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Arrow Electronics Joins Forces with Apps & Girls to Foster Technology Innovation in East Africa

Press Release

DENVER, May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics has teamed with Apps & Girls to bridge the tech gender gap in East Africa, by helping girls and young women expand their information technology skills. Apps & Girls provides coding training and entrepreneurship skills to girls in secondary schools in Tanzania.

Siblings on a Mission to Reduce Food Waste Earn $50,000

By Laura Knutson
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General Mills is proud to announce the winner of our second 2019 Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program (cue the drumroll, please) …

Ugo and Emma Angeletti!

With a mission to end food waste, Ugo developed back2earth, a nonprofit organization that picks up organic waste – think eggshells, coffee grounds and fruit rinds – and converts it into compost that’s good for the soil.

Scotiabank Continues Its Support of the SickKids-Caribbean Initiative with a New $1 Million Donation

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TORONTO, May 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - At the Beyond Boundless event, in support of the SickKids Herbie Fund, Scotiabank announced a new $1 million donation to support Phase Two of the SickKids-Caribbean Initiative, a project with a goal of helping to build a sustainable program to diagnose and treat paediatric cancer

How Splunk’s First Giving Campaign Turned a Modest Budget into Major Impact

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Engaging a workforce spread across 33 international offices in a giving campaign is no small task. Data company Splunk started with a small incentive for employees to give to their favorite causes. A whopping 61% of their people participated, but something else remarkable happened. Find out how Splunk’s modest budget had a major impact.

Closing the Skills Gap Through the East Community Learning Center Automotive Technology Center

by Bob Lux, Consumer Program Engineering, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
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One of the biggest challenges facing today’s workforce is the technical skills gap, partly created by a lack of accessible education opportunities for young professionals. To combat this challenge, Bridgestone and Firestone Complete Auto Care in collaboration with United Way of Summit County and Akron Public Schools (APS) developed the Bridgestone Academy of Applied Engineering and Technology which brought a Firestone Complete Auto Care (FCAC) to East Community Learning Center (CLC) in October 2018.  

Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Announce “Ignite Innovation Student Challenge” Winners

California Elementary School Student Awarded $10,000 and Mentorship Opportunity in New Computational Thinking Competition
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md. and NEW YORK, MAY 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, announced the winners of the TCS Ignite Innovation Student Challenge.

AIDA opens first school in the Philippines financed by donations

AIDA Cruise & Help: The new initiative bundles the company’s charity projects
Press Release

May 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ — On May 9, 2019, AIDA Cruises celebrated the inauguration of the first school in Cebu, Philippines, built with donations from the AIDA Cruise & Help initiative. Felix Eichhorn, President AIDA Cruises, symbolically cut the ribbon in front of the building and opened the newly built classrooms for around 40 children.

Comerica Bank Ranked Among Top Corporate Supporters of American Heart Association Detroit Heart Walk by Raising over $38,000

Team Comerica finishes first in Top Team category with $15,000 donation
Press Release

DETROIT, May 28, 2019 /3BL Media/– Comerica Bank finished among the Top 4 companies supporting the American Heart Association’s 2019 Metro Detroit Heart and Stroke Walk/Run by contributing over $38,000 to help raise funding for break-through research. Additionally, Team Comerica captured the best overall honors in the Top Team category with a donation of $15,000.

The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon Celebrates its 55th Anniversary

Participants lace-up in support of 78 local charities, through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge
Press Release

CALGARY, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The 55th edition of the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon takes place this weekend with participants raising money for 78 local charities, as part of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.

Canada's longest running marathon, The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, features the: 50km Ultra, Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, Centaur Subaru 21.1km, Jugo Juice 10km, GoodLife Fitness 5km Walk & Run and the Scotiabank Kids Marathon, for those 12 years of age and under. The race weekend will welcome 10,000 participants across all distances.

Flint Hills Resources’ Support for Ducks Unlimited Surpasses $1M Contributed, 250,000 Acres Conserved

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After more than 30 years of collaboration, Flint Hills Resources was recently recognized for reaching a significant milestone in its relationship with nonprofit Ducks Unlimited, surpassing $1 million in contributions to support habitat conservation initiatives for waterfowl and other wildlife.

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