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H&M Conscious Foundation Supports Earthquake Victims in Nepal

H&M Conscious Foundation has decided to donate 100,000 USD to support the organization Save the Children in their work to help the victims of the earthquake in Nepal.
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Thousands of people have lost their lives in the recent earthquake in Nepal. It has caused extensive damage and collapsed buildings leaving many in need of shelter, food and water. Our thoughts go to the people affected.

Save the Children is working on site with the rescue work and is supporting the affected children and their families. The funding from Conscious Foundation will be directed towards shelter, child protection, education, water and hygiene. Health and nutrition will also be part of the support in the affected areas.

SAP Supports Immediate Relief Actions After Earthquake in Nepal

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WALLDORF, April 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) will donate EUR 100,000 through the SAP Foundation to aid immediate relief efforts for the thousands of victims of the disastrous earthquake in Nepal.

This donation will support the German Red Cross, which has sent aircraft with 60 tons of relief supplies, including family tents, blankets, hygiene kits, cooking sets and water canisters, as well as a drinking water treatment plant to Nepal.

2015 Coca-Cola Bin Grant Program Awards 5,300 Recycling Bins to 52 Communities and 37 Colleges

Keep America Beautiful Helps Increase Access to Recycling Bins Nationwide
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Recycling will become more convenient this summer when Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Company award 89 grants to communities in 41 states across the nation. The Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Recycling Bin Grant Program will provide 3,662 recycling bins to colleges and universities, along with 1,638 bins to local governments and nonprofit organizations. The recycling bins are made possible through a grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company.

Insistent for Progress: 2007 Scholar Elisabeth Krow-Lucal’s Commitment to Human Health

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When Elisabeth Krow-Lucal started college at the University of California, San Diego in 2005, she thought, “Wouldn’t it be so cool to work in a lab that studies the bubonic plague or another infectious disease that changed the course of history?”

Student Overcomes Family’s Financial Setback to Head to College

A $40,000 Edison Scholars award allows Michaela Edwards to pursue her lifelong interest in the environment.
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Michaela Edwards will be the first to tell you she lived an idyllic childhood her first few years growing up on Catalina Island. But the recession in 2008 ended that.

April 29th World Wish Day® Corporate & Employee Engagement Opportunity

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This month, Make-A-Wish, is celebrating World Wish Day, the 35th anniversary of the wish that inspired its founding, by launching a worldwide “thank you” campaign on April 29 dedicated to individual and corporate donor appreciation and recogniti

Big and Small Companies Mount Rapid CSR Response to Nepal Quake

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Two global social media giants acted quickly to render aid to the victims of Saturday’s killer earthquake in Nepal while a little known translation service vowed to eliminate language as a barrier for rescue workers.

Beyond GSK: An insider look at STEMAccelerator

STEMAccelerator is helping kids prepare for exciting STEM careers and is supported through GSK's $1 million grant.
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The new Beyond GSK segment is centered on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education and GSK’s one million dollar commitment to NC New Schools’ brand new initiative called STEMAccelerator. In this episode, you will meet Cyclops, a robot made from nuts, bolts, sensors and switches. Cyclops is one way that high school students in North Carolina are being inspired by science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). 

Global Impact Launches Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In response to the devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, Global Impact has established the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund to address critical humanitarian needs in the hardest hit regions. This fund supports some of the most respected charities already on-site and providing help.

MetLife Assists Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

MetLife Foundation Makes a US$250,000 Donation to the Disaster Area
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HONG KONG, April 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Today, MetLife Foundation announced that it is making a contribution of $250,000 (USD) to International Medical Corps’ Nepal Earthquake Fund, which is already at work on the ground providing vital relief supplies to those in need, lifesaving healthcare services to the survivors of the earthquake and critical training to medical first responders.

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