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Xylem Water Solutions Singapore Named as Champion of Good and Recipient of the AmCham CARES 2020 Award

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Xylem Water Solutions Singapore has been recognized for its work to help communities across Southeast Asia solve water challenges, including providing humanitarian disaster relief, clean water access solutions and WASH education as part of the global water technology provider’s corporate social responsibility program Watermark.

International Paper Maysville Mill Supports Local Community With Grants, Employee Giving

$65,000 in IP Foundation Grants Awarded to Community Organizations and Record Employee Giving for United Way of Mason County in 2020
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MAYSVILLE, Ky., January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s Maysville, Ky. Mill has awarded $65,000 in IP Foundation Grants for the 2020 grant cycle. Thirteen deserving organizations in Maysville and surrounding areas received grants to support projects focused on IP’s signature causes – education, hunger, health and wellness and disaster relief.

The community organizations that received an IP Foundation Grant include:

When COVID-19 Struck, They Answered the Call for Help

How 211 helped people keep their homes after the pandemic threw them out of work
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When COVID-19 threw millions out of work, threatening their ability to feed and house their families, specialists at NC 211 were there to help.

People can call, text or email 211 across the country to find support for housing and utility assistance and other social services. In 2019, the service’s representatives answered nearly 12 million calls. Because of the pandemic, the agency expects that number to double in 2020.

El Yunque National Forest Advances With the Arbor Day Foundation

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After a hurricane, local leaders need to rebuild not only the damaged roads and buildings, but also the injured trees and plant life. The loss of natural habitat for animals during these major storms can leave some species completely homeless and without a food source.

Cisco Tactical Operations: Meet Team Member Matt Altman

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We have created a new blog series that focuses on the people behind Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco. Each blog in this series will highlight a different Cisco employee who works closely with CSR initiatives across the company.

PSEG, PSEG Foundation Make New $1.5m Holiday Donation to NJ, Long Island Charities to Help Those Struggling Due to Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic

Surprise year-end community gifts bring PSEG, PSEG Foundation total commitments to $5M since start of pandemic
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NEWARK, N.J., December 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the spirit of service, celebration and charity, PSEG and the PSEG Foundation are donating $1.5 million to 14 organizations throughout the New Jersey and Long Island service territories that provide help to thousands of families and individuals who are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Booz Allen's Powerful Year of Giving Capped Off with Washington Business Journal Recognition for Corporate Philanthropy Efforts

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Booz Allen Hamilton founders Edwin Booz and Jim Allen believed that the values of corporate and individual citizenship make our communities better for all. Today, the firm is building on that vision by investing in social innovation and partnering with organizations that share Booz Allen’s values.

As Historic Back-to-Back Hurricanes Hit Honduras, VF Corporation Steps Up to Help Communities

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As the global pandemic continues to claim lives worldwide, two catastrophic hurricanes recently ravaged Honduras, where streets remain flooded and homes uninhabitable. During the first week of November, Category 4 Hurricane Eta pummeled 140 mph winds across the country’s north and eastern shores, also striking Guatemala and Nicaragua. Less than two weeks later, Category 5 Hurricane Iota doubled the blow.

California Fire Foundation and General Motors Team up to Donate Vehicles to California Fire Departments

Chevrolet trucks and SUVs will support frontline fire response and recovery in communities in need
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., December 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The California Fire Foundation today announced it is delivering 10 new Chevrolet trucks and SUVs donated by General Motors to local fire departments in need across the state.

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