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BNY Mellon: A History of Service

How this global investment company is deepening its community impact through pro bono service
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The 2019 Global Pro Bono Summit, hosted by Taproot Foundation, will take place in New York City this May. Leading up to this gathering, Taproot will be releasing a series of profiles featuring movers and shakers of the pro bono movement, from companies with cutting-edge programs to individuals working towards a more engaged society to nonprofits tapping into pro bono service as a way to deepen their impact on the communities they serve.

A history of service

Keep America Beautiful Opens Application for 2019–2020 National Youth Advisory Council

High Schools Students Invited to Apply through July 8, 2019
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is accepting applications for its 2019-2020 National Youth Advisory Council through July 8, 2019.

Video | Providing Safe Spaces for Children to Learn and Grow

Cambridge Community Garden connects post-millennial children to the Earth
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From healthy food access to social connectedness, gardens provide powerful benefits to communities, to families, and most importantly, to children’s lives. That’s why ScottsMiracle-Gro launched the Gro More Good initiative with a commitment to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces over the next five years.

Video | Connecting the Youngest Generations to the Earth

This Earth Day, and Every Day, ScottsMiracle-Gro commits to bringing the life-enhancing benefits of gardens to the kids who need them most
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From healthy food access to social connectedness, gardens provide powerful benefits to communities, to families, and most importantly, to children’s lives. That’s why ScottsMiracle-Gro launched the Gro More Good initiative with a commitment to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces over the next five years.

Earth Day Network's 2019 Cleanup Spans Thousands of Locations During April

Over 3,000 cleanups in communities across the U.S. for Earth Day 2019
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WASHINGTON, April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/– Earth Day Network is implementing a nationally coordinated environmental volunteer cleanup to mark Earth Day 2019, in collaboration with partners across the U.S., including National CleanUp Day and Keep America Beautiful. All over the country people are encouraged to get up, get out, and help clean their communities to celebrate Earth Day.

Special Ducks Help Comfort Children Who Are Battling Cancer

The ducks interact with kids, can be fed or bathed, and play soothing sounds, by Charlie Wojciechowski
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The invention, called “My Special Aflac Duck,” was named one of Time Magazine’s best inventions of 2018, and it’s easy to see why, as kids rapidly grow attached to them.

“We consider the duck a social robot,” inventor Aaron J. Horowitz said. “He is a constant companion for kids that can really share in the experience that they are having, and can give them a better tool to communicate how they feel.”

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Hallmark VIDEO | Inspiring Acts of Caring: Karolyn Roby Helps Students Become Secret Kindness Agents

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Inspiring others to show they care through acts of kindness speaks to the essence of the Hallmark brand. Hallmark’s Care Enough campaign highlighted the selfless acts of dozens of individuals to inspire others to perform acts of caring. 

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Inspiring others to show they care through acts of kindness speaks to the essence of the Hallmark brand. Hallmark’s Care Enough campaign highlighted the selfless acts of dozens of individuals to inspire others to perform acts of caring. 

The Drug Enforcement Administration, DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education Announce National Finalists for Third Annual ‘Operation Prevention’ Challenge

Public Invited to Vote for the 2019 People’s Choice Winner to Win Exclusive DEA Training Academy Tour
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SILVER SPRING, Md., April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/– The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the DEA Educational Foundation, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, today announced 10 national 2019 Operation Prevention Video Challenge finalists.

PNC Matching Donations to Pre-K Classrooms

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PNC and DonorsChoose.org, an online charity that connects individual donors with classrooms in need, have teamed up to help teachers obtain quality resources and experiences for students in public pre-K, public charter and Head Start classrooms across the country.

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