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Wells Fargo Grants The Kitchen Community $2MM For Hundreds of School Gardens

Edible gardens educate, connect 200K underserved children to fresh, healthy food
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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today a $2 million grant to

Mural Honors Victims of Pulse Nightclub Attack

A Wells Fargo branch in Orlando, Florida, has a new mural to pay tribute to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting and celebrate the city’s united and diverse community.
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A year after the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Wells Fargo continues to remember the victims and join the city to rally around the Hispanic, LGBT, and other communities affected.

Wells Fargo recently dedicated a new mural at its Downtown Orlando branch at 131 North Orange Avenue, ahead of the first anniversary of the June 12, 2016, attack that killed 49 people and wounded dozens of others during the gay nightclub’s “Latin Night.”

Registration Opens for 2018 Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR Business Professionals Can Apply to Attend the Professional Development Program
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WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, and the Advanced Academic Programs at Johns Hopkins University today announced that they are accepting applications for the 2018 Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Playing It Safe This Summer: Spotlight on Rail Safety

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Safety is and has always been a priority for CSX, guiding every aspect of the company’s operations. CSX works tirelessly to prevent rail-related injuries and accidents at all levels through educational programs and initiatives to help protect employees, the public, and the communities in which we operate.

The summer season is a great time to revisit CSX’s “Tips for Staying Safe Near Trains or Tracks”:

Fourth Annual Chase Return the Serve Fun Day Event to Take Place on Friday, July 14 at AEG's StubHub Center

Tennis Star Maria Sharapova To Join Current ATP Star Steve Johnson, Former Olympic Gold Medalist Steve Lewis and Many Others To Help First Break Academy Celebrate Day of Tennis
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LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Chase Return the Serve Fun Day event returns to Los Angeles for the fourth straight year on Friday, July 14, at AEG’s StubHub Center in Carson.

How to Measure Social Impact of Community Collaborations

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The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is working to debut America’s first sustainable urban agrihood – a neighborhood growth model with agriculture at the center of a mixed-use development.

Youth Group Wins $10,000 Grant for Inspiring Confidence Among Homeless and Foster-Care Youth

Rock Island, Ill. group awarded grant at The Allstate Foundation Good Starts Young Rally
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CHICAGO, July 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – High school may be the most important fashion runway in a teenager’s life, but when you’re homeless or in foster care, owning a confidence-inspiring wardrobe is difficult.

Bacardi Employees Team Up with Surfrider Foundation for Beach Dune Restoration

70+ Volunteers to Remove Invasive Species and Plastics
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. and MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Teams of Bacardi employees, ecology experts and volunteers for Surfrider Foundation’s Miami chapter recently worked together to help restore the beach dune and preserve the unique ecosystem along the Miami Beach coastline.

What Corporate Foundations Can Do to Enhance Their Philanthropic Agenda

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by Jennifer Levine Hartz

Though corporate giving is a small percentage of all philanthropic monies given to non-profits in the U.S., it has an outsized opportunity to drive societal improvement and influence the hearts and minds of their stakeholders and the nation. (The organization Giving USA reports that about 5 percent of all philanthropy comes from companies each year.)

BLOG: Walls Come Tumbling Down

By Annemieke Kievit -AkzoNobel, Director of Public Affairs and Human Cities
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Walls never used to interest me that much. But ever since we launched our partnership with the MasterPeace organization four months ago, I’ve discovered how amazing they can be.

A wall is often a symbol of division, and in cities in particular, we increasingly see that there are invisible walls creating separation and detachment. Our initiative with global peace movement MasterPeace is helping to overcome that barrier.

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