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Thinking Green As We Make Change Happen on Comcast Cares Day

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Every year on Comcast Cares Day, our employees get their hands dirty to give back to their communities – and this year was no exception. 

Great Gwinnett Wetlands 2018 is Officially Water Under the Bridge

Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Pleased to Report Results of Another Successful Cleanup Event
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For the last four years, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful has been proud to team up with Gwinnett County’s Department of Water Resources to raise awareness about the important role that wetlands play, as well as to motivate the community to act as stewards to local wetlands.

Record Breaking 17th Annual Comcast Cares Day for Comcast NBCUniversal

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  • More than 115,000 volunteers spent nearly 700,000 hours giving back to their communities.
  • Volunteers participated in over 1,200 projects in 23 countries around the world.
  • Employee Kyeshia Bates became the one-millionth volunteer to participate In Comcast Cares Day since it’s inception in 2001.
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  • More than 115,000 volunteers spent nearly 700,000 hours giving back to their communities.
  • Volunteers participated in over 1,200 projects in 23 countries around the world.
  • Employee Kyeshia Bates became the one-millionth volunteer to participate In Comcast Cares Day since it’s inception in 2001.

Iconic Houses: Celebrating Modern Architectural Marvels

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As the World’s largest travel network, American Express has a deep understanding of the influence buildings and landmarks can have on society. And, as regular readers of my blog know, we have a long history of helping communities thrive through the power of preservation.

How Hope, Dreams are Improving Charlotte Neighborhood

New initiative takes cradle-to-career approach to improving lives in Renaissance West
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In a cozy room filled with windows, books and cheerful posters, two kindergartners practice letter sounds by playing a picture game on a carpet mat.

A few doors down, third-graders sit in rapt attention – hands rising rapidly to answer questions – while their teacher talks about the primary colors in famous abstract art. Another door opens to a science lesson where children happily bang rocks together to make sand as the classroom snake naps in its glass case.

Xylem Hosts Second Annual “Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge”

More than 190 events held around the world, encouraging employees to volunteer and raising awareness of water and environmental issues
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RYE BROOK, N.Y., May 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of World Water Day on March 22 and Earth Day on April 22, Xylem (NYSE:XYL) hosted the second annual Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge, a month-long event that encourages employees to engage in efforts to solve global and local water and environmental issues. The 30 Day Challenge is a signature event of Xylem Watermark, the company’s corporate citizenship platform aimed at providing and protecting safe water resources in communities in need and educating people about water issues.

Keep Prince William Beautiful Plants Pollinator Garden

Keep Prince William Beautiful (KPWB) partnered with nearly 200 volunteers to create a pollinator garden at a local landfill
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Keep Prince William Beautiful (KPWB) partnered with nearly 200 volunteers to create a pollinator garden at a local landfill with the help of a Keep America Beautiful/Lowe's Community Partners Grant.

Keep Prince William Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate in Prince William, Virginia, along with nearly 200 volunteers planted a pollinator garden at the Prince William County Landfill. The project extended the course of two weekends.

The 22nd Annual Viacommunity Day Was All Good, All Around (the Globe)

by Lisa Di Venuta
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Friday, April 20 was truly a global day of giving. Nearly 4,000 employees from 25 different regions around the world contributed ideas, talent and compassion to more than 125 projects in local communities for the 22nd annual Viacommunity Day, a celebration of the company’s values and commitment to giving back.

As the Education World Relies More on Data, Nonprofits Need Help With the Numbers

By Bill Zeeble
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The education world is dense with data. And all those numbers can be numbing, especially for nonprofits trying to make a difference.

One day each year, Fidelity Investments invites those groups to its complex near Grapevine Lake to help make sense of it all.

Data overload

A hundred or so people fill a big room on Fidelity’s sprawling, 5,400-person campus in Westlake. They’re all here to untangle mounds of confusing data that keeps piling up. 

One example: Regina Nippert says students are being studied to death.

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Administration Joins City of Chester in Park Beautification Event

Chester's Sun Village Park receives Earth Day Makeover
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The secretaries of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Transportation (PennDOT) joined City of Chester officials, residents, and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful at Sun Village Park for beautification activities to celebrate the community’s Earth Day cleanup of the park and the positive impact of state partnership and investment.

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