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Feast of Sharing Presented by Nickelodeon

By David Bruson
Blog

The Salvation Army and an “army” of volunteers from Nickelodeon and Viacommunity teamed up last Tuesday evening in downtown Los Angeles for Feast of Sharing.

More than 1,000 residents of the Pico Union area - all families - enjoyed a sit-down banquet dinner with an incredibly delicious Thanksgiving menu prepared by Food Inc, our longtime Kids Choice Awards caterer, and served by live action and voice talent from our shows.

Nickelodeon Volunteers Build Backyard Oasis for Los Angeles Residence

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On Friday, September 13, Nickelodeon held its first ever Summer Day of Service to benefit LA Family Housing’s Pacoima Place residence. Pacoima Place houses 18 families and was most recently a pay by the hour motel before the folks at LA Family Housing put a master lease on the property.

VMA Intern Correspondent Joelle Park on Social Issues, Red Carpet Chaos and Her Love for Lizzo

By Izzy Falkovich
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A junior at Dartmouth studying economics, film and liberal arts, Joelle Park spent her summer at Nickelodeon managing YouTube scheduling calendars, observing the creative process, and brainstorming video ideas. When Viacom’s Corporate Social Responsibility team put out calls for video submissions to help them choose this year’s MTV VMA correspondent, Park saw an opportunity to chase an unfulfilled aspiration.

Nickelodeon Interns Help Bring Burbank High Student’s Mural Design to Life

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Our Spring 2019 NICKterns headed down to Burbank High School to partner with local high school student Ana Cristina Varela to bring her vision of a mural to life. Ana is a star BHS animation student and a product of our animation mentorship program.

Leading by Example: Viacom Hosts Inspiring Career Day with Figure Skating in Harlem

By Kavell Brown
Blog

Viacom, in partnership with The BEAT (the African American Employee Resource Group), hosted a career day for over a dozen girls from Figure Skating in Harlem (FSH). The girls, grades 7-11, were exposed to the world of media and entertainment and a peek into Viacom’s culture. The event was all part of Viacommunity’s (Viacom’s corporate social responsibility arm) All Good, All Year Initiative. All Good, All Year aims to engage employees each month with at least one volunteer event.

SpongeBob Mural at Roy Romer, Van Nuys

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For this semester's philanthropy project the Nickterns paired up with Muralism.org to paint a mural on the campus of Roy Romer Middle School in Van Nuys. Muralism is a nonprofit organization that is commited to beautifying the city of Los Angeles, while providing employment to artists with special needs. The SpongeBob themed mural overlooks Romer Middle School's new athletic field and is part of the school's initiative to encourage students to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

Nickelodeon Proudly Supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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Jonathan Rodriguez went from being an extremely shy kid in Burbank High’s Animation Program to intern at the Nickelodeon Animation Studio to artist on Nick’s hit show, The Loud House. Hear the accounts from his family, instructors and Nickelodeon mentors that believed and invested in him on his incredible journey.

Nickelodeon proudly supports National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

SpongeBob and NICKtern friends Make a Splash in LA Hospital Playroom

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This semester, our Summer NICKterns took on what may have been the largest intern mural project to date. Our NICKterns partnered with the mega-talented Peter Bennett, Art Director on SpongeBob SquarePants, to create a SpongeBob-themed mural at County USC Hospital in Downtown Los Angeles. Using Peter’s design, the NICKterns aimed to create an underwater oasis for the playroom area in the hospital’s Pediatric Inpatient Unit. In just three short days, the interns were able to create a floor-to-ceiling rendition of Bikini Bottom for the hospital’s patients to enjoy themselves in.

Viacom Brands Win Five 2018 Cynopsis Social Good Awards

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Viacom won five 2018 Cynopsis Social Good Awards for its civic-minded media focused on LGBT advocacy, disaster relief, and anti-bullying action, among other issues. Read about each campaign below.

Awareness Campaign/Initiative – Children’s Sector

Nickelodeon Creative Advertising – Nick SPLAT – Truth – Trivia

Burbank YMCA Reveals Mural “For All”

By Thomas Chavira
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The YMCA of Burbank has received a youthful facelift on the side of their building located on Magnolia Boulevard and 3rd Street.

Nickelodeon, as part of a philanthropy project their interns undertake every semester, has provided the Burbank YMCA with a colorful and large mural that decorates the west side of their building facing the parking lot.

Typically, the murals are designed for schools. This time around, however, the interns felt the Burbank YMCA served as the perfect platform for their altruistic work.

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