Tag «community outreach»

18 Things You Should Know About Nicki

  I want to start the new year with a re-introduction and a rebrand.  One of my 2018 business goals is to share more of me with you – my goals, preferences, experiences, and expectations and not just my technical knowledge and skills.   As we enter 2018, I want to share 18 things you …

11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive Thank You and Grand Total

  Thanks to the generosity and compassion of all the donors, sponsors, ambassadors and volunteers of our 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive, we collected and distributed 1,051 purses with toiletries and 58 cosmetic bags and wallets. to 24 youth serving organizations. Our amazing team of volunteers sorted, filled, and packed hundreds of these purses …

Join our Pack A Purse Drive and Purse Packing Party

  Our 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive ends on TOMORROW – December 5, 2017. Join us in collecting purses (totes and other handbags) and personal hygiene items for teen girls in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters. All donations will be delivered before Christmas Day.   Only new and very gently used purses …

Annual Purse Packing Party on 12/9/17

  SAVE THE DATE! Bring your donations of new/gently used purses and personal hygiene items to our Annual Pack A Purse Drive™ Purse Packing Party.   Saturday, December 9, 2017 1:00pm-3:00pm Laurel Boys and Girls Club 701 Montgomery St., Laurel, MD  Our 11th Annual Pack A Purse™ Drive ends on December 5, 2017. We are …

Social Responsibility No Longer Optional For Businesses

  Social Responsibility No Longer Optional For Businesses By Chad Brooks, Business News Daily Senior Writer   Selling a good product or service is no longer enough to attract today’s socially conscious shoppers, new research shows. A study by public relations and marketing firm Cone Communications and Echo Research revealed corporate social responsibility is now …

Why Corporate Social Responsibility is Important

  What is Corporate Social Responsibility? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a broad term used to describe a company’s efforts to improve society in some way. These efforts can range from donating money to nonprofits to implementing environmentally-friendly policies in the workplace. CSR is important for companies, nonprofits, and employees alike. Corporate social responsibility is …

From Interns to Influencers: Foster Youth Internship Program a Growing Force on Federal Policy

  By John Kelly Tiffany Boyd, a former foster youth from Long Beach, Calif., had been interning in the office of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) all summer. But save a “Hello” here and a “Good morning” there, she hadn’t yet had occasion to speak with her summer employer, who sits on several committees and keeps …

Whitman summer internship grants benefit students, community

  Whitman summer internship grants benefit students, community Gina Ohnstad, Director of Media and Public Relations at Whitman College   At Whitman College, Monday is the last day of classes, finals are right around the corner and students are putting the finishing touches on their summer plans. For some students, those plans include interning for …

National Foster Care Month 2017

  May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections. National Foster Care Month, is a time for foster care advocates to renew …

Provide Support to Teen Boys in Foster Care

  Provide Support to Teen Boys in Foster Care Pack A Backpack™ Drive 2017 April 1, 2017 – May 5, 2017   Help us collect and donate backpacks filled with personal hygiene items to teen boys in group homes, foster homes, and homeless shelters. Backpacks will be delivered in May during National Foster Care Month. …