Mississippi

ViiV Healthcare Builds on Accelerate Initiative, Extending Community-Centered Approach Nationally to Disrupt Disparities in Care for Black Same-Gender-Loving Men Living With HIV

Press Release

Expansion informed by new insights report featuring eight findings from the one-of-a-kind, place-based initiative focused on experiences of Black men in Baltimore, MD and Jackson, MS

New funding opportunity offers grants to engage more Black gay, bisexual, queer, trans and other men who have sex with men  

Walmart, Sam's Club and the Walmart Foundation Announce Winter Weather Response Efforts To Help Those Affected by Recent Storms

Up to $1 million in cash and product committed to support relief efforts in Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi
Press Release

BENTONVILLE, Ark. Feb. 22, 2021 /3BL Media/– With the catastrophic storms, power outages and water shortages affecting Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi, Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1 million in cash and in-kind product donations to help with response efforts. 

Megan Milliken Biven: Mississippi Dredging

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Some of Louisiana’s best buffers against the storms that lash its coast annually are the little spits of land in the Gulf of Mexico — they slow down hurricanes and help throttle storm surges. But as sea level rise is eroding these coastal wetlands, new land buffers are being built up through dredging, in order to protect Gulf Coast residences and habitats. Unfortunately, those dredging efforts are falling woefully short. This week on Sea Change Radio, we talk to shoreline expert Megan Milliken Biven to learn all about dredging in the Mississippi Delta.

Wells Fargo Donates $235,000 to Mississippi Nonprofits for Community Revitalization Efforts

NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to four organizations serving the Hattiesburg and Jackson communities
Press Release

JACKSON, Miss., June 6, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $235,000 in donations to four local nonprofits that will help revitalize Mississippi neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

BMS Foundation Issues New RFP for Lung Cancer Programs in U.S.

Focus on Cancer Survivorship Care Models in Southeast States
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July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s Bridging Cancer CareTM initiative has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects to design, implement and evaluate new survivorship care models for patients with lung cancer.  Implementation must take place in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and/or W. Virginia.

Teaching Kids to Make Healthier Food Choices

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It’s amazing to consider how many decisions we make every day. From deciding how to brew our morning cup of coffee to planning a lunch outing with our co-workers, all of these choices add up to make a big difference in how we structure our day. When things get busy with work and family, it is easy to go for the quick and convenient when it comes to preparing our meals. These selections, while efficient, may not always be the best option for our overall health and wellness.

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
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The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

MGM Resorts Joins World Observance of Earth Hour 2015

Exterior lighting at Nevada and Mississippi resorts will dim in a global recognition of climate change
Press Release

Las Vegas, March 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In honor of Earth Hour, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) will  dim the exterior lights at several of its resorts, joining the global effort to raise awareness of climate change.

Philanthropy & Community Engagement: MGM Resorts Foundation Honored for Charitable Efforts | October 2014 CSR Newsletter

Newsletter

The generosity of MGM Resorts International employees has once again garnered special recognition.

The MGM Resorts Foundation was honored in September by Vegas Inc’s Angel Awards, as the Foundation of the Year. The annual Angel Awards are given to remarkable people and organizations in southern Nevada who make a difference in the charitable landscape of the local community. The awards were established to acknowledge and encourage the accomplishments and contributions of Vegas’ most outstanding community leaders.

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