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U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Address Community Housing Needs

2020 CommunityWINS® program offers $1 million in grants for nonprofits to support access to safe, affordable housing
Press Release

WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced that eight nonprofits will share $1 million in grants through the 2020 CommunityWINS® grant program to create opportunities for people in communities across the U.S. to have a safe and affordable place to call home.

Creating a Culture of Service and Civic Engagement

NortonLifeLock is recognized as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in America
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By Kim Allman | Head of Corporate Responsibility and Government Affairs

NortonLifeLock is proud to be named a 2020 honoree of The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light designed to identify and honor the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills, and resources to impact their communities.

Inspiring Action Toward Positive Change

A message from Pentair's Executive Leadership Team
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The events of the past few weeks, including George Floyd’s terrible death and the many that preceded it, have forced us to confront the fact that systemic injustice and racism persist. The bias and racism that exist in our society have divided our communities and disenfranchised African Americans for too long. As a nation, we have a long way to go, and as individuals and as corporations, we can no longer wait for things to change, we must create the change.

Fifth Third Foundation, Bank Make Donation for Flood Relief

Press Release

June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Fifth Third Foundation contributed $10,000 to the United Way of Midland County to support relief efforts for those affected by the floods that devastated Midland, Michigan. Fifth Third Bank will also make a $2,000 donation.

Points of Light Announces Co-Chairs for the Second Annual Celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards

The Awards Celebrate Individuals Committed to Changing the World
Press Release

ATLANTA, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today announced the 2020 co-chairs for the second annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards. The 2020 co-chairs are Barbara Bush and Craig Coyne, Jenna Bush Hager and Henry Hager, and Wendy Stapleton.

Yum! Brands Pledges $3 Million to Advance Equality and Social Justice

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Last Sunday, I shared our "Call for Unity" and committed that Yum! Brands will invest more time, talent and resources to be a greater force for positive change and equality — for restaurant employees and in the communities where we operate alongside our franchisees. Open and honest conversations across our company and with our franchisees are making it clear that we must now take action to help break down the systemic issues of inequality and racism. 

Where We Go From Here

By Jeff Harmening | Chairman and CEO at General Mills
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It is clear from George Floyd’s death - and the many that preceded it - that systematic injustice and racism still exist. You can see the difference in treatment in our criminal justice system… our schools… our healthcare system… and beyond.

We come to this moment in our history, humbly, fully realizing there are no easy solutions. But we also come with an unwavering commitment to find answers to the question of our time: where do we go from here?

Camp Kesem Launches National Virtual Donor Drive

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Camp Kesem and DKMS were not going to let the COVID-19 crisis stand in the way of helping patients searching for matching stem cell and bone marrow donors. With 80 in-person donor drives canceled on college campuses across the country, both organizations were determined to continue to register potential lifesavers through DKMS’ online virtual donor drive platform in a national campaign launching this week. 

Skills-Based Volunteering at FedEx in the Time of COVID-19

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FedEx, like many other socially responsible companies, is pitching in with our resources as best we can to help fight Covid-19. The most obvious way we are able to help is by making our network available to relief organizations through in-kind transportation support. There are a number of these organizations that we support year-round, across the globe. In addressing the pandemic, we’re helping them get personal protective gear, equipment, blood and medications where needed most in a fast, efficient and reliable way.

5 Ways to Foster Belonging as You Reopen

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As you begin the challenging process of opening up your offices, stores and facilities, or bringing your people back from furlough, it will be critical to foster belonging, inclusion and cultural safety. There’s a strong correlation between a sense of belonging at work, and commitment and motivation.

Your employees may be feeling some stress and anxiety, so their wellbeing is likely your top priority as you work to ensure both your people and your business thrive.

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