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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Seek Veterans With Disabilities for Their 2018 Expedition

Applications and nominations accepted through May 20, 2018
Press Release

FORT COLLINS, Colo., March 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ — No Barriers Warriors and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) are seeking veterans with disabilities for the 2018 #WarriorStrong: The Journey Continues expedition.

The Viacommunity Spirit Emerges from the Eye of the Storm

by Stuart Winchester
Blog

As Hurricane Maria intensified to a Category 5 storm and set a bullseye on Puerto Rico last September, Victor Caro knew there was only one place he could go: directly into the eye of the storm.

Smithfield Foods Donation Helps Fund the Development of Life-Saving Technology

Press Release

RICHMOND, Va., March 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a $75,000 challenge grant to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to fund a proof of concept phase for UNOS’ Timely Donor Referralsm technology pilot. Smithfield will match dollar-for-dollar all donations made to UNOS for the program, up to $75,000.

Keep America Beautiful Inicia Oficialmente El Vigésimo Aniversario de Great American Cleanup En El Primer Día de Primavera

Participe en la fiesta nacional #cleanYOURblock durante Great American Cleanup, el programa de mejora de la comunidad más grande de la nación
Blog

Keep America Beautiful inaugura oficialmente el vigésimo aniversario de Great American Cleanup, el programa de mejora de la comunidad más grande de la nación, hoy, primer día de la primavera, con miles de eventos de limpieza, ecologización y embellecimiento en toda América durante la primavera, verano y otoño.

5 Ways 'Play' Can Help Engage People in Parks

By Jodi Lastman
Summary: 

The Park Summit, hosted by Park People and sponsored by TD Bank Group, is Canada's largest gathering of park champions. The annual event brings together park experts – from designers to community leaders -- to share innovative ideas and approaches on how to foster inclusive, urban green spaces. This year the theme of the Park Summit was about cultivating play in parks.  The following article highlights some of the key learnings from the 2018 event.

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The Park Summit, hosted by Park People and sponsored by TD Bank Group, is Canada's largest gathering of park champions. The annual event brings together park experts – from designers to community leaders -- to share innovative ideas and approaches on how to foster inclusive, urban green spaces. This year the theme of the Park Summit was about cultivating play in parks.  The following article highlights some of the key learnings from the 2018 event.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announces Final GRO1000 Community Garden Grant Recipients

Program to Conclude in May 2018 Having Supported the Creation of 1,000 Gardens
Press Release

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – To celebrate the first day of spring and the start of the community gardening season, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today announced its final list of GRO1000 Grassroots Grant recipients, including thirty-four nonprofit organizations nationwide. The organizations awarded will use the funding to improve their neighborhoods through the development or enhancement of community gardens and greenspaces.

Wells Fargo Donates $100,000 for Birmingham Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, small business
Press Release

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $100,000 in donations for two local nonprofits to help revitalize Birmingham neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with the city of Birmingham, the Wells Fargo grants will provide support for small business and construction of new affordable housing.

Columbia University and Citi Announce National Expansion of Columbia’s Center for Veteran Transition and Integration

New model will harness technology and convene multi-sector partners to support veterans transitioning into higher education, civilian life, and the workforce
Press Release

NEW YORK, March 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Columbia University Center for Veteran Transition and Integration today announced a new collaboration with Citi to increase educational programming and support for veterans and military family members making the transition to two- and four-year colleges, graduate and professional schools, civilian life, and the workforce.

Arrow Electronics Fosters Artistic Innovation Through Support of the Colorado Ballet

Article

Arrow Electronics continues to advance innovation in arts and culture through its support of the Colorado Ballet. In February, the ballet performed a dance inspired by Arrow at two high-profile events in Denver, exposing more audiences to innovation expressed through human movement.   

The Walt Disney Company Commits More Than $100 Million to Bring Comfort to Children and Their Families in Hospitals

Expanded Program Will Also Increase the Number of Disney Wishes Granted Each Year
Press Release

HOUSTON and BURBANK, Calif., March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, today announced an innovative plan to dedicate more than $100 million in company resources, including cash, products and services, to reinvent the patient and family experience in children’s hospitals across the globe. This initiative will roll out over five years, expanding the Company’s rich legacy of supporting children’s hospitals, which dates back to Walt Disney.

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