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CITGO, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education Invite Students to Solve Real-World Problems for a Chance to Win $50,000

Call for Entries Now Open for Nationwide Challenges
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Supporting educators in the use of project-based learning, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Stanley Black & Decker, and Discovery Education introduce two student challenges. Both the CITGO Fueling Education Challenge and the Stanley Black & Decker Making for Good Challenge are now open for entries to middle and high school students nationwide, showcasing creative problem-solving applied to real-world issues.

Meet the Civil Rights Leaders Joining T‑Mobile’s External Diversity and Inclusion Council

As part of a groundbreaking agreement signed last year, T-Mobile created an external council of leaders representing diverse groups to advise the company.
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Today, T-Mobile unveiled the members of its External Diversity and Inclusion Council. The group was created as part of T-Mobile’s groundbreaking multi-year, $25 million civil rights memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed last year with six diversity and civil rights organizations. The council includes a representative from each of the organizations that co-signed the MOU and others from outside T-Mobile who are leaders in their respective communities.

NFTE World Series of Innovation Challenges Open to Young Social Entrepreneurs

Small teams from around the globe competing for a $21,600 prize pool
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) today announced that its World Series of Innovation is now open to teams of young social entrepreneurs to partake in any of the competition’s nine customized challenges, including two challenges from Moody’s.

Ecocentricity Blog: Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

By: John A. Lanier
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The foundational question is simple – what climate solutions have the greatest potential to reverse global warming in Georgia?

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The foundational question is simple – what climate solutions have the greatest potential to reverse global warming in Georgia?

Furry Friends Not Forgotten by FedEx

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Whenever there is a mega-disaster, like the recent category 4 hurricane Laura that hit the gulf coast of the U.S., FedEx reaches out to the disaster relief organizations we support year round to see if they may have a special need where FedEx can help.

While we focus on delivering humanitarian aid – to help people impacted by the disaster – we also know that many animals are often displaced and in need of shelter and care. These animals include people’s pets…our furry friends.

PayPal Continues to Expand Nonprofit Partnerships in the San Jose Community

Code Nation, Pivotal and Year Up to receive $250,000 from PayPal in grant funding for programs supporting underserved youth in an effort to strengthen the financial health of the San Jose community
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SAN JOSE, Calif., September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – PayPal Holdings, Inc.

Regional Carriers Donate Transportation to Help International Paper Deliver Boxes to Food Banks

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September 13-19, 2020 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and International Paper is grateful for the generosity of three regional trucking companies that stepped up to #HelpFillTheBoxes through their transportation services – FirstFleet, Truck One, and FAB Express.

Comcast NBCUniversal, BUILD.org Partner on Digital Curriculum for Under-Resourced Students

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - BUILD and Comcast NBCUniversal are introducing a new virtual digital curriculum to help teachers and out of school providers as students struggle to adapt to remote learning across the country.

Comcast Announces Multiyear Effort to Roll Out 1,000+ WiFi-Connected 'Lift Zones' in Local Community Centers Nationwide

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KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The partnership supports the efforts of hundreds of nonprofit partners seeking to provide safe spaces for low-income students to participate in distance learning, remote working, and after-school care.
  2. The program begins with hundreds of centers rolling out this year in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Trenton, Twin Cities, and Washington, D.C.
Press Release

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  1. The partnership supports the efforts of hundreds of nonprofit partners seeking to provide safe spaces for low-income students to participate in distance learning, remote working, and after-school care.
  2. The program begins with hundreds of centers rolling out this year in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Trenton, Twin Cities, and Washington, D.C.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Helps Shield 600,000 First Responders Across the Country

By: Lindsay LaSala, corporate and foundation communications manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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Back in April, I shared the story of how our manufacturing facility in Temecula, California had shifted its operations in the midst of COVID-19 to produce and coordinate the donation of 9,000 face shields to first responders in critical need areas across the U.S.

At the time, we were honored to play even a small role in the fight against COVID-19, but we also knew there was more work to be done. 

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