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Sappi Ideas that Matter: A Call for More Good Video

2013 Call for Entires Now Open- Due by July 19, 2013
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2013 Ideas that Matter Call for Entries Now Open

"For people who don't just make things pretty, but make things happen."

Since 1999, over 500 Charitable programs have been funded, for more than $12 million worldwide in support of causes that change our lives, our communities and ultimately, our planet. Sappi's Ideas that Matter grants support projects across a wide range of issues, reflecting the concerns and needs of communities that designers live in and care about most.

Sappi Fine Paper North America Opens 2013 Ideas that Matter Call for Entries

Continues to Open Doors for Social Good in 14th Year of Grant Program for Designers
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BOSTON, May 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the 2013 Call for Entries for Ideas that Matter, an annual, innovative grant program that supports and transforms the creative ideas of designers into a powerful force for social good. Fourteen years ago, Sappi established the Ideas that Matter grant program to recognize and support designers who use their skills and expertise to solve communications problems for a wide range of charitable activities.

African Barrick Gold Alleviates Desk Shortage in Tanzanian Schools


Imagine trying to learn all day sitting on a dirty, dusty floor. In Tanzania, that is the reality for millions of students due to a severe shortage of school desks.

National Childhood Cancer Organization Announces Annual Funding

Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Distributes $1 Million to Support Pediatric Cancer Research Projects Nationwide
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ATLANTA, April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research (Rally), a national non-profit organization, has announced its annual funding allocation for 2013. For the first time in the organization's seven year history, Rally will be giving away more than $1 million to 23 hospitals across the country.

Shine a Light on Autism


On April 2, in honor of World Autism Awareness Day, more than 3,000 iconic buildings and landmarks around the world will be lit up in blue light. How can you help Light It Up Blue where you live? Wear blue clothes on April 2, and ask friends and coworkers to do the same. Remember, donating to Autism Speaks at a Coinstar kiosk is as easy as turning on a light! Learn More.

Union Pacific Donation Helps Fund Centennial Mall Revitalization in Lincoln, Nebraska

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March 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific donated $500,000 toward the Nebraska Centennial Mall revitalization project during a ceremony held at the State Capitol Rotunda.

Union Pacific's donation was part of an effort to raise $9.6 million to create a new interactive educational system that will allow visitors to access in-depth information about historical sites, notable citizens and industries while touring Centennial Mall. The new system will be driven by QR (quick response) technology.

Amway One by One Inducted to the PRNews 2013 CSR Hall of Fame

The Amway One by One Campaign for Children was recognized in Washington DC by PRNews with the CSR Hall of Fame Award
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Amway One by One receives CSR 2013 Hall of Fame Award!

In honor of all of our efforts globally, the Amway One by One Campaign for Children was recognized in Washington DC by PR news with the CSR Hall of Fame Award.  

Chrysler Group LLC to Donate $100 to United Way for Every Vehicle Sold in Detroit Metropolitan Area during December

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 4, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it will donate $100 to United Way for every Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram Truck and FIAT brand vehicle sold in the Detroit metropolitan area during the month of December.

There are 42 Chrysler Group dealerships in the Detroit metro area that are participating in this unique program.

Sears Raises, Distributes $1 Million in Gift Card Donations Via Fifth Annual Heroes at Home Wish Registry™

Gift cards distributed to nearly 20,000 active-duty military families just in time for the holidays
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Dec. 3, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Through the generous donations of Sears customers and SHOP YOUR WAY℠ Members, the fifth annual Heroes at Home Wish Registry campaign raised more than $1 million in gift card donations and today distributed those funds to nearly 20,000 military families with e-gift cards valued at $55.21 each. Over the past five years, Sears has raised more than $18 million in gift card donations and has assisted more than 100,000 military families through the program.

Northwestern Mutual Launches Digital Holiday Campaign to Fight Childhood Cancer

Share Unstoppable Happiness! inspired by child's original artwork, brave spirit and holiday message of hope
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MILWAUKEE, Dec. 3, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- A child's inspirational artwork for a holiday card will drive awareness, donations and hope in the fight against childhood cancer as the centerpiece of a new digital holiday campaign launching today by Northwestern Mutual. The campaign, Share Unstoppable Happiness!, aims to raise up to $25,000 by Dec. 30 for Northwestern Mutual's Childhood Cancer Program nonprofit partners, Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation and Starlight Children's Foundation.


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