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LA Galaxy Unveil Mural Honoring Landon Donovan at Bonita Street STEAM Academy in Carson, Calif.

The Galaxy’s school beautification project kicked off the week-long celebrations honoring Landon Donovan, Part of Landon Donovan Legacy Project
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On Sunday, Oct. 3, AEG’s LA Galaxy completed of its latest school beautification project at Bonita Street STEAM Academy in Carson, Calif.  with a mural honoring LA Galaxy legend, Landon Donovan.

After a week of painting by Galaxy staff and community members, Landon Donovan and LA Galaxy mascot Cozmo, joined students and school faculty in putting the final touches on the mural designed by PeQue Brown honoring Donovan’s tenure with the club, prior to addressing the crowd.

Reducing Health Inequities While Expanding the Pipeline to Create a More Diverse Health Care Workforce

Quest Diagnostics makes more than $3 million commitment to American Heart Association efforts to expand research and mentorship opportunities for Black and Hispanic scholars, and drive hypertension management and COVID-19 relief
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DALLAS, October 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The American Heart Association (AHA), the leading public health nonprofit devoted to a world of healthier lives for all -- through a significant commitment from Quest Diagnostics -- has announced an aggressive expansion of several key initiatives designed to reduce health inequities in vulnerable communities while increasing the ranks of diverse health care professionals.

Strengthening Small Businesses & Communities Through Preparedness

By Jennifer Pipa, Vice President, Disaster Programs, American Red Cross
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In an emergency, every second counts — that’s why it’s crucial to be prepared.

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster and emergency planning.  

The past year reminded us that no one is beyond the reach of emergencies. In the U.S., millions of people across the country were impacted by an unrelenting wave of devastating disasters — from back-to-back hurricanes, to record-breaking wildfires, historic storms and, of course, home fires — compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Georgia-Pacific Sponsors Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

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Georgia-Pacific sponsored two home constructions with the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity.  The project took 12 weeks with volunteers and support from Georgia-Pacific.  

For more on the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, see their site.

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Reimagining Mapping to Predict and Recover from Flooding and Other Disasters

by Pratima Harite, Head of Philanthropy for Asia Pacific, Lenovo
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Have you ever thought about what you would do if you were caught in the middle of a flash flood whilst driving? Or where you would go to get to safety when water is surrounding your home? Lenovo recognizes the critical role technology plays in disaster preparedness and wants to harness and empower entrepreneurs’ and charities’ technology and creative know-how to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience.

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Have you ever thought about what you would do if you were caught in the middle of a flash flood whilst driving? Or where you would go to get to safety when water is surrounding your home? Lenovo recognizes the critical role technology plays in disaster preparedness and wants to harness and empower entrepreneurs’ and charities’ technology and creative know-how to achieve better natural disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience.

Breckenridge Brewery Raises $100,0000 for National Parks Conservation Association With Completion of 'In Good CO.' Campaign

1% of profits from all beer sold across the U.S. this summer benefited NPCA
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LITTLETON, Colo., October, 7 2021 /3BL Media/ - Breckenridge Brewery is proud to announce the completion of the In Good CO. campaign, which kicked off in April and ran all summer long. Breckenridge Brewery donated 1% of profits from all beer sold this summer to the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA).

150+ Business Leaders Speak Out Against the Death Penalty, Joining Branson Campaign as Abolition Gains Momentum

New Business Signatories Announced by Campaign Ahead of World Day Against the Death Penalty
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NEW YORK, OCTOBER 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - More than 150 business leaders have declared their support for a global campaign to end capital punishment, ahead of World Day Against the Death Penalty (October 10).

Pact Launches New Three-Year Strategy

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October 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Pact launched a new strategy this week that will guide its work over the next three years. The strategy directly engages with and responds to the needs and priorities of the communities Pact serves, addresses major new trends in the development sector and responds to the demand to change power relationships within the sector itself.

Where It Started: A Pro Bono Website Redesign

Team Consulting with America Needs You and Fidelity Investments
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This is the first in a series of blog posts tracking a long-term skills-based volunteering project with America Needs You and Fidelity Investments to upgrade the nonprofit’s website. Look out for the next edition coming later this Fall.

The Need: A New Website for a New Chapter

Iowa  Nonprofits  Receive $160,000 From the Alliant Energy Foundation

Iowa  Nonprofits
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, October 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Six Iowa-based nonprofit organizations are receiving Impact Grants from Alliant Energy’s Foundation totaling $160,000 to support strategic projects that directly impact Alliant Energy customers and communities.  

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