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Baxter Employee and Patient Advocate Recognized for Improving Access to Care for Individuals with Kidney Disease

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James A. Sloand, MD, FACP, FASN, senior medical director and global therapeutic lead for peritoneal dialysis at Baxter, was recently awarded The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) John V. Heher Humanitarian Award, which recognizes an individual that has exemplified the NKF’s mission through outstanding dedication to the kidney community.

Points of Light Expresses Deep Concern Over President Trump’s Budget Proposal and the Potential Impact on Volunteering and Service

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ATLANTA, March 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, is deeply concerned over President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint and the broad impact the non-defense discretionary program cuts would have on the nonprofit sector’s ability to engage Americans in volunteer service.

Supporting the Rodeo Run for Education

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Weatherford is a proud partner of the 30th annual Rodeo Run presented by ConocoPhillips, a Houston tradition which has awarded over $4.8 million in college scholarships to Texas high school students through the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Educational Fund since its inception. 

As a Gold Spur sponsor, we were glad to see our employees join thousands of runners and volunteers to raise money for college scholarships.

Communications Network is the Foundation of Smarter Cities and Smarter Grids

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The future of electric utilities is tightly bound to their ability to provide automated distribution of electric services. To support these evolving intelligent delivery systems, reliable high performance Internet Protocol (IP) data communications are required. Today’s utility communications networks consist of two distinct parts: Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), with the IT network supporting the business operations and the OT network supporting electric service delivery operations.

Kids and Teens Across America Make Their Mark on Hunger Through Service

generationOn and C&S Wholesale Grocers team up to engage youth in the fight against hunger and food insecurity
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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, the third annual Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign launches nationwide to encourage kids and teens to engage in service that will help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in their communities. The campaign is powered by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers.

SAGE and Citi Community Development Announce Expansion of SAGE LGBT Elder Housing Initiative that Boosts Access to Safe, Affordable Housing for Seniors

Affordable Housing Advocate Kelly Kent to lead National LGBT Elder Housing Initiative
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NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ --  Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and Citi Community Development announced today a major expansion of SAGE’s LGBT Elder Housing initiative.

Launched last year, the SAGE LGBT Elder Housing Initiative is a comprehensive national program to expand access to safe, affordable, and welcoming housing for LGBT older adults. The Initiative supports LGBT older adults in existing senior housing while simultaneously accelerating the development of housing specifically designed for them.

General Motors Recognized for $1 Million Contribution to the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program

Pledge of ongoing support enables Red Cross to prepare for and respond to disasters
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WASHINGTON, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The American Red Cross today recognized General Motors (GM), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, for supporting Red Cross disaster relief at home and around the world through the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) with an annual donation of $1 million.

Green Standards Manages Diversion of GM Office Assets; Boosts Crowdfunding Campaign for Urban Farm in Detroit

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  • Green Standards oversees landfill diversion of tens of thousands of GM office assets including in-kind donations to community
  • More than 30 nonprofits have benefited and 1,500 tons have been diverted from landfill to date
  • Company donation of $4,500 boosts crowdfunding effort for Michigan Urban Farming Initiative

The Pentair Foundation Announces Global Community Giving Grant Cycle

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LONDON, March 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world, is pleased to announce that the Pentair Foundation is now accepting applications for its global community giving grant cycle through March 31, 2017.

Reflections from the Big Game to Big Giving

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by Elizabeth Killinger

After hosting the most viewed and arguably most amazing Big Game ever played, and with Houstonians now saddling up for the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, it’s easy to forget the hard work so many folks put into creating such a successful citywide event.

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