Cause Marketing/Corporate Partnerships

AT&T Awards $250,000 to Safety Organizations During National Youth Traffic Safety Month
May 21, 2010

As part of National Youth Traffic Safety Month, AT&T* is honoring the more than 28,000 individuals who have already taken AT&T’s pledge to not text and drive by contributing $250,000 to safety organizations committed to distracted driving prevention.

Contributions were given to: National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS), ConnectSafely, Enough is Enough, Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), iKeepSafe, Put on the Brakes, Inc., Stay Alive Just Drive and Teens in the Driver Seat.

Ford Launches $200M Metro-Growth Effort
May 18, 2010

Ford Foundation announced a five-year, $200 million effort to help transform the way cities, suburbs and surrounding communities grow and plan for the future, interweaving housing, transportation and land-use policy to foster greater economic growth.

First Nonprofit Restaurant Opens in West Virginia
May 18, 2010

CHARLESTON — Imagine a restaurant that doesn't make a profit but gives it away to a different charity every month. That's what a new non-profit restaurant is doing that opened today in Charleston. It's the food and reputation of restaurateur Virgil Sadorra that brings customers in.

Now, he wants to pay it forward.

Schwab Employees Begin Week of Intensive Community Service Across the U.S. to Benefit More Than 90 Nonprofit Organizations
May 17, 2010




SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Charles Schwab Corporation's annual Schwab Volunteer Week begins today with a heightened focus on helping everyday Americans become more financially fit. This year's Volunteer Week, which runs through Friday, May 21, marks the seventh consecutive year Schwab has galvanized its employees to give back during a designated period of company-sponsored time off. Throughout the week, nearly 2,000 employees and executives nationwide will donate approximately 8,000 community service hours on 129 different projects, benefiting 92 nonprofit organizations, many of which aim to help alleviate poverty and provide the foundation for financial stability.