LISC Partners with Cornell University to Create Vibrant Communities
LISC

LISC and Cornell University will be co-sponsoring a conference together to create comprehensive approaches for turning vacant homes into community assets while creating solutions to the conditions which create them in the first place. This work is part of the overall challenges of revitalizing neighborhoods,…

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Facebook Partnership Helps Increase Blood Donations
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Facebook have partnered together to implement a new blood donation feature on Facebook that allows people to sign up to become a blood donor. The feature connects donors with nearby Red Cross blood donation centers and notifies them when blood…

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LISC Rebuilds Baseball Fields for Kids in Puerto Rico
LISC

LISC, Maestro Cares Foundation, Good Bunny Foundation, UNICEF, and Cubs Charities have teamed up to launch the “Play Ball Again” program in Puerto Rico. The program, will rebuild baseball fields that were damaged by the 2017 hurricanes and will facilitate local programming for over 17,500…

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American Red Cross reaches all-time high in disaster relief support
American Red Cross

September is National Preparedness Month and more than 110 forward-thinking members of the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder Program are helping the American Red Cross stay prepared for disasters in September and throughout the year. Through this giving program, these leading companies,…

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Giving families the tools and resources they need to rebuild in Ethiopia
Global Citizen

Nyanthiol Chambang and her brother fled South Sudan as kids, and now they’re rescuing women and children from conflict zones in the country through their organization Thon Met African Peace Foundation. With a background in finance, Chambang acts as Thon Met’s executive director and leads…

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‘United to Strengthen Our Local Communities’ Campaign Launches
United Way

United Way Worldwide announced the launch of their “United to Strengthen Our Local Communities” campaign, in partnership with Valpak. This nationwide, multi-platform campaign places a spotlight on education and helping to build stronger local communities across America. The campaign is intended to increase brand awareness,…

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A New Way to Ride with Ride United
United Way

United Way Worldwide announced the launch of Ride United, a transportation access initiative that will help those in need overcome transportation barriers. Ride United launches with initial support from General Motors and Lyft, and leverages the strengths of local United Ways and the 211 network…

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