First launched by Americans for the Arts more than 30 years ago as National Arts Week in honor of the National Endowment for the Arts, National Arts and Humanities Month was re-established in 1993 as a month-long celebration in October with the following four goals:
Observed in October each year, Down Syndrome Awareness Month was started by the National Down Syndrome Society in the 1980’s. By spreading awareness, advocacy, and inclusion throughout the community, the month is a time to celebrate individuals with Down syndrome and make people aware of their abilities and accomplishments.
The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are victims of physical violence by a partner every year. People who are in an abusive relationship will stay with their partner for a number of reasons, including:
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - an annual campaign that aims to educate the public on the importance of early screening, testing and treatment for breast cancer. Activities include raising research funds to help identify the cause, uncover potential prevention strategies, and improve diagnosis, in addition to offering support to people impacted by the disease.
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 1-31, 2019, America's Charities is celebrating the following members who are making a difference in the fight to end breast cancer.
Gildan is excited to launch its third consecutive Centraide fundraising campaign within its Montreal offices. The funds raised during this campaign will help to support over 350 community agencies in the Greater Montreal area that work to support youth success, take care of the essentials, break social isolation and build caring communities.
Further proving its reputation as a company with a longstanding commitment to corporate responsibility, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the top 50 companies on the 2019 Global CR RepTrak. This annual study, conducted by the Reputation Institute, recognizes the 100 companies with the best corporate responsibility reputations in the world. This is the seventh consecutive year that Whirlpool Corporation has appeared on the Global CR RepTrak 100 ranking.
Today on International Day of Rural Women, Pfizer is reflecting on its work with partners – including CARE, International Rescue Committee, Save the Children and World Vision – to strengthen health systems and empower women in rural areas. Through the Pfizer Foundation* Healthy Families, Healthy Futures program, women in rural communities are receiving access to quality family planning and immunization services, which in turn allows them to prioritize their futures.
We’re all consumers of one type or another.We buy food and beverages, electronic products, and an assortment of apparel and footwear products. So the questions come to mind…
What are you wearing? Is it fashionable? Stylish? And sustainable (as a product you want or need)? Sustainably and responsibly produced? In a global (mostly invisible) supply chain that you could say with certainty is “well supervised and responsibly managed”?
The new initiative encompasses sustainability, accessibility, charity and community programs
LONDON, October 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The O2 in London, one of AEG’s most popular music, entertainment and leisure venue in the world has launched Good Vibes All Round, a new initiative to promote its work in relation to sustainability, accessibility, charity and community. The move follows a surge in interest from both staff and customers in how The O2 is already making a difference in each of these areas, as well as opportunities to become involved in helping develop the programs.
Art Spark Texas (formerly VSA Texas) challenges perceptions of people with disabilities and ignites confidence, ideas and courage to make a difference. Founded in 1996 and based in Austin, Texas, our vision is to create a society where people with disabilities can participate in, learn through, and enjoy the arts. To this end, we work with artists, patrons and community members to create arts-inspired, inclusive communities of diverse individuals.