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Starbucks Joins Product(RED)

On my morning dog walk with Kiwi to Starbucks, I noticed an article on their community bulletin board with a photo of Howard Schultz and Bono announcing that Starbucks is joining the Product(RED) effort to combat HIV/AIDS in Africa.  It made clear that this involvement is about commerce not charity which I liked!  I hadn't heard

Indianapolis Colts Partnership with Books for Youth

As I have mentioned in prior posts, I am in Indiana conducting a statewide evaluation of their AmeriCorps Programs.  I am staying at the Hyatt (where else can I get pens free with my last name on them…???!!) a few short blocks away from the new Lucas Oil Stadium.  While I am not a football

Finish Line Shoe Donations

I am in Indianapolis for the weekend between rounds of AmeriCorps interviews for the statewide evaluation I am conducting.  I was wandering through Circle Center, the downtown shopping mall, and happened into Finish Line to look at athletic shoes.  Right inside the door was a big open box that said Sole Destination.  Reading the fine

Art with Heart

Yesterday I was interviewed by Cheryl Powell, Medical Writer for the Akron Beacon Journal.  She is writing an article on Art with Heart, an Akron art gallery that has pledged 10% of their proceeds to the local Children’s Hospital as well as giving free art lessons to children touched by cancer.  Cheryl found me online

Qwest Donates Shoes

There was an article from Joan Hill, Communications Manager for Denver’s Warren Village, in Thursday June 19, 2008’s The Hub Section of the Denver Post about a recent philanthropy activity of Qwest, the telephone company.  Warren Village helps motivated low-income, single parents move from public assistance to self-sufficiency through subsidized housing, on-site childcare, counseling, and

Champion Donates to Colorado National Guard Foundation

On May 30th, 2008, Champion, a windows, siding, and patio room factory direct company had a full page color advertisement in the Denver Post announcing their special two day "Military Appreciation Sale."  There were great photos of their products in the ad, a thanks to the troops statement and the yellow ribbon logo, as well


OK, I haven't been able to let (PRODUCT)RED go yet...I burned out before checking Converse's site earlier this week to look into their (PRODUCT)RED for my post on February 16.  I felt bad about not checking out one of the major sponsors, so have now gone to their website - a very hip site with

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