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United Way Launches Food Security Initiative in Peel Region

General Mills investment will increase access to nutritious, culturally appropriate and affordable food in Mississauga
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October 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, United Way Greater Toronto is announcing support to increase food security in Peel Region. Funded through a $1-million investment from General Mills, United Way will launch six Community Food System Grants in Mississauga and promote community education in a two-year food security initiative. This initiative is focused on going beyond the traditional food distribution model by connecting community agencies, residents and partners across the food system to increase access to food.

Whirlpool Corporation Takes Community Day Global in 2019

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Nearly 3000 Whirlpool Corporation employees will join together in volunteer efforts across the globe as part of the company’s inaugural Global Community Day. The day of community service will take place September 16 – 30.

Stemming from the annual Community Day established in 2017 by the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Community Day will activate employees in 15 countries, with volunteer efforts focused on creating more vibrant communities through health and wellness, safe and sustainable housing and enhancing education.

United Way CEO: ‘When We Come Together, We Can Do Amazing Things to Improve Our Communities’

Brian A. Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide, discusses partnering with and mobilizing the caring power of communities and organizations like Wells Fargo to advance the common good
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Viewpointsinvites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Brian A. Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide.

Scanning the news every morning these days presents a grim reminder of the state of the world. Whether it’s bigotry, violence, or the challenges facing hardworking families in struggling neighborhoods, it can feel like today’s problems are too big to tackle.

PSEG Long Island Employees Help Local Kids Start School Year Off Right

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September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Hundreds of area school children are heading back to class in style thanks to the generosity of PSEG Long Island employees. Throughout the summer, employees in all PSEG Long Island offices donated school supplies for an annual employee-initiated school supply drive.

Transforming Vacant Land Into a Community Garden

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In fall 2018, Crayola Canada entered a land use agreement with the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes to turn the unused land into a project that benefits the community.

Bridgestone Americas Participation Recognized as Top Supporter for United Way of Metropolitan Nashville

Efforts highlighted as part of the company’s Our Way to Serve CSR commitment
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced it was the top donor for United Way of Metropolitan Nashville in 2018. As a multi-year charitable giving and volunteer campaign for Bridgestone, the United Way Campaign is part of the company’s ongoing, global commitment to corporate social responsibility, Our Way to Serve.

United Way, Subaru Unveil New Reading Oasis at Forest Hill Elementary School in Celebration of Read Across America Week

Reading oasis containing more than 400 new books aims to move the needle on early literacy levels of local students
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CAMDEN, N.J., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Subaru of America, Inc. celebrated Read Across America Week on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, by unveiling a new reading oasis for students at Forest Hill Elementary School.

Wells Fargo Donated $444 Million to 11,000 Nonprofits in 2018

Giving builds on increasing philanthropy over 25 years, addresses community issues around affordable housing, small businesses, education, sustainability
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Freeport-McMoRan United Way Campaign Tops $9.8 Million

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Freeport-McMoRan employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging $3.5 million in 2018, which raised a record-setting $9.8 million with the company match program for United Ways across the U.S.

Funds go to support hundreds of health and human service agencies providing critical programs and services in the areas of education, financial stability and health.

Ingersoll Rand Receives United Way “Spirit of North Carolina Award” for Citizenship Efforts in Central Carolina

Award honors campaign excellence, employee volunteerism and $1.4 million donation to address critical hunger, housing and shelter needs
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February 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, received the “Spirit of North Carolina” award in recognition of its excellence in conducting a United Way campaign, philanthropic culture and community partnership. The award honors Ingersoll Rand’s 2018 campaign that included a donation of $1.4 million to the United Way of Central Carolinas and employee volunteerism to address the most critical community needs- hunger, housing and shelter.

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