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Duke Energy Helps Strengthen North Carolina Nonprofits With Over $800,000 in Grants

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy is strengthening nonprofit capacity building efforts and supporting other strategic community initiatives by investing $849,000 in 23 organizations across North Carolina.

2018 Youth Homelessness Summit | Faces of Collaboration: Tayvon and Emily

The Las Vegas community joins together on November 2 at the 2nd Annual Youth Homelessness Summit in Las Vegas.
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Emily Paulsen

BLOG | Hawthorne and ScottsMiracle-Gro Make In-Kind Donation for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Donation of fans, dehumidifiers and heaters will help residents begin rebuilding
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Two weeks after Hurricane Florence made landfall, residents of coastal communities in the Carolinas were just beginning their recovery efforts. Severe flooding still had many residents under water and left with little hope.

LG Celebrates “ENERGY STAR Day” with Energy Efficient Upgrades for Local Non-Profit

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LG is committed to supporting local communities and helping others pursue a more environmentally sustainable future.  In honor of “ENERGY STAR® Day” 2018, LG has partnered with Bergen Family Center in Englewood, N.J., to bring much-needed energy efficient kitchen and TV upgrades to support their high quality service to thousands of local children, seniors and families.  We look forward to working with Bergen Family Center on their sustainability journey!

Lockheed Martin Donates “Mars Experience” to National Air and Space Museum

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Lockheed Martin’s “Mars Experience” transported nearly 110,000 students, parents and educators to the Red Planet before going to its final home at the Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center.

 

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Lockheed Martin’s “Mars Experience” transported nearly 110,000 students, parents and educators to the Red Planet before going to its final home at the Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center.

 

Duke Energy Foundation Awards Indiana Nonprofits $315,000 in Community Impact Grants

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Twenty-one Indiana nonprofit organizations are receiving $315,000 in Duke Energy Foundation grants to make a difference in their communities. Their projects range from a holiday food drive for the needy in Howard County to Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra concerts for elementary students from around the state.

LG Celebrates ‘ENERGY STAR Day’ with Laundry Upgrades for Local Non-Profits

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Commemorating “ENERGY STAR® Day” 2018, LG Electronics USA partnered with the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region to help local organizations save today, save tomorrow, and save for good with LG’s ENERGY STAR certified clothes washers and dryers.

MetLife Foundation and Verb Announce Winner of Financial Innovation Competition

Onward Financial receives $100,000 grant to expand full-service employee financial wellness program
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NEW YORK, October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Verb announced Onward Financial as the first place winner of the Inclusion Plus competition in the United States. The competition was open to entrepreneurs, non-profits and other social impact organizations focused on addressing the financial health needs of low- to moderate-income Americans. Standing out among more than 150 entries, Onward Financial received a $100,000 grant from MetLife Foundation.

Consumers Energy Contributes $75,000 to Kellogg Foundation's Small Business Loan Fund

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by Natasha Blakely

In June, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced a new loan fund for small businesses in Battle Creek. The target was $10 million, with the foundation committed to matching each $1 given to the fund with $2. 

The fund moved another step closer to that final goal with a $75,000 contribution from Consumers Energy, presented in a ceremony on Wednesday.

Guardians of the Coast: 5,700 Students Involved and 2,610 Km of Coastline Adopted Thanks to the Costa Crociere Foundation Project

In its first year of operation, the Guardians of the Coast project has become one of the biggest citizen science projects in Italy, with over 50,000 reports collected along the Italian coast involving teachers and students from 156 secondary schools.
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In only its first year of operation, the Guardians of the Coast project has become one of the biggest citizen science projects in Italy, with over 50,000 useful reports collected along the Italian coast involving teachers and students from 156 secondary schools.  The initiative raises awareness among young people about the beauty and fragility of our coasts, which are threatened by pollution, particularly plastic waste, which accounts for around 68% of the beached waste recorded by the "guardians".

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In only its first year of operation, the Guardians of the Coast project has become one of the biggest citizen science projects in Italy, with over 50,000 useful reports collected along the Italian coast involving teachers and students from 156 secondary schools.  The initiative raises awareness among young people about the beauty and fragility of our coasts, which are threatened by pollution, particularly plastic waste, which accounts for around 68% of the beached waste recorded by the "guardians".

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