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Sodexo and Swipe Out Hunger Take Action to Combat Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Industry-leading program to fund Meal Swipe Banks at 13 campuses and provide more than 25,000 free meals annually
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Sodexo announced an industry-leading and first-of-its-kind pilot program to expand its partnership with Swipe Out Hunger – a leading national nonprofit group committed to reducing food insecurity on college campuses. The program will be piloted on 13 campuses and would establish a “Meal Swipe Bank” at each participating college or university for students in need.

October is #SubaruLovesPets Month

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According to the ASPCA®, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters each year. As part of our Subaru Loves Pets initiative, this October, Subaru and our retailers are partnering with local animal organizations to help our furry friends and improve their chances at finding a safe and loving home.

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Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s Address Affordable Housing Shortage One Community at a Time

National Building a Healthy Neighborhood initiative makes stop in Seattle to help neighbors rebuild and revitalize community
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WASHINGTON, October 25, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s kicked off the annual Building a Healthy Neighborhood program this week as hundreds of volunteers performed critical home repairs and expanded an urban community garden in Seattle’s historic Central District. The partners’ next stops include community projects in Atlanta, Ga. and Houston, Texas in early November. 

Whole Kids Foundation Raises $5.6 Million to Improve Children’s Nutrition

Campaign funds grants for salad bars, school gardens and educational beehives to reach 655,000 kids and provide health and wellness education for 7,500 teachers
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AUSTIN, Texas, October 29, 2019 /3BL Media/—Whole Kids Foundation announced today that $5.6 million was raised through its annual Growing Healthy Kids campaign at Whole Foods Market stores that will fund K–12 school programs in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. that change the way we feed our kids. The funds raised include a $1 million customer donation match by Whole Foods Market. 

CITGO and Discovery Education Introduce the CITGO Fueling Education™ Student Challenge

Students in grades 5-8 invited to identify local issues and develop solutions created to make a world of difference in their community
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Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, announce the opening of the CITGO Fueling Education Student Challenge.

Discovery Education & Corporate Program Partners Recognize Red Ribbon Week with New Resources to Aid in Substance Abuse Prevention

Comprehensive Instructional Tools Focus on Prevention of Underage Drinking and Opioid and Prescription Medication Misuse
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SILVER SPRING, Md., October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital curriculum resources, digital content, and professional development for K – 12 classrooms nationwide, continues to add to the portfolio of Corporate Education Partnership programs that provide students, families, and employees with cross-disciplinary, standards-aligned resources and fact-based eviden

Duke Energy Awards More than $253,000 in Environmental Grants to Support Projects in Greater Cincinnati

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  • Sixteen organizations in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky receive $253,178 in grants
  • Grants to support clean water, conservation, wetlands protection and more, as part of Duke Energy’s annual philanthropic investments in local initiatives
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  • Sixteen organizations in southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky receive $253,178 in grants
  • Grants to support clean water, conservation, wetlands protection and more, as part of Duke Energy’s annual philanthropic investments in local initiatives

In the Homestretch: NPHY Closes in on Housing Expansion Campaign Goal

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In February of this year, Sands Cares helped Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) launch its Housing Expansion Campaign to generate funds for a new facility that will provide much-needed beds for homeless youth in Southern Nevada. Sands provided a $100,000 seed investment to the campaign and also served as a catalyst for recruiting the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation to join the effort.

eBay Unveils “Holiday Jargon Jar,” Turns Retailers’ Overused Holiday Chatter into Charity

All proceeds will benefit SCORE through Giving Tuesday to help small businesses thrive.
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Last month, eBay committed to some much needed holiday chill to give shoppers a break from the stress-inducing creep that starts as soon as a hint of fall is in the air. 

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