Program honors mayors and nonprofits in Long Beach, Calif., and Dayton and Youngstown, Ohio
BOSTON, June 11, 2018/3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors and Wells Fargo today announced that Mayors Robert Garcia of Long Beach, Calif.; Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio; and Jamael Tito Brown of Youngstown, Ohio, received top honors on behalf of nonprofits in their cities with the 2018 CommunityWINS® Grant Program funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation.
These are the same young people at the heart of so much of Viacom’s programming. On Sunday, May 20, Viacom showed that it is caring, giving, walking, and fighting to battle this epidemic by participating in AIDS Walk New York, the largest single-day AIDS fundraising event in the world.
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK June 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - AEG, the the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, and Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors Fund today announced a new partnership to raise awareness to prevent and end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. The partnership reaffirms AEG’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and its long-established practice to improve the lives of youth in the communities where the company does business.
CLEVELAND, June 4, 2018/3BL Media/ — KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided $17.4 million in total financing for the construction of Hammock Ridge II in Spring Hill, FL. Key provided a $13.7 million construction loan and a $3.7 million Freddie Mac Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Forward Commitment.
Nine Communities From Coast to Coast Receive More Than 330,000 Pounds of Protein
During the month of May, Smithfield Foods’ hunger relief initiative, Helping Hungry Homes®, visited nine communities from coast to coast and donated more than 330,000 pounds of protein—the equivalent of more than 1,320,000 servings—to those in need. This year, Smithfield celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Helping Hungry Homes®. Smithfield has provided more than 100 million servings of protein to food banks, disaster relief efforts, and community outreach programs since the program’s inception.
June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - GLAM4GOOD, the award-winning, empowerment platform and non-profit organization, headed to Puerto Rico to hold an emergency aid initiative in San Juan on Wednesday, May 23rd. This event was planned in response to a request from San Jorge Children’s Hospital to bring help, happiness, and hope to children who are not only dealing with critical illness, but also with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
On May 31, Northern Illinois Food Bank dedicated the Epsilon Bulk Repack Room, celebrating its ongoing, generous partnership with Epsilon, an Alliance Data company.
The Epsilon Bulk Repack Room is designed to safely handle donations of bulk dry goods like cereal, pasta and rice, and repackage them into family-sized portions. Since the Food Bank's West Suburban Center was opened in 2011, the bulk repack program processes 150,000 meals with the help of 2,500 volunteers every year.
Kids in the Philippines threw rocks and slurs at a 6-year-old boy when he tried to go to school. In Madagascar, an 8-year-old girl was shunned by her village and abandoned by her mother, who couldn’t overcome the stigma of her daughter’s condition. In Morocco, a 12-year-old girl hid in shame at home, so no one could see her face.