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Rural Community Assistance Corporation Receives $300,000 Grant to Support Rural West Communities

Wells Fargo Foundation grant is part of $175 million commitment to assist communities impacted by COVID-19
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WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Rural Community Assistance Corporation today announced a $300,000 Wells Fargo Foundation grant, which will enable the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to support communities most impacted by COVID-19. RCAC’s response to the crisis began in February and will continue in 2021 and beyond.

Oweesta Receives $5 Million Grant From Wells Fargo to Launch the Native American COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Fund

Will Bring Capital to Tribal Communities for Small, Housing
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LONGMONT, Colo., October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Oweesta Corporation (Oweesta) announced a $5 million grant from the Wells Open Business Fund, which will enable the Native Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) intermediary to launch the Native American COVID-19 Disaster Recovery Fund. This $15 million fund is designed to provide Native CDFIs the long-term, low-cost capital necessary that they need to mobilize COVID-19 economic response and recovery efforts in their tribal communities.

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 40 Community First Grants to Amplify Locally Led Healthy Food Access Solutions

$320,000 Invested in 33 Cities Spanning 21 States
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AUSTIN, Texas, October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that it will award 40 Community First Grants this fall to nonprofit organizations in the U.S. 

The Foundation’s Community First Grants support community-led nonprofits with programs focused on creating long-term fresh, healthy food access and more equitable and sustainable local food systems. Each grant partner will receive $8,000 for a total investment of $320,000 by Whole Cities Foundation. 

Mohawk Goes Pink: Doing Our Part For a Cure

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Since 2001, Mohawk Industries has contributed more than $6 million to Susan G. Komen, the largest breast cancer research organization in the United States. Through corporate donation programs including Decorate for the Cure and Specify for a Cure — as well as different employee-led initiatives — we are committed to this ongoing partnership to one day find a cure.

Hormel Foods Donates More than 540,000 Pounds of Sausages to Convoy of Hope to Help Combat Hunger

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AUSTIN, Minn., October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), a global branded food company, today announced it has donated more than 540,000 pounds of foodservice breakfast sausages to Convoy of Hope, a nonprofit organization with a driving passion to feed the world through feeding initiatives for children, community outreach events and disaster response efforts. Over 64,000 cases of breakfast sausages are being distributed to a variety of food shelves throughout Texas, California, South Carolina, Missouri, Iowa and Florida.

Vistra Donates More Than $250,000 to Food Banks as Pandemic's Hunger Crisis Deepens

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IRVING, Texas, October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced the culmination of company-wide involvement in Hunger Action Month, resulting in more than $250,000 in donations to food banks in communities where it operates. The company understands that the number of Americans experiencing hunger continues to surge with the ongoing pandemic.

Girl Rising & HP to Announce Final 15 Showcase Stories of My Story at International Day of the Girl Summit

Storytelling Challenge Honoring Change-makers and Storytellers Culminates in Globe-spanning Virtual International Day of the Girl Summit
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October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On October 10th, from 10 AM GMT- 10 PM GMT Girl Rising will host their first-ever International Day of the Girl Summit, a virtual event of expert-led panels, youth-led workshops, film screenings, performances, creativity sessions and inspiring messages – all to celebrate girls and their futures. Their headliners include David Oyelowo, Freida Pinto, Her Excellency Maria Leonor Robredo, Vice President of the Philippines, Melati & Isabel Wijsen among many others.

How a Local Agency Removes the Barriers That Keep Underserved Families in Poverty

In one of the country’s most impoverished regions, a local nonprofit and a Truist Cares* grant bring hope and opportunity to single-parent households, homeless youth, and others in need.
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In February 2020, while most of America enjoyed 3.5% unemployment and unprecedented economic prosperity, Kentucky resident Iyeshia Lattimore was barely getting by.

NASCAR Driver Erik Jones, CRAFTSMAN® and Ace Hardware Team Up to Support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®

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Stanley Black & Decker's iconic CRAFTSMAN® brand has teamed up with Ace Hardware Foundation and Erik Jones of Joe Gibbs Racing to raise funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals.

Celebrating the 14th annual Racing for a Miracle program, the companies will donate $100,000 to support the vital work of CMN Hospitals while also providing four CMN Hospitals children an unforgettable experience at this weekend’s Charlotte NASCAR Cup Race.

Comedy Central, MTV and VH1 to Florida: Let People Exercise Their Voting Rights

By Leon Kaye
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In the 2018 election, Florida voters by almost a 30-point margin approved Amendment 4, which reinstated voting rights to an estimated 1.4 million Sunshine State residents who had past felony convictions.

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