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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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Marines and Veterans Ride Waves to Reconditioning With Their Families at Del Mar Beach

UnitedHealthcare supports The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation’s Ocean Therapy program for Recovering Service Members, Veterans and their families.
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March 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Injured Marines, veterans and their families took to the waves at Del Mar Beach at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base this morning as part of a special reconditioning program to help them heal from their wounds.

Global Volunteer Day - Chicago

Aramark and Casa Central in Chicago partnered for Global Volunteer Day to improve local children's health and wellness.
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Recognizing the health and wellness issues faced by children around the world, Aramark extended its health and wellness platform and commitment, Healthy For Life™, into underserved communities on March 19 for the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day. At Casa Central in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, more than 150 Chicagoland employees joined colleagues in an effort to provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education and active play and physical activity spaces. 

Global Volunteer Day Photos - New York

Aramark volunteers inspire children in Queens to live healthy lives.
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For Aramark's inaugural Global Volunteer Day on March 19, the company extended its health and wellness platform and commitment, Healthy For Life™, into Queens, NY where more than 100 New York-area employees partnered with Sunnyside Community Services, a member center of United Neighborhood Houses of New York (UNHNY), in an effort to provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education, active play and physical activity spaces. Aramark established a Healthy for Life™ Zone that will be a year-round hub of health and wellness education and awar

UnitedHealthcare and CBS EcoMedia Renovate Volunteers of America Southwest’s Hawley Veterans Services Center

Enhancing wellness for homeless veterans with disabilities – project beautifies landscape, enhances comfort and improves energy efficiency
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March 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - UnitedHealthcare employee volunteers today completed a landscape-beautification project at the Hawley Veterans Services Center and helped renovate the facility that serves San Diego-area homeless, disabled veterans.

Finding the "Missed 3 Million" TB Cases

By David Marbaugh
Blog

Next Monday, March 24, is World TB Day, a time when the global health community focuses much-needed attention on a deadly airborne disease that is thriving in some of world’s poorest places. This year, the World Health Organization and Stop TB Partnership are calling attention to the three million people living with TB who are “missed” by health systems -- families mired in poverty, refugees, migrant workers and many others. These people don’t receive the care they need and continue to spread TB unchecked.

Global Volunteer Day Photos - Boston

Aramark volunteers in Boston create health and wellness hub at Curley Community Center
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Aramark extended its health and wellness commitment, Healthy For Life™ into Boston on Wednesday, March 19 as part of the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day. More than 125 local employees volunteered to provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutrition education and active play and physical activity spaces. In partnership with the Curley Community Center, a member of the Boston Centers for Youth and Families, Aramark established a Healthy for Life™ Zone that will be a year-round hub for health and wellness education and awareness.

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