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Our Community Impact in 2017

A look back at how our support helped improve lives this year

The holidays are a time for giving, and we’re thankful for the opportunity to strengthen our communities all year long. Whether through mentoring students, teaching digital skills that lead to higher-paying jobs, or supporting entrepreneurs working to make a difference in their community, our employees and our thousands of nonprofit partners are improving lives every day.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: A Bear's Tale

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As a young child, Peter Krohn experienced the horrors of the Holocaust. During an inspection, Nazis suspected his favorite teddy bear was being used to smuggle money and destroyed it. Nearly 80 years later, he found a replica of the same toy on eBay. Learn how it's enabling him to share his family’s story of survival with others, and in the process helping teach acceptance and love to younger generations.

Sealed Air Donates to Toys for Tots

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has collected over 1,300 toys this holiday season to donate to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Program. Sealed Air is a National Corporate Donor to Toys for Tots for the third year in a row.

Seventeen Sealed Air locations across the U.S. donated to this annual toy drive, including the Company’s global corporate headquarters in Charlotte, NC. The drive is an opportunity for employees to support children and military veterans in the local communities in which they live and work.

Families Impacted by California Wildfires Get Help for the Holidays

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A nurse and ten families affected by the recent California Wildfires received a special Christmas surprise, thanks to Walmart and the Today Show. 

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Impact at Work Employee Volunteer Spotlight: May Chen

by Lauren Chasanoff

This holiday season, we’re spotlighting May Chen, one of our inspiring employee volunteers from Fidelity Investments. May has now volunteered on two skills-based volunteering projects, where she helped develop a Salesforce community application for Citizen Schools and an IT assessment and strategic roadmap with Metrocrest Services.

AEG’s Season of Giving Celebrates Chanukah With Chabad of Downtown Los Angeles Jewish Community Center at L.A. LIVE

Annual event featured lighting of six-foot menorah, music, dancing and giveaways
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December 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Tuesday, Dec. 19, in celebration of AEG’s Season of Giving, the company’s charitable holiday initiative, AEG joined efforts with Chabad of Downtown Los Angeles Jewish Community Center to celebrate the eighth night of Chanukah at L.A. LIVE.

Following welcoming remarks by Rabbi Nachman Abend, Chabad of North Hollywood and Rabbi Moshe Greenwald, Chabad of Downtown Los Angeles Jewish Community Center, AEG’s vice president of communications, Michael Roth joined the group to light the menorah in celebration of the last night of Chanukah.

Caterpillar Invests in FIRST Robotics and Future Workplace


With the United States significantly behind in producing a qualified science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce, Caterpillar is dedicated to building a global engineering talent pipeline critical not only to our continued global growth and competitiveness, but also to the success of our communities.

What a Difference a Day Makes: Third Annual Global Day of Service Delivers Impact Around the Globe

By Lisa Adler, Head of Communications & Public Affairs at Shire

Volunteering for a non-profit organization, donating your time and talents for a cause, is incredibly rewarding and makes you feel good. Volunteering also brings people together.

Caterpillar Supports the Removal of Landmines

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About 110 million land mines are still in the ground as a result of past or current conflict or wars. Landmines restrict the movement of people and humanitarian aid, make land unsuitable for cultivation, and deny citizens access to water, food, care and trade.

Click here to learn more about how Caterpillar’s support of the Digger Foundation is making a difference in war-torn areas.

EMPLOYEES at the KitchenAid Plant in Greenville Donate Over $400,000 to the Darke County United Way

By Steve Baker WHIO TV
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Whirlpool Corporation employees at the KitchenAid Plant in Greenville, Ohio donated more than $400,000 to United Way agencies in the area.

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