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Whole Foods Market Nonprofit Foundations Launch Fundraising Campaign to Support Local and Global Communities

Shoppers and suppliers alleviate poverty, improve children’s nutrition and expand healthy food access and nutrition education
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Whole Foods Market’s three philanthropic Foundations have combined forces to kick off the Communities Campaign today, a two-week drive to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers. 

Caregivers in Crisis: Rosalynn Carter Institute Report Sounds the Alarm on Caregiving in the Time of COVID

With World Mental Health Day on Saturday, Survey Shows Caregivers Have More Stress, Less Support, and Poorer Mental Health
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AMERICUS, Ga., October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Just days before World Mental Health Day on October 10, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) today released “Caregivers in Crisis,” a report on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of caregivers. In a survey of more than 400 caregivers from 46 states, the vast majority

Microsoft's President US, Kate Johnson - Keynote PowerChat with Ideagen's CEO George Sifakis

Microsoft's President US, Kate Johson Keynote PowerChat
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Ideagen TV's Most Powerful Interview of 2020 - Watch Kate Johnson, President Microsoft US Keynote PowerChat with Ideagen's CEO, George Sifakis.... #Empathy

Watch the interview here https://bit.ly/3lplwwe and learn more about Kate's incredible leadership at: https://bit.ly/33FzFiM

Herbalife Nutrition Partners With Sambhav Foundation to Launch 'Build It Better' for Women & Children

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Herbalife Nutrition announced its partnership with the Sambhav Foundation to support the “Build it Better Program” for women & children across six cities in India over the next ten months. The initiative aims to build awareness about the importance of nutrition and menstrual hygiene, maternal healthcare & childcare among adolescent girls and community women through interactive sessions. The program’s goal is to reach 1,650 adolescent girls and 500 women in each city.

Capturing the Spirit of BLM: The Art of Protest Signs

In scrawled black marker or elaborate works of art, posters and signs express the personal stories and historical significance of Black Lives Matter protests.
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By Arnesa A. Howell

“Hands up, don’t shoot!” Cutting through a remix of blaring car horns and rhythmic beat of drums, a choir of voices chants call-and-response style from the speakers at the SoLA Contemporary gallery in Los Angeles. The protesters’ calls for justice are punctuated by the powerful messages of the Black Lives Matter signs floating overhead — some elaborate and some profoundly simple.

Reporter's Notebook: Milestones, Markers and Still Fighting COVID-19

by Maggie Lee
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Aflac receives goBeyondProfit Champion Award

Columbus-based insurer Aflac is the latest recipient of the goBeyondProfit Champion Award, which is awarded by a network of Georgia business leaders with the aim of spurring corporate giving and good acts.

The company’s primary philanthropic cause since 1995 has been fighting childhood cancer. Since that year, according to the company, Aflac and its independent sales agents have contributed more than $146 million to treatment and research for cures.

America Ferrera and Global Citizen Urge Latinas to #JustVote

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Actor and She Sepuede co-founder America Ferrera is urging Latinas to leverage their political power in the 2020 election, with the help of Voto Latino and Global Citizen. 

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826 LA and 826 National Students Use Poetry to Demand Social Justice

Sappi's Ideas That Matter grant winner makes peaceful demands to right our inequitable world
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In 2015, 826LA and in 2016, 826 National were Ideas that Matter grant recipients. 826 is the largest youth writing network in the country with nine chapters that serve nearly 40,000 under-resourced students ages 6-18 each year. Each chapter has an imaginative storefront that reimagines tutoring as anything but traditional; provides a gateway for meeting families, teachers, and volunteers; and connects students with community members.

Common Impact Releases Insights & Impact 2020: Measuring the Social Impact of Volunteerism

Report, in partnership with True Impact, defines how to develop and measure high-leverage volunteer projects
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BROOKLYN, N.Y., October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – New methods of measuring volunteerism can more accurately capture and strengthen the value of volunteer hours, according to a new report from Common Impact, a national nonprofit and leader in skills-based volunteerism.

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