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Waste Management Hero Driver Visits the White House

Nonprofit founded to support homeless, families along collection route
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On August 13, Waste Management driver Arnold Harvey, alongside his wife, Theresa, visited the White House to meet with Jonathan Greenblatt, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation.

LG Co-Hosts Washington Electronics Recycling Event

July 19 Event at RFK Stadium Co-Sponsored by LG Electronics USA, Consumer Electronics Association, Safe Kids Worldwide, Vintage Tech Recyclers
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WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - RFK Stadium is the setting on July 19 where residents can responsibly recycle outdated, unused and older electronics products, including TVs, monitors, cell phones and more. Co-sponsored by LG Electronics USA, Vintage Tech Recyclers, the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and Safe Kids Worldwide, this service is free-of-charge for Washington-area residents.

PYXERA Global Hosts Reception Sponsored by EY

Honors Public, Private, and Social Sector Leaders Committed to Shared Value and Partnership
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WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global proudly announces a reception on April 7, 2014, from 5 to 7 pm at The Source at The Newseum in Washington, DC.  The reception, generously sponsored by EY, will follow this year’s Public-Private Partnership Forum on Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets, broadcast live from the Knight Studio at the Newseum, which will feature a series of conversations between senior public, private, and social sector leaders who will address the ways in which cross-sector interests

DC Innovators Host Inaugural MLK Pro Bono Dream Lab

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WASHINGTON, D.C., Janaury 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On January 20, 2014, during the annual MLK Day of Service, the MLK Pro Bono Dream Lab will convene nonprofit organizations and community members in Washington, DC to continue advancing Dr. King's dream.  Organized by DC Social Innovation Project, IMPACT, and Taproot Foundation DC, the MLK Pro Bono Dream Lab will bring together skilled volunteers, community members, and local organizations for a day of impact through pro bono service.

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray Honors Verizon for Its Commitment to the Hispanic Community

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The District of Columbia Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs hosts a yearly tribute to leaders in the Latino community. 

During this year’s “Noche Cultural” at the GALA Hispanic Theater, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray honored Verizon for supporting the Hispanic community in the District of Columbia through partnerships with various local agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Nonprofits in the Nation’s Capital Combat Domestic Violence Against Youth and Adults, With Funding From the Verizon Foundation

Nonprofits in the Nation’s Capital Combat Domestic Violence Against Youth and Adults, With Funding From the Verizon Foundation
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D.C. Councilmember Anita Bonds and Verizon Join in Special Ceremony for Groups as Survivors Share Their Stories, Tell How Nonprofits Change Lives

WASHINGTON, November 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In an effort to raise awareness, Verizon and D.C. Councilmember Anita Bonds on Wednesday (Nov. 13) honored several Washington-area nonprofits working to prevent abuse against youth and adults and announced Verizon Foundation grants to aid in the effort.

Applebee’s Joins The Mission Continues to Kick Off Washington, D.C., Service Platoon

Service Project Supports Local Veterans in Their Mission to Fight Hunger
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Kansas City, Mo. (Oct. 28, 2013) – Applebee’s restaurants marked the start of their national partnership with The Mission Continues, a national veterans service organization, by joining military veterans from The Mission Continues’ Washington, D.C., Service Platoon with a service project in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Taproot Foundation DC Launches First Annual Pro Bono Week

Taproot Foundation DC offering $100,000 in pro bono marketing expertise to area nonprofits October 20-26, 2013
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October 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pro Bono Week is a global celebration of the people who volunteer their professional expertise in marketing, legal services, HR, strategy and IT to support nonprofits.  Inspired by the American Bar Association, Taproot Foundation works with partners around the globe to focus attention on the pro bono movement each year in the third week of October.

"Kitchen Crashing" at N Street Village

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Community is something near and dear to our hearts. One of our many fulfilling outreach partnerships is with the amazing people at N Street Village, which provides shelter, food and rehabilitation services to homeless women in the Northwest D.C. area.

Alaska Airlines is Most Fuel-Efficient U.S. Carrier

Report by International Council on Clean Transportation is first to quantify airline fuel performance
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SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is ranked No. 1 in fuel efficiency in a report released today by the International Council on Clean Transportation, a nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C. The ICCT study is the first to quantify fuel performance for U.S. airlines.

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