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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. It’s about empowering everyone to be active and engaged citizens in their communities because we believe social change only happens when many people choose to take action.

Metro Atlanta Nonprofits Invited to Compete for $250,000 in Marketing Services to Advance Racial Equality

Ideabar, a Cox Enterprises company, to use Empowering Equality program to promote social justice
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ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Ideabar is accepting nominations for the Empowering Equality program now through Sept. 30. One metro Atlanta nonprofit will win $250,000 of in-kind marketing services to advance racial equality and social justice. Ideabar, a Cox Enterprises company, is a world-class marketing and media agency with offices in Atlanta and West Palm Beach, Fla.

UPS Longitudes | Why Human Trafficking Worsens During a Pandemic

Mara Vanderslice Kelly @ United Way
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Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. According to the Global Slavery Index, more than 40 million people are living in modern slavery.

While human trafficking is most often associated with commercial sex, it also includes domestic servitude, child labor and exploitation in areas such as migrant farming. It can happen anywhere, to men, women or children; in suburbia and on city streets, in factories and mines and at truck stops, fields or fishing boats.

Recognizing Our Best: Alyssa Pointer

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Multimedia journalists can’t stay outside the fray if they want to tell stories that are impactful and visually appealing. That was certainly true for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Alyssa Pointer, who found herself at the center of the action (and not for the first time) when covering protests over racial injustice and police brutality in Atlanta.  

Meet the 2020 Techstars Atlanta Class

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Techstars Atlanta is back and with a brand-new class of 10 startups. As the sole sponsor for the fifth consecutive year, Cox offers up-and-coming companies vital funding and advisement to expand Atlanta’s economy and culture of innovation.

Cox: Our Commitment to Social Justice and Human Rights

We’re pleased to announce our $1 million fund will support both national and Atlanta-based organizations.
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Cox recently announced the establishment of a $1 million fund to help organizations that support social justice and civil and human rights. After taking input from employees on which organizations the fund should support, we are pleased to announce Cox will donate to the following national organizations:  

Feed the Frontline to Serve 10k Weekly Meals to Workers

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ATLANTA, May 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Feed the Frontline, the initiative established in April by the James M. Cox Foundation and Emory Healthcare to provide meals to Atlanta’s frontline workers, is now on track to serve almost 10,000 meals each week.  

Cox Donates 6,000 Coveralls to Hospitals

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Across the country, medical workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic are facing a critical shortage of medical gowns and other protective equipment.

Wells Fargo Contributes More Than $11.5 Million to Habitat for Humanity

Grants align with Wells Fargo’s focus on housing affordability
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ATLANTA, December 18, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is teaming with Habitat for Humanity to help families stay in their homes and neighborhoods, and to champion advocacy work that helps people meet basic shelter needs, among other initiatives.

Wells Fargo has donated $10.7 million directly to local Habitat organizations across the country in 2019 to help build affordable housing. An additional $788,000 gift this year and $2.25 million from an earlier donation will support Habitat for Humanity International initiatives that:

UPS to Add More Than 6,000 Vehicles to Its Natural Gas Fleet

Builds on More Than a Decade of UPS’s Leadership in Alt Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles and Fueling Stations
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ATLANTA, October 10, 2019 /3BL Media/UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced plans to purchase more than 6,000 natural gas-powered trucks beginning in 2020 and running through 2022. This three-year commitment represents a $450M investment in expanding the company’s alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle fleet as well as supporting infrastructure.

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