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Scotts and MLB Launch 2021 Field Refurbishment Grant Program

Olympic Gold Medalist Jennie Finch & Three-Time MLB All-Star Ryan Howard Return as Ambassadors
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Marysville, OH, February 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Beginning today, the Scotts Company LLC (Scotts) and Major League Baseball will begin accepting submissions for the 2021 Scotts® Field Refurbishment Grant Program, which awards modern, playable youth baseball and softball field refurbishments to four communities in need within the United States.

ViiV Healthcare Builds on Accelerate Initiative, Extending Community-Centered Approach Nationally to Disrupt Disparities in Care for Black Same-Gender-Loving Men Living With HIV

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Expansion informed by new insights report featuring eight findings from the one-of-a-kind, place-based initiative focused on experiences of Black men in Baltimore, MD and Jackson, MS

New funding opportunity offers grants to engage more Black gay, bisexual, queer, trans and other men who have sex with men  

A Chance to Win $50,000 From FedEx for Your Small Business

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Bacardi and The NAACP Are Backing the B.A.R. with Grants to Black-Owned Businesses in the Industry

The focus is to support diversity in the beverage alcohol service, sales, and hospitality industry
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Coral Gables, Fla., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – According to Nielsen, the Black community is significantly underrepresented in the ownership portion of the United States’ On-premise retail industry (bars and restaurants) at only seven (7) percent. Bacardi U.S.A. and the NAACP want to change that. The NAACP will be awarding Bacardi-sponsored grants to Black-owned businesses in the beverage alcohol service, sales, and hospitality industries as part of the Backing the B.A.R.

Quotes: Global Citizen Launches a 'Recovery Plan for the World' - a Campaign to End COVID-19 for All and Kickstart a Global Recovery

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NEW YORK, Genève, Switzerland | Brussels, Belgium – February 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International advocacy organization Global Citizen today launched a Recovery Plan for the World - a campaign to end COVID-19 for all and kickstart a global recovery. The Recovery Plan for the World is a year-long campaign and series of events that aims to: 1) end COVID-19 for all; 2) end the hunger crisis; 3) resume learning everywhere; 4) protect the planet; and 5) advance equity for all.

Benevity's Goodness Matters Industry Conference Announces An All-Star Speaker Lineup

Thought leaders and professionals from 300+ brands will gather at the corporate purpose event of the year
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CALGARY, Alberta, February  23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced an all-star lineup of speakers for its Goodness Matters Virtual Conference, taking place March 2-5, 2021. Now in its eighth year, Goodness Matters has consistently grown in importance and attendance to become the premiere event for the latest trends, insights and proven strategies for purpose-driven brands.

'Race in the Workplace: The Black Experience,' a McKinsey & Co. Report Created in Collaboration with Walmart

By Donna Morris, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Walmart
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By Donna Morris, Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Walmart

Immediately following the tragic murder of George Floyd, we knew Walmart had to be part of the solution. As the largest employer in the country, which includes a workforce of approximately 300,000 Black and African American associates, we quickly focused on what we could do to make a difference at scale.

Rockwell Automation Gives $20,000 to Support American Red Cross Winter Storm Relief Efforts

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MILWAUKEE, February 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Rockwell Automation announced it will donate $20,000 to support the American Red Cross for relief efforts helping communities in southern states still recovering from last week’s winter storm. 

According to the Red Cross, roughly 594,000 people are still without power across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, and Oregon. As many as 13 million people in Texas are without safe water, and in some areas, boil water advisories are in place.

Celebrating the Alexion Charitable Foundation One Year Anniversary

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The Alexion Charitable Foundation (ACF), launched by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in February 2020, marks its first anniversary this month in tandem with the celebration of Rare Disease Day. The Foundation was established with the mission to offer promise and cultivate a sense of belonging, particularly for people affected by a rare disease. This article marks the major milestones made toward that purpose in year one and highlights the work of several unique grantees funded by the Foundation.

Leading With Love: How Edith Ornelas Created the Mariposas Collective

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Edith Ornelas has a deep-rooted connection to the asylum-seeking immigrant families she brings food and supplies to in Memphis, Tennessee. She was born in Jalisco, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States when she was 7 years old with her parents and sister. Edith grew up in Chicago, then moved to Memphis in 2016, where she quickly realized how few community programs existed for immigrants.

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