#MOEM campaign thanks Moms, and supports disadvantaged working mothers
New York, NY, May 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Ahead of Mother’s Day, MetLife is inviting social media users to say thank you to their moms through a poem, or #Moem, posted on Facebook or Twitter. A #Moem is defined as a tribute poem to mom, preferably rhyming, that is 110 characters or less, and MetLife has even created a Facebook application called the #Moem Maker to help users get their creative juices flowing.
Caesars Entertainment and the Caesars Foundation are committed to environmental stewardship in the communities where we live and work and across the world. We demonstrate this commitment by supporting a wide variety of conservation-minded organizations dedicated to reviving and sustaining natural resources. In addition to funding from the Caesars Foundation for these projects, thousands of HEROs volunteer their time to make a difference year-round. Here are a few examples.
Everyone has a dream and the Caesars Foundation is proud to help make those dreams a reality through support of Second Wind Dreams and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Though the organizations serve opposite spectrums of the age population, they share a common goal: enhancing the quality of life for others by making their dreams come true.
The Caesars Foundation’s giving extends around the globe, providing for organizations focused on human services and education in the international communities where we operate. Following are a few examples of innovative organizations the Foundation supports, dedicated to improving the lives of the individuals in their diverse communities.
We’re committed to improving the health and wellbeing of communities worldwide. In fact, in 2013, our global community investment totaled $347 million. And right now in the US, we are calling on local nonprofits throughout the Greater Philadelphia and Research Triangle (NC) Regions to apply for this year’s GSK IMPACT Awards.
When it comes to working with funders and corporate partners, nonprofits serve two masters: (1) the programmatic imperatives and (2) what the funder wants or is trying to accomplish. For nonprofits, which is the master best served? And is there a model to fund the review of nonprofit programs to get the impact measures that both nonprofits and companies seek?
Today’s guest blog comes from Steve Rosenthal, founder of Cross-Cultural Solutions. Cross-Cultural Solutions is Lilly’s primary partner for Connecting Hearts Abroad, a global employee volunteer program introduced by Lilly in 2011.
21 Asian Pacific Islander (API) Students Awarded Scholarships
TORRANCE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ –The rising cost of higher education is a growing concern among high school students as they prepare for college entry in the fall. In order to alleviate some of the worry, Toyota awarded tuition support to 21 college-bound Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) students from southern California, whose studies focus heavily on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
By Nicole Anderson, Executive Director of Philanthropy
As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re reminded of the incredible contributions teachers make to our children throughout their lives that, in turn, shape our country’s future. I know that I had many teachers who made a tremendous impact on my life, and helped get me to where I am today. Specifically, Mrs. Innis from 6th grade encouraged my passion for writing through her creative storytelling assignments that involved world travels and current events.