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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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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The Nature Conservancy is covering new ground thanks to Young Living
The Nature Conservancy

Young Living Essential Oils have announced the donation of a conservation easement covering 11,597 acres, or 18.75 square miles, to The Nature Conservancy. This is the largest conservation easement donation in the history of The Nature Conservancy’s Utah chapter. Learn More

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Creating High Quality Education Where It’s Needed Most
LISC

LISC has launched the Spark Opportunity Grant Program to bring high-quality schools to economically distressed communities and help ensure education is a cornerstone of their revitalization. The $2 million program, supported by a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, will assist an estimated 40 public…

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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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Consumer Cellular Celebrates Milestone with Donation to Red Cross
Red Cross

Consumer Cellular is celebrating its 3.5 millionth customer by donating $350,000 to the American Red Cross through the Disaster Responder Program. “Each and every milestone we achieve provides the perfect opportunity to celebrate,” says John Marick, CEO of Consumer Cellular. Learn More

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