The sound of hammers, the smell of fertile soil, and the promise of a bountiful harvest filled the air at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport’s Eastman Center as seven raised garden beds came to life.
The purpose of academia is to nurture and strengthen the next generation of leaders through research and critical analysis. Additionally, higher education aims to encourage individuals to investigate their interests and pursue a greater understanding of the world surrounding them. Today’s college students, many of whom are members of Generation Z, are some of the most inquisitive and confident scholars who demand campus communities built on the theories of peaceful coexistence and safety for all.
GSK IMPACT Grant winners recognized for building healthier schools and workforce for young people in Philadelphia.
February 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Get HYPE Philly!, a collective of ten nonprofits led by The Food Trust and funded by a $5 million GSK IMPACT Grant, was named a winner of the inaugural Health Means Business Healthy 10 Awards from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today in Washington, D.C.
by Sean Tennerson, Program Officer, The Case Foundation
For those of you who know the Case Foundation, we’re bullish on the impact investing movement and the power of private capital for public good. While still a relatively small market, impact investments are surging, with some seeing a trillion-dollar market potential by 2020. Against that context, we do a lot of thinking about what is standing in the way of tipping significantly more interested investors to activated investors.
January 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In 2016, General Motors awarded $1.7 million to nonprofit organizations located in and serving General Motors communities across the U.S. through the company’s Community Grants Program.
With a special focus in the areas of STEM education, vehicle and road safety, neighborhood revitalization and workforce development, the program allows facilities to designate grant funding to organizations vital to addressing the needs of the employees and customers in their region.
Charlotte, NC, December 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has collected over 1,100 toys this holiday season for donation to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Program. Sixteen Sealed Air locations across the U.S. donated to this annual toy drive as a way to give back to children in the local communities in which they live and work. The company is a 2016 National Corporate Donor to Toys for Tots.
In this season of giving, it’s not uncommon to see big companies getting in on the goodwill with CSR. Canadian airline WestJet could very well be tops when it comes to seasonal charitable acts; for the last five years, they’ve performed a “Christmas miracle” for deserving people. This year, their focus was on the residents of Fort McMurray in Alberta, a community devastated by wildfires in May 2016.
Free and Safe Rides Provided Home on New Year’s Eve in Downtown White Plains
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., December 26, 2016, /3BL Media/ - HEINEKEN USA (headquartered in White Plains, NY) has announced that for the 13th year in a row, it is partnering with The City of White Plains and the White Plains Business Improvement District for its New Year. Safe Ride. program. HEINEKEN USA has a passion and commitment to protect the community and encourage safe alcohol consumption on New Year’s Eve and all year-round. Over the past 13 years, the program has provided free and safe rides home to more than 4,200 Westchester County residents of legal drinking age.