Puerto Rico

Bacardi Pledges $3 Million to Disaster Relief Assistance

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  • $2 Million Dedicated to Puerto Rico – home to BACARDÍ® rum distillery, Casa Bacardi visitor center
  • $1 Million to other areas impacted including Florida, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico
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  • $2 Million Dedicated to Puerto Rico – home to BACARDÍ® rum distillery, Casa Bacardi visitor center
  • $1 Million to other areas impacted including Florida, the Caribbean, The Bahamas, and Mexico

Amgen Foundation Expands The Amgen Biotech Experience, Bringing Total Program Reach To 900,000 High School Students By 2020

Recent research shows students gain confidence, interest in science and biotechnology after participating in program
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August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Amgen Foundation today announced it will expand the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) to reach nearly 900,000 high school students by 2020. For nearly 30 years, ABE has empowered high school science teachers to implement real-world biotechnology labs in their classrooms to help their students better understand science and how it influences their daily lives.

Citi Community Development and National Council of La Raza Support Expansion of Housing Counseling Programs in Puerto Rico

Training and Technical Assistance Will Expand Local Access to HUD-Approved Housing Counseling Services and Strengthen Infrastructure Across the Island
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SAN JUAN, P.R., May 31, 2017 /3BL Media/– The National Council of La Raza (NCLR), and Citi Community Development kicked off an initiative today to provide training and technical assistance for four leading local housing counseling agencies and expand access to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) -certified counseling and foreclosure prevention services for low- and moderate-income families across Puerto Rico.

Join the 2016 #CleanEnergyU Earth Day Dialogue

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April 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Join the 2016 #CleanEnergyU virtual Twitter dialogue this Earth Day, April 22 from 12-4 ET, where students and national clean energy and White House leaders will engage directly in conversation with each one another.  They will share creative ideas on delivering the Paris promise of a future “well below 2 degrees.”

KFC Puerto Rican Franchisee Shows Huge Heart, Raising Over $27,500 to Feed the Hungry

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KFC franchisee Edelmira Rivera and Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico (The Food Bank Of Puerto Rico) partnered together to raise over $27,500 USD and donate over 8,800 pounds of food to feed hungry Puerto Ricans as part of two recent Volunteer for Hope projects. There were a total of twenty-five volunteers who collectively logged over one hundred hours as part of the franchisee’s larger effort to positively impact the community.

See how Enactus Students in Puerto Rico Turn T-Shirts into Income for Girls in Need

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Shabby or chic, what do you see?

An Enactus team in Puerto Rico saw a way to improve the lives of impoverished girls and their families. The team taught girls in their community to make beautiful jewelry from old t-shirts and sell it to help support their families. The project empowered 31 parents to become entrepreneurs and resulted in $6,500 in supplemental income for the girls and their families. Not only did they have a great economic impact, but they also recycled more than 650 shirts.

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