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Humana Foundation Contributing More Than $2 Million to 30+ Organizations Through New Louisville Community Relations Program

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The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana for the past 37 years, is awarding grants to 30+ nonprofit organizations in Louisville as part of the foundation’s new Community Relations program. The $2 million in grants is in addition to $7 million the Humana Foundation is contributing to other organizations in seven cities, as part of its new Strategic Investing initiative.

Two Louisville Nonprofits to Receive $1.3 Million From Humana Foundation’s Strategic Community Investment Program

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Two Louisville nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $1.3 million from the Humana Foundation. These grants are part of the Foundation’s new strategic community investment program and will address social determinants of health in Humana’s corporate hometown.

Thousands of Louisville Residents Take Suicide Prevention Training

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During National Suicide Prevention Week (September 9-15), more than 2,200 Louisville residents were trained in Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR), a nationally known suicide prevention technique.

Similar to CPR, QPR is designed to support an emergency response to someone in crisis and to save lives.

While homicide garners much media attention both locally and nationally, suicide is more pervasive. 

Biking Across America for Children in Foster Care

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Ed Anderson, a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA, is making his way across the country on his bike all to raise $1 million for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Yum! Brands to Celebrate 18th Anniversary of Founders' Day with Local Canned Food Drive

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Yum! Brands Global Newsroom: Community

In October 1997, PepsiCo spun off its three restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – to form a new company based out of Louisville, KY. 18 years later, Yum! Brands is one of the world’s largest restaurant companies with more than 41,000 restaurants in over 125 countries around the globe. We are a company with a Huge Heart and are proud to support the Louisville, KY community in the areas of hunger relief, arts and culture, human and social services.

Yum! Brands Foundation and the Ark Project Perform Random Acts of Kindness Throughout Louisville

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This summer Yum! Brands Foundation partnered with The Acts of Random Kindness (ARK) Project to complete various acts of service in the Louisville, KY community. The ARK project travelled the country this summer during a 10-week tour performing random acts of kindness in various communities, inspired by one simple question: “What would happen if kindness became normal?”

Brown-Forman Named Compassionate Louisville Business

One of First Businesses in City to Make Declaration
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March 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Brown-Forman Corporation has signed on to become a Compassionate Business, part of the City of Louisville’s efforts to become the most Compassionate City in America. Brown-Forman endorsed a resolution supporting the city’s efforts to nurture the growth of compassion within our community.

Yum! Brands Celebrates 17 Years, with 17,000 Pounds of Food

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To celebrate Yum!'s 17 years as a company, Louisville, Ky Yum! associates rolled up their sleeves and brought in canned goods Friday, October 3 as part of the annual Founder's Day Food Drive.

The event invites both associates and the greater Louisville community to donate canned goods at a collection site on the Restaurant Support Center’s campus. Associates also volunteer to collect and sort donations, which benefit Dare to Care Food Bank and help feed the one in five people in Louisville who are hungry.

Yum Brands Hosting Food Drive for Company's 17th Anniversary

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — On Friday the world's largest restaurant company is hosting an event to combat hunger in Kentucky.

The Yum Brands Founder's Day Hunger Drive-Thru will be held at the company's campus at 1441 Gardiner Lane.

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Early Times, Yellow Cab Partnering to Offer Free Cab Rides During Derby Week

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Early Times Mint Julep and Yellow Cab are teaming up to offer vouchers for safe rides at select locations in Louisville during Kentucky Derby week.

The program is intended to keep drunken drivers off the highway.

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