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The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Las Vegas and MGM Resorts International Present 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

Thousands Expected in Downtown Las Vegas to Celebrate at One of the Nation’s Largest Annual Parades Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy
Press Release

LAS VEGAS, January 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) will return for the seventh consecutive year as the presenting sponsor of the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade to be held on Monday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. in downtown Las Vegas.

West Mabee Boys and Girls Club Director Understands the Impact the Club Can Have on Youths

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Ask Jamar Giddings to pin down his favorite memory from a childhood spent with the Boys & Girls Club and he’ll tell you it was scatterball.

The game, a form of dodgeball, helped nurture an athletic ability and competitiveness that would eventually lead him out of an impoverished area of Lawton and ultimately back into the fold of the organization that shaped his life.

Giddings and his older brother grew up in the foster care system. They never knew their father and their mother left when Jamar was 5.

Americorps Members to Repair Flood-Damaged Homes in Louisiana with Rebuilding Together for MLK Day

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Rebuilding Together will join with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Acadiana, and its AmeriCorps members to repair flood-damaged homes for MLK Day. 

Press Release

Rebuilding Together will join with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Acadiana, and its AmeriCorps members to repair flood-damaged homes for MLK Day. 

JPMorgan Chase and CCSSO Announce $20 Million to Improve Career Education for Young People in 10 U.S. States

Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced $20 million in grants to 10 U.S. states to dramatically increase the number of students who graduate from high school prepared for careers.

GM Partners with Girls Who Code to Empower Future Technology and Engineering Leaders

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DETROIT, January 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The gender gap in technology and engineering is getting worse despite the increased demand for STEM-related jobs. GM and the national nonprofit Girls Who Code (GWC) today announced a partnership to inspire and empower thousands of U.S. middle and high school girls to become future leaders in these fields.

No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Seek Veterans for 2017 Warriors to Summits Expedition

Veterans with disabilities can apply for the journey through March 5, 2017
Press Release

FORT COLLINS, Colo. January 10, 2017/3BL Media/  - No Barriers Warriors and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) are seeking veterans with disabilities for the 2017 Warriors to Summits Expedition.

Giving Back: Aiding Access to Clean Water in the San Juan Tlacotenco Community

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According to the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program for Water Supply and Sanitation, at least 1.8 billion people around the world drink contaminated water, and an even greater number drink water delivered through unsanitary systems. With a significant presence of employees in San Juan Tlacotenco, a community near Cuernavaca, Mexico, Baxter identified the lack of a stable and safe water supply as an opportunity to help.

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Keep America Beautiful’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Opens 2017 Grant Application Period

Nation’s Leading Steward in Fight to End Littering Offers Financial Aid, Expert Resources; 2016 Program Delivers Average Reduction in Cigarette Butt Litter of 60 Percent
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., January 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a green, clean and beautiful place to live, today announced the organization has opened the grant application period for the 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program to help communities combat the most commonly littered item in America.

Keep Charleston Beautiful, Compost Rangers Help Alleviate Local Food Waste

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There’s little doubt that Charleston, South Carolina, has a national reputation as a great “food town.” And, yet, like many cities and towns throughout the U.S., it struggles with an equally prevalent food problem.

Among two food-related issues Charleston aims to address are: 1) lack of accessibility to fresh affordable produce in low socio-economic status neighborhoods, and 2) lack of community-wide education about the benefits of food recycling/composting.

Subaru Announces Sales-Matching Meal Donations to Feeding America for the Third Consecutive Year

Subaru to Donate more than 600,000 Meals to Help Feed People Who Struggle with Hunger
Press Release

CHERRY HILL, N.J., January 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - To celebrate Subaru’s eighth record-breaking sales year in 2016, the automaker will once again donate one meal* for every vehicle sold in 2016 – 615,132 – to help Feeding America® carry out its mission of ending hunger in the United States. Subaru will contribute $55,925 to help Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization.

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