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Drive Out Hunger Supplies 1.15 Million Meals to Food Banks

Alliant Energy’s Foundation leads successful virtual golf event
Press Release

MADISON, Wis., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Seven food banks are receiving a total of $385,000 from the annual Drive Out Hunger golf event, held by Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These funds will purchase 1.15 million meals to fight hunger and provide food for local families.

The golf event, traditionally held in-person, was re-envisioned as a virtual event in 2020 to prioritize safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsors were encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines and play golf on their own time during September and October.

Supporting Veterans Where They Need It Most

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This Wednesday, America took a moment of pause to recognize, celebrate and honor the 17.4 million veterans living in the U.S. today.

CIT Announces Grant to Urban League of San Diego to Enhance Digital Access During COVID-19

Grant is awarded through The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco's 2020 AHEAD Program
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PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CIT and its Pasadena-based banking subsidiary CIT Bank, N.A.

ON Semiconductor Supports Arizona Students and a More Sustainable Future

Written By: Jackie Terry, principal program manager for corporate social responsibility
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America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful initiative, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

The Bob Woodruff Foundation and Wells Fargo Foundation Team to Ensure Veterans Have Safe, Stable Housing

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NEW YORK, November 5, 2020 /3BL Media/— Today the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) announced a collaboration with the Wells Fargo Foundation (WFF) to address veteran homelessness and housing instability exacerbated by COVID-19. For many veterans, their ability to maintain safe and stable housing is threatened by legal, mental health, employment, and financial issues, made worse due to the current crisis. With the support of Wells Fargo, BWF will address urgent financial needs and invest in long-term solutions to help vulnerable veterans keep a roof over their heads.

LG Celebrates 'Energy Star Day' with Efficiency Upgrades for Deserving Families

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year LG Electronics USA Partners with Lowe’s, Rebuilding Together in Charlotte
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Commemorating “ENERGY STAR® Day” 2020, LG Electronics USA joined forces with Lowe’s and Rebuilding Together to help local families “save today, save tomorrow and save for good” with energy efficiency upgrades using ENERGY STAR certified LG home appliances. 

Sodexo Healthcare Donates $103,000 Worth of Ready-to-eat Meals to the Community Foodbank of New Jersey With the Help of Move for Hunger and Total Quality Logistics

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation Gifts an Additional $60,000 Donation to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo has been mobilizing its resources and providing support to its clients and staff to help them stay safe and healthy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, Sodexo Healthcare quickly rallied partners together to ensure a surplus of 20 pallets of emergency ready-to-eat meals from NY did not go to waste. In collaboration with Move For Hunger and Total Quality Logistics, the pallets were successfully transported to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ).

Whole Foods Market Nonprofit Foundations Launch Fundraising Campaign to Support Local and Global Communities

Shoppers and suppliers alleviate poverty, improve children’s nutrition and expand healthy food access and nutrition education
Press Release

Whole Foods Market’s three philanthropic Foundations have combined forces to kick off the Communities Campaign today, a two-week drive to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers. 

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Donates $1 Million to Food Banks Across the U.S.

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- October 08, 2020 /3BL Media/– The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that a donation of $1 million from Sodexo’s global Stop Hunger Endowment Fund was distributed to 27 food banks during Hunger Action Month. Areas included Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles, Louisville, KY, New York City, Washington, and more.

Key Takeaways From Climate Week: The Business Case for Climate Justice

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In the context of the news this week, we find ourselves in another pivotal moment. Not only is it Climate Week, but the U.S. faced yet another racial injustice in Breonna Taylor’s court ruling. Today’s newsletter addresses these issues and how they, and so many other issues of today, intersect.

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