ARLINGTON, Va., December 9, 2009 — At a time when global news is being dominated by environmental issues, even kids are being asked to do their part.
DUBLIN, Ohio, October 14, 2009 — During Cardinal Health's two-week campaign to encourage employees to give back to their communities, employees donated more than $2 million to local non-profit organizations, and more than 1,600 employees at 71 sites worldwide donated more than 2,800 hours of service through hundreds of volunteer service projects.
MANILA and QUEZON CITY, Philippines, October 2 2009 — Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization that helps more than 74,000 poor children in the Philippines, donates $2.1 million in relief to survivors of Typhoon Ketsana.
A recently launched Web site is billing itself as the YouTube for nonprofits. World Flix, a 501(c)(3) public-benefit corporation, empowers activists from across the world to bring attention to global issues through video.
North Palm Beach, FL, September 4, 2009 — Edmund Benson, former at-risk kid and founder of ARISE Foundation, is celebrating his 80th birthday by giving a gift to the international nonprofit community: the creative licenses for all of the 100 ARISE life-skills curricula materials. Benson will allow the materials to be translated free of charge into any language (except Spanish, which has been done), for use in life-skills training programs around the world.
NEW YORK & LONDON, June 25, 2009 — Getty Images is proud to announce Stephen Ferry and Karen Kasmauski as the first recipients of its Grants for Good. Each photographer will be awarded $15,000 to develop compelling new imagery that will strengthen the communications and elevate the awareness of a non-profit they support.