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Not all pet stores are bad. More than 3,000 pet stores have partnered through The Humane Society of the United States’ Puppy Friendly Pet Stores program. The vast majority of these 3,000 stores signed a pledge to never sell “commercially raised puppies”, and focus on pet products and services instead. Only a few dozen stores account for all these adoptions.
Saturday, April 17 marks the culmination of the three-year Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives charitable partnership between CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston. Appropriately, TeamCITGO volunteers will gather to repaint a local residence in the Independence Heights community.
Launched to help Houston-area communities in need recover from 2017's Hurricane Harvey, the program has done enormous good in the community, supporting the renovation of more than 186 homes for those in need in the Independence Heights community and surrounding areas.
NRG continues to support Winter Storm Uri relief and recovery
Recovery from Winter Storm Uri continues across Texas, with many still facing food and water insecurity as well as damages to housing and property. Since February, we have joined our neighbors and partners to provide relief.
Most recently, our employees volunteered with Kids’ Meals Inc., East Harris County Empowerment Council, and other local nonprofits, who are serving as stopgap for those struggling in the wake of the storm and the pandemic.
In observance of National Volunteer Week (April 18-24), employees from ON Semiconductor, a leading supplier of innovative semiconductor-based products and solutions, will be gathering online to participate in Visit.org’s remote giving back experiences.
The $167,970 Investment in Local Initiatives Spans All Five Wards
NEWARK, N.J., April 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that 12 locally led nonprofit organizations in Newark have been awarded up to $15,000 each through the annual Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant.
National Parks Conservation Association honors partner for contributions to national park protection
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Today, in recognition of their outstanding track record of advocating for national parks, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) is honoring Parks Project with its inaugural National Park Defender award. The news comes during National Park Week – an annual celebration that invites people to learn about, discover and visit America’s 423 national parks.
Becky House, Rockwell Automation’s senior vice president and chief people and legal officer, shares how balancing work and family life during the pandemic drove her and her team at Rockwell to find creative ways to help working families cope.
To support local communities, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation leads initiatives to give back and support our neighborhoods. Launched in 2018, the National Neighborhood Promise® program provides funding, in-kind products and services, and volunteer opportunities to select nonprofit organizations leading neighborhood revitalization projects across the
For the 12th year of Retool Your School, The Home Depot is doubling its commitment to $1 million and tripling its impact. This year, 30 campus improvement projects will be funded at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) – the most projects to be completed in one year through the program. Tougaloo College, one of the top performers this season, took first place in Cluster 3 and earned the Campaign of the Year award, winning a total of $120,000 from Retool Your School.