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The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful Announce Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Recipients

More Than 30 Organizations will Continue to Improve Foundation for Public Space Recycling Collection Infrastructure
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® and The Coca-Cola Foundation today announced the recipients of their 2019 Coca-Cola Public Spaces Recycling Bin Grant Program in a combined effort to improve recycling collection in more public space locations throughout the country.

JetBlue Foundation Focuses on Mentorship, Diversity and STEM and Technical Education Training with its Latest Round of Grants

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-- The 2019 JetBlue Foundation Grants Will Help 13 Education Programs Introduce Nearly 5,000 Students from Traditionally Underrepresented Communities to Careers in Aviation --

-- Broadening Its Reach, The JetBlue Foundation Awards Its First International Grant which will Provide Skills Training and Economic Opportunity for Girls and Women in Barbados --

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-- The 2019 JetBlue Foundation Grants Will Help 13 Education Programs Introduce Nearly 5,000 Students from Traditionally Underrepresented Communities to Careers in Aviation --

-- Broadening Its Reach, The JetBlue Foundation Awards Its First International Grant which will Provide Skills Training and Economic Opportunity for Girls and Women in Barbados --

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Disaster Relief Efforts in the Bahamas

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As victims in the Bahamas continue to feel the devastation of #HurricaneDorian, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is committed to supporting disaster relief partners, Americares, Direct Relief International and American Red Cross, with a donation to provide needed supplies and medical care to the impacted communities to help alleviate the suffering. Our thoughts are with those affected by the storm and we urge everyone in the impacted areas to stay safe.

Wells Fargo Donates $600,000 for Revitalization Efforts in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles NeighborhoodLIFT® program awards local initiative grants to nonprofits serving the local community
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LOS ANGELES, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced $600,000 in donations to local nonprofits to support housing, education and neighborhood revitalization for Los Angeles residents.

How We Give: Data & Insights From PayPal

Oktay Dogramaci, Global Head of Cause-Related Solutions, PayPal
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This past June, Giving USA released its annual report examining how Americans donated to charity in 2018, and changes from years past. While giving has steadily been on the rise since the 2008 economic recession, the report indicates that gifts to charity dropped 1.7 percent year-over-year. The decline was just the 13th drop in overall giving it has charted in the past four decades. Nonprofits in the U.S.

Registration for 2019 America Recycles Day Now Open

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Americans to Join the Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., September 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Keep America Beautiful®America Recycles Day®, the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States, has opened registration for businesses, community organizations, government entities, individuals and others planning to host an America Recycles Day-themed event.

Duke Energy Powers Storm Resiliency in N.C. Communities With $1.1 Million in Grants

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65 organizations across North Carolina receive grants to prepare for future emergencies and storms.

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65 organizations across North Carolina receive grants to prepare for future emergencies and storms.

Smithfield Foods and Harris Teeter Donate 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Employees volunteer to support hunger-relief efforts during the 39th stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
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MATTHEWS, N.C., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To support hunger relief efforts in the Carolinas, Harris Teeter and Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces at the grand opening of Harris Teeter’s newest store located in Cary, North Carolina to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina as part of Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief

Giving on PayPal Has Bucked the Recent Downward Trends for Philanthropy

What can we learn from a platform where giving is up this year, while overall giving is trending downward?
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By Ben Paynter

In 2018, Americans gave away a total of $428 billion. That may sound like a lot, but it decreased about 2% compared to 2017 levels when adjusted for inflation, driven in large part by a reduction of individual giving. But recent data from PayPal shows the online payment platform has bucked that trend.

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