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Wells Fargo Launches Redesigned Environmental Forum Blog

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In, April 2012, Wells Fargo released its renewed environmental commitment with a comprehensive set of goals and metrics measured through 2020. Goals and metrics were developed through conversations with stakeholders, and the commitment focuses on three areas — creating change within the company by reducing the environmental impact of its operations, taking action in communities, and investing in a global economy and environment.

Taco Bell Foundation for Teens™ has a New Team of Celebrity Ambassadors, Ready to Inspire and Enable Teens to Achieve Más!

Reggie Bush, Young the Giant, Megan Nicole and Tyler Oakley Join the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens to Connect & Encourage One Million Teens to Graduate High School
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Irvine, Calif., April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens™ introduces its  powerful team of four new ambassadors to help raise awareness for the high school dropout crisis today’s young people face, and to connect with teens in new ways that inspire them on their path to educational and personal success. To reach teens where they are and through the personalities they know and love, the lineup includes professional football star Reggie Bush, rising pop star Megan Nicole, Feed the Beat® band Young the Giant, and YouTube personality Tyler Oakley.

MetLife Foundation Donates $25,000 to Kramden Institute

Funds will help refurbish computers for schools in low-income communities in North Carolina
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MetLife Foundation has a long history of supporting education initiatives. In addition, the Foundation is committed to engaging its employees in volunteer events that further the well-being of a community. On April 17, MetLife employee volunteers from MetLife’s Global and Technology Operations joined Kramden Institute members to announce a new initiative to empower students who do not have access to technology. MetLife Foundation presented $25,000 to the Kramden Institute to help further the mission of refurbishing computers for local schools and students in need.      

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MetLife Foundation has a long history of supporting education initiatives. In addition, the Foundation is committed to engaging its employees in volunteer events that further the well-being of a community. On April 17, MetLife employee volunteers from MetLife’s Global and Technology Operations joined Kramden Institute members to announce a new initiative to empower students who do not have access to technology. MetLife Foundation presented $25,000 to the Kramden Institute to help further the mission of refurbishing computers for local schools and students in need.      

America’s Charities Launches New Website with Enhanced Features & Richer Giving Experience

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - America’s Charities, a mission-driven organization that connects public and private sector employers with charities to engage employees in greater giving, today announced the launch of the new and dramatically enhanced charities.org site.

Volunteers Team Up With Charlotte Bobcats to Benefit Troops

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Wells Fargo, Charlotte Bobcats and Family Dollar partnered together for the Military Care Event at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Uptown Charlotte. The event put members of each organization in the game to help slam dunk supplies and package them into over 10,000 care kits for military troops overseas.

Watch more stories on Wells Fargo Stories: www.wellsfargo.com/stories.

PCADV’s Partnership With Allstate Helps Domestic Violence Victims Find Safety & Build New Lives

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Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s (PCADV) mission is to eliminate personal and institutional violence against women through programs providing support and safety to battered women, direct services, public information and education, systems advocacy and social change activities.

Earth Day at AECOM — Enhancing Global Livability

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This year, in honor of Earth Day, AECOM is framing the conversation in a context that allows everyone, not only those already committed to environmental issues, to see how this day affects their lives.

AECOM’s recently launched SlideShare presentation helps to share the messaging surrounding this new conversation and presents how the company is delivering infrastructure that will deliver the water, energy, food, mobility and protection communities need for a more livable urban environment.

The REI Foundation Awards $410,000 to Connect Younger and More Diverse Groups with Nature

Recipients include the Children & Nature Network, Futuro Media Group, Outdoor Foundation and YMCA of the USA
Press Release

SEATTLE, April 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The REI Foundation awarded a total of $410,000 to nonprofit programs dedicated to engaging younger and more diverse populations in the outdoors. Grant recipients include the Children & Nature Network (C&NN), Futuro Media Group, Outdoor Foundation and YMCA of the USA.

C.N. Brown Company's Annual MDA Shamrock Campaign Surpasses Fundraising Goal

CITGO Marketer Fights Back for Mainers Affected by Neuromuscular Diseases
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SOUTH PARIS, Maine, April 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- C.N.

New York Auto Show Opening Day: Supporting Veterans While Celebrating Cars & Trucks

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New York, April 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At the New York International Auto Show opening ceremony this weekend, Toyota joined forces with the Wounded Warrior Project, a national organization designed to provide help and raise public awareness for injured service members, to donate a 2014 Toyota RAV4 Limited to United States Army Specialist Robert Loria of Port Jervis, NY.  The presentation took place during the opening ceremony of the New York Auto Show on Saturday, April 19 at 9.00 a.m. at the Jacob K.

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