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Scotiabank Unveils Newest Downie-Wenjack Legacy Space in Partnership with The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund

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YELLOWKNIFE, NT, Sept. 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of Orange Shirt Day, Scotiabank today unveiled its third Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) Legacy Space, further demonstrating its commitment to promoting education and discussion around reconciliation.

Chiefs Edward Sangris of Detah and Earnest Betsina of N'Dilo, both of Yellowknives Dene First Nation attended the opening, along with her Excellency, Yellowknife Mayor, Rebecca Alty and several local Scotiabankers.

Cisco Webex Earns TrustRadius Tech Cares Award for Service and Compassion in 2020

By Amit Barave, Sr. Director, Head of Product Management, WebEx Meetings & WebEx Platform - Cisco
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TrustRadius Awards Webex with 2020 Tech Cares Award

“Road Trip” for 13,000 Kids Made Possible by FedEx

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Smithsonian’s Office of the Under Secretary for Education was planning collaborations with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Since many activities and events were cancelled due to COVID-19, the Smithsonian team acted fast to introduce the Summer Road Trip, a print activity guide with 40 pages of no-tech activities in STEM, history and the arts for K-8 learners.

Aramark's Global Day of Service Focuses on Students and Families, Adapts to Pandemic

Students, families, community organizations and more benefit from Aramark Building Community Day.
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PHILADELPHIA, September 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Earlier this month, Aramark volunteers participated in Aramark Building Community Day, an annual global day of service that demonstrates the company’s year round commitment to enriching and nourishing people’s lives.

Zero Hunger in Jeopardy: What We Can Do to Bring Hunger to an End

Herbalife Nutrition discusses global hunger and steps we can take to reduce hunger
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One of our most basic human needs is to feel safe and secure. Nearly three billion individuals can not afford a healthy diet and 1 in 10 individuals are experiencing severe food insecurity. We are experiencing a threat to our food security through the impact of decreasing access to nutritious food. After decades of steady decline, world hunger has slowly been on the rise since 2015. Today, two billion people worldwide do not have regular access to sufficient, nutritious food, according to the United Nation’s State of Food Insecurity 2020 (SOFI) report.

MTV and Partners Want You to Get Ready to Vote Early

Vote Early Day on Saturday, October 24th, makes it easier for Americans to learn about and celebrate their options to vote early.
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Vote Early Day helps all eligible voters learn about their early voting options and celebrate the act of voting early. When Americans vote early, they ensure that last minute problems – from long lines and safety concerns to a bad commute – won’t keep them from casting their ballot.

Greenville Technical College Opens Doors to Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center

$1 Million Grant from Truist Foundation Supports Center’s Opening, Educational Programs and Scholarships
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GREENVILLE, S.C., September 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Greenville Technical College today announced the opening of the Truist Culinary and Hospitality Innovation Center. A $1 million grant from the Truist Foundation to the Greenville Tech Foundation funded renovations for the center and will support educational programs and scholarships for students. The new facility is the anchor tenant for Poe West, a culinary and hospitality-focused development at 556 Perry Ave. in the west Greenville community.

New Sensory Room at New Hope Middle School 'a Safe Space' for Special Needs Students

By Ryan Anderson
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New Hope Middle School officially opened its new Kodiak Calming Cove, a sensory room for children with special needs, recently, and "it'll make a big difference for students to have a safe space they can go into," said Belinda Sloan, the school's principal.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E21: Ngozi Okaro, Custom Collaborative

Fashioning a Pathway to Success and Equity
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Custom Collaborative Executive Director Ngozi Okaro joins Pro Bono Perspectives host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to discuss nonprofit management during times of crisis.

[GUIDE] Roadmap to Results: A Corporate Funder's Guide to Impact

Get the Roadmap to a Results-Driven CSR Strategy
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As a corporate funder, how can you invest more strategically to meet your social and business goals? In this guide, Michelle DiSabato, Founder and President of Community Impact Consultants, Inc. walks you through a step-by-step approach to a more impactful and measurable action plan. 

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