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Wells Fargo Invites Students to Apply for Disability Scholarships

Company also celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 9, 2017 /3BL Media/– In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announced the second annual People with Disabilities Scholarship Program. The program’s goal is to help people with disabilities obtain the education or training they need to succeed in the careers they choose.

Boeing Donates $5 Million to USO Pathfinder

Multi-year investment to support programming for transitioning service members
Press Release

CHICAGO, October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a $5 million, multi-year donation to help expand United Service Organizations (USO) Pathfinder transition services—a comprehensive global program for transitioning service members.

AT&T and Girls Scouts Teach Kids the Power of Code

By Nicole Anderson, Assistant Vice President and President of the AT&T Foundation
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I loved being a Brownie. My mom was our troop leader, and it was fun to sing “Make new friends but keep the old” in a round.  I felt proud earning badges and wearing my uniform, and liked competing with the other girls in my troop on who could sell the most Girl Scout cookies. I now realize that these early lessons in setting goals, learning new skills and being part of a team helped prepare me for adulthood.  But I’ll admit that I’m envious of the badges girls can earn these days – coding and robotics!  These are critical STEM skills that are key to their future success.  

De Beers Partners With Local Institutions to Provide Free Wifi to Young People

A partnership involving De Beers Group has brought free wifi to the Oppenheimer Park in Kimberley to help scores of young South Africans without access to the internet.
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A partnership involving De Beers Group has brought free wifi to the Oppenheimer Park in Kimberley to help scores of young South Africans without access to the internet.

The wifi coverage is sponsored by De Beers Group, the Sol Plaatje University and the Sol Plaatje local municipality. It will also take in the nearby Luka Jantjie university building and the Northern Cape TVET [Technical and Vocational Education and Training] College.

LA Galaxy to Host Shared Plate Celebration to Benefit L.A. Kitchen

AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation will team up with local organizations to combat hunger, food waste and unemployment at Oct. 7 event
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AEG’s LA Galaxy Foundation and LA Galaxy supporter groups Angel City Brigade and LA Riot Squad will host a Shared Plate Celebration on Saturday, Oct. 7 prior to Fan Appreciation Night during LA Galaxy II’s match against Portland Timbers 2 at StubHub Center Track & Field Stadium. Shared Plates, an L.A. Kitchen initiative, is a city-wide weekend of dinner parties from Oct. 6-8, 2017 to rally Angelenos in the fight against hunger, food waste, and unemployment.

Common Impact and John Hancock Launch Inaugural Skills-Based Flash Consulting Event

Skills-based flash consulting event provides technology and data support to nonprofit organizations in Boston
Press Release

BOSTON, September 26, 2017/3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering, teamed up with longtime partner John Hancock to design its inaugural skills-based flash consulting event in Boston.

Weatherford Families Celebrate Fun Day of STEM Activities in Ukraine

Blog

This year, Weatherford marks 10 years serving the Ukrainian market. In celebration, the company hosted its employees and their families for a day of fun and learning.

Weatherford is committed to enriching the communities in which it operates. This commitment to sustainability includes not only safeguarding the well-being of employees, but also inspiring the next generation to explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) so that they might one day follow in their parents’ footsteps with a career in energy.

20,000+ Young People Are Leading the Way to Make Their Communities Healthier With Get HYPE Philly!

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Philly students go back to school – and back to Get HYPE Philly!  This is the third year of our GSK IMPACT Grant with a collective of 10 nonprofits that are engaging youth as leaders in underserved Philadelphia neighborhoods to promote health through urban agriculture, healthy eating, physical activity and entrepreneurship.  Hear what recent graduate and youth leader, Lacretia, has to say about her experience and visit www.gethypephilly.org to see the full video!

Tupperware Celebrates Extraordinary Youth

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Tupperware Brands has a long history of supporting youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Canada. Here, the crème de la crème (Youths of the Year) share their achievements with over 3,000 Tupperware independent Sales Force Members. Arianna Montrose, Lauren McQuaid and Jayla Bradley are celebrated and recognized at the annual Tupperware Jubilee Sales Conference in Orlando, Florida.  

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Watch This Woman Turn Design Ideas Into Beautiful Wooden Sculptures and a Successful Business

The program is designed to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship.
Blog

In 2015, Zina Ouled Si Ali launched her small business, Arjouan, a computer numerical control (CNC) engraving and cutting workshop that offers customized decoration articles and tailor-made furniture to its customers.

Based in the city center of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, Ouled Si Ali currently produces numerous items for local citizens and wholesalers. But her dream is to develop her market outside the governorate, in particular in the surrounding regions and large conurbations on the coast such as Sousse, Sfax, and Tunis, the capital of the country.

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