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Wells Fargo invita a veteranos a solicitar becas y subvenciones de emergencia para veteranos

Se otorgaron 48 becas y 84 subvenciones de emergencia desde 2016 a veteranos y cónyuges de veteranos con discapacidades
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SAN FRANCISCO, 4 enero de 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) y Scholarship America (en inglés) anunciaron que están aceptando solicitudes para el Programa de Becas para Veteranos de Wells Fargo y el Programa de Subvenciones de Emergencia para Veteranos de Wells Fargo de 2018.

Wells Fargo Invites Veterans to Apply for Veteran Scholarships, Emergency Grants

48 scholarships and 84 emergency grants awarded since 2016 to veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announced they are accepting applications for the 2018 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Programs. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $2 million over a four-year period to fund the programs and help veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in careers they choose.

Arbor Day Foundation Awards Finalists Announced

Leaders in tree planting, conservation, and environmental stewardship from around the country and world to be honored through the annual Arbor Day Awards
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LINCOLN, Neb., January 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ -  The Arbor Day Foundation has announced finalists for its annual recognition program with the winners to be announced prior to National Arbor Day on April 27, 2018. Since 1972, the Foundation has presented awards for work at the international, national, state, and community levels to recognize conservation efforts such as tree planting and care, Arbor Day celebrations, education, community projects, and roadside beautification. This year 24 finalists have been identified for six awards including:

'Hacking Hurricanes: The Road to Recovery’ Challenges Teams to Improve Disaster Response

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When hurricanes strike, the speed that relief services—including medical supplies, water, food, and fuel—arrive at affected communities can make the difference between life and death. The 2017 hurricane season was one of the worst in history, and the need to improve recovery efforts has never been more urgent.

Satisfy Your Appetite to Help: Dine Out for HIV/AIDS Care Spring 2018

Powerful Dining Out For Life Fundraiser Set For Thursday, April 26th; NYC Takes a Seat at the Table
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CHERRY HILL, NJ – January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Dining Out For Life® hosted by Subaru® is a restaurant-based event with a truly fulfilling call to action: Dine at one of the 3,000 participating restaurants in more than 60 cities across North America on Thursday, April 26, 2018 and that restaurant will donate a generous portion of the day’s proceeds to fund HIV/AIDS care, prevention, education, testing, counseling and other essential services in their city.

Duke Energy Sending Additional Personnel, Resources to Accelerate Power Restoration in Puerto Rico

Company assisting industry efforts to deploy equipment, supplies and manpower to expedite rebuilding work across island
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Duke Energy is joining the U.S. utility industry effort to help rebuild electric infrastructure and restore power to the island of Puerto Rico, the U.S. territory hit hard by Hurricane Maria earlier this year, with hundreds of thousands of residents still without electricity. 

University of Akron, Clemson University Football Fans Champions of 2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge

Nationally, College Football Fans Recycle, Compost Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Waste During 2017 Season
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WASHINGTON, January 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - While Clemson University came within a victory of making it to the College Football Playoff National Championship, it can claim, along with the University of Akron, the co-championship of the 2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC), the national collegiate football recycling competition.  The GameDay Recycling Challenge is produced through a partnership of the College and University Recycling Coalition (CURC), Keep America Beautiful,

Winging Supplies Across the Skies

How Louis Olsen takes philanthropy to new heights
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by Mary Burich

Combining two loves is always a thrill. Using them to help those in need can put you on cloud nine. Or even above it, as the case may be.

That’s exactly what Minnesota native Louis Olsen did recently when he loaded his plane with the likes of work gloves, diapers and mosquito repellant – as well as 384 cans of SPAM® products – to aid victims and first responders of Hurricane Harvey.

10 Years of BISC | The Importance of BISC Research for the Corporate Social Investment

By Patricia Loyola, Director of Management and Communications, Comunitas
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Comunitas, a civil society organization based in São Paulo, and the Brazilian Local Authority of the Global Exchange led by CECP, recently published the 10th edition of The Corporate Social Investment Benchmarking (or BISC, Benchmarking do Investimento Social Corporativo in Portuguese), a comprehensive overview of the achievements in th

Points of Light Civic Accelerator Invests $100,000 in Two Startups Advancing Workforce Innovation

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator graduates 11 civic ventures that are addressing ways to improve educational and workforce outcomes to prepare individuals for 21st century employment
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ATLANTA, January 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced today that it will invest $50,000 each in ReciproCare (Washington, D.C.), a for-profit enterprise, and La Cocina VA (Arlington, Virginia), a nonprofit enterprise. Both ventures are focused on access and pathways to employment to help more individuals and families succeed.

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