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Battling a ‘Mountain of Hunger’ With Every Meal

A Georgia food bank that feeds thousands through its Kids Café and other programs is among those benefiting from Wells Fargo’s Holiday Food Bank.
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During the cold, winter months, Christina Harris is glad she isn’t forced to choose between heat and food for her family.

Each day, her children, along with nearly 1,700 others in their area, get a hot meal through Kids Café, a program of Feeding the Valley Food Bank in Midland, Georgia. Read the full story and watch the video at Wells Fargo Stories.

Walmart, Walmart Foundation, Sam’s Club and Foundation For The Carolinas Announce $2.5 million to Assist with Hurricane Michael Relief and Recovery

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading Michael relief efforts
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1.5 million of cash and in-kind support for relief and recovery. In addition, $1 million from the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund held at Foundation For The Carolinas will support Red Cross efforts for those most impacted in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.   

HanesBrands Donates More Than $2 Million of Underwear, Socks and T-Shirts to Assist Hurricane Florence Victims

Nonprofit charity Delivering Good to distribute the donated apparel to relief agencies in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., October 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- HanesBrands announced today that it is donating nearly 350,000 pairs of underwear, socks and T-shirts to assist victims of flooding from Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas and the Southeast.

Hanes is partnering with nonprofit charity Delivering Good to distribute essential basic apparel valued at more than $2 million to storm and flood victims who have endured relocation, lost homes, power outages and other hardships in wake of the hurricane and associated flooding.

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Support Customers and Communities Impacted by Hurricane Florence

$1 Million donation to be amplified by ATM contributions and Go Far Rewards®
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) today announced $1 million in donations to support communities impacted by Hurricane Florence and the activation of special disaster assistance for customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces Support for The Edward C. Fogg, III and Lisbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust

Fogg Charitable Trust underwrites the planting of 50,000 trees in Georgia forests
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LINCOLN, Neb., July 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation announced today a gift from the Edward C. Fogg, III and Lisbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust. The Trust’s gift was given in December 2017 and has enabled the planting of 50,000 trees on 79 acres of forests in Wayne and Glynn Counties as well as the Upper Altamaha Watershed in southeast Georgia. As the trees mature they will not only sequester carbon dioxide, filter pollution out of the air and intercept rainfall, but they will also serve as a living memorial to the Fogg Family’s generosity.

Metro Atlanta Teachers Participate In Groundbreaking Education Program Promoting Critical Thinking In Students

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  • Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Offer “Ignite My Future in School,” Delivering Professional Development to Educators and Embedding Computational Thinking in Curriculum in Greater Atlanta
     
  • Instilling Digital Problem Solving Skills to Students Across Core Subject Studies
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  • Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Offer “Ignite My Future in School,” Delivering Professional Development to Educators and Embedding Computational Thinking in Curriculum in Greater Atlanta
     
  • Instilling Digital Problem Solving Skills to Students Across Core Subject Studies

Georgian Microfinance Lender Brings Innovative Financial Services to Rural Areas

Microfinance loans and value chain services support smallholder farmers, women and entrepreneurship in Georgia
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TBILISI, Georgia, May 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Crystal, a leading Georgian microfinance lender, has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to provide access to finance – including loans and value chain services – to 30,000 new clients in rural areas of Georgia, as well as disperse 1,000 new loans for green/solar solutions and energy efficiency projects by 2020. As part of this commitment, Crystal will continue its record of fostering economic opportunity for farmers, women and micro entrepreneurs.

Inspiring Teen Puts a Spotlight on a Pervasive Trash Problem

National parks benefit from Georgia’s Plastic Pollution Awareness Day
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To raise public awareness about the trash problem at our parks and to better educate park visitors on how to lessen their environmental footprint, the National Parks Conservation Association is partnering with Subaru of America, Inc. and the National Park Service to reduce the amount of visitor-generated waste that national parks send to landfills at Denali, Grand Teton and Yosemite.

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To raise public awareness about the trash problem at our parks and to better educate park visitors on how to lessen their environmental footprint, the National Parks Conservation Association is partnering with Subaru of America, Inc. and the National Park Service to reduce the amount of visitor-generated waste that national parks send to landfills at Denali, Grand Teton and Yosemite.

GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

JPMorgan Chase to Donate $1 Million to Support Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

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TAMPA, Fla., September 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced today that it is donating $1 million to aid the response to Hurricane Irma across affected communities in the U.S. and the Caribbean.

The firm’s donations will include:

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