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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. 

Atlanta Creative Scene Thriving at Cam Kirk Studios, With a Little Help From PayPal

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The Atlanta art scene wouldn’t be the same without Cam Kirk Studios. Named after owner and professional photographer Cameron “Cam Kirk” Kirkland, the studio opened three years ago as a space for creatives of all levels to sharpen their skills and conduct business.

How Innovation Drives Social Impact

Herbalife Nutrition uses innovation to evolve their CSR initiatives
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Innovation is a key driver for success and a critical component of our multi-disciplinary approach to tackle the global challenges of hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition through Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative. These challenges are systemic, complex problems with many interdependencies, and much hope is being placed on innovation to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals that aim for significant social impact.

Comcast Offers Thousands of Grants, Equipment, Marketing and Tech Resources to Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID

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NEW YORK, October 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today launched Comcast RISE, an initiative created to help strengthen and empower small businesses hard hit by COVID-19. The Comcast RISE program will help thousands of small businesses over the next three years.

The multi-faceted program offers grants, marketing and technology upgrades, including media campaigns and connectivity, computer and voice equipment, as well as free marketing insights to all applicants.

Northern Trust: Giving Our Time and Talents

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Community engagement is an important part of Northern Trust's culture. Through our volunteer programs, our employees listen, learn and work closely with our communities to address their specific needs.

Our annual volunteering initiative looks different this year, but our commitment to serving our communities remains constant.

Bridging Racial Inequities With an HBCU Education

Publicly supported HBCUs—TMCF’s member-schools—are the vehicle to change racial inequity.
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This year has been historic in so many ways – a global pandemic, social unrest, and increased awareness of racial inequities and injustice. Many Americans want to help, but do not know what to do. Many have taken to the streets to join protests, but once those demonstrations are over, what will change? Where will opportunity emerge?

Subaru Share the Love® Event Takes on 2020 for Its Thirteenth Consecutive Year

Automaker Announces Return of Longtime National Charity Partners, Including the ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals on Wheels America and National Park Foundation
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Camden, NJ, October 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the return of its annual Subaru Share the Love® Event in 2020. Thirteen years running, the 2020 Share the Love Event will mark the fifth consecutive year there will be no cap placed on the total donation from Subaru of America, Inc. to its Share the Love Event charitable partners.

How KFC U.S., Taco Bell U.S. and the Habit Burger Grill Turned Spare Change Into More Than $30 Million for Charity

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This is a story of how the donation of a few pennies led to millions of dollars in college scholarships, education grants, food for hungry children, gas cards and even natural disaster relief.

It all has to do with scale. A few pennies alone won’t buy much, but when a 20-cent donation is multiplied by thousands of restaurants across the United States, the give-back potential proves enormous — especially when the act, known as “checkout charity,” is executed by the world’s largest restaurant company.

FedEx Distributes $1 Million #SupportSmall Grants to Entrepreneurs

Initiative to Assist Small Businesses Financially Impacted by COVID-19
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) recently announced the completion of the company’s #SupportSmall Grants program. Two-hundred business owners were chosen out of almost 50,0000 applications to receive a $5,000 check as well as a $500 credit for FedEx Office® print and business services to help support their small business during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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