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Sappi North America Helps Give a Voice to Underserved Students

Ideas that Matter Makes a Big Impact with over $250,000 Donated to Grant Winners
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Award-winning non-profit 826 believes that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success. The organization, founded in 2002 by celebrated author Dave Eggers and acclaimed educator Nínive Calegari, provides underresourced students ages six to 18 with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills through free programs hosted both in the classroom and after school.

Sappi North America Celebrates Education Grant at Cloquet Mill

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Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Grant

Sappi and the Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College have received a US $350,000 grant from the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) to develop and implement a Knowledge Management and Training System at Sappi’s Cloquet Mill in Minnesota.

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Raleigh-Durham Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support economic and workforce development, youth programs and neighborhood beautification
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RALEIGH, N.C., July 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $500,000 in donations to five local nonprofits to help revitalize Raleigh-Durham neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Capital Area Head Start Receives Federal Grant to Extend Classroom Hours

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Harrisburg, PA, January 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Capital Area Head Start (CAHS) received a grant of $1.12 million to offer extended classroom hours for 192 preschool children.

PYXERA Global Secures Grant of IBM Technology

IBM Impact Grant of analytics software will help it design more effective programs to improve society
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WASHINGTON, December 16, 2016 /3BLMedia/ – PYXERA Global has earned an Impact Grant from IBM for 2017, giving it data analytics technology designed to help organizations make more informed decisions and be more effective.

Ideas that Matter 2016 | The Healing Tree

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Our final 2016 Ideas that Matter winner is The Healing Tree. Designer Alvin Oei from Designmatters at ArtCenter College of Design who worked with Coaniquem BCF to produce a storybook, patient passport and environmental graphic system to guide children and their families through burn treatment plans in Latin America.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2eWzNi1

Players Trust to Bestow $260,000 to Nonprofits Selected by 2016 Players Choice Awards Winners

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Tonight on MLB Network (8-9:30 PM ET) the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) will announce the winners of its 25th annual presentation of the Players Choice Awards.  The awards program will be presented by MLB The Show™ and sponsored by Majestic Athletic.

The Players Choice Awards, in which the players themselves recognize excellence on and off the field, have been presented by the MLBPA, since 1992, when Major Leaguers selected Dennis Eckersley and Barry Bonds as the AL and NL Outstanding Players, respectively.   

Ideas that Matter 2016 | The 826 Anthology of Student Writing

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Ideas that Matter winner McSweeney’s created an anthology of student work from each of 826 National’s seven chapters. 826 is a network of nonprofit organizations dedicated to inspiring students to cultivate their writing skills—encouraging them to share their voices, explore creativity and imagine a brighter future.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2eZ3ejc

Ideas That Matter 2016 | ALL AMERICA: We See Changemakers Everywhere

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Ideas that Matter winner Felicidad is creating a print publication that will feature outstanding, inspirational stories about social innovators from all corners of the U.S., and from all groups, showcasing the changemaking energy in this country for Ashoka’s initiative All America.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2eot7gT

To learn more about Sappi North America's Ideas that Matter program, please visit: http://bit.ly/1jm9Vfc

Ideas the Matter 2016 | The Growing Girls Project

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Our Ideas that Matter program is meant to inspire change and drive social good through print. The graphic design MFA program at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) is helping to lay the foundation for a lifetime of sexual and reproductive health by supporting young girls in Baltimore with innovative puberty educational tools through The Growing Girls Project, which is supported by the Johns Hopkins University Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion.

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