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Fifth Third Bank Kentucky Hosts Block Party in Russell


Fifth Third Bank Kentucky hosted a Summer Kick-off Block Party in partnership with Park DuValle Community Health Center and the American Heart Association on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to noon in Russell, one of the communities supported through its $180 million Empowering Black Futures Neighborhood Program.

Governor Hochul Announces $3.38 Million for Choose Healthy Life to Address Health Inequities in the Black Community Through the Black Church

Funding Will Support Preventative Wellness Programs Run by 20 Churches Across New York City

Governor Kathy Hochul today recognized Choose Healthy Life for its work during the pandemic for offering COVID-19 testing and vaccinations through its Black churches across the five boroughs of New York. At an event held at Choose Healthy Life Church First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem, the Governor announced that the FY 2023 New York State Budget includes an allocation of $3.38 million for Choose Healthy Life to address health inequities and administer preventative wellness programs run by 20 churches.

Singer-Songwriter Ava Paige Makes Music With My Special Aflac Duck®


Nashville singer-songwriter and cancer survivor Ava Paige knows all too well that “the things that make you better don’t come that easily,” a lyric she wrote as part of a song she performed for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals patients, caregivers and health care professionals alongside My Special Aflac Duck®, a robotic companion for pediatric cancer and sickle cell disease patients.

Public Lands and Make-A-Wish Prepare Young Explorer for Adventures of a Lifetime

Jax Ramirez, a 7-year-old who loves adventure and was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder, went on an epic Public Lands shopping spree.

Jax Ramirez has big plans for this summer. Now that school is out, the 7-year-old adventurer who lives in the Pittsburgh area can't wait to get out on the water with his family for kayaking trips along lakes and waterways in New York and Maryland.

He's all set after Public Lands and Make-A-Wish collaborated on an epic shopping spree and tour of the Public Lands store in Cranberry Twp., Pa. that “blew his mind” his mother said.

Daughter of Cleveland, Tenn. Plant Employee Turns Whirlpool Sons and Daughters Scholarship Into Degree and Job Serving Her Community


Few people are more motivating and inspiring than Whirlpool Corporation’s Cleveland Manufacturing New Employee Trainer, Clarissa Shepherd. It’s easy to see that her daughter, Sierra, learned excellence, enthusiasm and integrity by example.

"Some of the work I do includes teaching grant-funded programs that focus on life after middle school and high school—whether that be college or a career—and how to achieve that.”

Findlay, Ohio Family Moves Into 'BuildBetter With Whirlpool' Climate-Resilient, Energy-Efficient Home


Miriam couldn’t believe that it had happened again. The house she was renting was sold by the landlord without her knowledge. This was the second time a landlord had sold a house out from under her, uprooting Miriam and her three children: 11-year-old Reina and 9-year-old twins Romeo and Raelyn. “It seemed like I was never able to establish myself,” Miriam says. “But after the last house was sold, that’s when I said, ‘I need to buy a house.’”

KeyBank Feeds 200 Families at KeyBus Kickoff Event in Buffalo


Following the recent mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, KeyBank Corporate Responsibility Officer Chiwuike Owunwanne knew something had to be done to help the nearby neighborhood recover. The supermarket where the shooting happened is closed for the foreseeable future leaving the area without a place to get fresh food.

FedEx in Europe Delivers Help for Ukraine

Our hearts are with all those affected by the conflict in Ukraine. To help, we deliver donations for the charities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) we're supporting through our Europe shipping-in-kind programme.

Our shipping-in-kind efforts in Europe are part of FedEx Corporation’s commitment of more than $1.5 million USD in relief aid to those impacted by the conflict in Ukraine. So far, we've completed six shipments of relief items in Europe to countries closest to Ukraine’s borders for the NGOs we’re supporting. We're working closely with these charities and non-governmental organisations to make sure the supplies are delivered to those affected most.

Marathon Petroleum Helps Rebuild Community Devastated by Hurricane Ida


“This is the worst it has ever been,” said Gwendolyn Bernard, a lifelong resident of St. John the Baptist Parish in Louisiana. Her home, one of seemingly too many to count, suffered extensive damage due to Hurricane Ida’s intense winds and the unprecedented flooding it brought to the Parish. “It’s been a long difficult road.”

More than eight months after the category 4 storm battered Southeast Louisiana, the 67-year-old is still living out of a trailer in her front yard due to what she says is a lack of building supplies and reliable labor.

Land Betterment Participates With Stakeholders in Hopkins County Kentucky Disaster Recovery Resource Fair

Sponsored by Community Foundation of West Kentucky. Attendees included Community Ventures of Kentucky, ekō Solutions, FEMA, Habitat for Humanit, HUD, Kentucky Housing Corporation, Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute and other federal, state and local
Press Release

FISHERS, Ind., June 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, participated in the Disaster Recovery Resource Fair on June 4, 2022 held in Hopkins County, Kentucky.

The focus of the Hopkins County Kentucky Disaster Recovery Resource Fair was the continued support for the survivors of the December 2021 tornadoes.


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