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Vistra and Dynegy Donate $100,000 to Fund Critical Urban League Programming in Chicago and Pittsburgh

Donation is part of a $10 million commitment to support organizations working for social justice and equity
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Vistra (NYSE: VST) and Dynegy have announced two $50,000 donations to the Chicago Urban League and the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh. The donations are part of a $10 million commitment from Vistra to support organizations that grow minority-owned small businesses, enhance economic development, and provide educational opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds.

Comcast Offers Thousands of Grants, Equipment, Marketing and Tech Resources to Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID

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NEW YORK, October 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today launched Comcast RISE, an initiative created to help strengthen and empower small businesses hard hit by COVID-19. The Comcast RISE program will help thousands of small businesses over the next three years.

The multi-faceted program offers grants, marketing and technology upgrades, including media campaigns and connectivity, computer and voice equipment, as well as free marketing insights to all applicants.

Northern Trust: Giving Our Time and Talents

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Community engagement is an important part of Northern Trust's culture. Through our volunteer programs, our employees listen, learn and work closely with our communities to address their specific needs.

Our annual volunteering initiative looks different this year, but our commitment to serving our communities remains constant.

FedEx Distributes $1 Million #SupportSmall Grants to Entrepreneurs

Initiative to Assist Small Businesses Financially Impacted by COVID-19
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) recently announced the completion of the company’s #SupportSmall Grants program. Two-hundred business owners were chosen out of almost 50,0000 applications to receive a $5,000 check as well as a $500 credit for FedEx Office® print and business services to help support their small business during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

COVID-19 Grants Help Pretzel Factory, Small Businesses in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana

Minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses assisted by Duke Energy and local chambers
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Even a pretzel factory in Northern Kentucky couldn’t escape the COVID-19 pandemic.

When COVID-19 regulations shut down a majority of Marilyn Baker’s Yankee Doodle Deli customer base, she lost almost all her wholesale accounts. “I posted on social media that I thought I would be closing,” Baker said. “Financially, I was looking at a bleak situation.”

$1.2 Million Edison Scholars Program 2021 Application Period Begins

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ROSEMEAD, Calif., /3BL Media/ — High school seniors whose dreams are to power the future and make a difference through the study of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are invited to apply for Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program.

Sodexo Healthcare Donates $103,000 Worth of Ready-to-eat Meals to the Community Foodbank of New Jersey With the Help of Move for Hunger and Total Quality Logistics

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation Gifts an Additional $60,000 Donation to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been mobilizing its resources and providing support to its clients and staff to help them stay safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, Sodexo Healthcare quickly rallied partners together to ensure a surplus of 20 pallets of emergency ready-to-eat meals from NY did not go to waste. In collaboration with Move For Hunger and Total Quality Logistics, the pallets were successfully transported to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ).

Caregivers in Crisis: Rosalynn Carter Institute Report Sounds the Alarm on Caregiving in the Time of COVID

With World Mental Health Day on Saturday, Survey Shows Caregivers Have More Stress, Less Support, and Poorer Mental Health
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AMERICUS, Ga., October 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Just days before World Mental Health Day on October 10, the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving (RCI) today released “Caregivers in Crisis,” a report on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and well-being of caregivers. In a survey of more than 400 caregivers from 46 states, the vast majority

Reporter's Notebook: Milestones, Markers and Still Fighting COVID-19

by Maggie Lee
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Aflac receives goBeyondProfit Champion Award

Columbus-based insurer Aflac is the latest recipient of the goBeyondProfit Champion Award, which is awarded by a network of Georgia business leaders with the aim of spurring corporate giving and good acts.

The company’s primary philanthropic cause since 1995 has been fighting childhood cancer. Since that year, according to the company, Aflac and its independent sales agents have contributed more than $146 million to treatment and research for cures.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Donates $1 Million to Food Banks Across the U.S.

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GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- October 08, 2020 /3BL Media/– The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that a donation of $1 million from Sodexo’s global Stop Hunger Endowment Fund was distributed to 27 food banks during Hunger Action Month. Areas included Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, Louisville, KY, New York City, Washington, and more.

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