Philanthropy

Wipro Joins World Economic Forum Initiative to Advance Racial Justice and Social Equality

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 5:46am

Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has joined the Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative launched by the World Economic Forum to promote a culture of diversity, inclusion, equity and justice for people of all racial backgrounds in the workplace.

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  • Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has joined the Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative launched by the World Economic Forum to promote a culture of diversity, inclusion, equity and justice for people of all racial backgrounds in the workplace.
  • We will do everything we can to help us all rise up and, together, strive for racial justice.
  • The Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative provides an effective platform for businesses to take individual and collective action towards racially and ethnically just workplaces, said Saadia Zahidi, Managing Director at the World Economic Forum.
  • Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company.

Darigold and Seven Girl Scout Councils Announce New Fundraising Partnership for 2021 Cookie Season

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 9:28pm

Darigold and Girl Scout councils across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington have announced a community-building fundraising partnership as part of this years Girl Scout Cookie season.

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  • Darigold and Girl Scout councils across Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington have announced a community-building fundraising partnership as part of this years Girl Scout Cookie season.
  • The partnership expands the existing relationship between Darigold and Girl Scouts of Western Washington into four new states, earmarking funds specifically for financial assistance for Girl Scouts who otherwise wouldn't have the means to participate, as well as diversity, equity and inclusion efforts within the partnering Girl Scout councils.
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    From February 22 to March 31, 2021, Darigold will donate a portion of sales from every carton or bottle of Darigold extended shelf-life milk sold at participating retailers to the partnering Girl Scout councils.
  • We hope this strategic partnership helps to strengthen the existing positive impact of Girl Scout programs in our backyard and beyond.

NewRez NOW Celebrates Successful Inaugural Year

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 9:30pm

NewRez LLC (NewRez, the Company), a national mortgage lending and servicing organization, announced the successful inaugural year of its community investment program, NewRez Neighborhood Outreach Works (NOW).

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  • NewRez LLC (NewRez, the Company), a national mortgage lending and servicing organization, announced the successful inaugural year of its community investment program, NewRez Neighborhood Outreach Works (NOW).
  • The mission of NewRez NOW is to invest and support the health, vibrancy, and sustainability of communities through charitable contribution, outreach, and participation.
  • New in 2021, NewRez NOW launched an employee recognition program to highlight team members who go above and beyond for their community.
  • The servicing business operates through NewRez Servicing, the performing loan servicing division, Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, the special servicing division.

World Hearing Day – Amplifon Confirms Commitment to Ongoing Prevention & Treatment of Hearing Loss

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 8:09pm

Amplifon is proud to celebrate World Hearing Day, confirming its commitment to the treatment and prevention of hearing loss, a condition that impacts nearly 40 million Americans .

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  • Amplifon is proud to celebrate World Hearing Day, confirming its commitment to the treatment and prevention of hearing loss, a condition that impacts nearly 40 million Americans .
  • As such, identification and treatment have never been more important, especially considering almost 60 percent of hearing loss in children is due to causes that can be mitigated through preventative measures.
  • The difficulties for those suffering from hearing loss increased in 2020, with the start and ongoing spread of COVID-19.
  • Amplifon Americas, a division of Amplifon Group, is a leading provider of hearing health care solutions in the U.S. and Canada.

AAFMAA Mortgage Services LLC Partners with NAIBRS to Advance Homeownership

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 7:32pm

The housing projects will utilize innovative virtual land staging (Lot2HomeTM), a network of qualified builders, trained Realtors and participating mortgage lenders.

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  • The housing projects will utilize innovative virtual land staging (Lot2HomeTM), a network of qualified builders, trained Realtors and participating mortgage lenders.
  • Formed in 2016, NAIBRS was established as a not-for-profit trade group bringing together critical participants for new residential construction.
  • AAFMAA Mortgage Services and our urban development partnership has strong endorsement from military leadership including General William Kernan (ret.
  • Sondra Barrett, president of NAIBRS, states, We are thrilled to work with AAFMAA Mortgage Services.

