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Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Award More Than 900 Recycling Bins Through 34 Grants to Improve Recycling in Public Parks

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STAMFORD, Conn., May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Public space recycling efforts in dozens of communities across the U.S. will be getting a boost this spring thanks in part to a significant contribution by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.
  

Tyson Foods Invests in Feeding America Affiliated Food Banks to Help Serve Hungry Neighbors

$1.2 million investment to address food insecurity through mobile pantries, increase capacity in 15 states
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SPRINGDALE, Ark., May 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As part of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) efforts to raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do and its commitment to support the communities it serves, the company announced today nearly $1.2 million in grants to 18 Feeding America food banks in 15 states. The investments represent approximately four million pounds of food or the equivalent of 16 million servings of protein that will be distributed to address food insecurity.

Bringing Home Cooked to the House

Giving back to veterans, service members and their families for the holidays
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By Rick Williamson

On March 30, the Hormel® Cure 81® brand and members of the Hormel Military Veterans Engagement Team (HMVET) donated care packages full of Hormel Foods products to the Minneapolis Fisher House Foundation to feed military families for the Easter holiday.

It’s National Adoption Night at Wendy’s!

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The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption thanks The Wendy’s Company for hosting National Adoption Night, tonight May 8, at their stores across the United States. This fun, inspirational night allows Wendy’s customers to learn more about foster care adoption, while enjoying a delicious fresh, never frozen meal at their local Wendy’s.

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption could not be more grateful that on this night, Wendy’s will donate 15% of dinner proceeds to the Foundation to help further the mission to dramatically increase the number of adoptions from foster care.

As the Education World Relies More on Data, Nonprofits Need Help With the Numbers

By Bill Zeeble
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The education world is dense with data. And all those numbers can be numbing, especially for nonprofits trying to make a difference.

One day each year, Fidelity Investments invites those groups to its complex near Grapevine Lake to help make sense of it all.

Data overload

A hundred or so people fill a big room on Fidelity’s sprawling, 5,400-person campus in Westlake. They’re all here to untangle mounds of confusing data that keeps piling up. 

One example: Regina Nippert says students are being studied to death.

Carnival Cruise Line Salutes Military Couples Aboard Carnival Miracle at Port Tampa Bay

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Carnival and Operation Homefront host 100 couples for a ‘day date’ with fun and laughs
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Images and video can be downloaded here.

Electronic Payments Made Through the Benevity Platform Reach an All-Time High of 87 Percent

Modernizing giving through electronic payments maximizes benefit to companies, employees and charities
Press Release

CALGARY, AB, May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/  –  Benevity,  Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced that electronic payments made to charities and nonprofit organizations through its platform have reached an all-time high—a direct result of the company’s leadership in making corporate giving more democratic, simple and streamlined on a global scale.

EcoRise, Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Team up to Educate Students about Sustainability

Partnership providing educators with resources, funding for innovative student projects at no cost to teachers, schools
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HOUSTON, May 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club are joining forces to deliver a new program of leading-edge, student-driven sustainability curriculum, project mini-grants, and training to educators at no cost to teachers, schools, or school districts.

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Administration Joins City of Chester in Park Beautification Event

Chester's Sun Village Park receives Earth Day Makeover
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The secretaries of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Transportation (PennDOT) joined City of Chester officials, residents, and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful at Sun Village Park for beautification activities to celebrate the community’s Earth Day cleanup of the park and the positive impact of state partnership and investment.

Citi Foundation Announces Recipients of National $20 Million Community Progress Makers Fund

Grants will support 40 nonprofit organizations in six U.S. cities to deploy innovative solutions that tackle inequality and promote economic progress
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Citi Foundation announced today that 40 nonprofit organizations have been selected as recipients of the 2018 Community Progress Makers Fund. The $20 million grant initiative supports visionary nonprofit organizations to help them roll out new approaches to long-standing urban economic challenges in six U.S. cities – Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, D.C.

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