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Thank You to Our Global Nonprofit Partners Fighting COVID-19

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Stanley Black & Decker has created a COVID-19 philanthropic outreach program to help our communities around the world combat the effects of the pandemic.

The company has partnered with nonprofit organizations dedicated to immediate relief and recovery efforts, those providing support for hospitals and frontline workers and organizations ensuring all communities have basic needs, such as food.

Hormel Foods Announces Giving Tuesday Donations to Help Others this Holiday Season

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AUSTIN, Minn., December 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced several Giving Tuesday donations to help others this holiday season. The company is donating $20,000 to Make-A-Wish Minnesota to help make the wishes of more children come true, and $20,000 to Feeding America.

Dignity Health Sports Park Partners With Kinecta Federal Credit Union to Host Holiday Food Drive

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On November 22, 2020, Dignity Health Sports Park partnered with Kinecta Federal Credit Union to support South Bay families in need through Kinecta’s 47th Annual Holiday Food Drive. This year’s event was done as a drive-thru to ensure everyone’s safety amid the coronavirus pandemic. The families receive bags of traditional Thanksgiving food items, including rice and stuffing mix, along with a $75 gift certificate. In total, more than 1,000 families — some selected by the community-based organizations — received bags.

Smithfield Foods Contributes 80,000-Pound Protein Donation for 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon Food and Fund Drive

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HAMPTON, Va., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. today donated more than 75,000 pounds of protein to mark the 24th Annual Mayflower Marathon food drive, benefitting the 

Comerica Bank Donates $100,000 to Capuchin Soup Kitchen

Organization to feed over 1,300 metro Detroit families during its Holiday Food Drives
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DETROIT, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Comerica Bank today announced a $100,000 donation to longtime community partner Capuchin Soup Kitchen, a nonprofit organization that has served Detroit for more than 90 years with a mission to support and feed those most in need within the Detroit community. Comerica will support Capuchin Soup Kitchen and its programs for 2020/2021 in the following areas:

Innovating to Live Better, Walmart Foundation and Nonprofits Fight Childhood Food Insecurity

By Eileen Hyde, Director, Sustainable Food Systems and Food Access
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The problem of food insecurity is not new. Yet amid the coronavirus pandemic, it’s taken on new urgency, as job loss and school closures disrupt the rhythms of life – and have often left America’s children unsure of where their next meal is coming from.

UPS Stories | Passion, Purpose and Bow Ties

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Young entrepreneur Treandos is inspired.

Not only does he want to make the world a better and more colorful place via the unquestioned magic of the bow tie, he is also combatting a real and persistent issue in many communities … food insecurity.

For this enterprising kid, it’s where passion meets purpose.

With his drive to help others, he found an ally in UPS. Watch this Wishes Delivered video and see how one kid is making a difference in a grown up world.

UPSers in select cities wore gold bow ties on Nov. 20 as part of #BowTieDay and #WishesDelivered. 

T‑Mobile Kicks Off #CaptureKindness Campaign to Help Feeding America® Give 15 Million Meals and Take Back 2020 With a Magenta Wave of Positivity

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What’s the news: Starting on World Kindness Day (Nov.13) through Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1) and ending on Dec.4, 2020, T-Mobile is closing out this year by spreading the love and asking everyone to #CaptureKindness. Photos and stories posted on social media, along with customer clicks in the T-Mobile Tuesdays App on Giving Tuesday, will translate to the Un-carrier’s biggest contribution to Feeding America® ever — up to 15 million meals* delivered to families across the U.S.

Why it matters: Millions of Americans are facing food insecurity right now, particularly due to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. T-Mobile wants to give back and do it while making others feel good — providing people a reason to smile and hopefully encouraging all of us to reconnect with our communities. Leave it up to the Supercharged Un-Carrier to help supercharge America’s kindness (with even more kindness!) through the #CaptureKindness campaign.

Who it’s for:  Anyone who needs a little positivity in their life right now (and who doesn’t!?!).

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What’s the news: Starting on World Kindness Day (Nov.13) through Giving Tuesday (Dec. 1) and ending on Dec.4, 2020, T-Mobile is closing out this year by spreading the love and asking everyone to #CaptureKindness. Photos and stories posted on social media, along with customer clicks in the T-Mobile Tuesdays App on Giving Tuesday, will translate to the Un-carrier’s biggest contribution to Feeding America® ever — up to 15 million meals* delivered to families across the U.S.

Why it matters: Millions of Americans are facing food insecurity right now, particularly due to the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. T-Mobile wants to give back and do it while making others feel good — providing people a reason to smile and hopefully encouraging all of us to reconnect with our communities. Leave it up to the Supercharged Un-Carrier to help supercharge America’s kindness (with even more kindness!) through the #CaptureKindness campaign.

Who it’s for:  Anyone who needs a little positivity in their life right now (and who doesn’t!?!).

CIT Launches Two Million Meals Campaign to Fight Hunger

Join CIT and Feeding America® to help provide meals to communities in need
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NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced the start of its annual partnership with Feeding America® and this year, will double its commitment in the fight against hunger and help donate Two Million Meals(1) for people struggling with food insecurity across the country.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Connecting Through Service

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. At the core of this approach is our Service Learning program, which provides forty paid hours annually to employees around the world to contribute their time and talents to the community.

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