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It's April - and That Means It's Keep America Beautiful Month

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As communities across the country practice social distancing, there are still ways to join the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization and make an impact in your community – virtually.

Here are 10 ways to #DoBeautifulThings while keeping yourself and your neighbors healthy and safe during Keep America Beautiful Month.

Hormel Supports Local Restaurants by Purchasing 300 Meals Each Day

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Area businesses in Austin, Minn., home to the world headquarters of Hormel Foods and its flagship plant, benefit from the company’s generosity during COVID-19 crisis.

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Area businesses in Austin, Minn., home to the world headquarters of Hormel Foods and its flagship plant, benefit from the company’s generosity during COVID-19 crisis.

Tetra Laval Group Is Donating € 10 Million Towards COVID-19 Relief Effort

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PULLY, Switzerland, March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The COVID-19 pandemic has made an unprecedented impact on communities worldwide. Our thoughts and concern are with all those whose lives have been affected.

To support the global response to this crisis, the Tetra Laval Group will donate € 10 million​ to various voluntary organisations supporting the health care systems across the countries that we operate in.

Ventec Life Systems and GM Partner to Mass Produce Critical Care Ventilators in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

GM to also produce surgical masks to support frontline healthcare professionals
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BOTHELL, Wash., March 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ventec Life Systems announced today General Motors will build VOCSN critical care ventilators at GM’s Kokomo, Indiana manufacturing facility with FDA-cleared ventilators scheduled to ship as soon as next month. This effort is in addition to Ventec taking aggressive steps to ramp up production at their manufacturing facility in Bothell, Washington.

5 Reasons That Goodness Matters in a Post-COVID World

If ever there was a time to reboot purpose, it’s now
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It’s been a weird time since Goodness Matters, our annual client conference. We’ve gone from an air of inspiration and celebration to one of shock and uncertainty, as COVID-19 has reached pandemic levels.
 
But one thing has not changed. At Goodness Matters, we told the over 400 passionate CSR leaders in attendance that they are the most important people in their companies right now. And we believe that’s more true today than it’s ever been. 
 

PSEG Foundation Supports the Community FoodBank of NJ’s Efforts to Reduce Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Outbreak

PSEG Foundation provides $45,000 grant to address critical needs of children and families
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NEWARK, N.J., March 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The PSEG Foundation is supporting the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in its response to critical community needs throughout New Jersey as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is New Jersey's largest anti-hunger organization that works with over 1,000 community organizations and partners in the state. The PSEG Foundation provided The Community FoodBank of New Jersey a grant of $45,000 to address rising food insecurity.

PSEG Long Island and PSEG Foundation Support Island Harvest Food Bank Efforts to Reduce Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Outbreak

PSEG Foundation provides $45,000 grant to address critical needs of children and families
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UNIONDALE, N.Y., March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - PSEG Long Island and the PSEG Foundation are supporting the Island Harvest Food Bank in its response to critical community needs throughout Long Island as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Walgreens Answers S.O.S. From Hundreds of Cruise Ship Passengers Stuck Without Medication Due to COVID-19 Quarantine

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As concerns over COVID-19 increase, most people are focused on the virus itself: the risk to themselves and their loved ones, the potential for disruptions of daily activities and confusion over how to take proper precautions against it. But the current health care crisis isn’t only about the novel coronavirus – it’s also about continuing to manage millions of other health concerns that existed before COVID-19 became an issue.

Points of Light Marks April 2020 As First-Ever “Global Volunteer Month”

Inspired by response to COVID-19, organization asks citizens, corporations and local communities to unite in a ‘virtual volunteerism’ movement
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ATLANTA, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, announced today it would make April 2020 the first-ever “Global Volunteer Month” to recognize the thousands of people around the world who serve as points of light in their own communities – and in light of COVID-19, as a galvanizing moment to inspire and activate the next generation of volunteers who will help support the most vulnerable populations in the weeks and months ahea

WEBINAR: Supporting the Social Sector Through Virtual Pro Bono Programming

Taproot Foundation hosts a webinar on April 1 exploring how companies can continue delivering their pro bono programs virtually
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We’re facing unprecedented challenges globally as we confront the coronavirus, and we’re leaning on the social sector to continue providing services that our communities need. Even though in-person employee engagement programming at companies is uncertain right now, we’re hearing from so many that they want to step up and support their nonprofit beneficiaries through these harrowing times.

In this webinar, Taproot Foundation will guide practitioners through virtual pro bono programming and why it’s so critical in our current climate. We’ll cover:

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