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BLOG | Hawthorne and ScottsMiracle-Gro Make In-Kind Donation for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Donation of fans, dehumidifiers and heaters will help residents begin rebuilding
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Two weeks after Hurricane Florence made landfall, residents of coastal communities in the Carolinas were just beginning their recovery efforts. Severe flooding still had many residents under water and left with little hope.

WETA Television and Classical WETA 90.9 FM Are Engaging People of All Ages in the Joy of Lifelong Learning

By WETA
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For more than 50 years, WETA Television and Classical WETA 90.9 FM have been the Greater Washington community’s source for high-quality, educational public media. Combined Federal Campaign and workplace giving contributions from individual community members have provided vital support to help make WETA’s public service possible.

Building Partnerships to Combat the Opioid Crisis

By Lori McFarling
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We’ve all seen data that magnifies a tragic and gripping reality—millions of people in every community across the country are experiencing the ravages of opioid addiction first-hand. Opioid addiction is a scourge that knows no age, gender, ethnic, geographic, or socioeconomic boundary. And with close to 175 drug overdose deaths per day in the United States, we must grapple with how to respond to these staggering statistics.

Wells Fargo Pledges $1.6 Billion in Lending and Philanthropy to Help Revitalize Washington, D.C., Neighborhoods

Where We Live™ focuses on economic opportunity for residents and small businesses, prioritizing Wards 7 and 8
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced that it will commit more than $1.6 billion in lending and philanthropy over five years focused entirely on Washington, D.C.

5 1/2 Things Americans Are Saying About The Arts

By Timothy J. McClimon, Senior Vive President, Corporate Social Responsibility
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One of the nonprofit organizations I support and volunteer with is Americans for the Arts, a national advocacy and membership organization. AFTA has recently published its latest public opinion survey on the arts entitled Americans Speak Out about the Arts. The report is based on a nationally representative sample of over 3,000 adults, and it updates a similar study that was conducted two years ago.

5 1/2 Things Americans Are Saying About The Arts

By Timothy J. McClimon, Senior Vive President, Corporate Social Responsibility
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One of the nonprofit organizations I support and volunteer with is Americans for the Arts, a national advocacy and membership organization. AFTA has recently published its latest public opinion survey on the arts entitled Americans Speak Out about the Arts. The report is based on a nationally representative sample of over 3,000 adults, and it updates a similar study that was conducted two years ago.

Scholarship America, Wells Fargo Invite Students to Apply for Disability Scholarships

Applications accepted through Dec. 6, 2018
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announce the People with Disabilities Scholarship Program call for applications. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $1 million over four years to Scholarship America to develop and implement the program. 2018 marks the third year of the program.

Cisco Employees Donate Their Skills and Their Time

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This post was written by guest blogger Faith Lin, Community Relations Manager at Cisco.

Pro Bono is a fancy term for donating your unique skill set — as an engineer, program manager, salesperson, and more — to partner with nonprofit organizations and help take their impact to the next level. It’s an opportunity to sharpen leadership skills while also making a meaningful impact in your community or around the world.

Over the past year, employees from Cisco Global Virtual Sales and Customer Success answered the call to “donate your skills, not just your time.”

LG Celebrates “ENERGY STAR Day” with Energy Efficient Upgrades for Local Non-Profit

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LG is committed to supporting local communities and helping others pursue a more environmentally sustainable future.  In honor of “ENERGY STAR® Day” 2018, LG has partnered with Bergen Family Center in Englewood, N.J., to bring much-needed energy efficient kitchen and TV upgrades to support their high quality service to thousands of local children, seniors and families.  We look forward to working with Bergen Family Center on their sustainability journey!

Join Feed the Children's Fight to Defeat Hunger and Help Kids Be Kids

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Hunger. It has crept into our cities. It has found a way into our neighborhoods. It’s affecting the lives of millions of men, women and children domestically and internationally, cementing itself as a real threat to our well-being.

See, hunger isn’t prejudiced. It doesn’t care about gender, age or ethnicity. Hunger doesn’t know if you are homeless or a part of the working class. It only has one job, and it performs it very well.

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