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Committed to Adoption, Family Finally Has Their Day in Court

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Foster care adoption takes dedication and commitment from the families and the children they hope to adopt. It can be a long process depending on circumstances, but the Bruns family never let that dissuade them.

The Bruns became foster parents 10 years ago after their adult children left home. They focused mostly on older youth until the day they received a call about temporary placement for a 1-year-old boy, T.

The Wendy's Way: Supporting National Foster Care Month

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiter Summit Wraps a Month of Activity to Drive Change
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by Elizabeth Drake

TD Seeking Innovative Solutions for a Changing World, Launches the TD Ready Challenge to Prepare People and the Economy for the Future

Summary: 
  • The Ready Challenge helps bring to life The Ready Commitment, targeting $1 billion in total by 2030 to help open doors for an inclusive and sustainable tomorrow
New signature initiative has ten $1 million (CDN) grants available annually for organizations in North America
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  • The Ready Challenge helps bring to life The Ready Commitment, targeting $1 billion in total by 2030 to help open doors for an inclusive and sustainable tomorrow

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Celebrates Nine Nonprofit Projects With Cross-Country Summer Road Trip

Sun Club shines a light on $1.3 million in sustainability partnerships in four states
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HOUSTON, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is charging up and setting out on a cross-country trip to celebrate the completion of its nine new projects.  The nonprofit organization will be unveiling $1.3 million in innovative sustainability-related donations to nine nonprofits located across Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.

Hormel Foods Donates 37,000 Cases of Food Products for Global Disaster- and Hunger-Relief Efforts

A portion of the products donated were sent to Hawaii to help with volcano disaster-relief efforts.
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AUSTIN, Minn., June 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced it has donated over 37,000 cases (600,000+ cans) of shelf-stable food products to Convoy of Hope for disaster- and other hunger-relief efforts around the world. A portion of the products donated were sent to Hawaii to help with volcano disaster-relief efforts.

Illinois High School Students Showcase Robust STEM Knowledge for U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos During 2017-2018 School Year

Canton High School was one of 26 rural Illinois schools to receive a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) grant funded by Astellas USA Foundation’s Rural Spark Project™
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Canton, Illinois, is leading the way with science, technology, math and engineering curriculum. Thanks to a grant from Project Lead The Way (PLTW) made possible by Astellas USA Foundation, teachers in Canton High School are changing the shape of STEM education for the next generation. With hands-on and real-world curricular programming and teacher training, students have better access to the tools needed to fuel their imaginations and pursue STEM-related careers.

Common Impact Expands As Corporate Skills-Based Volunteerism Becomes the New Normal

Expansion of leadership team and regional models shepherd in the next generation of pro bono
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NEW YORK, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is expanding its leadership team and introducing new regional models to meet the growing demand of companies who are integrating social and environmental outcomes into their core business practices.  Skills-based volunteering has risen in popularity, with CECP research reporting that now more than 54% of companies host a formal program. Companies use skills-based volunteering to engage and develop their employe

Global HOPE – Our Journey One Year Later

By John Damonti, President, Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
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How do you treat 11,000 new cases of pediatric cancer annually with only five pediatric oncologists?

With those numbers, it’s not surprising the mortality rate for pediatric cancer in Botswana, Malawi and Uganda in southern and east Africa is as high as 90 percent.

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