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New York University and AT&T Launch Tech Challenge to Empower People Living With Disabilities

AT&T NYU Connect Ability Challenge Honors 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
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Developers Will Create Software, Wearable Solutions and Other Technologies to Enhance Lives of People with Disabilities

New York Auto Show Opening Day: Music, Celebrities, Giving Back, Cars and More

Press Release

New York, April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- In addition to a wide range of celebrity appearances and musical performances, the New York International Auto Show’s Opening Day ceremony included a brand new vehicle donation to an Afghanistan War hero who was injured in combat.
 
Toyota and the Auto Show are joining forces with the Wounded Warrior Project, a national organization designed to provide help and raise public awareness for injured service m

American Chamber Foundation Philippines Boosts Social Impact with NetSuite

Nonprofit Organization Deploys NetSuite Cloud to Better Support Social Programs
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SAN MATEO, Calif.

Making Partnerships Work Harder and Better

Taking Disparate Partners & Analyzing for Scale
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By Sara Garvey, Specialist, Community Investment

Doing What They Do Best: UPS Foundation Harnesses Logistics for Humanitarian Efforts

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As the wealth gap broadens and many parts of the world become isolated in war, the bridge to deliver aid to those in need has become increasingly complex. While NGOs and governments have the compassion and the institutional will to help, they too can sometimes lack the resources and technical expertise to solve such diverse problems.

PwC Announces a $30 Million Extension to Earn Your Future

Significant investment in research, innovation and capacity building for educators
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Signature program is among the broadest company-led commitments to advance financial capability and one of the largest supporting educators in the US

Press Release

Signature program is among the broadest company-led commitments to advance financial capability and one of the largest supporting educators in the US

Make-A-Wish® Launches Unprecedented Campaign to Raise Airline Miles

Give Wishes Wings® encourages travelers to donate unused miles
Article

Trillions of airline miles sit unused each year, and nearly 75 percent of the wishes granted by Make-A-Wish® involve travel – that’s why, on April 2, Make-A-Wish launched Give Wishes Wings, a month-long, national campaign focusing on the unique and critical need Make-A-Wish has for airline miles.

Donating airline miles or making a financial contribution helps grant the one true wish for children with a life-threatening medical condition – wishes like Aubrey’s, who wished to go surfing in Hawaii, or Colin’s, who wished to go whale watching.

Players Trust takes Live Below the Line Challenge for International Nonprofits

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Major League baseball players, through the Players Trust,  are focused on identifying and funding innovative approaches to help eradicate issues associated with poverty around the world.

For example, in 2008, more than one in 20 children under five years of age was dying from preventable causes in the province of Barahona, located in the western region of the Dominican Republic near the Haitian border.

DIRECTV Hosts City Year Los Angeles Corps Members

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On Tuesday, March 31, DIRECTV welcomed 25 young people serving as City Year Los Angeles AmeriCorps members to their headquarters in El Segundo, Calif. The event focused on preparing the City Year corps members for careers after their year of service in high-need schools.

Carnival Australia Cruise Passengers First to Go Ashore in Port Vila as Humanitarian Aid Shipments to Vanuatu Continue

Press Release

April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Passengers departing Brisbane this Saturday on P&O Cruises Pacific Dawn will become the first to go ashore in Port Vila following the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam.

Vila has been confirmed as safe for cruise visitors to return as a result of the determined recovery efforts that have been underway since the cyclone hit causing widespread damage.

Pacific Pearl will follow Pacific Dawn into Vila three days later with both ships continuing to deliver shipments of humanitarian aid including building material to support reconstruction efforts.

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