Last week, actress and singer/songwriter Victoria Justice joined JetBlue and Random House Children’s Books at the New York Aquarium to kick-off the airline’s summer reading initiative, Soar with Reading. This award-winning program puts books into the hands of children in underserved communities.
Last month the World Health Organization reported that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) kill 38 million people each year. Many NCDs -- primarily heart disease, diabetes, pulmonary diseases and cancer – are preventable or curable with appropriate medical intervention and ongoing care.
-- JetBlue, the first airline to launch a foundation solely focused on STEM-related education, provides more than $100,000 in grants and support to encourage aviation programs among underserved communities --
NEW YORK, December 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), today announces the second round of grants provided by the JetBlue Foundation. The JetBlue Foundation, established in 2013, is an education-focused entity which continues the airline’s efforts to place aviation top-of-mind as a career choice for students by igniting interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs.
MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Greater Twin Cities United Way today strengthened their long-standing commitment to improving the health and well-being of Twin Cities’ communities by teaming up with Medtronic Philanthropy on a new partnership designed to promote access to quality healthcare in the region.
Funding will support new home builds, repairs and renovations in several countries, including the United States, Brazil, Korea, the United Kingdom, Mexico, India and Bangladesh
August 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation announced today that it will donate $250,000 to Habitat for Humanity International to support the organization’s mission of providing safe, decent and affordable housing across the globe.
The 2014 partnership funding, along with the volunteer efforts of MetLife employees, will support new home builds, repairs and renovations in partnership with low-income families in several countries, including the United States, Brazil, Korea, the United Kingdom, Mexico, India and Bangladesh.
Walgreens and its Customers Enable $6.4 Million Gift to Assist with Community-Based Cancer Education and Screening Programs
ATLANTA, September 17, 2013 /3BL Media/– The American Cancer Society will provide more people in underserved communities with access to cancer screenings and community-based cancer education thanks to the generosity of Walgreens and its customers. The $6.4 million gift, raised through customers via electronic donations at checkout, will help fund the American Cancer Society’s ongoing community-based initiatives aimed at reducing cancer disparities in communities with higher burdens of the disease.
Verizon Foundation Volunteer Featured for Tireless Service of Homeless Women and Children
When Rynae Benson started volunteering with Colette’s Children’s Home (CCH), a home for homeless women with children, in 2010, she wasted no time jumping in and becoming involved in any way possible. In her first year volunteering, she worked with CCH staff and Board of Directors to begin organizing weekly activities for a weekly children’s group program and helped implement a birthday club for the homeless children. For Valentine’s Day she prepared personalized gifts from the children to their mothers.
Standard Bank’s New Mobile AccessAccount Reaches Low Income Individuals, Allowing Them to Open Bank Account Through Their Phones
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced that Standard Bank has been successful in introducing its new AccessBanking offering in South Africa, aimed at meeting the banking needs of the previously “unbanked.” This includes the AccessAccount, a transactional banking account based on SAP® Mobile Platform.