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Life Sciences Cares & Biogen Foundation Help Launch Food for Free's Just Eats Program

$170,000 grants will fill critical gap for 3,000 food insecure families in Greater Boston via Food For Free’s new grocery box program
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Cambridge, Mass., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Life Science Cares Boston and the Biogen Foundation have teamed up as inaugural sponsors of Food For Free’s new Just Eats Grocery Box program, a $170,000 effort to reduce food insecurity for 3,000 area families, starting this month. To launch Just Eats, Life Science Cares, the life science industry platform for giving back, has committed $50,000, and the Biogen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cambridge-based neuroscience pioneer Biogen Inc.

VinaCapital Foundation Launches Disaster Relief Activities For The Our Hearts To Central Vietnam Campaign In Nam Tra My District, Quang Nam Province

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VinaCapital Foundation (VCF) announced the launch of disaster relief activities of “Our Hearts to Central Vietnam” Campaign in Nam Tra My district, Quang Nam province. The campaign’s main focuses in Nam Tra My district are to assist with the restoration of 10 battered rural commune healthcare centers and the district hospital, as well as to provide mobile healthcare clinics, water filtration systems, medical equipment and training for local health workers to support the local capacity to diagnose and treat the overwhelming number of ill and injured people.

Quotes: Global Citizen Launches a 'Recovery Plan for the World' - a Campaign to End COVID-19 for All and Kickstart a Global Recovery

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NEW YORK, Genève, Switzerland | Brussels, Belgium – February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International advocacy organization Global Citizen today launched a Recovery Plan for the World - a campaign to end COVID-19 for all and kickstart a global recovery. The Recovery Plan for the World is a year-long campaign and series of events that aims to: 1) end COVID-19 for all; 2) end the hunger crisis; 3) resume learning everywhere; 4) protect the planet; and 5) advance equity for all.

Global Citizen Launches a 'Recovery Plan for the World' - a Campaign to End COVID-19 for All and Kickstart a Global Recovery

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– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All  –

 – Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort  –

– In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’ –  

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

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– With the Support of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and the World Health Organization ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Campaign to Mobilize Citizens, Corporations, Governments, Philanthropists and Artists to Help End COVID-19; Curb the Hunger Crisis; Resume Learning Everywhere; Protect the Planet; and Promote Equity for All  –

 – Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Femi Kuti, H.E.R., Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, Jonas Brothers, Lang Lang, Lars Ulrich, Miley Cyrus, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rachel Brosnahan, SuperM, Usher and Yemi Alade Join to Support the ‘Recovery Plan for the World’ Effort  –

– In Partnership with Teneo, Year-Long Campaign Includes Multiple Major Global Events, Including ‘Global Citizen LIVE’ and ‘Global Citizen at the G20 Summit’ –  

– Global Partners Citi, Cisco, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and Campaign Partners WW International, to Activate Global Citizens and Engage the Private Sector to Help Achieve the Recovery Plan for the World –

Caring for Communities in the Time of COVID

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Throughout COVID-19, PNC has doubled down on its efforts to support employees, customers, and communities. To talk about the company’s rapid, human-centric response to the pandemic, we welcomed back to the show Sally McCrady, President and Chair of the PNC Foundation and Director of PNC Community Affairs.

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New Partnership Tackles Food Insecurity in North Minneapolis

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UnitedHealth Group continued its commitment to rebuilding the health of the Twin Cities and addressing health equity through a new partnership with the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ). As part of the partnership, UnitedHealth Group will provide a $1 million grant to NAZ to fund the Northside Partners for Food Delivery Program.

Celebrating the Alexion Charitable Foundation One Year Anniversary

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The Alexion Charitable Foundation (ACF), launched by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in February 2020, marks its first anniversary this month in tandem with the celebration of Rare Disease Day. The Foundation was established with the mission to offer promise and cultivate a sense of belonging, particularly for people affected by a rare disease. This article marks the major milestones made toward that purpose in year one and highlights the work of several unique grantees funded by the Foundation.

ON Semiconductor and the ON Semiconductor Foundation Empower Students to own their Economic Success with the Help of Junior Achievement of Arizona

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For 64 years, Junior Achievement of Arizona (JA) has been preparing kids in K-12 to succeed in work and life by giving them the skills needed to manage their money, succeed in their careers and think entrepreneurially. Since its founding, JA has served more than three million students, 65% of whom currently come from low-income households. Moreover, their annual base of 8,000 volunteers serve as mentors to guide the kids down the right path in life.

Xylem And Planet Water Foundation Provide More Than One Million People with Clean Water and Hygiene Education

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Xylem, a leading global water technology company, began partnering with Planet Water Foundation ten years ago. With a shared mission of creating stability and equity for communities that lack access to clean water, it was clear from the beginning that Planet Water would be an ideal partner. Over the last decade, the partnership has provided more than one million people with access to safe, reliable drinking water and hygiene education. The one million milestone was achieved in November 2020 and was met with great excitement!

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Interview with Vivienne Boucherat

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Visual artist Vivienne Boucherat has donated ten signed copies of her picture book of stunning mixed media, Know Your Crazy, to Whole Planet Foundation’s March 7-8 event honoring women entrepreneurs.

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