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PHOTO: City of Stamford Proclamation for "Nestle Cares" National Day of Service

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August 2, 2018  marked Nestlé's third annual Nestlé Cares day of service, an effort that unites its eight operating companies in 47 states to make a difference through more than 150 events nationwide. This year, Nestlé expanded its work with Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the U.S., to support local food banks and non-profit organizations that provide nutritious foods to families in need.

Bloomberg and Learning with State-of-the-Art Technology

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Originally posted on Bloomberg Now. 

On a recent visit to Singapore, Bloomberg Chairman Peter Grauer inaugurated the launch of Stamford American International School (SAIS)‘s Innovation center – the first high school in Asia to collaborate with Bloomberg on curriculum design and technology.

AmeriCares to Launch Stamford Free Clinic

Program expansion to benefit thousands without health insurance
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 30, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - AmeriCares is opening a free clinic in Stamford to serve thousands of low-income residents without health insurance. When it debuts this fall, the AmeriCares clinic will be the only free clinic in Stamford where 20 percent of the population is uninsured and Stamford Hospital has the second highest rate of uncompensated care in the state.

NYC and GE Foundation Developing Futures™ in Education Districts Continue CCSS Collaboration

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For more than 50 years, GE Foundation has invested in education programs based on a fundamental premise: a quality education ushers in a lifetime of opportunity, which helps build a strong and diverse citizenry to work and live in an increasingly competitive world. The seven districts (Atlanta, Cincinnati, Erie, Louisville, Milwaukee, Stamford and NY) have continued their collaboration around the adoption of the Common Core State Standards this summer, through a second visit to NYC and participation in the GE Foundation Summer Conference in Orlando.

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For more than 50 years, GE Foundation has invested in education programs based on a fundamental premise: a quality education ushers in a lifetime of opportunity, which helps build a strong and diverse citizenry to work and live in an increasingly competitive world. The seven districts (Atlanta, Cincinnati, Erie, Louisville, Milwaukee, Stamford and NY) have continued their collaboration around the adoption of the Common Core State Standards this summer, through a second visit to NYC and participation in the GE Foundation Summer Conference in Orlando.

Volunteer profile: Michelle Velez - helping today's students become tomorrow's entrepreneurs

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"As most people who volunteer will tell you, you always get more than you give."

Check out Michelle Velez's Volunteer Profile.

View more Volunteer Wall of Fame Profiles, here.

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"As most people who volunteer will tell you, you always get more than you give."

Check out Michelle Velez's Volunteer Profile.

View more Volunteer Wall of Fame Profiles, here.

GE lauds Stamford's curriculum work, cites adult issues in school system

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The GE Foundation carried out the annual review of Stamford’s schools to assess the outcomes of the company's donations on both mathematics and literacy classes. The report mentions 13 achievements the district has made over the course of the past year, several of which focus on math and science curriculum development. GE's grant program provided $16 million to support the district's math program, and recently promised an additional $10.3 million to support literacy efforts. 

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The GE Foundation carried out the annual review of Stamford’s schools to assess the outcomes of the company's donations on both mathematics and literacy classes. The report mentions 13 achievements the district has made over the course of the past year, several of which focus on math and science curriculum development. GE's grant program provided $16 million to support the district's math program, and recently promised an additional $10.3 million to support literacy efforts. 

GE donates $1.5 million to Mill River Park

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GE Asset Management donated over $1 million for the building of the centre of Mill River Park in Stamford Connecticut. Since 2003, the Mill River Collaborative has been spearheading a $60 million rejuvenation to create a 28-acre recreational and green space in the heart of the downtown. The objective is to open the park to the public by the end of 2012 and so far, the nonprofit agency has raised more than $4 million from corporations, foundations and individuals. GE has also been a significant contributor to the city's public school system, donating more than $25 million over the past seven years. 

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GE Asset Management donated over $1 million for the building of the centre of Mill River Park in Stamford Connecticut. Since 2003, the Mill River Collaborative has been spearheading a $60 million rejuvenation to create a 28-acre recreational and green space in the heart of the downtown. The objective is to open the park to the public by the end of 2012 and so far, the nonprofit agency has raised more than $4 million from corporations, foundations and individuals. GE has also been a significant contributor to the city's public school system, donating more than $25 million over the past seven years. 

The Daily Stamford Reports on GE's $10.3m Grant to Stamford Schools

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Learn about the GE Foundation's grant to Stamford schools to close the achievement gap in The Daily Stamford. GE's Bob Corcoran, president of the GE Foundation and its Developing Futures Grant program is quoted as saying “We’re announcing a $10.3 million extension on our grant to the Stamford school system because of the great success you’re having in closing this gap."

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