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Astellas Celebrates Decade of Service by Volunteering 80,000 Hours to Help Local Communities

US Employees Support 16 Local Organizations for Changing Tomorrow Day 2019
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Nearly 1,000 Astellas employees stepped away from the office to volunteer across the United States as part of the 10th annual Changing Tomorrow Day. On Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow)—Astellas' global day of service—employees volunteered together at 16 diverse community and patient organizations, homeless shelters and other nonprofits to make a positive, measurable impact in local communities.

Alexion Hosts Hackathon in New Haven

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On the morning of June 26th, the auditorium at Alexion’s R&D Center of Excellence in New Haven was buzzing with teams communicating, collaborating, and innovating at the site’s first-ever employee-led hackathon. The decision to hold this event came in early 2019 when New Haven site leadership met to discuss ways to strengthen their unity with the local community.  With Innovate for Solutions being one of Alexion’s culture values, a hackathon seemed like the perfect idea.

Smithfield Foods Supports Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department with $250,000 Contribution

Company’s donation will aid in purchasing new ladder truck
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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a contribution of $250,000 over the next five years to the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department that will aid in the purchase of a new and improved ladder truck for use throughout Isle of Wight County.

Thousands of Aramark Volunteers Team Up for Annual Global Day of Service

Join NFL Huddle for 100 campaign to build healthier communities for the next 100 years
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PHILADELPHIA, September 19, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Today, more than 12,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members across the globe will volunteer their time at 350 service projects in 15 countries during Aramark’s annual day of community service, Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

Sodexo Partners With 70 Universities to Host Largest Farmers Market @ Campuses Across America

Initiative Highlights Local Sourcing, Celebrates Fresh Produce and Promotes Nutrition During Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Campus Week
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today’s college students are more invested than ever in where their food comes from and what they are eating.

Smithfield Foods Donates $75,000 for Outdoor Learning Space at The Faison Center

Expanded Outdoor Overlook available to students at The Faison Center’s Richmond campus
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RICHMOND, Va., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. unveiled today the “Smithfield Foods Outdoor Learning Center Overlook” at The Faison Center to support the Center’s Forward into the Future campaign, designed to expand facilities and learning programs to meet the ongoing needs of children and adults with autism and similar related challenges.

Carnival Corporation Relief Effort Collects 2,841 Tons of Supplies for the Bahamas; Company Thanks Individuals and Organizations for Generous Donations

With outpouring of support from countless donors, company's partnership with Tropical Shipping delivers much-needed food and supplies directly to country's National Emergency Management Agency
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MIAMI, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) today announced that its relief program to provide humanitarian aid to The Bahamas collected and delivered during its first week over 2,841 tons of food and supplies in over 90 shipping containers – a remarkable milestone made possible by generous donations from countless individuals and organizations throughout South Florida and North America.

LIXIL Partners With Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio

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LIXIL Americas is proudly partnering with Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, a grass-roots, nonprofit housing ministry dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and helping families in need to obtain decent, affordable housing. Through this partnership, LIXIL Americas will support 50% of the housing projects in the East Central Ohio chapters, providing a safe and comfortable shelter for hard working, low income families like Andrea's.

PSEG Volunteers Help Navy SEALs Cross the Hudson River

By Cindy Malmo - Sr. Administrative Associate, Human Resources
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PSEG veterans, their families and friends recently volunteered at the first Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim sponsored by the GI Go Fund. Our volunteers participated in the day’s events, as they helped set up the staging area in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, where the SEALs began their journey. Once the SEALs were in the water, a team of PSEG volunteers, other spectators and the SEALs’ families, followed by boat for the two-mile swim across the Hudson River, cheering and offering encouragement the entire way.

Comerica Bank and Detroit Lions Team Up to Empower Metro Detroit Youth

Winning Futures benefits from every Lions first down at Ford Field in 2019
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DETROIT, MI, September 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ –With each Detroit Lions first down gained this season at Ford Field, Comerica Bank will aid Winning Futures and the empowerment organization’s mission to prepare youth in metro Detroit for the workforce.

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