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Grande Prairie, Alberta, Students Nurture and Release Painted Lady Butterflies

International Paper Grande Prairie Mill Donated 1,600 Butterfly Kits to Area Schools
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GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alberta, June 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International Paper Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, mill, through the International Paper Foundation, has provided an unforgettable, hands-on learning experience for children in its community. Nearly 1,600 elementary students across 40 area schools received butterfly kits and recently released their Painted Lady butterflies into the world.

International Paper Among First to Join New WWF “Forests Forward” Program

Global program will help companies deliver lasting science-driven strategies to benefit nature, climate and people
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International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, is among the first five companies in the United States to partner with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on the launch of a new global program called “Forests Forward.”  The program, announced today, engages with companies and other stakeholders around the globe to deliver ef

The Hawthorne Gardening Company Announces Support for Leading Social Justice Organizations Through The Hawthorne Social Justice Fund Within The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation

$2.5 million fund is dedicated to non-profit organizations working toward social justice reform within state regulated cannabis industries
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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., June 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Hawthorne Gardening Company (Hawthorne) today announced the first grantees of The Hawthorne Social Justice Fund within The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation. These organizations are leading the charge with criminal and social justice reform for the cannabis industry. They include Last Prisoner Project, Marijuana Policy Project Foundation, Minorities for Medical Marijuana and United Returning Citizens.

After the Storm: American Red Cross and FedEx Restore Martha's Vision in 24-hours

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Losing one’s eyeglasses in the wake of a destructive storm is disheartening for anyone and crippling for some. Thankfully, in Martha’s case, the American Red Cross was on hand after the storm. Putting to work their decades long collaboration with FedEx, they saw to it that Martha’s glasses were replaced overnight.

Country's Oldest Female WWII Veteran From Ludlow Receives New Roof

by: Katrina Kincade
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The oldest living World War II female veteran in the U.S. received a brand new roof on her Ludlow home as part of a veterans assistance program.

The Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project donates the material and Vista Home Improvement donated the labor.

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Fifth Third Celebrates Headquarters Renewal and Expansion

Project Connect welcomes employees and community to state of art space embracing one of the best public squares in the nation
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CINCINNATI, June 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, celebrates the completion of a new signature two-story welcome atrium, a newly designed next-generation financial center, renovated and expanded retail space, as well as the Fifth Third Museum and Fifth Third Stage. The expansive “Project Connect” brings together the Bank’s two office towers at the first and second levels with a new 12,000 square foot entryway to Fifth Third Bank that reflects its values and transformation.

Subaru Loves Pets 2020 Adoption Initiative Found Loving Homes for More Than 20,000 Shelter Pets

Automaker’s Pet-Focused Efforts Have Led to the Adoption and Support of More Than 250,000 Shelter Pets to Date
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CAMDEN, N.J., June 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that thanks to its participating Subaru retailers and animal-loving customers and supporters, the October 2020 Subaru Loves Pets initiative achieved adoptions for 22,961 animals, with 16 percent of reported adoptions classified as dogs with special needs, affectionately known as “Underdogs.”

World Turtle Day 2021: The Importance of Protecting Earth's Shelled Biodiversity

by Callie Veelenturf, Marine Conservation Biologist and Lenovo Innovator
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World Turtle Day is a moment in time to commemorate the diverse existence of both terrestrial and marine turtle species and an opportunity to draw attention to threats facing their survival. The first turtles evolved over 300 million years ago, and although many species have come and gone since their first appearance in the fossil record, there are approximately 356 extant turtle species currently identified. Unfortunately, about 40% of these species are threatened or endangered with extinction.

FedEx and United Way Mumbai Help 400 Women Restart Their Businesses

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In honor of International Women’s Day, read how our FedEx Express India team, in collaboration with United Way Mumbai, is helping empower women to restart their small businesses.

PT Freeport Indonesia Contributes $420K to Mimika Sports Complex Ahead of National Sports Week

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The Mimika Sports Complex (MSC) will be renovated in preparations for the 20th National Sports Week with contributions from PT Freeport Indonesia.

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