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Communities Report Prolonged Success in Reducing Cigarette Butt Litter

National Program Continues to Reduce Cigarette Litter by More than Half
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports an average 55 percent reduction of cigarette litter in the communities implementing KAB’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) during 2012. In 2012, the program’s 10th year, there were 195 grant-supported implementations across the country in a variety of places including downtowns, roadways, beaches, parks, marinas, colleges/universities, tourist spots, and at special events.

Allstate and Operation HOPE Join Together for Sandy Recovery Efforts

$100,000 grant will support financial counseling and guidance for families
Press Release

Atlanta, Ga., February 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Operation HOPE is pleased to announce that Allstate Insurance Company is committing $100,000 to bolster financial guidance and recovery efforts for the financial dignity nonprofit’s initiative, Project Restore HOPE: Hurricane Sandy. Through Project Restore HOPE, volunteers are being recruited and trained to provide financial recovery assistance to those who need guidance restoring their homes and businesses.

RecycleMania Kicks Off 2013 Collegiate Recycling Competition

13th Annual Competition Builds Impact with new Basketball Game Day and Film Plastics Recycling Categories
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RecycleMania is back in action as college campuses compete to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste. For an eight-week period, beginning today and running alongside the NCAA basketball tournament, colleges and universities take part in an exciting competition that increases recycling participation by students and staff, while raising awareness about waste reduction programs on campuses.

Keep America Beautiful Receives $1 Million Grant from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation

National Nonprofit to Support More than 100 Community Improvement Initiatives
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. Jan. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today announced a $1 million donation from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF) to support the national nonprofit’s mission to build and sustain vibrant communities. This is Lowe’s second $1 million contribution to Keep America Beautiful to engage volunteers to take action to benefit local communities across the country.

Keep America Beautiful and Coca-Cola Announce 2013 Grant Program to Support Recycling

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation today announced a call for applications for the 2013 Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program, a program designed to expand and support recycling in communities across America. The Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program is funded through a $300,000 grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company.

College & University Recycling Coalition Announces 2013 Webinar Series

Nation's premier organization for campus-based recycling professionals continues to offer free bi-monthly educational programs
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC), in partnership with Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), has announced the schedule for its 2013 series of educational webinars, sponsored by Alcoa Foundation.

PG&E Employees Donate $6 Million To Local Communities

Annual “Campaign for the Community” Raises Funds for Nonprofits throughout Northern and Central California
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, December 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its employees and retirees have raised more than $6 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the utility’s annual giving initiative, Campaign for the Community. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign’s history and exceeded last year’s total by $700,000. Employee contributions will benefit entities throughout PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California.

PG&E And Running Start Now Accepting Scholarship Applications For Young Women’s Political Leadership Program

Utility Awards Five Deserving High School Girls Opportunity to Attend Conference in February
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, December 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Washington D.C.-based nonprofit Running Start announced today that they are now accepting applications from high school girls for five scholarships to attend Running Start’s Young Women’s Political Leadership program (YWPL) in Los Angeles on February 9, 2013. Five high school girls who aspire to become political leaders will have the opportunity to attend the conference and get hands-on experience and training to equip them for the rigors of a career in politics – all expenses paid.

Applications Now Open for Global Leaders To Engage with India’s Most Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs

Press Release

MUMBAI, INDIA, December 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Applications are now open for leading global executives, academics, and nonprofit leaders to travel to India this February to engage with some of the world’s most inspiring social entrepreneurs. From 22 February 2012—2 March 2012, this highly qualified group will travel to Bangalore, Chennai, and Pondicherry, meeting the founders and staff of social ventures; discussing, debating, and reflecting on pivotal issues; and taking part in vibrant cultural experiences.

Hilton Worldwide Completes More Than 800 Volunteer Events During Inaugural Global Week of Service

Team Members served more than 660 local organizations in 401 cities across 51 countries
Press Release

McLean, Va., November 28, 2012 /3BL Media/ – During the week of November 11-18, Hilton Worldwide celebrated its first annual Global Week of Service and furthered the company’s Vision to “fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.”

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