Philanthropy

MetroPlusHealth to Host Virtual Town Hall: Stand Up Against Anti-Asian Hate

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 7:47pm

b'MetroPlusHealth, the five-star rated health plan of choice for over 600,000 New Yorkers, will host a virtual town hall addressing discrimination, bias, and hate against Asian Americans and other New Yorkers.\nAt MetroPlusHealth, we are a community and a family.

Key Points: 
  • b'MetroPlusHealth, the five-star rated health plan of choice for over 600,000 New Yorkers, will host a virtual town hall addressing discrimination, bias, and hate against Asian Americans and other New Yorkers.\nAt MetroPlusHealth, we are a community and a family.
  • When one of us is hurting, all of us are hurting.
  • Standing together as a community against bias and hate is the surest way to help defeat both.
  • Help us spread the word about this event.\nThe Facebook Live town hall will take place on Thursday, May 20th from 10AM to 12PM.

Domo to Partner in Unilever’s Second Annual Day of Service

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:47pm

b'Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) announced it has again teamed up with Unilever U.S. as a technology partner to leverage data and deliver insights for Unilever\xe2\x80\x99s second annual Day of Service, a service effort spanning the company\xe2\x80\x99s employees including factories, plus over 170 corporate partners.

Key Points: 
  • b'Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) announced it has again teamed up with Unilever U.S. as a technology partner to leverage data and deliver insights for Unilever\xe2\x80\x99s second annual Day of Service, a service effort spanning the company\xe2\x80\x99s employees including factories, plus over 170 corporate partners.
  • With Domo, BI-critical processes that took weeks, months or more can now be done on-the-fly, in minutes or seconds, at unbelievable scale.
  • For more information about how Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) helps its customers go fast, go big and go bold, visit www.domo.com .
  • You can also follow Domo on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn .\nDomo, Domo Business Cloud and Domo is the Business Cloud are registered trademarks of Domo, Inc.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005486/en/\n'

Mastercard and National Women’s Soccer League Announce Multi-Year Partnership Centered on Elevating Visibility for the Sport and Fan Engagement

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'Mastercard announced today that it is joining the National Women\xe2\x80\x99s Soccer League (NWSL) as an official partner, strengthening the brand\xe2\x80\x99s commitment to women\xe2\x80\x99s soccer and its fanbase.

Key Points: 
  • b'Mastercard announced today that it is joining the National Women\xe2\x80\x99s Soccer League (NWSL) as an official partner, strengthening the brand\xe2\x80\x99s commitment to women\xe2\x80\x99s soccer and its fanbase.
  • They deserve to have an experience on par with any major sports league, and that time has arrived.
  • As part of this partnership, Mastercard will create a soccer-themed curriculum for its signature science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program, Girls4Tech\xe2\x84\xa2.
  • Based in Chicago, the NWSL is partners with the Canadian Soccer Association and the United States Soccer Federation.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005295/en/\n'

Steve Harvey Releases First-Ever NFT to Benefit Charity

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005115/en/\nSteve Harvey Releases First-Ever NFT to Benefit Charity (Photo: Business Wire)\nThe release is scheduled for Friday, May 14th at 12pm, ET/9am PT.

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005115/en/\nSteve Harvey Releases First-Ever NFT to Benefit Charity (Photo: Business Wire)\nThe release is scheduled for Friday, May 14th at 12pm, ET/9am PT.
  • The classic Steve Harvey GIF is from his early days on the comedy stage.\nThe second NFT includes a Steve Harvey digital signature consisting of 3 editions.\nThe final NFT release, limited to 1 edition, will be sold at auction and will include the tie featured in the NFT autographed by Harvey.\n\xe2\x80\x9cAs a boy growing up in Cleveland, I never had the newest things but I\xe2\x80\x99ve always been interested in learning and doing better,\xe2\x80\x9d said Harvey.
  • His nationally syndicated radio show, The Steve Harvey Morning Show, is the most listened to morning show in America.
  • Additionally, Harvey hosts MISS UNIVERSE\xc2\xae, NFL and major broadcasts globally.\nIn 2017, he launched Steve Harvey Global (SHG), uniting his various businesses under one roof and one vision.

SBB Research Group Names May 2021 Grant Finalists: Momma Chef’s Soup Kitchen, Special Gifts Theatre, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5531

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 6:59am

The employees will then vote to allocate the company\xe2\x80\x99s monthly grant awards.

Key Points: 
  • The employees will then vote to allocate the company\xe2\x80\x99s monthly grant awards.
  • Each finalist will receive at least $1,000 in donations.\nLast month, Henry Williams Love Foundation received $5,000 to provide short-term supportive services and advocacy to youth and families in need.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are proud to support HWLF.
  • Said Matt Aven, SBB Research Group\xe2\x80\x99s COO.

