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Price Chopper Feeds Children in Need

Innovative partnership will feed 50 children at local Hartford school over the weekend for three years
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HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Price Chopper has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. to fund weekend meals for Hartford-area children through Blessings in a Backpack.

Australian Billionaire Challenges Nintendo on Conflict Minerals

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Andrew Forrest, philanthropist and mining billionaire addressed a long standing issue with  the Japanese gaming tycoon Nintendo on ethical mining regarding Conflict Minerals. The raw materials have accounted for extreme conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hence the name, as guerilla groups execute sexual terrorism, recruitment of child soldiers and death by the millions.  The grave human rights abuses have raised the attention of what Conflict Minerals are and what their role is in industry supply chains.

Deloitte Continues its Support of tranSMART Foundation as Gold-level Sponsor and Will Join Board of Directors

Deloitte hosting tranSMART International Developers Conference Feb. 5-7 in Newton, MA.
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NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Deloitte has announced the gold-level sponsorship of the tranSMART Foundation.  As a part of Deloitte's sponsorship, Brett Davis, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, will join the Foundation's board of directors. 

Brands with Highest Community Investment Scores Announced

Second Annual SPONSORIUM Awards Acknowledges Companies like ASICS, AT&T, Western Union, Active in Community Investment and Sponsorship
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Second SPONSORIUM Awards Honors Brands with Highest Sponsorship and Community Investment Performance

Awards Program Acknowledges Companies Such as ASICS, AT&T and Western Union, Active in Sponsorship and Community Investment

 
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Second SPONSORIUM Awards Honors Brands with Highest Sponsorship and Community Investment Performance

Awards Program Acknowledges Companies Such as ASICS, AT&T and Western Union, Active in Sponsorship and Community Investment

 

CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco at all CVS/pharmacy Locations

Decision underscores CVS Caremark's role in the evolving health care marketplace; Company pledges to help millions of Americans quit smoking through robust national campaign
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 05, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it will stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy stores across the U.S. by October 1, 2014, making CVS/pharmacy the first national pharmacy chain to take this step in support of the health and well-being of its patients and customers.

Southwest Makes Travel One Less Burden For Patients By Providing More Than $2.8 Million In Free Flights Through Medical Transportation Grant Program

Nearly 100 Hospitals and Medical Organizations Impacted in 2014
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DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 73 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations from across the nation have been selected for the Southwest Airlines 2014 Medical Transportation Grant Program, with the total impact touching 99 facilities.

Holland America Line Honors World Cancer Day With On Deck For A Cause Fundraising Walks

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SEATTLE, Feb. 4, 2014 -- As a part of its ongoing cancer research fundraising and awareness program, Holland America Line will hold On Deck for a Cause events this week across its fleet of 15 ships in support of World Cancer Day. From Australia and Antarctica to the Indian Ocean and Caribbean, guests and crew around the world will gather on deck to make the walk amid glaciers, palm trees and the Panama Canal.

JK Group Reveals How Corporate Giving Improves Employee Engagement in New White Paper

An Effective Philanthropic Campaign Is Crucial to Attracting and Retaining Talent and Creating a Rewarding Work Environment
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PLAINSBORO, N.J., February 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JK Group, the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today announced the release of its latest white paper, “Building Employee Engagement through Corporate Giving Programs.” Available for complimentary download, the white paper addresses the challenges and benefits of employee engagement, while offering strategies for spurring employee

GM Foundation Donates $400,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute

Cadillac is Host Sponsor for dinner to raise money for chemotherapy unit renovation
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DETROIT, February 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The General Motors Foundation is donating $400,000 to support cancer research conducted by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The grant celebrates Karmanos’ 32ndAnnual Dinner and brings to nearly $7.3 million the combined contributions from the GM Foundation and GM over the last 17 years.

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