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Smithfield Foods Donates Nearly 40,000 Pounds of Protein to FeedMore WNY

Tops Markets Joins the 30th Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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BUFFALO, N.Y., June 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Tops Friendly Markets joined forces to donate nearly 40,000 pounds of protein to FeedMore WNY. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

“They Needed to Feel Loved”: How One Nurse Revolutionized Patient Care During the AIDS Crisis

By Cliff Morrison, as told to Brooke Porter Katz
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In the early 1980s, Cliff Morrison did what no other San Francisco General Hospital staff member had the guts to do: come up with a humane way to treat and care for AIDS patients. We sat down with him to learn more about the life-changing initiative—and how the legacy of Ward 5B lives on.

The human touch.

It seems like such a simple thing, but for San Francisco General Hospital nurses and doctors in the early 1980s, putting their hands on patients suffering from what was known at the time as “gay cancer” was unthinkable.

My Special Aflac Duck® Makes Landing at CHOC Children's Hospital, Patients Receive Robotic Duck Designed to Help Them Cope with Cancer

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ORANGE, Calif., June 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, delivered My Special Aflac Ducks to patients at CHOC Children's Hospital. My Special Aflac Duck, designed by Sproutel, is a social robot that uses medical play, lifelike movement, and emotions to engage and help comfort kids during cancer treatment.

Bacardi Limited's Rick Wilson Appointed Vice Chairman of Responsibility.org Board

Funded by America's leading distillers, Responsibility.org leads the fight against drunk driving & underage drinking
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Rick Wilson, Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Bacardi Limited, will serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Responsibility.org.

Responsibility.org is a national not-for-profit that aims to eliminate drunk driving and work with others to end all impaired driving, eliminate underage drinking, and empowers adults to make a lifetime of responsible alcohol choices as part of a balanced lifestyle.

The Movement Towards Natural & Organic Food and Healthy Lifestyles

Sales of Natural and Organic Products Outpace Conventional Food and Beverage as Consumers Get the Message About the Relationship Between Diet and Health
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by Steven Hoffman, Managing Director, Compass Natural 

Consumer demand for healthier products continues to grow. With concerns ranging from the cost of healthcare to the effects of food and agriculture on climate change, consumers of all ages are opting for natural, organic and functional foods and beverages, nutritional supplements, natural medicines and other eco-friendly products from mission-based companies that share their values and address their concerns.

Wells Fargo to Donate $1 Billion to Address Housing Affordability Crisis

New philanthropic strategy to benefit underserved communities through housing, financial health and small business programs; $20 million challenge grant aims to accelerate solutions for U.S. housing needs
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo today announced an evolution of its philanthropic strategy to help address three critical issues affecting underserved communities: housing affordability, financial health and small business growth.

VIDEO | Worker Safety

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The health and safety of Smithfield Foods’ employees is a core value, and the company is constantly working to better its safety performance by engaging all employees in its safety management programs.

VIDEO | Clean Labels

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People are paying closer attention than ever to what goes into their food. That’s why Smithfield Foods provides clean label options that have easy-to-understand ingredients.

Why Sustainability Makes Business Sense

By Huub Savelkouls, Chief Sustainability Officer for Philip Morris International
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For Philip Morris International, sustainability and business transformation are two imperatives that go hand in hand

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For Philip Morris International, sustainability and business transformation are two imperatives that go hand in hand

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