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Hāna Health: Connecting the Dots Between Local Food and Healthy Lifestyles

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From Maui’s main population center of Kahului, drive east along the island’s rugged northeastern coastline for about two hours, crossing over 40 one-lane bridges, and you’ll find the remote town of Hāna. Its pristine beaches and traditional village culture make Hāna one of Hawaii’s most unspoiled gems. But seclusion sometimes brings challenges: like in the mid-1990s, when Hāna’s state-run medical center ran out of money and planned to shut down, leaving the community without access to healthcare.  

City Year, Aramark Extend Partnership and Commitment to Service and Volunteerism

City Year Helps Mobilize Aramark Volunteers for first annual Global Volunteer Day
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BOSTONMarch 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - City Year and global professional services company Aramark (Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) today announced they will extend their partnership for an additional two years, with a focus on encouraging civic service and volunteerism.

Global Volunteer Day Photos - Nashville

Aramark Global Volunteer Day encouraged healthy lifestyles for children in Nashville, TN.
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On March 19, Aramark extended its health and wellness commitment, Healthy For Life™, into underserved communities, including Nashville, during the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day. In Nashville, more than 125 employees partnered with the Martha O’Bryan Center to help provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education and active play and physical activity spaces. 

Benjamin Moore Empowers Students to Achieve College and Career Goals

Benjamin Moore employees mentor Publicolor students and revitalize schools through paint in Brooklyn, Bronx, Harlem and Manhattan
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March 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Recognizing the importance of preparing high school students to succeed in college and tomorrow’s workforce, employee volunteers from premium paint maker Benjamin Moore & Co. mentored high school students in the Bronx while painting and rehabilitating IS 80 on Saturday, March 22.

Working to Speed the Discovery of New TB Medicines

By David Marbaugh
Blog

In advance of World TB Day, I had the opportunity to travel to Seattle, Washington, to learn more about our partnership with the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), one of our primary partners in the search for new TB medicines. 

While it rained – it was Seattle, right? – the day was enlightening in many ways. 

Healthy Habits of Companies that Make a Difference

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By: Jason Leiker, Assistant Vice President, AT&T Community Engagement

Unleashing our human potential...that’s one of the things we strive to do every day at AT&T, whether it’s providing innovative products and services to our customers or helping our employees serve their communities.  I am continuously inspired by our approximately 243,000 employees, who every day are using their unique skills and passions to make a real, positive impact one person and one neighborhood at a time.

Global Volunteer Day Photos - Miami

Aramark employees joined Branches community center in North Miami on March 19 for first annual Global Volunteer Day.
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On March 19, Aramark extended its health and wellness platform, Healthy for Life™, into Miami for the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day. More than 75 Miami-area employees joined Branches community center in North Miami in an effort to provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education and active play and physical activity spaces. 

Thinking about World Water Day

By Maggie Cole, Global Supply Chain Sustainability Lead, Monsanto
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Did you know that a running faucet typically uses three gallons of water per minute? Moreover, did you know that agriculture uses 70 percent of the world’s fresh water supply? As we prepare to recognize World Water Day tomorrow, it’s important for Monsanto and its employees to think about all the ways we can be better water stewards at home and in the workplace.

Global Volunteer Day Photos - Los Angeles

Aramark partners with The Salvation Army in Van Nuys, CA for first annual Global Volunteer Day
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Aramark extended its health and wellness platform and commitment, Healthy For Life™, into Los Angeles, CA during the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day on March 19.

KFC Encourages Customers to Ditch the Salt

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KFC has launched a national initiative in support of World Salt Awareness Week, and it encourages Australians to reduce their salt intake when they visit the chicken chain's restaurants and drive-thru outlets.

From 10 to 16 March KFC staff will wear special uniforms to promote the cause, including a t-shirt that reads “ask me for unsalted chips!”

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