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Costa Cruises Supports the "Pink Is Good" Project on Board Its Ships

Awareness-raising activities have been launched on the Costa fleet operating in the Mediterranean to support the Umberto Veronesi Foundation "Pink is Good" project for the prevention of female cancers.
Press Release

GENOA, Italy, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Marking breast cancer prevention month, for the third year running,  Costa Cruises will be supporting the Umberto Veronesi Foundation and its  Pink is Good project, which aims to definitively defeat breast, uterus and ovarian cancer, promoting prevention and providing annual funding to doctors and researc

Sustainability Academy Readying Practitioners for Climate Change

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CHICAGO, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Sustainability Academy is CSE’s global initiative to offer affordable, specialized, online education in the field of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility.

New Nonprofit Tool: Pro Bono + The Food Value Chain

Helping nonprofits within the food system tap into pro bono
Blog

If your nonprofit works along the food value chain, you know that trying to address the complex problems of hunger and food insecurity is as tough as it gets. It can be hard to figure out solutions to your unique capacity needs—and breaking down nuanced challenges into manageable chunks of work can feel like just one more task you don’t have time for. Pro bono can help.

Celebrating 10 Years of Comcast NBCUniversal’s Beyond School Walls

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In 2008, eight-year-old Alize Delgado had spent almost no time outside of his North Philadelphia neighborhood. That changed as he stepped off his yellow school bus and into the Comcast Center as a member of the first “class” of students matched to Comcast employee mentors through the John Alchin Big Brothers Big Sisters Beyond School Walls program. 

The Arbor Day Foundation’s Texas Community Tree Recovery Campaign Distributes Free Trees to Local Texas Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Arbor Day Foundation program helps rebuild and beautify communities one tree at a time
Press Release

PORT ARANSAS, Texas, October 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation’s Texas Tree Recovery Campaign – a partnership between the Arbor Day Foundation, Texas Roadhouse and FedEx will distribute 1,000 new trees this year to homeowners in Port Aransas, Texas at the Old Town Festival on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. The festival will be located at Port Aransas Community Center, 408 N. Alister St., Port Aransas, TX 78373. These new trees will be free of charge and help to replace trees damaged and destroyed by Hurricane Harvey.

Steve Seeger + Doniece Sandoval: Power of One

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One thing that we are consistently reminded of during election season is that each and every person can make a difference – whether it’s casting a vote in a super tight election, or confronting a US Senator in an elevator, the power of one can’t be easily dismissed. This week on Sea Change Radio, we explore how even someone who may not have lots of money or technical know-how but cares deeply for the environment can have an impact.

Private Sector Can Play Critical Role in Easing World Hunger

A rise in global hunger after nearly a decade of steady progress is driven largely by a rise in conflict.
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By Mark Kennedy and Richard Leach

One of every nine people in the world is hungry. Globally, hunger trend lines are moving in the wrong direction for the third consecutive year, with new evidence indicating a rise in world hunger to an estimated 821 million people, up from approximately 804 million last year. This latest assessment confirms the ongoing threat to food security and development gains across much of the planet.

KeyBank Expands Corporate Responsibility Leadership Team

Kelli Arnold named Director of Corporate Responsibility and Community Engagement; Eric Fiala appointed Director of Corporate Community Initiatives & Relations
Press Release

CLEVELAND, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank has expanded its Corporate Responsibility leadership team to further drive KeyBank’s commitment to helping communities thrive.  As part of the expansion, Kelli Arnold has been named director of Corporate Responsibility and Community Engagement and Eric Fiala has been appointed Director of Corporate Community Initiatives & Relations.

On World Sight Day, Global Charity Launches New Programs in Minnesota to Improve Vision for Underserved Children

Helen Keller International recognizes unmet needs for vision care among low-income communities in Saint Paul and Minneapolis
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Today, on World Sight Day, the global health charity Helen Keller International began delivering services in schools in Saint Paul and Minneapolis to help improve the vision of vulnerable children. Recognizing the unmet needs for vision care among vulnerable, at-risk youth in the U.S., the organization is expanding its 24-year-old ChildSight program to reach children in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, starting in Saint Paul.

Smithfield Foods and Feed More Unveil New Tractor-Trailer to Expand Distribution in Rural Counties in Central Virginia

Press Release

Richmond, Va., October 10, 2018 /3BL Media/  - Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Feed More, a hunger-relief organization serving 34 cities and counties in Central Virginia, unveiled a new refrigerated tractor-trailer to support the organization’s efforts to improve product distribution to the eight localities in the southern region of their service area, where almost 25,000 individuals are food insecure.

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