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PNC Commits More Than $1 Billion To Help End Systemic Racism and Support Economic Empowerment of African Americans and Low- And Moderate-Income Communities

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PITTSBURGH, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced a commitment of more than $1 billion to help end systemic racism and support economic empowerment of African Americans and low- and moderate-income communities.

BeChangeMaker Contestants Play to Win - for the good of the globe

Since the inception of the HP Foundation’s BeChangeMaker contest, hundreds of social entrepreneurs have emerged with a mission to do more.
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By Heidi Mitchell

Rebuilding Together, Wells Fargo Launch Efforts to Rebuild Homes

Wells Fargo funding for Rebuilding Together to provide critical reports to neighbors
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WASHINGTON, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit organization that provides critical home repairs to individuals in need at no cost to them and revitalizes communities throughout the country, announced today a national collaboration with Wells Fargo. Through grants provided by Wells Fargo, Rebuilding Together affiliates will repair homes for people in need throughout the country.

Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia Join Forces to Turn Recycled Tires into Shoes

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  • This World Environment Day, Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia embark on a new partnership to turn recycled tires into shoes 
  • The partnership aims to convert 40,000 tires into ~400,000 pairs of shoes by the end of 2022 
  • Bridgestone Indonesia has pledged $60,000 to assist Soles4Souls Asia in their global relief efforts

 

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  • This World Environment Day, Bridgestone Indonesia and Soles4Souls Asia embark on a new partnership to turn recycled tires into shoes 
  • The partnership aims to convert 40,000 tires into ~400,000 pairs of shoes by the end of 2022 
  • Bridgestone Indonesia has pledged $60,000 to assist Soles4Souls Asia in their global relief efforts

 

AFLAC Donates 10,000 Face Shields to Montgomery County EMA

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AFLAC donated 10,000 face shields to the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency on June 8 – a donation that started with a concerned doctor’s comment to her husband.

Building Distance Learning Essentials with Corrugated

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With millions of students across the country forced to shift to study at home, the race is on to get essential resources to those without access. As other industries work to provide online learning access, the paper and packaging sector is uniquely placed to provide analog tools like writing equipment and pop-up corrugated workspaces.

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PayPal Announces $530 Million Commitment to Support Black Businesses, Strengthen Minority Communities and Fight Economic Inequality

Funds will provide immediate financial relief, sustained support and long-term investment to expand economic opportunity for Black and underrepresented minority businesses and communities
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SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/-- PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) on June 11, 2020 announced a $530 million commitment to support Black and minority-owned businesses and communities in the U.S., especially those hardest hit by the pandemic, to help address economic inequality. As part of its investment, the company is bolstering its internal programs to further increase diversity, equity and inclusion within the PayPal community.

VF to Help COVID-19 Healthcare Workers Relieve Stress

T​​​​​​​HE VF FOUNDATION LAUNCHES A $50,000 CHALLENGE MATCH TO SEND HEALTHCARE HEROES ON OUTDOOR ADVENTURES
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Here’s What You Need to Know: Record numbers of healthcare workers are experiencing distress, anxiety and depression as they work to battle COVID-19. The VF Foundation will match your donations for HERO RECHARGE, an outdoor adventure program specifically designed to bring a welcome, healing break to frontline workers.

Frontline healthcare workers and first responders have become our heroes in the fight against COVID-19. They toil daily among the critically ill to help save lives, watch too many patients die and put their own safety and health at risk to help others.

Whole Planet Foundation $10,000 Fund Partners Move for Microcredit

Move with these brands during the Power Your Purpose Virtual 5K on June 27
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Whole Planet Foundation’s $10,000 Fund partners are mobilizing to support microentrepreneurs around the world on June 27th!

Build Back Better: Turning Turmoil into a Lasting Transformation

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As we navigate through month six of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re experiencing its impact on many levels – physically, emotionally, financially, spiritually. The sheer scale and reach of the pandemic creates paradoxes that we’re all wrestling to understand.

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