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Biogen Celebrates 20 Years of Caring Deeply

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Armany is a rising junior at Northeastern University majoring in electrical and computer engineering who developed a passion for science during his time as a Biogen Community Lab student and as a Red Sox Foundation Scholar. This weekend he threw out the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox game, helping us kick off celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Biogen Foundation & Community Lab.

The Biogen Foundation and Community Lab Celebrates 20 Years of Serving Our Communities

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  • The Biogen Foundation has granted $70 million to help underserved communities in advancing science education, health equity, and food security
  • More than 61,000 students have benefitted from Biogen’s free hands-on science education program through its pioneering Community Labs in Massachusetts and North Carolina
  • Plans to reach a total of 90,000 students by 2025 through enhancement of its curriculum, global expansion and continuing engagement of underrepresented students
  • In celebration of 20 years of caring deeply, a Community Lab alumnus will throw out the first pitch at Friday’s Red Sox game
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  • The Biogen Foundation has granted $70 million to help underserved communities in advancing science education, health equity, and food security
  • More than 61,000 students have benefitted from Biogen’s free hands-on science education program through its pioneering Community Labs in Massachusetts and North Carolina
  • Plans to reach a total of 90,000 students by 2025 through enhancement of its curriculum, global expansion and continuing engagement of underrepresented students
  • In celebration of 20 years of caring deeply, a Community Lab alumnus will throw out the first pitch at Friday’s Red Sox game

Kenan Fellows Program and Biogen Foundation Collaborate to Advance Workforce Education

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RALEIGH, N.C., June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – N.C. State University’s Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership, a statewide collaborative that is leading transformation in education and advancing local workforce development, announced today that it has received a grant from the Biogen Foundation to launch the Triangle area pilot of STEMwork, an innovative new professional development program for K-12 educators.

Biogen and the Biogen Foundation Commit $500,000 in Support to Address COVID-19 in India and Around the World

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As India battles the devastating current wave of COVID-19 infections, Biogen and the Biogen Foundation have committed more than $500,000 in personal protective equipment and financial support to strengthen Indian healthcare systems and support vulnerable communities. The donation includes a $250,000 grant to support a public matching gift campaign from Americares and nearly 200,000 masks for outbreaks across the globe.

Life Sciences Cares & Biogen Foundation Help Launch Food for Free's Just Eats Program

$170,000 grants will fill critical gap for 3,000 food insecure families in Greater Boston via Food For Free’s new grocery box program
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Cambridge, Mass., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Life Science Cares Boston and the Biogen Foundation have teamed up as inaugural sponsors of Food For Free’s new Just Eats Grocery Box program, a $170,000 effort to reduce food insecurity for 3,000 area families, starting this month. To launch Just Eats, Life Science Cares, the life science industry platform for giving back, has committed $50,000, and the Biogen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cambridge-based neuroscience pioneer Biogen Inc.

Addressing Needs of Low-Income Populations

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“Since the COVID-19 pandemic escalated in the U.S. in March, businesses have shuttered, leaving millions to unexpectedly need to file for unemployment. People who live paycheck-to-paycheck don’t have emergency savings. And now, they need help meeting the basics: food, childcare and housing.” – Michael K. Durkin, President and CEO, United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley.

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