Columbus Business First announced the honorees and finalists for the 2015 Corporate Caring Awards. The program honors for-profit companies for their financial contributions, volunteer service and other unique contributions to Columbus' charities and nonprofit organizations. Manheim Ohio was selected as a winner in the Medium Company category for its work with Canine Companions for Independence.
Today is #WorldEnvironmentDay, and Cox Enterprises is committed to creating positive environmental change in our communities by operating in ways that reduce our impact and inspire our employees, customers, suppliers and partners. Environmental stewardship has long been a part of our culture and how we operate our businesses. We formalized this practice into a national program called “Cox Conserves.”
SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Cox and The Trust for Public Land today announced Jordan benShea as California’s 2015 Cox Conserves Hero. Community Environmental Council, benShea’s nonprofit beneficiary, received $10,000. Representing Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara, the three finalists were chosen by judging panels from Cox’s California service areas. The finalists then competed in an online public vote to be named California’s Cox Conserves Hero.
Boston’s Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor volunteers, donate $20,000 to local environmental nonprofits
BOSTON, June 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ —FOX25, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Boston’s inaugural Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers. Nominations are being accepted now through July 22 at myfoxboston.com for volunteers in FOX25’s viewership area who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces.
Today is #NationalRunningDay, and people across the nation are celebrating through healthy, active lifestyles. Cox Enterprises benefits are designed to help employees meet their health, retirement, living and career needs. Among the features of this package are a comprehensive health and wellness program, as well as retirement and savings benefits that include a pension plan and retiree medical, something offered by only 6 percent of Fortune 500 companies. Additionally, we recognize that our employees need to maintain a healthy work/life balance.
Grant supports organization’s mission of empowerment and economic sufficiency
ATLANTA, June 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to the Bobby Dodd Institute (BDI). The grant will help further BDI’s mission to empower people with disabilities and disadvantages to maximize their potential by securing economic self-sufficiency, independence and integration into society.
700 Cox employees volunteered for Ocean Conservancy cleanups in 2014
Today is World Ocean's Day. For hundreds of Cox employees, a day at the beach is about a lot more than sand and surf – it’s an opportunity to make a positive impact on our oceans. During 2014, we gathered at beaches in California, Florida, New York and Washington to help clean up shorelines. In all, more than 5 tons of trash was removed as part of these beach cleanups.
Today is National Trail's Day, and Cox is proud to work with two Atlanta organizations who are connecting people and neighborhoods. Cities with abundant opportunities to safely walk, run or ride bikes are more livable and economically vibrant. For more than 20 years, metro Atlanta’s PATH Foundation has been developing multiuse trails and linear parks to provide opportunities for walking, running, biking and skating – work that Cox has supported since the organization’s inception.
Grant supports expansion of organization’s facilities
ATLANTA, May 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In support of National Foster Care Awareness Month, the James M. Cox Foundation announced a $1.5 million grant to Families First. The grant supports the organization’s “Family Matters” campaign to fund the purchase and renovation of a new Resource Center on Atlanta’s Westside.
Cox honoring environmental volunteers in Phoenix and Southern Arizona; $20,000 to be awarded to local environmental nonprofits
Phoenix, May 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ —Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for Arizona’s fourth annual Cox Conserves Heroes awards program. A total of $20,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on behalf of the winner and finalists.