ComEd Awards Scholarships to Help DePaul College Prep Students from Diverse Chicago Communities Pursue STEM Careers

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:47pm

b"ComEd has selected three DePaul College Prep students interested in pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) to receive financial support as part of this year\xe2\x80\x99s ComEd Scholars cohort.

Key Points: 
  • b"ComEd has selected three DePaul College Prep students interested in pursuing careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) to receive financial support as part of this year\xe2\x80\x99s ComEd Scholars cohort.
  • The scholarships, awarded annually, support DePaul College Prep juniors and seniors from underserved communities.\nThis year\xe2\x80\x99s recipients \xe2\x80\x93 all juniors at DePaul College Prep \xe2\x80\x93 receive academic scholarships that run through the remainder of their academic careers at DePaul College Prep and continue should they enroll in STEM-related studies at DePaul University.
  • Eight DePaul Prep graduates continue to thrive as ComEd Scholars at DePaul University and six of our DePaul Prep students are privileged to be part of this outstanding program on our campus.
  • Located on a modern 17-acre campus in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of Chicago, DePaul College Prep operates in academic partnership with DePaul University.

Domo and Choice Humanitarian Selected as Finalist in Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:28pm

b'Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) and CHOICE Humanitarian today announced their collaborative work to combat poverty in Nepal was recognized in the Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards.

Key Points: 
  • b'Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) and CHOICE Humanitarian today announced their collaborative work to combat poverty in Nepal was recognized in the Fast Company 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards.
  • Using Domo to quantify what had previously been anecdotes helped CHOICE pursue data-driven priorities across all of its efforts in Nepal and focus on leadership training in addition to income assistance programs.
  • With Domo, BI-critical processes that took weeks, months or more can now be done on-the-fly, in minutes or seconds, at unbelievable scale.
  • For more information about how Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) helps its customers go fast, go big and go bold, visit www.domo.com .

WAVE Hosts “Light the Way for Change: Hope Inspiration Action”

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:47pm

b'Women for American Values and Ethics ( WAVE ) announced the biennial fundraiser to benefit the WAVE Action Fund on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PDT.

Key Points: 
  • b'Women for American Values and Ethics ( WAVE ) announced the biennial fundraiser to benefit the WAVE Action Fund on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PDT.
  • Tickets begin at $50 for general admission and sponsorships begin at $250.\nWAVE Action Fund supports WAVE\xe2\x80\x99s civic activism and community involvement.
  • WAVE commits significant (wo)manpower and resources toward supporting progressive values and ethics.
  • There are six WAVE Working Groups: Environment, Government Integrity, Gun Safety, Migrant Rights, Social Justice and Voter Mobilization.

U.S. Capital Advisors and Legacy One Financial Advisors Merge Forces to Create One of the Largest Independent Wealth RIAs in Texas, Focused on Empowering Others

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:03pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005854/en/\nLegacy One and USCA\xe2\x80\x99s wealth management advisory subsidiary, USCA RIA, LLC, will align to become U.S. Capital Wealth Advisors, LLC (\xe2\x80\x9cUSCWA\xe2\x80\x9d).

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005854/en/\nLegacy One and USCA\xe2\x80\x99s wealth management advisory subsidiary, USCA RIA, LLC, will align to become U.S. Capital Wealth Advisors, LLC (\xe2\x80\x9cUSCWA\xe2\x80\x9d).
  • The Merchant team has been instrumental in the development of Legacy One to date, including supporting this transaction.
  • After the close of the transaction with Legacy One, U.S. Capital Advisors will continue to advise corporate, institutional and municipal clients.
  • USCA\xe2\x80\x99s brokerage division, USCA Securities, LLC, will continue to provide wealth management brokerage services to joint clients of USCWA.

Six Flags Supports State Vaccination Efforts with Ticket Offer Valued at $4 Million

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

As part of that commitment, the company has pledged up to $5 million in investments and ticket value by the end of 2022 toward programs dedicated to equality and the socioeconomic advancement of people of color.\nSix Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Key Points: 
  • As part of that commitment, the company has pledged up to $5 million in investments and ticket value by the end of 2022 toward programs dedicated to equality and the socioeconomic advancement of people of color.\nSix Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world\xe2\x80\x99s largest regional theme park company with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.
  • For nearly 60 years, Six Flags has entertained hundreds of millions of guests with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions.
  • Six Flags is committed to creating an inclusive environment that fully embraces the diversity of our team members and guests.
  • For more information, visit www.sixflags.com\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005819/en/\n'