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Arbor Day Foundation Enlists AT&T and DroneSeed to Accelerate Tree Plantings After Western Wildfires

Drones to plant 60,000 trees at rate six times faster and years earlier than traditional methods
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/  – The Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) today announced it will accelerate the planting of over 60,000 trees through a collaboration with AT&T and DroneSeed to deploy drones across 300 acres of the western United States devasted by wildfires.

Sierra Nevada Brewing Names Non-profit Partners in Next Round of Donations for $1 Million Commitment

Brewery to raise awareness for sustainability focused urban non-profits with Dankful IPA
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CHICO, Calif., April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. today announced its third round of beneficiaries as part of its commitment to donate at least $1 Million, over the course of one year starting in August 2020, to non-profits making an impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saturday Volunteer Event Caps Three-Year 'Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives' CITGO/Rebuilding Together Partnership

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Saturday, April 17 marks the culmination of the three-year Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives charitable partnership between CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston. Appropriately, TeamCITGO volunteers will gather to repaint a local residence in the Independence Heights community.

Launched to help Houston-area communities in need recover from 2017's Hurricane Harvey, the program has done enormous good in the community, supporting the renovation of more than 186 homes for those in need in the Independence Heights community and surrounding areas.

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 12 Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grants up to $15,000 Each to Advance Local Food System

The $167,970 Investment in Local Initiatives Spans All Five Wards
Press Release

NEWARK, N.J., April 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that 12 locally led nonprofit organizations in Newark have been awarded up to $15,000 each through the annual Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant.

Rockwell Automation's Becky House Shares How the Pandemic Sparked a Renewed Focus to Help Working Families

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Becky House, Rockwell Automation’s senior vice president and chief people and legal officer, shares how balancing work and family life during the pandemic drove her and her team at Rockwell to find creative ways to help working families cope.

Read more here.

Helping Schools in Houston Create Outdoor Learning Spaces

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To support local communities, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation leads initiatives to give back and support our neighborhoods. Launched in 2018, the National Neighborhood Promise® program provides funding, in-kind products and services, and volunteer opportunities to select nonprofit organizations leading neighborhood revitalization projects across the

Retool Your School: Meet the 2021 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Grant Winners

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For the 12th year of Retool Your School, The Home Depot is doubling its commitment to $1 million and tripling its impact. This year, 30 campus improvement projects will be funded at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) – the most projects to be completed in one year through the program. Tougaloo College, one of the top performers this season, took first place in Cluster 3 and earned the Campaign of the Year award, winning a total of $120,000 from Retool Your School.  

T-Mobile Hometown Spotlight: The Brownwood, Texas Retail Team

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T-Mobile recently announced T-Mobile Hometown, with new services and investments meant to create thousands of jobs, bring billions in new investments and much needed internet connectivity — including 5G — to rural communities.

Merck Expands Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative to 20th Community-Led Project Advancing Maternal Health Equity During Black Maternal Health Week

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Merck known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has announced the funding support of its 20th community-based project in the Safer Childbirth Cities initiative aimed at fostering solutions that will help U.S. cities become safer, more equitable places to give birth. The expansion of the program, launched by Merck for Mothers, Merck’s global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die giving life, comes at an important moment during Black Maternal Health Week occurring April 11 – 17, 2021.

The Butterfly Effect

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It isn’t often that the arrival of an electricity bill puts a smile on a customer’s face – but the first bill of 2021 was an exception for 70-year-old retiree Carrie Chui, who lives with her husband in Hong Kong’s New Territories.

“It was like sunshine on a rainy day,” she says. 

With the bill came two coupons worth HK$50 each, just in time for the Chinese New Year holiday as the couple prepared for their festive celebrations.

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