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My Special Aflac Duck Arrives in Northern Ireland

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Aflac Northern Ireland, a subsidiary of Aflac Incorporated, has joined forces with the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity to help provide comfort to local children diagnosed with cancer.

In a ground-breaking initiative for Northern Ireland, Aflac NI, which currently has 130 employees and is growing, has collaborated with The Children’s Cancer Unit Charity to make available its My Special Aflac Duck for cancer patients three years of age and older, free of charge.

Whirlpool Corporation Appliance Donation Aids Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Their Mission To Support Those in Need

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"We received a call from Whirlpool Corporation wanting to know if we were interested in doing an appliance donation for some of our clients that are low-income,” said Yvonne Vidt of the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SMCAA). “And I said absolutely!”

SMCAA is dedicated to reducing poverty in Michigan and changing the lives of low-income Michiganders through a variety of programs, and is part of a national network of over 1,000 local organizations that help people move from poverty to economic stability and self-sufficiency.

Duke Energy Commits Nearly $500,000 in Grants to Organizations That Preserve, Enhance South Carolina's Natural Resources

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  • 16 organizations receive funding from Duke Energy Foundation.

  • Funding will benefit organizations supporting environmental projects and programs that improve access to nature for underserved communities.

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  • 16 organizations receive funding from Duke Energy Foundation.

  • Funding will benefit organizations supporting environmental projects and programs that improve access to nature for underserved communities.

JetBlue Releases Annual Social Impact and Environmental Social Governance Reports Showcasing Its Progress in Helping to Create a Kinder and Cleaner World

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-- Airline’s Mission to Inspire Humanity Became More Important than Ever with Efforts Focused on Customer and Crewmember Safety, Supporting STEM Education and Reimagining Diversity, Equity and Inclusion --

-- JetBlue Continued to Lead in Environmental Social Governance with Ambitious Targets to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040 --

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-- Airline’s Mission to Inspire Humanity Became More Important than Ever with Efforts Focused on Customer and Crewmember Safety, Supporting STEM Education and Reimagining Diversity, Equity and Inclusion --

-- JetBlue Continued to Lead in Environmental Social Governance with Ambitious Targets to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040 --

Chevron, Fab Foundation and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Collaborate to Launch a Fab Lab

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SAN RAMON, Calif., October 12 2021 /3BL Media/ – Chevron Corporation announced a major financial contribution in support of two long-standing community partners, Fab Foundation and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), Foundation to create a digital fabrication lab at FAMU Development Research School (DRS) for the Tallahassee community.

Chevron, Fab Foundation and Fort Valley State University Collaborate to Launch a Fab Lab

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SAN RAMON, Calif., October 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Chevron Corporation announced a major financial contribution in support of two long-standing community partners, Fab Foundation and Fort Valley State University (FVSU), to create a digital fabrication lab for the middle Georgia community.

This Nonprofit is Empowering Kids Around the World With Books in Mother Tongue Languages

Words by Kate Zerrenner
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When Peter Ndiwa was growing up in Kenya, his father, a teacher, brought home a collection of fables written in the Swahili language. “They meant something to me because I could read them in Swahili,” he told TriplePundit. “And because they were stories and not course books, I could relate to them.” They were, as he said, “human tales,” and they inspired him to become a teacher and a writer.

Duke Energy Commits Nearly $500,000 in Grants to Organizations That Preserve, Enhance South Carolina's Natural Resources

Summary: 
  • 16 organizations receive funding from Duke Energy Foundation.
  • Funding will benefit organizations supporting environmental projects and programs that improve access to nature for underserved communities.
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  • 16 organizations receive funding from Duke Energy Foundation.
  • Funding will benefit organizations supporting environmental projects and programs that improve access to nature for underserved communities.

$10,000 Awarded to Elementary School in Wisconsin for Virtual Financial Literacy Education

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SILVER SPRING, Md., October 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, today announced Trinity Lutheran School in Campbellsport, WI as the winner of the 5th annual Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge.

Cisco Crisis Response: Re-imagining Humanitarian Communications and Connectivity to Optimize Social Impact

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In the six years I have worked on the Cisco Corporate Affairs team, I have seen firsthand how natural disasters and humanitarian crises impact some of the world’s most vulnerable people.  

From Hurricane Maria devastating the island of Puerto Rico to armed conflicts forcing people to flee countries like Syria and South Sudan – when crises occur, they most often affect already vulnerable communities that lack the resources to respond and recover from them.  

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