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#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Cole Hamels

The Hamels Foundation keeps extending its educational outreach
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Cole Hamels hasn’t added an inch to his 6-foot-4 frame but his reach through The Hamels Foundation keeps extending its educational mission.

Hamels and his wife Heidi established their charity in 2009 while he was pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies. Six years later, The Hamels Foundation has provided more than $1 million in grants to Philadelphia area schools. Not surprisingly, The Hamels Foundation motto is, “Education is the Answer.”

Imagination Foundation Launches 2016 Inventor’s Challenge in Collaboration With AT&T Aspire

By AT&T
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Students Pre-K Through High School Encouraged to Create Novel and Imaginative Solutions to Improve Their Schools or Communities

21st Century Fox Supports 16 School Music Programs through 'Give a Note' Grants

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As part of its commitment to develop the next generation of artists and visionaries, 21st Century Fox distributed grants to 16 under-funded music programs at schools across the U.S. this fall. The effort kicked off last March to commemorate the end of FOX's groundbreaking music series Glee, which over the course of its six-season run sparked renewed interest and participation in school arts programs.

Volunteerism: Enhancing Our Corporate Culture

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By Jim Gordon, GVP, Corporate Brand & Reputation

I had such a great day at work recently that I wanted to share why. 

Time Warner Cable Helps Kansas City Nonprofit Launch Radio Station

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Time Warner Cable is deeply committed to Diversity & Inclusion when it comes to the employees we hire, the companies we work with and our non-profit community partners.

Kansas City non-profit the Black Family Technology Awareness Association (BFTAA) has been a strong long-term partner of TWC. This fall the BFTAA will launch a high school community radio station, and TWC volunteers lended a helping hand to get the radio station built!

21st Century Fox Presents Grant to Music Program at Orlando Elementary School

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On October 12, representatives from 21st Century Fox and the Give a Note Foundation presented a grant to Castle Creek Elementary School in Orlando, Florida, as part of the 21st Century Fox Give a Note Grants initiative.

Fox's 'Peanuts Movie' Characters to Encourage Kids to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

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As part of a new partnership between 20th Century Fox and UNICEF, the familiar characters from the upcoming Blue Sky Studios film The Peanuts Movie will help raise funds for the organization this fall.

Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge Seeks Problem Solving Ideas From Students Nationwide

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, helps Verizon uncover the next world-changing app idea; Tablets, $20,000 and more for winning teams
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August 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ The Verizon Innovative App Challenge - the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life - is back! In its fourth year, the App Challenge calls students to gather teams, dream up ideas, and create concepts for mobile apps that could solve problems in their schools and com

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