$150,000 in Grants Available for Newark-led Organizations Advancing Community Health and Fresh Food Access

Whole Cities Foundation Newark Grant Application Window Now Open
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NEWARK, N.J., January 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that Newark-based organizations can apply for $150,000 in grants through the Newark Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant from January 24 through February 25, 2022. 

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.

Merck Partners with INROADS to Launch College Links


Merck hosted the next generation of talent recently when a group of high school students toured the company’s Kenilworth site as part of the INROADS College Links program. Merck partnered with INROADS, an international nonprofit organization that prepares talented, diverse youth for corporate and community leadership, to launch College Links in Newark, New Jersey earlier this year.

Newark, Delaware’s Kirk Middle School Claims Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl Title

More than 260,000 K-12 students and teachers participated in Keep America Beautiful’s national recycling competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kirk Middle School of Newark, Delaware, today was crowned national champion of the Keep America Beautiful® Recycle-Bowl, the national recycling competition for K-12 students, teachers and school communities.

Historic Hahne’s Department Store Building Reopens in Downtown Newark, N.J.

Landmark offers contemporary residences with exceptional shopping and dining experience, featuring Newark’s first Whole Foods and Barnes & Noble along with a new restaurant from Chef Marcus Samuelsson and community arts space
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National Diversity Council’s DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program Expands in 2017

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HOUSTON, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce its 2017 DiversityFIRST™ Certification Program to be held in five locations across the Unites States. The success of past years has prompted the National Diversity Council to expand the program to Ohio and New Jersey in addition to California, Florida, and Texas.

Newark's Iconic Hahne Building Project Wins New Jersey Smart Growth Award

Prudential's investment is helping to give the iconic building new life as a mixed-use complex

The Hahne & Co. building, a historic space in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is positioned to become a symbol of the city’s revival. With Prudential’s support, along with three additional partners, the once abandoned building is now being renovated, and the work done so far is already being recognized.

On June 9, the Hahne building received the 2016 "Smart Growth Award" from New Jersey Future. Since 2002, the awards have honored smart planning and development in New Jersey, highlighting some of the best examples of sustainable growth and development in the state.

Prudential’s Lata Reddy receives Salute to the Policy Makers Award from Executive Women of New Jersey


Lata Reddy, vice president of Corporate Social Responsibility and president of The Prudential Foundation, was honored on Thursday, May 5 at the Executive Women of New Jersey’s “Salute to the Policy Makers” award dinner. The award recognized the contributions of 38 of the most accomplished and influential women leaders who live and/or work in New Jersey.  

Newark on the Rise Premiers at Tribeca Film Festival

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Newark on the Rise examines the evolution of a great American city 350 years in the making. Told through the lens of community leaders who empower Newark's citizens and support new enterprises, Newark on the Rise offers a promising view of the future, while paying homage to the city's grit and resilience. Three hundred fifty years strong, Newark on the Rise shows the spirit of Newark lives on.

Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Provides Children in Newark and Oakland With Over 1,000 Health Screenings and 307,000 Pounds of Nutritious Food

Two New Playgrounds Constructed Today Will Provide 1,400 Children With Safe Play Area
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NEW YORK, June 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the construction of two new playgrounds in Newark, NJ, and Oakland, CA, as part of its Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities initiative.  Over the past year, this innovative program has linked local nonprofit organizations that provide crucial wellness, nutrition and play services to give kids a healthy start in life.


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