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Three High School Girls Awarded Scholarships to D.C. Political Summit

PG&E and the nonprofit Running Start have awarded scholarships to three San Francisco Bay Area high school girls to attend a political summit for young women in Washington, D.C., this weekend
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PG&E and the nonprofit Running Start have awarded scholarships to three San Francisco Bay Area high school girls to attend a political summit for young women in Washington, D.C., this weekend.

The scholarship winners will join 300 young women, ages 14 to 35, from around the country for the organization’s Young Women’s Political Summit from July 12-14. The summit is an opportunity for attendees to hone their leadership skills and strengthen their connections in the political world.

Amway Ukraine Among Top 50 Socially Responsible Companies

Financial Literacy for Children project described as one of the best practices in country
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Amway Ukraine has been rated among the top 50 most socially responsible companies, coming in at number 22 – the only direct selling company to make the ratings. The list was compiled by all-Ukrainian rating organization GVARDIA.

The achievement was due in part to Amway Ukraine’s Financial Literacy for Children project. It was described as one of the best practices in community development projects in the country.

Domtar Et First Book Élargissent Leur Partenariat Afin De Promouvoir L’alphabétisme

Une collaboration visant à offrir 60 000 nouveaux livres ainsi que du matériel éducatif aux enfants dans le besoin aux États-Unis et au Canada
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Keep America Beautiful Announces 2013 Graffiti Hurts® Grant Program

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STAMFORD, Conn., June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today announced the availability of the 2013 Graffiti Hurts® Grant Program, designed to assist communities in augmenting their local graffiti prevention activities. With municipal government funding under increasing burdens, KAB believes that the grant program will serve as a catalyst to combat the economic and quality-of-life setback caused by graffiti vandalism.

Vigilant Global Encourages Montreal Students and Creative Learning Programs

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Vigilant Global has always been outspoken about the cause that is closest to its heart; youth education. In Montreal youth education comes in several forms, many of which are underfunded. With FIRST robotics, Vigilant worked with high school students in a lower income area of Montreal at a school with a high-dropout rate.  Everyone at Vigilant felt that we’d made a difference in the community with the robotics program, which has lead us to look into other organisations with a similar purpose.

A Longtime Community Partnership

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This post was written by Alec Knauss, Corporate Communications intern.

Samsung Honors Tony Bennett and John Legend at 12th Annual Hope for Children Gala

Chelsea Clinton, Estelle, Robin Thicke and Matchbox Twenty Join Tribute to Raise $1.5 million in Support of Charities for Children
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Ridgefield Park, N.J., June 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ ─ Samsung celebrated its annual star-studded Hope for Children Gala on June 11 featuring celebrity guests Tony Bennett, John Legend and Rob Thomas. The event, held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, honored Samsung’s guests and partners who have helped to improve children’s lives across the U.S. With more than 700 guests in attendance, the event raised $1.5 million to benefit children’s health, education and sustainability programs.

MFA Design for Social Innovation at SVA Introduces the Games for Impact Workshop

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Game design is a new innovation tool and a valuable skill for anyone working inside corporations, at non-profit organizations, entrepreneurs and designers of all kinds. The social impact games movement is one of the fastest growing and most exciting forms of social innovation -- a powerful way to engage employees and communities, reaching and energizing a new generation in the issues they will carry into their future.

Give and Go: Move Out 2013

College Students Urged to Donate Responsibly; Recognize Social Impact
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 29, 2013/3BL Media/ — As the college school year comes to an end, students leaving campus often leave perfectly good clothing, electronics, books and furniture in overflowing campus dumpsters. With an estimated 3 million students living in campus housing at 2,100 colleges and universities nationwide, that is a lot of reusable goods.

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