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Keep America Beautiful Goose Island Migration Week Partnership Kicks Off in New York City, Philadelphia

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, GrowNYC Partner on Beautification Volunteer Events
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Goose Island Beer Company stopped by New York City on July 29 and Philadelphia on Aug. 5 as part of its Migration Week Tour, which brings the popular Goose Island craft beer to more than 25 cities across the country and throughout the world, encouraging friends and patrons to meet their brewers and enjoy their beers. During five of the week-long tour stops, Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partners are conducting community improvement volunteer events.

Creating a Better Tomorrow for Back-to-School Students

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Over 200 employees from the finance team at Arrow Electronics' Denver-area headquarters recently stepped away from their desks and into the halls of College View Elementary School, where they dedicated an entire day to making the school a more vibrant and welcoming place for the nearly 500 students who will return to its classrooms and playgrounds this fall.

Timberland Marks 25 Years of Path of Service™ Employee Volunteer Program with a Season of Service Celebrated Around the World

Thousands of employees, partners and consumers invited to come together throughout the fall to support and strengthen local communities
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STRATHAM, N.H., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland celebrates the 25th anniversary of its award-winning Path of Service™ program by kicking off a season of volunteer events around the globe. The events will reinforce the brand’s commitment to be Earthkeepers by working to protect and restore the outdoors and support the communities where it does business.

‘Company Culture’ Doesn’t Happen Inside an Office Building

This August, #NestleCares day is getting hands-on with thousands of employees across more than 100 communities
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by Paul Grimwood, Chairman & CEO of Nestlé USA

What does it really mean for a company to be a member of the community? Nestlé has been part of communities in the U.S. for more than 100 years, and we’re now proud to be part of 120 hometowns in 47 states. On August 10, thousands of our employees will get hands-on in those communities, leading projects from cleaning up rivers and parks to cooking food at local shelters to gathering school supplies for elementary school students in our neighborhoods.

Comcast NBCUniversal Interns Make Change Happen at Food Share Program

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Comcast Cares Day takes place every April, but summer interns wanted to make change happen, too. Many of the nearly 140 interns and co-ops working in Comcast’s Philadelphia headquarters spent a recent afternoon volunteering at Share Food Program, a Philadelphia nonprofit with a mission of providing fresh produce to communities in need. The intern volunteers broke out into teams to paint the facility, plant flowers, and package food for Philadelphia residents. At the end of the day, more than 800 boxes of food were packed and ready to be distributed.

GM Helps Accelerate Resident-Led Community Transformation Plan

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General Motors, The Skillman Foundation and the Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance are collaborating to revitalize and strengthen the Cody Rouge community in Detroit. The groups will amplify collective strengths and capital – both human and financial – to achieve measureable positive change in the neighborhood, which recently announced a strategic, resident-led transformation plan.

GM will invest $225,000 to three nonprofits to support classroom readiness, sustainable employment and neighborhood revitalization, an approach aligning with GM’s social impact strategy for Detroit.

Xylem Volunteers Participate in a “Run 4 Water” in Veterans Park, Milwaukee

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Two Xylem offices partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee chapter of Engineers Without Borders to raise funds and awareness of water issues at the “Run 4 Water” on April 30, 2017. Participants ran, walked or volunteered to assist during a 5K while carrying buckets of water to symbolize the distance that women and children around the world must travel to access water.

Las Vegas Sands and Clean the World Launch Mobile Shower Program to Aid Homeless

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Las Vegas Sands and Clean the World have announced a first-of-its-kind service in Las Vegas to help homeless people.  The Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers Powered by Clean the World is a traveling hygiene unit that visits locations serving the homeless to provide showers, hygiene supplies and other resources.

Consumers Energy Kicks Off Local National Night Out Activities to Prevent Crime; Promote Community Safety

Event Features Media, Government and Law Enforcement Leaders
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Fighting back against crime and promoting safer communities is the focus of statewide activities today involving Consumers Energy, local government leaders and law enforcement.

A 5:30 a.m. promotional event at Consumers Energy’s office, 4000 Clay Ave. SW, Wyoming, kicked off activities across Michigan in support of the 34th Annual National Night Out.

National Night Out, a year-long community building campaign, is designed to:

Meet 4 SCA Fellows Helping Us Bring Stewardship to Life

Nestlé is partnering with Student Conservation Association for the #NestleCares Day of Volunteering and these fellows are making it happen
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On August 10, we’re celebrating #NestléCares: a national day of volunteering with thousands of volunteers in Nestlé’s 120 U.S. hometowns. Nestlé and the Student Conservation Association are teaming up, to promote water stewardship, sustainability, and environmental conservation with 9 flagship events supported by these four inspiring SCA community engagement fellows:

Kevin Borja: Urban Designer on Randall’s Island wetlands

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