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YouGiveGoods Partnerships Help Get Toys to Kids in Need Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

Restrictions and closures caused by COVID-19 have made traditional toy collections almost impossible, but virtual toy drives step up to fill the void
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MENDHAM, N.J., November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/  – YouGiveGoods, the e-commerce platform that enables corporations, groups and individuals to run virtual drives to raise brand-new items for nonprofits, has become a valuable tool for nonprofits and businesses dealing with the demand and restrictions brought on by COVID-19.

Time for A New Dawn

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November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Without a strong, ethical and effective public sector, Africa's prospects for growth and development will remain constrained. The Africa Initiative for Governance (“AIG”) provides funding and programs to inspire and support current and future public leaders to deliver sustainable economic growth and social justice for Africa.

General Mills and its Foundation Expand COVID-19 Charitable Response to $14 Million Due to Growing Hunger Rates

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MINNEAPOLIS, October 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With acute food insecurity expected to double worldwide in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Mills Foundation announced an additional $4 million of philanthropic funding for nonprofit organizations working to alleviate growing food insecurity worldwide. The $4 million in supplemental funding is in addition to General Mills’

Morgan Stanley Donates Additional $2.5 Million to Hunger Relief Organizations Worldwide Through Move for Meals Campaign

Employees Walked 250 Million Steps to Raise Awareness of Hunger Globally
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Morgan Stanley today announced a donation of $2.5 million to hunger relief organizations worldwide, equaling 25 million meals, as a result of its latest employee campaign: Move for Meals. From October 16-18, nearly 10,500 employees in more than 440 cities around the world participated in the Move for Meals Campaign, walking 250 million steps to raise awareness about global hunger in recognition of World Food Day. 

Responsible Business Alliance Foundation Receives Second $1M Grant From Walmart Foundation to Continue Ethical Recruitment Programs

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ALEXANDRIA, November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the RBA Foundation has received a $1.1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue to build on its efforts promoting safe worker migration in Malaysia through the transformation of recruitment practices in supply chains and engaging with job seekers earlier in their recruitment journey.

Mohawk Goes Pink in Celebration of 19 Years Supporting the Fight Against Breast Cancer With Susan G. Komen

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CALHOUN, Ga., October 30, 2020 /3BL Media/—This month, employees across the Mohawk organization throughout the U.S. took the opportunity to “Pink Out” in support of the company’s corporate sponsorship with Susan G. Komen® as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Albertsons Companies Thanks Generous Customers for Record-breaking Donations Toward Nourishing Neighbors Childhood Hunger Relief

Customers donated $9.3 million at checkstands in September to enable 37.5 million healthy breakfasts; company and customer donations have now topped $110 million in 2020
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Thanks to the generosity of customers, the Albertsons Companies Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund raised a record $9.3 million in its September campaign to provide healthy breakfasts for children in need across its market areas. The funds – raised at the register and directed to local organizations in each store’s community – will enable 37.5 million breakfasts throughout the country.

Nourishing Neighbors is a charitable program of the Albertsons Companies Foundation, which is working to eradicate hunger in America.

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) and USDA Forest Service Announce Partnership with the VF Foundation to Create Front Range Stewardship Strike Team

The innovative, new pilot program was created to conserve and improve high-use trails throughout the Denver metro area.
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Nov. 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ The National Forest Foundation (NFF) and USDA Forest Service recently announced a new partnership with The VF Foundation that will create a new program in the Denver area called the “Colorado Front Range Strike Team.”  In total, The VF Foundation has granted more than $400,000 to help fund the first two years of the pilot project in partnership with the NFF, the USDA Forest Service, and Mile High Youth Corps (MHYC) to conserve and maintain beloved Front Range trails.

Putting Purpose Into Action: Philanthropy

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Our strategic philanthropic giving helps us deliver our Mission by serving as a good citizen worldwide. Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation partner with organizations to make investments in underserved communities to achieve outcomes and meaningful impacts. Our philanthropic partnerships build trusting relationships with local and global organizations and engage our workforce through giving and volunteerism.

A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO PHILANTHROPY

'Our Income Went to Zero': How One Business Owner Is Pulling Through the Pandemic

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COVID-19 has been detrimental for many small business owners, but nonprofits like LiftFund are stepping up to help as many as they can.

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COVID-19 has been detrimental for many small business owners, but nonprofits like LiftFund are stepping up to help as many as they can.

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