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Molson Coors Canada Staking $1 Million to Advocate for More Active Living Across Canada

Molson Coors Community Cheer program enables selected Canadian communities to access funds to help promote healthy, active lifestyles
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Toronto and Montreal - September 20, 2011 - Does your community rink need a new roof? The local baseball field new fencing? Want to start a program that gets people up and moving? Molson Coors Community Cheer program just may be the answer. Together with the voting support of Canadians, the program will donate up to $1 million to support projects and initiatives across Canada that help promote a healthy, active lifestyle in local communities – and it’s looking for worthy recipients.  

GE lauds Stamford's curriculum work, cites adult issues in school system

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The GE Foundation carried out the annual review of Stamford’s schools to assess the outcomes of the company's donations on both mathematics and literacy classes. The report mentions 13 achievements the district has made over the course of the past year, several of which focus on math and science curriculum development. GE's grant program provided $16 million to support the district's math program, and recently promised an additional $10.3 million to support literacy efforts. 

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The GE Foundation carried out the annual review of Stamford’s schools to assess the outcomes of the company's donations on both mathematics and literacy classes. The report mentions 13 achievements the district has made over the course of the past year, several of which focus on math and science curriculum development. GE's grant program provided $16 million to support the district's math program, and recently promised an additional $10.3 million to support literacy efforts. 

Keep America Beautiful Affiliates Receive “Power of Green” Grants

Grants Will Support Six Community Greening Programs in 2011
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) STAMFORD, Conn. - July 21, 2011 - Six Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliates were selected to receive KAB “Power of Green” Technical Services Grants. The program, which is in its second year, is designed to provide in-kind technical expertise from Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) staff, in addition to a monetary grant of $2,500, for beautification and community greening projects that improve public spaces.

Children + Books = Possibilities

By Rachel Classen
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As part of the Herman Miller Education team’s recent book drive, our dealership, Workplace Resource Southern California, collected books for some very deserving children.

Starbucks Inspires Change

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This week marks the 37th annual National Volunteer Week and according to the HandsOn Network, the week is about “taking action, encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social change.” NGOs like HandsOn aren’t the only ones realizing the collective power communities have in fueling positive societal change; there are also a few corporate pioneers taking a proactive approach to engaging their employees and consumers in making the world a better place; one example

ACE Cash Express Supports Back on My Feet with $18,000 Donation

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) IRVING, March 1, 2011-- ACE Cash Express, Inc., a leading retailer of financial services, announced a donation of $18,000 to Back On My Feet in support of its mission to teach critical life skills-including discipline, financial management and goal setting-to individuals living in homeless shelters.

This donation was made possible through the ACE Community Fund, ACE’s corporate giving program that focuses on children, education and financial literacy.

The Home Depot Foundation Selects Two Cities for Sustainability Program

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Under The Home Depot Foundation umbrella, the Sustainable Cities Institute (SCI) was formed in 2009, which is working with cities across the country to assist in the planning and implementation of local sustainability strategies. Read Full Article from Triple Pundit Here

 

World Centric Community Center: Conversation, Community, and Calling by Cecile Andrews, Tuesday, December 21

Free and Open to the Public! Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric
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Tuesday, December 21st, 7-9pm
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Admission is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric
Contact cecile@cecileandrews.com for more information. 
Press Release
Tuesday, December 21st, 7-9pm
 
World Centric Community Space Wheelchair Accessible
2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
 
Admission is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by Transition Palo Alto and World Centric
Contact cecile@cecileandrews.com for more information. 

Aviva Community Fund Finalists Capture Canada’s Hearts and Votes

Top 30 Ideas Move On to the Final Competition Phase
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After over two million votes, thirty ideas have risen to the top of Canada’s wish list and been chosen as the finalists for this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition. The Fund – created by home and auto insurer Aviva Canada – provides $1,000,000 in donations to lead, empower and support community initiatives across the country. 

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After over two million votes, thirty ideas have risen to the top of Canada’s wish list and been chosen as the finalists for this year’s Aviva Community Fund competition. The Fund – created by home and auto insurer Aviva Canada – provides $1,000,000 in donations to lead, empower and support community initiatives across the country. 

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