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Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Regional Carriers Donate Transportation to Help International Paper Deliver Boxes to Food Banks

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September 13-19, 2020 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and International Paper is grateful for the generosity of three regional trucking companies that stepped up to #HelpFillTheBoxes through their transportation services – FirstFleet, Truck One, and FAB Express.

Alliance Data Commits $1.4 Million Toward Development of Custom Analytics Platform for Mid-Ohio Food Collective

Columbus-based Alliance Data to fund comprehensive campaign that includes the development of a digital analytics platform to help reduce hunger in 20 counties; Alliance Data associates to volunteer data analytics expertise and support
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept.

Medtronic: Quality Care, From Anywhere

With a global pandemic still raging in parts of the world, Medtronic is helping stretched-thin clinicians work quickly, safely, and efficiently with the help of remote technology.
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When the COVID-19 crisis was hitting its apex in New York earlier this year, doctors needed a way to remotely monitor the vital signs of patients admitted to a large convention center that had been converted into a field hospital.

So, a team from Medtronic quickly installed several of the company’s technologies to create a system that allowed about 10 clinicians to remotely monitor about 400 patients at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Getting such an operation up and running normally takes weeks or months … Medtronic did it over a weekend.

CNH Industrial South Africa Delivers Fresh and Healthy Meals Daily to a Local Children's Home

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As part of CNH Industrial’s local outreach efforts to the communities in which it operates, CNH Industrial South Africa is donating fresh and healthy meals from its canteen provider on a daily basis to the Bathabeleng Children’s Home in Tembisa, South Africa. This site hosts 22 foster children and young adults ranging in age from 6 to 22.

Fighting Food Scarcity Amidst the Pandemic

Garden Spotlight: The Drew Horticulture Program
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By: Michael Craig, The Charles Drew Transition Center Horticulture Program, 
GroMoreGood Grassroots Grant Winner

When the pandemic hit in March, The Charles R. Drew Transition Center, along with every other school within the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD), closed to keep students and faculty safe and healthy.

Beyond Gourmet Sandwiches and Into Full-Scale Community Support: GD Bro Burger

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Signal Hill, just south of Los Angeles, is lucky to have Hue Nguyen and his devoted crew of apprentice cooks, caterers, runners, and organizers. As the owner of GD Bro Burger, Hue has expanded his operation over the past few months — far beyond gourmet sandwiches and into full-scale community support — with the help of nonprofits, like-minded businesses, and digital technology.

'The People We Serve Are in Effect Financially Invisible'

Viewpoints: For the 63 million unbanked and underbanked people in the U.S., the cost of living in the financial shadows is tremendous and further compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, writes José A. Quiñonez, founder of Mission Asset Fund.
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I was born in Mexico and came to the U.S. as a young boy. We were undocumented and could only work odd jobs at the local flea market to make ends meet. For many years, we lived in the shadows of society, afraid of being caught, detained, and deported. This fear permeated every aspect of our lives until 1986, when President Ronald Reagan signed an amnesty bill granting immigrants like us permission to come out in the full light of day.

Honoring Everyday Real-Life Heroes on World Humanitarian Day

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During these unprecedented times, access to good nutrition has been a challenge and the need is greater than ever. The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation has continued their work by providing nourishment, care, and education to children around the world. As well as, Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors have continued to serve and support their customers, essential Herbalife Nutrition employees have kept manufacturing facilities and distribution centers running while adhering to health and safety guidelines.

Nourishing Young Minds

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Beginning in 2018, Hershey has collaborated with one of the largest providers of the Midday Meal Scheme in India, Annamrita, along with IIT-Bombay and Sion Hospital. This collaboration is exploring how different foods and snacks could enhance Annamrita’s existing school lunches to provide even greater nutrition to school-aged children.

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