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Arrow Electronics Supports Outreach to Tanzanian Students During Pandemic

Press Release

CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – When the pandemic forced Tanzania-based nonprofit Neema International to close its early education center and primary school, founder Mandy Stein worried about more than students falling behind academically.

Neema operates in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro with a DigiTruck technology classroom that sits on the site, thanks to the support of Arrow Electronics.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E15: Derrick Feldmann, Ad Council Edge & INFLUENCE|SG

What Drives Young People to Act on Social Issues?
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Derrick Feldmann, Managing Director of Ad Council Edge and INFLUENCE|SG, has devoted his career to unpacking why and how young people choose to engage with social issues, as well as how the topics they care about influence companies’ CSR and marketing strategies.

Listen as he and host Danielle Holly discuss what’s in store for brand engagement in social issues in the context of COVID-19 and how to tell when a company is authentically supporting a cause versus what’s just “good marketing.”

Tips for Celebrating the Fourth of July in a COVID-19 Environment

Though celebrations may still look different this Fourth of July, it is still possible to have fun and celebrate sustainably.
Blog

With the likelihood of increasing personal, smaller fireworks displays following some cancellations of public displays around Independence Day, we are sharing some tips to stay safe while keeping the environment in mind. In fact, it is important to take steps to prevent litter when you can and dispose of fireworks waste properly – and safely.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists – Learning Through Service in Costa Rica

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service.

Addressing Needs of Low-Income Populations

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“Since the COVID-19 pandemic escalated in the U.S. in March, businesses have shuttered, leaving millions to unexpectedly need to file for unemployment. People who live paycheck-to-paycheck don’t have emergency savings. And now, they need help meeting the basics: food, childcare and housing.” – Michael K. Durkin, President and CEO, United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley.

Announcing the July Coffee Talk Series with US Bank and the Levi Strauss Foundation

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We are excited to announce the kick off of our July Coffee Talk Series, hosted by CyberGrants team members, and covering pertinent topics impacting Corporate Social Responsibility leaders. These 45-minute web-based strategic discussions will focus on current social impact topics and provide the audience opportunities for learning and information gathering. No slides, just candid conversations.

Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas Announce Additional Help for Customers During Pandemic

Enhanced care, expanded assistance program for customers experiencing payment challenges
Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today said they are adding steps to help customers who are suffering financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The additional steps build on the swift actions both service providers offered to help customers at the start of the response to the pandemic. Both suspended key credit processes, including disconnections for nonpayment, late payment fees and fees for credit card and other payments.

Black Lives Matter: 9 Organizations to Donate to Today

Key social justice, education, legal reform, and youth empowerment groups that need your support.
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After weeks of protests and swift reform on the part of lawmakers and police, the Black Lives Matter movement is rocking the pillars that uphold institutional racism and to date has swept some 2,000 cities in the U.S. and reached 60 other countries.

ON Semiconductor and Orbis International Partner to Support the Good Sight Good Life Project in Vietnam

Written By: Cassandra Savel, CSR Intern
Blog

With health being a key focus area of our Global Giving program, ON Semiconductor is committed to supporting organizations that strive to enhance the health and wellbeing of communities, including vision and eye health.

Qualcomm Gives Custom-Built, Cellular-Connected Laptops to San Diego United for Distance Learning

The donation comes with three-months of cellular data to support continued online learning for students this coming school year
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By Mike Freeman

In a bid to help close the digital divide, Qualcomm donated 900 custom-built, cellular-connected laptops to the San Diego Unified School District on Thursday to support continuing distance learning programs.

The computers run on the company’s Snapdragon processors and include built-in cellular connectivity, giving students with limited access to Wi-Fi another avenue to learn remotely.

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