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Olympian Turned Bakery Owner Shares Her Race Against COVID-19 To Keep Her Family Business Alive.

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At the corner of 27th Street and Central Avenue in Los Angeles sits 27th Street Bakery, a neighborhood staple for over sixty years. Its third-generation owner, Jeanette Bolden-Pickens, was concerned her family’s business might not survive the impact of COVID-19 this spring. Now, through community support and a grant, she is optimistic for the upcoming holiday season.

Kohler Relief Showering Trailer Travels to Los Angeles

Operated locally by The Shower of Hope, trailer stationed to serve the city’s homeless population
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KOHLER, Wis., September 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In continuation of COVID-19 support efforts, Kohler Co., a global leader in kitchen and bath products and power systems, has mobilized the company’s KOHLER Relief Showering Trailer to California. The trailer is currently stationed at the Hollywood Adventist Church serving through the Compassion Connection program, which provides personal care resources for the city’s homeless population.

Los Angeles Becomes the Largest “Fair Trade City” in North America

City Council Passed Resolution Promoting Fair Trade Availability, Growth and Education, Making it the 46th Fair Trade City in the Country
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA® is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles City Council has voted to become an official Fair Trade City, celebrate World Fair Trade Day every year on the second Saturday in May, and take the necessary steps to include Fair Trade principles in City purchasing.

CIT Donates to Los Angeles-based A New Way of Life Reentry Project to Support Development of Safe Housing for Women

Donation is part of Acts of Caring initiative and helps create a safe and welcoming home for formerly incarcerated women reentering the community
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2020 /3BL Media/-- CIT Group Inc. (CIT) recently announced that it has made a donation to A New Way of Life Reentry Project, which will help the organization convert a disused convent into safe housing for formerly incarcerated women in the Los Angeles area.

CIT Supports Housing for Homeless Families in Los Angeles with Grant to Upward Bound House

Donation furnishes ten temporary housing units for families as part of Acts of Caring initiative
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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2020 /3BL Media/-- CIT Group Inc. (CIT) has announced that it has made a donation that will completely furnish ten temporary housing apartments for Upward Bound House, an organization working to eliminate homelessness among families with children in Los Angeles.

CIT Leads $25 Million Financing Deal for MLK Community Hospital Medical Office Building

Follows CIT’s investment in a 92-unit affordable housing complex in the redevelopment of the Watts community
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NEW YORK, Aug 3, 2020 /3BL Media/—  CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) and its Healthcare Finance unit today announced a $25 million loan supporting Seavest Healthcare Properties’ acquisition of the MLK Community Hospital Medical Office Building in South Los Angeles.

LA Galaxy and Herbalife Nutrition Team Up with A Place Called Home to Pack and Deliver Food for Families in Need in Los Angeles

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AEG’s LA Galaxy and Herbalife Nutrition recently teamed up with A Place Called Home (APCH) to pack and distribute food for families in need at a Family Resource Depot in the greater Los Angeles area on Wednesday, May 27. In conjunction with the LA Galaxy Foundation, LA Galaxy Players Daniel Steres, Rolf Feltscher, Joe Corona, assistant coach Dominic Kinnear and Cozmo joined volunteers at A Place Called Home to pack and deliver the food.

CIT Provides $37.3 Million Investment for Jordan Downs Apartment Project

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PASADENA, Calif., May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/— CIT and its Pasadena-based banking subsidiary CIT Bank, N.A. today announced a $37.3 million investment in the Jordan Downs Apartments Project, a 92-unit multifamily apartment complex to support low-to-moderate income families in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles.

International Paper Boxes Fighting Hunger Amid School Closures in Southern California

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LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address critical needs in the communities in which its employee live and work during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has donated 61,000 corrugated boxes to two Feeding America® network member foodbanks in Southern California – Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

Feast of Sharing Presented by Nickelodeon

By David Bruson
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The Salvation Army and an “army” of volunteers from Nickelodeon and Viacommunity teamed up last Tuesday evening in downtown Los Angeles for Feast of Sharing.

More than 1,000 residents of the Pico Union area - all families - enjoyed a sit-down banquet dinner with an incredibly delicious Thanksgiving menu prepared by Food Inc, our longtime Kids Choice Awards caterer, and served by live action and voice talent from our shows.

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