Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

Florida's Scott J. Cooper of Miami Discusses the Rise of the Miami Philanthropy Boom

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MIAMI, June 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — “Miami has always been a tropical escape for the rich and famous, Hollywood celebrities and notorious gangsters.” said Scott J. Cooper of Miami, Florida. “Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Al Capone are just a few of the recognizable names that contributed to some of the city’s earliest cultural staples…

AT&T Donates $35K And Launches Text-To-Donate Campaign To Help Those Impacted By The Kilauea Volcano Eruptions

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PAHOA, Big Island, Hawaii, May 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T* is donating $35,000 to a local organization that is helping Big Island residents who have been impacted by the recent Kīlauea volcano eruptions. AT&T is also launching a text-to-donate campaign specific to this natural disaster. Both efforts will benefit the Hawai’i Community Foundation (HCF), a…

Sbarro Launching 2018 “Slices for Hope” to Benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

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COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sbarro, home of the XL New York style pizza by the slice, is launching its annual “Slices for Hope” campaign to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® who is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases

Impossible Foods Makes International Debut In Hong Kong

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HONG KONG, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Impossible Foods is launching its award-winning plant-based meat in Hong Kong at some of the city’s most beloved restaurants: Little Bao, Happy Paradise, and Beef & Liberty.

Bridgepoint Education and Ashford University Celebrate Heroes Day in San Diego

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SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 200 employees, faculty, staff, students, family members, and friends from Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) and its academic institution Ashford University spent Saturday, April 14, giving back to the community they serve. The day was designated “Heroes Day,” a biannual celebration that promotes the benefits of volunteering.

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Ron Chernow, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. To Receive 39th Annual Common Wealth Awards

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WILMINGTON, Del., April 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Three renowned achievers will be honored for their lifetime accomplishments with the 39th Annual Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service. The awards recognize individuals who have enriched modern culture through their professional and personal endeavors.

Dominion Energy Hosts Solarbrations, Announces Expansion of Its Solar for Students Program

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RICHMOND, Va., April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —  Dominion Energy is expanding its Solar for Students program in Virginia to give more students the chance to observe and learn how power is generated by the sun. The hands-on learning program provides a permanent solar array right outside the classroom and the materials, training and curriculum needed…

Bringing Learning To Life: Alliance To Help Pre-K Teachers Obtain Classroom Resources Enters Second Year

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PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Thousands of tiny, wide-eyed faces will light up this year as a result of the $5 million alliance between the PNC Foundation and DonorsChoose.org, which is entering its second year of providing new resources to Head Start and public pre-K classrooms across the PNC footprint. The effort provides much-needed educational…

Chinese fertilizer maker Kingenta launches “Soil-Friendly Farming to Feed the World” public welfare campaign in Beijing

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BEIJING, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A large-scale public benefit campaign entitled “Soil Friendly Farming to Feed the World – Promoting China’s Rural Vitalization Strategy by Maintaining A Million Hectares of Fertile Farmland” kicked off in Beijing on March 26, 2018. The campaign was co-hosted by the Cultivated Land Quality Monitoring and Conservation Center of…

Marcus Smart, Shane Larkin, and Terry Rozier host YMCA kids at Celtics practice facility to close out Fit to Win program

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BOSTON and PORTLAND, Maine and HARTFORD, Conn., March 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Thirty lucky YMCA children from around New England gathered today at the Celtics practice facility in Waltham, Mass., to close out the fourth annual #SunLifeFitToWin program.