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This Children’s Village Supports Vulnerable Children and Families Across South Africa

by Mbali Kgame
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With 11 facilities across South Africa, SOS Children’s Village supports vulnerable children as well as fragmented families. 

At their Ennerdale village in Johannesburg, on Friday, HP Inc. hosted a day of action for their staff members and internal stakeholders to help support educational programmes and activities. 

Back in July 2017, HP Inc. committed to enhancing education for more than 100 million people by 2025. 

BLOG | Why The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is Growing More Than Gardens

Gro More Good initiative to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens by 2023
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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Lindsay LaSala is the Corporate Communications Manager for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and helps to spearhead The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation's community outreach programs related to gardens and greenspaces. She has a deep passion for bringing the benefits of gardens to more children and families and recently led an initiative for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation that created 1,000 community gardens across the country, strengthening and revitalizing neighborhoods and the people who lived there.

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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Lindsay LaSala is the Corporate Communications Manager for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company and helps to spearhead The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation's community outreach programs related to gardens and greenspaces. She has a deep passion for bringing the benefits of gardens to more children and families and recently led an initiative for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation that created 1,000 community gardens across the country, strengthening and revitalizing neighborhoods and the people who lived there.

Sands Cares, Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation Help Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth Kick Off Housing Expansion Campaign with Initial Funding Commitments

New Campaign Will Support Additional Beds for Homeless and At-Risk Youth, Addressing a Key Strategy Outlined in the Southern Nevada Plan to End Youth Homelessness
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LAS VEGAS, February 12, 2019  /3BL Media/ – Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth today launched a Housing Expansion Campaign to generate funds for a new facility that will provide much-needed beds for homeless youth in Southern Nevada, and announced a $100,000 seed investment from Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) through Sands Cares.

Wells Fargo Donates $300,000 for Kansas City Housing, Education and Community Resources

Kansas City NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to three nonprofits
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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $300,000 in donations to three local nonprofits to support housing, education and neighborhood improvement for Kansas City residents.

“We are committed to strengthening and empowering communities,” said Kirk Kellner, Wells Fargo region bank president. “The work being done by these nonprofits will provide families and individuals with resources in Kansas City to create new opportunities and improve lives.”

FCA Community: Plant Manager Hopes to Bring Vocational Training to Rural Kenya

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Kevin and Nancy Sell call themselves “empty nesters on a mission.”

“We’re following our hearts and how our faith drives us,” says Kevin, FCA US plant manager at Indiana Transmission Plant 1 in Kokomo, Ind. “We have been so blessed in our lives that we feel compelled to give back to others, whether it’s here in the U.S. or in Kenya.”

Northwest Harvest Joins Safeway and Albertsons for Food Bank Donations

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Originally posted on Q13 Fox

Northwest Harvest partnered with area Safeway and Albertsons stores to collect groceries for local food banks who saw an increased demand during the government shutdown.

U.S. Conference of Mayors, Wells Fargo Announce 2019 CommunityWINS® Grant Program

$1 million commitment in 2019 shared by 8 nonprofits to support neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in local municipalities
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SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, January 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced the 2019 CommunityWINS® grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in municipalities across the U.S., with a $1 million commitment by the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Walmart Commits Funds to Feeding America, the Coast Guard Foundation and the United Way to Assist Those Affected by the Government Shutdown

Support will go to programs addressing critical needs
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Walmart has committed $300,000 to support Feeding America’s Shutdown Response Fund, the United Way’s United for U.S. Fund and the Coast Guard Foundation, providing much-needed assistance to each of these organizations that are all experiencing an increase in demand for their services, particularly in areas hardest hit by the government shutdown.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 30,000 Pounds of Protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana

Kroger Joins the First Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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INDIANAPOLIS, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/– On January 23rd, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger joined forces to donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

Consumers Energy Provides $10 Million to Help Families in Michigan With Winter Heating Bills

Up to 7,000 Households Can Get Assistance Through CARE Program
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JACKSON, Mich., January 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy announced today that it has now contributed $10 million to help customers in need to pay their energy bills -- part of the energy provider’s ongoing efforts this winter to help Michigan residents stay safe and warm.

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