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Smithfield Foods Donates Nearly 40,000 Pounds of Protein to FeedMore WNY

Tops Markets Joins the 30th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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BUFFALO, N.Y., June 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Tops Friendly Markets joined forces to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to FeedMore WNY. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

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Arrow Electronics Employees Build Bikes to Improve Recreational Opportunities in Low-income Communities

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DENVER, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 100 members of Arrow Electronics’ Young Professionals Group teamed with Wish for Wheels to build 40 bikes for low-income children in Denver. This marks the third year that Arrow employees in the company’s Centennial, Colo. headquarters have worked with Wish for Wheels to expand healthy living opportunities in low-income communities. 

The Rainbow Railroad

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More people today are living as refugees or displaced persons than at any time since the end of World War II1 and many of those seeking asylum are from the LGBTQ2+ community. In more than 70 countries around the world LGBTQ2+ people are facing extreme violence and persecution.2 They are looking for hope and a safe place to call home.

An Innovative App Helps Minnesota Companies Get Leftover Food to People in Need

Across the metro, the app is helping boost the number of companies able to find a home for extra food.
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By Kelly Smith

The city of Minneapolis recently launched a new program working with local companies and restaurants to box up leftovers and drop them off at nonprofits such as Pillsbury United Communities, which feeds people at their dining sites and food shelves. Nearby, the nonprofit Loaves & Fishes started a pilot program five years ago with Best Buy that’s grown to include 19 businesses — from big corporations like Medtronic to smaller ones like Wuollet Bakery — all of which donate surplus food to feed the hungry.

International Justice Mission Announces Third Grant from Walmart.org to Combat Trafficking in Thai Fishing Industry

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BANGKOK, Thailand, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — International Justice Mission (IJM), the world’s largest international anti-slavery organization, has announced its third grant awarded by the Walmart Foundation to continue addressing human trafficking, also known as modern slavery, in the Thai fishing industry.

LIXIL's SATO Achieves New Milestone with First Profitable Market in Bangladesh

Increasing foothold to 25 countries, LIXIL refreshes its strategy to accelerate improved sanitation to the world
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TOKYO, June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Corporation (“LIXIL”), maker of pioneering water and housing products, announced today that its SATO social business has turned profitable in Bangladesh, demonstrating that it can make a positive social impact while sustaining itself financially. With SATO products now present in over 25 countries, an increase of 10 countries in less than a year, LIXIL also refreshed its strategy to tackle the global sanitation crisis in anticipation of even further growth of its social business around the world.

Helping Grow Stronger Neighborhoods – in More Ways Than One

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Moya Elementary School in Southwest Phoenix has a new community garden and soccer field plus other improvements thanks to Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun and 150 volunteers from Republic Services. 

Ecocentricity Blog: More Ray Andersons

By: John A. Lanier
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Ray Anderson believed in the “Power of One” and so do the staff and trustees at his namesake foundation. One community, one organization, and even one person can have far-reaching influence beyond that which might seem possible.

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Ray Anderson believed in the “Power of One” and so do the staff and trustees at his namesake foundation. One community, one organization, and even one person can have far-reaching influence beyond that which might seem possible.

Reflections on the Global Pro Bono Summit | Taproot Foundation's Advisory Services Newsletter

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We recognize that the world’s most pressing social issues are persistent and complex. Although we’re pro bono evangelists, we know that it isn’t a magic bullet—pro bono service alone isn’t enough to address the problems that society faces.
 

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