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HARTFORD, CT -- Hartford nonprofit Riverfront Recapture has been awarded a $200,000 grant from Bank of America for leadership training and to boost its innovation fund. Bank of America on Thursday named the nonprofit its 2018 Neighborhood Builder grant recipient, which includes a two-year grant worth $200,000.
CONNECTICUT - Comcast employees banded together to hold a myriad of fundraisers throughout September and October to benefit several Connecticut United Ways.
BOSTON, MA -- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Common Impact are presenting a full day of learning for businesses and corporate giving programs on November 27, 2018.
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- Global health service company Cigna and the Connecticut Sustainable Business Council will host “Building a Culture of Sustainable Well-being” to explore the connections between health and the environment on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
PANAMA CITY, FL -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, which devastated parts of the Florida Panhandle and surrounding areas, Comcast NBCUniversal has committed to provide $700,000 to support relief efforts, including cash and in-kind contributions.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The nation, writ large, has a moral responsibility to ensure the needs of veterans are met, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at a ceremony where the Newman’s Own Foundation distributed funds to charities serving service members, their families and veterans. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford praised Newman’s Own for its dedication to service members, veterans and their families. The group distributed $200,000 to five organizations during the Oct. 5 ceremony in the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes.
TALLAHASSEE, FL -- Gov. Rick Scott and Volunteer Florida on Monday thanked the people and businesses who have come forward with generous donations to the Florida Disaster Fund since he activated it last week to help those impacted by Hurricane Michael. Some of the biggest donations so far have come from Wells Fargo ($250,00); Aetna ($100,000); Duke Energy ($50,000) and Uber ($25,000). Dr. Garth Graham, president of the Aetna Foundation and vice president of community health for Aetna, Inc. said, "As someone who grew up in Florida, I know firsthand that Floridians will be resilient as they recover from Hurricane Michael. We hope that the donation from the Aetna Foundation and the efforts of Aetna employees in the area will help support these recovery efforts."
BLOOMFIELD, CT -- The Cigna Foundation is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Michael relief efforts and will match Cigna employee donations made to the American Red Cross.
WESTPORT, CT -- Bob Forrester, Newman's Own Foundation CEO, discusses the packaged food company's charitable mission.
HARTFORD, CT -- Aetna (NYSE: AET) is offering resources to members who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. In addition, the Aetna Foundation will be making a $100,000 disaster relief contribution to the Florida Disaster Fund to support those who are impacted by Hurricane Michael.