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Easterseals and the Abbott Fund Join Together to Advance Health Equity Through the Black Child Fund

Support for the Easterseals Black Child Fund Will Advance Early Identification and Interventions Among Black Children to Reduce Health Disparities Often Experienced in Early Childhood
Press Release

CHICAGO, February 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Abbott Fund, the foundation of the global healthcare company Abbott, is the first funder to support Easterseals' newly established Black Child Fund, with a $250,000 grant to advance health equity by addressing racial disparities in healthcare among young Black children with autism and other disabilities. The Easterseals Black Child Fund has been established to provide timely diagnosis and appropriate care to help address these longstanding disparities, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Starting 2021 on a Bright Note

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At the beginning of 2020, we set the intention to inspire others to take action by sharing stories of the many ways VMware Citizen Philanthropists choose to support their communities every day.

Free Produce Markets Build a Healthier Community in the Hilltop

By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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There’s no fence around Highland Youth Garden. And that decision was intentional. 

The community garden’s leaders want to make it clear that this garden is open to everyone, even if the surrounding neighborhood has one of the highest crime rates in Columbus, Ohio.

“In our 11 years operating on this site, we’ve never had a problem in the garden,” said Shelly Casto, Highland Youth Garden’s executive director. “People are inherently good. And they recognize what is good and what is healthy. That’s why this garden has thrived.”

The JetBlue Foundation 2020 Year in Review

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Early in the pandemic, as many school districts throughout the country shifted to virtual learning, issues such as the digital divide became apparent. The lack of access to technology especially in underserved communities became clear. The JetBlue Foundation and its Ambassadors quickly jumped into action to donate refurbished laptops to students in need so their STEM path wouldn’t be deterred.

Comcast RISE Awards 200 Black-Owned, Small Businesses Across Greater Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware With Marketing and Technology Resources and Makeovers

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Independent small businesses are the backbone of our communities, and right now, more than ever, small businesses are hurting. This is especially true for Black-owned businesses, who have been among the hardest hit by the pandemic, according to a recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Grants to Advance Housing Affordability Solutions

Mayors and nonprofits in Denver, Anchorage, Alaska, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Frankfort, Ky. receive top honors from CommunityWINS Grant Program
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON,  January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced 2020 CommunityWINS® grants to eight nonprofits to advance housing affordability solutions in local communities.

How a 'Hamburger' Can Help Alleviate Food Poverty

Multimedia with summary

When you hear the word ‘Hamburger’ the first thought that springs to mind is probably the ubiquitous fast-food snack. However, in Germany it can also mean something a lot more. It is a way of helping alleviate food poverty.

Strengthening Communities at the Roots

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As a national company with operations in 42 states, Republic Services is committed to the communities we serve and where our employees live, work, and play. 

Subaru of America, Inc. Continues Fight Against Hunger Providing 100 Million Meals* in Landmark Donation to Feeding America®

Following a Donation in 2020, Automaker Furthers Commitment to Hunger Relief Organization
Press Release

CAMDEN, N.J., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., joined by its two regional independent distributors, Subaru of New England and Subaru Distributors Corp., today announced its continued commitment to supporting people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic by helping provide an additional 100 million meals* to Feeding America®. This donation is double the automaker's April 2020 donation, in which they helped provide 50 million meals to the hunger-relief organization.

SAIC Establishes Charitable Foundation to Assist Employees in Need During COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

New organization will offer relief grants to provide a safety net for SAIC employees facing disaster-related emergencies
Press Release

RESTON, Va. /3BL Media/ - Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) announced the establishment of the SAIC Charitable Foundation, an IRS §501(c)(3) organization to assist employees and their dependents by providing emergency funds to assist them when financial hardships arise.

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