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CIT Announces Grant to Urban League of San Diego to Enhance Digital Access During COVID-19

Grant is awarded through The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco's 2020 AHEAD Program
Press Release

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CIT and its Pasadena-based banking subsidiary CIT Bank, N.A.

Helicoid Industries, Ray of Hope Prize Finalist, Designs With Inspiration From Mantis Shrimp

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Helicoid Industries is making lighter, stronger, and more impact resistant composites by applying the same internal architecture found in the mantis shrimp’s extremely durable club.

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Helicoid Industries is making lighter, stronger, and more impact resistant composites by applying the same internal architecture found in the mantis shrimp’s extremely durable club.

Truist Awards $2.5 Million Grant to TechSoup COVID Recovery Fund

Funding to underwrite nonprofit tech costs during COVID-19 pandemic and expand digital transformation efforts to move small nonprofits to the cloud
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – TechSoup, the leading nonprofit network provider of technology solutions to civil society organizations globally, today announced that it has received a $2.5 million grant from Truist Financial Corporation to support the TechSoup COVID Recovery Fund, a gap-filling funding measure that helps grassroots nonprofits make critical technology investments while continuing to serve the most vulnerable communities through the coronavirus crisis and into the future.

Vistra Donates $50,000 to Organizations Working to Support and Celebrate Veterans

Press Release

IRVING, Texas, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra (NYSE: VST) announced today it is donating $50,000 to several organizations working to support active and veteran military members and to celebrate our nation’s heroes. With more than 400 veterans, guardsmen, and reservists in the Vistra family, the company has long recognized the immense value military experience adds to the workplace. In addition, the company is committed to working with veteran-owned businesses.

Duke Energy Provides $1 Million in Grants to Support 40 Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes, support training, policy and criminal justice reform
Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.

$25,000 grants will be distributed to 40 organizations across North Carolina.

Boosting Connections to First Responders in Rural America

As rural U.S. towns continue to struggle with basic connectivity, our community partner LISC is boosting signals for first responders and families in their communities.
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Imagine you’re a volunteer first responder, tasked with answering a late-night call for help. Far from the nearest hospital, your GPS goes in and out as you careen through the backcountry roads. You approach the scene and your signal drops. You’re now alone in the dark.

For many first responders in rural communities, this scenario is just part of the job. Too many communities still lack access to mobile broadband, and in the case of an emergency, it can be a matter of life or death.

Third-generation Bakery Owner Shares Her Race Against COVID-19 to Keep Her Family Business Alive

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At the corner of 27th Street and Central Avenue in Los Angeles sits 27th Street Bakery, a neighborhood staple for over sixty years. Its third-generation owner, Jeanette Bolden-Pickens, was concerned her family’s business might not survive the impact of COVID-19 this spring. Now, through community support and a grant, she is optimistic for the upcoming holiday season.

PPE Allows Hospital Chaplain to Care for Patients, Doctors Alike

A Truist Cares* grant has helped a rural health system keep its doctors, its nurses, and even its hospital chaplains safe while they serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In Albany, Georgia, hospital chaplain Will Runyon remembers what it was like when they realized they had their first COVID-19 patient back in March 2020.

ON Semiconductor Inspires Youth by Supporting De BroeBELschool in Belgium

Written By Cassandra Savel, Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
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A key focus of our corporate social responsibility program at ON Semiconductor is working to align business objectives with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 4: Quality Education. This goal aims to enable quality and inclusive education for all in addition to promoting life-long learning.

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