International Market Centers said that Kathy Ireland, chair, CEO and chief designer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide and ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, will be the featured guest at the 9th annual Up on the Roof fundraiser benefiting Gift for Life.
Amazon is donating $8 million to Plymouth Housing and the Arlington Community Foundation, based in the company’s two headquarters regions, Seattle and Arlington, VA.
With rain and flooding continuing and expected to worsen across much of the Midwest and South, and communities in Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, and Texas still experiencing ongoing relief needs due to the recent outbreak of tornadoes, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Walmart.org have committed to double the support provided so far this spring, bringing the total commitment to $1 million.
Over the Memorial Day weekend, The Rite Aid Foundation announced a three-year, $6 million commitment to Folds of Honor, a nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to children of military service members who have been killed or seriously wounded while serving the country.
Ulta Beauty customers raised funds for charity this past Mother’s Day season through in-store and online donations totaling more than $1.1 million. All proceeds will benefit Save the Children’s Early Steps to School Success program and families impacted by natural disasters in the U.S.
In response to the floods and tornados that have continued to impact midwestern and southern states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas, Walmart has stepped up its disaster relief efforts.
The National Father’s Day Council will recognize Tom Kingsbury, president, CEO and chairman of Burlington Stores, as a 2019 “Father of the Year” honoree. The 78th annual Father of the Year Awards will be presented at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel on June 13.
Best Buy recently presented St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a gift of $20.8 million as a result of the organization’s record-breaking fundraising year for the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign.
Wayfair co-founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine, Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon and William Foley, chairman and CEO, Libbey, will be honored for their philanthropic endeavors by the Housewares Charity Foundation (HCF) during its annual Housewares Cares Charity Gala on Monday, March 4 during the 2019 International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago.
In the spirit of “Giving Tuesday,” Kohl’s said it will award $3.2 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofit organizations across the country that work to improve the health and wellness of children and families as part of its national giving program, which is an extension of the company’s ongoing commitment to health and wellness.