As part of the United Way campaign at Northern Trust, the Advancing Professionals Business Resource Council, in conjuntion with all BRCs, is facilitating a project around Little Free Libraries. Volunteers from each BRC will decorate the libraries and donate them to a designated site in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. There will be a company-wide book drive to fill the libraries, and reading days at which partners can engage with students in the neighborhood schools.
Children in foster care face stereotypes that simply aren’t true. These children are not trouble makers, too old or unable to live with a family; they are not unadoptable. Children come into care because they have been abused or neglected. Through no fault of their own, they are removed from their homes. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is committed to finding permanent, loving homes for the more than 130,000 children waiting in foster care in the U.S. and Canada.The Foundation was founded by Dave Thomas, who is also the founder of Wendy’s restaurants.
Children of all ages have dreams and that doesn’t stop just because they enter the fostercare system. Hear the dreams of the children being helped by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiters.
The Foundation was founded by Dave Thomas, who is also the founder of Wendy’s restaurants. He was adopted and believed strongly in social responsibility. He often said “These children are not someone else’s responsibility. They are our responsibility.”
At the Beverly Hilton's International Ballroom on March 10, the Alliance for Children's Rights honored Fox Television Group Co-chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman with its 2016 National Champions for Children Award, in celebration of the duo's longstanding support for children in need. "Grandfathered" star John Stamos emceed the awards dinner, which also featured appearances by Seth MacFarlane, Ryan Murphy, Julie Bowen, Terry Crews, Trai Byers, and a musical performance by Ne-Yo.
I will never forget how shocked I felt when, having volunteered in my children's school to run art activity groups, several eight year olds declared loudly 'I'm no good at art, Miss!'. I thought: 'Who told you that? You are too young to feel like this!'. The sad thing was that they were all very keen to join in, attracted by the display of bright collage materials, paints and crayons, but the feeling of 'being no good at art' definitely held them back, making them hesitate.
Five hundred books dropped from the sky Wednesday as JetBlue Airways donated a library worth of books to Turie T. Small Elementary School students in celebration of its new daily service between Daytona Beach and New York.
This holiday season, Bloomberg employees joined forces with the New York Mets and Bike New York to build and distribute 1,000 bicycles for children in need in the five boroughs of New York City. More than 400 Bloomberg, Mets and Bike NY employees gathered at Citi Field for what turned out to be the largest bike-build in the Northeast.
I cannot help but think there is a lot we can learn from Eastern Europe when it comes to producing female talent for our technology industry.
Today is the 40th anniversary of the Sex Discrimination Act being passed in the UK and in most industries, progress has been achieved. Not least there are more women on FTSE 350 boards than ever before.
A core value of Alliance Data's card services business is to give back to the communities where we do business, and Nationwide Children's Hospital is one institution in Columbus, OH, the organization has consistently supported. In recognition of those efforts, the hospital named a family lounge in the company's honor.