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Aflac Contributes $1.5 Million to Sickle Cell Disease Program at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

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COLUMBUS, Ga., /3BLMedia/ - September was National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and Aflac, a leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced the company's 2020 annual contribution of $1.5 million to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been earmarked for the hospital's Sickle Cell Disease Program. The Aflac Cancer Center hosts the largest sickle cell program in the United States. To date, Aflac has given more than $6 million to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center's Sickle Cell Disease Program.

[WEBINAR] Making a Business Case for Purpose

Guidance for building approval for your corporate purpose program
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Are you ready to embrace purpose?

Land Betterment Corporation Announces Its Entrepreneur Zone

Entrepreneur Zone was created by Land Betterment as an incubation hub for local start-up businesses
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FISHERS, Ind., September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is pleased to announce the renovation and build-out of the Company’s Entrepreneur Zone.  Located in the City of Hazard, Kentucky, the Entrepreneur Zone was conceived by Land Betterment as an office building that focuses on incubation, fostering, and promotion of regional and local businesses.

Greenville Technical College Opens Doors to Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center

$1 Million Grant from Truist Foundation Supports Center’s Opening, Educational Programs and Scholarships
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GREENVILLE, S.C., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Greenville Technical College today announced the opening of the Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center. A $1 million grant from the Truist Foundation to the Greenville Tech Foundation funded renovations for the center and will support educational programs and scholarships for students. The new facility is the anchor tenant for Poe West, a culinary and hospitality-focused development at 556 Perry Ave. in the west Greenville community.

New Sensory Room at New Hope Middle School 'a Safe Space' for Special Needs Students

By Ryan Anderson
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New Hope Middle School officially opened its new Kodiak Calming Cove, a sensory room for children with special needs, recently, and "it'll make a big difference for students to have a safe space they can go into," said Belinda Sloan, the school's principal.

[GUIDE] Roadmap to Results: A Corporate Funder's Guide to Impact

Get the Roadmap to a Results-Driven CSR Strategy
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As a corporate funder, how can you invest more strategically to meet your social and business goals? In this guide, Michelle DiSabato, Founder and President of Community Impact Consultants, Inc. walks you through a step-by-step approach to a more impactful and measurable action plan. 

Mosaic Is Taking Action Against Food Insecurity

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Not only are we committed to helping the world grow the food it needs at Mosaic, we are also dedicated to helping to provide the food our communities need to thrive. September is Hunger Action Month – a time when everyone can take action and a stand against food insecurity. Millions of families struggle to find their next meal, so whether it is donating, volunteering, or just sharing to bring awareness, we can all do our part. And as an employee, you can be proud that Mosaic has taken a stand by supporting organizations across the world.

Northern Trust Corporate Philanthropy: Broadening the Opportunity

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Northern Trust is committed to creating more equitable opportunities to achieve long-term financial success for those who too often face unfair hurdles because of their race, ethnicity, gender, geography or socio-economic conditions.

Our approach to corporate philanthropy addresses four key areas: Education, Food, Healthcare and Housing. In the coming weeks and months, we will highlight why we are focused on each vital aspect of enriching our communities.

Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit Tackles COVID-19, Racism

The Movement Fights Back by Inspiring Community Resilience Around the Major Events of 2020, Continuing the Goals Outlined in the Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness
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LAS VEGAS, Sept. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) today announced that the fourth annual Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit will take place as a two-day virtual conference series with live events on Friday, November 13 and Friday, November 20. Themed “The Movement Fights Back,” Summit 2020 will address the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable youth and the role racism plays in perpetuating youth homelessness. 

On the International Day of Peace, Olympic Medallists Tulu and Meyer Reflect on a Defining Winning Moment in Barcelona 1992: “We Represented Africa.”

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They were the most natural of actions, but the hugs, kisses and flag-laden celebrations of Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu and South Africa’s Elana Meyer after winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s 10,000m at the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 have never been forgotten.

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They were the most natural of actions, but the hugs, kisses and flag-laden celebrations of Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu and South Africa’s Elana Meyer after winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s 10,000m at the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 have never been forgotten.

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