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Piedmont Natural Gas Employees Saved House in Nashville to Give Students a Home

It's a new home for young people who are clients of the nonprofit Monroe Harding
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Piedmont Natural Gas in Nashville is used to doing good work. But there’s one project that has employees really enthusiastic.

Tami Sturges had the idea. Instead of demolishing a house in the path of a natural gas pipeline project, she asked, could we do something productive with the house?

The company bought the three-bedroom house in Nashville’s West End intending to demolish it. That’s when Stephen Francescon, Piedmont’s community relations manager, turned to Monroe Harding, a nonprofit that provides foster care and supportive housing for young people.

#DidYouWashYourHands? LIXIL Global Handwashing Campaign Celebrates the Tap

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Handwashing at the right moments has never been more important, but do we always remember to do it when we should?

Sometimes the simplest of actions can have the biggest impact. Like handwashing, for instance, one of the most effective actions we can all take to protect ourselves and prevent the spread of COVID-19, as well as many other infectious diseases.

Comedy Central, VH1 and MTV Help Previously Incarcerated People Vote

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As we move closer to the U.S. presidential election, we have seen more brands join in creating unique voting initiatives.

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).

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.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

A Coalition on a Mission to Eliminate Persistent Poverty in the U.S.

Wells Fargo Foundation donates $1.8 million to support housing initiatives led by six CDFIs in the country’s poorest communities.
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The ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19 — and its disproportional impact on people of color — is being felt not just in big cities but also in rural areas of persistent poverty across the United States. Fortunately, a group of six Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs, have come together to transform and lift up these persistently poor communities, aided by the financial support of the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Los Angeles Becomes the Largest “Fair Trade City” in North America

City Council Passed Resolution Promoting Fair Trade Availability, Growth and Education, Making it the 46th Fair Trade City in the Country
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA® is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles City Council has voted to become an official Fair Trade City, celebrate World Fair Trade Day every year on the second Saturday in May, and take the necessary steps to include Fair Trade principles in City purchasing.

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.

Seizing the Moment to Advance Data for Social Impact

COVID-19 is accelerating nonprofits' work and data science is stepping up to help
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The coronavirus pandemic has amplified the power of data science for social impact in many ways, from helping to deliver school lunch stipends to parents after schools closed to using technology to make accessing critical safety net programs more streamlined and user-friendly.

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