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Better Libraries, Better Communities: IWBI's Jason Hartke Sits Down With U.S. Sen. Jack Reed


Through policy and partnership, IWBI has supported priority sectors, such as schools, senior and assisted living facilities, public sector buildings and affordable housing, where health and well-being strategies and features found in the WELL Building Standard (WELL) can reach and benefit those most in need. Libraries are one of those priority sectors. An investment in libraries is an investment in all Americans, helping strengthen our communities and advancing our shared health, sustainability and resilience goals.

LA Kings Raise More Than $150,000 for Hydrocephalus Association and Kings Care Foundation at Annual LA Kings 5K in Redondo Beach, Calif.

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AEG’s LA Kings recently raised more than $150,000 for the Kings Care Foundation and the Hydrocephalus Association, an organization dedicated to providing support and education to individuals, families and medical professionals dealing with the complex issue of hydrocephalus – a neurological condition that affects over 1 million Americans, at the annual LA Kings 5K on Sept. 18.

More than 2,000 community members raced, skated and walked throughout the race course in Redondo Beach, Calif. while being cheered on by emcee Daryl Evans, LA Kings players, staff and club mascot, Bailey.

New Trades Training Facility in Orlando Expands Path to Pro Program


The Home Depot Foundation’s nonprofit partner, The Home Builders Institute (HBI), has announced the official opening of its new Orlando-based facility for training people for jobs in construction. The BuildStrong Academy of Orlando will train and place thousands of area students who want to pursue careers in the skilled trades for the building industry.

ViacomCBS Puts a Spotlight on Employees Who Exemplify Volunteerism with the Impact Awards

By Noor Kaur

The ViacomCBS Impact Awards recognize employees who exemplify our values and are making differences in their communities. This year we are proud to award five winners who will have $10,000 donated to an organization of their choosing.

Laura DiMarco, New York City, USA

YOU Get a Grant and YOU Get a Grant - T-Mobile to Bolster 25 Small Towns Nationwide

T‑Mobile has committed $25M to small town grants over the next five years, starting with these 25 deserving communities across the country
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BELLEVUE, Wash., September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - These small towns have big plans. Today, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced the 25 small towns winning Hometown Grants to jumpstart vital community development projects to re-energize these towns and build upon what makes them unique. Hometown Grants are part of the Un-carrier’s massive commitment to bring 5G to rural America.

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Communities


Fifth Third is committed to helping people achieve their best lives through responsible financial solutions that are right for individuals and the community. Experience has taught us that we are capable of improving lives and making generational, transformative impacts in the communities we serve.


Helping to Sustain the GRID

NortonLifeLock partners with GRID Alternatives to bring solar energy to underserved communities

By Kimberly Bishop, Corporate Responsibility

Historic heat waves continue to sweep across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, exacerbating deep drought and wildfire risk. Deadly floods in Europe, a historic deluge in China, and devastating fires in the Pacific Northwest are all popping up at an alarming and unprecedented rate. According to the Global Drought Monitor, every continent except Antarctica is currently experiencing drought. 

Principal Charity Classic Sets Charitable Giving Record in 2021

Annual PGA TOUR Champions event raised more than $7.3 million for Iowa children’s charities
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DES MOINES, Iowa, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Principal Charity Classic today announced its 2021 tournament raised more than $7.3 million in support of Iowa children’s charities, surpassing the event’s previous record of $6.7 million set in 2020 despite the tournament being canceled due to COVID-19.

The annual PGA TOUR Champions event in Des Moines has now raised more than $37 million for Iowa children’s charities since Principal Financial Group® became the title sponsor in 2007.

LA Galaxy Team Up With Dream on 3 and Children's Hospital Los Angeles to Celebrate Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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AEG’s LA Galaxy recently teamed up with Dream on 3, a nonprofit dedicated to creating sports-themed experiences for youth living with life-altering medical or intellectual conditions, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to celebrate Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, in conjunction with the Major League Soccer’s “Kick Childhood Cancer” campaign.

Together on Sept. 15, the LA Galaxy and Dream on 3, made 10-year-old Avery’s sports dream of attending an LA Galaxy game with her family a reality with all the bells and whistles.

KeyBank Provides $16.3 Million of Capital For Affordable Multifamly Housing to Serve LGBTQ Youth in New York City

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CLEVELAND, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) has provided $16.3 million dollars for the development of Homeward – Central Harlem in New York City. The property will exclusively serve unhoused youth between the ages of 18 and 25, a vulnerable underserved demographic in New York City, in an LGBTQ-affirming community. The site is located at 15 West 118th Street and will consist of 51 units, of which 50 will be covered by New York City’s 15/15 Rental Assistance Program, in addition to one manager unit.


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