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The VF Foundation Announces $7.3 Million in Community Investments

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DENVER, Aug. 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The VF Foundation, the private grantmaking organization funded by VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world's largest apparel, footwear, and accessories companies, recently announced the recipients of its gifting cycle totaling $7.3 million in investments to 80 organizations around the world. The investments include $5 million in support of environmental justice and protection, social and economic equity, and community impact grants, and more than $2 million for disaster relief and global COVID-19 support.  

The Results Are In - How The Giving Landscape and Strategic Initiatives Have Changed During COVID-19

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If the pandemic has shown us anything, it's that to survive and thrive, we need to be prepared for the unpredictable. While that sounds daunting and even impossible, it’s the job. Corporate giving is sound in its meaning and purpose. But if it is ineffective in a time of crisis, what good is it? Your corporate giving strategy is more important now than ever.

Benevity Surpasses $5 Billion in Donations and Sees Exponential Spike in Support for Racial Justice

Contributions to causes supporting racial justice and equity increased by 15x in June on the Benevity platform, boosting total giving by 71 percent
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CALGARY, Alberta, August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that the company has reached a significant milestone: more than $5 billion in donations — with an average user donation size of $125 — to support more than 251,000 vetted nonprofits worldwide have been processed through its platform.

'Community Restoration Cleanup Series' Launched, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Boat & Truck Outfitted through $6,000 Keep America Beautiful Grant

Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful launches ‘Community Restoration River Cleanup Series’ held within the Tennessee River watershed to mitigate litter following flooding.
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This week, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) will launch the ‘Community Restoration River Cleanup Series’ held within the Tennessee River watershed to mitigate litter following this past spring’s flooding.

Duke Energy Creates Job Training Opportunities Through $900,000 in Grants to North Carolina Community Colleges

Summary: 
  • Grants to support apprenticeship programs at 8 community colleges
  • Funds fulfill company’s $5 million commitment made in 2017
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  • Grants to support apprenticeship programs at 8 community colleges
  • Funds fulfill company’s $5 million commitment made in 2017

CIT Supports Educational Equality With Donation to NAACP Ventura County Chapter

Donation provides scholarships for students as part of Acts of Caring initiative
Press Release

VENTURA, Calif. – July 31, 2020 – /3BL Media/ CIT Group Inc. (CIT) has announced that it has made a donation to the Ventura County Chapter of the NAACP, an organization dedicated to ensuring the educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons.

A Positive Year in Review

NRG Reflects on charitable contributions made in 2019, releases positiveNRG Year in Review
Summary: 

“Beyond our actions and contributions as a company, positiveNRG is also a reflection of our employees and the level of enthusiasm and the volunteerism they provided”—Jennifer Brunelle, Senior Director, PositiveNRG

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“Beyond our actions and contributions as a company, positiveNRG is also a reflection of our employees and the level of enthusiasm and the volunteerism they provided”—Jennifer Brunelle, Senior Director, PositiveNRG

Habitat for Humanity to Build and Repair 350 Homes With Wells Fargo Foundation Grant

Wells Fargo support for Habitat for Humanity International and local Habitat organizations reaches $100 million since 2010
Press Release

ATLANTA, July 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity International and Wells Fargo & Company (NYC: WFC) today announced an $8 million donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation that will support the construction and repairs of safe and affordable housing built in collaboration with 350 families in nearly 50 states.

CIT Donates to Lynn Haven, FL-based The Arc of the Bay

Grant supports the organization’s Culinary Institute for individuals with disabilities
Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 27, 2020 /3BL Media/– CIT Group Inc. (CIT) today announced that it has made a donation to The Arc of the Bay, a nonprofit organization based in Lynn Haven, FL that provides support and opportunities for adults with disabilities.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Awards Scholarships to Students for Efforts to End Childhood Hunger

Students each awarded $10,000 in scholarships and grants; Sodexo employees additionally granted $5,000 for nonprofits of choice.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused the cancellation of the 21st Annual Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation dinner, students and Sodexo employees were formally recognized today for their innovative efforts to achieve the goal of zero hunger by 2030, guided by the belief that Bright Futures Begin When Hunger Ends.

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