Be The Change: On Mission – Empowering Our Disadvantaged Communities Today For A Sustainable Tomorrow
September 18, 2015
MetLife Foundation is committed to providing quality, affordable financial tools and know-how to those most in need. In 2013, the Foundation made a $200 million five-year commitment to financial inclusion…providing every individual seeking help the resources they need to succeed. The Foundation partners with local nonprofit organizations who provide the much needed services through local community initiatives, whether it is the tools to help manage their finances, or life’s basic necessities – from employment opportunities to educational certifications, or from food to shelter.
Working in collaboration with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation or LISC, the two have partnered to help struggling men and women pursue their goals, such as finding a better job or improving their financial lives — from building credit to sound habits around savings and budgeting. LISC’s Financial Opportunity Centers, funded in part by MetLife Foundation, are helping working mothers from New York to Los Angeles pursue more from life.
The Balancing Act goes local—and we’re asking some of the experts around Tampa for their best tips and advice on finance, food, flowers, and feeling good! Cooking every day can be hard to do. At ReBuilt Meals, they have a variety of healthy meal plans that provide variety, nutrition, and stress-free family time. We ask […]
Cooking healthy meals every day can be hard to do, and shopping for ingredients, planning menus, and making sure you and your family are eating healthy can be an even bigger challenge. Heat and eat meals delivered right to your door are gaining in popularity. At ReBuilt Meals, they have a variety of healthy meal […]
There’s something really special about flowers. We love the way they look and smell, and of course, they help mark important milestones and special occasions. But not all fresh cut flowers are created equally explains Alice Givens, Owner of Flower General by Carlstedt’s. We have care tips for these magnificent plants and flowers so they […]