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Celebrating 25 Years of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

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Editor's Note: In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, we're sharing a blog post by President & CEO of the Foundation, Rita Soronen.

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Editor's Note: In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, we're sharing a blog post by President & CEO of the Foundation, Rita Soronen.

Continuing Her Daughter’s Fight for Homeless Children in Uganda

Wells Fargo team member Amy Cook started the nonprofit McKinsey Foundation to honor her daughter’s memory and commitment to fighting homelessness and poverty in Uganda.
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After her 20-year-old daughter died in a 2015 car accident, Amy Cook turned a tribute to her daughter’s memory into her life’s passion. McKinsey Cook had done missionary work in Uganda building a home for young boys living on the streets in the capital city of Kampala. When her mission was over, she had intended to return full time one day as a missionary.

After the accident, Cook, a Wells Fargo phone bank manager, traveled to Uganda so she could experience the country and meet the people who had such a profound impact on her daughter’s heart.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Raleigh-Durham Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support economic and workforce development, youth programs and neighborhood beautification
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RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations to five local nonprofits to help revitalize Raleigh-Durham neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Lowe’s Helps to Keep America Beautiful with Volunteers and More Than $6 Million in Total Contributions

With $1 Million in 2017 Donations, Lowe’s Heroes Volunteers Will Support More Than 35 Community Projects, the Great American Cleanup and a Flint, Michigan, Playground
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the organization has received a $1 million donation from Lowe’s to support more than 35 local community service projects in 2017. Since the partnership began in 2012, Lowe’s has contributed more than $6 million and over 1,800 Lowe’s Heroes volunteers to help Keep America Beautiful improve communities.

#ParksAndRecreationMonth: Cox Enterprises’ COO Alex Taylor Shows How “Actions Speak” in Tulsa

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At a recent river cleanup,Cox Enterprises’ COO Alex Taylor demonstrated that he doesn’t just “talk the talk” when it comes to advocating for the environment. Alex joined about 200 #TeamCox volunteers, representing all of the company’s divisions (Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group) to clean up trash from the banks of the Arkansas River in downtown Tulsa.

The project took place in partnership with American Rivers, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful and the River Parks Authority. 

Fighting Hunger on College Campuses

By: Shondra Jenkins
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Many of us assume that the most pressing food issue on college campus is student nutrition.  We think of college as a culture of late-night ramen and pizza. But we often forget that many college students don’t have enough to eat at all.

In fact, as many as two out of three students at community colleges are food insecure, according to a March 2017 report from Wisconsin’s HOPE Lab that was sponsored by the Association of Community College Trustees.

Alliance Data 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Progress in Key Performance Areas, Establishes 2020 Goals

Findings from 2016 Materiality Assessment to Inform Strategy and Focus Areas in 2017
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PLANO, Texas, July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, today released its annual Corporate Responsibility report for 2016, which looks back over the last three years and reveals new 2020 goals across all three of the company’s lines of business – Alliance Data’s card services business, Epsilon and

Munson Healthcare Receives $120,000 Donation For Traverse City Michigan Kids Creek Restoration Project

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A generous donation was awarded to help phase two of a Munson Medical Center project. Traverse City officials, the Watershed Center and even U.S. senators were at Munson Medical Center Friday morning as they received a $120,000 check from Consumers Energy Foundation for the Kids Creek Restoration.

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Timberland Hosts Young African Leaders Initiative Fellows at Headquarters

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently welcomed a group of 25 emerging leaders from countries across Sub-Saharan Africa to its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters as part of the U.S. State Department’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). The group of leaders, recipients of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, was given the opportunity to hone their skills at Dartmouth College during a six-week academic and leadership institute in business and entrepreneurship.

Subaru to Raise Money for Cancer Patients Across America

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Subaru of America will partner with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help people affected by cancer as part of the carmaker's annual Subaru Loves to Care month. Subaru will be working with the organization to spread awareness of the disease, and raise money for cancer survivors.

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