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Do Something Amazing: Celebrate and Support Families in the United States with This Limited Time Matching Gift Opportunity

From today through July 7th, any donation you make up to $500 will be matched dollar for dollar!
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As we get ready to celebrate 4th of July, let’s do something to celebrate and support families in our country. When we work together, we can accomplish anything. Will you join America's Charities, our nonprofit member Operation Warm, and your neighbors in providing warm coats to your community?

What Is the Purpose of Stewardship?

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The FRC published the UK Stewardship Code 20202 in October 2019. It includes a revised definition of stewardship:

Stewardship is the responsible allocation, management and oversight of capital to create long-term value for clients and beneficiaries, leading to sustainable benefits for the economy, the environment and society.

How To Set Up A Virtual Event

By Jerri Barrett, Marketing and Event Consultant
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COVID-19 has significantly impacted the event industry, forcing some organizations to cancel 2020 events, while others are moving to virtual events.

The Nation's Mayors Commit to Advancing Healthy Buildings in the Fight Against COVID-19

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors pass a resolution encouraging communities around the country to take action by advancing integrated solutions, such as the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health-Safety Rating, to support a healthier and more equitable recovery.

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The U.S. Conference of Mayors pass a resolution encouraging communities around the country to take action by advancing integrated solutions, such as the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health-Safety Rating, to support a healthier and more equitable recovery.

Team Rubicon and Patient Advocate Foundation Expand COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program Thanks to Additional Donation from the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation

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LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- With nearly 11,000 patients served, including 1,000 emergency food deliveries made and over 10,000 financial assistance grants being provided in 49 states, Team Rubicon (TR) and Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) are announcing the expansion of the COVID-19 Emergency Food Assistance Program. The program, a collaboration between TR and PAF, provides emergency food and financial assistance to people living with cancer, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

LGBTQIA+ Entrepreneurship Nonprofit Receives Pro Bono Expansion Consult From JPMorgan Chase

Common Impact Partners StartOut and JPMorgan Chase for Virtual Volunteering Project Amidst COVID-19
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Early this year, LGBTQIA+ entrepreneurship nonprofit StartOut and JPMorgan Chase began a three-month virtual volunteering project to develop a strategy for the decade-old organization’s new expansion efforts.

USA Continues to Be a Leader in Sustainable Squid

Seafreeze Limited and Sea Fresh USA Certified as Sustainable
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WASHINGTON, June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Longfin squid (Doryteuthis (Amerigo) pealeii), also known as loligo, and Northern shortfin squid (Illex illecebrosus) caught by Seafreeze Limited and Sea Fresh USA off the U.S. East Coast achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification today. The accomplishment firmly places the USA as a global leader in the production of certified squid, as the only two MSC-certified sustainably managed fisheries occur in U.S.

Keep America Beautiful Joins SoulBuffalo's Ocean Plastics Leadership Network as Nonprofit Member

Organizations to Partner on Promoting National Clean Beaches Week, July 1-7, 2020
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STAMFORD, Conn., June 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s premier community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it has joined SoulBuffalo’s Ocean Plastics Leadership Network (OPLN), a global community of retailers, brands, NGOs and alliances committed to developing new approaches, innovations and solutions-based projects to address the impacts of plastic waste.

As Deforestation Escalates in the Amazon, Ceres Releases Major New Investor Framework to Drive Urgent Corporate Action

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New research shows commodity-driven deforestation is associated with five percent of global emissions; and deforestation in Amazon rose 50 percent in the first four months of 2020 as the economy began to collapse 

New Ceres’ Investor Guide to Deforestation and Climate Change calls on investors to tackle deforestation risks at same scale and speed they bring to broader portfolio-wide climate risks

Greater Than Aids, With Support From Walgreens and Orasure Technologies, to Provide 10,000 Free In-home HIV Tests to Community Partners

The Collaboration Expands HIV Self-Testing in High-Need Areas During COVID-19
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With in-person health services limited due to COVID-19, Greater Than AIDS, a public information initiative of KFF, and Walgreens have announced a new program to provide 10,000 OraQuick® In-Home HIV Test kits to support expanded testing options in high-need areas. Local health agencies and community-based organizations will distribute the FDA-approved, self-administered tests at no cost to those unable to get tested in person.  

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