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Inspiring and Building Better Lives and Communities During Challenging Times

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Communities are still reeling from the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a difficult economic environment and social justice. But Truist teammates set out to be a beacon of hope, supporting nonprofits as they faced increased demands on the critical services they provide and each other.

“I’m so proud of how our teammates answered the call to help others in need during our Fall Season of Giving,” said Tori Kaplan, head of corporate social responsibility at Truist.

Running, walking, and biking for charity

Used General Motors Fire Hoses Get New Life at Potter Park Zoo

Fire hoses from Flint Metal Center are repurposed as toys for monkeys, tigers and river otters
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FLINT, Mich., January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – A colony of spider monkeys, an endangered Amur tiger and a family of North American river otters are enjoying a new set of toys and enrichment items thanks to General Motors and the Flint Metal Center.

Strengthening Communities at the Roots

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As a national company with operations in 42 states, Republic Services is committed to the communities we serve and where our employees live, work, and play. 

Alkermes Employees Participate in Day of Service on MLK Day

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The Alkermes Mosaic Employee Resource Group (ERG) invited all employees you to participate in a day of service on Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day on January 18. Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an iconic leader, who played an influential role in the civil rights movement. He famously said, “Everyone can be great because everybody can serve.”

Facing Up to a New-Normal Future

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From behind the colourful face shields comes a sound that has sometimes been forgotten in the noise surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic: The joyful crescendo of young children playing and laughing.

“It was incredibly moving to hear the laughter of pupils filling the school playground,” CLP Power’s Chief Corporate Development Office Quince Chong remarks after her visit to Munsang College Kindergarten, one of the 1,000 kindergartens across Hong Kong given face shields by CLP Power prior to class resumption last September, before they were suspended again towards the end of the year. 

Rockwell Automation Employees Recognize and Reflect in Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Rockwell Automation was a proud sponsor of the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee’s 24th annual celebration breakfast, which launched a five-day virtual event (Jan. 18-22) focusing on Deliberate Dialogue Discussions, a series of intentional conversations focusing on the social determinants of health. Rockwell leaders and close to 10 members of Rockwell’s African American Professional Network attended the event.

Announcing the "Share Your Dream" Essay Contest Winners!

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is what are you doing for others?” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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In honor of the January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, FedEx team members from across the country submitted essays answering the question – “How are you working with a nonprofit to honor Dr. King’s legacy and promote inclusion in your community?

We’re happy to announce the essay contest winners!

Dow Honors the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Crystal King, Craig Barry and Lisa Williams on behalf of Dow’s Employee Global African Affinity Network (GAAN) Leadership Team
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"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’"

- Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrating MLK Day Through Reflection, Recommitment and Volunteerism

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The recently announced NBCU Academy, a $6 million partnership with 12 universities and five community colleges, will work to invest in the future of journalism.
  2. Comcast is keeping customers connected by offering 60 days of free Internet service through Internet Essentials for eligible customers in low-income households and creating 1,000+ LIFT Zones for distance learning.
  3. Comcast is partnering with Mural Arts Philadelphia and City Year New York to paint and install murals focused on uplifting Black women by celebrating their achievements, contributions, and leadership.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The recently announced NBCU Academy, a $6 million partnership with 12 universities and five community colleges, will work to invest in the future of journalism.
  2. Comcast is keeping customers connected by offering 60 days of free Internet service through Internet Essentials for eligible customers in low-income households and creating 1,000+ LIFT Zones for distance learning.
  3. Comcast is partnering with Mural Arts Philadelphia and City Year New York to paint and install murals focused on uplifting Black women by celebrating their achievements, contributions, and leadership.

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