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Mohawk Partners With Sunshine on a Ranney Day To Provide Light To Local Families With Dream Home Makeovers

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/—Mohawk is partnering once again with Sunshine on a Ranney Day, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that renovates homes for children with special needs, to provide light and greater independence for two deserving children. Mohawk has been a proud partner of Sunshine on a Ranney Day since 2013, providing high-quality flooring for the charity’s home renovation projects. Mohawk’s recent donations include SolidTech flooring for Nygil’s bedroom and bathroom makeover in Fayetteville, Ga. and Priscilla’s bathroom makeover in Decatur, Ga.

NEXT Coalition chooses first pilot efforts in 'Construction Safety Challenge'

Group adds new partner firms, issues renewed call for innovations to combat COVID-19 on work sites
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Three months since banding together to promote and share work-site safety best practices, the NEXT Coalition -- an industry collaboration among leading critical infrastructure and construction companies – has chosen five pilot projects meant to protect crews against challenges posed by COVID-19.

Biogen Employee Catalyzes Economic Empowerment for Minority-Owned Business

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Hong Gou had only been with Biogen for three months when she received a message from a former business school classmate. The classmate, who works at Netflix, submitted a proposal directly to CEO Reed Hastings for the media and production company to deposit its cash into minority-owned banks to promote economic empowerment. Now the classmate was encouraging similar action among his network.

“I wasn’t sure how to approach the idea,” said Gou, an Associate Director in the U.S. Alzheimer’s marketing team.

Vote for the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award Winner

3M and Discovery Education Invite the Education Community to Vote for the Innovation They Think Will Improve the Most Lives
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SILVER SPRING, Md., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - 3M and Discovery Education today welcome students, teachers, and communities nationwide to help identify the winner of the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge Improving Lives Award. Selected through a nationwide online vote, the Improving Lives Award highlights one project from the 2020 3M Young Scientist Challenge top 10 finalists the public believes has the potential to change the most lives.

Mosaic Is Taking Action Against Food Insecurity

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Not only are we committed to helping the world grow the food it needs at Mosaic, we are also dedicated to helping to provide the food our communities need to thrive. September is Hunger Action Month – a time when everyone can take action and a stand against food insecurity. Millions of families struggle to find their next meal, so whether it is donating, volunteering, or just sharing to bring awareness, we can all do our part. And as an employee, you can be proud that Mosaic has taken a stand by supporting organizations across the world.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

Northern Trust Corporate Philanthropy: Broadening the Opportunity

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Northern Trust is committed to creating more equitable opportunities to achieve long-term financial success for those who too often face unfair hurdles because of their race, ethnicity, gender, geography or socio-economic conditions.

Our approach to corporate philanthropy addresses four key areas: Education, Food, Healthcare and Housing. In the coming weeks and months, we will highlight why we are focused on each vital aspect of enriching our communities.

Smithfield Foods Supports Disaster-Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Laura in Louisiana with 30,000 Serving Protein Donation

Press Release

LAKE CHARLES, La., September 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc.  has donated more than 11,000 pounds of pork loins to Operation BBQ Relief as part of ongoing recovery efforts in Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Laura.

The New Face of Hunger

Herbalife Nutrition discusses global hunger and how to support communities in need
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Hunger is a global health crisis. The pandemic is changing the face of hunger, and food lines are packed with people who are our neighbors, friends, and co-workers. It is estimated that the global crisis will force over 130 million more people into chronic hunger this year. To help solve this massive health crisis, understanding the pandemic's impact on hunger and identify what we can do to support those who are facing food insecurity – many for the first time.

Smithfield Foods Receives Best for Vets Employers Award for Second Consecutive Year

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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today its recognition by Military Times in the publication's Best for Vets Employers 2020 ranking. The ranking acknowledges companies for their efforts to recruit and support service members, veterans and military families.

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