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Donations to community initiatives with the intention of giving back for the greater common good.

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    03-07-01

    Self-Help Expands Nationally, Reaches $1 Billion in Financing of Homes, Jobs, Community Services

    Non-profit lender Self-Help, a leading U.S. community development financial institution, today announced that it has reached the milestone of generating $1 billion in financing for individuals and organizations that are underserved by traditional lenders. More than 16,000 l...

    Target Corporation Donates $15,000 to Help Seattle-Area Earthquake Victims Image

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    03-06-01

    Target Corporation Donates $15,000 to Help Seattle-Area Earthquake Victims

    Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) today announced it has donated $15,000 to the American Red Cross to help Seattle-area earthquake victims. In addition, volunteers from Target Stores and Mervyn's are helping with area clean-up efforts.

    The ...

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    03-01-01

    Kroger Ranks asTop Retail Donor to America's Second Harvest for Third Consecutive Year

    The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced it onceagain ranks as the leading retail donor to Second Harvest, the nation's largest domestic hunger relief organization.

    Kroger divisions last year donated more than 19 million pounds of food a...

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    02-28-01

    Tulsa County Home Finance Authority and Fannie Mae Announce $21 Million in Affordable Mortgage Funds and Down Payment Assistance for Area Home Buyers

    Low- and moderate-income first-time home buyers living in Tulsa County will now have access to low interest mortgage financing, and down payment and closing cost assistance through a $21 million mortgage revenue bond (MRB) purchase agreement between the Tulsa County Home Fin...

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    02-27-01

    Washington Trust Delivers More Than Two Tons of Peanut Butter to Rhode Island Community Food Bank

    "PB XPress," The Washington Trust Company's first annual peanut butter drive, was a "HUGE" success. Washington Trust representatives recently delivered more two tons of peanut butter to the Rhode Island Food Community Food Bank. The "PB XPress" caravan lead by Jack Treanor, ...

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    02-27-01

    American Italian Pasta Company Works to Reduce Area Hunger

    American Italian Pasta Company (NYSE:PLB), the leading producer of dry pasta in North America, and several other local individuals and companies are responding to the needs of the hungry in Kansas City.

    More than two million meals, incl...

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    02-21-01

    TELUS Directory Recycling Efforts Benefit Childrens Hospitals of Alberta

    With distribution of the new 2001 TELUS Edmonton directory underway, TELUS Advertising Services (TAS) launches its annual directory recycling program.

    TAS makes a cash donation to the Alberta Childrens Hospital Foundation and the Childre...

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    02-21-01

    Tri State IHOP Restaurants to Raise Funds for Second Harvest Food Bank; 10% of Restaurant Sales to be Donated in Celebration of National Pancake Day

    New York, New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut, IHOP locations are partnering with food bank affiliates of America's Second Harvest to raise money in celebration of National PancakeDay. On February 27, which is Shrove Tuesday or National Pancake Day, TriState IHOP's will do...

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    02-21-01

    U.S. Representative Melissa Hart, Councilwoman Valerie McDonald, and Fannie Mae to Announce New $5 Million Initiative in Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area to Put More Women on the Path to Homeownership

    In an effort to increase awareness of homeownership opportunities for women, U.S. Representative Melissa Hart (R-PA), and Councilwoman Valerie McDonald today joined representatives from the McAuley Institute, a national housing resource organization sponsored by the Sisters ...

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    02-07-01

    Low- and Middle-income Families, Urban Communities to Gain from $725 Million Fannie Mae, Enterprise Partnership

    Tens of thousands of low- to middle-income American families will benefit from a five-year, $725 million commitment to affordable housing and community development announced today by Fannie Mae and The Enterprise Foundation. The financing will support community development t...

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