Other 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Small Business Revolution, Acclaimed TV Series by Deluxe, to Focus on Minneapolis/St. Paul Black-Owned Businesses in Season 6

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:00pm

Deluxe (NYSE: DLX), a Trusted Business Technology company, today announced Season 6 of its acclaimed television series, the Small Business Revolution, will focus on Black-owned businesses in the companys hometown of Minneapolis/St.

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  • Deluxe (NYSE: DLX), a Trusted Business Technology company, today announced Season 6 of its acclaimed television series, the Small Business Revolution, will focus on Black-owned businesses in the companys hometown of Minneapolis/St.
  • In this original series by Deluxe, each season they work to revitalize one communitys Main Street, through its small businesses.
  • For the past five seasons, we have had the privilege to help small business owners in small towns across the country improve their businesses.
  • Paul neighborhood business owners and entrepreneurs, with a focus on Black-owned businesses.

Cloudbreak Health Executive Elected to Board of National Council on Interpreting in Health Care

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:30pm

Cloudbreak Health, LLC (Cloudbreak), a leading telehealth and video remote interpretation solutions provider, today announced that Tatiana Cestari, PhD, the companys director of language service advocacy, was elected as a Director to the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) board.

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  • Cloudbreak Health, LLC (Cloudbreak), a leading telehealth and video remote interpretation solutions provider, today announced that Tatiana Cestari, PhD, the companys director of language service advocacy, was elected as a Director to the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care (NCIHC) board.
  • I am proud to have leaders like Tatiana dedicated to reducing health care disparities as part of Cloudbreak.
  • She will be a truly valuable asset to the NCIHC, said Jamey Edwards, CEO of Cloudbreak Health.
  • Cloudbreak Health ( www.cloudbreak.us ) revolutionized patient and provider communication with the introduction of video remote interpreting (VRI), establishing Cloudbreak as a pioneer in telehealth technology.

Thirty-One Gifts and Girls on the Run Announce National Partnership

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:35pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210302005836/en/
    Our partnership with Girls on the Run is born from our common goal of empowering girls, said Cindy Monroe, founder of Thirty-One Gifts.
  • From now through December 31, 2022, Thirty-One customers will have the opportunity to round up their orders to benefit Girls on the Run.
  • "Girls on the Run is honored to continue and grow our long-standing partnership with Thirty-One Gifts and is immensely grateful for the support from Thirty-One Gives, said Liz Wian, vice president, partnership and development at Girls on the Run International.
  • Founded in 1996 with 13 girls, Girls on the Run has now served more than 2 million girls.

DataRobot Opens Applications for Second AI for Good: Powered by DataRobot Cohort

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:00pm

DataRobot , the leading enterprise AI platform, today announced it is opening applications for the second cohort of its AI for Good: Powered by DataRobot program.

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  • DataRobot , the leading enterprise AI platform, today announced it is opening applications for the second cohort of its AI for Good: Powered by DataRobot program.
  • First launched in July 2019, AI for Good empowers nonprofits and social good organizations to solve the worlds most pressing challenges with AI.
  • Interested nonprofits and social good organizations can apply to join the second cohort on the AI for Good website .
  • DataRobot is the leader in enterprise AI, delivering trusted AI technology and enablement services to global enterprises competing in todays Intelligence Revolution.

Grant Thornton names Foster Nation as next Purple Paladin

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 2:45pm

Foster Nation which launched in 2016 in partnership with The Pritzker Foster Care Initiative and Foster Care Counts helps former foster youth overcome the challenges associated with aging out of the foster-care system.

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  • Foster Nation which launched in 2016 in partnership with The Pritzker Foster Care Initiative and Foster Care Counts helps former foster youth overcome the challenges associated with aging out of the foster-care system.
  • Foster Nation was founded by Maggie Lin, a former foster youth who moved through eight different foster placements.
  • Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the worlds leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.
  • Grant Thornton refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL).