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Nature-Inspired Water Collection System Wins $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®

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Grand prize for biomimicry acceleration goes to Team NexLoop for AquaWeb, an innovative water capture system designed for use in urban food systems.

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Grand prize for biomimicry acceleration goes to Team NexLoop for AquaWeb, an innovative water capture system designed for use in urban food systems.

PepsiCo Recycling Increases Sustainability Funding to Colleges and Universities

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October 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - PepsiCo Recycling is expanding its second year of the Zero Impact Fund, which offers eligible* colleges and universities an opportunity to bring campus eco-innovations to life. Through the Zero Impact Fund, schools can submit ideas to accomplish their environmental goals, with winning applications receiving up to $10,000 each from PepsiCo Recycling. In its first year, the Zero Impact Fund received applications from more than 40 different campuses and awarded grants to eight schools.

Sappi North America Announces Recipients of the 18th Annual Ideas That Matter Grant

Ten design projects to receive funds to implement campaigns for social good through print mediums
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BOSTON, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the ten grant recipients of its 18th annual Ideas that Matter program, where financial support is given to designers who create print integrated projects to maximize social impact.

Voya Financial Announces Third-Quarter 2017 Grant Recipients

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NEW YORK October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the nonprofit organizations that received grants in the third quarter of 2017 through Voya Foundation, the company’s charitable giving arm. Voya Foundation invests in programming to help foster healthy, sustainable communities and supports local and national nonprofits with missions that advance children’s education and financial resilience.

Below is a summary of third-quarter 2017 grants:

In Keney Park, a 'Mobile Kitchen' Prepares to Roll Into Food Deserts

By Vinny Vella, Hartford Courant
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Herb Virgo’s vision arrived on four wheels, painted a yellow as bright as the future he hopes it’ll bring to the North End.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Green Valley Community Investment Fund Grants $450,000 to Arizona Communities

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December 1, 2017 - The Green Valley Community Investment Fund (CIF) awarded grants totaling $450,000 to the Green Valley community in Arizona.

Recipients were selected by the Green Valley CIF, which is overseen by a committee of community leaders assembled by the Freeport-McMoRan Community Partnership Panel, to identify and address community needs in health care, education, environment, economic development and transportation with positive, sustainable solutions.

Local Organization Rolls Out a Mobile Kitchen in Efforts to Bring Health to Hartford

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HARTFORD – Eating healthy can be costly but not doing so can come at a cost to your health.

Since many in Hartford don’t have access to food, a local organization plans to bring it to the city’s poorest areas.

Hartford native Herb Virgo is the behind the plan to turn an old school bus into a kitchen on wheels, to bring cooking classes and healthy food to the food deserts of Hartford.

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Boeing Donates $5 Million to USO Pathfinder

Multi-year investment to support programming for transitioning service members
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CHICAGO, October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a $5 million, multi-year donation to help expand United Service Organizations (USO) Pathfinder transition services—a comprehensive global program for transitioning service members.

Keep Genesee County Beautiful Brings Brand New Playground to Flint

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The landscape at Flint, Michigan's Sarvis Park recently changed for the better to include a brand new playscape, thanks to the work of Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Keep Genesee County Beautiful, its loyal volunteers, and many community organizations.

Celebrate Main Streets This Weekend!

By Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation
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American Express has long advocated for historic preservation and small businesses, engaging the public in activities that help commercial corridors thrive.

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