Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Member Spotlight
As a company with deep roots in New England and a strong presence in Boston, we were deeply affected by the Boston Marathon bombings. Several of our colleagues were running the race while others were spectators just a few blocks away from the finish line. We quickly realized the magnitude of the tragedy and its impact on our local community. There was a great sense of urgency within the company to assist in the community’s recovery in any way we could.
Christina Aguilera says that although she went to Rwanda to help others, she ended up helping herself.
Aguilera has been a spokesperson for Yum! Brands' World Hunger Relief effort since 2009, and has also traveled to Haiti and Guatemala. She said being a mother — she has a 5-year-old son Max — made her feel more empathetic for those suffering from hunger around the world.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands, a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel, today announced that the company and its employees surpassed their goal and raised $346,083 for the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County during its 2013 employee campaign.
The highly successful effort was the largest employee giving contribution to the Arts Council campaign and relied on another year of generous donations by Hanes Forsyth County employees. The amount raised was 3 percent higher than the 2012 gift of $334,715.
One Nonprofit Each Year During Three-Year Initiative to Receive $50,000 Award; Current Application Period Open from Now until September 13, 2013
RADNOR, PA, August 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced today that it will recognize three nonprofits over the next three years as part of its “Lincoln’s Legacy” initiative. One organization a year that best exemplifies President Abraham Lincoln’s legacy of freedom, opportunity and equality, and whose programs impact increased high school graduation rates and college preparedness, will receive the $50,000 Legacy Award.
Fort Wayne, Ind., July 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Foundation will help develop early literacy and increase academic achievement in student success in college through $651,000 in education grants made recently to 16 local nonprofit organizations. These grants are a portion of more than $2.5 million in charitable funds the foundation has allocated for the area in 2013.
Hartford, Conn., June 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Foundation is helping to strengthen educational opportunity, close the achievement gap and reduce the dropout rate in Hartford through $248,000 in recent grants to 17 local nonprofit agencies that sustain learning. These grants are a portion of almost $803,000 in charitable funds the foundation has allocated for Hartford in 2013.
Concord, N.H., June 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Foundation is helping to strengthen educational opportunity and reduce the dropout rate in New Hampshire through $155,378 in recent grants to 12 local nonprofit agencies that sustain learning. These grants are a portion of nearly $500,000 in charitable funds the foundation has allocated for New Hampshire in 2013.
Omaha, Neb., June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Foundation is helping to strengthen educational programming in Omaha through $217,500 in recent grants to 14 local nonprofit agencies. These grants are a portion of more than $846,600 in charitable funds the foundation has allocated for Omaha in 2013.
June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to the generosity of Federal employees, who donate through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), nearly $7 billion of unrestricted funds have been raised and additional tens of billions of dollars leveraged for charities all across the country. The CFC is among the most efficient and effective ways for government and military personnel to donate to charities that they choose to support.
March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Lincoln Financial Group is strengthening art education opportunities and access to the arts for a broad spectrum of Philadelphia residents through $431,500 in grants to 24 local nonprofit organizations. The grants are a portion of more than $2.1 million in charitable funds Lincoln Financial has allocated for the area in 2013.