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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.

Unlocking ¢hange: BNY Mellon and Ashoka Launch Social Innovation Challenge

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Today, six out of ten Americans will experience financial insecurity in their lifetimes1. While saving money can be a challenge for a variety of reasons, the inability to build a strong financial foundation is often a symptom of a greater, systemic problem. Now, BNY Mellon and Ashoka are launching a collaborative effort aimed at addressing the root causes of financial inequality through innovation—the Unlocking ¢hange Challenge.

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.

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
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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.

Making Moments of Good

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From a donation that helped make a dream come true for a high school marching band to thanking military service members with care packages, General Mills, Cheerios and Walmart just wrapped up “Moments of Good.” 

The campaign, from January through March, allowed Walmart and Cheerios to create one million special moments for people shopping in the retailer’s U.S. stores and within their surrounding communities.  

The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces the Four Recipients of the 2018 Shire/ACMG Foundation Next Generation Fellowship Awards

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BETHESDA, MD – April 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Four recipients of the Shire/ACMG Foundation Next Generation Fellowship Awards were announced during the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) 2018 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. The four awards were the second set of awards given after Shire made a $1.65 million commitment in 2017 to support the training of future medical geneticists.

Subaru of America Celebrates New Headquarters in Camden, NJ with Grand Opening Ceremony

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CAMDEN, N.J., April 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) today conducted a grand opening of its new home in Camden, NJ. Following several years of sustained business growth, Subaru of America announced plans in 2014 for a new headquarters campus to be located in Camden. Next month, more than 550 employees will begin to occupy the new building at a time when the company is celebrating nine consecutive years of record sales and 10 years of consecutive growth.

Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions Stores Raise Over $1 Million for City of Hope’s Research and Treatment for Childhood Cancers

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Originally posted on Business Wire

City of Hope’s annual Kids 4 Hope program, in partnership with Albertsons Companies Foundation, Vons Foundation and Pavilions Foundation, has raised over $1 million to support research and treatment for pediatric cancers.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 39,000 Pounds of Protein to the Freestore Foodbank

Kroger Partners for Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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CINCINNATI, April 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Kroger to donate more than 39,000 pounds of protein to the Freestore Foodbank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure.

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