John Deere Foundation Awards $1 Million to World Food Program USA
Today, the John Deere Foundation announced a $1 million donation to World Food Program USA to combat global food insecurity and address the staggering rise of acute hunger exacerbated by the crisis in Ukraine.
Half of the grant will support the global humanitarian work of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), with the other half going to the organization’s Innovation Accelerator, which sources, supports, and scales high-impact innovations to achieve zero hunger.
Interfaith Youth Core Rebrands as Interfaith America to Expand Mission to Build Civic Bridges and Help Heal our Nation
The Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) today announced its official rebrand to Interfaith America, the next step in the organization’s mission to build bridges of greater understanding and cooperation between people of different faiths, worldviews, and traditions. Supported by a diverse set of philanthropic organizations, including a $6M gift from Mackenzie Scott, Interfaith America will serve as the premier interfaith organization in the United States. Founded in 2002, Interfaith America will be celebrating its 20 years of bridge-building work throughout this year.
CAESARS FOUNDATION DONATES MORE THAN $3.3 MILLION TO NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS THE U.S.
Caesars Entertainment has shared details on a $3.3 million donation to dozens of national and local non-profit organizations through the company’s corporate giving platform, the Caesars Foundation. This year’s recipients include a first-ever partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of America and a donation to Meals on Wheels for the 20th consecutive year. The Caesars Foundation also gave to long time partners Clean the World Foundation, International Center for Responsible Gaming, National Park Trust and others. The gifts focus on organizations that fall into Caesars Entertainment’s core values including non-profits focusing on responsible gaming, sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.
HONORBRIDGE TO UTILIZE SPECIALIST DIRECT TO ACCELERATE ORGAN DONATION
HonorBridge, a North Carolina based organ procurement organization (OPO), has selected Specialist Direct to improve the speed and accuracy of organ diagnostics in order to increase organ recovery rates, reduce organ discards, and save more lives. HonorBridge will utilize Specialist Direct’s telepathology transplant solutions within its hospital cases and future organ recovery center.
Children’s Home Society Celebrates National Foster Care Month
Today there are over 12,000 children in foster care in North Carolina. Sadly, these children must leave their homes due to crisis situations, and they look to loving adults in our communities for the things their own families are unable to provide at the time. The need is great for foster families to support these children during the transition, while they await reunification with their family of origin, guardianship with relatives, or adoption.
Edward Jones and Arbor Day Foundation Collaborate to Plant 10,000 Trees
Financial services firm Edward Jones today announced its national strategic alliance with the Arbor Day Foundation to support the planting of 10,000 trees. Beginning this spring, Edward Jones will support community tree-planting events in 11 U.S. communities and reforestation projects across the country in areas of greatest need. This collaboration aligns with Edward Jones’ purpose to partner for positive impact to improve the lives of our clients and communities, and together, benefit our communities and society.
Two Iconic Voices in Advertising Join Forces for PajamaGram Fundraiser to Benefit Make-A-Wish®
Jonathan Goldsmith, best known for his role as The Most Interesting Man in the World in Dos Equis ads, and Tom Bodett, known for his Motel 6 radio commercials and also as a panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me”, came together to create a video to support Make-A-Wish®. It’s part of PajamaGram’s effort to raise money […]
Bank of America funds electric vehicles and expansion for Wayne Health Mobile Unit
Wayne State University and Wayne Health, its affiliated physician practice group, have received a $900,000 grant from Bank of America to strengthen the Wayne Health Mobile Unit (WHMU) program. This innovative fleet of health delivery vehicles was established in partnership with Ford X in April 2020 to deliver COVID-19 testing, education and vaccinations to underserved populations in Detroit. The support from […]
Paws For Cause: How Companion Coffee Company is Helping Veterans and First Responders One Cup at a Time
The Disabled Combat Veteran Owned Company Creates Premium Coffee for a Good Cause Over 50% of Americans over the age of 18 are avid coffee drinkers. Day by day, our nation sees over 150 million people consume coffee, and the daily average per person is around 3 cups. Roughly, up to 450 million cups […]