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Classroom Garden Helps Trotwood Combat Food Insecurity

By Michelle Alfini
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TROTWOOD, Ohio — In the corner of her classroom, towering over both her and her fifth-grade students, is the newest tool in Daniell Cossey’s STEM curriculum. 

Just two months after its installation, greenery is already cascading from its walls as the class readies itself for its first harvest and the home-grown feast that will come with it.

A $50,000 grant from Quest Diagnostics covered the cost of the garden, curriculum, materials, and the first year of seeds, and Cossey said as soon as her students got planting everything grew quickly.  

Bringing Online Safety Education to 1 Million People in India

NortonLifeLock and Save the Children support online safety education for children in vulnerable communities
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By Siddhartha Pande | Head - Programme Management (Child Protection) at Save the Children India

Bread Financial Cove Café Unveiled

Newly named cafeteria celebrates Company’s long-standing commitment to Nationwide Children’s Hospital
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Leaders from Bread Financial and Nationwide Children’s Hospital recently unveiled a new sign outside of the cafeteria at the Big Lots Behavior Health Pavilion. The newly named Bread Financial Cove Café represents Bread Financial’s 20+ year support of the Columbus hospital and celebrates its latest $2 million commitment to the Pediatric Vital Signs program.

Land Betterment Collaborates With Stakeholders to Organize Disaster Recovery Resource Fair in Mayfield Kentucky

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Clayton Homes, Community Ventures, ekō Solutions, and Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute are scheduled to be present at Disaster Recovery Resource Fair

Disaster Recovery Resource Fair on Saturday May 21st at Graves County Extension Office at 4200 State Route 45 N in Mayfield, Kentucky

2022 Halo Awards Honor Top Corporate Social Impact Initiatives

Winning Companies And Nonprofits Recognized At The 2022 Engage For Good Conference in Atlanta, GA
Press Release

May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Campaigns that educated and mobilized thousands to get vaccinated, used NFTs to inspire and engage younger fundraisers, and helped break down barriers to unemployment – all while building stronger businesses - were among the initiatives honored at the 20th annual Halo Awards.

Twenty category-specific winners were selected out of more than 120 entries by Engage for Good at its annual conference in Atlanta, GA.

KeyBank Continues Support for Columbus-Based Affordable Housing Program, Move To PROSPER

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This month ten Central Ohio families graduated from an affordable housing program with a new outlook on life. All ten single-female-headed households took part in Move to PROPSER’s pilot program, which launched in August of 2018. The mission of MTP’s pilot program was to improve life outcomes for children and their families by creating opportunities for residential and financial stability.

Global Citizen Announces Inaugural Thought Leadership Summit, Global Citizen NOW

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Urgent gathering to defeat poverty and protect the planet will convene world leaders, cultural leaders and business leaders on May 22-23 in New York City, and will coincide with the 2022 Global Citizen Prize hosted by Darren Criss

The inaugural summit will feature globally-renowned leaders from both the private and public sectors including Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission; Chuck Robbins, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco; Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Erna Solberg, former Prime Minister of Norway; Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G; Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer, Verizon; Edward Skyler, Executive Vice President, Citi; Rob Light, Managing Partner and Head of Worldwide Music, Creative Arts Agency; Yvette Noel-Schure, CCO and Co-Founder, Schure Media Group and Head of Media for Parkwood Entertainment; and Tshepo Mahloele, Founder & Executive, Harith General Partners

Appearances will be made by artists, advocates, journalists and activists including Aloe Blacc, Bill Nye, Billy Porter, Connie Britton, Gayle King, Gloria Steinem, Jamala, Jay Shetty, Lynsey Addario, Pharrell Williams, Rachel Brosnahan, Sabrina Elba, Van Jones and more

Press Release

Urgent gathering to defeat poverty and protect the planet will convene world leaders, cultural leaders and business leaders on May 22-23 in New York City, and will coincide with the 2022 Global Citizen Prize hosted by Darren Criss

The inaugural summit will feature globally-renowned leaders from both the private and public sectors including Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission; Chuck Robbins, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Cisco; Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Erna Solberg, former Prime Minister of Norway; Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G; Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer, Verizon; Edward Skyler, Executive Vice President, Citi; Rob Light, Managing Partner and Head of Worldwide Music, Creative Arts Agency; Yvette Noel-Schure, CCO and Co-Founder, Schure Media Group and Head of Media for Parkwood Entertainment; and Tshepo Mahloele, Founder & Executive, Harith General Partners

Appearances will be made by artists, advocates, journalists and activists including Aloe Blacc, Bill Nye, Billy Porter, Connie Britton, Gayle King, Gloria Steinem, Jamala, Jay Shetty, Lynsey Addario, Pharrell Williams, Rachel Brosnahan, Sabrina Elba, Van Jones and more

Community Solar Installation at D.C. FedEx Facility Features Unique Donation Arrangement

Bill credits from the solar project and direct funding from both FedEx and Sol Systems will help Washington D.C. nonprofit SOME offset their annual electricity costs.
Press Release

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Located in Northeast Washington, D.C., the FedEx Express Eckington Place facility’s 915 kW rooftop community solar installation is one of the largest in the nation’s capital, with the capacity to generate electricity for the equivalent of 150 homes. Today, FedEx, along with D.C.-based solar developer Sol Systems and local nonprofit SOME (So Others Might Eat) are announcing a special charitable arrangement that spreads the benefits of this community solar project even further into the District.

Consumers and Employees Call for a New Approach to Corporate Philanthropy: Stakeholder Philanthropy

Four in five consumers (84%) and employees (86%) believe that stakeholders should have a say in how a business allocates charitable funds
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Benevity Inc., a leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released results of a new survey measuring public sentiment on corporate philanthropy. The findings highlight a growing interest in and expectation of employees and consumers to be involved in corporate philanthropy and call on businesses to consider a new approach that is more stakeholder driven.

Arrow Electronics Organizes Virtual Cycling Fundraiser in Singapore

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For the fourth consecutive year, the Arrow Electronics team in Asia supported Compassion International, a child-advocacy organization dedicated to helping children living in extreme poverty. The non-profit impacts 2.2 million children globally through their holistic child development programs.

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