Our people are at their best when they are helping other people—not only our clients, but the people in our communities. Our firm's guiding philosophy is to always do what is in the best interest of our clients—to be committed to their long-term success. This same philosophy guides our community involvement. By helping to improve the quality of life for those around us, we believe that our own lives will be enriched in the process. To learn more about us, visit www.troweprice.com.
Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., provides educational and job skill opportunities to all people, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged youth. Since its inception in 2002, Staples Foundation has contributed to thousands of national and local charities geared toward improving children's education. We take great pride in being able to give back to the communities where our associates and customers work and live, and are always looking for ways to create a positive impact. For more information visit www.staplesfoundation.org and www.staples.com
Colorado Springs Utilities recognizes that our strength and vitality depend on the education, health and welfare of the communities in which we operate. The Community Focus Fund is committed to enhancing this quality of life by supporting our employee volunteer efforts and community involvement. In a typical year, Colorado Springs Utilities employees and their families volunteer more than 10,000 hours for community projects. The Community Focus Fund program backs volunteer activities where employees are not compensated. For more information visit www.csu.org.
Chief Petroleum has been locally owned and operating in Colorado Springs since 1962. With an emphasis on exceptional customer service, they provide all of Colorado with a variety of high quality fuel and lubricant products. Chief Petroleum also prides itself on building lasting relationships with customers and the community.
Darden’s Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille and Eddie V’s brands participated in the program. Many restaurants and brands worked together to award one nonprofit organization with a larger grant and make a greater impact in their community. The restaurants will award more than $1.9 million to more than 850 exceptional nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and Canada. Nonprofits receiving grants support one of Darden’s three key focus areas: access to postsecondary education, preservation of natural resources and hunger.
“Our employees are incredibly passionate about the communities where they live, and our restaurant teams are in a position to understand and help address the needs of their communities,” said Drew Madsen, Darden Restaurants’ president and chief operating officer. “We’re all proud to build on that passion through the grants program and bring real, local citizenship to life by enabling each restaurant to make a difference in their backyard.” For more information, please visit, www.dardenfoundation.com.
Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services, has three focus areas for its community giving: promoting community service, building tomorrow’s leaders and expanding digital literacy. Since 1963, Comcast has sought to strengthen the communities it serves by volunteering time, providing financial support and partnering with community-based organizations. Comcast works hard to build and strengthen relationships to make a difference, improve neighborhoods and create lasting results.
Established in 1952, the Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation. Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations across the country, The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people’s well-being and prosperity. With a focus on teen safe driving and building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, The Allstate Foundation also promotes safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion and diversity; and economic empowerment. Over the last 60 years, the Foundation has contributed nearly $300 million to organizations and projects in communities throughout the nation. For more information, visit www.allstatefoundation.org.
Coca-Cola has been a long time supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of the Pikes Peak Region from monetary contributions, product donations, special event participation in our PeakCO Challenge, volunteer days, playground restoration and so much more. For more information, visit http://www.livepositively.com/.
Village Inn believes every child in our community deserves the opportunity to build a great future! Colorado Springs Village Inn Restaurants are partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs to raise funds for after-school programs that change the lives of thousands of youth every day. Visit www.villageinn.com for more information about Village Inn.
Taco Bell believes in teens. Each day, we serve and interact with millions of teens. They are our customers, our employees, our friends and families. They are also our future – future leaders, franchisees, suppliers and partners.
Since 1992, the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens has enabled and inspired teens to graduate high school and reach their full potential through its programs, partnerships and direct financial assistance.
We have provided educational and job training support to more than 1 million teens in communities across the country, awarding more than $42 million in grants and scholarships to more than 1,000 teen-serving organizations in the U.S.
To learn more, please visit www.tacobellforteens.org, like us on Facebook (tacobell4teens) and follow us on Twitter (@tacobell4teens).
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