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SunTrust Foundations Award $3 Million to Atlanta Police Foundation

Grants support the youth crime diversion program by opening an At-Promise Center
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ATLANTA, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The SunTrust Foundation and SunTrust Trusteed Foundations announced today they awarded $3 million in grants to the Atlanta Police Foundation (APF). The SunTrust Trusteed Foundations include the Florence C. and Harry L. English Memorial Fund, the Walter H. and Marjory M. Rich Memorial Fund and the Nell Warren Elkin and William Simpson Elkin Foundation. This funding will support APF’s youth crime diversion program, the At-Promise Initiative, by opening an At-Promise Center on Campbellton Road in Southwest Atlanta. 

Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Head Start Association Welcome Applications for Gro More Good Garden Grants

Program aims to connect one million Head Start children to garden education, fresh food each year
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Too many children and families living in at-risk communities don’t have access to enough fresh, healthy food. And far too many of them have never had the opportunity to see, taste or eat some of the garden’s best-tasting, good-for-you produce.

Studies show that many children from at-risk backgrounds don’t have access to fresh produce on a daily basis. However, research also shows that children who grow fresh food eat more fresh food and are healthier as a result. 

Comerica Bank and Detroit Lions Team Up to Empower Metro Detroit Youth

Winning Futures benefits from every Lions first down at Ford Field in 2019
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DETROIT, MI, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ –With each Detroit Lions first down gained this season at Ford Field, Comerica Bank will aid Winning Futures and the empowerment organization’s mission to prepare youth in metro Detroit for the workforce.

Aflac "Goes Gold" for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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#GoGold with Aflac this #ChildhoodCancerAwarenessMonth for kids facing this terrible disease. From giving My Special Aflac Duck® to more than 5,000 children so far to donating over $136 million toward the cause, Aflac is dedicated to these young heroes.

Follow Aflac on Facebook and share who you're going gold for.

Tetra Tech Hosts Backpack Giveaway and Back to School BBQ for Camp Fire Victims

Providing school supplies and joy for the community of Paradise, California, to kick off a new school year
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Tetra Tech is supporting the town of Paradise, California, to rebuild after the town was destroyed by fire, providing both technical support and charitable outreach.

ON Semiconductor Integrates Philanthropy Into Their Corporate Culture

by Jackie Terry, CSR Program Manager
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This month, our blog stories will focus on our commitment to corporate social responsibility and how we give back to local communities we serve by awarding quarterly grants to non-profits and schools as well as doubling the impact of employee donations by matching contributions. We also encourage employees to volunteer at organizations of their liking on company time and also regularly organize volunteer activities for them.

FCA Foundation Sponsors Free General Admission to the Michigan Science Center in Celebration of Smithsonian Museum Day

Sept. 21 event represents commitment to access, equality and inclusion
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DETROIT, September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The FCA Foundation, the charitable foundation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, will sponsor free general admission to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) Saturday, September 21 in recognition of Smithsonian Museum Day, an annual celebration of boundless

Wells Fargo Donates $600,000 for Revitalization Efforts in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to nonprofits serving the local community
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LOS ANGELES, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $600,000 in donations to local nonprofits to support housing, education and neighborhood revitalization for Los Angeles residents.

Timberland Commits to Plant 50 Million Trees over Next Five Years

Company launches “Nature Needs Heroes” campaign to empower global community to be champions for the planet
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – STRATHAM, N.H., September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a new commitment to plant 50 million trees around the world by 2025 as part of its pursuit of a greener future. This bold goal builds on Timberland’s longstanding commitment to make products responsibly, strengthen communities, and protect and enhance the outdoors. One key area of focus has been tree planting; since 2001, the brand has planted more than 10 million trees worldwide.

Responding to the Bigger Picture: Telstra’s 2019 Sustainability Report

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September 12, 2019 — Telstra has released its Bigger Picture 2019 Sustainability Report, detailing the company’s progress in implementing its Sustainability Strategy – aimed at helping everyone to thrive in a digital world – and in responding to the issues that matter most to its stakeholders.

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