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GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
Press Release

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:

Capturing Solar Energy

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At Republic Services’ Hickory Ridge Landfill near Atlanta, GA, solar panels were installed to generate clean electricity and provide a reuse of the landfill. This award-winning project, which sits on 48-acres and is one of the largest solar energy-generating facilities in the state of Georgia, converts sunlight into a clean, renewable energy resource for the local community, including landfill gas and solar electric power.

Introducing the Antea Group Atlanta Office!

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Our office is a bit of a jack-of-all-trades, with expertise across health and safety, environmental compliance, remediation, sustainability reporting, and EHS data management. We work in the food & beverage, chemical, automotive, railroad, and technology industries and are fully licensed to provide regulatory support in the states we serve.

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BMS Foundation Issues New RFP for Lung Cancer Programs in U.S.

Focus on Cancer Survivorship Care Models in Southeast States
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July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation’s Bridging Cancer CareTM initiative has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for projects to design, implement and evaluate new survivorship care models for patients with lung cancer.  Implementation must take place in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and/or W. Virginia.

Using Trusted Members of Community to Reduce Fear of Lung Cancer Screening

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation-funded c-CARE project reaches high-risk populations in Georgia
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Once a week for four weeks last summer, Kita Mitcham gathered 25 of her friends, family and other members of the Good Hope Mission Baptist Church in Augusta, Georgia, to talk about lung cancer prevention and the benefits of early screening for the disease. Ms. Mitcham is one of about 45 community health workers who are educating nearly 500 people in 12 minority and underserved communities in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) about lung cancer prevention and screening.

A Whole Lotta Connecting Going on

By Andrea Brands
Blog

Ever hear the expression “dig your way to China”? It was pretty common when I was a girl. My friends and I thought that if we dug hard enough, we would arrive on the other side of the world in a new land with a different culture and loads of potential BFFs. Geographical accuracy aside (from the U.S. we would actually dig our way into the Indian Ocean), the concept that we are all connected was well taken.

Creating a Culture of Giving: Empower Your Employees to Serve

By Ed Heys, Deloitte and Jack Harris, Junior Achievement of Georgia
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Atlanta corporations and nonprofits can learn from each other about how to team up effectively, especially in the service of children. We believe there is a great need for public-private collaborations to address the complex challenges of educating the next generation.

Junior Achievement (JA) of Georgia collaborates with more than 150 companies and organizations to serve the students in our community. Among those collaborations is the relationship between Deloitte and JA.

James M. Cox Foundation and EveryoneOn to Bridge Digital Divide in Middle Georgia Through Innovative Pilot Program

Foundation Grant Will Fund Educational Computer Tablets for 1,500 Low-Income Families
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MACON, Ga., September 16, 2015 /3BL Media/  – The James M. Cox Foundation announced today a $288,500 grant to EveryoneOn. The grant will fund an innovative pilot program providing 1,500 tablet computers, preloaded with premium educational content, to families in Georgia who are enrolling in Cox Communications’ Connect2Compete discounted internet service program.

The United Crops of America

By Brandie Piper, Monsanto Corporate Engagement
Blog

The United States has a diverse climate and the ability to grow all kinds of crops throughout the country. And while farmers in most of the United States grow a lot of corn, soybeans, wheat and cotton (these crops, called “commodity” or “row” crops, account for almost 240 million acres of the 325 million acres planted to crops), farmers also grow a wide range of fruits and vegetables, from apples to lettuce to pumpkins, and everything in between.

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