For Immediate Release: September 9, 2014
Contact: Maria Caruso
AmeriCorps Alums Thanks Our National Service Corporate Champions
ATLANTA, September 2014 — As part of AmeriCorps Alums’ 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps celebration, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today is thanking 25 AmeriCorps Alums’ National Service Corporate Champions. These champions have demonstrated outstanding commitment to national service in one or more of these areas: thought leadership, investment in national service programs, and/or hiring and mentoring alums. AmeriCorps Alums, with Points of Light, thanks champions for being catalysts driving the powerful idea that service changes lives.
Our Corporate Champions include 2U, Aramark, AT&T, Bank of America, Capital One, Cisco, Citi Foundation, Civic Enterprises, Cognizant, Comcast/NBC Universal, CSX, Delaware North, Deloitte, Fidelity Investments, Gap Inc., Google, IBM, Microsoft, Pearson, sagawa / jospin, The Sheridan Group, State Farm, Target, UPS, and Wells Fargo.
About AmeriCorps Alums
AmeriCorps Alums is a community of engaged citizens and civic leaders that gets things done for America. An enterprise of Points of Light, AmeriCorps Alums is the only national network that connects the nearly 1 million alumni of all AmeriCorps programs (including an estimated 80,000 new alumni each year) to the people, ideas and resources that support their commitment to a lifetime of service. AmeriCorps alumni are predominantly between the ages of 21 – 35, more racially diverse than the U.S. population, and over 60 percent female. For more information, please visit www.americorpsalums.org and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Points of Light
Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, is home to AmeriCorps Alums. Points of Light mobilizes millions of people to take action that is changing the world. For more, visit PointsofLight.org.