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Subaru Hosts Event to Help Pets Find Homes During 2019 Philadelphia Auto Show

Automaker partners with Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and Morris Animal Refuge to help save lives of pets in danger
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will be hosting a pet adoption event during the 2019 Philadelphia Auto Show through partnerships with two local animal shelters – the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) and the Morris Animal Refuge (MAR).

Six Atlanta Families Receive Home Repairs in 24th Annual ‘Kickoff to Rebuild,’ a Super Bowl-Sanctioned Event

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s team up to assist residents of the ‘Just Us’ neighborhood
Press Release

ALTANTA, February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nonprofit Rebuilding Together partnered with Lowe’s, the Official Home Improvement Retail Sponsor of the National Football League (NFL), to provide critical home repairs for six families in Westside Atlanta’s Just Us neighborhood.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Grants $40,000 To The Capital Area Food Bank and Manna Food Center

Funds will support the increased demand for assistance by community members.
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md.,  January 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that it will offer grants totaling $ 40,000  to The Capital Area Food Bank and to Manna Food Center (Manna), two not-for-profit organizations. The grants will support efforts by those organizations to make nutritious food accessible to those in need.

Homeownership in Washington, D.C., and Prince George’s County, Maryland, to Get $7.1 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT® program will offer homebuyer education plus $20,000 down payment assistance grants; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
Press Release

WASHINGTON,  February 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America, MANNA, Inc. and Community Housing Partners today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will launch for Washington, D.C., and Prince George’s County, Maryland, with a $7.1 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost local homeownership.

Napa Valley Unified School District Transforming School Food With Get Schools Cooking Grant

Commitment to Scratch Cooking, New Kitchens & Dynamic Director Spearheading Efforts to Provide Healthier Food for Students
Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas, February 5, 2019 /3BL Media/— Napa Valley Unified School District (NVUSD) has set the table for transitioning to scratch cooking with the opening of a new centralized kitchen expected to open early February. The kitchen is another step in the District’s drive to provide healthier school food – a commitment that was bolstered last summer by receiving a Get Schools Cooking grant valued at nearly $200,000.

National Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2019 National Conference in Baltimore

Iconic Community Improvement Organization Gathers Hundreds of State and Local Community Leaders for Week of Education, Inspiration and Motivation
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., January 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, is featuring Fred Kent, founder of Nonprofit for Public Spaces, as its keynote speaker at the 2019 Keep America Beautiful National Conference, taking place Feb. 6-8, 2019 at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.

FCA Community: Plant Manager Hopes to Bring Vocational Training to Rural Kenya

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Kevin and Nancy Sell call themselves “empty nesters on a mission.”

“We’re following our hearts and how our faith drives us,” says Kevin, FCA US plant manager at Indiana Transmission Plant 1 in Kokomo, Ind. “We have been so blessed in our lives that we feel compelled to give back to others, whether it’s here in the U.S. or in Kenya.”

SC Johnson to Support Development of 40 New Health Posts in Rural Rwanda

Company’s Partnership with the Rwanda Ministry of Health and the Society for Family Health Rwanda Provides Better Access to Health Care for Families
Press Release

RACINE, Wis., January 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced plans to support the development of an additional 40 health posts throughout Rwanda, expanding access to health care and malaria education for more than 200,000 people. This expands on the company’s 2018 investment, which established 10 health posts in rural Rwanda in July, bringing the total to 50.

100,000 More in the Next 3 Years: HP's Commitment to Supporting Entrepreneurs Across Africa

by Ifeyinwa Afe
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Yesterday I was privileged to address the crowd gathered at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg and announce our commitment to educate 100,000 more entrepreneurs across Africa.

It was fitting that this year’s festival also marked what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. As a man famed for his commitment to equality and community, his legacy is reflected in the work both Global Citizen and HP are doing in South Africa and across the continent to tackle inequality and build communities.

2019 CSR and Sustainability Conferences Guide

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Your go-to resource for CSR (and CSR-related) conferences in 2019 is here! Gather knowledge and come together with other passionate CSR practitioners – take your next step to change the world. ­

This year's Realized Worth Conference Guide includes 35 conferences in the United States and across the world, with event descriptions, and an interactive map to help you find the conferences by location. 

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