LEMONT, Ill., Nov. 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- The CITGO Lemont Refinery donated $201,765.60 to the United Way of Will County, surpassing their fundraising goal by more than $9,000. The money was raised during the 2013 "Give Your Share to Show You Care" Workplace Campaign, by more than 570 CITGO employees, including support from the United Steel Workers Union (USW) and matching funds from CITGO Petroleum Corporation. The proceeds directly benefit the United Way of Will County, which supports more than 46 partner agencies and community programs across Will County, Illinois.
This guest blog comes from Andrew McLaughlin, communications consultant for Lilly Global Manufacturing and communications chairperson for Lilly's 2013 United Way campaign.
At Lilly, we recently completed our 2013 United Way fund-raising campaign. This fund-raiser is an annual opportunity for Lilly employees and retirees across the U.S. and Puerto Rico to support the communities in which we operate.
Local CITGO Marketer Strengthens Community with Fall 2013 Fundraising Events
South Paris, Maine, Nov. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Over the last 28 years, local CITGO Marketer C.N. Brown Company has donated nearly $4.5 million through company-sponsored events to the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), becoming one of the largest supporters within the CITGO network. This fall, C.N.
First campaign will fund Vote Yes, a film starring The Sapphires' Miranda Tapsell
November 8Social impact crowdfunding platform StartSomeGood has partnered with social media hub IndigenousX to empower Indigenous Australian changemakers to raise funds and rally community support for diverse Indigenous-founded initiatives.
In honor of Mary Kay’s Global Month of Service, the North Central branch in Chicago was looking for an extra special project to do for Mary Kay’s 50th Anniversary. While we brainstormed ideas, tragedy struck. We heard the sad news that Jennifer Buckles, the Wellness Manager at Mary Kay had lost her battle with cancer. She had been so positive she would beat it. We were devastated. Although we would never know the hardship she endured, we knew she would want us to honor her by doing something healthy. She inspired us to host a “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser.
-- Total R.O.A.R. Donations to Surpass $1 Million During Campaign --
Silver Spring, MD, October — Beginning Monday, October 14, Animal Planet’s non-profit initiative (NPO), R.O.A.R. (Reach Out. Act. Respond.) launches the third annual matching campaign to raise funds for seven participating R.O.A.R. partners. This year’s focus on “30 Days to R.O.A.R.” again provides partners with the opportunity to receive dollar-for-dollar matching contributions on consumer donations up to $100,000. The funds come from the sale of Animal Planet products, which are available at retailers nationwide.
We are thrilled to feature Marcie Maxwell, Manager of St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. in our P2P Spotlight series. The Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council recently sat down with Marcie to learn more about what inspires her.