Youth Action CSR News

Earth Day Network Joins Forces With National CleanUp Day and Keep America Beautiful

Press Release

WASHINGTON, September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, today announced a partnership with National CleanUp Day® and Keep America Beautiful® to remove trash across the United States amid a global pandemic. Throughout the month of September, Earth Day Network joins these organizations in encouraging Americans to get outside and safely clean up their communities.

Beyond Gourmet Sandwiches and Into Full-Scale Community Support: GD Bro Burger

Multimedia with summary

Signal Hill, just south of Los Angeles, is lucky to have Hue Nguyen and his devoted crew of apprentice cooks, caterers, runners, and organizers. As the owner of GD Bro Burger, Hue has expanded his operation over the past few months — far beyond gourmet sandwiches and into full-scale community support — with the help of nonprofits, like-minded businesses, and digital technology.

Keep Lee County Beautiful Aids in Mangrove Restoration

Keep America Beautiful Affiliate in Florida Joins Volunteers to Plant New Mangroves
Blog

Following a maintenance error that resulted in the unpermitted removal of local mangroves, a Florida municipality partnered with Keep Lee County Beautiful (KLCB) to restore the affected area. One year ago, the municipality’s staff was approved to remove mangroves that were impeding a local waterway but unfortunately went beyond the permitted section resulting in a mandate to restore the area.

Local Student Saves Life Through DKMS Stem Cell Donation

by: Olivia Whitehead - KLBK
Article

“Eleven years ago my dad was the recipient of a kidney transplant from someone in the community who heard he was in need of a donor. So I knew what is was like to rely on someone outside of your family to give your loved one the gift of life and I wanted to be available to return that favor if it ever came up.”

Global Citizen and Cisco Open Applications for Third Annual Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award

Award Celebrates Youth Leader Accelerating Global Problem Solving and Contributing to the Goal of Eradicating Extreme Poverty by 2030
Press Release

NEW YORK,  August 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - International advocacy organization Global Citizen and Cisco today announced that applications are open for the third annual Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award, which recognizes and uplifts youth activists who are positively impacting the world.

Keep America Beautiful to Conduct Second Annual Signature 'Plogging' Event on Sun., Sept. 20

Leading Nonprofit Brings TrashDash to Hometown, Offers New Virtual Component; Invites Individuals to Participate in Litter Pickup focused on PPE
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. (Aug. 17, 2020) /3BL Media/– Join Stamford, Connecticut-based Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, on Sun., Sept. 20 for the second annual Keep America Beautiful TrashDash™ plogging event and fun run.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Human Rights Defenders

Blog

In 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which defines the basic human rights of all people. Today, factors prevent individuals from exercising their human rights. From global health crises, like COVID-19, to slavery, racial justice, and climate change, there are individuals around the world working to protect and defend the human rights we all share.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Awards Scholarships to Students for Efforts to End Childhood Hunger

Students each awarded $10,000 in scholarships and grants; Sodexo employees additionally granted $5,000 for nonprofits of choice.
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused the cancellation of the 21st Annual Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation dinner, students and Sodexo employees were formally recognized today for their innovative efforts to achieve the goal of zero hunger by 2030, guided by the belief that Bright Futures Begin When Hunger Ends.

Florida Teen Fighting Hunger Gets a Cereal Surprise

By Hanna Johnson
Blog

Kennedy McCormick asks for the same thing for her birthday every year.  

Boxes of cereal.  

She was motivated to start collecting cereal at the age of seven after seeing a commercial about childhood hunger.  

“I wanted to help in some type of way,” says McCormick. “So, I asked my parents if instead of getting presents for my birthday, I could help the children.” 

And every year since, she’s donated that cereal to Feeding Tampa Bay’s Cereal for Summer food program, which focuses on feeding children while they’re not in school. 

Pages

Subscribe to Youth Action