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Hormel Foods and Jennie-O Turkey Store Help Provide Thanksgiving Meal for Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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AUSTIN, Minn., November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) and its subsidiary Jennie-O Turkey Store donated turkeys and hams for a Thanksgiving meal and event for around 1,000 people affected by Hurricane Harvey and others in need on Nov. 22. The event took place at Celebration of Life Church in Baytown, Texas, and featured a musical performance by Mandisa, an American gospel and contemporary Christian recording artist and former American Idol contestant.

Houston, Texas Commits to Anti-Trafficking and Fair Trade

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HOUSTON, November 28th, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade Campaigns is proud to announce Houston’s designation as the first Fair Trade Town in the state of Texas, the second largest Fair Trade Town in the United States. Houston is also the first major city to announce a zero tolerance human trafficking policy in city service contracts.

Republic Services Prepares 5 Tons of Food Bank Donations for Distribution in Phoenix

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This Thanksgiving, Republic Services partnered with Desert Mission Food Bank in Phoenix to donate 1,000 turkeys and additionally collect 12,000 pounds of food to help stock the pantries of those in need. Furthermore, members of Republic’s Labor Relations team volunteered their time to help sort and pack five tons of food, including the turkeys, for distribution on Thanksgiving to the community. 

Aflac Employees Lay the Groundwork for a Better Tomorrow

Aflac and Habitat for Humanity: Built on Community
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Since 2007, more than 2,100 members of Aflac’s Columbus, Georgia, team have strapped on hardhats and tool belts with Habitat for Humanity. The program is so popular that Aflac holds lotteries to determine which employees will get the chance to participate. This year, 175 employees built Aflac’s 11th Habitat house, to the great delight of resident Marion Dantzler. Meanwhile, 50 employees at Aflac’s Columbia, South Carolina, location worked alongside new Habitat for Humanity homeowners during a five-day renovation project, completing the team’s second home construction.

Nespresso Announces Investment in Post-Conflict Colombian Coffee

The company plans to expand its coffee-sourcing programme into regions formerly impacted by conflict as part of a USD 50 million investment for sustainable quality coffee production
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BOGOTÁ, Colombia, November 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Nespresso today announced it will expand its coffee-sourcing programme for the first time into several former conflict zones as part of a USD 50 million investment in sustainable high-quality coffee cultivation in Colombia.

President Juan Manuel Santos addressed the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board where he welcomed the company’s commitment. He cited the investment as an important contribution to the development of post-conflict areas.

On #GivingTuesday Give the Gift of Sight

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This #GivingTuesday Orbis encourages supporters to give the gift of sight by participating in our matching challenge. One of our generous donors has agreed to match all #GivingTuesday donations up to $25,000. Funds will support our vision restoring work in places like Bangladesh, where four-year-old Halima had two cataracts removed by an Orbis-trained surgeon.

Be #ThankFULL This #GivingTuesday and Support Feeding America

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Giving the perfect gift is hard.

Gifts are stressful, both for the giver and the receiver; it’s hard to know exactly what someone will want.

But a donation to Feeding America is the perfect solution: the giver and receiver are #ThankFULL for a thoughtful gift and families in need are thankful for the food they receive.

This #GivingTuesday give a reason for the less fortunate to be #ThankFULL by giving the gift that matters. Donate today: www.feedingamerica.org/donate

This #GivingTuesday Be a CUREsader

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Today, and every single day, 43 families will hear the devastating news that no parent should hear: their child has cancer. At CureSearch, it is our goal to protect the future of those children diagnosed with cancer by delivering better, less-toxic treatments NOW.

Join our #GivingTuesday goal of achieving 43 recurring monthly gifts to honor these children.

Donate today at https://curesearch.org/Hope-Donation-Form-Web

Please join us in the fight against children’s cancer today! 

Global Ambition, Local Action: How 5 U.S. Communities are Raising the Bar

Nestlé is investing in local actions to achieve global ambitions
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By Shorouk Elkobrsi

From creating a safe haven for people and pets, to growing locally to provide work opportunities, to stewarding natural resources for future generations, we work around the clock to help our communities thrive. Below are stories from 5 communities where we are investing in local actions to achieve our global ambitions.

Providing Safe Shelter for People and Pets in New York

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