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MAKERS of Change Assistive Technology Challenge: Improving the Lives of Children with Disabilities

Written by Cassandra Savel, associate analyst, corporate social responsibility

Assistive technology helps people with disabilities in their day-to-day lives, including those who have difficulty speaking, pointing, hearing, learning and more. Any type of equipment, tools or devices that make social or learning experiences more accessible for this population helps to improve overall quality of life.

The Home Depot Foundation Invests More Than $1.4 Million to Support Affordable Housing Across Atlanta

Press Release

June 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, The Home Depot Foundation announced it has invested an additional $1.4 million among Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, HouseProud Atlanta and Quest Community Development, in support of affordable housing for veterans and residents in Atlanta. Together with these hometown nonprofit partners, the Foundation will continue its mission to provide critical home repairs and supportive affordable housing for under-resourced communities. 

Fall Armyworm: Combatting Another Invasive Pest Amidst the Pandemic


The coronavirus is putting an incredible strain on agriculture worldwide. Closed borders, limitations on trade and risks to the health and safety of the workforce are creating unparalleled hurdles for farmers. In addition, farmers in East Africa, Southwest Asia and areas of the Middle East are also battling their worst desert locust outbreak in decades. And as if that wasn’t enough, a second – and equally devastating —transboundary and invasive pest continues to invade parts of the eastern hemisphere: fall armyworm (FAW).

Sands Partners with The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada to Expand Health and Wellness Care for LGBTQIA+ and Low-Income Residents


As part of our continuing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), Sands is partnering with The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada, contributing over $150,000 through Sands Cares to close out phase one of the organization’s campaign to expand the Arlene Cooper Community Health Center in Downtown Las Vegas.

Mastercard COVID-19 Global Health Response


To support an equitable recovery, Mastercard has stepped up throughout the global health crisis with a nearly $100 million response that leverages global philanthropy through the Mastercard Impact Fund, as well as digital technology, resources, innovative partnerships and fundraising programs.

1. Acting Early and Quickly through Trusted Partnerships

The Evolution of DEI at Deckers Brands

Press Release

GOLETA, Calif., June 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced the recipients of their annual $500,000 donation to support social and racial justice, along with a comprehensive year in review of their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) corporate initiatives.

LA Galaxy to Celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19 During Match vs. Seattle Sounders FC at Dignity Health Sports Park

Multimedia with summary

AEG’s LA Galaxy will celebrate Juneteenth, the American holiday which observes the end of slavery in the United States, this Saturday, June 19 when they host Seattle Sounders FC at Dignity Health Sports Park at 6 p.m. PT live on Spectrum SportsNet. The match will be the first full-capacity event at Dignity Health Sports Park since March 2020.

EarthX Launches Environmental Justice Fund

The Fund will promote awareness and fundraising for featured organizations who fight for communities facing environmental injustices across the United States

International nonprofit EarthX is launching an Environmental Justice Fund. Recognizing the deep-rooted relationship between environmental racism and community issues such as pollution and climate change, EarthX will be promoting and raising funds for select organizations in the United States. The first beneficiaries are currently being onboarded as recipients of fundraising efforts by EarthX throughout its vast donor network.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Celebrates First Graduating Class of The Legacy Project

By Su Lok, Corporate and Community Partnerships, ScottsMiracle-Gro

On a cold January weekend in 2018, 17 high school freshmen began their journey as the pilot class of The Legacy Project. This group of ninth graders was gathered at The Ohio State University for orientation into a new “grit-focused” youth empowerment program, sponsored by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and The Hagedorn Legacy Foundation.

Alexion Launches Formal IT Donation Program

Author: Meredith Tierney

As Alexion continues to Serve Our Communities, the company is proud to announce that it has recently expanded its local corporate giving efforts to include the donation of IT equipment to non-profit organizations whose missions align with Alexion’s philanthropic areas of focus. The Alexion in-kind IT equipment donation program launched this spring and continues to grow in scope as we begin to facilitate donations around the world.


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