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MLB & MLBPA Announce Third Round of 11 Nonprofit Recipients of the "Healthy Relationships Community Grant" Program

Q3 Funding Brings Overall Donation to $1.5 Million Toward Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors and Providing Services for Mental Health Resiliency & Positive Relationship Skills
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November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today announced the third round of recipients of the joint “Healthy Relationships Community Grant” program. The current distribution of nearly $500,000 is going to 11 nonprofit organizations, marking approximately $1.5 million donated to 32 organizations as part of the third of seven donation phases through 2021.

Sands Addresses Systemic Racism through New Initiatives and Community Partnerships

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The events of 2020 have sparked a deeper societal conversation about the impact of systemic racism in the United States. This conversation occurred at Sands, as well, starting internally with our Team Members and blossoming into an enhanced effort to promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for all, including expanding our investments in and partnerships with community organizations dedicated to diversity.

Drive Out Hunger Supplies 1.15 Million Meals to Food Banks

Alliant Energy’s Foundation leads successful virtual golf event
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MADISON, Wis., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Seven food banks are receiving a total of $385,000 from the annual Drive Out Hunger golf event, held by Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These funds will purchase 1.15 million meals to fight hunger and provide food for local families.

The golf event, traditionally held in-person, was re-envisioned as a virtual event in 2020 to prioritize safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsors were encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines and play golf on their own time during September and October.

ON Semiconductor Adopts Underprivileged Schools in India

Written By: Rekha Nayak, human resources manager in India and grant advisor for Asia region
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World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children's Day and is celebrated on November 20 each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide and improving children's welfare.

This is an annual day of action for children and a time for generations to come together to reimagine the type of world we want to create.

The Truist Foundation Awards Purpose Built Communities $7 Million Grant

Grant to advance work to improve health outcomes, economic mobility and racial equity in neighborhoods throughout U.S.
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Watch Bill Rogers, president and chief operating officer, Truist Financial Corporation, and chairman of the board, Truist Foundation, and Shirley Franklin, executive chair of the board of directors, Purpose Built Communities, make the announcement about a $7 million Truist Foundation grant to Purpose Built Communities during the nonprofit’s 11th annual conference.

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Watch Bill Rogers, president and chief operating officer, Truist Financial Corporation, and chairman of the board, Truist Foundation, and Shirley Franklin, executive chair of the board of directors, Purpose Built Communities, make the announcement about a $7 million Truist Foundation grant to Purpose Built Communities during the nonprofit’s 11th annual conference.

FedEx Inducted Into U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized FedEx as a Corporate Citizenship Hall of Fame inductee for our longstanding commitment to global citizenship. Our focus on sustainable transportation, global entrepreneurship, and delivering for good enables us to bring the full force of our unique capabilities to bear on helping communities around the world.  

Feeding Kids and Fueling Dreams During a Pandemic

Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a Truist Cares* grant recipient, continues to help underserved youth find comfort and hope when it’s needed most.
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University of St. Michael's College President's Capstone Award Winners Celebrated

Winning projects focused on an innovative lifecycle perspective in mining, youth employment during COVID 19, and purpose enablement in responsible investing.
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TORONTO, November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This week the University of St. Michael’s College is celebrating Student Capstone Projects, the summative exercise in the Diploma in Social Responsibility and Sustainability Program. These projects are designed to create positive social and environmental impact. This year’s winning projects focused on an innovative lifecycle perspective in mining, youth employment during COVID 19, and purpose enablement in responsible investing. 

Johnson & Johnson to Address Racial and Social Injustice Through Platform that Aims to Eliminate Health Inequities for People of Color

Johnson & Johnson commits $100 million over the next five years to invest in and promote health equity solutions
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Johnson & Johnson announced today $100 million in commitments and collaborations over the next five years to invest in and promote health equity solutions for Black people and other communities of color in the United States. Society has been significantly impacted by systemic racism, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic decline throughout this year, which have all spotlighted healthcare inequities.

Senior Activity Center Receives Grant for their Nutrition Program from ON Semiconductor Foundation

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The Senior Activity Center in Pocatello, Idaho is an organization committed to providing nutritional meals to seniors older than the age of 60. They announced that they have been awarded a $10,000 grant from the ON Semiconductor Foundation. The grant will be used to purchase food for the center’s nutrition program.

The Senior Activity Center’s mission is to provide a daily nutritional meal and support socialization, physical and cognitive activities that will serve the community’s senior population.

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