Other Philanthropy

Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas Award $63K in Grants to Three Texas Nonprofits

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:49pm

Frost Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded $63,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Harmony Community Development Corp., Notre Dame Place and Texas Community Capital (TCC).

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  • Frost Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded $63,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Harmony Community Development Corp., Notre Dame Place and Texas Community Capital (TCC).
  • Notre Dame Place could not be happier to partner with Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas.
  • FHLB Dallas could not be more excited to join Frost Bank in supporting nonprofits that are making a real difference in the communities, said Greg Hettrick, first vice president and director of Community Investment at FHLB Dallas.
  • To learn more about the 2020 PGP grants and other FHLB Dallas community investment programs, please visit fhlb.com/pgp .

Fidelity Bank, Resource Bank and FHLB Dallas Award $30K Grant to Habitat

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:46pm

A $30,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award from Resource Bank, Fidelity Bank and Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will assist East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity with hiring staff and fundraising activities.

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  • A $30,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award from Resource Bank, Fidelity Bank and Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will assist East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity with hiring staff and fundraising activities.
  • Resource Bank supports many local charities and foundations, particularly those that aide in helping with basic humanitarian causes, she said.
  • Fidelity Bank Chief Marketing Officer Tammy OShea said Habitat is making a real difference in the community.
  • In both cases, the total grant to the CBO would be the sum of the member contribution(s) plus the FHLB Dallas match.

Horizon Bank and FHLB Dallas Provide $36K Grant to Assist Workers Impacted by the Pandemic

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 7:21pm

Horizon Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded a $36,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award to Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corp. to assist people whose livelihoods were impacted by COVID-19.

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  • Horizon Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded a $36,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award to Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corp. to assist people whose livelihoods were impacted by COVID-19.
  • GNDC will use the PGP grant for a COVID-19 rental assistance fund to help tenants who have lost work during the pandemic.
  • We are really thankful for the partnership between Horizon Bank and FHLB Dallas, said GNDC Executive Director Mark Rogers.
  • In both cases, the total grant to the CBO would be the sum of the member contribution(s) plus the FHLB Dallas match.

World Population Day 2020: DKT International Addresses Global Supply Chain Disruption, Shipping and Distribution Delays, Limited Access to Healthcare Providers to Help Women Avoid Unintended Pregnancies and Unsafe Abortions Amid COVID-19

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 3:26pm

As a result, DKT is focused on doing everything we can to minimize disruption in the access to and use of high-quality products.

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  • As a result, DKT is focused on doing everything we can to minimize disruption in the access to and use of high-quality products.
  • The reproductive health needs of women and men around the world are not on pause during this timeso we are continuing to address those needs.
  • DKT is also now providing face shields to shop owners so they can stay open without fear of infection.
  • Several DKT family planning efforts considering COVID-19 pivots include:
    Training providers virtually on protocols to ensure safety for providers and clients alike.

FHLB Dallas Joined by 12 Banks to Award $84K to West 30’s Redemption Company

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 9:07pm

Twelve banks, all members of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), have joined FHLB Dallas to provide an $84,500 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) grant to West 30s Redemption Company in Covington, Louisiana.

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  • Twelve banks, all members of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), have joined FHLB Dallas to provide an $84,500 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) grant to West 30s Redemption Company in Covington, Louisiana.
  • West 30s Redemption Company will use the grant to support residents of the West 30s who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and to fund a variety of administrative activities for its redevelopment program.
  • This funding is a great help to our organization as we continue to work to provide quality, affordable housing for families in the West 30s neighborhood in Covington, said Bryan Burns, founder of West 30s Redemption Company.
  • Greg Hettrick, first vice president and director of Community Investment at FHLB Dallas, said the banking cooperative was pleased to help its member banks support the great work of West 30s Redemption Company.

Dollar General and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation Announce $5 Million Pledge to Support Racial Justice and Education

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are proud to announce a combined $5 million pledge in support of racial equity.

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  • Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are proud to announce a combined $5 million pledge in support of racial equity.
  • Todays announcement reflects Dollar Generals commitment to putting words into actions by providing funding to organizations that are working to accelerate racial equity, said Todd Vasos, Dollar Generals CEO and Dollar General Literacy Foundation board member.
  • These funds are expected to be distributed to national and local organizations focused on literacy, education and racial and social justice.
  • Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years through its mission of Serving Others.

$3.6K PGP Grant Awarded for COVID-19 Assistance in Mississippi

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 8:35pm

Representatives from Community Bank of Mississippi joined the organization at a check presentation recently in Gulfport, Mississippi.

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  • Representatives from Community Bank of Mississippi joined the organization at a check presentation recently in Gulfport, Mississippi.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200709005912/en/
    Mercy Housing and Human Development received a $3.6K PGP grant from Community Bank of Mississippi and FHLB Dallas to provide COVID-19 assistance in its community.
  • Mercy Housing and Human Development will use the grant to help people affected by the pandemic with rental assistance and counseling and to help frontline responders become homeowners.
  • Kally Vlahos, community reinvestment act officer at Community Bank of Mississippi, said the PGP is a great opportunity to help community-based organizations (CBOs) such as Mercy Housing and Human Development.

Top Prizes Awarded to Students in Pennsylvania American Water’s “Protect Our Watersheds” Art Contest

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 7:23pm

Pennsylvania American Water today announced the winners of its 18th Annual Protect Our Watersheds Art Contest, with a fifth-grade student from Luzerne County scoring top honors.

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  • Pennsylvania American Water today announced the winners of its 18th Annual Protect Our Watersheds Art Contest, with a fifth-grade student from Luzerne County scoring top honors.
  • Her artwork will be featured on bloomer cards and distributed across the state by Pennsylvania American Water.
  • Activities like our art contest help to remind us that we all have a part in protecting our water sources.
  • Pennsylvania American Waters contest requires that the students accompany their artwork with a short description of how watershed protection affects them personally.

HomeServe USA Releases First Annual Report on Success of HomeServe Cares Foundation

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 5:56pm

HomeServe USA, a leading provider of home repair solutions serving more than 4.4 million customers across the US and Canada, recently released its first annual report detailing the success of the HomeServe Cares Foundation (HSCF) over the past year.

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  • HomeServe USA, a leading provider of home repair solutions serving more than 4.4 million customers across the US and Canada, recently released its first annual report detailing the success of the HomeServe Cares Foundation (HSCF) over the past year.
  • Our four pillars People, Community, Veterans, and the Common Good are designed to help us support the people and communities we serve, explained Kitzie.
  • Were just getting started with the Foundation, and Im excited about all the possibilities that lie ahead to help even more people.
  • For more information about the HomeServe Cares Foundation and to download a copy of the annual report, visit www.homeservecaresfoundation.com .

Red River and FHLB Dallas Award $48,000 to Two Alexandria Nonprofits

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 5:36pm

Red River Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded $48,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to two nonprofits serving the Alexandria area.

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  • Red River Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) have awarded $48,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to two nonprofits serving the Alexandria area.
  • Red River Bank and FHLB Dallas also provided $18,000 to Hope House of Central Louisiana, which provides safe transitional housing and essential services to the homeless.
  • Red River Bank said both nonprofits will be using the grants to fill needs theyve identified as critical in Alexandria.
  • Red River Bank believes strongly in community outreach, said R. Blake Chatelain, president and CEO of Red River Bank.