The gift will improve access to technology for Peshine Avenue Elementary students and help bridge the digital divide
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., December 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Samsung announced that the company has provided a $50,000 technology grant to increase access to tools for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning at the Peshine Avenue Elementary School in Newark, N.J.
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Hunger Is, a joint charitable campaign of The Safeway/Tom Thumb/Randalls Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, raises public awareness and funds to end childhood hunger in the U.S.
The Texas No Kid Hungry Campaign has received a $38,000 grant from Hunger Is to help solve childhood hunger. Texas No Kid Hungry, a statewide branch of the campaign led by Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative, was nominated by the managers of Texas Tom Thumb and Randalls stores, and funds were made possible by their customers who contributed generously during a month-long in-store fundraiser this spring.
Last weekend marked the beginning of a busy holiday season for Action Team Captains across the United States. Staying true to the nature of Thanksgiving, our Captains were hard at work giving back to those in need.
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STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, honored Michael Dell and Dell Inc. with the 2014 Vision for America Award on Thursday, Dec. 4, in New York City.
Verizon Innovate Learning Grants to Help Underserved Schools Stimulate Students’ Interest in Tech Fields
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., December 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – To help address the significant need for a U.S. workforce equipped with the skills to succeed in an increasingly tech-based economy, Verizon is awarding 80 underserved public schools across the country grants of $20,000 to stimulate student interest and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.
ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, received a $1.2 million grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be used to mobilize volunteers worldwide to tackle some of society’s toughest issues.
The Amgen Foundation has created a two-pronged approach to inspire the next generation of innovators: (1) investing in and supporting science teachers; and (2) creating hands-on opportunities for students.