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Keep America Beautiful Selects 2019/2020 National Youth Advisory Council

17 High Schools Students Chosen from Across the United States to Participate in National Nonprofit’s Service-Learning Program
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has selected 17 high school students from across the country to serve on its eighth national Youth Advisory Council (YAC) over the course of the 2019/2020 school year.

Imlay City Team Turns Garden Dream into Reality

By Nick Prusakiewicz, plant manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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It all started with an idea. High-school principal Brian Eddy and environmental science teacher Jeff Gartell wanted to provide Imlay City Schools students in Michigan with authentic, hands-on experiences with biology. He wanted a place where they could nurture a love for the outdoors in students and teach them about plants. A place for students to get their hands dirty and “live” the science.

So the idea of a school garden was born. And that’s when our team stepped in to help.

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2019 America Recycles Day

Collaboration is Key to Future of U.S. Recycling System
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 15, 2019, /3BL Media/ – A week of national recycling initiatives demonstrating the collaborative effort of government, industry, and nonprofit sectors to address the challenges in the United States recycling system, concludes today – America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® program, with the 2019 America Recycles Summit.

FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
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November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

Youth Leaders Take on the Fight to Feed a Hungry Planet

3-day Youth Ag Summit kicks off in Brasilia, Brazil on 4 November 2019 / One hundred young change-makers, representing 45 countries, gather to turn their ideas for food security into reality
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LEVERKEUSEN / BRASILIA, November 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Some of the world’s brightest and most passionate young minds convene in Brazil for this year‘s Youth Ag Summit to think deeply about food and agriculture and unlock innovative and sustainable solutions to one of our most challenging questions: how do we feed a hungry planet while at the same time protect its natural resources?

Long Island’s Most Precious and Vulnerable Resource

By Lisa W. Ott, President and CEO, North Shore Land Alliance
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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of environmental organizations––supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation––who are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

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This blog is one in a series focused on the impact of environmental organizations––supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation––who are on the front lines of our nation’s water quality issues. This series highlights their important work. 

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2019 America Recycles Day: Focus on Innovation and Partnership

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Americans to Join the Effort to Recycle More, Recycle Right and Pledge to Recycle!
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. November 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Recycling innovation and partnership are themes of this year’s America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program that takes place on and surrounding Nov. 15.

Accenture and Save the Children Help Youth Envision New Careers

Together, we developed and are testing Better Careers Through Extended Reality (BecaXR)—an augmented and virtual reality tool that helps students and out-of-school youth visualize potential career paths.
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Accenture’s Skills to Succeed initiative focuses our expertise in growing talent to address the global need to close skills gaps and prepare individuals to get a job or build a business.

With nonprofit Save the Children, a Skills to Succeed partner, we developed BecaXR, an immersive mobile phone application that allows young job seekers to see—and prepare for—better careers.

'Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month' Results Were Remarkable

22,276 Pounds of Trash Pulled, 8 Proclamations and 25 Award Winners Across Four States
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October was recognized as ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month’ across the four states of Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Kentucky—and there was quite a bit to show for it!

The results of the month’s celebrations include 22,276 pounds of trash removed, eight proclamations by four governors and four mayors, and 25 award recipients recognized in the 1st annual Ripple Effect Awards presented by Yamaha Rightwaters™.

Sodexo Reinforces Commitment to Childhood Health and Wellness Through Support of Marine Corps Marathon Kids Run

Sodexo has co-sponsored the MCM Kids Run in support of the United States Marine Corps for over 16 years.
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/  – Sodexo, a leading food services and facilities management company, joined forces with the United States Marine Corps last weekend in support of its annual Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) Kids Run.  This event, a one-mile just-for-fun run for kids age 5-12, is a lead-up activity to the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money.

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