At our global headquarters, Whirlpool Corporation is a proud sponsor of FIRST® Robotics, providing local teams with challenge grants, materials and supplies, including Gladiator® GarageWorks tool chests. Our employees also spend thousands of volunteer hours coaching and mentoring high school youth to encourage their interest in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as careers in manufacturing. In 2015, three area teams competed in the World FIRST Robotics Competition.
Ecolab Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Teachers in 2016 Through Visions for Learning National Educator Grants Program
January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has awarded $1.1 million in grants to K-12 educators throughout the U.S. through the Ecolab Foundation’s 2016 Visions for Learning Educator Grants program. The Visions for Learning program provides K-12 teachers with funds to purchase equipment and materials to enhance the classroom experience for their students. In 2016, more than 680 grants were provided through the Visions for Learning program, benefitting nearly 340 schools and more than 150,000 students nationwide.
Two dozen employees from Arrow Electronics’ enterprise computing solutions business assembled more than 200 sack lunches last month for area homeless people who were turned away from a local housing shelter due to overcrowding.
In collaboration with the Mile High United Way, the Arrow volunteers made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, assembled the sack lunches and helped to hand them out at the shelter.
The Points of Light Civic Accelerator graduates 14 ventures addressing the needs of disconnected youth.
ATLANTA, December 22, 2016/3BL Media/ – The Points of Light Civic Accelerator, with founding partners PwC Charitable Foundation and The Starbucks Foundation, along with the Ford Motor Company Fund, U.S.
In November, outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland kicked off its holiday season of giving at its Stratham, NH headquarters to benefit the local community. Since then, through the company’s Path of Service™ program, more than 100 employees have volunteered at seven events in support of nonprofit organizations in New Hampshire. Approaching its 25th year, Timberland’s Path of Service™ program provides employees with up to 40 paid hours each year to serve in the community.
The UN announced at the start of this summer that the last time the world saw a refugee crisis of this level was during World War II. So why, amid wars, terrorism, and natural disasters, are we worried about children attending school?
With the refugee crisis hitting unprecedented levels, the educational needs of children and youth are often the last consideration — an afterthought following water, food, and shelter.