Citi to Donate $2,000 for Every Mets Home Run Hit at Citi Field to City Harvest, United Neighborhood Houses, USO, or New York City’s YMCA
NEW YORK, March 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Citi announced today the launch of the Citi Community Home Runs Program for the 2015 New York Mets’ season. For the second consecutive year, Citi will donate $2,000 to one of four tri-state area community partners each time a Mets player hits a home run at Citi Field during the regular season: City Harvest, United Neighborhood Houses, USO of Metropolitan New York, and New York City’s YMCA. Each organization will also receive a $5,000 initial donation to kick-off the program.
10 nonprofits led by The Food Trust are working collectively to make kids healthier
March 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] and The Philadelphia Foundation announced today that a three-year, $5 million charitable grant is awarded to Get HYPE Philly!, a collective of 10 nonprofits headed by The Food Trust. Working together, the nonprofits will focus on enabling Philadelphia teens to eat healthy, exercise and build healthier communities. The grant is from a fund established by GSK in 2011 to benefit young people in the City of Philadelphia, and is administered by The Philadelphia Foundation.
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Company’s campaign ranked first for the sixth consecutive year
San Francisco, March 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – United Way Worldwide has recognized Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) for leading the largest workplace giving campaign in the U.S. in 2014, marking the sixth consecutive year Wells Fargo has earned the honor. During the company’s monthlong Community Support and United Way giving campaign, Wells Fargo team members pledged $70.5 million, a 9 percent increase from 2013, and the 12th consecutive year-over-year increase.
Time Warner Cable Engages Kids in the Science of Dance
By Karen LaCava, Director, Community Investment
In November 2009, Time Warner Cable launched its signature STEM program, Connect a Million Minds, designed to address the declining proficiency of middle school students in the United States in science, math, and technology. Initially partnering with STEM organizations such as FIRST, we quickly shifted focus to help young people discover the less-than-apparent connection of math and science to virtually all aspects of everyday life.
Congratulations to team Cambiando Hambre Por Esparanza, the 2014 Yum! Brands Volunteer for Hope Platinum Huge Heart Champion! This project was led by Honduras franchise partner, Comidas Especializadas from KFC and Pizza Hut, and included more than 500 team members and volunteers partnering with Vision Mundial to feed hungry children in the community and increase the rate of families participating in local feeding and nutrition programs.