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ABCs and 529s: Finance Lessons Offer Hope for College

A single father now has a financial plan to help his young son attend college — an accomplishment he was never able to achieve himself — thanks to the Focus on College program from United Way and Wells Fargo.

Jesse Swanagan didn’t know what to expect when he walked into his son’s charter school in St. Louis three years ago.

After all, his son Jesse III was just a kindergartener; college was the furthest thing from his mind.

High School Students Partner With Subaru and Grand Teton to Encourage Recycling

Student art makes environmental statement

The Fab Lab is based on Stanford University’s design thinking courses and blends engineering with art. Smith said the projects exemplify the positive and real impact student work has on the community. This winter the teens pitched ideas — from drive-through recycling centers to bottle cap pinball games — to representatives from Grand Teton and Subaru, which has partnered with the park on its zero-waste initiative. The ideas were then narrowed by a panel of judges.

T. Rowe Price Launches Teacher Edition of Its Popular Star Banks Adventure® Game for Kids

New Classroom Mode helps teachers and parents build kids’ financial capabilities by focusing on key learning opportunities and tracking progress
Press Release

May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has launched a Teacher Edition of the Star Banks Adventure game, a free app and online experience designed to teach kids financial concepts while having fun. The game was designed with a tile-matching concept to engage kids quickly and to reinforce the financial concepts embedded within the game.

MetLife Foundation Announces Sponsorship Of “Multipliers of Prosperity” For A Third Year

Global campaign continues to advance work on promoting financial inclusion in Asia
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation today proudly announces its third year as sponsor of Multipliers of Prosperity, an award winning custom content hub led by WSJ. Custom Studios that helps raise awareness about the challenges and opportunities in the realm of financial inclusion.

Points of Light Civic Accelerator Launches Spring 2017 Class

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator invests in 12 civic ventures that are addressing ways to improve economic mobility of underserved communities around the country
Press Release

ATLANTA, March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Points of Light Civic Accelerator, with founding partners the PwC Charitable Foundation Inc. and Starbucks Foundation, and CapitalOne Investing for Good, Vodafone Americas Foundation, U.S. Small Business Administration, Dentons, Singing for Change, and hotel sponsor Hilton Worldwide, kicks off the Spring 2017 accelerator program with ventures working to increase economic mobility across the country.


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