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EarthX Environmental Justice – Houston

By Cata Hopkins
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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 73 million Americans live within three miles of a hazardous pollution site that could be harming their local environment and their health.

Whole Kids Foundation Awards 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant

Nonprofit and Supplier Partners Invest $25,000 in Youth-led Roots for the Home Team
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AUSTIN, Texas, May 05, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit focused on children’s nutrition and wellness, announced today that Minnesota-based Roots for the Home Team has been awarded the 2021 Young Entrepreneurs Pilot Grant worth $25,000. The grant is aimed at supporting youth-led business programs that are improving the way kids eat through gardening, plant-forward cooking or nutrition education.

Taking a Stand: American Advocates for LGBTQ Rights and Hate Crimes Legislation

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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ — American joined with dozens of other Texas-based companies today in an open letter to state lawmakers, making clear the airline supports the inclusion of LGBTQ people in nondiscrimination laws and opposes any effort to exclude the LGBTQ community from full civil rights protections under the law. The effort was led by Texas Competes, a coalition of businesses aligned on ensuring a fair and welcoming Texas for LGBTQ people.

Five Cities in Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas Offer Free Financial Counseling to Residents in Need

Financial Empowerment Centers Across the Nation Already Have Served 116,000 Clients, Helping Them to Reduce $160 Million in Debt and Build $26 Million in Savings
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NEW YORK, March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) announced the selection of five additional local governments to replicate the proven Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) model under its nationwide 

Sadler's Smokehouse Donates More Than $285,000 of Pulled Pork to Help Feed Those in Need in Texas and Across the Country

65,000 pound donation equals more than 56,000 meals*
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HENDERSON, Texas, March 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Sadler’s Smokehouse is donating more than 65,000 pounds of pulled pork (more than 56,000 meals*) to hunger-relief partners throughout the Southern and Midwest U.S. to help to feed families in need, including those impacted by the recent winter storms.

Stanley Black & Decker Contributes More Than $500,000 to Disaster Relief Support

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In the wake of the recent winter storm in Texas, Stanley Black & Decker announced a donation of $500,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Giving Program.

Funds will be used to support immediate needs in Texas, along with future disasters throughout the country. The company will also be donating to the North Texas Food Bank and Genesis Women’s Shelter to assist residents in Texas who are struggling to meet basic needs.

Albertsons Companies Foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors Program Is Going Big to Help Our Neighbors in Texas

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The Albertsons Companies Foundation Nourishing Neighbors program is going BIG to help our neighbors in Texas. We are inviting customers and associates to support our efforts by donating online or in stores. Albertsons Companies Foundation will match the first $250,000 raised for a total commitment of $500,000 to feed those in need after unprecedented winter storms. 

Donations can be made at any Albertsons, Tom Thumb or Randalls store in our Southern Division, or online at http://bit.ly/3bCeReK

Wells Fargo Donates $500,000 for Winter Storm Relief in Texas

Funding to help with access to food and water, home repairs in hard-hit communities; customer support also available
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The devastating effects of several winter storms have left millions of Texans dealing with costly home damages and limited access to food and water. To help aid in relief efforts, the Wells Fargo Foundation is donating $500,000 to help individuals and families recover, including $50,000to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief and $100,000 to Feeding Texas, a network of 21 food banks in the state.

Alex Gilbert on the Texas Blackouts

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All eyes have been on the Lone Star State recently, watching the grim and undeniable impact of climate change on a population completely unprepared. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with energy market expert Alex Gilbert about the devastating power outages in Texas amid a record freeze. We learn about Texas’s unique power grid, look at what could have been done to prevent the massive blackouts, and examine policies around the globe that could help mitigate the effects of extreme weather events to come.

Walmart, Sam's Club and the Walmart Foundation Announce Winter Weather Response Efforts To Help Those Affected by Recent Storms

Up to $1 million in cash and product committed to support relief efforts in Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi
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BENTONVILLE, Ark. Feb. 22, 2021 /3BL Media/– With the catastrophic storms, power outages and water shortages affecting Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi, Walmart, Sam’s Club and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1 million in cash and in-kind product donations to help with response efforts. 

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