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Youth Group Wins $10,000 Grant for Inspiring Confidence Among Homeless and Foster-Care Youth

Rock Island, Ill. group awarded grant at The Allstate Foundation Good Starts Young Rally
Press Release

CHICAGO, July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – High school may be the most important fashion runway in a teenager’s life, but when you’re homeless or in foster care, owning a confidence-inspiring wardrobe is difficult.

Closing Critical Gaps in Family Planning: What I Learned from Three Youth Champions

by Mary-Ann Etiebet, MD, MBA, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
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Family planning is widely cited as one of the “best buys” in global development, a relatively low-cost, high-impact intervention offering transformational benefits to individuals, their families and communities. In low- and middle-income countries, where pregnancy is the leading cause of death among girls aged 15 to 19, increasing access to and uptake of modern contraceptive methods among adolescents can save lives.

ConantLeadership Announces One Million Dollars in Philanthropic Giving

Building leaders globally and adding capacity to nonprofits
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PHILADELPHIA, July 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In service to its mission of championing leadership that works in the 21st century, ConantLeadership announces a milestone achievement of surpassing $1,000,000 in philanthropic giving since the inception of its giving program in 2012.

Ecocentricity Blog: Front Seven - Redesigning Commerce

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Maybe I’m naïve. Heck, I know that I’m an idealist. Still, deep down I believe in the goodness of people. I celebrate human integrity. I believe that, with enough time and intentionality, we can collectively redesign commerce to promote universal wellbeing.

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Maybe I’m naïve. Heck, I know that I’m an idealist. Still, deep down I believe in the goodness of people. I celebrate human integrity. I believe that, with enough time and intentionality, we can collectively redesign commerce to promote universal wellbeing.

Habitat for Humanity Awarded $4.8 Million to Fund 350 AmeriCorps Member Positions

Press Release

ATLANTA, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded Habitat for Humanity $4,887,750 in funds to support 350 AmeriCorps National member positions for 2017-2018. The funds will support Habitat AmeriCorps members who will serve in 36 states and in Washington, D.C.

Arrow Electronics Sales Team Supports Ronald McDonald House in Toronto

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Earlier this month, members of the Arrow Electronics Toronto-based sales team donated their time to cook and serve dinner for more than 150 people at the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) location in downtown Toronto. The Arrow team arranged the event, purchased the provisions, and prepared and served a multicourse meal to families currently calling the facility home.

Lessons for Funders Supporting LGBTQ Communities

by Efrain Gutierrez
Blog

FSG’s Efrain Gutierrez recently presented in front of more than 200 grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues in Seattle, WA, as a part of the Pacific Northwest Plenary for Funding Forward 2017, a conference organized by Funders for LGBTQ Issues (FSG is a proud member). While the session focused on supporting LGBTQ communities in the Pacific Northwest, funders in the U.S.

Bechtel Inspires School Children to ‘Dream Big’ About Careers in Engineering

The company partners for global robotics competition finals and European premiere of 3D engineering film
Press Release

LONDON, June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and the University of Bath are hosting the first international finals of FIRST® LEGO® League, a global robotics competition designed to encourage schoolchildren to take up careers in engineering and technology.  More than 700 children aged 9-16 representing 36 countries worldwide will battle it out in the FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Championship 2017 from 21-24 June, being held in the UK for the first time.

Thousands of Social Change Experts Come Together in Seattle for Points of Light Conference

Conference offers dynamic speakers, diverse learning tracks, and shines a light on the volunteering and service movement
Press Release

SEATTLE, June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The 2017 Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service has kicked off in Seattle with a carefully crafted series of events at some of the most distinctively Seattle venues, including Benaroya Hall, the Washington State Convention Center, and select restaurants, organizations and attractions throughout the city.

Astellas Employees Create and Donate Thousands of Items to Four Las Vegas-Area Children’s Charities

Employees also raised nearly $60K at Second Annual “One Astellas Spirit Run”
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Approximately 1,000 Astellas employees attending the company’s National Sales Forum recently gathered to assemble almost 2,800 items for children’s charities in Southern Nevada as part of the company’s annual day of service program, Changing 

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