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VIDEO | Chobani Is Powering Her Potential Through Whole Planet Foundation

$100,000 Fund Member Makes a Difference through Making Yogurt
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Whole Planet Foundation is proud to welcome Chobani, a new $100,000 Fund donor to our cause of global poverty alleviation. Chobani’s generosity this year will fund approximately 550 microloans to create 2,900 opportunities for microentrepreneurs and their family members to live a better life through microcredit.

University and College Students Across Central Canada Help Young People Reach Their Infinite Potential

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MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Students at the University of Windsor launched a 10-week one-on-one mentorship program for Ontario grade school and high school students focused on financial literacy, marketing, budgeting and green practices.

Meanwhile in Nunavut, students from the University of Ottawa launched Tower Gardens, an education program that empowers youth by fostering social entrepreneurship while addressing Northern Food Insecurity.

CBRE and Rebuilding Together Work to Renovate Ada S. McKinley Program in Chicago, IL

Hundreds of volunteers repair center serving people with disabilities
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LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CBRE, through its corporate philanthropy program, CBRE Cares, will partner with national community revitalization nonprofit organization Rebuilding Together to renovate one of Ada S. McKinley’s program locations in Chicago, Illinois, during its CBRE Women’s Networking Forum.

Smithfield Foods Donates 42,000 Pounds of Protein in New Orleans, Releases New “Helping Hungry Homes” Video

Rouses Markets joins Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® tour
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NEW ORLEANS, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Smithfield Foods’ 10-year anniversary of its Helping Hungry Homes hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, the company released a new video that explains the impact of the program on communities across the country and also outlines the 2018 Helping Hungry Homes tour stops.

After More than Three Years in Foster Care, Little Boy Finally Has Forever Family


Did you know that the average length of time that a child is in foster care before being adopted is about three years? Most children move house-to-house during that time and often fall behind in their school work, aren’t able to make lasting friendships and find it difficult to trust.

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption works hard to find forever families for children waiting in foster care because we believe that every child deserves a safe, loving and permanent home.

Bloomberg Hosts 5th Annual Young Women’s Leadership Summit

Summit provided over 500 young women the opportunity to network with professionals from a variety of disciplines including engineering, media, and sales

On Saturday, March 3, Bloomberg hosted its 5th annual Startup Young Women’s Leadership Summit, convening 500 high school and college-aged girls at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for a day of networking and mentoring.

Carnival Corporation's AIDA Builds School in the Philippines With the Reiner Meutsch Foundation FLY & HELP

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March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - AIDA Cruises is continuing its ongoing commitment to social, cultural and charitable projects. On March 9, 2018, at the ITB in Berlin, Hansjörg Kunze, vice president for communication and sustainability, presented a check for 42,265 euros to the Reiner Meutsch Foundation FLY & HELP for the reconstruction of an elementary school in Dinagat in the Philippines. The donation is part of the money raised from a charity raffle that AIDA traditionally holds aboard the AIDA fleet on New Year’s Eve. Severe floods destroyed many schools in the region in December.

Caterpillar Foundation Launches Value of Water Campaign to Help Its Partners Address Poverty

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AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ –- To raise awareness of the value of water and the impact of the global water crisis on community health, education and economics, the Caterpillar Foundation, together with its global partners, today launched the Value of Water campaign. The Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), is on a mission to empower 50 million people around the world to rise out of extreme poverty by 2020.

Empowering West African Women Through Sustainable Agriculture


General Mills knows that empowering women and girls is crucial for communities to fully flourish.

In the world’s poorest communities, women and girls typically bear the brunt of poverty. When families struggle to grow enough food to eat or earn enough money to send all their kids to school, it’s the girls who are often the last to eat and first to be kept home from school.

But girls and women aren’t just the faces of the poverty; they’re also the key to overcoming it.

Smithfield Foods Furthers Its Support of Education in Communities Across the US

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During this past week, Smithfield Foods furthered its commitment to the communities in which it operates through two educational initiatives, one through employee volunteerism in Georgia as well as a cash donation in Ohio.

2018 West Regional Georgia Envirothon Competition - Cumming, Georgia


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