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Four Questions with Cleve Jones: Reflecting on the AIDS Memorial Quilt as it Returns Home

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Cleve Jones is a human rights advocate who has long been a champion for people living with HIV and LGBTQ+ equality.

He co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation in 1983. Two years later, he conceived of The AIDS Memorial Quilt at an annual candlelight memorial honoring his mentor Harvey Milk, the politician and civil rights leader who was assassinated in 1978. In 1989, The Quilt was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and has become a worldwide symbol of the fight to end the AIDS epidemic.

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Norton Small Business helps East African Community Services inspire families to achieve cradle to career success
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Product donation is one way NortonLifeLock supports the nonprofit community. In FY20 alone Norton product donations have helped more than 10,000 nonprofits and public libraries, with a product retail value of over $2.2 million, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

This version of this article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

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Product donation is one way NortonLifeLock supports the nonprofit community. In FY20 alone Norton product donations have helped more than 10,000 nonprofits and public libraries, with a product retail value of over $2.2 million, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

This version of this article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

Disability-Led Organizations, Corporations and Foundations Launch Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration

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What do 633 disability leaders from 29 countries spanning six out of seven continents have in common? 100% believe that organizations led by people with disabilities are left out of disaster relief funding from foundations, corporations and governments.

OCTO Initiative: Nonprofit Connect - Amplifying Impact with VMware's Nonprofit Customers

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At VMware, we believe that technology can be a significant force for good by helping address the world’s societal challenges when integrated with existing processes and in partnership with the people working closest to the challenges. As the world relies on 12 million global nonprofits to continue tackling the planet’s most pressing problems, we also recognize many of these nonprofits struggle with realizing the benefits of technology.

LIXIL Teams Up with Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group to Distribute Face Shields Across the U.S.

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PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Americas and the Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG) today announced a partnership that will enable expanded production and distribution of face shields to first responders and medical workers in communities across the US battling COVID-19.

ON Semiconductor Sponsors the University of Idaho's Virtual Engineering Design EXPO

Written By: Cassandra Savel, CSR Intern
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As we all have experienced within these past few months, the year 2020 has been one of uncertainty and change. Despite the challenges facing business and society, ON Semiconductor has steadfastly continued in its commitment to corporate social responsibility and giving back to communities through grant making. We at ON Semiconductor also know that these challenges bring opportunities to re-envision traditions and innovate new solutions.

CIT Joins With Customers to Deliver Acts of Caring to Communities

Customer program follows month-long employee social good project that produced 3,000 acts of community support
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NEW YORK, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – CIT Group Inc.

Republic Services Donates 100,000 Masks to Essential Service Providers

PPE Will Support the Work of Healthcare Workers at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital and First Responders in Rutherford County, Tenn.
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PHOENIX, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/  -- Republic Services, Inc. today announced the donation of 100,000 N95 masks to assist essential service providers in Atlanta and in Rutherford County, Tenn., amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation will provide much-needed support to healthcare workers at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital, the largest public hospital in Georgia, and help keep first responders safe in Rutherford County.

5 Latest Facts About Johnson & Johnson's Ebola Vaccine

As the European Commission grants Marketing Authorization for the company's Ebola vaccine regimen—a key step towards enabling broader access to it for the people who need it most—we share top facts about the vaccine for the deadly virus.
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One of the world's deadliest viral diseases was discovered in 1976 in Zaire, now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), near the Ebola River.

Since then, there have been 30 outbreaks of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)—the worst of which hit in West Africa in 2014. During that two-year epidemic, more than 11,000 people died in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Two in five individuals who were infected with the disease, then lost their lives.

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