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Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods Break Ground on Largest Renewable Natural Gas Project in North Carolina

Align Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)℠ initiates project to transform manure into energy in multiple counties
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CLINTON, N.C., August 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods, Inc. are pleased to announce that the companies are breaking ground on North Carolina’s largest renewable natural gas (RNG) project through their joint venture, Align Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)SM. Located in Duplin and Sampson counties, this project will generate enough energy to power more than 3,500 homes annually upon completion.

How the General Mills Foundation is Mobilizing a Global Volunteer Workforce

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The General Mills Foundation’s (GMF) executive director, Nicola Dixon discusses GMF’s award winning partnership with Partners in Food Solutions (PFS). 

Hydroponic School Gardens: How ScottsMiracle-Gro and No Kid Hungry Are Providing Fresh Food Options in Schools

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Clark Creek Elementary in Acworth, Georgia, is about to get an upgrade to its food pantry.
 
The school pantry feeds 92 kindergarten through 5th grade students each week, giving them a backpack full of food to keep them from going hungry over evenings and weekends when school meals aren’t available. Many of the kids take food home to feed younger siblings too. To date, the school pantry hasn’t been able to offer fresh fruit or vegetables; but that’s about to change.
 

From Minnesota to Africa, Local Nonprofit Connects Food Experts Worlds Apart

Minnesota-based Partners in Food Solutions connects U.S. food experts with smaller African companies looking for new ways to feed large populations.
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By Kristen Leigh Painter

The audio crackled as the web-based technology strained to connect people worlds apart. Some voices were louder than others. Some suddenly dropped. But Rose Barry managed to catch promising partial sentences about peanut butter.

“The peanut butter installation ...” (static) “ ... started operating about a day ago ...”(dead air) “We had a bit of a breakdown ...” (static) “The mix is working really well.”

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Interns Learning From Comerica Bank

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Getting a head start can help you gain better position, and that’s what the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program and Comerica Bank are doing for several students this summer.

Young professionals from the GDYT program joined the team at Comerica as interns to learn different aspects of the banking industry. The group of talented young men and women work with staff to build their professional portfolios.

Scotiabank Unveils Public Legacy Space in Partnership With The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund

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TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has unveiled its second Downie Wenjack Legacy Space in Toronto, further signifying its commitment to promoting education and discussion around reconciliation.

Xylem Watermark and Stakeholders Donate Clean Water Well to Community Household in Texas

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Meet the Salazar’s, and their daughter, Nissi, a young woman who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a child. The Salazar’s live on a small plot of land outside of San Antonio, Texas where they have resided for most of Nissi’s life. For 24 years they have lived there and made it home, but in that time financing and building a well had always been out of reach for the family. The Salazar’s are just one family out of the 1.5 million Americans who do not have access to clean water or modern plumbing. For most of Nissi’s life, she has never experienced clean running water or a hot shower.

Intel Foundation Supports the First U.S. WiSci STEAM Camp for Middle School Girls

By Pia Wilson-Body, President, Intel Foundation
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“One Intel” is not a bumper sticker, it’s not a slogan, it is action that exemplifies how we bring Intel employees, resources and technology together to solve real world problems. Last week, at the Women in Science (WiSci) STEAM Camp in Bend, Oregon – we did just that. The U.S. State Department, Intel , Girl Up, along with other partners, founded WiSci STEAM Camps in 2015. Over the past four years, we’ve supported camps in Rwanda, Peru, Malawi, Namibia and Georgia.

VICKS Long Way Home #TouchOfCare

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Vicks is partnering with Mission Australia and Coles to help people experiencing homelessness in Australia.

We, at Vicks, believe that everyone deserves the #TouchOfCare, especially those who have been brought down by life’s hardships. Because a single person who cares can be the support you need to lift yourself up.

Duke Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 in Grants to Address Opioid Addiction in 11 Indiana Counties

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  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

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  • Grant will fund Ivy Tech scholarships to train addiction specialists, connect them to potential employers

  • Hamilton Center will use funding for treatment and job assistance for those with opioid use disorder

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