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National Ski Patrol and Subaru Celebrate 25th Year of Partnership

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CAMDEN, NJ – October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) and the National Ski Patrol (NSP) today announced they have renewed their partnership for another two years. Subaru is the official vehicle of the National Ski Patrol and this year marks the 25th anniversary of the partnership.

LG Celebrates 'Energy Star Day' with Efficiency Upgrades for Deserving Families

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA Partners with Lowe’s, Rebuilding Together in Charlotte
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Commemorating “ENERGY STAR® Day” 2020, LG Electronics USA joined forces with Lowe’s and Rebuilding Together to help local families “save today, save tomorrow and save for good” with energy efficiency upgrades using ENERGY STAR certified LG home appliances. 

Putting Purpose into Action: Adding Value to Society

What if healthcare innovations could heal beyond the hospital and change communities?
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In fiscal year 2020 (FY20), we were powered by our purpose—proving that an enduring Mission can inspire new thinking and innovative ways to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend lives.

In the last year, we invested $2.3 billion in research and development and ran more than 270 clinical studies to engineer and test meaningful innovations that will make a difference to patients and healthcare systems globally. Our investment fuels a product pipeline that impacts more than two patients every second.

The 2020 Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit: The Intersection of Youth Homelessness and COVID-19

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The events of 2020 have affected us all. For youth experiencing homelessness, the global pandemic has made already-difficult circumstances even more challenging. The fourth annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit, from Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Sands, is addressing these issues head-on. Arash Ghafoori, NPHY executive director, shared thoughts on the intersection of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis of youth homelessness.

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The events of 2020 have affected us all. For youth experiencing homelessness, the global pandemic has made already-difficult circumstances even more challenging. The fourth annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit, from Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Sands, is addressing these issues head-on. Arash Ghafoori, NPHY executive director, shared thoughts on the intersection of the current COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis of youth homelessness.

Amid Devastating Forest Fires, One Trillion Trees Movement Puts Down U.S. Roots

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By Heather Clancy

This week marks the launch of the first regional chapter of the ambitious global movement to conserve, manage, restore and grow 1 trillion trees — a natural climate solution seen as critical for helping draw down the earth's carbon debt, and an idea that has been spreading like wildfire since it was planted in January in Davos, Switzerland.

COVID-19 Offers the Healthcare Sector an Opportunity to Address Racial Disparities — and Reclaim Trust

Words by Mary Mazzoni
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(The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for the healthcare sector to address longstanding racial disparities and begin to rebuild trust in historically underserved communities, experts say.) 

Truist Foundation Supports TreesCharlotte, Planting Trees at Local Schools

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Originally posted in TreesCharlotte's "The Leaflet - Fall 2020"

As the COVID-19 rains kicked in last spring, Truist Financial Corporation threw TreesCharlotte one heck of a life preserver: a surprise gift of $20,850 to salvage the end of our season. 

When the N.C. governor enacted shelter-in-place restrictions in March, TreesCharlotte had three major events stranded on the calendar: a pair of 200- plus tree plantings at Mallard Creek High and Parkside Elementary and the final Citywide TreeStore with nearly 1,000 trees to give away. 

CVS Health and Discovery Education Team Up for Substance Misuse Prevention Day of Learning During Red Ribbon Week

No-cost Drug Misuse Prevention Resources Designed for Virtual or In-Person Learning
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WOONSOCKET, RI and SILVER SPRINGS, MD, Monday, October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Discovery Education are coming together to present a Day of Learning on October 27, 2020. This event occurs during Red Ribbon Week, the largest drug-use prevention campaign in the nation, and will debut to communities across the United States the newly announced Dose of Knowledge digital education resources.

100+ Advocates Join the Poverty is Unnecessary Project 2020

City of Austin, Texas Proclaims October 25th, 2020 as Poverty is Unnecessary Day
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The Whole Planet Foundation Poverty Is Unnecessary Project includes Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund members donating $25,000 each to alleviate global poverty and culminates in the Poverty Is Unnecessary Online Auction & Celebration on October 25th.  This year, the online event marks 15 years of this work by Whole Planet Foundation and its passionate su

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