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Safeway and The Safeway Foundation Support Local Schools

Over $300 million given through the eScrip program since 1999

Together with our customers we’ve given over $300 million to local schools through the eScrip program since 1999. Thank you to customers who participated in the program so far. We are making a real impact in our communities.

We encourage all our shoppers to take part in eScrip.  You can activate donations to the school of your choice simply by shopping at Safeway. Just join the eScrip program, and a percentage of your qualifying Safeway Club Card purchases goes to the school you have designated.

Natura Wine Partners with Keep America Beautiful to Bring Beauty and Vibrancy to Our Communities

Partnership Focuses on Shared Values of Environmental Responsibility and Respect for Nature
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., September 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Natura Wines, produced by Emiliana Organic Vineyards, the world’s leading organic winery, and Keep America Beautiful (KAB) announce their first-ever national partnership to focus on the groups’ shared values of respecting the environment and beautifying communities. The partnership will begin this fall and will also include local beautification projects championed by KAB’s community-based affiliate network.

The program is anchored in the natural fit between the principles of Natura and Keep America Beautiful.

America’s Charities Appoints Kimberly Young as Director, Business Development to Expand Washington Area Presence

Press Release

Washington, D.C., September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ –America’s Charities has appointed Kimberly H. Young as Director, Business Development. Young joins America’s Charities from the Council on Foundations where she served as Director Corporate Services and Network Developer. 

BNSF Helps the USO Support Transitioning Veterans with a Landmark Donation

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Job searches are never easy. The task can be even more daunting for veterans looking to land their first civilian position.

That’s where the USO and supporters like the BNSF Railway Foundation step in.

The Allstate Foundation Invites Public to Fill Up Purple Purses: Online Challenge of 140 Nonprofits Will Raise Funds for Domestic Violence Services

Purple Purse Challenge helps kick off national program to build awareness about domestic violence and financial abuse
Press Release

Sept. 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - It is the least talked about part of domestic violence—financial abuse. In an endeavor to raise money for nonprofits that provide domestic violence and economic empowerment services, The Allstate Foundation has built a program to help organizations across the country raise money and build awareness for their efforts.

Today Major Leaguers & 108 Stitches Host Strikeout Cancer Day in all Big League Clubhouses

Players to raise funds and awareness for various cancer-related charities by wearing K Cancer T-shirts produced by MLBPA licensee, 108 Stitches
Press Release
NEW YORK, NY, September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today Major League baseball players will stand together as one and do their collective-best to “strikeout cancer,” when they host a player-led initiative to raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities across the United States. 

Princess Cruises Presents $832,000 Donation to American Heart Association

Money Raised During Line's Sailing to Support Heart Health
Press Release

September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Princess Cruises presented a check to the American Heart Association (AHA) for $832,000, the result of the line’s fundraising cruise this past February to support heart health. The special sailing was fully themed around this important cause and was part of the company’s “Cruising for a Cause” program.

BNY Mellon Awards $550,000 to Pittsburgh-area Nonprofits

Press Release

PITTSBURGH, September 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has awarded $550,000 in grants to eight Pittsburgh-area nonprofit organizations. The grants were approved during the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s summer meeting.

GM Women’s Retail Network Expands Scholarship Program

Industry-leading initiative recruits and trains women for automotive retail careers
Press Release

DETROIT, September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/  –  General Motors’ Women’s Retail Network has awarded a record nine scholarships totaling $24,000 for 2014 to women seeking automotive retailing careers as part of its “Drive to Succeed” program.

GM, its dealers and other partners have presented nearly $75,000 in scholarships since 2011 to women in the U.S. and Canada. An industry first, the program has grown steadily and is helping to increase the number of women qualified to enter automotive retailing, including sales, marketing, management and other technical fields.


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