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Arrow Electronics Hosts Families of SMA Charitable Trust at Hong Kong Open Lab

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Centennial, Colo. October 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics hosted members of the Families of SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) Charitable Trust at the Arrow Open Lab Arrow at Hong Kong Science Park. The trust offers self-help programs and outings for SMA patients and their families to promote support and understanding of spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disease that causes muscles to become weak and shrink. 

Purpose At Work: How Timberland Is Planting A Climate Change Movement

by Simon Mainwaring
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Brand-fueled movements connect consumers with the causes they care about and move the needle on impact. By bringing together people, purpose and products, brands gain consumer goodwill, earned media and build a better world.

A great example of a brand that’s building a movement is Timberland. The footwear and apparel brand announced it will plant 50 million trees across the globe within the next 5 years, building on the tree planting efforts it has already led since 2001.

Students Leading Sustained and Innovative Hunger-Fighting Solutions Can Apply for $10,000 from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation

Applications for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships now being accepted.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 15, 2019 /3BL Media/-- The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced the opening of the application period for the 2020 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5, 2019. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5KGive5K to help end hunger in their communities. Students from kindergarten through graduate school are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship with matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.

Scotiabank Helps Replay Education Bring STEM Education to Young People

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Relay Education's mission is to educate, inspire and assist people in building a 100 per cent renewable energy future in Canada.
Learn how the organization is teaching youth and adults across the country about renewable energy and green careers. Scotiabank is the Youth Programs Sponsor, helping Relay Education reach over 18,000 young people.

HP Inc. and Girl Rising Mark International Day of the Girl with Partnership to Empower 10 Million Students and Teachers

Three-year education partnership provides technology and curriculum in U.S., India and Nigeria
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Highlights:

  • Delivers educational content, technology, multimedia assets, activities and lesson plans to students and teachers.
  • Builds on HP’s global commitment to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025.
  • Expands existing partnership with Girl Rising with the joint mission to change the way the world thinks about girls and education.
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Highlights:

  • Delivers educational content, technology, multimedia assets, activities and lesson plans to students and teachers.
  • Builds on HP’s global commitment to enable better learning outcomes for 100 million people by 2025.
  • Expands existing partnership with Girl Rising with the joint mission to change the way the world thinks about girls and education.

Inside 'Moments of Joy': Documentary Shows How A Robotic Duck Helps Kids with Cancer

Aflac partnered with Chispa House to create the film
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By Laura Entis

Company: Aflac
Campaign: Moments of Joy
Agency partners: Chispa House (video production and marketing) 
Duration: September 2019

Smithfield Foods Donates $150,000 to Rose Hill, North Carolina Fire Department for New Ladder Truck

Smithfield’s contribution supports the volunteer fire department’s life-saving efforts
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ROSE HILL, N.C., October 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc., and the Rose Hill Fire Department today unveiled a new 100-foot ladder truck during a ceremony held in the Rose Hill town square.

Sally McCrady Honored with American Banker Community Impact Award

Watch our video to see how she and her team bring our community commitment to life through PNC Grow Up Great®.
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PNC has always believed our company will thrive when our communities thrive. Sally McCrady leads the charge to bring our commitment to our communities to life – and, American Banker honored her efforts with its 2019 Community Impact Award.

As director of Community Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility, and chair and president of the PNC Foundation, Sally leads programs including PNC Grow Up Great, our $500 million, bilingual effort to improve access to high-quality early childhood education that's now served 5 million children across 40 U.S. markets.

Tap Into Pro Bono Support at Your Nonprofit This Pro Bono Week

Partner up with marketing, HR, strategy, tech, and finance experts through Taproot Foundation
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If you work at a nonprofit, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to shortages in budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot volunteers donating their professional skills, you can make those blue-sky plans a reality.

eBay’s Artober Kicks Off with Series of Artist Collaborations and Exclusive Sales

By: eBay News Team
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Throughout October, shoppers can buy limited and exclusive artwork from Yoshitomo Nara, Hank Willis Thomas, Simone Legno of tokidoki, and Carlos Rolón.

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Throughout October, shoppers can buy limited and exclusive artwork from Yoshitomo Nara, Hank Willis Thomas, Simone Legno of tokidoki, and Carlos Rolón.

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