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WHO Confirms All $55.1 Million Announced at 'One World: Together At Home' Is Helping the World Fight COVID-19

The critical funding is helping provide PPE, deploy Emergency Medical Teams, and more.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially confirmed that it has received 100% of the $55.1 million in funding toward the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO, powered by the United Nations Foundation and the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation,announced during the Global Citizen One World: Together At Home concert in April this year.

The Expanded Role of Companies in Empowering Civic Action

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Ways to build an inclusive culture that inspires your people to get informed, take civic action and make their vote count.

The VF Foundation Announces $7.3 Million in Community Investments

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DENVER, Aug. 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The VF Foundation, the private grantmaking organization funded by VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world's largest apparel, footwear, and accessories companies, recently announced the recipients of its gifting cycle totaling $7.3 million in investments to 80 organizations around the world. The investments include $5 million in support of environmental justice and protection, social and economic equity, and community impact grants, and more than $2 million for disaster relief and global COVID-19 support.  

Benevity Surpasses $5 Billion in Donations and Sees Exponential Spike in Support for Racial Justice

Contributions to causes supporting racial justice and equity increased by 15x in June on the Benevity platform, boosting total giving by 71 percent
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CALGARY, Alberta, August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that the company has reached a significant milestone: more than $5 billion in donations — with an average user donation size of $125 — to support more than 251,000 vetted nonprofits worldwide have been processed through its platform.

Habitat for Humanity to Build and Repair 350 Homes With Wells Fargo Foundation Grant

Wells Fargo support for Habitat for Humanity International and local Habitat organizations reaches $100 million since 2010
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ATLANTA, July 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity International and Wells Fargo & Company (NYC: WFC) today announced an $8 million donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation that will support the construction and repairs of safe and affordable housing built in collaboration with 350 families in nearly 50 states.

AnnieCannons: Creating Opportunities for Survivors of Human Trafficking

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Based in Oakland, California, AnnieCannons is on a mission to help women break the cycle of exploitation by providing skills training, hands-on work experience, income opportunities, and a supportive work environment. AnnieCannons is named after American astronomer Annie Jump Cannon, who led a group of women in the early 20th century in making discoveries about astronomy and astrophysics.

[WEBINAR] Taking Action on Racial Justice and Equity Through CSR

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Recent events have shown us that racism is still very much alive, and that people are hungry to make a difference — but many are unsure how. And employees, consumers and communities are looking to companies to lead the way and go beyond performative measures to drive change. So, how can companies take concrete action to address racism?

Join Benevity and Mortenson to find out:

Impossible Foods and Colin Kaepernick Fight Food Insecurity and Racial Injustice

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As COVID-19 tears throughout the U.S., the coronavirus may not be the deadliest part of the pandemic. CNN reports that the resulting hunger crisis could kill more people than the disease itself, especially minorities.

Duke Energy Announces $750,000 in Grants for North Carolina Nonprofits Dedicated to Social Justice, Racial Equity

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  • $25,000 grants to be awarded for general operating funds to nonprofits led by, and serving, communities of color.
  • Nonprofits with history of championing social justice, racial equity work on behalf of Black Americans are program’s priority.
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  • $25,000 grants to be awarded for general operating funds to nonprofits led by, and serving, communities of color.
  • Nonprofits with history of championing social justice, racial equity work on behalf of Black Americans are program’s priority.

Four Questions with Cleve Jones: Reflecting on the AIDS Memorial Quilt as it Returns Home

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Cleve Jones is a human rights advocate who has long been a champion for people living with HIV and LGBTQ+ equality.

He co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation in 1983. Two years later, he conceived of The AIDS Memorial Quilt at an annual candlelight memorial honoring his mentor Harvey Milk, the politician and civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1978. In 1989, The Quilt was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and has become a worldwide symbol of the fight to end the AIDS epidemic.

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