SCRANTON, Pa., September 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Tonight, hundreds of community supporters gathered to celebrate a nine-year commitment to helping local Pennsylvania children and families in need through the annual Lackawanna County Community Fundraiser. The event is held by Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, and VaxServe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi Pasteur.
Playground investment rallies residents big and small
Residents of Fraser Lake, B.C. — a village along the Coastal GasLink pipeline project route — say TransCanada and its employees have become friends and partners, breathing new life into the community and providing hope for better days ahead after being impacted by job losses in early 2015.
Colorado is a state where business, government and nonprofit communities understand the value of working together to create opportunity for all, regardless of where they live or who they are. However, the state isn’t immune to the challenges of building ladders to economic success that others states face.
Freeport-McMoRan’s Community Investment Fund distributed $350,000 in Graham County, Arizona.
One of the recipients of the fund was Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS), which provides support services for aging and disabled community members.
The funding SEACUS received from the Freeport-McMoRan Community Investment distribution will increase clients served, improve access to quality health care, and reduce the financial burden of caregivers.
We take great pride in the local footprint we have created in the communities in which we operate. Sappi’s history within North America dates back to the 1850s, and it’s no surprise our civic involvement has also been active from the very beginning. Strong collaboration between Sappi and local institutions, organizations and partners reflects Sappi’s commitment to support the community. In turn, the community is able to fulfill more needs in areas such as research and education, creating a positive cycle of mutual benefits.
Over 50% of employees at the Villa Rica, Sanofi’s factory in Colombia, live in the nearby town, one of the areas most affected by the armed conflict in Colombia, with attendant social problems such as drugs, prostitution and crime.
In 2014, Sanofi identified 41 employees living in vulnerable conditions. That’s the reason why, in order to develop greater social interaction with the community, the factory has launched the program Generation of Healthy Families.