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Mission Waco Receives Grant for Unique Sustainability Project from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Sun Club® partners with Mission Waco on community greenhouse
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WACO, Texas, January 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Mission Waco will soon be known as one of Texas’ sustainability leaders thanks to a new partnership. Green Mountain Energy Sun Club has selected the Waco-based nonprofit to receive a $234,000 donation to support a unique sustainability project dubbed Urban REAP for “Urban Renewable Energy and Agriculture Project.”

GiveDirectly Highlights Unscripted, Unedited Beneficiary Stories

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When it comes to communicating impact, there are a number of ways to do it. Creating an impact calculator, sharing data in real time or using social math are just a few tactics. Yet, when it comes to helping donors understand impact, a personal story can go a long way – and the more authentic the better. Now, one nonprofit organization is showing impact on the ground with real, unedited beneficiary stories.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Launches Three New Holland America Line ‘Ships’ in Seattle Sailing the Sound Transit Light Rail System

‘Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line’ presents $5,000 to Strong Against Cancer during the event for Pediatric Cancer Research
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SEATTLE, January 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line launched three new commuter “ships” Monday, Jan. 9, that will run on the Sound Transit Light Rail System in Seattle. The trains, which are wrapped to resemble Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, will cruise the tracks through April 2017, when the summer cruise season to Alaska begins from the Port of Seattle.
 

Benevity Processes Over $1 Billion in Donations to Close out 2016

User-centric workplace giving technology spurs employee engagement and corporate culture
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CALGARY, AB, January 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Benevity Inc., the global leader in online workplace giving,

Ecolab Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Teachers in 2016 Through Visions for Learning National Educator Grants Program

Ecolab Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Teachers in 2016 Through Visions for Learning National Educator Grants Program
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January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has awarded $1.1 million in grants to K-12 educators throughout the U.S. through the Ecolab Foundation’s 2016 Visions for Learning Educator Grants program. The Visions for Learning program provides K-12 teachers with funds to purchase equipment and materials to enhance the classroom experience for their students. In 2016, more than 680 grants were provided through the Visions for Learning program, benefitting nearly 340 schools and more than 150,000 students nationwide.

PayPal Exceeds $7 Billion in Charitable Giving in 2016 as Mobile Giving Continues to Surge

Payments provider sees double-digit growth in contributions over 2015, with more than $971 million raised during the holiday season alone
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SAN JOSE, Calif., January 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – PayPal reported 11 percent growth in charitable giving in 2016, processing $7.3 billion in contributions over the year, including more than $971 million raised during the holiday season alone. Proving that spirits really were brighter this holiday, the company announced today that 8 million PayPal users in 181 countries contributed $971,213,604 to 282,053 charities, making 2016 the biggest year for end-of-year donations with PayPal ever.

Americorps Members to Repair Flood-Damaged Homes in Louisiana with Rebuilding Together for MLK Day

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Rebuilding Together will join with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Acadiana, and its AmeriCorps members to repair flood-damaged homes for MLK Day. 

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Rebuilding Together will join with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Acadiana, and its AmeriCorps members to repair flood-damaged homes for MLK Day. 

Duke Energy Powered Up Florida With More Than $3 million in Grant Funding in 2016

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  • Company has donated more than $58 million to the state’s charitable organizations since 2000 
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  • Company has donated more than $58 million to the state’s charitable organizations since 2000 

Keep America Beautiful’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Opens 2017 Grant Application Period

Nation’s Leading Steward in Fight to End Littering Offers Financial Aid, Expert Resources; 2016 Program Delivers Average Reduction in Cigarette Butt Litter of 60 Percent
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a green, clean and beautiful place to live, today announced the organization has opened the grant application period for the 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program to help communities combat the most commonly littered item in America.

Enjoy Chocolate to Benefit Keystone Human Services at Chocolatefest Weekend

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HARRISBURG, Pa., January 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - How much chocolate is too much? Keystone Human Services puts it to the test during its annual Chocolatefest Weekend, held on January 28-29, 2017 at Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA as we raise funds to support our life changing services.

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