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American Express Awards $1 Million to Threatened Cultural Heritage Sites Included on 2018 World Monuments Watch

Funding to Restore Eight Cultural Heritage Sites Including Historic Kitchen Garden of Versailles and Iconic British Piers Damage
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NEW YORK,, June 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  American Express and World Monuments Fund (WMF) today announced $1 million in funding to support preservation efforts at eight endangered cultural heritage sites included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch.

Making the Case for a New Approach to Employee Giving and Volunteering

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Finally, the data to support what we've intuitively known for years about the true value of corporate giving. By taking an employee engagement approach to workplace giving and volunteering programs, companies can not only achieve greater social impact—they can drive additional business value through increased employee retention, too. 

Taco Bell Foundation Awards $3 Million in Live Más Scholarships

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This year, the Taco Bell Foundation awarded $3 million in Live Más Scholarships to 300 employees and youth across the country. Designed to help students pursue their unique passions that may not necessarily fit into the traditional “academic” or “athletic” categories, this year’s scholarship application drew nearly 8,000 submissions. Heidi is one of the future leaders receiving a $25,000 scholarship this year, check out the video to learn more about Heidi’s passion to be an advocate for change in her community.

Abbott Partners with Nonprofits to Provide Disaster Relief - Before the Storm

After a hurricane, every second counts. That's why Abbott is helping community food banks and clinics prepare proactively.
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It’s not enough to be reactive when hurricanes strike— for hurricane season, the best defense is a good offense. Advance preparation ensures that aid can be delivered more quickly, ultimately saving more lives.

Sands Celebrates Success With the Local Community

The Fifth Anniversary of Sands Cotai Central
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To mark the milestone of Sands Cotai Central’s opening in 2012, Sands China Ltd. created an anniversary celebration that not only delighted guests and patrons, it extended special benefits and engaged a number of local community organizations. A highlight of the anniversary celebration was a carnival at the property’s Paradise Gardens, in which 50 Sands China Care Ambassadors hosted 50 members of the Macao Special Olympics (MSO) to participate in activities such as balloon twisting, caricature sketching, magic shows, face painting, and more.

How Las Vegas Sands is Fighting the Homelessness Problem in Southern Nevada

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On any given night, nearly 6,500 people are homeless in Southern Nevada, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Nevada ranks eighth in the nation for the rate of homeless persons – the smallest region among the metropolitan areas ranking in the top 10 for homelessness. Of that population, more than 60 percent of all homeless people in Nevada are unsheltered, living on the streets in encampments, cars, or other places not meant for human habitation.

The JetBlue Foundation Invests in Puerto Rico’s Future by Pledging Grants for Organizations That Power STEM Initiatives

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-- JetBlue Foundation Announces $100,000 in Grants in Celebration of JetBlue’s 16th Anniversary of Service to Puerto Rico --

-- Grant Recipient Inter American University of Puerto Rico to Offer Grant-Writing Workshops for Interested Organizations --

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-- JetBlue Foundation Announces $100,000 in Grants in Celebration of JetBlue’s 16th Anniversary of Service to Puerto Rico --

-- Grant Recipient Inter American University of Puerto Rico to Offer Grant-Writing Workshops for Interested Organizations --

Let’s Keep It Blue Together

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Last Friday was International Ocean Day -- a day that we celebrate the 71 percent of our planet that is covered with water. But, increasingly that water is filled with plastic, and it’s slowly killing us.

Consider these facts:

FSG Announces New Team to Lead Global Social Impact Consulting Firm

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BOSTON, June 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - FSG, one of the world’s most experienced social impact consulting firms, is excited to announce Lauren A. Smith, MD, MPH and Greg Hills as their co-CEOs. The pair succeeds John Kania, who is stepping away from his current role as global managing director and 18+ years of leadership at FSG. Kania remains active as a member of the board and as a managing director focused on the knowledge and practice of systems change.

Curiosity Cube Brings Science to Life for Sacramento Kids

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —Science was brought to life for some Sacramento kids on Wednesday.

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