Fund Raising

Chinese Food & Soul Food Cook-Off, a Black and Asian Community Event

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:55pm

Health and Healing event with Chinese and Black communities in San Franciscos Bayview, featuring sustainable farming, entertainment and healthy eating

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  • Health and Healing event with Chinese and Black communities in San Franciscos Bayview, featuring sustainable farming, entertainment and healthy eating
    Florence Fang Community Farm is San Franciscos largest community farm and 1st farm to be USDA certified.
  • FFCF brings together Asian, Black and Latino farmers as well as seniors, adults and young children from San Franciscos public schools.
  • FFCF builds strong community, sustainable farming and healthy living in San Franciscos most diverse and most underserved neighborhood.
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211015005584/en/

Insurity Sponsors Riverfront Recapture’s Annual Fundraiser to Revitalize Hartford’s Riverfront

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:11pm

With headquarters located next to the Connecticut riverfront, Insurity has been a long-time supporter of the Big Mo fundraising event and the Riverfront Recapture organization.

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  • With headquarters located next to the Connecticut riverfront, Insurity has been a long-time supporter of the Big Mo fundraising event and the Riverfront Recapture organization.
  • Ken Safft, Chief Human Resources Officer at Insurity, served on Riverfront Recaptures Board of Directors from 2014 to 2016 and Insurity employees have regularly volunteered to help paint, clean, and restore the riverfronts parks.
  • The mission of Riverfront Recapture holds special meaning to Insurity, as our headquarters are located close to the Hartfords riverfront.
  • Riverfront Recapture's dedication to the bold vision of a beautiful riverfront park system resulted in the recent acquisition of 60-acres of riverfront land to build a new community park.

United, Chase and Visa Join Forces to Support World Food Day and Hunger Relief Efforts Across the Globe

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

In recognition and support of World Food Day on October 16, United Airlines, Chase and Visa are collaborating to reward United Visa Cardmembers who donate to non-profit organizations that provide hunger relief to communities in need.

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  • In recognition and support of World Food Day on October 16, United Airlines, Chase and Visa are collaborating to reward United Visa Cardmembers who donate to non-profit organizations that provide hunger relief to communities in need.
  • Customers will receive five total miles per dollar donated from the following cards: United GatewayVisa Card, United Explorer Visa Card, United Quest Visa Card, United Club Visa Card, United Club Infinite Visa Card, United Business Visa Card and United Club Business Visa Card.
  • World Food Day is celebrated annually on October 16 to commemorate the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
  • "Visa is proud to join with United and Chase to support this campaign, which will help support the global fight to end hunger."

Introducing New Kohl’s Cares Collections For Fall and Holiday Featuring Beloved Children’s Classics

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

Just in time for the fall and holiday seasons, Kohls (NYSE: KSS) is debuting two new collections through its latest launch of Kohls Cares merchandise.

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  • Just in time for the fall and holiday seasons, Kohls (NYSE: KSS) is debuting two new collections through its latest launch of Kohls Cares merchandise.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211015005134/en/
    The new Kohls Cares collections feature beloved children's literary classics.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Kohls Cares fall collection includes literary classics like If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and The Rainbow Fish along with holiday-themed stories such as Cliffords Christmas and Biscuit Gives a Gift.
  • Launching later this fall, the Kohls Cares holiday collection will include books and coordinating plush toys, which are bundled and sold for just $9 each.

Cointreau Launches Second Annual Cosmos for a Cause

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

To mix cocktail: Add egg whites, lime juice, chai ginger syrup and cranberry bitters to a shaker.

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  • To mix cocktail: Add egg whites, lime juice, chai ginger syrup and cranberry bitters to a shaker.
  • The House of Cointreau was founded in 1849 in Angers, France, where Edouard Cointreau perfected the recipe.
  • Blended with sweet and bitter orange peels, Cointreau has a unique, balanced flavor beloved by mixologists and bartenders worldwide.
  • To learn more about Cointreau, visit www.cointreau.com or follow Cointreau on Instagram/Twitter via @Cointreau_US or Facebook via @cointreauUS.

