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BNY Mellon and the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania Launch $1 Million Social Innovation Challenge

Partnering with The Forbes Funds to help Pittsburgh-area nonprofits identify technology solutions to social challenges
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PITTSBURGH, October 24, 2014 – BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, together with the BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, has launched a $1 million social innovation challenge that will help nonprofits in southwestern Pennsylvania solve critical social challenges and crowdsource technical solutions. 

Hazelwood Veteran Receives Free Home Repairs Thanks to Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh and BNY Mellon

Dozens of BNY Mellon employees support 25th veteran helped by Season of Service
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PITTSBURGH, PA., October 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh (RTP) and volunteers from BNY Mellon will be providing free critical home repairs to Ricardo Butler, a Hazelwood resident and U.S. Marine Corps veteran. 

Mr. Butler is the 25th veteran homeowner served by Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh as part of its 2014 Season of Service initiative.

PAPCO Inc. and CITGO Fuel Good in Virginia Beach

Bess The Book Bus, Miss Virginia Organization Titleholders, Giving Tree Music Join Local CITGO Marketer at 41st Annual Neptune Festival
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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Oct. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Local CITGO Marketer PAPCO Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Corporation were fueling good in support of the Virginia Beach community in September. On Sept. 26, PAPCO, along with special guests CITGO Fueling Good Road Trip hosts Adam and Diego, local Miss Virginia Organization representatives and Bess the Book Bus, welcomed neighbors to the Jr. Market CITGO on Sandbridge Road for a Customer Appreciation Day.

Employee Engagement and Corporate Success Factors

Celebrating Pro Bono Week 2014
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Posted by Dana Yonchak, Common Impact

I’m always interested in learning different perspectives about skilled volunteering and the value that is defined and delivered by these programs.

Doing Things a Little Differently for Collective Impact

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Like many companies, we’ve wrestled with how to go beyond “the check” when it comes to our philanthropy. We want to bring our best to our partnerships and that means figuring out how we might also bring our passion for scientific discovery, our spirit of innovation, and our commitment to transparency to the table.

Last year, we launched a new national program called the GSK IMPACT Grant Program. There are a lot of special elements to this program.

A Pro Bono Week Reaffirmation

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A few years ago, I observed my first ScopeAthon event. On a dreary fall day, in a cramped room deep within the headquarters of a Fortune 500 company, I sat down with dozens of overwhelmed nonprofits and eager corporate employees.

Grantmakers – Can you answer these critical questions?

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When we ask clients and influencers in the grants world which organizations they pay attention to, the Grants Managers Network (GMN) is always on the list. The organization has a well-deserved reputation for arming its members with valuable information for implementing best practices and improving their grant making capabilities. While the breadth of their expertise is impressive, we’re drawn to the work GMN does in the area of process – helping members become more effective in terms of how they manage their grants process.

Wells Fargo Donates $100,000 for J&K Flood Relief Efforts in India

Funds will go to United Way Worldwide; company also offers a transfer waiver fee for remittances sent to India through October 31, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 22, 2014 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is donating $100,000 to United Way Worldwide to help with flood relief efforts in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in northern India. Floods struck the region in September, killing at least 300 people, submerging hundreds of villages, and triggering landslides.

Wells Fargo Donates $150,000 to Fight Ebola Crisis

Contributions will support International Medical Corps efforts in Sierra Leone and Liberia
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is donating $150,000 to International Medical Corps to help fight the Ebola crisis in the West African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia. Since the initial Ebola outbreak in the region in December of 2013, the virus has spread, with more than 9,000 confirmed cases of infection and more than 4,000 deaths.

Bombardier Celebrates Opening of Three Schoolhouses in the Typhoon-Damaged Philippines

Summary: 
  • Education and support  facilities for 4,500 pupils in storm-ravaged Cebu
  • Joint project with Habitat for Humanity funded by contributions from Bombardier employees and management
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  • Education and support  facilities for 4,500 pupils in storm-ravaged Cebu
  • Joint project with Habitat for Humanity funded by contributions from Bombardier employees and management

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