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Kids Helping Kids: Easing the Financial Burden of Childhood Cancer

Hailey’s legacy inspires funding to support kids undergoing treatment in Maine
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When Hailey started fundraising to help kids like her—kids with cancer—pipeliners were among her earliest supporters.

Her dad was a pipeliner, and when her story spread among his colleagues, oil industry employees gave the little girl spare change and donations to help her raise funds to ease the financial burden of families with a child diagnosed with cancer.

“It was amazing to see them trying to help her,” Hailey’s mom Tabaitha Steward remembers. “Hailey was raised around pipeliners. They loved her; they were her family.”

Albertsons Companies Sets Record $260 Million of Food and Monetary Donations in 2020

Annual total includes $95 million of support from the Albertsons Foundation Nourishing Neighbors Program, reaching 13 million individuals and over 3,000 organizations
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BOISE, Idaho, June 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) is proud to announce it raised a record $260 million in food and monetary donations to aid hunger relief in local communities in 2020. This total includes more than $67 million of in-store donations by Albertsons customers who generously supported their communities in a year of unprecedented need caused by the pandemic. Albertsons Cos.

Study Finds Experts Motivate Employees to Give More and More Often

ideas42 and Benevity test how expert-curated “GiveLists” affect altruistic behavior within companies
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NEW YORK, May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The COVID-19 pandemic continues to create an ongoing level of need across the globe, but it can be challenging for donors to figure out where to give. ideas42, a research and design nonprofit specializing in behavioral science, is bringing renewed attention to the results from a test commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on the impact of experts on workplace giving behavior through the Benevity platform.

Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

United Airlines Expands India Relief Efforts With Online Fundraising Campaign

Airline providing up to 5 million bonus miles for donations and matching up to $40,000 in cash donations to disaster relief partners
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CHICAGO, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines expands its efforts to support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India with the launch of a new online fundraising campaign. Customers can donate to the airline's relief partners: Airlink, Americares, GlobalGiving Foundation and World Central Kitchen. United is offering up to 5 million bonus miles to encourage MileagePlus® members to support this effort and will match each donation up to a total of $40,000 in cash donations.

American Airlines to Help Grant 95 Wishes to Mark 95 Years of Service

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In honor of its 95th birthday, American Airlines is donating 10 million AAdvantage® miles to Make-A-Wish, the organization that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, to help grant 95 wishes. With each wish granted, a child replaces fear with confidence, anxiety with hope and sadness with joy.

Giving Back Through Virtual Pro Bono

Dive into Taproot Pro Bono to Support Nonprofits Virtually
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Expert Volunteer Support at Your Nonprofit's Fingertips

WEBINAR: A Nonprofit’s Guide to Teaming Up with Virtual Volunteers
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Thursday, May 20 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM CT/ 10 AM PT  

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Merck Expands Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative to 20th Community-Led Project Advancing Maternal Health Equity During Black Maternal Health Week

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Merck known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has announced the funding support of its 20th community-based project in the Safer Childbirth Cities initiative aimed at fostering solutions that will help U.S. cities become safer, more equitable places to give birth. The expansion of the program, launched by Merck for Mothers, Merck’s global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die giving life, comes at an important moment during Black Maternal Health Week occurring April 11 – 17, 2021.

ON Semiconductor Foundation Donates to Save the Children Korea

Donation Ceremony in Support of Child Abuse Victims in Bucheon City
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On Feb. 8, 2021, Save the Children Korea celebrated receiving a $25k USD grant from the ON Semiconductor Foundation at the Joongbu Branch of Save the Children in Bucheon City. The grant supports children affected by abuse.

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