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CVS Health and Discovery Education Team Up for Substance Misuse Prevention Day of Learning During Red Ribbon Week

No-cost Drug Misuse Prevention Resources Designed for Virtual or In-Person Learning
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WOONSOCKET, RI and SILVER SPRINGS, MD, Monday, October 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Discovery Education are coming together to present a Day of Learning on October 27, 2020. This event occurs during Red Ribbon Week, the largest drug-use prevention campaign in the nation, and will debut to communities across the United States the newly announced Dose of Knowledge digital education resources.

100+ Advocates Join the Poverty is Unnecessary Project 2020

City of Austin, Texas Proclaims October 25th, 2020 as Poverty is Unnecessary Day
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The Whole Planet Foundation Poverty Is Unnecessary Project includes Poverty Is Unnecessary Fund members donating $25,000 each to alleviate global poverty and culminates in the Poverty Is Unnecessary Online Auction & Celebration on October 25th.  This year, the online event marks 15 years of this work by Whole Planet Foundation and its passionate su

Virtual Event Gathers Industry Experts for Collaboration on Ethics and Sustainability in Gold and Diamond Enterprise, and Honors Anisa Kamadoli Costa With Its Award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry

IAC continues to celebrate the 10th anniversary year of its International Gold Conference in October with the virtual presentation of its award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry, and panels exploring the evolution of responsible practices.
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October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The more one travels in realms of gold and diamonds, the more one is confronted by urgent challenges. Initiatives in Art and Culture’s (IAC) 2020 international gold and diamond virtual series “All That Glitters,” has taken, as points of departure, such challenges faced at all points on the continuum.

Republic Services, Rebuilding Together Select $1 Million in Small Business Revitalization Projects

Committed to Serve grants will support critical repairs and renovations to help locally owned businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic
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PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Nine local affiliates of Rebuilding Together will receive a total of $1 million in grants from the Republic Services Charitable Foundation to help revitalize locally owned small businesses that have been disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is part of Republic Services' Committed to Serve initiative, which was launched this spring to help support the Company's employees, customers and communities through the pandemic.

Building the Business Case for Technology

How to make your pitch pitch-perfect
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Your company is ready to embrace purpose. Now making the investment in the tools and technology you’ll need to support that journey is the next step.

Join Benevity on Oct. 29th for part two in a two-part webinar series*, and hear how purpose-driven companies RBC and Toyota North America successfully built the business case to adopt corporate purpose technology, proving that it’s a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have.

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National Urban League Launches Black Restaurant Accelerator Program Powered by $10 Million Grant from PepsiCo Foundation

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The National Urban League and PepsiCo joined forces to create the Black Restaurant Accelerator, which will boost approximately 500 Black-owned businesses over the next five years. The PepsiCo Foundation is providing a $10 million grant to fund the program, which will provide current and aspiring Black restaurateurs with access to capital, training, mentorship and other support services that are necessary for business success.

Mobilizing Our Resources: Partnering With Arbor Day Foundation for Community Resilience

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At International Paper, we mobilize our people, products and resources to address critical needs in our community. See how our support of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Tree Recovery Program is making a difference in the lives of disaster victims in Orange, Texas.

(Note: video footage from 2019 and earlier)

Click here to learn more about community engagement at International Paper. 

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How Panasonic Is Working With the IOC to Support the Next Generation of Inspirational Leaders

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Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic has supported the IOC’s Young Leaders Programme since 2017, giving young people around the world the chance to make a positive impact in their communities.

Double Play: T‑Mobile Increases Donations for MLB World Series Support for Little League

Parents and coaches share stories of how the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program helps kids in need.
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By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories

“As a single parent, I don’t get these opportunities very often for my son, but thanks to this program he was able to have the best summer of his life,” said Joanna Brown, a Little League parent from Ketchikan, Alaska.

Baseball, Softball and 5G for All. T-Mobile Turns Up Donations for Little League® During the World Series

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  • What's the news: The Un-carrier is increasing its support of families in need, donating $10,000 per home run during the World Series to help cover Little League registration fees. And, when you text “LittleLeague” to 313131, T-Mobile will donate $5 per text to support a kid in your area, up to an additional $2 million. Plus, T-Mobile is giving away five 5G smartphones every 5th inning during the series.
  • Why it matters: Little League is where many kids across the country first experience teamwork and learn the true meaning of sportsmanship … and thanks to these donations, thousands more will be able to play who otherwise couldn’t afford it.
  • Who it's for: Little Leaguers® with big league dreams. 
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  • What's the news: The Un-carrier is increasing its support of families in need, donating $10,000 per home run during the World Series to help cover Little League registration fees. And, when you text “LittleLeague” to 313131, T-Mobile will donate $5 per text to support a kid in your area, up to an additional $2 million. Plus, T-Mobile is giving away five 5G smartphones every 5th inning during the series.
  • Why it matters: Little League is where many kids across the country first experience teamwork and learn the true meaning of sportsmanship … and thanks to these donations, thousands more will be able to play who otherwise couldn’t afford it.
  • Who it's for: Little Leaguers® with big league dreams. 

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