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Participant Media Joins Evolution Media Capital and TPG Growth in Global Media, Sports, and Entertainment Venture

Evolution Media to Help Accelerate Growth of Young Companies
Press Release

Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Participant Media, the leading provider of entertainment that inspires, announced today that it has joined TPG Growth, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of global investment firm TPG, and Evolution Media Capital (EMC), a merchant bank focused on the media and sports industries, in their investment in Evolution Media, a venture that will partner with and invest up to $350 million with leading companies and entrepreneurs in the global media, sports, and entertainment spaces.

Groundbreaking 12th Version of PerforMind Tool Released

SPONSORIUM’s Cloud Software, 1st in Sponsorship and Community Investment Used by Hundreds of Brands
Press Release

MONTREAL, May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Although already known for flexibility, justifiable measurement and detailed reporting, SPONSORIUM has today released the 12th version of its PerforMind software, which brands rely on to manage their Community Investment and Sponsorship activities.

Goetz Energy Corporation and CITGO Petroleum Partner With the Buffalo Bisons for "CITGO Fueling Good Wednesdays"

CITGO Marketer and Buffalo's Beloved Minor League Baseball Team Give Back to the Community
Press Release

BUFFALO, NYMay 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Local CITGO Marketer Goetz Energy Corporation, on behalf of its CITGO dealers and CITGO Petroleum Corporation, have teamed up with the 

DRW Employees Launch Tutoring Program at DRW College Prep Noble Charter School

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The DRW Foundation made more than a financial commitment and a promise to support the school in the long term when it established DRW College Prep a few years ago – the firm also supplied the school with its primary source for volunteers – DRW employees.

Since the school opened its doors in August 2012, many DRW employees have spent countless hours organizing afterschool programs that range from tutoring to improv comedy workshops – not to mention a few sports teams run by volunteer coaches too. 

Accenture Awards Save the Children an Additional US$3.2 Million to Provide Young Adults in China, Bangladesh and Vietnam with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
Press Release

SHANGHAI, China, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Save the Children today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Save the Children an additional US$3.2 million to build upon Accenture-supported projects in China that create job skills training and placement opportunities for disadvantaged and at-risk young people.

AECOM-Sponsored “Designing for Disaster” Exhibition Opens in Washington, D.C.

Exhibition at National Building Museum explores natural hazard risks and mitigation strategies
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, CA, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ — An exhibition sponsored by AECOM that explores natural disaster risks and mitigation strategies has opened at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

The Designing for Disaster exhibition is an engaging, multimedia call-to-action for citizen preparedness — from design professionals and local decision-makers to homeowners and school children. The exhibition will remain on view through Aug. 2, 2015.

Consumers Petroleum Fuels Fight to Cure Neuromuscular Diseases

Local CITGO Marketer Exceeds Target in Annual MDA Fundraising Campaign
Press Release

TRUMBULL, CT, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Partnering with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in the fight against neuromuscular disease since 2003, local CITGO Marketer Consumers Petroleum and its Wheels convenience stores raised nearly $34,000 for MDA in its annual shamrock mobile campaign. During the six-week promotion, Wheels locations and independent dealers across Connecticut, including 11 CITGO-branded locations, encouraged customers to purchase paper shamrock mobiles.

The Automated Personal Touch

It's not actually an oxymoron!
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We talk to a lot of folks who have one major concern about an online corporate giving program. They worry that once all requests are managed online, they might lose that personal touch.  Gone would be the friendly follow up call, the personal email or handwritten note.  Once the system goes online, everything is automated, is the common fear.  Depending on the solution you choose, nothing could be further from the truth.  

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