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How Republic Services is Fighting Food Waste – and Hunger

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Most people know Republic Services for the big blue trucks that collect trash throughout their neighborhood. But we don’t just deliver garbage to the local landfill, we also work to keep some things out – such as perfectly edible food.

Supermarkets and restaurants often are left with food that’s beyond the “sell by” date but is still safe for consumption. At the same time, hunger is at epidemic proportions in the U.S., affecting one in six Americans. 

So our team got to thinking . . . how could we help get that extra food to those in need? 

AEG Raises More Than $60,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Through Company-Sponsored Nautica Malibu Triathlon Team

AEG employees competed for third-straight year in triathlon’s Entertainment Industry Challenge
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September 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In a combined effort to advance its employees’ health and well-being and continue its longstanding support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), AEG – the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company – raised more than $60,000 for CHLA through its involvement with the Nautica Malibu Triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 16 in Malibu, Calif.

Aramark Volunteers in Boston Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families at Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Aramark celebrates 10-years of helping underserved communities and the five year anniversary of the company’s global day of service, Aramark Building Community Day
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BOSTON, September 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – More than 100 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members will volunteer their time at Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation, to bring health and wellness education to community members.

Aramark Volunteers in Toronto Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families at Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Aramark celebrates 10-years of helping underserved communities and the five year anniversary of the company’s global day of service, Aramark Building Community Day
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TORONTO, September 20, 2018 /3BL Media/  More than 100 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members volunteered their time at Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre, to bring health and wellness education to community members. These volunteers join more than 12,000 Aramark team members, in 15 counties, who are also volunteering at 400 service projects across the globe, during Aramark’s annual day of community service, Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Extends Partnership With Armed Services YMCA To Help End Childhood Hunger

$100,000 grant from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation will support child development and food insecurity programs at two ASYMCA locations
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GAITHERSBURG, Md.,  September 19, 2018 /3BLMedia/ — Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that it is extending its partnership with the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) and providing a $100,000 grant to improve access to nutritious food to help end childhood hunger.  The organizations will continue to work together to support the military community by helping to reduce food insecurity among military families.  With the generosity of organizations like Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, ASYMCA can help stop military family hunger through programs and services supporting young, low-income mil

UK Team Completes Pingpongathon to Support Children's Hospital

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The Legg Mason UK Sales Team recently participated in another unique and successful event organized in support of ​CASCAID​​, a UK-based organization that is uniting asset managers around the cause of raising funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital, a children's hospital to help them build their new Cardiac Catheter theatre.​ 

Xylem Volunteers Join iHeart Radio in a Water Donation Drive to Help Victims of Hurricane Florence

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Hurricane Florence is causing vast devastation in the U.S. South East and Mid-Atlantic regions of North and South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Maryland. Xylem joined forces with iHeart Radio to donate water to support disaster relief efforts. Nine employees in Atlanta, GA spent two days collecting, loading, and delivering cases of water to those affected by Florence. Xylem encouraged customers and channel partners to support the drive, by either donating items or volunteering, which spanned from Monday, September 17 to Tuesday, September 18.

Canadian Link to the Social Value Network Launches

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Join the discussion!

We asked more than 750 evaluators, project leaders, analysts and investors about what they wanted in a Canadian social impact hub. 

Join us on October 4 to share your views and hear ideas of others.

Join the international social value conversation through involvement in Social Value Canada.

When: October 4, 2018

Time: 10 AM PST / 11 AM MST / 1 PM EST / 2 PM AST

Register: svc@socialvalue-canada.org

Aligning Community Support With Nonprofit Needs When Disaster Strikes

How workplace giving works in tandem with disaster relief funds
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When natural disasters and inclement weather shut down entire cities and states, an outpouring of support in the form of financial donations and disaster relief supply drives from people far and wide never fails to follow.

That type of community support plays an integral role in helping nonprofits fulfill their mission, but there is another vital component that is often overlooked: existing, sustainable support from donors and community partners.

Timberland Global Leadership Team Cooks and Serves Meals to Support Local Homeless Organization

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Timberland’s Global Leadership Team recently cooked and served dinner to 75 residents of Cross Roads House, non-profit organization that supports community members who are experiencing – or have recently experienced -- homelessness. The team, which had convened at the outdoor lifestyle brand’s global headquarters in Stratham NH for a strategy meeting, dedicated the afternoon to serve the local community together.

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