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Aflac CEO Meets His Match With Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® Tough Questions Program

Dan Amos faces 11-year-old cancer survivor Chloe Davison in ‘hard-hitting’ interview
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COLUMBUS, Ga., November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In what he describes – tongue firmly in cheek – as “one of the toughest interviews I’ve ever done,” Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos, the second longest tenured CEO in the Fortune 200 and four-time recipient of the Harvard Business Review’s recognition as one of the 100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World, recently sat down at the company’s headquarters in Columbus, Georgia, for an interview with 11-year-old cancer survivor Chloe Davison of Grants Pass,

Introducing Sysco Simply: A Platform Dedicated to Health and Well-Being Food Solutions

Making the Choice Simple. Sysco Simply.
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HOUSTON, November 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today the launch of Sysco Simply, a platform designed to enable our customers to accommodate the growing consumer demand for varied dietary and lifestyle choices. Based on customer insights, feedback and industry trends, the first focus area of Sysco Simply is plant-forward dining; including vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian and plant-based protein products.

Kite Employees Assemble Care Packages for Families Affected by Cancer

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Last week, our Kite employees volunteered at Family Reach, assembling 400 care packages for families affected by cancer.

Family Reach is a non-profit organization that works with 300 hospitals and cancer centers nationwide to support families who are battling cancer through financial aid and education.

Click here to learn more about Family Reach's mission.

Read more about Gilead's commitment to supporting communities.

Durkan Rolls Out the Pink Carpet for Susan G. Komen with Specify for a Cure

Durkan’s New Camélia Rose Carpet Collection Signifies Love and Hope
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What are we loving right now? Our new Camélia Rose broadloom carpet collection – inspired by love, enhanced with patented technology, and designated to help find a cure.

Behind the Scenes VIDEO | Healthy Environments Flooring Collection for Healthcare Interiors

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Mohawk Group's award-winning Healthy Environments collection is inspired by the alluring, soothing colors and textures of species native to the desert Southwest. In addition to their natural beauty, the innate hardiness of these plants provides a paradigm for perseverance through difficult challenges and environments. Drawing inspiration from these plants and biophilic design, the Healthy Environments collection was created to advance healing and productivity in healthcare interiors.

Gildan Supports Sarah’s Fund for Cedars to Help the Montreal Children’s Hospital Care for Young Cancer Patients

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Gildan is proud once again be a Gold level sponsor for the Splash & Dash event, raising funds for  Sarah’s Fund for Cedars, a local Montreal charity dedicated to supporting the needs of the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology patients and their families at the Montreal Children’s Hospital.

Humana Foundation Invests $1.84 Million to Address Social Determinants of Health in Knoxville and Jacksonville

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The Humana Foundation is investing $1.84 million to address social determinants of health in two communities – Knoxville, Tenn., and Jacksonville, Fla.

In Knoxville, the Humana Foundation will invest $1,020,000 in the Truck2Table pilot program and is partnering with InterFaith Health Clinic and Catapult 4D to address East Tennessee health barriers.

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

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October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

About 50 Percent of Cancer Deaths Are Preventable. Here’s How We Can Stop Cancer Before It Starts!®

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The number of new cancer diagnoses is increasing. In 2018, more than 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer – that’s 46,570 more cases than in 2017. This increase in diagnoses is proof that prevention and early detection are more critical now than ever. And research shows that up to 50 percent of cancer cases and about 50 percent of cancer deaths are preventable with the knowledge we have today.

Corporate Giving Increased for a Third Consecutive Year, up 15% Since 2015

Industry-leading corporate social investment survey of 252 companies confirms business’ commitment to stakeholder needs
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NEW YORK, October 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ — In the largest, most robust, industry-leading, and internationally-recognized research of corporate social investment, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2018 Edition report that leading corporations are intensifying efforts to meet key societal needs around the world.

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