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Saturday Volunteer Event Caps Three-Year 'Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives' CITGO/Rebuilding Together Partnership

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Saturday, April 17 marks the culmination of the three-year Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives charitable partnership between CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston. Appropriately, TeamCITGO volunteers will gather to repaint a local residence in the Independence Heights community.

Launched to help Houston-area communities in need recover from 2017's Hurricane Harvey, the program has done enormous good in the community, supporting the renovation of more than 186 homes for those in need in the Independence Heights community and surrounding areas.

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 12 Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grants up to $15,000 Each to Advance Local Food System

The $167,970 Investment in Local Initiatives Spans All Five Wards
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NEWARK, N.J., April 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that 12 locally led nonprofit organizations in Newark have been awarded up to $15,000 each through the annual Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant.

Rockwell Automation's Becky House Shares How the Pandemic Sparked a Renewed Focus to Help Working Families

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Becky House, Rockwell Automation’s senior vice president and chief people and legal officer, shares how balancing work and family life during the pandemic drove her and her team at Rockwell to find creative ways to help working families cope.

Read more here.

Helping Schools in Houston Create Outdoor Learning Spaces

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To support local communities, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation leads initiatives to give back and support our neighborhoods. Launched in 2018, the National Neighborhood Promise® program provides funding, in-kind products and services, and volunteer opportunities to select nonprofit organizations leading neighborhood revitalization projects across the

Retool Your School: Meet the 2021 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Grant Winners

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For the 12th year of Retool Your School, The Home Depot is doubling its commitment to $1 million and tripling its impact. This year, 30 campus improvement projects will be funded at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) – the most projects to be completed in one year through the program. Tougaloo College, one of the top performers this season, took first place in Cluster 3 and earned the Campaign of the Year award, winning a total of $120,000 from Retool Your School.  

T-Mobile Hometown Spotlight: The Brownwood, Texas Retail Team

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T-Mobile recently announced T-Mobile Hometown, with new services and investments meant to create thousands of jobs, bring billions in new investments and much needed internet connectivity — including 5G — to rural communities.

Merck Expands Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative to 20th Community-Led Project Advancing Maternal Health Equity During Black Maternal Health Week

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Merck known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has announced the funding support of its 20th community-based project in the Safer Childbirth Cities initiative aimed at fostering solutions that will help U.S. cities become safer, more equitable places to give birth. The expansion of the program, launched by Merck for Mothers, Merck’s global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die giving life, comes at an important moment during Black Maternal Health Week occurring April 11 – 17, 2021.

National Park Foundation and Partners Share Commitment to Helping Parks Reach Their Fullest Potential

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WASHINGTON – A new year is an opportunity to think about what impact you want to make in the months to come. For the National Park Foundation, National Park Week presents another meaningful moment to reflect on what we make possible for the national parks community and what more we hope to do for parks and people.

As such, in honor of National Park Week 2021, the National Park Foundation is celebrating our successes and sharing our goals in support of national parks.

Arrow Electronics Sponsors Girls in Science Event

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DENVER, April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics supported Girls in Science, an annual forum hosted by the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and KCNC-TV (CBS4 Denver), offering third- through eighth-grade girls the chance to explore career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Scotiabank Targets $10 Billion Commitment in Support of Affordable Housing in Canada

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TORONTO, April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced that it is the first large financial institution in Canada to align with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to transform housing affordability across the country. Scotiabank plans to mobilize $10 billion over the next ten years in support of CMHC's aspiration – that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home they can afford and that meets their needs.  

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