Conference attendees will join local nonprofit ReLeaf Michigan to green Muliett Park
LINCOLN, Neb., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation is collaborating with Brambles|CHEP, Procter & Gamble and Sustainable Brands to help ReLeaf Michigan plant 35 trees in Detroit’s Muliett Park on June 3. The trees will be planted by volunteers attending the 2019 Sustainable Brands Conference being held in Detroit June 3–6, 2019. The new trees will help the city meet its goal of having a park within a ten-minute walk for all residents.
$1.99 Million Grant Supports Patient Navigation Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa
KENILWORTH, N.J., May 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Merck Foundation (the Foundation) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) recently announced that the Foundation awarded a $1.99 million, five-year grant to ACS to improve support and access to care for people living with cancer in low-and-middle-income countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. This funding will help ACS further develop its capacity development approach to expanding patient navigation to countries with a growing burden of cancer.
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Annual gala has provided more than $2.1 million for scholarships since 2003
Ecolab Inc., a global leader in food safety solutions and expertise, helped raise more than $200,000 for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) during the 17th Annual Ecolab Chairman's Reception, held Sunday, May 19 in conjunction with the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago.
MetLife Foundation focuses on improving the financial health of low-income people. And that can be done in many different ways, including by making a social impact in local communities. Thanks to MetLife volunteers, numerous nonprofit organizations have gained invaluable help and improved their futures – without spending a dollar.
In 2006, Patricia Henry was a high school senior working through a complicated mix of feelings about sex.
So when her school introduced her to a program called Reel Works—which recruits underserved teenagers and, via after-school, in-school and workforce programs, teaches them the filmmaking skills that can act as a precursor to a career in media—she found a creative outlet through which she could channel her curiosity.
At one prison in rural El Dorado, Kansas, two educators have teamed up to help inmates prepare to rejoin society – and the U.S. workforce.
On December 21, 2018, the First Step Act was officially signed into law by President Trump. This legislation for criminal justice reform, as the name implies, marks a first step forward, but it also raises the question – what’s the next step? How can we better prepare the 650,000 incarcerated Americans who rejoin society every year and provide real opportunities at successful second chances?