Facebook data center, located in Altoona Illinois, was able to award over one hundred thousand dollars to sustainable, community based programs near them as a way of giving back to their local community.
This year, several nearby schools were the recipients of some of those grants. The school anticipates using the money to purchase new equipment to further students' education. Among those recipients are other organizations that received grants, such as library and park services, will use their grants to further their individual missions.
All who were lucky enough to have received a generous grant from Facebook were very appreciative and stated that this was a great way to bring the community together. Read the Entire Article
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Nonprofit VisionSpring is committed to delivering glasses to people in need of a clearer vision. Rather than simply giving out their glasses, VisionSpring trains individuals in developing nations to conduct outreach and vision screenings, educate their neighbors about the importance of eye care, and sell high-quality, affordable glasses to their communities.