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Historic Donation Boosts Education in Mexico

Working to provide access to education to millions of Mexicans who never had the opportunity to study
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Meeting her daughters’ teachers used to be difficult for María de la Luz Vázquez. A single mother from the community of Calamanda, in Querétaro, Mexico, during parent-teacher conferences Vázquez felt ashamed of the fact that she herself did not know how to read or write.

Today her daughters are 28 and 19, and it’s Vázquez’ great pleasure to do her own homework alongside her young granddaughter after successfully receiving her primary school certificate through the literacy program of the National Institute for Adult Education (INEA).

Jeff Fettig Global Habitat Build | Whirlpool Corporation

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Whirlpool Corporation is celebrating the conclusion of its first-ever Global Habitat Build Project -- a project which engaged more than 200 Whirlpool Corporation employee volunteers in 14 Habitat for Humanity home build projects in eight countries. The project was coordinated to recognize the many contributions of the company’s former CEO, Jeff Fettig, who retired on October 31, 2017, and to celebrate the 17-year partnership between Habitat for Humanity International and Whirlpool Corporation.

Announcing Bloomberg’s Data Science Academic Engagement Programs

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February 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - At Bloomberg, we believe in contributing back to the community. In data science, we contribute back by sponsoring conferences, meetups, publishing our findings in conferences and journals, and contributing code to open source libraries. In addition to these efforts, we support academic research through meaningful engagement with university faculty and Ph.D. candidates.

The Manufacturing Institute, Ingersoll Rand Promote Women in Manufacturing

STEP Forward event engages Charlotte-area women to discuss opportunities and navigate their careers
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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Manufacturing Institute and Ingersoll Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, brought together 200 women in manufacturing for a two-day event, STEP Forward: Charlotte, packed with leadership development sessions, networking, and roundtable discussions.

CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston Partnership Targets Hurricane Harvey Recovery

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CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $6 Million to Rebuilding Together Houston with an immediate goal of repairing up to 300 homes in Houston’s Independence Heights community over the next three years, in addition to longer-term recovery efforts. The partnership is part of the CITGO Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative, which is dedicated to recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

$6 Million Donation Designed to Repair up to 300 Homes in Three Years
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CITGO Petroleum Corporation is donating up to $6 Million to Rebuilding Together Houston with an immediate goal of repairing up to 300 homes in Houston’s Independence Heights community over the next three years, in addition to longer-term recovery efforts. The partnership is part of the CITGO Fueling Good. Rebuilding Lives. initiative, which is dedicated to recovery in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Citi Community Development Announces $2.6 Million Investment in Collaboration with 12 Municipalities and Regions, to Support Free Tax Preparation Services

Citi’s investment will expand awareness of Earned Income Tax Credits and availability of high quality free tax preparation services in 12 cities and regions across the country
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NEW YORK, January 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Citi Community Development announced today a $2.6 million investment to support free tax preparation services for eligible workers in major cities and regions across the country. Launched on National Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, the investment will support municipal efforts to expand awareness, access and capacity of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites during the 2018 tax season.

KeyBank Provides $16.6 Million in Total Financing for New Affordable Housing in Pittsburgh

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CLEVELAND, January 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided $16.6 million in total financing for Allegheny Dwellings Phase I. The first of three phases, Allegheny Dwellings Phase I involves replacing existing public housing with 65 new mixed income units in Pittsburgh’s Fineview neighborhood. The Project will be developed by TREK Development Group, in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2018 CommunityWINS Grant Program

$3 million commitment over the next three years will support neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in local municipalities
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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - January 25, 2018 – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced the 2018 CommunityWINS® grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in municipalities across the country.

KeyBank Provides $10.4 Million in Total Financing for Affordable Housing in Upstate New York

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CLEVELAND, January 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided a total of $10.4 million in financing to Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., for the acquisition and rehabilitation of Ithaca City Apartments, a 98-unit complex located in Ithaca, NY.

Ithaca City Apartments will be permanently restricted as affordable housing, and create high-quality, energy efficient options in one of the strongest housing markets in upstate NY.

Lynne Callis-Wilson of Key’s CDLI group arranged the financing.

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