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More Companies Get on Board with #GivingTuesday. Let’s Keep that Goodness Going!

With 52 Tuesdays in a year, companies can infuse empathy, meaning and purpose into their culture all year long
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It’s been a week since #GivingTuesday 2017, and we’re still overwhelmed by the incredible participation of companies – and their people – in this global movement.

From individual giving to companies mobilizing their workforces, #GivingTuesday broke records again. People and companies around the world harnessed the power of prosocial behavior and the reach of social media to come together around the values of giving back, raising a staggering $264.6 million worldwide in its sixth year.

Lowe’s Heroes Help Keep Dallas Beautiful Create Outdoor Living Spaces for Local Firefighters

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With funding and supplies through a Keep America Beautiful/Lowe’s Community Partners Grant, Keep Dallas Beautiful (KDB), through its "Adopt A Station" program, created outdoor living spaces at 23 fire stations in underserved Dallas neighborhoods in the fall of 2017.

Wells Fargo Bank Branches Become Holiday Food Banks

Wells Fargo kicks off a joint effort with United Way to fight hunger by collecting nonperishable food donations nationwide
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Wells Fargo is doubling as a food bank this holiday season in a joint effort with United Way to fight hunger.

From Nov. 28 to Dec. 30, approximately 5,900 Wells Fargo branches will serve as food donation centers, collecting nonperishable foods in specially marked bins as part of the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank.

A pop-up food bank tour will also make stops at 17 cities throughout the U.S. as part of the effort. Displays for the campaign will promote opportunities through United Way to volunteer, donate food, and learn more about hunger in the U.S.

Timberland Transforms Philadelphia Green Space in Second Year of its Urban Greening Commitment

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Recently, over 100 volunteers from Timberland and its partners from Journeys, KicksUSA and Urban Outfitters, as well as local Philadelphia photo-blogger Conrad Benner of StreetsDept.com, came together to help transform a section of an abandoned railway in Philadelphia into a new city green space, that will open to the public in Spring 2018. Timberland organized the volunteer day in partnership with the 

T. Rowe Price Associates Assemble More Than 14,000 Care Packages for Service Members Ahead of Veterans Day

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November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Veterans Day is a time to recognize the contributions of military service members, past and present. To celebrate Veterans Day, T. Rowe Price partnered with the United Service Organizations (USO) to bring a touch of home to service members in remote areas around the world.

Nearly 1,000 associates across T. Rowe Price’s U.S. offices volunteered to create more than 14,000 care packages for service members.

VIDEO: 250 Charities Benefit from 2017 Shire's Global Day of Service

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This year, over 7,300 Shire employees volunteered 29,000 hours and we partnered with over 250 charities in 300 global locations.

Play the video above to see just a few of these projects in action. To learn more, visit shire.com

Over 7,800 Hours Volunteered by Xylem Employees During Global Month of Service

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To commemorate its anniversary in October, Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, held its second annual Global Month of Service. Embracing the goals of Xylem’s corporate citizenship program, Xylem Watermark, employees around the world came together to provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need and to educate people about water issues.

Ch. 2 WSB-TV and The Truth for Public Land Announce Stephen Causby as Atlanta’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero

$20,000 going to local environmental nonprofits
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ATLANTA, November 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust for Public Land today named Stephen Causby as Atlanta’s 2017 Cox Conserves Hero. Park Pride, Causby’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000. Causby was among the three finalists who were nominated by the public then chosen by local judging panels to compete in an online vote for the title of Atlanta’s Cox Conserves Hero.

Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center Host 5th Annual Bakersfield Recycles Day

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In conjunction with America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, AEG’s Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center hosted the 5th annual celebration of Bakersfield Recycles Day on Nov. 4.  Throughout the day, Bakersfield residents dropped off e-waste, household items, clothing and paper shredding for recycling in the South Arena Parking Lot. The collection drive generated more than 50,000 pounds of material, including 15,000 pounds of bulk waste.

SMCAA, Whirlpool Volunteers Team up to Fight Hunger

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR - With dozens of empty cardboard boxes in the corner of the warehouse, Gail Nuechterlein had one thing in mind.

How can she help?

Nuechterlein was among the 40 volunteers Thursday who spent a couple hours at the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency's warehouse in downtown Benton Harbor.

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