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Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Spreading Warmth to Cancer Patients Across the Country

LLS Chosen by Subaru for Second Year in a Row as Charity Partner for June, Subaru Loves to Care Month
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Rye Brook, NY, June 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - For the second year in a row, Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will spread love, hope and warmth to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country. The 2016 Subaru Loves to Care initiative, a charitable arm of the Subaru Love Promise, allowed LLS and Subaru to reach 30,000 patients in more than 250 hospitals through 393 Subaru retailers. This year, LLS and Subaru aim to reach even more patients with small gestures of comfort and care in their time of need.  

Tips for Crafting a Charitable Giving Strategy

Insights from The Albertsons Companies Foundation and Versaic
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This Thursday Christy Duncan Anderson, Executive Director, The Albertsons Companies Foundation, and Andy Cummings, Director, Client Solutions at Versaic, will be participating in a webcast hosted by ACCP.  The topic -- Crafting a Charitable Giving Strategy – is one that interests (and challenges) many of the organizations we work with.

Conscious Collaboration: The New Competitive Advantage for Nonprofits

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Whole Kids Foundation is a nonprofit on a mission to support schools and inspire families to improve their children's nutrition and wellness. We were established by Whole Foods Market in 2011 and operate in the U.S., UK and Canada, supporting more than ten thousand schools and reaching over five million kids. Our staff of six full-time team members is responsible for raising and investing $5 million annually. With such a small team, collaboration plays a critical role in our success.

"Are You Going to Be Back Tomorrow?”

By: Tom Nelson
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That’s what wide-eyed Andrew asked after his first meal at a No Kid Hungry supported summer meals site in Baltimore. When a volunteer assured him that, yes, they’d be back at the same time the next day, Andrew looked up into the volunteer’s eyes while lifting up his pinky and asked, “Pinky swear?

Arrow Electronics’ Employees and Partners Spruce Up Phoenix Ronald McDonald House

The Arrow team spent more than 200 labor-hours at the Phoenix RMHC facility making Easter baskets, assembling hygiene bags, folding sheets, sweeping up leaves, organizing storage closets and cleaning windows and rooms.
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In April, as part of Arrow Electronics’ annual Logistics & Operations Management Conference, 100 Arrow employees and 40 vendor partners spent an afternoon volunteering at Roanoke House, the oldest Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) facility in Phoenix, Arizona.

RMHC provides vital resources and compassionate care to children and their families being served by leading hospitals worldwide, thanks in part to the commitment of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

JEWEL Performs at First Annual INSPIRE Charity Event, Presented by Sands Cares

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Four-time Grammy-nominated artist Jewel headlined INSPIRE, Presented by Sands Cares last Friday evening in Las Vegas. The event marked the launch of Las Vegas Sands’ corporate, Sands Cares Accelerator Program, a community partnership endeavor that entrenches deeper investment in growing nonprofit organizations that have the potential to more greatly impact the local community with the gift of additional resources, and nurturing from a major corporate partner. 

Beauty On A Mission To Make A Difference Around The World

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We’ve all been there, walking the aisles of the store or browsing online when a compelling message pops up saying “Buy this product and make a difference!” Before you know it you’ve got a lifetime supply of dish soap to help oil-spill affected animals and everyone’s getting pink dish towels for Christmas because Breast Cancer needs a cure. You can’t remember why you were shopping in the first place, but it sure feels good to know you’re doing your part!

Palapye Schoolchildren Get New Classrooms Through Donations from Debswana and Partners

Students with learning difficulties at a school in Botswana have moved into a new P1.3 million (US$124,000) classroom block funded mainly by Debswana
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The block at Ratsie Setlhako Primary School in Palapye contains two classrooms, a carpentry workshop, kitchen, toilets and sickbays.

Debswana, a joint venture between De Beers and the Government of the Republic of Botswana, contributed P781,000 (US$74,700), with Morupule Coal Mine adding the rest.

The school, named after the legendary Botswana folk musician Ratsie Setlhako (who died in a car crash in 1976), caters for 557 pupils, including 35 with learning difficulties.

Michigan Theatre to Save $20,000 a Year Via Consumers Energy Help

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While maintaining its historic feel, the Michigan Theatre of Jackson is embracing a flair for the future.Consumers Energy has donated more than $230,000 in energy efficiency products since 2013, including replacing the theater's boiler for $195,000 in 2016.

Consumers gave more than $800,000 to 11 different historic buildings across Michigan to make them more energy efficient, company officials said. Besides Jackson's Michigan Theatre, this included a library in Mason, historical museum in Frankenmuth and courthouse in Ithaca.

Carla Harris, One of Essence Magazine’s “Top 50 Women Who Are Shaping the World,” to Speak at MGM Resorts Foundation’s WLC 2017

The Women’s Leadership Conference will offer attendees two days filled with nationally-recognized speakers, educational workshops, networking opportunities and more
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LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Carla Harris – finance expert, best-selling author and gospel recording artist – will be a featured keynote speaker at MGM Resorts Foundation’s 11th annual Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC). 

The non-profit event will be held Aug. 7 and 8 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

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