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Arbor Day Foundation Enlists AT&T and DroneSeed to Accelerate Tree Plantings After Western Wildfires

Drones to plant 60,000 trees at rate six times faster and years earlier than traditional methods
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/  – The Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) today announced it will accelerate the planting of over 60,000 trees through a collaboration with AT&T and DroneSeed to deploy drones across 300 acres of the western United States devasted by wildfires.

AEG and LA Kings Team Up With Blue Shield of California and Grades of Green to Send Litter to the Penalty Box for Earth Week

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In celebration of Earth Day, AEG and the LA Kings announced today that they are partnering with Blue Shield of California and the environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green to challenge their colleagues and families to join the fight against litter and plastic pollution throughout Earth Week.

MENTOR and American Student Assistance Launch National Campaign to Promote Youth, Equity in Workplace Culture

National nonprofits to provide resources and professional development to employers and workforce development organizations to advance best practices in culture and recruitment
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April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - MENTOR and American Student Assistance (ASA), a national nonprofit that fosters education and career pathways, launched a comprehensive workforce development campaign to create more diverse and equitable workplaces for our nation’s young people. Focused on promoting mentoring in the workplace, the Workplace Equity Campaign provides resources to employers who commit to taking a relationship-centered approach to professional development and hiring.

MENTOR Receives $1M Grant to Propel Racial Justice & Equity Efforts

MENTOR to advance its cross-sector, youth-centered approach, including the launch of its first-ever Mentoring for Racial Justice Innovation Grants Program for MENTOR Affiliates
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April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - MENTOR is thrilled to announce that the organization received a $1,000,000 grant from the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress Initiative. With this grant, MENTOR will advance its cross-sector, youth-centered approach to ensuring equitable access to the relationships that support the well-being of our nation’s youth.

Living Our Purpose to Restore Our Earth

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by Marybeth Thorsgaard, Vice President, Communications and President of the Pentair Foundation

With the theme of Restore Our Earth™ for Earth Day this year, we reflect on our mission to help make the most of our world’s essential resources—including in developing world communities where there is a need for clean water from accessible sources.

Investing in a Regenerative and Sustainable Future: Cisco Foundation Adds New Focus on Climate Solutions

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For 20 years, Cisco and the Cisco Foundation have supported nonprofits that are developing technology-based solutions to help underserved and vulnerable communities. During that time, I have had the privilege to see those innovative solutions give people access to critical needs like food, clean water, and shelter, as well as create more opportunities for people to obtain an education, build skills, or run a business.

Schools, Families, and Communities Nationwide Prepare to Celebrate Every Kid Healthy Week, April 26-30

Now in its eighth year, the annual observance shines a light on the importance of child health and wellness
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CHICAGO, April 21, 2021/3BL Media/— Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK), the nationwide nonprofit mobilizing schools, families, and communities to take action to support the health of the whole child, announces the dates for this year’s Every Kid Healthy Week. The celebration will take place Monday, April 26 through Friday, April 30.

Herbalife Nutrition Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Herbalife Nutrition highlights employees’ acts of service during Volunteer Week
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In celebration of #NationalVolunteerWeek, Herbalife Nutrition is excited to showcase their employees who have been giving back even during these trying times! Here are a few of their volunteer stories below:

Sierra Nevada Brewing Names Non-profit Partners in Next Round of Donations for $1 Million Commitment

Brewery to raise awareness for sustainability focused urban non-profits with Dankful IPA
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CHICO, Calif., April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. today announced its third round of beneficiaries as part of its commitment to donate at least $1 Million, over the course of one year starting in August 2020, to non-profits making an impact during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supporting Youth Environmental Education With ZeroWaste Switzerland

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Every year on April 22, the global community comes together to celebrate Earth Day by engaging in collective action and growing awareness for earth-friendly ways of living. Eco-friendly concepts gaining particular awareness this year include circular economy and Zero Waste.

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