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10K Turkey Trekkers and $10,000 Fund Partners are Moving for Microcredit

Compete in Whole Planet Foundation's Virtual 10K Activity Challenge during November to create opportunity
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Grab your running shoes, kayak, skateboard, or whatever gets you moving and travel 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) or more between November 1-30th to complete the Whole Planet Foundation Turkey Trek Challenge to support micro entrepreneurs. Set your own personal goals in November and compete with your friends and family.

Registration remains open for the duration of the Trek, so jump in and join whenever you can.

Dining Out For Life® Hosted by Subaru Achieves Record $4.2 Million in Donations

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CAMDEN, N.J. November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With support from Subaru of America, more than $4.2 million dollars was raised for HIV/AIDS services from a single day of dining in cities across North America this year, the most funds raised since Dining Out For Life® began in 1991. 

PNC Foundation Announces $150,000 Grant To Replace Cincinnati’s Inwood Park Playground

Cincinnati Parks, Cincinnati Parks Foundation receives grant as part of PNC Grow Up Great® 15th anniversary celebration
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CINCINNATI, November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The PNC Foundation announced today that it is awarding a $150,000 grant to the Cincinnati Parks Foundation and Cincinnati Parks as part of the 15th anniversary celebration of PNC Grow Up Great. This bilingual $500 million, multi-year initiative of PNC helps prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life.

Booz Allen, Kaggle, PBS KIDS Team Up for 2019 Data Science Bowl

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More than 850 teams of data scientists, technologists, and other experts from around the world are hard at work applying their skills to uncover new insights and support learning outcomes in the 2019 Data Science Bowl

$300,000 in Grants From Duke Energy Will Aid Triangle to Transition to More Electric Buses

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  • Transit agencies plan to increase electric bus fleet
  • Duke Energy grant continues company’s push to electrify transportation in North Carolina
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  • Transit agencies plan to increase electric bus fleet
  • Duke Energy grant continues company’s push to electrify transportation in North Carolina

UPS Honored as One of America’s Most Just Companies by Forbes and Just Capital

Named to Prestigious List for Fourth Consecutive Year
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ATLANTA, November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/  UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced it was named to Forbes and JUST Capital’s annual “JUST 100” list for the fourth consecutive year. The company was again recognized as the industry leader in the transportation sector. UPS also scored first in the transportation categories for community, customers and the environment.

Rebuilding Together and Cost Plus World Market Announce Partnership to Support the Repair of Homes for People in Need and Revitalize Communities

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WASHINGTON, November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a new partnership with specialty retailer Cost Plus World Market, to provide critical home repairs to our neighbors in need and revitalize our communities.

I Am Lost in America: Raising Awareness through A Night to End Youth Homelessness

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Las Vegas Sands is committed to the fight against youth homelessness in our corporate headquarters and throughout the country by fostering relationships with local and national nonprofits, such as Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY), HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center and now the Lost in America Foundation. With the soon-to-be-released documentary film, Lost in America, director Rotimi Rainwater has created a movement to cast a wide lens on the issue of youth homelessness in America through the power of mainstream media.

eBay and Homes For Our Troops Foundation Team Up for 3rd Annual Veteran’s Day Charity Campaign

Fans can bid on VIP experiences and items plus meet-and-greets with George Clooney, Jake Tapper, Ben Stiller, Wynonna Judd, Chelsea Handler and John Oliver.
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eBay for Charity and Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) today launched their third joint charity auction in honor of Veteran’s Day to give fans the opportunity to bid on autographed items and once-in-a-lifetime experiences from  top celebrities, while also helping raise crucial funds for charity. Today through November 17, fans can visit eBay.com/HFOT to bid on their favorite experiences from stars like George Clooney, Wynonna Judd, Ben Stiller, Mindy Kaling, and more, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting HFOT.

Essential Strategies to Boost Participation in Your Goodness Initiatives

Tips and tactics from industry-leading companies with sky-high participation rates
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By tapping into your people’s passions, you can garner more participation in giving and volunteering year-round. And the more people you can engage in meaningful ways, the closer you are to creating an inclusive, purpose-driven culture that benefits your people, company and communities.

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