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MetLife Foundation Launches Social Media Campaign for Mother's Day

#MOEM campaign thanks Moms, and supports disadvantaged working mothers
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New York, NY, May 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Ahead of Mother’s Day, MetLife is inviting social media users to say thank you to their moms through a poem, or #Moem, posted on Facebook or Twitter.  A #Moem is defined as a tribute poem to mom, preferably rhyming, that is 110 characters or less, and MetLife has even created a Facebook application called the #Moem Maker to help users get their creative juices flowing.

Caring for the Environment

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Caesars Entertainment and the Caesars Foundation are committed to environmental stewardship in the communities where we live and work and across the world. We demonstrate this commitment by supporting a wide variety of conservation-minded organizations dedicated to reviving and sustaining natural resources. In addition to funding from the Caesars Foundation for these projects, thousands of HEROs volunteer their time to make a difference year-round. Here are a few examples.

Rebuilding Vital Wetlands

Dream a Little Dream, Wish Upon a Star

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Everyone has a dream and the Caesars Foundation is proud to help make those dreams a reality through support of Second Wind Dreams and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Though the organizations serve opposite spectrums of the age population, they share a common goal: enhancing the quality of life for others by making their dreams come true.

Second Wind Dreams

Giving Around the World

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The Caesars Foundation’s giving extends around the globe, providing for organizations  focused on human services and education in the international communities where we operate. Following are a few examples of innovative organizations the Foundation supports, dedicated to improving the lives of the individuals in their diverse communities.

Business Creation by Individuals Over 50

Calling Exceptional Nonprofits!

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We’re committed to improving the health and wellbeing of communities worldwide. In fact, in 2013, our global community investment totaled $347 million. And right now in the US, we are calling on local nonprofits throughout the Greater Philadelphia and Research Triangle (NC) Regions to apply for this year’s GSK IMPACT Awards.

A Discussion on Measuring Impact

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When it comes to working with funders and corporate partners, nonprofits serve two masters: (1) the programmatic imperatives and (2) what the funder wants or is trying to accomplish.  For nonprofits, which is the master best served? And is there a model to fund the review of nonprofit programs to get the impact measures that both nonprofits and companies seek?

Cross-Cultural Solutions Connects Lilly Volunteers

By David Marbaugh
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Today’s guest blog comes from Steve Rosenthal, founder of Cross-Cultural Solutions.  Cross-Cultural Solutions is Lilly’s primary partner for Connecting Hearts Abroad, a global employee volunteer program introduced by Lilly in 2011.

The Great Invisible Wins Environment Award At Full Frame Documentary Film Festival!

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'The Great Invisible' is a Participant Media's film about the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. 

Find out more about the fim here. 

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'The Great Invisible' is a Participant Media's film about the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. 

Find out more about the fim here. 

Toyota Continues to Drive Higher Education

21 Asian Pacific Islander (API) Students Awarded Scholarships
Press Release

TORRANCE, Calif., May 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ –The rising cost of higher education is a growing concern among high school students as they prepare for college entry in the fall.  In order to alleviate some of the worry, Toyota awarded tuition support to 21 college-bound Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) students from southern California, whose studies focus heavily on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.  

Thanks for Helping Us Show Teacher Appreciation Through DonorsChoose!

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By Nicole Anderson, Executive Director of Philanthropy

As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re reminded of the incredible contributions teachers make to our children throughout their lives that, in turn, shape our country’s future. I know that I had many teachers who made a tremendous impact on my life, and helped get me to where I am today. Specifically, Mrs. Innis from 6th grade encouraged my passion for writing through her creative storytelling assignments that involved world travels and current events.

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