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Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Celebrates Nine Nonprofit Projects With Cross-Country Summer Road Trip

Sun Club shines a light on $1.3 million in sustainability partnerships in four states
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HOUSTON, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is charging up and setting out on a cross-country trip to celebrate the completion of its nine new projects.  The nonprofit organization will be unveiling $1.3 million in innovative sustainability-related donations to nine nonprofits located across Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.

TreePhilly’s Erica Smith Fichman Recognized With Arbor Day Foundation’s Trailblazer Award

International Arbor Day Foundation Award recognizes emerging leaders in the tree planting community
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LINCOLN, Neb., April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation has announced today that Erica Smith Fichman has been awarded the Foundation’s Trailblazer Award which recognizes an individual under the age of 35 who has demonstrated leadership in forestry, community forestry, research or tree care during the past five years.

The award will be presented the day before National Arbor Day at a private reception on Thursday April 26, 2018.

Cleaning the Built Environment After the Big Celebration

by Daniel Rosen
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The city of Philadelphia’s football team won the big game for the first time ever and its long-suffering fan base celebrated the victory in kind. In February, the city held a massive parade for its football team, a turnout that some estimated teetered over 700,000 people (a spokesman for the City of Philadelphia did not have an official tally). With this great turnout came its inevitable byproduct: trash. Lots of trash.

GSK Supports Healthy Eating After-School with Vetri Cooking Lab

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PHILADELPHIA, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Yesterday, GSK Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Daniel Troy, announced a $440,000 grant to Vetri Community Partnership, alongside Founder Chef Marc Vetri and CEO Marlene Olshan, at Dr. Tanner G. Duckrey Public School in North Philly.

Diversity Drives Innovation

Comcast NBCUniversal continues to support founders from all backgrounds through Black & Brown Founders partnership
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Black & Brown Founders Project is in Philadelphia for a special two-day event – its largest ever in the city – filled with enlightening speakers, collaborative networking, and a celebration of Black and Latinx entrepreneurship. The event runs all day October 9th and 10th at Quorum at the University City Science Center, with additional networking opportunities into the night.

Aramark Team Members Around the Globe Join Forces to Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Global Day of Service Reinforces Commitment to Health and Wellness Empowerment
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More than 10,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members, including chefs, dietitians and human resources experts, will volunteer to support community centers and nonprofit organizations in the communities where they live and work, on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

20,000+ Young People Are Leading the Way to Make Their Communities Healthier With Get HYPE Philly!

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Philly students go back to school – and back to Get HYPE Philly!  This is the third year of our GSK IMPACT Grant with a collective of 10 nonprofits that are engaging youth as leaders in underserved Philadelphia neighborhoods to promote health through urban agriculture, healthy eating, physical activity and entrepreneurship.  Hear what recent graduate and youth leader, Lacretia, has to say about her experience and visit www.gethypephilly.org to see the full video!

Comcast NBCUniversal Interns Make Change Happen at Food Share Program

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Comcast Cares Day takes place every April, but summer interns wanted to make change happen, too. Many of the nearly 140 interns and co-ops working in Comcast’s Philadelphia headquarters spent a recent afternoon volunteering at Share Food Program, a Philadelphia nonprofit with a mission of providing fresh produce to communities in need. The intern volunteers broke out into teams to paint the facility, plant flowers, and package food for Philadelphia residents. At the end of the day, more than 800 boxes of food were packed and ready to be distributed.

Comcast Awards Two Philadelphia Students $5,000 Scholarships at Annual Mayoral Luncheon

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PHILADELPHIA, February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Comcast Foundation and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Thursday honored two local students with the Gustave G. Amsterdam Leadership Award at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mayoral Luncheon. Comcast Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer David L. Cohen presented Fakira Awawdeh and Widchard Faustin with individual $5,000 scholarship awards at the luncheon, held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. 

Aramark Joins Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Volunteers spend a "day on" enhancing Warren G. Harding Middle School in Philadelphia
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Aramark employees, families and friends this week honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In Philadelphia, dozens of volunteers joined in a day of service at Warren G. Harding Middle School. The group helped revitalize the girls’ cafeteria, painting inspirational murals, sports logos and vibrant designs to create a more welcoming space for the students it serves.

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