From the Panhandle to the Gulf Coast, Reliant and EarthShare of Texas Reach $2 Million Milestone in Protecting the Environment

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:27pm

Reliant and EarthShare of Texas are celebrating 10 years of partnership and $2 million raised through the Reliant EcoShare program .

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  • Reliant and EarthShare of Texas are celebrating 10 years of partnership and $2 million raised through the Reliant EcoShare program .
  • By joining the program, Reliant customers empower EarthShare of Texas to support environmental stewardship in the community while reducing their own carbon footprint.
  • This has been possible by working together with our customers, EarthShare of Texas and several non-profits.
  • In celebration of the EcoShare anniversary and incredible monetary achievement, Reliant and EarthShare of Texas planted 24 trees native to Texas at a local elementary school.

$100,000 MolinaCares Accord Grant Creates New Partnership with Valley Leadership in Support of Re-Entry Focused Employment Programs in Arizona

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:29pm

The MolinaCares partnership with Valley Leadership is focused on fighting that stigma, allowing Arizonans to grow through positive workforce achievement, and we look forward to working with them to make an impact on the community.

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  • The MolinaCares partnership with Valley Leadership is focused on fighting that stigma, allowing Arizonans to grow through positive workforce achievement, and we look forward to working with them to make an impact on the community.
  • Arizonas three-year return-to-prison rate is approximately 40%, but this rate can be reduced when formerly incarcerated individuals find gainful employment.
  • The MolinaCares grant will fund creation of an employer resource toolkit on inclusive hiring criteria.
  • We are so appreciative of MolinaCares for its generous donation, said Dave Brown, chief executive officer of Valley Leadership.

Illinois American Water Offers Inclusion and Diversity Grants

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:22pm

Illinois American Water announced that applications are now being accepted for the companys new Inclusion and Diversity Grant Program.

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  • Illinois American Water announced that applications are now being accepted for the companys new Inclusion and Diversity Grant Program.
  • With the launch of this pilot program, Illinois American Water will dedicate funding to community organizations for the purpose of advancing inclusion and diversity related initiatives.
  • Over the last several years, Illinois American Water has championed many important inclusion and diversity efforts to support meaningful change across the communities we serve, said Justin Ladner, president of Illinois American Water.
  • About Illinois American Water Illinois American Water, a subsidiary of American Water (NYSE: AWK), is the largest investor-owned water utility in the state, providing high-quality and reliable water and/or wastewater services to approximately 1.3 million people.

Herbalife Nutrition Honors Partners Who Are Helping End World Hunger Through “Nutrition for Zero Hunger” Initiative

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Herbalife Nutrition, a premier global nutrition company, and the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), are honoring their nonprofit partners and the impacts they have made together in fighting food insecurity during the second year of its Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative.

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  • Herbalife Nutrition, a premier global nutrition company, and the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), are honoring their nonprofit partners and the impacts they have made together in fighting food insecurity during the second year of its Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative.
  • Through these partnerships, Herbalife Nutrition is working to help take hunger to zero by providing good nutrition and educational resources to communities in need.
  • Through the Companys global campaign to eradicate hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is also committed to bringing nutrition and education to communities around the world.
  • Through Nutrition for Zero Hunger, Herbalife Nutrition is helping tackle rising global hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition.

MadeGood Announces New Members of Un-Wrecking Crew; US and Canadian Changemakers to Distribute Thousands in Support of Local Food Insecurity Efforts

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Canadian-based organic snack brand MadeGood reveals its first series of changemakers in the U.S. and Canada who will join their Un-Wrecking Crew .

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  • Canadian-based organic snack brand MadeGood reveals its first series of changemakers in the U.S. and Canada who will join their Un-Wrecking Crew .
  • This announcement is part of a multi-channel international creative campaign to inspire youth to lead local initiatives specifically in the areas of food insecurity and together Un-Wreck the Future.
  • Each of the Un-Wrecking Crew Members named today will receive $1,000 worth of MadeGood product to use in their community outreach activities.
  • The newest members of the 2021 MadeGood Un-Wrecking Crew are: