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Walgreens and Vitamin Angels Reach 200 Million Women and Children with Life-Changing Vitamins

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September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ Walgreens and non-profit Vitamin Angels announced today that they have supported more than 200 million women and children in the U.S and around the world through their partnership to improve child and maternal health.

Comerica Bank and Detroit Lions Team Up to Empower Metro Detroit Youth

Winning Futures benefits from every Lions first down at Ford Field in 2019
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DETROIT, MI, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ –With each Detroit Lions first down gained this season at Ford Field, Comerica Bank will aid Winning Futures and the empowerment organization’s mission to prepare youth in metro Detroit for the workforce.

Wells Fargo Brings 75th LIFT Homeownership Program to New Jersey

NeighborhoodLIFT® program is part of a $1 billion commitment by Wells Fargo over six years to address U.S. housing affordability
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NEWARK, N.J., September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member New Jersey Community Capital today announced that the 75th LIFT program, designed to boost homeownership, will expand to Essex County, N.J., this fall. With a $5 million philanthropic commitment by the Wells Fargo Foundation, the NeighborhoodLIFT program will create more than 180 Essex County homeowners by offering $20,000 down payment assistance grants that require completion of HUD-certified homebuyer education. 

Local Students Learning STEM Through Curiosity Cube Mobile Science Lab

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ST. LOUIS – With an expanding workforce that calls for more graduates to fill the pipeline, MilliporeSigma is engaging students in STEM learning through its Curiosity Cube® mobile science lab.

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Common Impact Launches Disaster Response Program to Help Communities Prepare for and Recover from Crises

New Report Makes Business Case for Applying Skills-Based Volunteerism to Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency and Provides Practical Tools for Social Change Organizations and Companies
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BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– The private sector can take a larger, more strategic role in disaster preparedness for communities through skilled volunteerism, shares new research and disaster response programming launched by Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism.

Tetra Tech Hosts Backpack Giveaway and Back to School BBQ for Camp Fire Victims

Providing school supplies and joy for the community of Paradise, California, to kick off a new school year
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Tetra Tech is supporting the town of Paradise, California, to rebuild after the town was destroyed by fire, providing both technical support and charitable outreach.

Free Webinar: An Introduction to Skills-Based Volunteering

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Webinar: The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteerism

Wednesday, September 18 @ 1pm ET / 10am PT

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FedEx, Direct Relief, International Medical Corps, Team Rubicon & Water Mission Team Up to Deliver Supplies and Aid to the Bahamas

More than $500,000 worth of lifesaving supplies transported to Nassau
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — More than 56,000 pounds of critical aid is on the ground and in the hands of relief workers in the Bahamas.  FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) delivered the emergency supplies via a dedicated flight today to help the people and communities devastated by Hurricane Dorian.

FCA Foundation Sponsors Free General Admission to the Michigan Science Center in Celebration of Smithsonian Museum Day

Sept. 21 event represents commitment to access, equality and inclusion
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DETROIT, September 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The FCA Foundation, the charitable foundation of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, will sponsor free general admission to the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) Saturday, September 21 in recognition of Smithsonian Museum Day, an annual celebration of boundless

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