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Tupperware Brands' Leadership Team Visits Boys and Girls Club in Guatemala

Company donates bus, supplies to support the club's efforts.
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Rick Goings, along with other members of Tupperware’s leadership team (Luciano Garcia, Maria Luisa Suarez and Vivian Melendez),  visited a Boys & Girls Club in Zona 4 de Mixco, Guatemala. Rick and his team were quickly impressed by the number of kids at the club, who were very eager to welcome them and share their stories. 

How Las Vegas Sands is Fighting the Homelessness Problem in Southern Nevada

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On any given night, nearly 6,500 people are homeless in Southern Nevada, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Nevada ranks eighth in the nation for the rate of homeless persons – the smallest region among the metropolitan areas ranking in the top 10 for homelessness. Of that population, more than 60 percent of all homeless people in Nevada are unsheltered, living on the streets in encampments, cars, or other places not meant for human habitation.

Rafael Mandelman: Inner City Blues

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Futurists, environmentalists and planners alike generally believe that humans living in more densely populated areas has benefits for the earth – city-living is just a much more efficient use of the planet’s resources. But cities also expose a society’s inequality. Some of the world’s wealthiest cities are plagued by abundant homelessness and have deep pockets of  persistent poverty. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to Rafael Mandelman, a local San Francisco politician who has seen homelessness up close.

Red Nose Day VIDEO | Alliance Data Is Committed to Ending Child Poverty

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This Red Nose Day and every day in between, Alliance Data associates are committed to ending childhood poverty.

Visit RedNoseDay.org to learn more and get involved.

Click here to watch our video.

Unlocking Potential: Behind a Corporate Gift to Upskill Women in the Bronx

By Philip Rojc
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PepsiCo may be headquartered in the New York area, but New York City hasn’t been its philanthropic focus.

Follow the Money: How Sands Cares Assists WestCare

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Through the implementation of the Fresh Start Mobile Showers, WestCare partnered with Sands Cares, Las Vegas Sands’ corporate giving program, as a local stop for providing the community’s homeless population with private showering facilities.  As the mobile showers began to gain traction, WestCare has been an important partner in assisting those experiencing homelessness in the Las Vegas area. 

Sappi North America Opens 2018 ‘Ideas that Matter' Call for Entries

19th Annual Grant Program Enables Social Good through Creative Design
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BOSTON, May 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the call for entries for its 2018 Ideas that Matter grant program, inviting designers to show the world how design – specifically print – can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: human-I-T Helps Connect a City

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Did you know nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer and are not connected to the internet*? Watch how eBay seller human-I-T provides teenage mothers in LA with their own PCs to help open new doors for them.

Learn more about eBay Impact: ebay.com/everydayheroes

*USC Annenberg, 2017

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Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 for Denver-Aurora Stabilization Efforts

NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, housing counseling, behavioral health
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DENVER, May 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $250,000 in donations for three local nonprofits to help revitalize Denver-Aurora neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with the city of Denver and city of Aurora, the nonprofits support behavioral health programs and affordable housing initiatives.

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