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VolunteerMatch Dons Their Stripes for Discovery’s Project C.A.T.!

Have you noticed something different about VolunteerMatch’s site and social media lately? We’re donning our stripes to support Discovery’s Project C.A.T.! 

By Tess Srebro

Keybank Provides $142.4 Million in Financing for Affordable Housing Portfolio

Press Release

CLEVELAND, July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a total of $142.4 million to Harmony Housing, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing safe, clean and comfortable affordable rental housing throughout the United States, for a six-property affordable housing portfolio. 

Expanding Our Global Collaboration with PayPal

By Allie Burns, Managing Director, Village Capital

In 2017–18, we’ll continue our work with PayPal, running FinTech investment-readiness programs in the US, Latin America, India and for the first time — sub-Saharan Africa

For the past three years, we’ve collaborated with PayPal to support entrepreneurs around the world that are working on improving financial health. Today, I’m thrilled to announce that we’re continuing and expanding that collaboration and we’re kicking off our 2017–2018 schedule with a summer program for American entrepreneurs.

Corporate Innovation Extends to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategies; Companies Find New Ways to Deploy Resources for Societal Benefit

Pilot study highlights diverse approaches companies are taking to do ‘good beyond giving’
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A new study released by CECP: The CEO Force for Good,  supported by USAA, found that large companies are implementing new ways to make a positive difference for people and communities beyond traditional corporate philanthropy and volunteering.

Culinary Students Learn Latest Technology at SCE’s Foodservice Tech Center

The high school students test out energy-efficient appliances that can help save power and costs as they enter the restaurant industry.
IRWINDALE, Calif. — Adelina Montoya, 18, has always loved to cook. As a sophomore at Bonita High School in La Verne, she was part of a team that won “best entrée” in a cooking competition and her passion was solidified.

In the fall, she will head to Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo where she will pursue a degree in food science.

“I like the whys behind the food,” she said.

Business in a Box: PayPal’s ‘One-Stop-Shop’ for Small Businesses

Amit Mathradas, General Manager and Head of Small Business NA, PayPal
Starting your own business can be an exciting and rewarding experience. But we hear from small business owners time and time again that it is also very daunting. Starting an online business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and setting up an online store. And once the business is up and running, there’s cash flow to monitor, inventory to track, and the often tedious process of finding capital to grow.

Bringing Resources to Bear to Improve Global Health


At Pfizer, we believe our business and societal missions are the same: ensuring all individuals everywhere have access to quality medicines, vaccines and health care, and the opportunity to lead healthy lives. Every day, we strive to use our full resources – our people, products and funding – to find new ways to positively impact the health of people around the world and across their lifespan.

Partnership is Not New; PYXERA Global Addresses SwitchPoint on Successful Partnership

Dierdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global Shares Partnership Success Strategies
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - "Let’s not think partnership is a new concept. It is how we partner and for what, that is constantly changing,” said Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global, who will address SwitchPoint on creating strategic local engagement and partnerships that lead to lasting impact. “The world’s most pressing challenges cannot be solved by one government, company, or non-profit organization alone.”

World Immunization Week: Partnering to Improve Vaccine Access in Ethiopia


Meet Tiringo Alamirew Dersie from Ethiopia. She envisions a future in which her four children have an opportunity to live their healthiest lives possible. Key to achieving that vision is ensuring her children have access to needed vaccines.

“I will do whatever I need to do to make sure they achieve their dreams,” Tiringo says.

PatientsLikeMe and Shire Pharmaceuticals Collaborate to Study Rare Genetic Diseases

Press Release

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- PatientsLikeMe and Shire plc have announced a new collaboration that will support the development of a patient-centered, real world health learning system that expands understanding of patient health and disease. Philip Vickers, PhD, Head of Research and Development for Shire, said working with PatientsLikeMe will help the company overcome some of the traditional challenges inherent in understanding rare diseases.


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