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

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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

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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.
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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

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“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
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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.

MAC Cosmetics UK & Ireland Donates £50,000 to Micro Rainbow To Support LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers and Refugees

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June 8, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In honor of Pride, M·A·C Cosmetics is donating £50,000 to support Micro Rainbow purchase a safe house in the UK for LGBTQ+ asylum seekers and refugees fleeing persecution.

The donation is funded from M·A·C Cosmetics’ long-standing VIVA GLAM campaign, which was created in 1994 and sees 100% of the sales, less VAT, of all VIVA GLAM Lipsticks in the UK and Ireland go towards to organisations that support the health and rights of people of All Ages, All Races and All Genders.

Corporate Social Responsibility Survey Reveals C-Suite Expectations of CSR Rising but Resourcing Lags

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WASHINGTON, June 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Results from 3rd annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Insights survey highlights that CSR teams do not have the staff and budget to meet the rising demands and expectations of corporate stakeholders and leadership.

The survey of more than 100 companies conducted by the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP) and Rocket Social Impact, a CSR consulting agency, further identified a gap in knowledge about the company’s social impact strategy among its top leaders.

Key Findings include:

Direct Relief, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics and Teva Pharmaceuticals Advance Access to Behavioral Health Services

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Initiative will expand medication access and provide grant funding to free and charitable clinics that care for medically underserved patients diagnosed with depression and anxiety.

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Initiative will expand medication access and provide grant funding to free and charitable clinics that care for medically underserved patients diagnosed with depression and anxiety.

KeyBank Provides $20 Million To Advance Racial Equity With Real Estate Development

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Cleveland, June 8, 2022 /3BL Media – KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investments (CDLI) provided a $20 million term loan to Enterprise Community Loan Fund Inc. (Enterprise) to support Equitable Path Forward, a $3.5 billion nationwide initiative to help dismantle the legacy of racism in housing.

Global Links Celebrates Achieving Energy Independence

With completion of LED lighting replacement, Global Links reduces energy use, will generate 100% of energy needs via its solar roof
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PITTSBURGH, June 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On June 9, 2022, Pittsburgh-based nonprofit Global Links celebrates the completion of Phase II of its Energy Independence Project by flipping the switch on its newly installed LED lighting and motion sensor system. The reduction in energy use resulting from the replacement, coupled with energy generated from the 10,000 square-foot solar array installed on its headquarters as part of Phase I, will allow Global Links to produce 100% of its own energy needs, with the goal of achieving Net Zero.

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