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New Scholarship Supports Advocates for Anti-Racism in the Legal Sector

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Growing up in a multicultural diaspora household in Toronto and seeing the struggles and obstacles faced by her parents over the years, Bunisha Samuels is keen to confront the challenges facing racialized communities in Canada. Samuels’s mother is Tamil and immigrated to Canada in the 1980s during the Sri Lanka Civil War and her father is second-generation Canadian of Jamaican descent.

La TD soutient 15 organismes axés sur la reprise après la COVID-19

Défi TD Prêts à agir 2020 : 10 millions de dollars canadiens en subventions remis à des organismes proposant des solutions novatrices pour aider à relever les défis liés à la COVID-19
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TORONTO, le 29 janv. 2021 /3BL Media/ - Aujourd'hui, la TD est fière de remettre 10 millions de dollars canadiens en subventions à 15 organismes nord-américains qui s'attaquent aux inégalités sociales existantes dans les collectivités affectées de façon disproportionnée par la pandémie de COVID-19.

TD Supports 15 Organizations Focused on Advancing COVID-19 Recovery

The 2020 TD Ready Challenge awards $10 million (CDN) in grants to organizations with innovative solutions designed to help address challenges of COVID-19
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TORONTO, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, TD is proud to award $10 million (CDN) in grants to 15 North American organizations that are working to help address existing social inequities in communities that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

Benevity's “Dear 2020 Challenge” Exceeds Goal of 3 Million Acts of Goodness

470,000 people and 493 companies joined the collective movement of Goodness in December 2020
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CALGARY, Alb. – January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that its “Dear 2020 challenge”, a movement of Goodness fueled by collective action, engaged 470,000 people and 493 companies to achieve 3,357,236 acts of Goodness in December – surpassing the ambitious goal of 3 million.

Inspiring and Building Better Lives and Communities During Challenging Times

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Communities are still reeling from the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a difficult economic environment and social justice. But Truist teammates set out to be a beacon of hope, supporting nonprofits as they faced increased demands on the critical services they provide and each other.

“I’m so proud of how our teammates answered the call to help others in need during our Fall Season of Giving,” said Tori Kaplan, head of corporate social responsibility at Truist.

Running, walking, and biking for charity

Fueling Futures: Not Just the Energy We Deliver, but the Energy We Put In

New Enbridge program unifies corporate citizenship, philanthropic engagement and employee volunteer work
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A community offers strength and support. It makes us feel uplifted and encouraged. It creates a deeper sense of belonging. It fosters growth, creativity and innovation.

In short, a community makes life better—and that’s why Enbridge’s Fueling Futures program has been created.

Fueling Futures brings together Enbridge’s ongoing efforts in the areas of corporate citizenship, donations, sponsorship and employee volunteering and giving—a collective force dedicated to making tomorrow better than today.

Strengthening Communities at the Roots

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As a national company with operations in 42 states, Republic Services is committed to the communities we serve and where our employees live, work, and play. 

Ecocentricity Blog: Poetry for the Planet

By: John A. Lanier
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It’s going to be a short post today, mainly because I want to lift up the work of someone else. A friend of mine sent me a 2018 Youtube video of a young poet reciting a poem she wrote about climate action (thanks Deron!). The poet’s name is Amanda Gorman, and though I hadn’t heard of her previously, I think I should have. She’s tremendously talented and already accomplished in her 22 years, and her star is only rising higher. She has been invited to share a poem at the Biden Inauguration, which will make her the youngest inaugural poet for a president in American history.

PSEG Foundation to Fund First-of-Its-Kind Police Reform Initiative by Rutgers University Center on Policing

Two-Year Commitment is First Act of PSEG Foundation’s Powering Equity and Social Justice Initiative
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NEWARK, N.J, January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) and the Rutgers University Center on Policing (COP) announced the launch of a landmark police reform initiative to help New Jersey police departments review policies and practices, and help them improve relationships with diverse communities.

Benevity Announces Executive Transitions

Kelly Schmitt, President and CFO, succeeds Bryan de Lottinville as CEO
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CALGARY, Alberta, January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced exciting executive leadership transitions as it enters the next phase of its growth following the closing of an investment from Hg’s Saturn 2 Fund on January 15, 2021.

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