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International Paper Launches Signature Pro Bono Initiative Campaign; Will Assist Individuals Living in Underserved Communities

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 26, 2021 – International Paper (NYSE: IP) recently announced the kickoff of the Signature Pro Bono Initiative, marking a significant milestone for the legal community in Tennessee and for individuals living in the state’s underserved communities. As part of the Tennessee Pro Bono Services Alliance, this initiative will help deliver equal justice to Tennessee residents by focusing specifically on expungement, voter rights restoration and driver’s license reinstatement.

Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

Six-Figure Grant From PSEG Foundation Helps Food Bank of South Jersey

$150,000 Gift Will Feed Nearly 500,000 People
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When the pandemic struck, demand for food increased at the Food Bank of South Jersey, an organization dedicated to helping the food insecure.

So, when PSEG and the PSEG Foundation donated $150,000 to the Pennsauken, New Jersey-based organization as part of the Foundation’s COVID-19 support grants, the funds were  “sufficient to feed almost a half-million meals,” said Fred Wasiak, president and CEO of the Food Bank of South Jersey, calculating that a single dollar can provide more than three meals.

Box Donations Support Feeding America's 6 Billion Meals in 2020

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A year into the Covid-19 pandemic, Feeding America® has released its Covid-19 response report highlighting their many accomplishments. Because of the generosity of numerous companies and individual donors, the network distributed more than six billion meals to neighbors in need in 2020, an increase of more than 53% from April through December of 2019.

Hormel Foods and Publix Super Markets, Inc. Donate Thousands of HORMEL® CURE 81® Hams To Those In Need

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ATLANTA, April 9, 2021, /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods Corporation and Publix Super Markets donated more than 6,000 Hormel® Cure 81® half hams, worth $85,000. This substantial contribution will benefit Hosea Helps and feed thousands of families in need in the metro Atlanta area during the pandemic.

Hormel Foods and Safeway Donation Commemorates One-Year Anniversary of Oakland's First Contactless Drive-Through Food Distribution

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OAKLAND, Calif., April 9, 2021, /3BL Media/ - As Easter and spring break approach, donation of 10,000-plus hams and jars of peanut butter will help Alameda County Community Food Bank serve record need.

Reducing the Economic Opportunity Gap

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Northern Trust has been giving back to the community since 1893 when founder, Byron L. Smith seeded a relief fund for victims of a devastating fire that broke out at the World's Fair.

In 2020 we built on that heritage, introducing a new, highly focused philanthropic strategy. Learn more about our current strategy and hear from Director of Philanthropy Shana Hayes in our annual report: http://bit.ly/3r8drhT

Innovative Partnership Expands Affordable Housing to Address Veteran Homelessness

Expanding affordable housing to address homelessness in partnership with Community Solutions
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March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - For nearly a decade, The Home Depot Foundation has partnered with Community Solutions, an organization committed to ending homelessness through data-driven, innovative methods, to help solve veteran homelessness in communities across the nation. Recently, Community Solutions announced the purchase of a new 132-unit apartment building to provide affordable housing for veterans experiencing homelessness in Atlanta.  

Save the Children Partners with the ON Semiconductor Foundation

The partnership aims to fulfill children’s rights to access water, clean toilets amid pandemic
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Children in the remote town of Villareal in Samar face severe malnutrition and are at risk of being infected with life-threatening diseases, including COVID-19, amid difficulties in getting access to clean water and toilets.

To help address the problem, the ON Semiconductor Foundation awarded $30,612 USD (approximately 1.5-million PHP) to Save the Children Philippines to provide access to potable water and clean toilets to around 500 children and their families in the next eight months.

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