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Sponsor Spotlight: Whirlpool Corporation

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Over the past 18 years, Whirlpool has partnered with Habitat for Humanity, committing more than $101 million to programs in over 45 different countries. In the United States and Canada, Whirlpool has donated more than 184,000 ranges and refrigerators to new Habitat homes, serving more than 100,000 families, according to the Whirlpool Corporation website.

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Detroit News: STEM Talent is Critical

Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe to Co-Chair the 2018 FIRST Robotics Championship in Michigan
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by Patti Poppe, President and CEO of Consumers Energy

This is an exciting time for Consumers Energy and the energy industry. We’re in the midst of unprecedented transformation. Technological advances are rapidly reshaping the way we do business.

Keep America Beautiful and Volunteers Unite for Great American Cleanup Earth Day Events Nationwide

Nation’s largest community improvement program delivers environmental, economic and social benefits to local communities
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, led by its network of more than 600 affiliates and other partners across the country, will rally tens of thousands of volunteers at events across the country on and around Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, as part of its annual Great American Cleanup.

SC Johnson Sets a New Standard in Transparency

The Science Inside: Company Unveils How it Selects Ingredients to Protect Human Health and the Environment
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RACINE, Wis., April 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- SC Johnson today released its 26th annual Sustainability Report, The Science Inside, which shares publicly the criteria inside the company’s Greenlist™ ingredient selection program. The Greenlist™ program helps the company continually improve its products by choosing ingredients to better protect human health and the environment. People can now see, in detail, the care that goes into choosing each of the ingredients that are used in SC Johnson products.

Consumers Energy Foundation Announces $500,000 in Grants for Kitchen Incubator, School of the Arts in Jackson

Contributions boost downtown development in energy provider’s hometown.
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JACKSON, Mich., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation today announced $500,000 for two major projects near its downtown headquarters, supporting an incubator for chefs to grow their businesses and the relocation and expansion of the Jackson School of the Arts.

Scotiabank Commits $300,000 in Support of the Community of Humboldt and the Province of Saskatchewan

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TORONTO, April 16, 2018 /CNW/ - To demonstrate our support following the recent tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos Junior hockey team, Scotiabank is committing $300,000 in support of the people of Humboldt, Saskatchewan and area.

Atlanta Homeownership to Get $6 Million Boost

Mayor Bottoms joins Wells Fargo to announce NeighborhoodLIFT program will offer homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants
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ATLANTA, April 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network members — Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc., and NeighborWorks Columbus — today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand in the Atlanta area with a $6 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership in the counties of Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett.

The UPS Foundation Awards $16 Million to Increase Humanitarian Relief, Community Resilience, and Safety Efforts

UPS expands medical drone network and public health care supply chain initiatives in Africa
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ATLANTA, April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship efforts of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it is awarding 2018 grants and in-kind support totaling more than $16 million to non-profit, non-governmental organizations and United Nations agencies for humanitarian relief, community resilience and safety programs worldwide. Grants provide support for disaster response, preparedness and recovery, enhancing public health care supply chains and improving global road safety.

Whole Kids Foundation Funds 600 New Edible Education Gardens

Recipients include schools and non-profit organizations working to create a deeper connection between kids and food
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AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, Whole Kids Foundation announced 602 new school and school-garden-support-organization grant recipients. The recipients cover 46 U.S. states and nine Canadian provinces, providing educational opportunities around agriculture, ecology, nutrition and business for 356,798 students.

Consumers Energy Helps Nurture STEM Careers through Sponsorship in FIRST® Robotics State Competition

Company participation helps promote next generation of Michigan innovators
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SAGINAW, Mich., April 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – A competition of student-built and remote-control operated robots is helping spur interest in and pursuit of future high-demand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers at the FIRST® in Michigan robotics state championships, sponsored by Consumers Energy.

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