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Boeing has been named as the first foundational partner of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus in Alexandria, Virginia.
A $50 million, multiyear commitment from the company will help jump-start Virginia Tech’s effort to create the most diverse graduate technology campus in the United States. Boeing’s commitment will provide student scholarships, foster the recruitment of world-class faculty and researchers, and fund STEM pathway programs for underserved K-12 students looking to pursue a college degree and enter high-tech career sectors.
NYC Adoption & Family Services Non-Profit Supports Children Living in Orphanages Through Event
May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (Spence-Chapin) hosted its virtual event, A Granny’s Love: Supporting Children in Orphanages During COVID-19, which raised awareness around the challenges that children living in orphanages are currently facing, and how the Spence-Chapin Granny Program is helping children to overcome them. The event had more than 60 attendees and raised more than $60,000 to benefit children in institutionalized care.
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Rockwell Automation today announced a $40,000 donation to the United Way’s India COVID-19 Relief Fund.
“Our team members, business partners, communities and customers in India are deeply impacted by this wave of infections. Our hearts go out to all of them and their families during these dire times,” said Patricia Contreras, vice president, Public Affairs.
By Lauren Zanolli
New Orleans seems to hold more joy, and more sorrow, than its relatively small frame should allow. The city of 390,000 has an outsized place in the American heart and imagination. And if you’ve ever been there, it’s easy to understand why.
Credit Unions as a Catalyst for Social Justice
Dr. Mai Nguyen talks about the power of design thinking and how it’s being applied to financial institutions like credit unions to advance economic empowerment and social justice. Director of the Design Lab at UCSD and a Filene Research Institute Fellow, Mai has dedicated her career to addressing systemic discrimination and policies that create inequities in access to capital, housing, and more.
Around the world, COVID-19 has made many a bad situation worse. In doing so, it also showed the world where improvements in care can make the greatest difference.
For underserved and low-income communities facing the pandemic and a corresponding rate of diabetes and pre-diabetes, that's exactly the kind of bad-to-worse scenario that is an opportunity to make a real change.
Herbalife Nutrition and Feed the Children stand together to support the world's growing nutrition needs
The pandemic has impacted the world in ways no one could have imagined. Seemingly overnight, global supply chains were disrupted, businesses came to a standstill, and the population grappled with the most significant health crisis in a generation. The pandemic laid bare another global challenge – hunger.
Even under the best circumstances, logistics requires precision and adaptability to be successful. Factor in a cargo of live patient cells, and things become even more critical. A year ago in March, as the pandemic took hold across Europe, severe travel restrictions were implemented – increasing these challenges.
As America’s mental health crisis spirals and pounds particularly hard on Black and BIPOC communities, and members of Gen Z, more than 200 businesses and nonprofits are uniting for the inaugural Mental Health Action Day on Thursday, May 20. Their emphasis is on the word action.
PARIS, May 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The Sustainable Supply Chain Initiative (SSCI) has received a benchmark application under the SSCI’s Manufacturing and Processing scope from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI), the first step in awarding it SSCI recognition as meeting industry expectations for third-party social compliance programmes.
KeyBank Assists program supports students, teachers and local small businesses
KeyBank, the Official Retail Bank of UConn Men's Basketball, partnered with Husky Ticket Project to present "UConn Day" to the students of E.B Kennelly School in Hartford. KeyBank provided pizzas and ice cream to more than 400 students and 120 staff members, including 20 University of Connecticut Neag School of Education students completing their year-long teaching internships at Kennelly School. Conceived in 2018 to thank Kennelly School for the student teaching internships, UConn Day also drives awareness and excitement in Kennelly students for attending college someday.
The long-term partnership between GP and Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) has grown even stronger over the past year—a transformative year that children, parents and teachers will never forget. The very same pages of the history books that they are reading now will be totally different in the years to come. The pandemic has exposed systemic problems with our education system and have brought to the forefront the differences between the haves and have nots.
At FedEx, we’re committed to teaching acceptance and influencing a more inclusive society. To help build awareness of Autism Acceptance Month, we are proud to support organizations such as Social Motion Inc., a Houston based nonprofit, which helps educate and empower people with autism.
Social Motion Inc. provides the skills and support necessary to help young adults with autism thrive in the working world and lead more independent lives by offering an employment training program.
May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In connection to World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5, Tork, an Essity brand, is announcing that the award-winning Tork VR Clean Hands Training is now available for free on any device. This means that healthcare professionals can train on hand hygiene routines anywhere, at any time.