Since 2015, Skild has seen more organizations invest time, money, and people in corporate social responsibility. For example, Harbor Freight has spent millions of dollars to reward teachers who are shaping the lives of their students. In the world of healthcare, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) has connected older adults and people with disabilities with the social services that...
On March 31, Grow-NY launched its third annual food and agriculture business competition, which identifies, supports, and funds the top food, beverage, and agriculture innovations across the globe.
Imagine that you’re an isolated, disabled veteran who is in need of a particular social service. Your challenge is finding that social service with ease. Until now, there has never been a centralized system to guide such people to the programs they need most.
“We believe that skilled trades teachers are heroes who don’t often get the recognition that they deserve,” says Tae Kang, Program Manager of Harbor Freight Tools for Schools — a philanthropic initiative that honors the nation’s most innovative among them. “This program shines a light on their work and their character, not just in their school buildings, but also in their communities.”
Some of you might remember that line from the movie Wall Street, which told the story of innocence corrupted by the smell of quick, massive cash grabs. Sure, the film took place in ’80s Manhattan, a time and place rife with breathtaking materialism, but the quick-strike-for maximum-gain mentality is still very much alive and well.