighborhood initiative makes stop in Seattle to help neighbors rebuild and revitalize community
WASHINGTON, October 25, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s kicked off the annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood program this week as hundreds of volunteers performed critical home repairs and expanded an urban community garden in Seattle’s historic Central District. The partners’ next stops include community projects in Atlanta, Ga. and Houston, Texas in early November.