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Frey Vineyards – Out of the Ashes

Growing again after the Napa fires of October 2017
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By Katrina Frey, CEO, Frey Vineyards, Ltd.

This true story begins with a strange orange glow in the sky that awakened me at 1:00am on the morning of Oct 9th, 2017. Stepping outside into a howling wind, I watched in horror as a huge wildfire burned on the distant ridge. The wind was blowing away from us, so I was very concerned about our neighbors below the ridge in Potter Valley, never dreaming that at the same time the Redwood Complex Fire was racing around the bottom of the ridge and heading straight to Frey Vineyards and engulfing the only paved road out.

Curiosity Cube Makes EPiC Appearance

By Sean Roberts
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LIBERTY — EPiC Elementary School was one of only two schools in Missouri to receive a visit from MilliporeSigma's Curiosity Cube.

"The Curiosity Cube is a retro-fitted shipping container that we have turned into a mobile science lab that travels all over the country and Canada to elementary and middle schools with the sole purpose of sparking curiosity in the future generation," said Curiosity Cube coordinator, Rebecca Dowd during the May 22 visit. 

GLAM4GOOD Hosts Inspiring Mentoring Initiative With #VISIONQUEST Panel Discussion and #SHOPPINGSPREE4FREE for NYC High School Students

Nine West Eyewear Provided Access to Free Eye Glasses and Eye Exams with New Optical Offering for Teens
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NEW YORK, JUNE 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ GLAM4GOOD, the award-winning empowerment platform and non-profit organization, in partnership with Nine West Eyewear hosted 150+ students at New York City’s High School of Fashion Industries on Wednesday, June 6th with an inspiring panel discussion and mentoring initiative focused on preparing students for college, job interviews and presentations.

Landsec Publishes 2018 Sustainability Update

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“By strengthening our relationships and achieving the right results we make our company more resilient. We want customers to prefer our space. We want communities to be pleased it’s us operating in their area. We want our partners to share our priorities and principles. And we want our employees to feel this is the best place to invest their energy and ambition. Get all of this right and we can sustain Landsec as a strong and respected company for years to come.” Robert Noel, Chief Executive, Landsec

Landsec’s sustainability programme focuses on three key areas:

How Barclays Employees Are Helping Disabled Children Find Their Voice

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Jan Kirwan, an Associate Director at Barclays Corporate Banking, volunteers for the Seashell Trust, a Manchester-based charity that helps children who are unable to communicate because of a severe disability. Jan tells us how she marshalled a team of 150, raised £100,000 – and got her whole office talking about citizenship and engagement.

Digging Deeper Into Transforming Technology Pro Bono

New Resource for Nonprofits Engaging Pro Bono Tech Experts
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2018  /3BL Media/ -- Pro bono service has the potential to shift technology adoption and implementation in the social sector.

Alumni, Whirlpool Gift $2M to Kelley School

By Alex Brown
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BLOOMINGTON - A pair of gifts totaling $2 million will support various initiatives at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. The Michigan-based Whirlpool Foundation has donated $1 million, which is being matched by IU alumni Jeff and Marcia Fettig.

Eastman Foundation Introduces the Great Blue Challenge

World Oceans Day and the Global G7 Summit provide forums for collaborative action and innovation
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June 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Eastman Foundation, in conjunction with the 2018 G7 Summit, is advocating for action in addressing challenges and identifying innovative solutions to better understand our oceans. In celebration of World Oceans Day, Eastman Foundation is pleased to introduce The Great Blue Challenge.

Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Renew Commitment Through 2018

This year's build will take place Aug. 26-31 in Mishawaka, Ind.
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Today, Whirlpool Corporation announced it will continue its longtime relationship with Habitat for Humanity through 2018. This marks the 19th year the appliance manufacturer and nonprofit organization collaboration to support families in need of affordable housing, with Whirlpool Corporation committing to providing a new range and refrigerator for every new Habitat home built in the U.S. and Canada.

Smithfield Foods Donates $25,000 to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to Fund Environmental Education Programs in Virginia

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SMITHFIELD, Va. June 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., recently announced a $25,000 donation to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF). The gift will support CBF’s environmental education programs in Virginia, providing opportunities for students and teachers throughout the state.

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