COVID-19 Disruptions Caused 33.9% Drop in 2020 Revenues for Top Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Programs

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:30pm

2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Peer-to-peer fundraising revenues at U.S. nonprofits took a massive hit in 2020 due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the annual survey of top campaigns by the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum.

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  • 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Peer-to-peer fundraising revenues at U.S. nonprofits took a massive hit in 2020 due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the annual survey of top campaigns by the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum.
  • Fundraising revenues for the 30 largest U.S. programs dropped 33.9 percent, or $401.2 million, to $900.1 million.
  • "COVID-19 created a perfect storm for peer-to-peer programs, especially those that rely on in-person programs," said Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum President David Hessekiel.
  • Only four of the 30 campaigns that appear in this year's rankings reported increased revenues in 2020.

Banking App Dave Donates $50K to Feeding America® Supporting Texas Customers Impacted by Winter Storm

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:03pm

Feeding America is the nations largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a nationwide network of 200 food banks.

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  • Feeding America is the nations largest organization dedicated to fighting domestic hunger through a nationwide network of 200 food banks.
  • In addition to resources like Feeding America, Dave members used the app to help overcome food shortages during the widespread inclement weather.
  • With the addition of this aid, Dave has donated $850K to Feeding America through its ongoing partnership with the organization.
  • Dave provides aid to our customers during crises like this one, just as Feeding America deploys aid across the country every day, said Jason Wilk, CEO of Dave.

WestCMR's cumulative charitable contributions surpass $1,000,000

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:30pm

WestCMR reaches $1M charitable donation milestone, 7 years after launching philanthropy program

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  • WestCMR reaches $1M charitable donation milestone, 7 years after launching philanthropy program
    "At WestCMR, we believe that we have the power to transform lives through our philanthropic efforts," shares Randy Ware, Founder and CEO.
  • In January of 2014, Ware aligned his personal passion for philanthropy with the goals of the company he started in 1997.
  • Currently employing 63 individuals, WestCMR's impact reaches beyond its team, and continues to grow in its local community and beyond.
  • "We are proud of the impact we have made in our community and all of the organizations we support.

Topcon Partnership with CyArk Bolsters Cultural Site Archival Efforts

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:13pm

Topcon Positioning Group announces its partnership with CyArk, a prominent non-profit organization committed to the conservation of cultural heritage sites around the globe.

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  • Topcon Positioning Group announces its partnership with CyArk, a prominent non-profit organization committed to the conservation of cultural heritage sites around the globe.
  • Many of the technologies needed for doing so come from the geospatial world, making the Topcon partnership a welcome one, according to John Ristevski, CEO of CyArk.
  • To know that the accurate digital documentation efforts can play a role in rebuilding or reconstruction is a humbling opportunity.
  • We are grateful to have Topcon partnering with us in our efforts.

Western Dental Joins with San Diego County Dental Society to Provide Free Dental Care

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:00pm

Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nations leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics provider in the country, has partnered with the San Diego County Dental Society, the Countys Dental Health Initiative and Share the Care in support of the American Dental Associations Give Kids a Smile program, which provides free dental screenings, dental sealants and fluoride varnishes to underserved children.

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  • Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nations leaders in accessible, affordable oral healthcare and the leading orthodontics provider in the country, has partnered with the San Diego County Dental Society, the Countys Dental Health Initiative and Share the Care in support of the American Dental Associations Give Kids a Smile program, which provides free dental screenings, dental sealants and fluoride varnishes to underserved children.
  • The free dental services will be provided at one-day clinics at all 16 Western Dental and Western Dental Kids locations in San Diego County through March 19.
  • We know that far too many children do not have access to the care they need, said Dr. John Luther, Chief Dental Officer at Western Dental.
  • The Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) program, launched nationally in 2003, provides underserved children ages 1 through 18 with free oral health care.