Fund Raising

Impossible Foods Collaborates with Local Human to Address Food Insecurity

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3:00pm

Impossible Foods is collaborating with apparel retailer Local Human to address food insecurity in America, which has become an acute crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • Impossible Foods is collaborating with apparel retailer Local Human to address food insecurity in America, which has become an acute crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Local Human has been working to support urgent needs in our communities since the start of COVID-19, and Impossible Foods is the perfect partner to further expand our impact.
  • Since the start of the pandemic, Impossible Foods has donated more than 100,000 pounds of product -- more than 500,000 quarter-pound Impossible Burgers -- to food banks.
  • Impossible Foods is proud to partner with Isaac Rochell and the Local Human team to support the LA community, said Jessica Appelgren, Vice President of Communications at Impossible Foods.

Regions Bank Providing Financial Support and Volunteerism to the Scott Center for Autism Treatment and Additional Nonprofits

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200701005234/en/
    The Scott Center for Autism Treatment in Melbourne, Florida, won Regions Banks record-setting What a Difference a Day Makes Contest.
  • Additional contestants will receive grants of $500, and all 11 participating nonprofits, regardless of vote counts, will receive volunteer service from Regions Bank teams.
  • The Scott Center for Autism Treatment pursues a three-fold mission of clinical service, research and training.
  • Tina R. Goldsmith, Ph.D., BCBA-D, and Executive Director of the Scott Center for Autism Treatment, thanked online voters for their overwhelming support.

Hexion Releases 2019 Sustainability Report: Reduces Environmental Events, Continues Community Support

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Hexion Inc. (Hexion or the Company) today announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report highlighting the companys efforts and accomplishments in enhancing safety, efficiency, sustainability and social responsibility.

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  • Hexion Inc. (Hexion or the Company) today announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report highlighting the companys efforts and accomplishments in enhancing safety, efficiency, sustainability and social responsibility.
  • We push forward on a critical path to a brighter future, whether by delivering new bio-based adhesive solutions or driving innovation for lighter and more efficient composite materials.
  • The full 2019 Sustainability Report can be viewed at www.hexion.com/sustainability .
  • In 2019, Hexion achieved 95 percent site participation with its community outreach activities with more than $700,000 in charitable contributions and approximately 7,000 employee volunteer hours.

SITE Centers Issues 2019 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 9:05pm

SITE Centers Corp. (NYSE: SITC) announced today the release of its 2019 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report.

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  • SITE Centers Corp. (NYSE: SITC) announced today the release of its 2019 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report.
  • The intent of this report is to provide updates on the annual results of our corporate responsibility & sustainability programs.
  • I am pleased to publish our sixth Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Report.
  • Aligned Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Reporting with Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) metrics and framework.

Make a Difference & Support Veterans: Recycle Your Razors and Packaging for a Chance to Win a Playground* for a Military Medical Center

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 7:26pm

It shows the power of what we can do when we all come together to support our military heroes and their families.

Key Points: 
  • It shows the power of what we can do when we all come together to support our military heroes and their families.
  • Concluding on August 31, each unit of razor and packaging waste sent to TerraCycle will be tallied by state.
  • These homes are located at major military and VA medical centers nationwide, and in Europe, close to the medical center or hospital they serve.
  • TerraCycle also sells Zero Waste Boxes that are purchased by end users to recycle items in offices, homes, factories and public facilities.

Cymatics Raises Over $100K With The Help Of Hip-Hop Producer BricksDaMane To Support Black Lives Matter

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 7:07pm

Hip-hop producer BricksDaMane helps raise over $100,000 to donate to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Key Points: 
  • Hip-hop producer BricksDaMane helps raise over $100,000 to donate to the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • BricksDaMane is a celebrated music producer who has worked with Young Thug, Drake, Lil Wayne, Meek Mill, and 21 Savage.
  • Black Lives Matter is global organization that works to intervene on behalf of Black communities affected by violence.
  • All proceeds from the drum kit sample pack went to Black Lives Matter, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and Campaign Zero .

Comoto Family of Brands Raise $100,000 from month-long The Ride is Calling Charity Campaign to collectively benefit National Motorcycle Safety Fund, The Kurt Caselli Foundation and Motorcycle Relief Project

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 6:00pm

The centerpiece of the month was The Ride is Calling Charity Ride during the weekend of June 19-21, which attracted 3,030 participants.

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  • The centerpiece of the month was The Ride is Calling Charity Ride during the weekend of June 19-21, which attracted 3,030 participants.
  • In partnership with the trip planner app Rever, riders tracked their ride with a combined total of 233,607 miles ridden over three days.
  • National Motorcycle Safety Fund, the non-profit arm of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, supports research, rider education and motorcyclist safety.
  • Motorcycle Relief Project works with veterans and first responders suffering from PTSD by taking them on structured and professionally-led dual-sport motorcycle adventures.

Rite Aid Launches 26th Annual Miracle Balloon Campaign Benefitting Children’s Hospitals as COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Endure

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 6:00pm

As the COVID-19 pandemic creates extraordinary need across the country, Rite Aid customers can support the life-saving work of Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals during a critical time through Rite Aids annual Miracle Balloon fundraising campaign, running July 12 through August 8.

Key Points: 
  • As the COVID-19 pandemic creates extraordinary need across the country, Rite Aid customers can support the life-saving work of Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals during a critical time through Rite Aids annual Miracle Balloon fundraising campaign, running July 12 through August 8.
  • This will mark the 26th year Rite Aid has conducted the Miracle Balloon fundraising campaign benefitting CMN Hospitals, raising and donating $95 million in support of childrens hospitals.
  • The ripple effects of COVID-19 have affected nearly every aspect of treatment and services for childrens hospitals and without the help of caring partners like Rite Aid, many may face significant impacts in the short- and long-term, said Teri Nestel, interim president and CEO of Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals.
  • Since 1983, Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $7 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charitys Miracle Balloon icon.

Grant Thornton names Invisible Hands Deliver as next Purple Paladin

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 4:30pm

Invisible Hands Deliver brings this meaning of community to life which is exactly what Grant Thornton and our Purple Paladins program stand for.

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  • Invisible Hands Deliver brings this meaning of community to life which is exactly what Grant Thornton and our Purple Paladins program stand for.
  • Invisible Hands Deliver joins three other non-profits that Grant Thornton previously selected as Purple Paladins: Pal Experiences , Sneakers for Soldiers and Coming Up Rosies .
  • 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).

Icahn Automotive Awards Scholarships to 15 Aspiring Automotive Technicians

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 3:00pm

Icahn Automotive, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns and operates leading repair and maintenance providers Pep Boys, AAMCO and Precision Tune Auto Care, today announced the 15 recipients of its $2500 Find Your Drive scholarships.

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  • Icahn Automotive, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns and operates leading repair and maintenance providers Pep Boys, AAMCO and Precision Tune Auto Care, today announced the 15 recipients of its $2500 Find Your Drive scholarships.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200630005624/en/
    Icahn Automotive recently awarded $2500 Find Your Drive scholarships to 15 aspiring automotive technicians.
  • Icahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) was formed by its parent, Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operate businesses involved in aftermarket parts distribution and service.
  • Icahn Automotive today consists of Pep Boys automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plus automotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care owned and franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Care franchised service centers.