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Wells Fargo Pledges to Give Away $400 Million This Year

By Shannon Prather, Star Tribune
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Wells Fargo has pledged to dramatically increase its philanthropy, largely through its Minnesota-born foundation, with plans to give away $400 million to nonprofits, schools and other good causes this year.

Smithfield Foods Donates $25,000 to the Luter Family YMCA to Support Youth Development Outreach Programs

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Smithfield, Va., May 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a $25,000 donation to the Luter Family YMCA to support community programs that provide children, families, and individuals the support and resources needed to be healthier, more confident, connected, and secure.
 
“We are grateful for Smithfield’s tremendous impact on our

Smithfield Foods and Victory Junction Unveil New Indoor Archery Facility

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Randleman, N.C., May 29, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Victory Junction, a children’s camp committed to enriching the lives of children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life-changing camp experiences, unveiled the Smithfield Foods Archery Center on May 21st. The camp’s new indoor facility is funded by a $500,000 gift from the Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Gildan Supports the Leonardo Martínez Hospital in Honduras With Donation of Medical Equipment

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The Leonardo Martínez Valenzuela Hospital received a donation of medical equipment for its surgery ward from Gildan, which was commemorated on April 6 by the First Lady of Honduras, Ana García de Hernández. The equipment, valued at more than US $520,000, for the new operating rooms at the healthcare center will provide free services to patients in the Northern Region of the country. This new surgical module is expected to perform more than 8,000 surgeries annually.

SC Johnson Donations are Helping to Develop Tomorrow’s Workforce

STEM programs are a focus of SC Johnson’s philanthropic contributions
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RACINE, Wis., March 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Recognizing the need to continue developing students today for tomorrow’s workforce, SC Johnson is proud to support education through its philanthropic contributions, a portion of which includes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs worldwide.

Good Sports, FOX Sports Supports and FOX Sports "Magnify" Series Team up to Bring Sports Equipment to Chicago Youth

21st Century Fox Will Match Every Donation to Good Sports Made Through www.goodsports.org/shotinthedark, Dollar-for-Dollar, Up to $25,000
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LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Good Sports has teamed up with FOX Sports Supports and FOX Sports Films’ MAGNIFY documentary “Shot in the Dark,” providing sports and fitness opportunities to the youth of Chicago. Supporters of the initiative can visit www.goodsports.org/shotinthedark to personally handpick sports equipment that will be directly donated by Good Sports to the youth programs in Chicago.

FX’s “American Crime Story” Donates $15,000 Worth of Set Materials to Habitat for Humanity

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Twentieth Century Fox Television and the production crew of FX Networks’ American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace have made donations of nearly $15,000 worth of furniture, artwork, lights and more materials used on set to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. The organization helps provide home improvement materials to families in need, and TCFTV provided an entire warehouse worth of items at entirely no cost.

Scotiabank Donates $500,000 to the University of Manitoba

Establishes dentistry fund to help underserved populations, and endows new scholarship in data analytics
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Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign, giving students’ academic support and opportunities to serve their community.

A portion of the new donation will help more Manitobans get the oral health care they need, while enhancing dentistry student training. The remainder will establish the Scotiabank Scholarship in Data Analytics in the Asper School of Business.

Scotiabank Donates $15,000 to WL Minor Hockey Association

A $15,000 donation to the Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association has its president speechless.
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A $15,000 donation to the Williams Lake Minor Hockey Association during the Rogers Hometown Hockey weekend in the lakecity has its president speechless.

Scotiabank and Williams Lake branch manager Aaron Mannella made the presentation to WLMHA president Todd Isnardy Saturday, who was overwhelmed by the support.

“It’s absolutely amazing,” Isnardy said. “I don’t know what to say. When you get something like that it’s kind of like when we got the Carey Price goaltending gear donation.”

In Time of Need, Tonya Dirkse Found Warmth, Peace

Duke Energy heating assistance programs help people in 7 states
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Tonya Dirkse was, in her own words, at her breaking point.  

Recently divorced with no job, she was having trouble making ends meet and was hesitant to ask for help. Then her sister mentioned that she might qualify for social services assistance, saying that it would be “a hand-up not a hand-out.” 

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