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Aide and Laura’s #GardenStory: Garden Transforms Sisters Into Nature-Loving Teenagers

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation is cultivating the health and well-being of the next-generation from the ground up. We’re supporting garden programs, like the one at La Bajada Youth Farm in Dallas, Texas, to connect more children to the life-enhancing benefits of gardens.

Starting January 2, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will support schools and nonprofit organizations across the country in bringing a garden to their community through our Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening.

Zinnia’s #GardenStory: Sharing Her Love of Fresh Food With Those in Need

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At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, we want more kids outside—with their hands in the dirt and their smiles bursting with joy. We want more kids to have the opportunity like Zinnia to experience the wonder of gardens.

That’s why we’re partnering with KidsGardening to support more youth garden programs nationwide. Starting January 2, schools and nonprofits from across the country are welcomed to apply for a Grassroot Grant to bring a garden to their community.

Abbott Launches New Digital Site to Share Updates on Sustainability and Social Impact

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Abbott recently launched a new digital site – Abbott.com/Responsibility  – to better communicate its work to deliver positive impact through sustainable business.

The new site includes engaging stories, videos and photos that show the positive human impact of Abbott’s work across its businesses and in partnership with others. You'll also find data, facts and graphics that demonstrate the company's progress in delivering strong economic, social and environmental results. A few examples:

Empowering Cancer Warriors Everywhere

The Need for LIVESTRONG's Work Is Greater Now More Than Ever.
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“With cancer survivorship expected to increase more than 35% over the next decade, the need for LIVESTRONG is greater now more than ever. Keep helping us fight the fight, the fight that impacts millions of lives each year. Together, we can and will change the way the world fights cancer.” – Greg Lee, LIVESTRONG President & CEO

Together, Let’s Defeat Alzheimer’s Disease

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Every 65 seconds, Alzheimer’s disease begins to destroy the brain of a loved one somewhere in America. That’s over 1,300 people per day. Right now, there’s no way to stop it from touching you or your loved ones.

At this moment, an estimated 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s, a number equal to the entire population of Denmark. Another 16 million, about a third of which are age 65 and older, are providing care to them.

Building Health and Wellness Into Healthcare Buildings

by Nicole Munoz; (Original Publication by Laboratory Equipment)
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by Nicole Muñoz, SCS Global Services

Since the medical care system first embraced health and wellness as a core business paradigm, hospitals, healthcare workers and patients alike have reaped the benefits. Healthcare workers have fewer sick days, reduced medical expenses and greater workplace satisfaction, leading to increased employee retention. 

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Astellas Brings Light to the Lives of Cancer Patients

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At Astellas, we are dedicated to supporting and improving the lives of those impacted by cancer. One of the ways we provide this support is by working with patient advocacy organizations, such as The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) – the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancers, including leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma.
 

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