Starbucks and Microsoft to Help Shelter Homeless Families

The Starbucks Foundation and Schultz Family Foundation announced today their support of the annual No Child Sleeps Outside campaign by Mary’s Place. Together with other businesses, they are joining an unprecedented effort to mobilize the community, and contributing over $3 million to provide safe emergency shelter for the estimated 500 unsheltered families in King County,…

The Partners Group Honored as One of Top 10 Corporate Philanthropists

The Partners Group, a leading Northwest based financial and insurance consulting firm, is proud to be recognized as one of the Top Ten Corporate Philanthropists in the medium size company category (10-50M revenue) by the Portland Business Journal, marking the eighth consecutive year of being named on the list. The “Corporate Philanthropy Award” acknowledges companies…

Intero honored for philanthropy 

Intero Real Estate Services President and CEO Tom Tognoli was honored Nov. 4 at the Corporate Philanthropic Awards in Silicon Valley and the company, which operates in San Benito County out of offices on San Benito Street in Hollister, received recognition for its philanthropic activities. “We were one of the Top 50 Corporate philanthropists in Silicon Valley,”…

Homeless foundation gets $125,000 pledge from MindBody co-founder

The Homeless Foundation of San Luis Obispo County has received a boost from Rick Stollmeyer, CEO and co-founder of San Luis Obispo-based company MindBody Inc., and his wife, Jill. The Stollmeyers have pledged $125,000 in a matching grant toward the future 40 Prado homeless center in San Luis Obispo, said Dave Cox, executive vice president/general…

Ahwatukee women lead group that makes ‘Big Gives’ to charities

Source: Ahwatukee Foothill News / Paul Maryniak While gratefully accepted, a $100 donation to a charity doesn’t do much these days. But multiply that figure by 100 or more and you’re talking about having a serious impact on that charity’s mission. That is the essence of the 100+ Women Who Care of the Valley of…

Insight and Diamondbacks provide technology to underprivileged students

Each year Insight and several partners team up with the Arizona Diamondbacks to reward underprivileged children who are academically exceeding. Through the Helios Foundation, these children have received full-ride scholarships to the Arizona university of their choice. And due to the generosity of our partners, we have been able to provide them the technology they…

This Corporate Funder is Prioritizing STEM Shortfalls in Rural Areas

Source: Inside Philanthropy / Tate Williams Philanthropy serving rural areas is lacking, and one thing that could really use some help is STEM education. One corporate foundation in Illinois just launched a pilot program to address the problem. Improving STEM education in K-12 classrooms has become a huge priority for school districts, foundations, and corporate…

Sodexo Receives Outstanding Corporate Group Award from the United Way

Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has been recognized by the United Way with the 2016 Community Volunteer Excellence Award, Outstanding Corporate Group Category for the company’s work impacting the community.  The Christian Service Center for Central Florida (CSC) nominated Sodexo for the award, highlighting the commitment from the company’s volunteers to not…

CSI Enterprises, Inc. Grows Corporate Giving Commitment with Launch of New Foundation

Source: PRWEB CSI Enterprises, Inc. announces the creation of its corporate foundation, Power2Change. While corporate giving has been core to the company’s operations since its founding in 1989, the formation of Power2Change provides the opportunity to give more strategically and better organize, focus and track the impact of CSI’s philanthropic efforts. After 27 years in…

Versaic Clients Making a Difference

Source: Versaic Blog The summer heat does not stop our clients from making a difference. Whether an airline or a bank or a grocery store, they’re on a mission with their CSR program to change the world. We have picked some of the highlights from their various giving programs to share with you- we hope their good…