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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).

Boeing Donates $1 Million to Assist With Hurricane Ida Recovery and Relief Efforts

Support for American Red Cross and local nonprofits will provide shelter, other immediate assistance needs in affected communities
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CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Boeing (NYSE: BA) is committing $1 million from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assist with disaster recovery and relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the company announced today. This includes a $500,000 donation to the American Red Cross that will help to bring shelter, food, water, relief supplies and other assistance to hard hit areas across the South, including Louisiana, and the Northeast United States.

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.  

$750,000 Investment From KeyBank to Create New Program at Case Western Reserve University to Address Issues Involving Diversity, the Digital Workforce and More Equitable Neighborhoods

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KeyBank is investing $750,000 to create a new program at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) that will help address issues on diversity, the digital workforce and more equitable neighborhoods. This transformative grant is part of KeyBank’s $40 billion National Community Benefits Plan and is symbolic of the bank’s longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

The KeyBank Partnership for Equity through Education and Community Impact at CWRU program will help to address issues on diversity, the digital workforce, and more equitable neighborhoods. 

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E20: Steven Clarke, Ceres

Accelerating Corporate Action on the Climate Crisis
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Unless companies take immediate action on climate change, we will quickly surpass the 1.5 degree Celsius global temperature increase that will have catastrophic implementations not only on the environment and severity of natural disasters, but on human health, livelihoods, and security. But there is cause for optimism: more than ever, the private sector – which accounts for the vast majority of carbon emissions – is listening and stepping up sustainability commitments.

Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT Program Returns to Houston to Create 300 Homeowners

As Houston continues to battle COVID-19, $5 million effort will help residents with $15,000 home down payment assistance
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HOUSTON, October 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the pandemic continues to put a strain on Houstonians, Wells Fargo will bring the NeighborhoodLIFT® program back to Houston for a third time to help more than 300 low- and moderate-income individuals get on a path to homeownership with $15,000 down payment assistance grants.

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