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A  Neighbourhood  Lens  on  Food Security

Maybe you’ve heard the term ‘food desert,’ but what about ‘food swamp’? Here’s what that means—and why you might be living in one without even knowing it.
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Food insecurity doesn’t always look like you think. Many of us have heard the term food desert, which refers to communities that don’t have grocery stores, farmer’s markets or other healthy food providers. They’re usually located in low-income areas, and unsurprisingly, they often have high rates of food insecurity.  

Virtual Event Gathers Industry Experts for Collaboration on Ethics and Sustainability in Gold and Diamond Enterprise, and Honors Anisa Kamadoli Costa With Its Award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry

IAC continues to celebrate the 10th anniversary year of its International Gold Conference in October with the virtual presentation of its award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry, and panels exploring the evolution of responsible practices.
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October 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The more one travels in realms of gold and diamonds, the more one is confronted by urgent challenges. Initiatives in Art and Culture’s (IAC) 2020 international gold and diamond virtual series “All That Glitters,” has taken, as points of departure, such challenges faced at all points on the continuum.

OpenTable & Bacardi Bring Guests 'Back of House' and Put Diverse Hospitality Talent Front and Center

25% of ticket sales of virtual culinary and mixology series support Black and Indigenous American industry members via James Beard Foundation
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October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - While restaurants and bars continue to face restrictions due to COVID-19, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), and Bacardi, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, are bringing culinary and mixology talent to your kitchen (virtually) while providing support to the James Beard Foundation’s effort to provide financial resources for food or beverage businesses that are majority-owned by Black or Indigenous individuals.

Entergy Shareholders Award $11.3M in Charitable Contributions Year-to-Date to Help Communities Thrive

Third quarter grants included $2.7 million to fund disaster relief efforts, educational programs and economic development
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NEW ORLEANS, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - During the first three quarters of 2020, the Entergy Charitable Foundation has helped power stronger, healthier communities by awarding $11.3 million to more than 1,200 nonprofit organizations located across Entergy’s service area of Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Michigan and New York.

Entergy shareholders powered communities during the third quarter of 2020 with more than $2.7 million in grants to fund educational programs, economic development and help families and communities recover from hurricanes Laura and Delta.

Republic Services, Rebuilding Together Select $1 Million in Small Business Revitalization Projects

Committed to Serve grants will support critical repairs and renovations to help locally owned businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic
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PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Nine local affiliates of Rebuilding Together will receive a total of $1 million in grants from the Republic Services Charitable Foundation to help revitalize locally owned small businesses that have been disrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is part of Republic Services' Committed to Serve initiative, which was launched this spring to help support the Company's employees, customers and communities through the pandemic.

Bank of America, Comcast NBCUniversal and Lenfest Foundation Help Launch Pilot of Coded By Kids' OnE Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Coded By Kids announced lead partners Bank of America, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Lenfest Foundation have invested nearly $1 million to launch the OnE Philadelphia (Opportunity and Equity for Philadelphia) initiative.

Building the Business Case for Technology

How to make your pitch pitch-perfect
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Your company is ready to embrace purpose. Now making the investment in the tools and technology you’ll need to support that journey is the next step.

Join Benevity on Oct. 29th for part two in a two-part webinar series*, and hear how purpose-driven companies RBC and Toyota North America successfully built the business case to adopt corporate purpose technology, proving that it’s a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have.

You’ll learn:

The Trust for Public Lands Announces Partnership With the VF Foundation to Improve Access to Parks

Communities Across the Country are Rallying to Improve Access to the Outdoors 100 Million People Lack Close-to-Home Park Access
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Communities Across the Country are Rallying to Improve Access to the Outdoors
100 Million People Lack Close-to-Home Park Access

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Communities Across the Country are Rallying to Improve Access to the Outdoors
100 Million People Lack Close-to-Home Park Access

ON Semiconductor Shows Support for Longtime Partner, United Way of Southeastern Idaho's Grand Opening

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The United Way of Southeastern Idaho held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony at their new office at 101 N. Main St. on Thursday, October 1. While United Way had moved to the location prior to the pandemic, they used this as an opportunity to announce their 2020 campaign: RiseUP for Southeastern Idaho.

Ecolab Partners With Water.org to Improve Access to Clean, Safe, Sustainable Water

Partnership aims to improve access and sanitation for 100,000 people in at-risk watersheds in India
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ST. PAUL, Minn., October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - One in nine people around the world currently lack access to clean water. As communities grapple with the impacts of climate change, economic recessions and public health crises, the need for access to clean, safe water is more crucial than ever. On the sixth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, Ecolab is announcing a partnership with Water.org to help enable access to sustainable  water and improved sanitation in at-risk watersheds in India.

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