Yahoo Donates $170,000 to Local Charitable Organizations

Categories : Investments, Research Park
Posted on: November 23, 2016

Thanks to the efforts of the Yahoo site in the Research Park, three nonprofit organizations and a local school are sharing in $170,000 in grants from the Yahoo Employee Foundation, a philanthropic organization funded by donations from Yahoo employees and interest from investments.
– The Eastern Illinois Foodbank, the primary source for food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, and other programs that get food to hungry people in 17 counties, is receiving $75,000;
-Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County is receiving $50,000 to help pay for the construction of a home in Champaign;
-University Laboratory High School is receiving $5,000 for its science, technology, engineering and math outreach program for middle school students to reach out to a broader group of students from under-represented communities who stand to gain from this education;
-The Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club, a safe haven in Champaign for kids to learn, grow and have fun, is receiving $40,000 to expand its after-school enrichment program.
Thank you Research Park Yahoos for investing in our local community! More info here