GSK employees celebrate Giving Tuesday with awards to local nonprofits
27 November 2018
Issued: Philadelphia, PA
20 nonprofits chosen by GSK employees across the US win $10,000 for making communities healthier.
GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] gave employees in labs, factories and home offices across the country the opportunity to give back to their own communities this #GivingTuesday with $10,000 charitable gifts to local nonprofits.
Building on the success of GSK’s 22-year-old GSK IMPACT Awards program – which recognizes nonprofits around corporate campuses in Philadelphia, PA and Durham, NC – employees across the US selected local nonprofits that are helping their neighbors to live healthier lives through nutrition, physical activity, education and a variety of social services.
Since the start of the GSK IMPACT Awards, GSK has given hundreds of nonprofits more than $10 million. To select the recipients, thousands of US employees voted for nonprofits that were nominated by their colleagues for the $10,000 award.
The winners are:
- Alpha and Omega Nutrition Program
selected by employees in Memphis, TN
- America’s Grow-A-Row
selected by employees in Warren, NJ
- Call for Help
selected by employees in St. Louis, MO
- Community Action of Greene County
selected by employees in Oak Hill, NY
- Community Harvest Project
selected by employees in Cambridge, MA
- Food Bank of Lincoln
selected by employees in Lincoln, NE
- Nourish Now Foundation
selected by employees in Rockville, MD
- Programa de Educación Comunitaria de Entrega y Servicio
selected by employees in Puerto Rico
- S.A.F.E. in the Bitterroot
selected by employees in Hamilton, MT
- The Lancaster Science Factory
selected by employees in Marietta, PA
- Bridge II Sports
selected by employees in the Triangle, NC region
- Greener Partners
selected by employees in Greater Philadelphia, PA
Regional winners selected by field employees:
- American Energy Swim Club Oklahoma City, OK
- Eddy House Reno, NV
- Friends of Kids with Cancer St. Louis, MO
- GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh, NC
- House of Hope Green Bay Green Bay, WI
- Philabundance Philadelphia, PA
- Venice Challenger Baseball Venice, FL
- Vermont Foodbank Barre, VT
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