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LeaderStories: Ty Jones, Changing the Face of Theater in Harlem

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Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director of the Classical Theater of Harlem, is building bridges between young actors of color and local audiences. In this #AmexLeads LeaderStories short, Ty shares his transformative vision -- and what gets him going and helps him stay motivated. Find more at http://LeaderStories.org.

CBRE Asia Pacific Walk for a Wish 2017

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On October 27, over 2,500 CBRE professionals from 22 locations across Asia Pacific took part in Walk for a Wish, an annual charity event where CBRE gets up and gives back, exemplifying our Employee Advantage.

CBRE Hong Kong Completes 5th MoonTrekker in 2017

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80 athletes from CBRE Hong Kong participated in MoonTrekker 2017, a challenging overnight trail run to raise funds for charity. CBRE was the lead sponsor for the 5th consecutive year. The team's determination and team spirit are a true reflection of our Employee Advantage.

Corporate Citizenship: Serving Our Communities, Employees, and Planet

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Since our founding, American Express has strived to be the world’s most respected service brand. Learn how this philosophy has shaped the way we support communities, engage our employees and protect our planet.

Marina Bay Sands Team Members Share: What Volunteerism Means to Me

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Shortly after joining Marina Bay Sands in June 2014, Seah Beng Tat, Senior Guest Service Agent, signed up for his first Sands for Singapore volunteer opportunity.  He recalled the event, where Team Members assisted children with dyslexia, as a memorable and motivational experience.  Since then, Beng Tat has been an avid volunteer with Sands for Singapore, participating in numerous events over the past three years and making him one of the top 10 volunteers for the community event.

Fresh Start Mobile Showers Provides Daily Showers for Las Vegas Homeless Population

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Looking for a change, Jameel Milligan, age 36, moved from Philadelphia, where he worked in the chemical industry, to Las Vegas.  He was certain he’d have no problem finding a job at one of the many resorts.  

“I wanted to start over and I thought since there are so many different types of jobs at all the casinos, I’d have no problem finding something,” he said.  “I didn’t realize that you need various licenses and permits in order to do certain jobs within the casinos.  I came here with no plan, just on a whim.” 

Family of Volunteers Are a Bright Light in Their Storm-Darkened Puerto Rico Community

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As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery. 

Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 Year Two Report

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In 2015, Aramark and the American Heart Association teamed up to launch an innovative initiative called Healthy for Life 20 By 20 to improve the health of Americans 20 percent by 2020. Two years into their partnership, they are well on their way to achieving their goal.

'Holidays for Heroes'

By Christy Armstrong
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Employees at the Whirlpool Cleveland Customer eXperience Center recently rallied together to spread some holiday cheer to U.S. military personnel and veterans here and abroad. 

Leaders with the Cleveland call center invited employees to participate in “Holidays for Heroes,” an initiative of the American Red Cross which makes sure the men and women who serve receive holiday cards. 

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Loan Officer Helps New Residents Find Home, Sweet Home

Bela Singh, a mortgage loan officer with PNC, helps new American residents navigate the home mortgage process
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The process of buying a home can be daunting for those born and raised in the United States, so imagine being new to this country eager to pursue the American dream, but not knowing where to start.

That was the case with Pradeep Ramamurthy who moved from Bangalore, India to California’s Bay Area with his wife, Priya Vijayendra, in 2011 for a new career as a project manager for an IT company.

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