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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and Union County Foundation Announce New Garden and Greenspace Fund to Benefit Union County

Hometown Grant Program to Promote Local Greenspace Development, Honor ScottsMiracle-Gro’s 150th Anniversary
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, August 20, 2018 /3BL Media/  ––  Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation announced the creation of its Hometown Community Garden and Greenspace Grant Fund with The Union County Foundation. The fund was opened to mark the 150th anniversary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and to further support the development of thriving gardens and greenspaces in its backyard of Marysville, Ohio.

Connecting More Than 6 Million Low-Income Americans

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Comcast has expanded eligibility to nearly 1 million low-income veterans and has also released its seven-year progress report.
  2. In addition, Comcast has relaunched its online learning center with new digital literacy and internet safety tools and resources.
  3. U.S. Olympic gold medalists Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando will join a multi-city Internet Essentials tour.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. Comcast has expanded eligibility to nearly 1 million low-income veterans and has also released its seven-year progress report.
  2. In addition, Comcast has relaunched its online learning center with new digital literacy and internet safety tools and resources.
  3. U.S. Olympic gold medalists Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando will join a multi-city Internet Essentials tour.

Vital Farms: Making Lasting Change by Supporting Small Businesses

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Back in 2007, when Matt and Catherine O’Hayer started pasture-raising hens, their thoughts were never just on the birds in their care, but in using whatever means at their disposal to affect lasting change. Directly, that meant challenging long-held assumptions in the food business – that sustainable could not mean scalable, and vice versa. That challenged Matt to pioneer an entirely new on-shelf category in the egg set – pasture-raised – and disrupt an industry that had become moribund and commoditized.

Arrow Electronics Supports Concert and “Culture in Action Day” by Acclaimed Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

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Arrow Electronics supported renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s two-day visit to Denver, which included a sold-out concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater and a day of conversation and action around the unifying role of culture in communities.

Hurricane Recovery Assistance Still Available for Military Families

Operation Homefront Continues to Support Victims of 2017 Disasters
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SAN ANTONIO, T.X. , August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/– As America prepares for the 2018 hurricane season, Operation Homefront, thanks to generous support from the Walmart Foundation and others, are ensuring that military families in Florida and other locations impacted by the devastating series of natural disasters in 2017 are not forgotten.  The need to assist these families continues, as temporary federal programs and moratoriums that were implemented to support the victims of these disasters are now expiring.

How Barclays Is Using Financial Intelligence to Tackle Human Traffickers

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As Head of Barclays’ Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), former police officer Paul Horlick says his job is to “look at the risk of the firm being used to facilitate or launder the proceeds of crime through an intelligence-led lens”. Describing people trafficking and modern slavery as “an absolute priority” for the bank, he tells us how Barclays is partnering with law enforcement and government to tackle the problem.

Hanes and Alternative Launch New National Park Foundation Collections

HanesBrands partnership will involve multiple brands and generate $4 million for conservation efforts
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands, a socially responsible manufacturer and marketer of leading everyday basic apparel, has introduced its first line of Hanes women’s apparel and a unisex collection from Alternative in collaboration with the National Park Foundation.

Sodexo and NAACP’s ACT-SO Initiative Award High School Students With Scholarships to the Culinary Institute of America

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, and NAACP’s ACT-SO initiative (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics), the civil rights organization’s year-long youth program, held its annual competition with culinary and hospitality high school students last month in San Antonio, Texas. Winners received monetary scholarships to attend the Culinary Institute of America (CIA).

Carnival Puts the ‘Fun’ in Fundraising for the Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Wiggle for Westmead’ Raises Funds to Purchase Vital Equipment for the Grace Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
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August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to the generosity of Carnival Cruise Line’s guests and the success of the Wiggle for Westmead program, Carnival donated new medical equipment to the Grace Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

To celebrate the donation, Carnival Cruise Line Vice President Australia, Jennifer Vandekreeke and Carnival Spirit Captain, Vittorio Marchi joined Medical Director for the Grace Centre, Professor Nadia Badawi in a celebratory Wiggle for Westmead.

Chicago, Cook County Homeownership to Get Boost with $8 Million NeighborhoodLIFT Program

Program offers homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers, first-responders
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CHICAGO, August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to the Chicago area with an $8 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership in Cook County.

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