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Keep Phoenix Beautiful Launches Crowd Fundraiser for New Community Garden

Funds raised via crowdsourcing to be matched by Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s
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PHOENIX, June 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A new garden is coming to life in Phoenix! Keep Phoenix Beautiful is launching a crowdsourcing campaign to raise $25,000 for their new Keep Phoenix Beautiful Community Garden. Funds raised will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s, up to $25,000, bringing the potential total amount to invest in sustainable practices here in Central Phoenix and nationwide to $50,000. Donate now through July 31st at http://bit.ly/helpkpbgrow.

Points of Light Names Comcast NBCUniversal One of America's Most Community-Minded Companies

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For the fourth consecutive year, Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to “The Civic 50,” which recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation, by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

Ecolab Recognized as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States

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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources, was recognized by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the most community-minded companies in the U.S. The 2017 Civic 50 list, announced June 20, recognizes companies that use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they operate. 

Nine Out of 10 Americans and Canadians Call for Affordable Housing Solutions

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  • Habitat for Humanity Affordable Housing Survey: Nine out of 10 say it’s important to find a solution for the lack of affordable housing.
  • Cost is the top barrier to homeownership, followed by difficulty obtaining mortgages, and most expect costs to keep increasing over the next five years.
  • Eight out of 10 say affordable housing has a positive impact on the community.
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  • Habitat for Humanity Affordable Housing Survey: Nine out of 10 say it’s important to find a solution for the lack of affordable housing.
  • Cost is the top barrier to homeownership, followed by difficulty obtaining mortgages, and most expect costs to keep increasing over the next five years.
  • Eight out of 10 say affordable housing has a positive impact on the community.

Where Art and Activism Meet: Zach Ingrasci Seeks to Create a More Equitable World Through Documentary Film

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A filmmaker and a humanitarian, Zach Ingrasci is dedicated to using his talents to help empower disenfranchised communities around the world. From living in a tent in a Syrian refugee camp to working as radish farmers and surviving on $1 a day in Guatemala, Zach and his co-director Chris Temple have cultivated an innovative style of documentary filmmaking that sits at the intersection of storytelling and social justice.

Schneider Electric Partners with Habitat for Humanity for 17th Year

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ATLANTA and ANDOVER, Mass. June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Schneider Electric announced a partnership renewal with Habitat for Humanity that will help more than 20 families secure an affordable place to call home. With a cash donation of more than $725,000, Schneider Electric’s commitment to Habitat exceeds $7.5 million in 17 years of partnership.

Building Thriving Local Food Systems

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Whole Cities Foundation is dedicated to improving individual and community health through collaborative partnerships, education, and broader access to nutritious food. 

For more information, visit wholecitiesfoundation.org

The James M. Cox Foundation Announces $250,000 Grant to Lafayette General Foundation

Funds will expand telemedicine, providing access to school‐based healthcare to 8,000 St. Martin Parish students
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LAFAYETTE, La. June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ ‐ The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to Lafayette General Foundation that
will be used to further expand telemedicine in St. Martin Parish public schools. Through Project Health, Education
and Technology (HEAT), a partnership between Lafayette General Health, St. Martin Parish Schools and Cox
Communications, as many as 8,000 students in the parish will have access to healthcare by harnessing the
technologies of telecommunications, high‐definition cameras and viewing monitors, enterprise health records and

Consumers Energy Foundation Sponsors Agri-Learning

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Thanks in part to funding provided by the Consumers Energy Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from Consumers Energy Foundation, young Michigan consumers are getting a head start on learning more about where their food really comes from.

Read the complete article via Farmers Advance.com 

 

Digging Into the Data: Why Advancing Women is Good for Business

Intel's Director of Corporate Responsibility describes the value of the company's investments in gender inclusion
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By Suzanne Fallender, Director, Corporate Responsibility; Intel Corporation

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