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Olympian Turned Bakery Owner Shares Her Race Against COVID-19 To Keep Her Family Business Alive.

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At the corner of 27th Street and Central Avenue in Los Angeles sits 27th Street Bakery, a neighborhood staple for over sixty years. Its third-generation owner, Jeanette Bolden-Pickens, was concerned her family’s business might not survive the impact of COVID-19 this spring. Now, through community support and a grant, she is optimistic for the upcoming holiday season.

PPE Allows Hospital Chaplain to Care for Patients, Doctors Alike

A Truist Cares* grant has helped a rural health system keep its doctors, its nurses, and even its hospital chaplains safe while they serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In Albany, Georgia, hospital chaplain Will Runyon remembers what it was like when they realized they had their first COVID-19 patient back in March 2020.

ON Semiconductor Inspires Youth by Supporting De BroeBELschool in Belgium

Written By Cassandra Savel, Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
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A key focus of our corporate social responsibility program at ON Semiconductor is working to align business objectives with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 4: Quality Education. This goal aims to enable quality and inclusive education for all in addition to promoting life-long learning.

National Environmental Education Foundation Announces 2020 Restoration & Resilience Fund

With support from International Paper and other corporate sponsors, NEEF announces $128,000 in grant funding to support public lands impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
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The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way Americans go about their lives. With social distancing regulations in place and recreation centers closed, people are turning to the outdoors more than ever for exercise and rejuvenation.

At the same time, the agencies and organizations responsible for maintaining public lands are hampered by reductions in staff, volunteers, and resources, leaving them ill-equipped to keep up with increased human presence in these delicate ecosystems on top of existing maintenance backlogs.

Duke Energy Invests More Than $200,000 in Projects That Help Preserve and Enhance Southwest Ohio's and Northern Kentucky's Natural Resources

Contributions support water quality, habitat and forest restoration, species conservation.
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CINCINNATI, November 6, 2020 /3BL Meda/ – The Duke Energy Foundation recently awarded more than $200,000 in grants to 18 Ohio and Northern Kentucky recipients that will fund environmental projects, wildlife conservation efforts and environmental educational programs in the region.

Putting Purpose Into Action: Philanthropy

Excerpts from the 2020 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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ADDING BUSINESS VALUE

Our strategic philanthropic giving helps us deliver our Mission by serving as a good citizen worldwide. Medtronic and the Medtronic Foundation partner with organizations to make investments in underserved communities to achieve outcomes and meaningful impacts. Our philanthropic partnerships build trusting relationships with local and global organizations and engage our workforce through giving and volunteerism.

A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO PHILANTHROPY

Past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Winners Offer Advice to 2021 Applicants

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The kickoff for the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 was just announced, with our largest prize pool ever and expanded eligibility criteria. The Challenge, now in its fifth year, is an online competition that awards cash prizes to early-stage tech entrepreneurs solving the world’s toughest problems.

47 Benevity Clients Make 2021 Forbes JUST 100 List of America's Most JUST Companies

Benevity applauds companies leading with corporate purpose in 2020
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CALGARY, AB – October 29, 2020 – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that nearly half of the leaders named on the 2021 Forbes Just 100 Ranking – which recognizes “America’s Most JUST Companies” – use Benevity products and services to power their corporate purpose.

Nanomik Biotechnology Protects Crops From Fungi Using Biomimetic Principles

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Nanomik Biotechnology protects crops from fungi by controlling the release of plant defense molecules found throughout nature.

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Nanomik Biotechnology protects crops from fungi by controlling the release of plant defense molecules found throughout nature.

Entergy Shareholders Award $11.3M in Charitable Contributions Year-to-Date to Help Communities Thrive

Third quarter grants included $2.7 million to fund disaster relief efforts, educational programs and economic development
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NEW ORLEANS, October 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - During the first three quarters of 2020, the Entergy Charitable Foundation has helped power stronger, healthier communities by awarding $11.3 million to more than 1,200 nonprofit organizations located across Entergy’s service area of Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Michigan and New York.

Entergy shareholders powered communities during the third quarter of 2020 with more than $2.7 million in grants to fund educational programs, economic development and help families and communities recover from hurricanes Laura and Delta.

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