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Arbor Day Foundation's Community Tree Recovery: Bringing Life Back to Disaster-Stricken Communities

In the wake of natural disasters, new trees bring communities hope and healing.
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Trees play a vital role in our communities. So when natural disasters strike, the loss of trees is much more than meets the eye. The Community Tree Recovery program was created out of the great need for trees in the wake of natural disasters.

VIDEO | In the ‘Nick’ of Time, Walmart Driver Helps Hurricane Baby

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The week that Hurricane Michael hit Panama City, Florida, Nick Davis, like many other Walmart drivers, chose to forgo his regular trucking route.

With a shower trailer hitched to the back of his truck, he left his home in LaGrange, Georgia, to meet associates and their families at a local motel where they took shelter from damaged homes in the wake of the storm. That’s where he met Lorrainda, her husband, Wilmer, and their newborn son, Luke – a family in search of shelter after being discharged from the hospital and without a home only three days after Luke was born.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Increase Commitment to California Wildfire Relief and Announce Funding for Homeless Services

Walmart and Walmart Foundation commit a total $1 million in product and cash donations to support wildfire relief efforts, shelter services for evacuees and another $1 million to help address needs of area chronically homeless individuals
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CHICO, Calif., November 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation today increased to $1 million their commitment to support California wildfire relief efforts, including shelter services for evacuees, and announced an additional $1 million from the Walmart Foundation to help address the increased needs of the local homeless population affected by the Camp Fire.

BLOG | ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation Supports Coastal Restoration and Hurricane Resilience in Texas and Florida

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ScottsMiracle-Gro Foundation environmental partners in Texas and Florida recently reported on their accomplishments in the past year. In addition to the normal challenges of engaging youth in coastal restoration, both program sites had to cope and adapt after experiencing severe hurricanes.

Hormel Foods Announces Record Year of Giving

Hormel Foods donated $15 million in cash and product donations in 2018
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AUSTIN, Minn., November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced the company donated more than $15 million in cash and product donations in 2018 — a company record.

Pro Bono Perspectives Giving Tuesday Special! Episode 10: Kathleen LaValle, Dallas CASA

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We are thrilled to welcome Kathleen LaValle, President and CEO of Dallas CASA to Pro Bono Perspectives for a special #GivingTuesday episode. Dallas CASA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to recruiting, training and supervising community volunteers who advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children under the protective care of the state, so they will have safe, permanent homes where they can thrive.

Wells Fargo Donates an Additional $1.5 Million to California Wildfire Relief Efforts

Customer donations accepted through California ATMs and Go Far Rewards
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced a donation of $1.5 million to aid in the ongoing recovery and relief efforts resulting from the devastating wildfires in California. Earlier this week, Wells Fargo announced a $250,000 donation to local organizations. Today’s donation increases Wells Fargo’s support to $1.75 million.

UPS Employee Volunteers Give Back in Big Ways

UPS is thankful for the outpouring of support our employees give to our communities
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As with our business, the scope and scale of volunteer efforts at UPS have the potential to make a significant impact. We never lose sight, however, that our collective impact is the result of individual commitment. Those commitments are on full display each October during our annual Global Volunteer Month.

Duke Energy Teams up With DonorsChoose.Org to Help Teachers and Students Recover From Hurricane Florence

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  • Duke Energy Foundation providing $160,000 to support teachers' relief projects
  • Teachers in 16 counties across North Carolina and South Carolina eligible for grants
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  • Duke Energy Foundation providing $160,000 to support teachers' relief projects
  • Teachers in 16 counties across North Carolina and South Carolina eligible for grants

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $500,000 for California Wildfire Relief

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commit cash and product to assist local organizations with recovery and relief services
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., November 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $500,000 to organizations in response to the severe wildfires that are impacting California. As part of this commitment, Walmart is working closely with local officials and governmental entities to help meet the needs of those affected.

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