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More Children to Connect with Gardening This Spring through Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening Support

In keeping with its goal to connect 10 million kids to the benefits of gardens and outdoor play, 175 garden programs receive funding this spring
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Now more than ever, children and families across the country need the positive experiences that gardening provides. To support this, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is bringing the powerful benefits of gardening to 10 million children across the United States by 2023.  In keeping with this goal, 175 nonprofit organizations will receive funding this spring to create or enhance youth garden programs, as part of  ScottsMiracle-Gro’s annual Gro More Good Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening.

Huggies Commits 5 Million Diapers, $1 Million Grant and NICU Support for COVID-19 Relief

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One in three U.S. families couldn’t afford to buy enough diapers for their children before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now, more parents than ever are seeking support from diaper banks around the country.

To help families who are struggling, Kimberly-Clark’s Huggies® brand is donating 5 million diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) and $1 million to the United Way Worldwide COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund for programs in the U.S. Huggies has contributed 250 million diapers to NDBN since 2011.

Volunteers Make Sure Seniors in Johnson County, Indiana, Are Safe

Duke Energy grants help nonprofits in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio battling pandemic
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COVID-19 has hit Johnson County residents harder than most in Indiana. That’s where Kim Smith comes in.

The county south of Indianapolis ranks third in the state for number of confirmed cases with the peak predicted to be weeks away. Smith, executive director of Johnson County Senior Services, is busy responding to calls for help from some of the county’s most vulnerable residents. Her nonprofit runs a food pantry, meal delivery and transportation service for seniors and people with disabilities.

11 Newark-led Organizations Awarded up to $15,000 Each to Advance Community Health and Fresh Food Access

Whole Cities Foundation Invests $150,000 in Local Initiatives Spanning All Five Wards
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NEWARK, N.J., April 14, 2020 /3BL Media/— Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit broadening community access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that 11 Newark nonprofit organizations have been awarded up to $15,000 each through the annual Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant.

American Express’ Commitment to Backing Colleagues, Customers and Communities Affected by COVID-19

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April 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For more than 170 years, American Express has been committed to backing our colleagues, our customers, our partners and the communities we serve around the world. As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, this commitment is more important than ever, and we wanted to share an update on some of the actions we’ve taken during this unprecedented time. 

General Mills Supports Employees and Communities in Response to COVID-19

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MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- General Mills recently announced a series of actions to support its employees and communities in response to the impact of COVID-19, including:

COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Awards $20 Million in Initial Grants to Fund Clinical Trials

Researchers at three institutions in the U.S. and U.K. receive grants to advance studies of repurposed drugs and novel antibodies in preventing COVID-19
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PURCHASE, NY – March 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator have announced grants of $20 million to three institutions—the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology—to fund clinical trials in order to identify highly potent immunotherapies for the COVID-19 pandemic.

ON Semiconductor Donates 10,000 Masks to Help Fight Coronavirus

Written by: Jackie Terry, CSR Program Manager
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Today, we recognize Good Deeds Day (3/29) a day late - a global day that unites people from 108 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. Since 2007, millions of people from thousands of organizations and businesses join together every year to volunteer and do good. 

Pandemics and Perpetuity

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What if foundations were to open up their endowments entirely and put a time stamp on their payout? To do that, many foundations will need to have tough conversations about whether or not they exist in perpetuity.

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