Social Media Campaign Drives Selection of the Winning Nonprofit Based on Commitment to Freedom and Opportunity Through Education
RADNOR, PA, December 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ –Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE:LNC) announced that Brigade Boys & Girls Club of Wilmington, N.C. is the first-ever Lincoln’s Legacy Award winner. The organization has received a $50,000 award, resulting from a month-long social media campaign in which voters visited Lincoln Financial’s Facebook page and www.lincolnslegacyaward.com to choose the nonprofit they felt best advanced President Abraham Lincoln’s legacy of freedom, opportunity and equality through education.
Most major companies have embraced the power of CSR to drive brand affinity while also effecting tangible positive social and environmental impact, but some corporations remain conspicuously absent from the CSR landscape.
Omaha, Neb., October 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Grants from Lincoln Financial Foundation are helping individuals experiencing food insecurity and are providing other needed social services to the community’s poor and those at risk. Lincoln Foundation recently awarded $131,000 in human services grants to 10 local nonprofit organizations, a portion of $846,600 in charitable funds it has allocated to Omaha in 2013.
Hartford, Conn., October 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Grants from Lincoln Financial Foundation are supporting Hartford agencies that feed the hungry, address homelessness, provide winter fuel assistance and other needed services to adults and children at risk. Lincoln Foundation recently awarded $170,000 in human services grants to 12 local nonprofit agencies, a portion of almost $804,000 in charitable funds the foundation has allocated for Hartford in 2013.
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- Auto dealers continue to give back to their local communities through donations and volunteerism, with nearly 65 percent increasing charitable contributions this year compared to 2012, according to a recent survey by Ally Financial and the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA).