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JetBlue Launches ‘GreenUp™’ Campaign in Celebration of Earth Month

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During Earth Month, Customers Can Vote For Select Eco-Focused Nonprofits to Receive ‘GreenUp’ Grants

Throughout April, JetBlue Crewmembers and Customers Will Volunteer and Support a Variety of Environmental Causes and Initiatives in the Airline’s Six Focus Cities Including Revitalization Projects in Puerto Rico

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During Earth Month, Customers Can Vote For Select Eco-Focused Nonprofits to Receive ‘GreenUp’ Grants

Throughout April, JetBlue Crewmembers and Customers Will Volunteer and Support a Variety of Environmental Causes and Initiatives in the Airline’s Six Focus Cities Including Revitalization Projects in Puerto Rico

Moving from Reactive to Proactive Healthcare in Rwanda

Data-driven decisions make a difference for CARITAS Rwanda
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Think globally; act locally. This is the mentality CARITAS Rwanda embraces to achieve its mission.

Make-A-Wish Challenges You! Support the Make-A-Wish #ArmWrestleChallenge

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The Make-A-Wish #ArmWrestleChallenge kicks off in April as part of the Make-A-Wish® World Wish Day® campaign, raising awareness and funds online to help grant the wishes of children diagnosed with critical illnesses. A wish experience can give kids the mental toughness they need to fight their illness.

How can companies and their employees celebrate?

How Employee Data Can Be Grantmaking's Most Valuable Resource

Hewlett Packard Enterprise on the power of employee nominated grants
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It was a game-changing moment when Kathy Gu, Program Manager, Living Progress, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and her team discovered the power of an employee-nominated grants program. By leveraging the interests and existing passions of their employees, the company created a holistic grantmaking approach that not only supported the initiatives of the company, it enhanced the lives of their employees and boosted morale during a time of change and uncertainty.

Taking STEM Outside of the Classroom

by Adam Stone
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A 7th Grade science teacher at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Boston, MA, Tammy Scelsi took her students out of the classroom and into a giant box. 

Actually, it's a 22x10-foot shipping container, dubbed the Curiosity Cube. Life science company, MilliporeSigma developed it and makes it available for free to educators. It's a mobile lab packed with hands-on learning opportunities and staffed by experts. 

Xylem Volunteers Guide Students Through EarthEcho Water Challenge

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In February, EarthEcho International, along with partner Love A Sea Turtle of Greenville, North Carolina, hosted a training for volunteers from Xylem’s Morrisville location. Nine Xylem employees worked with over 100 students, guiding them through the EarthEcho Water Challenge and helping them to learn about the local aquatic ecosystem. In addition, students were able to interact with the new STEAM Lab that Love A Sea Turtle and the City of Greenville opened at River Park North.

Ten Ways to Celebrate Keep America Beautiful Month!

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It’s April – and that means it’s Keep America Beautiful Month!

You don’t have to wait until Earth Day to join Keep America Beautiful and our more than 600 state and community-based affiliates, local partners, businesses, public officials and millions of volunteers to help us End Littering, Improve Recycling and Beautify America’s Communities.

Here are 10 easy ways anyone can #DoBeautifulThings and help Keep America Beautiful fulfill a vision in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live this month and every month:

Carnival Corporation's Holland America Line Establishes the Shared Humanity Award and Bestows First Honor on Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Grand World Voyage in Cape Town

Award honors leaders who have dedicated their lives to inspiring a better humanity; $40,000 donation presented to The Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation
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To further strengthen its commitment to the transformative power of travel and the belief that connecting people from different cultures opens minds, builds connections and inspires shared humanity, Holland America Line is establishing the Shared Humanity Award to be given annually starting this year. The award will be presented to a leader and change-maker who has dedicated their life to inspiring others to see that the things that unite us are greater than those that divide us.  
 

Aprende más sobre Lutheran World Relief ayuda a pequeños agricultores de cacao y cooperativas de Centroamérica

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Lutheran World Relief ayuda a pequeños agricultores de cacao y cooperativas de Centroamérica a construir negocios sostenibles, generando un mapa de Sabores Aprende más sobre ellos en Cacao Movil.

Learn More About Lutheran World Relief's Work to Help Small Cocoa Farmers and Cooperatives in Central America

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Lutheran World Relief helps small cocoa farmers and cooperatives in Central America to build sustainable businesses, generating a map of flavors learn more about them in Cacao Movil. 

Learn more about  Lutheran World Relief, member organization of La Red de Innovación e Impacto and one of the participating Alumni of the Innovation Challenge powertogrow.wec.org

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