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Solving the National Affordable Housing Crisis With Mercy Housing

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Every day, millions of Americans have to sacrifice food, education, and healthcare because the cost of housing is so high. The numbers are grim: only one out of every four households who needs housing assistance gets itmore than one in four renters pays more than half of their income on housing costs; and nationwide waiting lists for affordable housing are years long.

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Announce 2019 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes

$10,000 grant unveiled to enhance K-12 access to STEM education
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SILVER SPRING, Md., December 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Siemens Foundation, one of the country’s premier organizations advancing STEM workforce development and education initiatives, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced the launch of the 2019 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes.

Whole Kids Foundation Awards Bee Hive Grants to Three Chicago Schools

Grants support school bee hives, children’s education and awareness about the vital role that bees play in food systems
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AUSTIN, Texas, December 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it has awarded Bee Hive Grants to three schools in Chicago with money raised from the inaugural Give Bees a Chance campaign this past summer. Grant recipients include Smyth IB World School, Genevieve Melody STEM Elementary School and Community Christian Alternative Academy. Each school will receive support for an educational bee hive on campus, providing students with learning opportunities around science, ecology, nutrition, business and agriculture.

Smithfield Foods Donates $15,000 to Help Build Outdoor Amphitheater

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SMITHFIELD, Va., December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year.

The New Roadmap for Corporate Citizenship

How Wells Fargo is redefining corporate social responsibility
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In the 166 years since its founding, Wells Fargo has proved to be much more than a financial services company. It’s an institution that has invested billions in communities all across the U.S., promoted diversity and inclusion initiatives both big and small and led the industry in reducing its own environmental impact.

Astellas Brings Light to the Lives of Cancer Patients

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At Astellas, we are dedicated to supporting and improving the lives of those impacted by cancer. One of the ways we provide this support is by working with patient advocacy organizations, such as The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) – the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancers, including leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.
 

Notable Women in NonProfits 2018

Carolyn Bloodworth Secretary/Treasurer, Consumers Energy Foundation and CMS Energy Foundation
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Carolyn Bloodworth is an effective team builder who works tirelessly to meet the basic needs of Michigan residents through Consumers Energy Foundation and Consumers Energy employee volunteers.

Whole Kids Foundation Awards Bee Hive Grants to Two Washington, D.C. Schools

Schools Grants support school bee hives, children’s education and awareness about the vital role that bees play in food systems
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AUSTIN, Texas, December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it has awarded Bee Hive Grants to two schools in Washington, D.C. with money raised from the inaugural Give Bees a Chance campaign held this summer. Grant recipients include District of Columbia International School and Hearst Elementary School. Each school will receive support for an educational bee hive on campus, providing students with learning opportunities around science, ecology, nutrition, business and agriculture learning opportunities.

GRI Reporting’s Impact on ESG Ratings

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Two years ago, the sustainability business community elected me to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Stakeholder Council (SC).  Thank you, it has been an honor to represent you.  I recently traveled to Amsterdam to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council.  I thought our readers might like to hear some of what we discussed and learned.

Cisco’s FY18 CSR Report | The Path You Are Meant to Take

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While some of you know me as a steward of our corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts, my history with Cisco goes back much further to my first role in business development. How might you ask did my journey take me from business development to where I am today?

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