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Recognizing Companies that Lead the Way on Societal Investment

Applications Now Available: 2015 CECP Excellence Awards
Press Release

New York, NY, April 2, 2014 /3BL Media/  - CECP, a coalition of150 CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance, launched the applications for its 2015 Excellence Awards.

Caterpillar Foundation Investment to Help Feed Families Across the Country

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April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Caterpillar Foundation is investing $1.5 million to Feeding America to help bring more food to people in need in dozens of communities across the country. In all, 35 local Feeding America food banks will receive grants to help ensure a steady stream of food – including more fresh produce - to those struggling with hunger in the communities they serve.

Dan Sargent Joins Rebuilding Together’s National Board

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Washington, DC, April 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit with a vision for safe and healthy home for every person, today announced that Dan Sargent, executive director of Rebuilding Together of the Triangle (North Carolina) has been named to its national board of directors.

Citi Announces Citi ThankYou® Home Runs for Communities Program for the 2014 New York Mets Season, Supporting Four New York Community Partners

Citi to Donate $2,000 For Mets’ Home Runs Hit at Citi Field to City Harvest, United Neighborhood Houses, USO or the YMCA of Greater New York; Mets Outfielder Curtis Granderson Helps Launch Program
Press Release

New York, April 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Citi announced today it will launch the Citi ThankYou® Home Runs for Communities Program at Citi Field during the New York Mets’ 2014 season.  Through the program, Citi will donate $2,000 to one of four tri-state area community partners when a Mets player hits a home run at Citi Field during 2014 regular season games.  The designated organizations are City Harvest, United Neighborhood Houses, USO of Metropolitan New York and the YMCA of Greater New York.

Alexis Glick Elected to Rebuilding Together’s National Board

Veteran Media Personality and GENYOUth CEO joins national nonprofit board dedicated to making critical repairs for low-income homeowners
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC, April 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit with a vision for a safe and healthy home for every person, today announced that Alexis Glick, veteran media personality and former Wall Street executive, has joined the nonprofit's national board of directors. Glick, CEO of GENYOUth foundation, a national nonprofit partnered with the National Football League and the National Dairy Council, runs the largest in-school health and wellness program in the country reaching over 38M students in over 73K schools.

CVS Caremark Marks Ninth Year as National Premier Sponsor of Easter Seals' Walk With Me Event

Through National Corporate Support and Local Colleague Fundraising, CVS Caremark Advances its All Kids Can™ Program's Support of Children with Disabilities
Press Release

CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Caremark will be the National Premier Sponsor of Easter Seals Walk With Me in 2014 – its ninth straight year. Demonstrating its continued commitment to children with disabilities and their families through the All Kids Can™ Program, CVS Caremark and tens of thousands of its colleagues nationwide have raised nearly $10 million through Walk With Me to support local Easter Seals services throughout the years. 

Intel Foundation, EY, and The Africa-America Institute Discuss Livelihoods & Leadership

The Public Private Partnership Forum – Tune in online Monday, April 7, 2 – 5 EST
Press Release

March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Join Wendy Hawkins, the Executive Director of the Intel Foundation, Deborah K. Holmes, Americas Director of Corporate Responsibility at EY, and Amini Kajunju, President & CEO of The Africa-America Institute for a dynamic discussion of how leaders at every level will be called on to face both the challenges and opportunities of catalyzing growth in emerging markets.

Kmart Kicks Off Fourth Decade of March of Dimes® Fundraising Support

Shop Your Way® Members Get More When They Give
Press Release

HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL., March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Kmart, the top corporate partner for March of Dimes Foundation, launches its unprecedented fourth decade of fundraising support for the cause, kicking off its 2014 campaign with new ways to donate, and rewards for giving for Shop Your Way members.

Yum! Brands Releases New CSR Report and Declares April “CSR Month”

Report Updates Performance and Progress Across Four Strategic Areas of Focus: Food, People, Community and Environment
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LOUISVILLE, KY, March 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), one of the world's largest restaurant companies and parent of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, today announced the release of its online 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.

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