Forty years in the making, the Coterie Theatre at Crown Center continues to expand and foster childhood creativity in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Since its start in 1979, it has given 13,000 performances and served more than 2.2 million youth with live theater and educational programs. Founders Judith Yeckel and Vicky Lee, two graduate theater students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, began the organization with the intention of empowering children from all walks of life.
Education is a powerful tool. Often seen as an opportunity for advancement both socially and economically, education lies at the center of a country’s ability to grow, thrive and compete in the global economy. It’s no secret; however, that student performance and equitable access to quality education in the U.S. is lagging behind.
Even with the threat of precipitation for the second straight year for FCA’s annual volunteer cleanup of Belle Isle in Detroit, FCA Design Engineer Brad Jackson and dozens of his colleagues were ready to invest some “sweat equity” for a good cause.
The lifelong visitor of Belle Isle Park joined his colleagues to remove trash, plastic and debris from Belle Isle’s waterways and grounds as part of the “Keep Belle Isle Beautiful” anti-litter campaign.
The meeting, held as part of the IMPACT2030 initiative, explored how employee volunteer programmes can contribute towards achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
August 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ On 26 July, KPMG hosted 20 New Zealand businesses to discuss the importance of corporate volunteering, and explore collaboration opportunities with the United Nations, other businesses, and not-for-profits to harness the power of working together to fuel the prosperity of New Zealand’s communities.
In an increasingly digital age, in-person and written 'thank yous' still dominate
CHERRY HILL, N.J., August 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – According to a recent survey, 73 percent of small businesses provide support to local charitable and communal causes to show their commitment to giving back and to express appreciation to customers and the community. The study, conducted by TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, revealed that even though small businesses typically have fewer resources than larger companies, they still donate money, time and resources to support these causes.