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Tackling Twin Crises: Childhood Hunger and COVID-19

Herbalife Nutrition is working alongside its partners to support vulnerable populations and eradicate hunger.
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The world is experiencing an overwhelming hunger epidemic made worse by the global pandemic. And while hunger impacts people of all ages, it devastates our most vulnerable population: children. According to UNICEF, nearly half of all deaths in children under 5 are due to undernutrition. This global crisis is too large of a problem for any one segment of society to tackle and requires the combined efforts of government, nonprofit organizations and the business community.

Timberland Hosts 23rd Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Timberland will host its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event where employees volunteer time in their local communities.

This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, instead of hosting 50-to-100 volunteers at multiple service sites, projects will occur over multiple days in small groups of ten or less, in the outdoors, in full- or half-day shifts, and adhere to safety protocols mandated by the state.

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COVID-19 Offers the Healthcare Sector an Opportunity to Address Racial Disparities — and Reclaim Trust

Words by Mary Mazzoni
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(The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for the healthcare sector to address longstanding racial disparities and begin to rebuild trust in historically underserved communities, experts say.) 

Vote Early Day Is Oct. 24! Check Your Voter Registration Through PayPal-Votes.com

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Vote Early Day is October 24, 2020!

We believe in the importance of civic participation by helping to enable our community to exercise the right to vote.

Visit http://PayPal-Votes.com to confirm your voter registration information and find state-specific election details.

Truist Foundation Supports TreesCharlotte, Planting Trees at Local Schools

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Originally posted in TreesCharlotte's "The Leaflet - Fall 2020"

As the COVID-19 rains kicked in last spring, Truist Financial Corporation threw TreesCharlotte one heck of a life preserver: a surprise gift of $20,850 to salvage the end of our season. 

When the N.C. governor enacted shelter-in-place restrictions in March, TreesCharlotte had three major events stranded on the calendar: a pair of 200- plus tree plantings at Mallard Creek High and Parkside Elementary and the final Citywide TreeStore with nearly 1,000 trees to give away. 

US School Food Leaders Form Collective to Accelerate Scratch Cooking

From Washington, DC to Austin, TX to Minneapolis, MN, founding members come together to support change.
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AUSTIN, TX, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it is joining US school food leaders as a supporting partner of ScratchWorks to accelerate scratch cooking in schools. 

Republic Services, Rebuilding Together Select $1 Million in Small Business Revitalization Projects

Committed to Serve grants will support critical repairs and renovations to help locally owned businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic
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PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Nine local affiliates of Rebuilding Together will receive a total of $1 million in grants from the Republic Services Charitable Foundation to help revitalize locally owned small businesses that have been disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is part of Republic Services' Committed to Serve initiative, which was launched this spring to help support the Company's employees, customers and communities through the pandemic.

Building the Business Case for Technology

How to make your pitch pitch-perfect
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Your company is ready to embrace purpose. Now making the investment in the tools and technology you’ll need to support that journey is the next step.

Join Benevity on Oct. 29th for part two in a two-part webinar series*, and hear how purpose-driven companies RBC and Toyota North America successfully built the business case to adopt corporate purpose technology, proving that it’s a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have.

You’ll learn:

ON Semiconductor Shows Support for Longtime Partner, United Way of Southeastern Idaho's Grand Opening

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The United Way of Southeastern Idaho held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony at their new office at 101 N. Main St. on Thursday, October 1. While United Way had moved to the location prior to the pandemic, they used this as an opportunity to announce their 2020 campaign: RiseUP for Southeastern Idaho.

Ecolab Partners With Water.org to Improve Access to Clean, Safe, Sustainable Water

Partnership aims to improve access and sanitation for 100,000 people in at-risk watersheds in India
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ST. PAUL, Minn., October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - One in nine people around the world currently lack access to clean water. As communities grapple with the impacts of climate change, economic recessions and public health crises, the need for access to clean, safe water is more crucial than ever. On the sixth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, Ecolab is announcing a partnership with Water.org to help enable access to sustainable  water and improved sanitation in at-risk watersheds in India.

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