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Booz Allen Launches Foundation to Address Social Issues and Build Community Resilience

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Today, Booz Allen Hamilton launched the Booz Allen Foundation with an initial pledge of $5 million to support the foundation’s purpose, to “Empower People to Change the World.” The foundation will employ technology and innovation to solve challenging social issues and build community resilience.

Our Country’s Active Duty Military Personnel, Veterans, and Their Supportive Caregivers Need Our Help

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When a military service member is wounded, ill, or injured, these changes place tremendous stress on families and caregivers. Supportive family members and caregivers are an integral part of a warrior's successful recovery.

Microsoft Philanthropies Donates $1.8 million to Team Rubicon to Support Disaster Recovery

The veteran-built nonprofit will receive technology, services and training to overhaul its technology platform and fuel data-driven intelligence
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The veteran-built nonprofit will receive technology, services and training to overhaul its technology platform and fuel data-driven intelligence

By Jennifer Langston

When Rich Kulesa arrived as a Team Rubicon volunteer in a small Texas town flooded by Hurricane Harvey, he found neighborhood streets still littered with unsalvageable furniture, televisions, clothes, strollers — the entire contents of people’s lives mounded up on the curb.

KeyBank Provides $8.5 Million in Financing for Affordable Housing in Washington

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CLEVELAND, January 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided an $8.5 million construction loan and $10.5 million in 9% LIHTC equity for the development of Renton Commons, a 48-unit affordable housing project with 36 units of permanent supportive housing, located in Renton, WA.

Wells Fargo Invites Veterans to Apply for Veteran Scholarships, Emergency Grants

48 scholarships and 84 emergency grants awarded since 2016 to veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Scholarship America announced they are accepting applications for the 2018 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Programs. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $2 million over a four-year period to fund the programs and help veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in careers they choose.

Smithfield Foods: Our People Infographic

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  • A People-Oriented Company- 52,000 employees worldwide.
  • Team Smithfield- employee program focused on strengthening company culture and building support for our social purpose.
  • Saluting our Veterans- launced operation 4,000!, an initiative to employ 4,000 military veterans- 10 percent of our domestic workforce- by 2020.

Learn more about Smithfield Foods commitment to employees in the 2016 Sustainability Report

KeyBank Provides $8.2 Million in Financing for Construction of New York Affordable Housing Property

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CLEVELAND, December 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided an $8.2 million credit enhancement for the construction of Roosevelt Residences, located in Utica, NY. The project is being developed by Norstar Development USA, L.P., and the Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, NY.

A Soldier’s Best Friend

Medical service dogs bring curative powers to veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury, seizure disorders, mobility issues and more.
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With his service dog, Pilot, at his feet, Timothy Kellermann couldn’t help breaking down as he talked about his time serving in the 10thMountain Division and 82nd Airborne with the U.S. Army.

“I came home very withdrawn,” he said of his 13-month combat tour in Afghanistan.

It’s very hard to talk about. It’s hard to explain things when you get back, unless you went through it. I pushed everybody away.

It is an experience felt by many veterans who faced unimaginable circumstances while on active duty. 

From Military Life to Civilian Success: Meet Two Proud TransCanada Employees

TransCanada recognizes that military veterans bring a lot of transferrable skills to civilian employers.
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Meet one of TransCanada's employee veterans

After 15 years in the U.S. military and two tours of duty in Iraq, Brandy Manke transitioned to a civilian career as a Supply Chain Specialist in our Spokane, WA, regional office.

She continues to serve her country as a part-time Chief Warrant Officer, Supply Systems Technician, in the Washington Army National Guard.

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