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Numi Organic Tea is #FundingHerFuture through Whole Planet Foundation

Numi Foundation Celebrates People, Planet & Possibility on International Women’s Day
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Numi Organic Tea is a new member of Whole Planet Foundation’s Supplier Alliance for Microcredit, donating $50,000 this year to alleviate global poverty through microcredit. Microloans are small loans – the current average first loan size supported by Whole Planet Foundation is $178 – with no formal collateral or contract, provided to the world’s poorest people – mostly women - to create or expand a business for the opportunity to pull themselves and their families out of poverty. 

Las Vegas Sands Announces Kelly Clarkson Will Headline Sands Cares INSPIRE on May 24

All Ticket Sales Benefit Sands Cares Accelerator Program Members: Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation
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LAS VEGAS, March 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) announced today that Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum artist Kelly Clarkson will headline Sands Cares INSPIRE 2019, the signature fund-raising event for the Sands Cares Accelerator Program, on Friday, May 24, at The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas.  Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. PST, Friday, March 22.

Planting Seeds of Inspiration

When Marge Cabasagan is not at work supporting Wells Fargo’s global operations in the Philippines, you will likely find her growing vegetables at a home for orphans and the elderly.
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Growing up in the bayside city of Manila, Philippines, Marge Cabasagan learned the power of helping others from her grandfather when she was just a little girl.

On Sundays after church, she would often accompany Severino De Vega Cabasagan on his visits to Hospicio de San Jose, a 200-year-old institution in Manila that cares for more than 225 people, including orphans, survivors of domestic violence, and the elderly. There, she watched her grandfather selflessly give his time to better the lives of the less fortunate.

Partnership Extends the Reach of Hunger Relief Programs

by Amy Brown
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Forty million Americans struggle with hunger, the same as the number of people officially living in poverty. One in every eight Americans are food insecure: That is, they live in a household with limited or uncertain access to enough food to support a healthy life. Households with children are more likely to be food insecure.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 15 - Leigh Phillips, EARN

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In this episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Leigh Phillips, CEO of EARN, shares more about her work using technology to empower low-income Americans to take charge of their financial lives.

This Children’s Village Supports Vulnerable Children and Families Across South Africa

by Mbali Kgame
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With 11 facilities across South Africa, SOS Children’s Village supports vulnerable children as well as fragmented families. 

At their Ennerdale village in Johannesburg, on Friday, HP Inc. hosted a day of action for their staff members and internal stakeholders to help support educational programmes and activities. 

Back in July 2017, HP Inc. committed to enhancing education for more than 100 million people by 2025. 

BLOG | Why The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is Growing More Than Gardens

Gro More Good initiative to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens by 2023
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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Lindsay LaSala is the Corporate Communications Manager for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and helps to spearhead The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation's community outreach programs related to gardens and greenspaces. She has a deep passion for bringing the benefits of gardens to more children and families and recently led an initiative for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation that created 1,000 community gardens across the country, strengthening and revitalizing neighborhoods and the people who lived there.

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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Lindsay LaSala is the Corporate Communications Manager for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and helps to spearhead The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation's community outreach programs related to gardens and greenspaces. She has a deep passion for bringing the benefits of gardens to more children and families and recently led an initiative for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation that created 1,000 community gardens across the country, strengthening and revitalizing neighborhoods and the people who lived there.

Sands Cares, Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Help Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Kick Off Housing Expansion Campaign with Initial Funding Commitments

New Campaign Will Support Additional Beds for Homeless and At-Risk Youth, Addressing a Key Strategy Outlined in the Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness
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LAS VEGAS, February 12, 2019  /3BL Media/ – Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth today launched a Housing Expansion Campaign to generate funds for a new facility that will provide much-needed beds for homeless youth in Southern Nevada, and announced a $100,000 seed investment from Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) through Sands Cares.

Wells Fargo Donates $300,000 for Kansas City Housing, Education and Community Resources

Kansas City NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to three nonprofits
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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $300,000 in donations to three local nonprofits to support housing, education and neighborhood improvement for Kansas City residents.

“We are committed to strengthening and empowering communities,” said Kirk Kellner, Wells Fargo region bank president. “The work being done by these nonprofits will provide families and individuals with resources in Kansas City to create new opportunities and improve lives.”

FCA Community: Plant Manager Hopes to Bring Vocational Training to Rural Kenya

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Kevin and Nancy Sell call themselves “empty nesters on a mission.”

“We’re following our hearts and how our faith drives us,” says Kevin, FCA US plant manager at Indiana Transmission Plant 1 in Kokomo, Ind. “We have been so blessed in our lives that we feel compelled to give back to others, whether it’s here in the U.S. or in Kenya.”

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