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Outdoor Nation Launches the First-Ever Campus Challenge – Engaging College Students in a Major Campaign to Increase Outdoor Participation

The initiative is fueled by The North Face and will invest in the best ideas driven by colleges and universities that activate a new generation of outdoor champions.
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March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Outdoor Nation, the signature program of the Outdoor Foundation, in partnership with The North Face, is launching the first-ever Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge -- working with colleges and universities across America to get more young people outside and active.  For the next month, Outdoor Nation and The North Face are on the search for the top schools with the best ideas of how to inspire students to recreate outdoors.

#DardenDigest: Planting the Seeds of Communities

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In the midst of one of the coldest winters on record, spring time is coming soon! That’s why we are excited to celebrate Plant a Flower Day. The day is meant to encourage everyone to get outside and to help beautify our surroundings. One great way to participate is to start or get involved in a local community garden.

#DardenDigest: How to Make a Difference in more than 1,000 Communities

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Darden is proud to announce another year of our Restaurant Community Grants Program, a partnership between the Darden Foundation and our restaurants to support local nonprofits in the communities we serve.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. and The Cafe Femenino Foundation Work Together to Improve Lives in Coffee-Producing Communities

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December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has awarded the Café Femenino Foundation a $46,200 grant to support poverty reduction programs in Colombia and Peru in 2014. These funds will be directed toward coffee-producing communities in the Cauca Region of Colombia and throughout Northern Peru in communities located in Lambayeque, San Martin, Amazonas and Cajamarca.

LETTER: STEM – Where the Jobs Are

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By Stan Usovicz, regional director of external affairs, Verizon, Boston

Technology has radically altered how we work and play, with the “borderless lifestyle” enabling us to watch TV, shop or work when and where we want. 

Businesses must continuously evolve to meet consumers’ needs, and to succeed they need a workforce skilled in science, technology, engineering and math, or “STEM,” fields.

Got a Good Idea for a Mobile App? Win $20,000 for Your School with It!

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Did you ever have an awesome and innovative idea for a phone app? Now's your time to make that idea a reality!

Verizon wants to get middle and high school students stoked on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) while helping them solve problems in their communities. Thankfully, there’s an app (challenge) for that!

Students' App-titude Can Pay Off in Verizon Challenge

Middle and high school students can learn how to build a mobile app, bring it to market, and retain the profit themselves in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge, in partnership with Technology Student Association. Eight school teams will win a $20,000 gr
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November 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - It’s a common scene: Teens tapping and swiping on their cell phone or tablet. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” Internet users, according to the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project’s “Teens and Technology 2013” report. Moreover, one in three middle school students use mobile devices to complete their homework.

Students Can Design an App for Verizon

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The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with the Technology Student Association, has opened the 2013-2014 Innovative App Challenge, giving middle and high school students across the country a chance to develop a concept for a mobile app and bring it to market.

Verizon Hosting App Challenge for Students

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NAMPA — The Verizon Foundation, with the Technology Student Association, will launch the second annual Innovative App Challenge, a release stated.

The mobile app design competition aims to engage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Verizon hopes students will create concepts that solve real world issues in their communities and schools.

Knoxville Family Justice Center Will Expand Counseling Services With Grant From Verizon

$20,000 Donation To Support to Domestic Violence Prevention Efforts in Knoxville
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn., October 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ — To coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), Verizon has issued a grant to the Knoxville Family Justice Center[i] to assist in the vital work they do each day. The $20,000 grant stems from the Verizon Foundation’s initiative to invest in organizations that provide domestic violence education, prevention, victim relief and empowerment resources.

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