Plummeting tax revenue and shrinking budgets have put an unprecedented amount of stress on America's educational system. Corporate America has been stepping in to help, putting up the money for everything from team uniforms to lesson plans. Yet, when does the fine line between corporate charity and blatant attempts to market to kids get crossed?
The earthquake that struck Haiti last week has resulted in an outpouring of contributions to nonprofit groups to rescue those trapped under rubble and aid survivors. Much of the money collected has come from big U.S. businesses.