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Verizon Foundation Commits $300,000 to West Coast Wildfires and Hurricane Sally Relief Efforts

By: Kate Jay & Bernadette Brijlall
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Verizon Foundation announced $300,000 in donations to support immediate relief efforts across communities in California, Oregon and Washington impacted by the wildfires, as well as hardest hit areas of Alabama and Florida impacted by Hurricane Sally.

Regional Carriers Donate Transportation to Help International Paper Deliver Boxes to Food Banks

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September 13-19, 2020 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and International Paper is grateful for the generosity of three regional trucking companies that stepped up to #HelpFillTheBoxes through their transportation services – FirstFleet, Truck One, and FAB Express.

Fahe Receives $300,000 Grant to Support Central Appalachia

Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation is part of $175 million commitment to assist communities impacted by COVID-19
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BEREA, Ky., September 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fahe today announced a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, which will enable the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to respond to the crisis in Appalachia, one of the most persistently poor regions of the country.  The funding will support Fahe’s efforts to help keep people in their homes, critical during a time when a home is where many are now working and their children are going to school.  Additionally, the funding assists efforts to bring investments that will address the sho

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Norton Small Business helps keep CAIR-Oklahoma data secure while the organization combats Islamophobia in Oklahoma
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Product donation is one way NortonLifeLock supports the nonprofit community. In FY20 alone Norton product donations have helped more than 10,000 nonprofits and public libraries, with a product retail value of over $2.2 million, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

HP Inc. Deepens Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Launches Distance Learning Business Challenge

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News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.
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News highlights:

  • HP is expanding its partnership with HBCUs by providing financial support during COVID-19 and implementing an innovative pilot learning program focused on 3D printing at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • HBCU students will tackle critical business problems, gain valuable experience to kickstart their career journeys, expand employer networks and identify job opportunities.
  • Previous challenges attracted more than 300 students across 44 HBCUs, select participants later becoming full-time employees or interns at HP.

Comcast Announces Multiyear Effort to Roll Out 1,000+ WiFi-Connected 'Lift Zones' in Local Community Centers Nationwide

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The partnership supports the efforts of hundreds of nonprofit partners seeking to provide safe spaces for low-income students to participate in distance learning, remote working, and after-school care.
  2. The program begins with hundreds of centers rolling out this year in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Trenton, Twin Cities, and Washington, D.C.
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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The partnership supports the efforts of hundreds of nonprofit partners seeking to provide safe spaces for low-income students to participate in distance learning, remote working, and after-school care.
  2. The program begins with hundreds of centers rolling out this year in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Trenton, Twin Cities, and Washington, D.C.

Saving Lives: Team Takes Time to Precisely Prepare

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Like a team carefully packing parachutes, they knew their work mattered and needed to be performed with great care…lives depended on it.

Watch: Jewel-Osco Raised $100,000 to Help in the Fight Against Cancer

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"Thank you to our friends at Jewel-Osco who always step up to the plate to help our families. $100,000 to support our Hope44 program which provide grants for cancer families to pay everyday household expenses.

We are so incredibly thankful for your continued support, especially during these difficult times!"

Watch the video from the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation here

LG Program Focuses on Emotional Wellbeing as 2020 School Year Gets Under Way

‘Experience Happiness’ Initiative Marks 4-Million-Youth Milestone; LG Launches Six-Episode Video Series Developed with Discovery Education
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Sept. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A new video series for students, parents and educators focused on social-emotional wellbeing is being launched by LG Electronics USA as the 2020 school year gets under way.

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