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Duke Energy Foundation Boosts South Carolina Students, Teachers and Workforce Through $660,000 in Grants

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  • 2018 education and workforce development grants to benefit 16 organizations
  • Funding will support innovative programs across Palmetto State
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  • 2018 education and workforce development grants to benefit 16 organizations
  • Funding will support innovative programs across Palmetto State

Duke Energy Connects Students and Educators with STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Opportunities in North Carolina

Summary: 
  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas
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  • Sixty-seven organizations receive support for innovative programs
  • Funding includes support from Piedmont Natural Gas

Duke Energy Energizes Ohio and Kentucky with Nearly $600,000 in STEM, Literacy and Workforce Development Grants

Summary: 
  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500
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  • Thirteen organizations receive $236,600 in grants for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs
  • Seven groups awarded $129,925 for early childhood literacy initiatives
  • Sixteen local workforce development partners receive $232,500

SC Johnson Awards $100,000 to Racine-Area Schools, Continuing Commitment to Literacy

Company Celebrates Winners of Racine Wonders Literacy Program Essay Competition
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RACINE, Wis., May 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced the winners of a student essay competition and awarded $100,000 to Racine-area schools as part of the company’s longstanding commitment to literacy. The results were announced at a celebration event for the company’s Racine Wonders literacy program, which kicked off in January 2018 with distribution of the book “Wonder” to 9,000 area students. SC Johnson also surprised the 250 students in attendance with Kindle Fire tablets to further encourage a love of reading.

Pizza Hut “Starts a New Chapter” to Help All Kids Succeed through Reading, Takes Further Action to Support Literacy through Annual Giving Program

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The Literacy Project campaign will provide local communities with books and resources to help kids in need reach their potential

Campaign includes once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience favorite children’s books in “real life”

Nick Lachey, multi-platinum recording artist, TV personality and father of three, joins campaign as ambassador for literacy

 
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The Literacy Project campaign will provide local communities with books and resources to help kids in need reach their potential

Campaign includes once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience favorite children’s books in “real life”

Nick Lachey, multi-platinum recording artist, TV personality and father of three, joins campaign as ambassador for literacy

 

Historic Donation Boosts Education in Mexico

Working to provide access to education to millions of Mexicans who never had the opportunity to study
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Meeting her daughters’ teachers used to be difficult for María de la Luz Vázquez. A single mother from the community of Calamanda, in Querétaro, Mexico, during parent-teacher conferences Vázquez felt ashamed of the fact that she herself did not know how to read or write.

Today her daughters are 28 and 19, and it’s Vázquez’ great pleasure to do her own homework alongside her young granddaughter after successfully receiving her primary school certificate through the literacy program of the National Institute for Adult Education (INEA).

K-O-H-L-E-R Spells Success for Special Needs Family

KOHLER product becomes a surprising learning tool for the son of Kohler associates.
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Adam Augustine makes a beeline through the Kohler Design Center to his favorite display where he delights in pressing each button to turn on the showerheads. It's not surprising that kids—and people of all ages actually—get a kick out of this hands-on interaction. However, it was unexpected that a KOHLER® product would help open a door to communication for this young boy.

Siblings Create Online Platform to Help Kids With Learning Differences Discover the Joy of Reading

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For some kids and teens, developing a love of reading can be difficult. After their family experienced this firsthand, siblings Alana, Jacob and Reuben Blumenstein founded KidsRead2Kids.com to help promote both the love of reading, as well as access to reading for youth and adults alike.

CITGO Fuels Literacy With Thousands of Children During National ‘Read for the Record®’ Campaign

Day-long national celebration includes visits to more than 25 elementary schools across 12 states
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HOUSTON, October 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with Jumpstart’s annual Read for the Record® campaign, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is participating in a day-long celebration across 12 states on October 19 to spread the joy of reading and help achieve a new reading record.

New Models of Corporate Citizenship

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Many corporate citizenship programs involve initiatives that reflect immediate problems (such as apprenticeship programs to fill near-term openings), the nature of their company (such as financial literacy), or local community needs (arts, athletics, etc.). In addition, though, some business leaders and corporations are addressing a social goal that is outside their business expertise and far beyond next year’s workforce projections. They are also taking a set of actions that tap into the whole array of corporate assets to solve a pressing problem.

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