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

    Bank of America Receives North Carolina Governor's Business Award in the Arts and Humanities Image

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    07-18-00

    Bank of America Receives North Carolina Governor's Business Award in the Arts and Humanities

    Bank of America has been honored with the 1999 Donaldson Award, one of the North Carolina Governor's Business Awards in the Arts and Humanities. The award was presented to Bank of America for its long-standing support of the arts to improve the quality of life in the communi...

    3M Donates $1 Million to Schools Image

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    07-17-00

    3M Donates $1 Million to Schools

    3M today announced the company is donating $1 million to middle and high schools through its "3M Salute to Schools" program, which provides much-needed security technology that helps libraries with limited resources reduce the loss of valuable materials.

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    07-17-00

    First Union Commits to Invest $750,000 in Florida Community Loan Fund to Support Statewide Revitalization Efforts

    First Union Corporation today announced a $750,000 investment in the Florida Community Loan Fund to support its neighborhood revitalization and affordable housing initiatives throughout the state.

    First Union's investment uses an innovat...

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    07-14-00

    Verizon Wireless Donation Makes Streets Safer for East Orange Residents

    A neighborhood watch group in East Orange now has instant access to police thanks to wireless phones donated by Verizon Wireless, formerly Bell Atlantic Mobile.

    Through the company's "Wireless at Work" program, three cellular phones prog...

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    07-14-00

    Verizon Wireless Donations Make Streets Safer for New Jersey School Children

    Students returning to school in the Borough of Middlesex this fall will walk to school on safer streets, thanks to wireless phones donated by Verizon Wireless, formerly Bell Atlantic Mobile. School crossing guards in the Borough have been outfitted with wireless phones progr...

    Boys & Girls Clubs Of America Sets Up Camp At Old Navy Image

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    07-13-00

    Boys & Girls Clubs Of America Sets Up Camp At Old Navy

    No more teachers, no more books ... it's time to send teens off to work! From July 12 - July 16, more than 1,000 Boys & Girls Club members will learn the nuances of an apparel retail career by participating in "Camp Old Navy," a job-shadowing program hosted by more than ...

    NAACP, Bank of America Announce Homeownership, Small Business Alliance Image

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    07-13-00

    NAACP, Bank of America Announce Homeownership, Small Business Alliance

    Kweisi Mfume, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and Michael H. Dulan, Bank of America Community Development Banking president, today announced a five-year, $6 million initiative to help increase homeownership among tradition...

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    07-12-00

    SBC Awards $1 million to NAACP Technology Initiative

    The SBC Foundation has awarded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), America’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, a $1 million technology grant in support of the organization’s Technology Capacity Building Initiative. The SBC Foun...

    Chief Minister Inaugurates Sophia Computer Centre for Mentally Challenged Children Image

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    07-12-00

    Chief Minister Inaugurates Sophia Computer Centre for Mentally Challenged Children

    Sophia Opportunity School announced the opening of their Computer Centre, today. Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Mr. S M Krishna, inaugurated the Centre, at a function organized by the School. Microsoft has provided aid towards the construction and setting up of the Cen...

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    07-11-00

    Verizon Wireless Gives $100,000 Grant To The American Library Association

    Verizon Wireless gave a $100,000 grant to the American Library Association (ALA) at the ALA annual conference on Sunday, July 9 at McCormick Place Convention Center. Annette Jacobs, president of the Great Lakes Area of Verizon Wireless, presented the grant to Sarah Ann Long,...

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