Tag: Volunteer

Catchafire Catches Interest of Nonprofits, Volunteers

Internet startup Catchafire is a website that connects professionals who want to apply their on-the-job skills to nonprofits and social enterprises that need help. Catchafire has become the largest pro-bono service provider in New York, with a network of nearly 2,000 social good organizations and nearly 10,000 professionals, delivering over $3 million in professional services to date.

Teaming Up to Inspire Reading

Schools involved with the Target School Library Makeover program always have a lot in common: renovated reading spaces, new technology, a buildup of excitement for books.

JPMorgan Chase & Co’s The Fellowship Initiative (TFI)

While dozens of research reports provide statistics that challenge our nation’s young men of color, Mynor, a Bronx native and sophomore in high school, is breaking barriers to beat the odds against him.

Baltimore Ravens Player Helps RBC WM Honor Students

RBC Wealth ManageMent (RRC WM) is committed to enriching the communities where its employees and clients work and live. Pledging a percentage of its pre-tax profits as charitable contributions, RBC WM demonstrates leadership in the communities it serves every year.

Support Those Who Keep Us Safe

The nearly 14,000 people at CACI share a common goal of supporting men and women in our Armed Forces.

Union Pacific’s Military Support at Fort Riley, Kansas

Robert Turner Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations and President, Union Pacific Foundation Union Pacific Railroad 2011 Corporate Philanthropy A unique part of Union Pacific’s historical involvement with the military was the railroad’s volunteer canteens, like the famous one in North Platte, Nebraska. There, Union Pacific hosted up to 10,000 servicemen and women a day between… Read the full article

Relief to Earthquake and Tsunami Victims in Japan

The employees and management of Ogletree Deakins Law Firm were greatly moved by the unimaginable loss of lives, homes and businesses to the people of Japan, resulting from the devastating earthquakes and tsunami.

Enhancing a Partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Nationwide Insurance Partnership with Nationwide Children’s Hospital can be traced back decades through philanthropic support and the volunteer service of the company’s employees.

Opening Lives and Minds through the Magic of Reading

In a place where nearly 80 percent of the population lives at or below the poverty level, employees and partners from KPMG llP are helping to make a difference.

Volunteer Effort Teaches Life Lessons

When JR Irvin, a senior manager for Halliburton, decided to volunteer during a recent corporate activity, little did he know that it would be a life lesson for him and his children.