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TD Announces 3rd Annual TD Ready Challenge and Pledges $10 Million in Grants for Innovative Solutions In Response to COVID-19

Applications are now open for eligible organizations across Canada and the United States
Press Release

June 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  The TD Ready Challenge, an annual North American initiative which provides financial support to organizations tackling community issues, is now open and accepting applications until August 13, 2020. The TD Ready Challenge has a total of $10 million (CAD) in grants available to eligible organizations developing innovative and measurable solutions in response to the widespread impacts of the pandemic. New this year, grant amounts will range from $350,000 CAD to $1 million CAD.

The National Diversity Council Announces Juneteenth Launch of the Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity in Solidarity With Communities Affected by Systemic Racism

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HOUSTON, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/-The National Coalition for Racial Justice & Equity (NCRJE), an initiative of the National Diversity Council, will launch to the public on Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. A special announcement will be made by National Diversity Council CEO, Angeles Valenciano during a virtual meeting, “A Conversation with Dr. George Wright: The Significance of the Juneteenth Celebration in the United States,” on June 19, 2020 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CST. 

2020 TD Ready Challenge

Applications are now open for eligible organizations across Canada and the United States
Press Release

TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The TD Ready Challenge, an annual North American initiative which provides financial support to organizations tackling community issues, is now open and accepting applications until August 13, 2020. The TD Ready Challenge has a total of $10 million (CAD) in grants available to eligible organizations developing innovative and measurable solutions in response to the widespread impacts of the pandemic. New this year, grant amounts will range from $350,000 CAD to $1 million CAD.

Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia Join Forces to Turn Recycled Tires into Shoes

Summary: 
  • This World Environment Day, Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia embark on a new partnership to turn recycled tires into shoes 
  • The partnership aims to convert 40,000 tires into ~400,000 pairs of shoes by the end of 2022 
  • Bridgestone Indonesia has pledged $60,000 to assist Soles4Souls Asia in their global relief efforts

 

Press Release
  • This World Environment Day, Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia embark on a new partnership to turn recycled tires into shoes 
  • The partnership aims to convert 40,000 tires into ~400,000 pairs of shoes by the end of 2022 
  • Bridgestone Indonesia has pledged $60,000 to assist Soles4Souls Asia in their global relief efforts

 

Northern Trust Commits US$20 Million to Reduce Opportunity Gap

New Global Philanthropic Focus Unveiled
Press Release

CHICAGO, June 16, 2020 /3BL Media/- Northern Trust announced on June 15, 2020 it would provide US$20 million over 5 years to expand access to resources that address essential human needs—food, housing, healthcare and education—to bridge the gap that threatens the broader prosperity of our society.

AFLAC Donates 10,000 Face Shields to Montgomery County EMA

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AFLAC donated 10,000 face shields to the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency on June 8 – a donation that started with a concerned doctor’s comment to her husband.

Leveraging Sustainable Fashion to Achieve Economic Self-Sufficiency

S&P Global virtual volunteers support NYC nonprofit Custom Collaborative in its mission to help women from low-income and immigrant communities develop their fashion industry skills.
Press Release

For some, fashion is style, clothing and design. For Custom Collaborative, a NYC-based workforce development nonprofit, fashion is the path towards empowerment, self-sufficiency and success.

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