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

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    02-07-01

    Ashland Inc. and Dept. of Education announce partnership; three teachers receive $16,000

    Representatives of the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc., (NYSE:ASH) announced a new partnership today, combining the state's Teacher of the Year Award with the Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards.

    The awards ceremony ...

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    02-02-01

    Kellogg Employees Donate to India Earthquake Relief

    The devastation caused by India's Jan. 26 earthquake has struck a chord with many employees of Kellogg Company, who have started an effort to send relief to the thousands of victims of this disaster.

    "This has really affected me personal...

    AT&T Donation Supports Environmental Workshop Series Image

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    01-30-01

    AT&T Donation Supports Environmental Workshop Series

    The Institute for Conservation Leadership ("Institute") will present its Excellence in Environmental Leadership workshop series for 2001. The workshop series is supported by a contribution from AT&T.

    Excellence in Environmental Leader...

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    01-29-01

    Freddie Mac Launches New $100 Million Initiative to Increase Homeownership in Eastern North Carolina

    A new collaborative effort to increase and sustain affordable homeownership in Eastern North Carolina was launched today by Freddie Mac, one of the nation's largest sources of mortgage financing. The public-private collaborative, CarolinaGold, brings a full range of products...

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    01-25-01

    Kellogg Company Sends Relief to Victims of El Salvador's Earthquake

    More than 8,000 cases of Kellogg's Pop-Tarts(R), Kellogg's Nutri-Grain(R) bars and Kellogg's Rice Krispies Treats(R) are on their way to help the citizens of El Salvador, who suffered a devastating earthquake on Jan. 13.

    "Because our pro...

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    01-23-01

    A Lesson in Corporate Giving, Scientific-Atlanta Gives Sizeable Endowment to Future Georgia University

    Presenting a check at a Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce meeting of key business leaders, Scientific-Atlanta (NYSE: SFA - news) announced today that it is donating $50,000 to support the first four-year university in Gwinnett County. The Gwinnett University Center will be...

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    01-23-01

    Reliant Energy Minnegasco Announces New Contribution to the Salvation Army HeatShare Program

    Reliant Energy Minnegasco today announced a commitment of up to $100,000 to match customer contributions to The Salvation Army HeatShare Program. If fully matched by customers, a total of $200,000 will be available this heating season to help qualifying individuals and famil...

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    01-18-01

    VIATRU™ Unveils Website to Level the Playing Field

    VIATRU™ today announced formation of The Visible Commerce™ Forum (VCF), a collaborative online resource dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs in developing communities. The VCF hopes to level the playing field of opportunity for artisans who meet the criteria of sustainabl...

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    01-16-01

    Fannie Mae Announces $4 Million Commitment to the City of Pittsburgh for Housing Development

    The City of Pittsburgh and Fannie Mae (FNM/NYSE), the nation’s largest source of financing for home mortgages, today announced that Fannie Mae will provide the city with a $4 million line of credit designed to provide funding for neighborhood development projects that addres...

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    01-11-01

    Verizon and Community Groups Launch $25 Million Fund to Benefit Underserved Californians

    Verizon Communications and more than a dozen leading community advocacy groups in California today launched an independent $25 million fund that will benefit community and educational programs serving the state's low-income, minority, ethnic and other "underserved" communiti...

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