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Sappi North America Announces Recipients of the 18th Annual Ideas That Matter Grant

Ten design projects to receive funds to implement campaigns for social good through print mediums
Press Release

BOSTON, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the ten grant recipients of its 18th annual Ideas that Matter program, where financial support is given to designers who create print integrated projects to maximize social impact.

Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: YWCA Chicago

by Marjie Bland
Multimedia with summary

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago impacts more than 200,000 individuals annually through programs focused on safety and wellness, education and training, and economic sustainability. They provide career, financial management, digital literacy and business services to help youth and adult members achieve financial stability and obtain training to enter high-growth fields.

Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: CHIP Indy

by Marjie Bland
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The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention (CHIP) mobilizes, advocates, and empowers community collaboration towards ending homelessness and fosters an effective system of homelessness prevention and intervention in the greater Indianapolis area. Their goal is to make homelessness rare, short-lived, and recoverable.

Voya Financial Announces Third-Quarter 2017 Grant Recipients

Press Release

NEW YORK October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the nonprofit organizations that received grants in the third quarter of 2017 through Voya Foundation, the company’s charitable giving arm. Voya Foundation invests in programming to help foster healthy, sustainable communities and supports local and national nonprofits with missions that advance children’s education and financial resilience.

Below is a summary of third-quarter 2017 grants:

WFXT Boston 25 Announces Robert Cuddi as Boston’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero

$20,000 being donated to environmental nonprofits
Press Release

BOSTON, October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - WFXT Boston 25, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land today named Robert Cuddi as Boston’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. New England Aquarium, Cuddi’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. Cuddi was among the three finalists who were nominated by the public then chosen by local judging panels to compete in an online vote.

Englewood Square Celebrates 1st Year: 'We Are Growing Something Good'

By Andrea V. Watson, DNAinfo
Article

ENGLEWOOD — Whole Foods and Englewood Square marked its first anniversary in Englewood Monday with a big celebration featuring the mayor, aldermen and local entrepreneurs.

“It’s a good day for me,” said Ald. Toni Foulkes (16th). “I’ve been walking these streets since I was seven.”

“I know that JoAnn is watching,” Foulkes said about the late Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th), who had the vision for Englewood Square.  

Read the full article here.

In Keney Park, a 'Mobile Kitchen' Prepares to Roll Into Food Deserts

By Vinny Vella, Hartford Courant
Article

Herb Virgo’s vision arrived on four wheels, painted a yellow as bright as the future he hopes it’ll bring to the North End.

Local Organization Rolls Out a Mobile Kitchen in Efforts to Bring Health to Hartford

Article

HARTFORD – Eating healthy can be costly but not doing so can come at a cost to your health.

Since many in Hartford don’t have access to food, a local organization plans to bring it to the city’s poorest areas.

Hartford native Herb Virgo is the behind the plan to turn an old school bus into a kitchen on wheels, to bring cooking classes and healthy food to the food deserts of Hartford.

Read the full story here

Small and Medium Business Owners Are Cautiously Optimistic About Sustainability in the U.S.

Top insights from national Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey
Press Release

 

ATLANTA, October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, Cox Enterprises released the results of the national Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey, which identified that small and medium-sized business (SMBs) owners are cautiously optimistic about sustainability in the United States. The survey, commissioned by Cox Enterprises, is a national study that examines SMB owners’ insights on sustainability.

JetBlue and Atlas Air Send More Than 110 Tons of Supplies to Assist in Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico

Summary: 

-- Atlas Air Worldwide Donates a 747 Cargo Aircraft to Transport Supplies from New York to San Juan --

-- As Part of 100x35JetBlue, JetBlue’s Plan for 100 Days, 35 Ways of Caring for Puerto Rico, Governor Cuomo, Food Bank For New York City, American Red Cross and the Afya Foundation Join In Effort To Send Food and Supplies --

Press Release

-- Atlas Air Worldwide Donates a 747 Cargo Aircraft to Transport Supplies from New York to San Juan --

-- As Part of 100x35JetBlue, JetBlue’s Plan for 100 Days, 35 Ways of Caring for Puerto Rico, Governor Cuomo, Food Bank For New York City, American Red Cross and the Afya Foundation Join In Effort To Send Food and Supplies --

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