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KeyBank Works to End Chronic Homelessness

Invests Nearly $100 Million to House the Homeless, from Alaska to Maine
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CLEVELAND, Ohio, November 12, 2014 /3BL Media -- According to a recent HUD report to Congress, more than half a million individuals had nowhere to go on any given night in 2014. The good news  is that homelessness has declined by 11 percent since 2007, and in Cleveland, Ohio, where chronic homeless has been a protracted issue, community partners, including KeyBank, have taken a strong stance to remedy it.

Celebrating 10 Years of Volunteer Work in Los Angeles

by Jason Baker, FedEx Communications
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If you bring up the subject of FedEx Cares Week around Mary Gonzales, you’ll see her face immediately fill with energy, and you won’t be able to miss the light in her eyes.

Featured Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Professional of the Month: Gina Butler

Up close & personal with Convenant House's VP of Peer-to-Peer
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We are thrilled to announce the latest peer-to-peer fundraising professional in our Peer-to-Peer Spotlight series: Gina Butler, vice president of Peer-to-Peer at Covenant House, a leading advocate on behalf of homeless youth.

Learn more about what keeps Gina motivated and how Covenant House's Sleep Out program is poised to raise more than $3 million this year.  

2011 Tradesperson of the Year Teaches Skilled Trades to Homeless

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Learn more about Rebuilding Together's 2014 Tradesperson of the Year Campaign!

  • Nominations accepted through 8/21/14
  • Public voting starts 9/5/14
  • Winner receives a $5,000 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card
  • Winner announced 10/23/14 at the Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live in Baltimore
  • DIY Network hosts Chris Grundy and Kayleen McCabe will join MyFixItUpLife to announce the winner
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Learn more about Rebuilding Together's 2014 Tradesperson of the Year Campaign!

  • Nominations accepted through 8/21/14
  • Public voting starts 9/5/14
  • Winner receives a $5,000 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card
  • Winner announced 10/23/14 at the Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live in Baltimore
  • DIY Network hosts Chris Grundy and Kayleen McCabe will join MyFixItUpLife to announce the winner

Enactus Students Turn Bottles Into Blankets for the Homeless

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Waste or warmth, what do you see?

Enactus students in Poland saw a way to make 200 quilts out of 25,000 plastic bottles. The quilts provided warmth for the homeless while helping eliminate waste. The quilts totaled $1,875 in net worth. Find out where they got all the plastic bottles for material at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/waste-warmth-see/. #seeopportunity

Another Successful Year in the Books for MLB Players Trust/Volunteers of Americas' Action Teams Across the States

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From New York to Maui, California to Japan, the Action Team Captains are making great strides this year with all of their hard work, enthusiasm, and dedication to volunteerism.

Each year, Action Team Captains high schools around the world dedicate their time to serving their communities and inspiring others to do the same. From running successful food drives to visiting the elderly at local nursing homes, and working with their local Special Olympics teams Action Team Captains are constantly lending a helping hand to those in need.

 

Youth Council President at Children International – UALR Awarded “Disney Friends for Change” Grant

15-Year-Old Youth Spearheads Project to Provide Survival Care Kits to Homeless in Arkansas
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Kansas City, MO, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A 15-year-old youth is leading a project to provide survival care kits to homeless people in Arkansas. Kelli, the Youth Council President at Children International – UALR, was awarded a Disney Friends for Change grant to create the kits, which she will be distributing with The Salvation Army of Little Rock as part of Global Youth Service Day on April 11.

Bank of America Partners with Volunteers of America and CBS EcoMedia to Improve Housing for New York City Veterans

Bank of America volunteers beautify Volunteers of America facility in the Bronx
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NEW YORK, N.Y., November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to generous financial support from Bank of America and in partnership with CBS EcoMedia, critical repairs and upgrades to important capital features will be made at two facilities operated by Volunteers of America-Greater New York, one in the Bronx and the other in Harlem, that provide permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless male and female veterans. These two facilities house 323 veterans in single-room apartments.

Guest Post: filmanthropos Announces Beneficiary for First-Ever #AllViner

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Los Angeles based production company filmanthropos announces Swipes for the Homeless as the chosen beneficiary for their Pro Bono Week 2013 #allviner event.

October 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - For selected #allviner contestant Swipes for the Homeless, combating hunger is like is like a Vine: It only takes 6 seconds or less - Quick, fun, impactful. 

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