Volunteer Appreciation

At the Comcast Cares Day project at Belvedere Elementary School in West Palm Beach, volunteers Michael Jean-Mary and Brandon McCray from the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund plant new trees. (PRNewsfoto/Comcast)

Thousands Of Volunteers “Make Change Happen” Across Florida On Comcast Cares Day Today on the 17th annual Comcast Cares Day, more than 10,000 Comcast employees, their family and friends and community volunteers will “make change happen” as they work at dozens of community service projects across Florida. Comcast Cares Day is the company’s annual celebration of its year-round [...]

Infertility in Africa

African baby

Merck Foundation Calls for Action to Break the Infertility Stigma in Africa at FIGO Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA, Germany, in partnership with the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), conducted ‘Merck More Than a Mother‘ panel at their Regional conference 2018, in Dubai. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation stated during the panel discussion, “Through [...]

Larian Bids to Save Toys ‘R Us

Toys R Us in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada /Photo by Rayson Ho

Isaac Larian Puts in Official Bid to Save Toys ‘R Us MGA Entertainment CEO Behind Best-Selling Toy of the Year Puts in Offer to Save Toys”R”Us Isaac Larian, CEO of MGA Entertainment, Inc. (MGAE), one of the world’s leading privately held toy and entertainment companies and creator of family favorite brands including Little Tikes® and L.O.L. [...]

UNICEF AWARD

UNICEF

UNICEF honors Kimberly-Clark with 2018 Children First Award Award recognizes Kimberly-Clark’s long-time partnership with UNICEF to improve the lives of children around the world UNICEF USA has recognized Kimberly-Clark with the 2018 Children First Award for its ongoing efforts to raise awareness and funding for the global aid organization, and its collaboration with UNICEF on innovative projects to improve [...]

GIRL SCOUT HERSTORY

Natasha Hemmings, CEO, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (PRNewsfoto/Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey)

First African-American Named CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey One of the largest Girl Scout councils in New Jersey, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) today announced the appointment of longtime advocate of girl empowerment and Girl Scouting, Natasha Hemmings, to Chief Executive Officer. Hemmings will take the GSHNJ helm on April 9. Hemmings, who holds a [...]

Beautiful Future for Janelle Monae & Belvedere

Janelle Belvedere cover

Award-Winning Musician-Actor-Activist Janelle Monáe Joins Forces With Belvedere Vodka In Multi-Year Collaboration Belvedere Vodka and award-winning musician-actor-activist, Janelle Monáe, have come together for a two-year collaborative partnership to bring to life powerful co-created content and experiences. Launching this weekend in Los Angeles around cinema’s most iconic awards show, Belvedere and Monáe will premiere inspiring projects aimed at [...]

Go Red For Women®

Go Red

American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® launches The Go Red Commitment this American Heart Month to motivate women to take action against heart disease Go Red For Women, Macy’s and CVS Health join together throughout February to raise funds and awareness to end heart disease and stroke for all women. Volunteers and supporters are encouraged [...]

MLK Day Clothing Drive

Big Sunday MLK Day Clothing Collection & Community Breakfast 2016 (PRNewsfoto/Big Sunday)

MLK Day Clothing Drive Big Sunday, one of the USA’s foremost organizations connecting people through helping and opportunities to volunteer, now in its 20th year, will host its 6th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Clothing Collection & Community Breakfast on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Big Sunday headquarters at 6111 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038, from 10 AM until 1 PM.  More [...]

Natalie Portman Empowering Women

Philanthropist Morris Kahn, 2018 Genesis Prize Laureate Natalie Portman, and Co-Founder and Chairman of The Genesis Prize Foundation Stan Polovets (PRNewsfoto/The Genesis Prize Foundation)

Academy Award-Winning Actress Natalie Portman Empowers Women The Genesis Prize Foundation announced today that Israeli philanthropist and humanitarian Morris Kahn has made a $1 million gift to the Genesis Prize Foundation in honor of 2018 Laureate Natalie Portman. Morris Kahn’s gift doubles the 2018 Genesis Prize Award Fund to $2 million. World-renowned actress, director and social activist Natalie Portman became [...]

Holiday Party Talk

Toastmasters’ Tips for Surviving Awkward Holiday Party Talk (PRNewsfoto/Toastmasters International)

Toastmasters’ Tips for Surviving Awkward Holiday Party Talk What to do when natural conversations don’t come naturally It’s the time of year when many people become anxious about upcoming holiday gatherings and the awkward conversations that might ensue. Toastmasters recognizes that natural conversations don’t come naturally to many of us and offers a safe place [...]