Chance, fresh off his stint hosting “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, was at Michele Clark Magnet High School with President of Jewel-Osco Doug Cygan, who presented Chance’s Social Works organization with a $1 million check to benefit CPS.
Cygan said the check was the largest given out in Jewel-Osco history. The company, he said, wanted to donate to a charity it felt supported giving back to the community and supporting Chicago’s youth.
“I hope in this crowd there’s the next president of Jewel-Osco,” Cygan said.
#ShareATree social media campaign engages viewers to select and share trees to support the campaign through the holiday season
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The Arbor Day Foundation is partnering with NBCUniversal for the ninth annual "Green Is Universal" holiday campaign. NBCUniversal will support tree-planting efforts to promote recovery in disaster-stricken areas brought on by the 2017 hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. As part of the partnership, NBCUniversal has committed to placing 25,000 trees in the hands of homeowners in the affected areas.
Xylem Watermark supports global nonprofit partner Water For People and their mission to promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments.
A Wells Fargo grant is helping a Grammy award-winning artist continue to support the troops at Camp Southern Ground
Former Army Master Sgt. Orlando Aikens went to camp for a day and returned home with a clearer view of his future.
Thanks to Camp Southern Ground — founded by multiplatinum Grammy award-winning artist Zac Brown, of Zac Brown Band, to serve children and host programs for veterans and military families — Aikens’ Oct. 14 visit included hiking trails through more than 400 acres of pastureland and joining 14 other local veterans at a career-transition workshop.
BIG PINE KEY, Fla., November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria wrought widespread devastation in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, leaving many families distressed and displaced from their homes. Through its disaster response efforts, Habitat for Humanity thoroughly assesses the shelter and housing needs caused by these storms and works to help rebuild and repair homes alongside homeowners in need of a decent place to live.
Developed and executed in partnership with Arizona State University, the Verizon Innovative Learning program will enable more than 8,000 students to develop technology-driven solutions for small-business owners in their local communities
BASKING RIDGE, N.J.,November 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As millions of Americans ‘shop small’ this November, high school students from across the country are offering local businesses more hands-on support, through their tech skills.
By Emily Peck, Vice President of Private Sector Initiatives
October was National Arts and Humanities Month, a monthlong celebration of the role the arts and culture play in transforming Americas communities. To recognize the important role of the business community in advancing the arts, Americans for the Arts annually presents the BCA 10 awards celebrating ten businesses for their innovative partnerships with the arts. These businesses range in size and location but share a passion for engaging with the arts to advance their companies and communities.
By Jim Clark, President and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America
In today’s digital world, new technologies and social sharing platforms are abound. Studies show that more than 90% of youth, especially teens, engage in some sort of social media activity daily. Now, Boys & Girls Clubs join this virtual space with a dynamic digital experience that’s more powerful than that of any other youth-based organization in the country.
This season, bank volunteers fit 10,000 students with warm jackets at 11 local schools
CHICAGO, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) volunteers will surpass the 50,000 mark this week in the bank’s eighth-consecutive year of delivering winter coats to Chicago students across the city. Children at 11 schools will receive free outerwear ahead of frigid winter temperatures.
November is Diabetes Awareness month, and a time to elevate the dialogue about how this disease affects millions of people across the world. For those living with and managing the disease every day, a world free from the pain and suffering of diabetes is the ultimate dream.
While there are many organizations that raise awareness about diabetes, the Diabetes Research Institute is unique in its singular focus on a cure. Our dedication to curing diabetes now is a testament to the belief that tomorrow is not soon enough to cure those living with diabetes.