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Jangala and the Fight to Connect Homeless Communities During COVID-19

After the world went online, the homeless community became more marginalized than ever before. This is how Jangala stepped in to help.
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Two key tools are often required to participate in today’s society: a device and the connectivity to make it work.

Most of us take this for granted. Particularly since the pandemic hit, we have been confined to our homes and armed with our laptops, phones, WiFi and high-speed data. They gave us access to entertainment and kept us in touch with friends and family. Some of us have been able to carry on working remotely, seamlessly sharing documents and connecting with colleagues. The internet kept life going when the world outside our doorstep appeared to come to a halt.

Merck Announces Fifth Round of Global Grants to Tackle Maternal Mortality and Promote Health Equity Worldwide

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Merck recently announced a fifth round of grants in its Merck for Mothers Global Grants program dedicated to reducing maternal mortality in locations where there is the greatest need. Merck for Mothers, the company’s global initiative launched in 2011 to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life, supports the corporate grant program which enables Merck offices around the world to aid nongovernmental organizations that are improving maternal health.

Helping Homebound Heroes Program Serves 1,500 U.S. Military Veterans

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Repairing roofs to provide safe and comfortable housing. Installing new flooring to prevent trip and fall hazards. Constructing wheelchair ramps to provide more accessible and independent living. For more than 9 million military veteran homeowners between the ages of 50-85, critical home repairs and modifications like this can be a big project to do alone.  

Daniel Tiger Goes Virtual With Creative Ideas Across PNC's Markets

As the PNC Foundation renews a commitment to Be My Neighbor Days for 2021, our regional teams find new ways to provide fun and support families.
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Everyone had to find a way to pivot in 2020 – and Daniel Tiger was no exception.

From Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Miami, Florida, PNC markets collaborated with local PBS stations last year to host Be My Neighbor Days that were a little different, but no less meaningful to the families they impacted.

What are Be My Neighbor Days?

Lead With Love: How Companies and Brands Can Help Build a Better World

Words by Marc Pritchard
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Editor's note: This article series on brands as a force for good is sponsored by Procter & Gamble and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

Rockwell Automation and Cedar Point Launch Video Series Demonstrating the STEM Concepts Behind Amusement Park Attractions

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As a part of Engineers Week, Rockwell Automation and Cedar Point launched a series of five youth-focused videos called, “It’s Not Magic, It’s Science!” The first video featuring attractions at Cedar Point, a 364-acre amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio, launched on social media this week.

Hosted by STEM influencer Jay Flores, the videos share real-life examples of science, technology, engineering and math in action. Each video includes three parts: an experiment, an explanation of the science behind the experiment, and an application of the same concept in a park attraction.

On-Demand Support for Your Small Business

Taproot Foundation pro bono now available to small businesses
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Thursday, March 11 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT 

REGISTER NOW 

Your small businesses help make up the backbone of our communities. But right now, given the challenges of this past year, we know that you may be struggling. Let’s get you connected with volunteers who can help.   

The Home Depot Foundation Commits up to $500,000 in Response to Recent Winter Storms

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In response to the recent winter storms devastating the nation, The Home Depot Foundation announced today that it is committing up to $500,000 to aid with immediate relief efforts and short- and long-term recovery for communities impacted by historic winter storms, Uri and Viola. This incremental commitment is in addition to the Foundation’s annual grants of $3.6 million to disaster relief national nonprofit partners, bringing the current total commitment for 2021 to $4.1 million. 

Life Sciences Cares & Biogen Foundation Help Launch Food for Free's Just Eats Program

$170,000 grants will fill critical gap for 3,000 food insecure families in Greater Boston via Food For Free’s new grocery box program
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Cambridge, Mass., February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Life Science Cares Boston and the Biogen Foundation have teamed up as inaugural sponsors of Food For Free’s new Just Eats Grocery Box program, a $170,000 effort to reduce food insecurity for 3,000 area families, starting this month. To launch Just Eats, Life Science Cares, the life science industry platform for giving back, has committed $50,000, and the Biogen Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cambridge-based neuroscience pioneer Biogen Inc.

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC®) and Wells Fargo's Latest Military Financial Readiness Survey Highlights the Financial Health of Military Households.

Military Servicemembers Display Financial Preparedness During COVID-19 While Borrowing Activity Increases
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WASHINGTON, February 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  Members of the armed forces, their spouses and veterans are no exception when it comes to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) and financial well-being.

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