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Graduating Paradise Strong

Comcast volunteers help Paradise High School seniors graduate for the first ceremony since the devastating Camp Fire.
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By Philip Arndt

On Nov. 8, 2018, the town of Paradise witnessed the most destructive and devastating wildfire in California history. The lives of Paradise residents were changed forever when the Camp Fire decimated most of the town, destroying nearly 14,000 homes and numerous businesses and burning more than 150,000 acres.

Although much of the town was destroyed by the fire, a few structures remained, including Paradise High School. It became a symbol of the community – something the town needed, a marker in the sand that Paradise was here to stay.

Volunteers Help Build Homes for Low-income Veterans

SCE employees partner with the nonprofit Homes4Families to construct needed housing for vets.
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By Susan Cox

Neither thieves nor triple-digit temperatures could deter Southern California Edison employees and volunteers from their mission to help house veterans.

Orbis Delivers Sight to a Child in Jamaica

By Jason Baker
Article

When Trevorn was 8 years old, he found himself in the midst of an absolute living nightmare.

At his primary school in Jamaica, one of his classmates made a catapult that fired a pencil which struck Trevorn without warning, squarely in the eye. After two emergency surgeries the pencil was removed and the lens was replaced, but his vision was severely damaged.

ON Semiconductor Sponsors IEEE Empower a Billion Lives Competition

Press Release

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), energy efficient innovations, announced a sponsorship to IEEE Empower a Billion Lives (EBL), an interdisciplinary, biennial global competition to identify and promote innovative solutions to energy poverty. EBL seeks solutions from innovators of all backgrounds that leverage cutting-edge technologies and are designed to scale.

WSB’s AFLAC Cancer Center Careathon raises $1.7 million; 680/The Fan fans bring in $100K for Camp Twin Lakes

By Rodney Ho
Article

WSB radio listeners pledged $1.7 million for this year’s 19th annual AFLAC Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Careathon at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. It slightly exceeded last year’s pledge total of $1.697 million and fell just short of the record $1.75 million from 2017. 

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FedEx Announces Next Stage of its Global Community Engagement Program – FedEx Cares 50 by 50

Positively impacting 50 million people around the world by the company’s 50th anniversary
Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2019 — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is proud to announce the next stage of its global community engagement program – FedEx Cares 50 by 50, a new journey to deliver hope, change and new possibilities for 50 million people by the company’s 50th anniversary in 2023. FedEx launched the new strategy after exceeding its goal to invest $200 million in 200 global communities by 2020 six months early.

Behind the Wheel: Laying the Ground for a Bright Future

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CNH Industrial Australia’s business units and employees dedicated resources and time to supporting the Australian charity One Voice. Teams from CASE Construction Equipment and IVECO helped in preparing the ground for a new community that will welcome those on the margins of society to restore and rebuild their lives. Find out more in the latest Behind the Wheel webisode: cnhindustrial.com/onevoice_en

Press Release

CNH Industrial Australia’s business units and employees dedicated resources and time to supporting the Australian charity One Voice. Teams from CASE Construction Equipment and IVECO helped in preparing the ground for a new community that will welcome those on the margins of society to restore and rebuild their lives. Find out more in the latest Behind the Wheel webisode: cnhindustrial.com/onevoice_en

CASE Dealer Ina Store Supports Team Rubicon and Habitat for Humanity for Baldwin, Michigan Veterans’ Village

Press Release

July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ CASE Construction Equipment, the global construction equipment brand of CNH Industrial N.V. ((NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI)  dealer Ina Store supplied a compact track loader and grapple bucket to Team Rubicon for a land clearing project in Baldwin, Michigan.

The Legacy of the Refugee Olympic Team Rio 2016 Lives on Through the Olympic Refuge Foundation

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On World Refugee Day, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) figures stated that the number of forcibly displaced people continues to grow. The IOC, with its Olympic Refuge Foundation, is strongly committed to helping refugees and displaced populations through sport.

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On World Refugee Day, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) figures stated that the number of forcibly displaced people continues to grow. The IOC, with its Olympic Refuge Foundation, is strongly committed to helping refugees and displaced populations through sport.

Making Changes Heard Around the Pilbara

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Through our partnership with Telethon Speech & Hearing, we’ve helped to significantly reduce the number of harmful ear conditions among Aboriginal children, improving school readiness and engagement across the West Pilbara.

Since our partnership began in 2011, the number of Aboriginal children under the age of seven affected by middle ear diseases in the Pilbara has dropped from 51% to 33%, an outstanding milestone that has produced meaningful impact.

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