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Smithfield Foods Contributes $250,000 to Richmond Afterschool Youth Learning Program

Contribution will support high-quality supplemental education through NextUp RVA
Press Release

SMITHFIELD, Va., May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has donated $250,000 to NextUp RVA, an afterschool system for middle school students in Richmond, Virginia which serves to support academic and social development in students through hands-on learning activities.

AEG Joins UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

AEG’s LA Kings, LA Galaxy, Eisbären Berlin, Ontario Reign, Amgen Tour of California and AEG Rugby to commit to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework; Become first teams in respective leagues to commit to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework
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LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, today announced its pledge to support the United Nation’s (UN) Sports for Climate Action Framework (Framework).

No Barriers Youth, Wells Fargo Select 20 Teachers for Global Impact Challenge

Third annual competition designed to spark ideas for building a world free of barriers, stereotypes and discrimination
Press Release

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 7, 2019 /3BL Media/-  No Barriers USA and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced the selection of 20 middle and high school educators who will serve as project leaders for the third annual Global Impact Challenge.

CITGO and the Boston Red Sox Feature Double Header for STEM Education Days

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HOUSTON, May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Red Sox teamed up to host two special science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) days showcasing the scientific principles that shape the world and America's pastime. In its third year, the "Red Sox STEM Education Days Presented by CITGO" at Fenway Park gives New England students, grades two through nine, the opportunity to learn about STEM in a unique environment and to enjoy a Red Sox home game.

Philippines Taps Innovative Wastewater Technology to Retrofit Infrastructure, Fulfill Tightened Environmental Regulations

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Black & Veatch transfers technical knowledge to Manila Water Company professionals and industry partners, shows commitment in capacity-building of local workforce

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Black & Veatch transfers technical knowledge to Manila Water Company professionals and industry partners, shows commitment in capacity-building of local workforce

Pepsico Funded Job Resource Center for Homeless Women Officially Opens at South Bronx Shelter

Press Release

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Last week, PepsiCo employees hosted a workshop for women living in Win’s (formerly Women in Need) South Bronx shelter to help them with resume writing, interviewing and other job search skills. The workshop was held in a new job resource center at the site, which was funded by the PepsiCo Foundation. The Foundation’s grant enabled Win to purchase new computers, hire job specialists and create a dedicated space for residents to focus on finding employment.

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates 18th Annual Comcast Cares Day

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, May 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ On Saturday, May 4th, more than 100,000 Comcast, NBCUniversal – and for the first time Sky – employees will come together with their friends, family members, and nonprofit partners to “make change happen” as part of the 18th annual Comcast Cares Day.

The tradition celebrates the company’s year-round commitment to volunteerism and service in communities across the country and around the world.

Sands Cares Donates $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center

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Las Vegas Sands’ global corporate giving program, Sands Cares, donated $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center to provide 1,807 nights of shelter for at-risk youth, and the opportunity to name five rooms on the first floor of the center after Sands Cares.

Booz Allen Receives Corporate Pride Award for Advancing LGBTQ Equality and Leadership

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In recognition of its programs, practices, and policies that advance LGBTQ equality and leadership in the workplace, Booz Allen has received an LGBTQ Business Leader Award at the Washington Business Journal’s 2019 Business of Pride Awards.

The Washington Business Journal launched the awards last year to recognize Greater Washington companies and business leaders for outstanding practices in advancing LGBTQ leadership and equality. This year’s winners will be formally recognized June 13 at a cocktail awards reception at the Watergate Hotel.

Raising a Generation of Digital Citizens

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With security at the core of Symantec’s business, we partner with leading nonprofits, including Common Sense, to educate parents, schools, and students about safe and ethical online practices. Technology has become an integral part of classroom learning. Students of all ages have access to digital media and devices at school and schools further important conversations about the challenges and opportunities of growing up in a digital world. 

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