Grant establishes Food Well Alliance to expand local food movement
January 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The James M. Cox Foundation announced today a $1,090,000 grant to the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) to establish and incubate Food Well Alliance. The new organization will expand access to locally-grown food and connect stakeholders with common goals to build healthier, sustainable communities.
Bring your nature-inspired solutions to repair our global food systems for the chance to win the $100,000 “Ray of Hope” Prize. Challenge Hosted by the Biomimicry Institute and Ray C. Anderson Foundation
January 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation announce that the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is open to registrants, who are invited to submit commercially viable, nature-inspired solutions to our global food system challenges. The grand prize, to be awarded in 2016, is $100,000. For more information, click here.
$3 million CommunityWINS℠ grant program over three years to support neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and job creation in local municipalities
SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced a new collaboration, the CommunityWINS℠ grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and job creation in municipalities across the country.
CLEVELAND, Ohio - - The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland soon will provide shelter exclusively for adult female human trafficking victims, making it among the first in the region to do so, it was announced Monday.
The trash accumulating in our state’s waterways has been particularly troubling for me because the very health and well-being of every person in California is intimately connected to clean water. As southern Californians we rely on water to cool us off, hydrate us, and to provide a home for the vast array of plants and animals that make our region the paradise that beckons so many. Many Californians will tell you that the water is what drew them here and it speaks to them on a deep level. I am no different.
Appliance industry partners deliver toys, supplies, & plenty of cheer to local RMH residents
Yes the holidays are over, but we wanted to bring you one more story of good cheer before we get back into the bustle of the new year. Last month, Marcone Canada partnered with Electrolux to bring toys and everyday necessities to the families at Ronald McDonald House Hamilton in southeastern Ontario. Read the recap and kind words sent to us by Electrolux student intern and RMH volunteer Lauren Pucci:
Campaign Raises More Than $18,000 for Harvest Hope Food Bank
Greenville, S.C., Jan. 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Marketer Piedmont Petroleum recently completed its annual fundraising campaign to support Harvest Hope Food Bank, bringing the total funds raised to more than $50,000 over the last five years. During the 2014 campaign, company employees raised more than $18,000 and packed 300 boxes of food for the charity. Harvest Hope Food Bank feeds the hungry in 20 South Carolina counties, where 71 percent of the population routinely chooses between paying for food and paying for medicine or medical care.