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Today’s employees want more than a paycheck. They want purpose. And consumers expect more than a product. They expect companies to take the lead in championing positive social change…  

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Durkan’s Camélia Rose Raises Awareness, Funds to Fight Breast Cancer through Specify for a Cure Program

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October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For centuries, both the rose and the camélia flower have been a symbol of longevity and purity — with the rose especially symbolic of love and passion. In the Victorian Era, when pink and red camélias were sent to someone, it meant that the recipient was the “flame” in the heart of the sender.

Walmart, Walmart Foundation, Sam’s Club and Foundation For The Carolinas Announce $2.5 million to Assist with Hurricane Michael Relief and Recovery

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading Michael relief efforts
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1.5 million of cash and in-kind support for relief and recovery. In addition, $1 million from the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund held at Foundation For The Carolinas will support Red Cross efforts for those most impacted in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.   

Best. Year. Ever: Albertsons Companies Customers Set New Record in 5th Annual Hunger Is Campaign

Results bring total fundraising to $30.2 million — enough to provide 77 million breakfasts to kids in need
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BOISE, Idaho,  October 11, 2018 /3BL Media -- Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation announced today that, through the generous donations of customers, the Hunger Is fundraiser to fight childhood hunger in America raised a record $7.2 million in just 30 days. 
 
The 2018 campaign, which engaged communities to support their most vulnerable citizens, raised enough to provide 22 million breakfasts for kids in the 2,300+ communities in which Albertsons Companies operates.
  

Subaru Share the Love® Event Returns for Its Eleventh Consecutive Year in 2018

2018 National Charitable Partners Include ASPCA®, Make-A-Wish®, Meals on Wheels America® and National Park Foundation
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CAMDEN, N.J., October 10, 2018  /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the return of its annual Share the Love event in 2018. Eleven years running, this year’s Share the Love event marks the third consecutive year there will be no cap placed on the total donation from Subaru of America to its Share the Love charitable partners. At the culmination of this year, Subaru hopes to exceed a grand total of $140 million donated since Share the Love event started in 2007.

Arrow Electronics Employees in Canada Pedal Together for Heart and Stroke Research

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Halifax, Canada – Recently a team of energetic Arrow employees set out on a bicycle built for 30. The team pedaled in unison in the Halifax Big Bike Race in celebration of months of fundraising for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Big Bike Races, which take place across Canada, support critical research in the country’s universities and hospitals.

For Third Consecutive Year, Mohawk Cushions the Fight in All Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

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CALHOUN, Ga., October 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk continues its fight against breast cancer with its support of the Susan G. Komen® 3-Day Walk by donating more than 7,000 SmartCushion pads to comfort this year’s walkers and crew members. The company also hosts the “Mohawk Mile,” a bright pink carpeted footpath to the finish line filled with Mohawk residential and commercial team members, retail partners and customers urging walkers on to success.

We Are Only Half As Good As We Want to Be

Here are 3 things companies are doing about it this charitable season.
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Last year, we saw seismic shifts in the causes people supported as we also crossed the $400 billion giving mark for the first time. We saw more people and companies give more than ever before, which is heartening in what has felt like a time of tension, crisis and unprecedented natural and “man-made” disasters.

Yet despite these seemingly huge numbers, most Americans are only half as charitable as they intend. 

JetBlue's Tenth Annual ‘Swing for Good' Golf Classic and Fundraising Campaign to Raise Much Needed Funds for Three Youth-Focused Non-Profits

Customers and crewmembers can join in and ‘Bid for Good’ for one-of-a-kind experiences benefiting charitable partners – Feeding Children Everywhere, Together We Rise and the JetBlue Foundation
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NEW YORK, October 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today launched its tenth annual Swing for Good Golf Classic and fundraising campaign at Bethpage State Golf Course in Bethpage, N.Y. Since its inception in 2008, JetBlue's Swing for Good initiative has raised more than $6.1 million for a variety of youth and education focused charitable organizations.

Benevity Releases Annual Trend Data on Top Causes Supported by Companies and Their People

Donations to Human Rights Organizations and Crisis Relief Are the “New Normal”
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CALGARY, Canada, September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/  Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced its annual trend data on the “Top Ten Causes” that have been supported by Benevity clients and their people this year to date, as well as the shifts in top donation recipients between 2015 and 2018.

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