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Fifth Third Exceeds Five-Year Community Commitment, Achieves $41.6 Billion in Support Against $32 Billion Goal

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CINCINNATI, April 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, today reports that it has exceeded the financial goal of the five-year Community Commitment it made in 2016. Fifth Third has delivered $41.6 billion in lending and investments, 130% of the $32 billion target* it announced with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, together with more than 145 community signatories throughout its footprint.

Team Depot Tornado Relief Efforts Underway

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On Friday, March 26, Georgia experienced the strongest tornado it had seen in almost a decade. An EF-4 tornado hit Coweta County with 170-mph winds and severely impacted the city of Newnan. 

In response, Team Depot, the company’s associate volunteer force, took immediate action to assist with relief efforts. More than 200 disaster relief kits were packed on Friday with critical items like N95 masks, paper towels and gloves. Team Depot volunteers delivered them the next day to impacted homeowners and local first responders.

ON Semiconductor Supports Constanța Hospital's NICU in Romania

Written By: Ruxandra Nan, vice president, Unu și Unu Association and Cassandra Savel, corporate social responsibility associate analyst at ON Semiconductor
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According to the World Health Organization, an estimated one in 10 babies, or 50 million worldwide, are born prematurely every year before 37 weeks of pregnancy are completed. These babies face a higher risk of complications and lower rates of survival, thus requiring optimal use of technology and specialized care to make it past the difficult first days and weeks of their lives.

$200,000 Grant From KeyBank Will Help People With Disabilities Use Art to Express Themselves

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Expressing yourself is not always easy. Sometimes, it can be hard to find the right words, paint the right picture or sing the right note. For people living with disabilities, expressing themselves can be even more of a challenge. A program in Jamestown, NY that has long helped people living with disabilities use art for expressing will grow further, thanks to a $200,000 grant from KeyBank, in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation.

SAIC Joins Border Patrol Foundation Partnership

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The Border Patrol Foundation (BPF) is pleased to announce that SAIC has become a national partner of the foundation. The BPF honors the memory of fallen U.S. Border Patrol agents and provides support and financial resources to their families.

Duke Energy Donates Nearly $35,000 to Community and Environmental Programs in Oklahoma

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy Foundation has awarded nearly $35,000 in grants through its Duke Energy Renewables fund to schools, community enrichment programs and wildlife rescue organizations in Kay County, Washington County and Payne County, Okla.

Goodyear South Asia Tyres Partners with Environmentalist Foundation of India to Restore Shenpunji Lake in Aurangabad, Maharashtra

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Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Goodyear South Asia Tyres Private Limited, as part of Goodyear’s Better Future CSR framework, is supporting community-based scientific restoration of Shenpunji Lake in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The aim of the project is to adopt, scientifically revive and ecologically restore Shenpunji Lake. 

Making Playtime Electrifying

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Electricity drives modern society. However, it’s so embedded into our everyday lives that young people often take electricity for granted and pay no attention to the science behind power generation.

Learning about electricity doesn’t have to be boring. Imagine if there was a fun and insightful way to find out about the power journey – from generation to transmission, distribution, and use of electricity…

Continue reading on CLP Innofinity

 

From Cisco Live to Networking Academy: A Donation of Pi-Top Laptops Engages Students at a Tribal College

Press Release

April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Every year at our annual Cisco Live customer event, attendees can participate in a hands-on social impact activity that benefits the local community. This wasn’t possible when Cisco Live went virtual in 2020, but we were still able to make an impact by donating 1,000 pi-top laptop kits to Cisco Networking Academy partners across the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

Innovative Partnership Expands Affordable Housing to Address Veteran Homelessness

Expanding affordable housing to address homelessness in partnership with Community Solutions
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March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - For nearly a decade, The Home Depot Foundation has partnered with Community Solutions, an organization committed to ending homelessness through data-driven, innovative methods, to help solve veteran homelessness in communities across the nation. Recently, Community Solutions announced the purchase of a new 132-unit apartment building to provide affordable housing for veterans experiencing homelessness in Atlanta.  

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