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Curefest 2017: Taking Aim at Childhood Cancer

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Childhood cancer receives less than 5 percent of the national funding that goes toward cancer research and treatment. To help make it a national priority, Aflac once again joined Curefest for Childhood Cancer at its annual event near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Since 2011, thousands of people from more than 40 states have convened at Curefest to speak as one voice against childhood cancer.

12 Hours, 40 Miles and One Giant Heart for Kids

Sometimes a cause is so personal that it inspires a person to do extraordinary things – like attempting a 40-mile hike to raise money for sick children.
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These actions might seem small in the moment, but they end up touching the lives of people we’d never expect.

Citi Foundation’s Youth Workforce Fund to Increase Access to Jobs, Including Apprenticeships and Internships, Among Youth

$4 million fund to support youth employment organizations across 15 U.S. cities
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NEW YORK, October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Citi Foundation today announced the launch of the Youth Workforce Fund as part of its Pathways to Progress initiative to provide youth both in the U.S. and around the world with training and access to jobs, including paid apprenticeships and internships.

LA Galaxy and Southern New Hampshire University Launch STEAM Curriculum Week

Week-long LA Galaxy Academy program will bring soccer, technology, art and math to middle school students across Los Angeles
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LOS ANGELESOctober 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Five-time Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup champions, the LA Galaxy, and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), a private nonprofit university and the exclusive education partner of the club, came together this week to give 250 middle school students across Los Angeles the opportunity to take part in an exclusive supplemental curriculum called LA Galaxy STEAM (Soccer, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math).

Sodexo Emphasizes the Importance of Childhood Health and Wellness Through Support of Marine Corps Marathon Kids Run

Sodexo, a company focused on Quality of Life, has proudly supported the MCM Kids Run since 2003
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services and a partner to the United States Marine Corps, joined forces with that organization last weekend in support of its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run.  This event, a one-mile just-for-fun run for kids age 5-12, is an annual lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money. Sodexo has sponsored the event since 2003.

Nestlé Purina, Ducks Unlimited Partnering to Ensure Future of Working Wetlands

Purina’s $2-million commitment supports working ricelands, water and wetland wildlife
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, a global leader in pet care, is the newest corporate sponsor of the USA Rice/Ducks Unlimited (DU) Rice Stewardship Partnership. Through a $2 million commitment over four years, Nestlé Purina’s investment will help keep working ricelands healthy, preserve wetlands and create habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife.

Announcing the Visa Foundation Alongside Inaugural Grant to Women’s World Banking

$20 million commitment will empower two million enterprises over 5 years
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Today marks the launch of the Visa Foundation, which has been established as part of Visa’s larger social impact strategy to prioritize the growth of micro and small enterprises around the world, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.

Nature-Inspired Water Collection System Wins $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®

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Grand prize for biomimicry acceleration goes to Team NexLoop for AquaWeb, an innovative water capture system designed for use in urban food systems.

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Grand prize for biomimicry acceleration goes to Team NexLoop for AquaWeb, an innovative water capture system designed for use in urban food systems.

100 Advocates Join The Poverty Is Unnecessary Project

City of Austin, Texas Proclaims October 25th, 2017 as Poverty Is Unnecessary Day
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