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North Market is More Than a Grocery Store

by Claudine Galloway
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Imagine bringing your groceries home in a wheeled suitcase. That’s what the self-proclaimed “luggage club,” a group of senior citizens in north Minneapolis, use to transport their groceries after their 20-minute bus rides to the nearest grocery store.

They’re buying food staples intended to last two weeks.

Why? Because it’s a lot easier to tow groceries in a suitcase than to lug multiple bags of groceries in paper or plastic.

McDonald’s USA Named National Sponsor of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup

New Sponsorship to Launch on National Planting Day, Sept. 9, 2017
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OAK BROOK, Ill. and STAMFORD, Conn., September 8, 2017 — Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced McDonald’s has become a National Sponsor of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup (GAC), the largest year-round community improvement program in the country. Efforts will get underway on Sept.

Habitat for Humanity Readies Response to Hurricane Irma

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ATLANTA, September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As Hurricane Irma makes landfall in the Caribbean and moves toward the United States, Habitat for Humanity – already at work in storm-ravaged southeast Texas – is preparing to expand its hurricane recovery response. Through the Habitat Hammers Back initiative, Habitat for Humanity is working with its local offices in Irma’s projected path to prepare for the storm and is positioning response equipment.

Taproot Foundation Launches New Resource to Meet the Evolving Needs of Nonprofits

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OAKLAND, Calif., September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The nature of how nonprofits serve their communities is changing, and the Taproot Foundation is stepping up to meet the challenge with its new program: Taproot Team Projects.

Keep America Beautiful Launches “Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund”

In Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Long-Term Initiative Will Support Cleanup Efforts and Rebuilding of Community Public Spaces in Texas, Louisiana and Beyond
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Motivated by the need caused by the devastation from Hurricane Harvey and the threat of Hurricane Irma, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today launched the Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund. Lowe’s, a long-time national sponsor of Keep America Beautiful, has agreed to become a founding member of the fund with a donation of more than $125,000.

Artists and Entertainers’ Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon to Support Habitat for Humanity’s Recovery Efforts

Funds raised during “Hand In Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon” will help Habitat assist more families to repair or rebuild their homes
Press Release

ATLANTA, September 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity’s response to Hurricane Harvey will get a boost as one of six beneficiaries of “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief” telethon that will air nationally on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 8-9 p.m. EDT. The telethon will feature some of the nation’s biggest stars coming together to raise funds for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Funds raised for Habitat for Humanity will go directly to support the organization’s response to Harvey.

20,000+ Young People Are Leading the Way to Make Their Communities Healthier With Get HYPE Philly!

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Philly students go back to school – and back to Get HYPE Philly!  This is the third year of our GSK IMPACT Grant with a collective of 10 nonprofits that are engaging youth as leaders in underserved Philadelphia neighborhoods to promote health through urban agriculture, healthy eating, physical activity and entrepreneurship.  Hear what recent graduate and youth leader, Lacretia, has to say about her experience and visit www.gethypephilly.org to see the full video!

Skills-Based Volunteering: A Game Changer for Corporate Philanthropy

Common Impact releases first-of-its-kind study to quantify long-term outcomes of skills-based volunteering on the social sector and corporate partners
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ --– New research from Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering (SBV), demonstrates the sustained impact that SBV has on the social sector by creating transformational partnerships between nonprofits and companies.

What is Skills-Based Volunteering (SBV)?

SBV volunteering aligns the skills and talents of professionals to strengthen the infrastructure and capacity of the nonprofit sector.   

Charter Communications Commits $1.35 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Charter announces $350,000 in additional cash contribution to Spectrum Housing Assist partner Rebuilding Together for home repair and renovations in impacted areas
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Charter Communications, Inc. today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Press Release

Charter Communications, Inc. today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Volunteers Clean up, Have Fun at the Great Bud Light River Run

Keep America Beautiful Teams Up with Bud Light on Volunteer Events in Seattle, Portland
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The Great Bud Light River Run came to the Seattle and Portland areas in late August with local volunteers removing litter and, after their respective cleanup events, enjoying the outdoors of the Great Northwest.

Portland-area volunteers, in partnership with SOLVE, Keep America Beautiful and Bud Light, were joined by retired Seattle Seahawks great Marcus Trufant for the cleanup and post-event river float.

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