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Bringing Optimism to the Heart of the Hazeltons

TransCanada Supports Hazelton Area Communities with a $1 Million Donation to the Upper Skeena Rec Centre
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Today, the Hazelton area in B.C. is home to some 6,500 people living in the two municipalities, three unincorporated settlements and seven First Nations villages.

Leading National Restaurant Brands Gather in Dallas to Raise Money for Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign

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Dallas, Texas, June 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - At TDn2Ks upcoming Summer Brand Camp conference, attendees will participate in a special Talent Show fundraiser to raise money and awareness for Share Our Strengths No Kid Hungry campaign. Attendees, or campers, include executives from some of the best-known brands in the restaurant industry including Brinker International, Buffalo Wild Wings, The Cheesecake Factory, Fish City Grill, On The Border, Raising Canes, The Gingerman Pub, YUM! Brands and Zoes Kitchen.

New Plaza and Park Enhance Downtown Spokane Experience

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Avista's Huntington Park, along the banks of the Spokane River, was first developed in 1930 and named in honor of the company's third president, D.L. Huntington. It was redeveloped in 1974 at the same time as the 1974 World's Fair that was held in Spokane, the smallest city ever to host such an exposition. The park was once again redeveloped in 2014 in celebration of Avista's 125th anniversary.

Sonoma-Cutrer® Joins Forces with Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area to Host Wine Country Event to Raise Record-setting $773,000 for Foundation

Special Release Wine Introduced Exclusively to Guests, 300 Bottles Donated to Make-A-Wish
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Louisville, KY, June 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards and Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area once again teamed up to host 700 guests for an event to raise funds for children suffering from life-threatening illnesses  while showcasing some of the best wine and food Sonoma County has to offer. Wishes in Wine Country, held Saturday, May 17th, at Sonoma-Cutrer, set a new fundraising record—over $773,000 (including cash and in kind contributions) which equals roughly 69 wishes that will be granted.

Insights on How to Scale Women's Empowerment Globally

Free Webinar Will Explore New Research on Women-Business Owners
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has taken a strong interest in addressing this entrepreneurial and economic gaps faced by women around the world. In Spring 2014, the Foundation produced From Millions to Billions: Scaling Up Women’s Empowerment Globally, a report that researched women-owned businesses in Mexico.

Carnival Foundation Donates $2.5 Million to The Nature Conservancy to Advance Preserving Health of World's Oceans and Seas

To Celebrate World Oceans Day, World's Largest Cruise Company Announces Gift to Support Ecologically Important Lands and Waters
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MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – To help celebrate World Environment Day today and in advance of World Oceans Day on June 8, Carnival Foundation in partnership with Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, is providing a $2.5 million gift over five years to support The Nature Conservancy’s global marine protection priorities

Wells Fargo to Donate 143 Acres of Land Near Eklutna to Preserve for Future Generations

Protection of land will secure traditional Alaska Native home sites and natural resources sacred to the Dena’ina people
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Eklutna, AK, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is donating 143 acres of land adjacent to the Native Village of Eklutna to The Conservation Fund for permanent land and habitat preservation.  The property is located approximately 25 miles northeast of Anchorage, in the heart of Dena’ina Athabascan country where Alaska Native people have lived for thousands of years.  

Yum! Brands' World Hunger Relief Recognized for Efforts to End Hunger

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At Yum! Brands we believe it is our responsibility and privilege to do everything we can to make a difference in the fight against hunger. Our World Hunger Relief (WHR) program is the largest private sector hunger relief effort, spanning more than 125 countries and territories, 40,000 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants and more than 1.5 million employees and franchise associates.

2013 WHR efforts created unprecedented awareness and engagement and raised a record-breaking $37 million in overall cash and food donations for WFP and other hunger relief agencies.

WFAA: Grant Will Fund Repairs at Plano Women's Shelter

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