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Sacramento Kings Eyes of Hope Eyewear Donation Drive

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Slamson and VSP Vision Care President, Kate Renwick-Espinosa encourage the Sacramento community to donate their gently-used glasses at the annual Sacramento Kings Eyes of Hope Eyewear Donation Drive on Good Day Sacramento. VSP will be collecting gently-used eyewear at the Sacramento Kings game on Monday, March 14. For each pair of glasses donated, VSP will donate a comprehensive eye-exam and new glasses to someone in need!

Watch the Good Day Sacramento segment here.

30 Pacific Northwest Leaders Unite for Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service

Registration for this three-day experience now open
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SEATTLE, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media – Points of Light announced today that a dynamic group of influential Pacific Northwest leaders will serve as Host Committee members for the annual Conference on Volunteering and Service to be held June 19-21 in the Emerald City.

Albertsons Companies Foundation Celebrates Women’s Day

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This Women’s Day, Albertsons Companies celebrates Christy Duncan Anderson, the visionary leader and inspiration behind the Albertsons Companies Foundation, and her efforts to support women (among others) in our local communities. The Foundation operates locally under our store brand names, including:  Albertsons, Safeway, Acme, Shaw’s and others. Our stores provide the opportunity to mobilize funding and create awareness in our neighborhoods.

Keep Erie County Beautiful Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

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Keep America Beautiful has more than 620 community-based affiliates at the state, county and local levels throughout the country. Each new affiliate goes through a comprehensive approach created with the help of behavior scientists to get at root causes of why people mistreat their local environment and how to change those behaviors.

Namdeb Scores with New Soccer Cup

NAMIBIA - A new football tournament has been launched, sponsored by Namdeb, to inspire young people in the Namibian town of Lüderitz.
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March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The company is giving N$100,000 (US$7,400) as a platinum sponsor towards the newly-launched Harders Soccer Cup, named after a species of fish. The other two platinum sponsors are Standard Bank and Tafel Lager.

The tournament was launched on 27 January and will be played on the weekend of 25-26 March at the Lüderitz Soccer Stadium. So far, six teams have signed up to play.

Through Strategic Volunteer Engagement, KPMG and Freeport-McMoRan Promote Youth Education

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There are a variety of ways companies support education initiatives across the country, from philanthropic investments and fundraising to employee engagement activities and skills-based volunteering. For 2016 Civic 50 sector leaders KPMG and Freeport-McMoRan, investment in education translates to a firm-wide commitment and strategic business opportunity.

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - March 2017

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Chevrolet Bolt EV is 2017 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Award – Best Car of the Year
The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV won the Motor Week Driver’s Choice Best of the Year award, accepted by Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers Marketing Director, Steve Majoros. The Bolt EV was praised for its long range, styling and price. 
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AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages Partner to Fight Youth Unemployment With the Power of Paint

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AMSTERDAM , March 2, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ - AkzoNobel and SOS Children's Villages are joining forces to use education and renovation to drive a positive impact on youth unemployment. The partnership aims to reach the young people of SOS Children's Villages with AkzoNobel's "Let's Colour" program and professional training through AkzoNobel's painter academies around the world. The partnership kicks off with three countries in 2017: Brazil, Nigeria and Indonesia.

Fox’s ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘The Birth of a Nation’ and ‘This Is Us’ Win Humanitas Prizes for Telling Stories that Bring us Together

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At a ceremony in Los Angeles on February 22, the organization Humanitas announced the recipients of its 42nd Annual Humanitas Prize, recognizing the screenwriters behind two films and one television series from 21st Century Fox. Theodore Melfi and Allison Schroeder, who wrote Fox 2000’s Hidden

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