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Keep Indian River Beautiful's Captain Forster's Preserve Restoration Project

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The 100-acre Captain Forster Hammock Preserve in Vero Beach, Florida, is one of only a few corridors that connect estuary habitat along the Indian River Lagoon to the ocean, continuing through all of the natural phases of estuary, dune and coastal habitat.

Diageo North America Employees Give Back to Communities This Holiday Season

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Employees from Diageo North America are giving back this holiday season by participating in a variety of volunteer programs via the company’s North American headquarters and beyond.  Volunteer and charitable activities during the season include:

Santa Train Delivered Early Christmas Surprises to Children Across Appalachia

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Santa – and Team CSX – brought holiday cheer and presents galore to thousands of children in three states across its network last month. On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Santa Train made its 74th annual 110-mile run through Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee, distributing 15 tons of toys along with other gifts, food and winter clothing to families around the route. Both Santa Claus and country music star and native Tennessean Darryl Worley came along for the ride, helping make spirits bright at each of the 14 stops along the route.

Small Commitment, Big Difference in Merelbeke

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On November 25, 2016, the Green Office Team from Merelbeke volunteered to clean up litter in their local business park and its surroundings.

Arrow Electronics Teams with Denver Broncos and Colorado Technology Association to Recognize Top STEM Educators

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DENVER, December 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - For the second consecutive year, the Denver Broncos and Colorado Technology Association (CTA) joined forces to celebrate and recognize the state’s most innovative science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educators:

Grameen America Partners with Citi and Mastercard to Launch Transformative Digital Finance Platform for Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs

Leading U.S. microfinance organization implements suite of new financial technology solutions to promote financial inclusion for more than 86,000 women entrepreneurs
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Citi and Mastercard today announced a collaboration with Grameen America, a leading nonprofit microfinance organization, to introduce financial technology solutions that will significantly enhance the organization’s ability to promote digital financial access and inclusion for more than 86,000 low-income minority women entrepreneurs across the United States. 

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Citi and Mastercard today announced a collaboration with Grameen America, a leading nonprofit microfinance organization, to introduce financial technology solutions that will significantly enhance the organization’s ability to promote digital financial access and inclusion for more than 86,000 low-income minority women entrepreneurs across the United States. 

When a Second Chance at Education Changes Your Life

By Heather Seuell GEDWorks graduate
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Sometimes opportunity flashes at the most unexpected times. Like earlier this year, when I happened to look over my husband’s shoulder and noticed an advertisement that has already changed the course of my life.

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Sometimes opportunity flashes at the most unexpected times. Like earlier this year, when I happened to look over my husband’s shoulder and noticed an advertisement that has already changed the course of my life.

The Power of Volunteerism: Strengthening Partnerships and Human Capital with Dr. Rebecca Hardin

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Dr. Rebecca Hardin, Performance Improvement Consultant and Federal Employee Volunteer Program Director. Dr. Hardin discusses the creation of a more robust employee engagement program within the federal sector and offers advice on how partnerships with local nonprofits can help align volunteers with causes. Dr.

Samsung Awards 255 Schools in National STEAM Contest

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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., December 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Representing all 50 states and the nation’s capital, 255 public schools have advanced as state finalists in the $2 Million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest –  a nationwide competition that challenges students to creatively use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills to address real-world issues and make a difference in their local communities.

The Just 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens

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In his influential 1962 book, Capitalism and Freedom, economist Milton Friedman argued that there is "one and only one social responsibility of business--to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase profits." Any obligation to social good was up to private shareholders. Executives with a conscience who cared about job creation, employee treatment or the environment, Friedman wrote, were nothing more than "unwitting puppets" of a social responsibility doctrine that threatened free markets.

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