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Let's Talk Safe Tech

Have you had The Talk?
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When I was 13, my parents and I had the talk. No not that talk. I finally had my very own Facebook page, and we needed to have a talk about how to stay safe online. Some pointers included not accepting friend requests from strangers, reporting anything suspicious and, of course, no chatting with boys. This used to be the extent of cyber safety talk in my household and many other households across the world, but times have changed.

ON Semiconductor Demonstrates Kindness in Action

Written by: Cassandra Savel, CSR Intern
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At ON Semiconductor, we are committed to philanthropy by inspiring good deeds and funding community impact projects through our corporate social responsibility program. An integral driver of this commitment comes from a dedication to kindness in all of its forms.

Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
Press Release

February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 60 Community First Grants to Help Grow Local Food Systems

Whole Foods Market Team Members Nominate and Partner With Nonprofits to Improve Neighborhood Health, Including First Grantee in Canada
Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that 60 Community First Grants will be awarded this winter to nonprofit organizations in the U.S., and for the first time, in Canada. 

EcoRise Teams Up with MetLife Foundation to Bring Eco-Literacy Program to New Jersey Classrooms

Students will become sustainability change-makers through curricula, educator training, and a Student Innovation Fund.
Press Release

NEW JERSEY, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and MetLife Foundation have joined forces to deliver a new education program to 20 New Jersey educators at no cost to teachers, schools, or school districts. The Sustainable Intelligence Program includes leading-edge sustainability curricula, professional development for educators, and access to classroom micro-grants for student-driven sustainability projects.

Impact Makers: Xcel Energy Foundation

Creating Process Efficiencies to Fuel Greater Impact for Local Communities
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The Xcel Energy Foundation oversees all charitable activities and sponsors the volunteer programs of Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries. Xcel Energy is a utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. 

Subaru of America Helps Find Homes for Pets in Need at 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Automaker Hosts Pet Adoption Events with Partner Shelters in Greater Chicago Area
Press Release

CAMDEN, N.J. – February 6, 2020 – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will continue its mission to unite pets with loving homes by hosting adoption events during the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. From February 8 – 17, attendees are invited to the Subaru exhibit inside the McCormick Place Convention Center to interact with shelter pets in their community and potentially adopt and take one home. 

Foundation Awards 24 National Neighborhood Promise® Grants for 2020

Republic Services Charitable Foundation partners with local nonprofits to support critical neighborhood revitalization projects
Press Release

PHOENIX, February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The Republic Services Charitable Foundation announced today that it has awarded 24 National Neighborhood Promise® grants for 2020, which will fund neighborhood revitalization projects around the country in areas where Republic Services customers and employees live and work. Projects include renovations to local schools and community centers that provide healthy and safe spaces for youth, home repairs for veterans and seniors, and beautification efforts including landscaping and garden beds in public spaces.

Sands Cares Accelerator Graduates First Nonprofit

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By Bailey Schulz Las Vegas Review-Journal

Three years after it first launched, the Sands Cares Accelerator celebrated its first graduating nonprofit organization Wednesday.

The Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to help children in underserved communities get off the streets and into college, joined Las Vegas Sands Corp.’s three-year mentorship program in 2017.

ON Semiconductor Supports Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year

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At ON Semiconductor, we are committed to serving the needs of communities through the investment of resources and through a recent grant, we were able to support the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF). AEF’s mission is to administer programs that identify, develop and celebrate excellence in grades Pre-K through 12th in Arizona’s public education through business and community partnerships.

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