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FCA Foundation Sponsors Free General Admission to the Michigan Science Center in Celebration of Smithsonian Museum Day

Sept. 21 event represents commitment to access, equality and inclusion
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DETROIT, September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The FCA Foundation, the charitable foundation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, will sponsor free general admission to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) Saturday, September 21 in recognition of Smithsonian Museum Day, an annual celebration of boundless

Wells Fargo Donates $600,000 for Revitalization Efforts in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to nonprofits serving the local community
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LOS ANGELES, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $600,000 in donations to local nonprofits to support housing, education and neighborhood revitalization for Los Angeles residents.

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by John S. Adams, CFP, UBS Financial Services  

First Step in Telling Your Pro Bono Story? Prepare Your Stakeholders

Develop an effective storytelling strategy in this step-by-step approach
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For corporate pro bono practitioners, telling stories is critical. By communicating the impact of your pro bono programming effectively, you’ll promote your company’s social good initiatives both internally and externally. Those efforts can help elevate your company’s brand and position in the field—that’s the power of a good story.

Carnival Corporation and Tropical Shipping Expand Partnership to Include Global Collection of Donations for the Bahamas

Strong, global outpouring of generosity and offers to provide relief assistance drive program's immediate expansion to accommodate NEMA-approved items sent to collection hub from any location
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First shipment of emergency food and supplies will arrive on Tropical Shipping vessel in the Bahamas today, followed by second delivery on Saturday and an expected five deliveries per week

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First shipment of emergency food and supplies will arrive on Tropical Shipping vessel in the Bahamas today, followed by second delivery on Saturday and an expected five deliveries per week

SunTrust Bank to Donate $250,000 to American Red Cross for Hurricane Dorian Disaster Relief

SunTrust Bank also Accepting Financial Donations at All Branches
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ATLANTA, September 7, 2019 /3BL Media/—SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has announced it will give $250,000 to the American Red Cross for disaster relief and recovery efforts in support of the communities and businesses impacted by Hurricane Dorian and the global efforts of the Red Cross to help in the Bahamas. The SunTrust Bank donation is to aid first responders as they bring relief to people who've lost their homes and need food and shelter.
 

Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Launch Third Annual “Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids Contest” to Encourage K-6 Grade Students to Become Financially Empowered Adults

Annual Jackson Charitable Foundation Pledge Contest to Award $10,000 to a Winning School, Plus $1,000 to a Local Charity of Students’ Choice
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Silver Spring, Md., Friday, September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the third annual Cha-Ching Money

Carnival Cruise Line to Deliver Hurricane Relief Supplies to the Bahamas Aboard Carnival Pride and Carnival Liberty

Employees and guests can join in the relief effort through online giving tools
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MIAMI, September 6, 2019/3BL Media/ – Continuing its ongoing efforts to assist and support residents of The Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, Carnival Cruise Line has announced that two ships departing from U.S. homeports next week will make stops in Freeport to distribute food, water and relief supplies.

The stops at Freeport to deliver supplies will be part of Carnival Pride’s seven-day cruise from Baltimore departing Sept. 8 and Carnival Liberty’s four-day cruise from Port Canaveral departing Sept. 9.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Mid-Ohio Foodbank During September’s Hunger Action Month

Kroger Joins the 40th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger have joined forces to donate 30,000 pounds of protein to Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

Education Has a Laundry Problem: Whirlpool Helps Fight Back by Expanding Landmark Program to Schools Across Nation

Surprising Solution For One Factor Contributing to Chronic Absenteeism Backed by Successful Three-Year Study: Access to Clean Clothes Leads to Increased Attendance and Grades
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Education has a laundry problem and Whirlpool brand is fighting back. According to teachers nationwide, one in five students struggle with access to clean clothes, leading students to miss school. Students who miss school are seven times more likely to drop out.

In the midst of Attendance Awareness Month (September) and as chronic absenteeism, a hidden educational crisis, is top of mind, Whirlpool brand is picking up the pace in its quest to prevent kids from missing school by removing one small but important barrier to attendance – access to clean clothes.

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