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Hacking to Save Endangered Species: The London Zoohackathon


The lives and work of software engineers and conservationists might seem worlds apart. However, last month the two came together at the Zoohackathon, hosted by ZSL London Zoo, in collaboration with Bloomberg and the U.S. Embassy London, to develop technological tools to protect endangered species around the world.

Closing the Tech Skills Gap for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

By Terry Z. Long, Chief Executive Officer, The Arc Southern Maryland

Looking for a job, learning how to type, using an ATM, creating a budget, or making social connections online – these are all skills many of us take for granted as technology is so ingrained in our everyday life.

Hams For Hunger - East Texas Food Bank

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Hormel Foods Corporation and Brookshire Grocery Co. donated 1,080 Hormel® Cure 81® half hams to the East Texas Food Bank to help feed those in need this holiday season. In total, the two companies are donating over $100,000 in hams to dozens of food banks and food kitchens in communities where Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods and Spring Market stores operate.

Viacom’s Partnership with Franktown Makes Dreams a Possibility


Viacom’s OneCommunity, an impact team initiated by the Global Business Services Department, is making strides to improve the community within and around them. One example of the impactful work done comes from the team in Cool Springs, Tennessee, that has a long-standing partnership with Franktown Open Hearts to provide children with knowledge and experiences they may not have received otherwise in hope to provide greater opportunities and paths for the immediate and foreseeable future.

General Mills Foundation & Second Harvest Heartland

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Quick delivery of excess fresh produce to people in need is crucial. The General Mills Foundation and Second Harvest are making healthy happen for nearly 1,000 food shelves, pantries and other partner programs.

Click here to learn more about Second Harvest Heartland

Safeway Store in Aberdeen Donates “Near Date” Items to Food Banks


The Ocean Shores Food Bank is one of four groups on Grays Harbor County that have started receiving help from the Aberdeen Safeway store with ongoing efforts to feed hungry Harborites through a program administered by Seattle-based nonprofit Food Lifeline.

LG and Hilton Join Forces for Forward-Thinking Hotel TV Recycling Program

Case Study: Hotel TV Recycling

Goal:  Hilton Hotels sought to establish a corporate-wide recycling program to responsibly dispose of older hotel TVs, while upgrading to innovative new energy-efficient television sets to heighten the in-room guest experience and reduce energy costs.

Philanthropy and the Impact Revolution

By Leon Kaye

Philanthropy has reached an “impact tipping point” and none too soon. On one side of the “leading with impact” divide is the learning-first sector, one where organizations are becoming empowered to track and monitor their results real-time and seamlessly share and learn best practices from similar initiatives.

As a result, more resources are being directed to high-impact projects, and organizations can spend less time navigating convoluted measurement and metrics mazes often imposed by donors and foundations that are distributing these grants.

Wells Fargo Launches Holiday Food Bank Program With $5 Million Donation to United Way, and Commitment of 5,000 Volunteer Hours During the Holidays

Non-perishable food donations accepted at Wells Fargo Mobile “Pop-up” Food Banks and branch locations nationwide through the end of December
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the launch of the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank program to make more meals possible in communities this holiday season.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Names Sodexo SVP Gerri Mason Hall as New Chair

Under Mason Hall’s leadership, Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation will focus on programs that help end hunger today and prevent hunger tomorrow
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 22, 2017 /3BL Media/— Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced that Gerri Mason Hall, senior vice president of human resources services, Sodexo North America, became the new Chair on September 1. As Chair, Mason Hall will lead the Foundation’s efforts to mobilize partners that are developing long-term solutions to end childhood hunger in America based on the belief that no child should be hungry today or risk being hungry again tomorrow.


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