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KeyBank Continues Community Development Lending and Investment Expansion in the Northeast With the Appointment of Franz Hewitt

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Cleveland October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) has appointed Franz Hewitt as a relationship manager to expand its community development lending and investment activity in the Northeast. He will be focused on CDLI’s affordable housing lending efforts in the New York metro market. The move comes as KeyBank continues its commitment to affordable housing across the country, with a focus on expanding its CDLI platform. Franz is based in New York City, and reports to Kyle Kolesar, CDLI eastern region manager.

Company Launches Project C, Celebrates With New York Day of Service

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NEW YORK, September 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  More than 1,000 National Grid employees are giving back to their local communities today to celebrate a Day of Service across the company’s 26,000-square-mile New York service area. Company employees are reaffirming their spirit of altruism across the state by volunteering at food banks, Habitat for Humanity and Meals on Wheels, as well as stocking student backpacks and food warehouses, supplying PPE, cleaning up neighborhoods and parks, providing STEM education, offering energy affordability solutions, and much more. 

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E18: Gary Bagley, New York Cares

Reflecting on Service 20 Years After 9/11
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This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.

Global Citizen Live Line-UPS Revealed for Paris, Lagos, & NYC Events To Defend the Planet & Defeat Poverty

Starting Today Citizens Can Take Action to Win Concert Tickets As Part of Global Citizen’s Advocacy Model
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  • Historic 24-Hour Broadcast Spanning Six Continents on September 25; To air across ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, +MORE 
  • Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings; Campaign Urges
  • New Commitments to Prioritize Vaccine Equity; Feed Millions Facing Famine; & Curb Climate Change through the Trillion Trees Movement
  • NEW YORK CITY, USA: Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Meek Mill, Shawn Mendes; special guest performances by Alessia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste and Lang Lang 
  • LAGOS, NIGERIA: Femi Kuti, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Made Kuti
  • PARIS, FRANCE: Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, H.E.R., Black Eyed Peas, Christine and the Queens; special guest performance by Angélique Kidjo
  • More locations & performances around the world to be announced in August 
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  • Historic 24-Hour Broadcast Spanning Six Continents on September 25; To air across ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, TIME, Twitter, +MORE 
  • Timed to UN General Assembly and G20 & COP26 Climate Meetings; Campaign Urges
  • New Commitments to Prioritize Vaccine Equity; Feed Millions Facing Famine; & Curb Climate Change through the Trillion Trees Movement
  • NEW YORK CITY, USA: Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Camila Cabello, Jennifer Lopez, Lizzo, Meek Mill, Shawn Mendes; special guest performances by Alessia Cara, Burna Boy, Cyndi Lauper, Jon Batiste and Lang Lang 
  • LAGOS, NIGERIA: Femi Kuti, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Made Kuti
  • PARIS, FRANCE: Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, DJ Snake, H.E.R., Black Eyed Peas, Christine and the Queens; special guest performance by Angélique Kidjo
  • More locations & performances around the world to be announced in August 

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E15: Dr. Stephanie Royal, The Robin Hood Foundation

Leadership in Times of Crisis & Recovery with Robin Hood
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Dr. Stephanie Royal, Chief People Officer at The Robin Hood Foundation, New York City’s largest poverty fighting organization, talks about community-driven philanthropy, leading with compassion, and how the K-shaped recovery from COVID-19 is further disadvantaging under-resourced communities and the nonprofit sector. Hear Stephanie’s takes on nonprofit talent management in the COVID-19 era, including new challenges with employee retention, the importance of investing in staff, building a culture of DEI, and supporting mental health and wellness.

United Airlines Launches World's First Free Transatlantic COVID-19 Testing Pilot

Free testing guarantees all customers over 2 years old and crew on board have tested negative before departure
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NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines recently announced the world's first free transatlantic COVID-19 testing pilot program for customers. From November 16 through December 11, the airline will offer rapid tests to every passenger over 2 years old and crew members on board select flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to London Heathrow (LHR), free of charge. Anyone who does not wish to be tested will be placed on another flight, guaranteeing everyone on board other than children under two will have tested negative before departure.

UPS Longitudes | Growing Support for Resilient Response

Shari Rudolph @ Good360
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The Good360 Disaster Recovery Council (GDRC) launched in the fall of 2017 during what would become one of the most active Atlantic hurricane seasons on record.

Wells Fargo Pledges up to $20 Million to Support New York Economic Recovery Efforts

The New York Forward Loan Fund delivers loans to small businesses, nonprofits, and small landlords affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
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NEW YORK, July 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that it pledged up to $20 million to support the New York Forward Loan Fund (NYFLF), an economic revitalization program across New York State.

United Airlines Partners With New York City to Fly Medical Volunteers to Help in COVID-19 Fight

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NEW YORK, April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/-- United Airlines is partnering with New York City to provide free round-trip flights for medical volunteers who want to help in the frontline fight against the COVID-19 crisis. The airline is working closely with the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and a network of medical volunteer organizations, including The Society of Critical Care Medicine, to coordinate travel for doctors, nurses and other medical professionals from across the country to help treat patients, in this time of unprecedented need.

Unlocking the Power of Policy at Ceres 2020 in New York!

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At Ceres 2020 in New York, we’ll explore how policy and legislation can serve as real solutions to our most pressing sustainability challenges—like climate change—and how both investors and companies can help shape innovative climate and energy policies at the state, regional, national and global levels.

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