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50 Ideas to Do Good Year-Round (With and Without Opening Your Wallet!)

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We frequently think about giving back, yet we’re only giving about half as much as we intend to. So, what’s the secret to engaging more people in your corporate Goodness program? Making it personal and intentional! 

Conway Center Revolutionizes Affordable Housing in Washington, D.C.

Simone Scott and her children are among the first residents of the Conway Center, an affordable housing development in Washington, D.C., that also provides job training, health care, and other resources, thanks to a grant from Wells Fargo.
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Just a few years ago, Simone Scott lost her job, lost her home, and suffered a seizure while pregnant, all in a short period of time, leaving her, her young son, and newborn daughter homeless. But after learning about the nonprofit So Others Might Eat, or SOME, Scott received housing and support, allowing her to get back on her feet. Today, she is enjoying her new home at SOME’s Conway Center and hopes to give back to others like herself as a wellness consultant.

Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Launch New “Concept and Create” Virtual Field Trip Nationwide to Empower 21st Century Makers and Doers

Students Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math (STEAM) Concepts at Stanley Black & Decker’s Makerspace, Inspiring Cross-Disciplinary Learning through Action in Innovation
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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Stanley Black & Decker, the world's largest tools and storage company and leader in engineered fastening and security, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced Innovation Generation: Making an Impact’s inaugural Concept and Create

United Way, Subaru Unveil New Reading Oasis at Forest Hill Elementary School in Celebration of Read Across America Week

Reading oasis containing more than 400 new books aims to move the needle on early literacy levels of local students
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CAMDEN, N.J., March 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Subaru of America, Inc. celebrated Read Across America Week on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, by unveiling a new reading oasis for students at Forest Hill Elementary School.

Alliance Data Presents a Special Evening With Five for Fighting

Dallas event benefits Plano-based for-cause organization, My Possibilities
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PLANO, Texas, March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/– My Possibilities (MP) a North Texas for-cause organization invites you to attend A Special Evening with Five for Fighting, Sunday, April 7 at the Winspear Opera House.

The PepsiCo Foundation Expands Access to Safe Water for More Than 22 Million People Worldwide; Part of PepsiCo's Broader Aim to Contribute to Positive Water Impact

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PURCHASE, N.Y., March 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - PepsiCo announced today that it has helped more than 22 million people in underserved communities around the world gain access to safe water since 2006. In the last year alone, PepsiCo and its partners expanded access for more than 6 million people, indicating the company is on track to exceed its goal to support a total of 25 million people with safe water access by 2025.

Nourishing Communities: How T. Rowe Price Works With Local Organizations to End Global Hunger

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Approximately 11% of the world's inhabitants (some 821 million people) face chronic hunger, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. T. Rowe Price, however, is committed to supporting global hunger relief— the firm maintains alliances across the globe with organizations such as City Harvest London, Care and Share Food Bank, San Francisco Marin Food Bank, Feeding Tampa Bay, and the Maryland Food Bank.

Discovery Education and LG Electronics USA Celebrate “International Day of Happiness” Discussing Science-Based Practices to Achieve Sustainable Happiness

Student and Educators Celebrate International Day of Happiness by joining Day of Learning Twitter Chat to Explore the Science Behind Happiness
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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — In celebration of the International Day of Happiness, LG Electronics USA and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced the International Day of Happiness Day of Learning – a nationwide, day-long conversation designed to create meaningful dialogue around the importance of happiness and deliver new resources and tips for practicing happiness skills with teachers, students and families.

P&G Sets New Goal to Deliver 25 Billion Liters of Clean Drinking Water to Families in Need Worldwide

After achieving its 2020 goal of delivering 15 billion liters one year early, the Company increases its target to 25 billion liters of clean water by 2025
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CINCINNATI, March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — This World Water Day, Procter & Gamble (P&G) is celebrating the achievement of its 2020 goal of delivering 15 billion liters of clean drinking water through its non-profit Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program. P&G is now accelerating its efforts to help provide clean drinking water to even more people by delivering 25 billion liters – more than 100 billion glasses of water – worldwide by 2025.

SunTrust Foundation Awards $5 Million Grant to Westside Future Fund

Grant will support mixed-income housing and economic development within Atlanta’s Westside community
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ATLANTA, March 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The SunTrust Foundation announced today it awarded a $5 million grant to the Westside Future Fund (WFF). The grant will positively impact Atlanta’s historic Westside neighborhoods, whose footprint once housed more than 40,000 residents by supporting mixed-income housing and economic development. This will ensure that legacy residents can continue to call the historic Westside home and thrive as part of the revitalization efforts taking place.

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