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Aflac Agent Nick Wagner on Living with a Sense of Purpose

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Giving back to the community is important to Nick Wagner, who's been an Aflac independent sales agent for 18 years. Working at Aflac gives Nick the flexibility he needs to ensure that he's giving back how and when he wants. "Aflac gives me the opportunity to help people and make a lifestyle out of doing that." says Nick, "It's one thing to give money to a cause, and it's another thing to become a part of the cause. When there's a need in the community, I can take time away from what I'm doing with Aflac to go volunteer my time."

Employees Drive Spirit of Volunteerism on Comcast Cares Day and All Year Round

By David L. Cohen
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Throughout the last several weeks, thousands of volunteers have given their time and energy to participate in service projects in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the globe.  Those efforts were part of the lead up to today’s companywide celebration of Comcast Cares Day, one of the largest corporate commitments to volunteerism and service in America.

Partners in Purpose: Alliance Data Transforms Food Bank Operations

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The Roadrunner Food Bank serves the entire state of New Mexico. But with 16% of the state being food insecure, and 33% of the food insecure living in rural populations, the food bank needed a way to better serve those in need.
 

Bloomberg News, Washington Post Join One Free Press Coalition

By: Gerry Smith, Bloomberg
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Over a dozen news outlets, including Bloomberg News, BuzzFeed and the Washington Post, have joined a coalition that’s raising awareness about press freedom worldwide.

Read more on bloomberg.com

Pepsico Funded Job Resource Center for Homeless Women Officially Opens at South Bronx Shelter

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PURCHASE, N.Y., May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Last week, PepsiCo employees hosted a workshop for women living in Win’s (formerly Women in Need) South Bronx shelter to help them with resume writing, interviewing and other job search skills. The workshop was held in a new job resource center at the site, which was funded by the PepsiCo Foundation. The Foundation’s grant enabled Win to purchase new computers, hire job specialists and create a dedicated space for residents to focus on finding employment.

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates 18th Annual Comcast Cares Day

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PHILADELPHIA, May 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ On Saturday, May 4th, more than 100,000 Comcast, NBCUniversal – and for the first time Sky – employees will come together with their friends, family members, and nonprofit partners to “make change happen” as part of the 18th annual Comcast Cares Day.

The tradition celebrates the company’s year-round commitment to volunteerism and service in communities across the country and around the world.

Sands Cares Donates $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center

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Las Vegas Sands’ global corporate giving program, Sands Cares, donated $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center to provide 1,807 nights of shelter for at-risk youth, and the opportunity to name five rooms on the first floor of the center after Sands Cares.

Recognizing and Honoring the Sacrifices of Firefighters

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Firefighters selflessly dedicate their time to protecting our lives and property, and sometimes they make the ultimate sacrifice while risking their lives to save others.

On May 4th – International Firefighters’ Day – we invite you to recognize and honor the sacrifices that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible, and to thank current and past firefighters for their contributions.

Las Vegas Sands Recognizes Recipients of Adelson Citizenship Award: 2019

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Las Vegas Sands announced the 12 recipients of The Mr. Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares. The award was established through Sands Cares, the company’s corporate giving program, to recognize team members across all regions who have demonstrated a dedication to giving back to their local communities and important causes.  The award was created to honor the Adelson family’s long-term commitment to philanthropy and the legacy of giving that they have instilled in the company.

Bridgestone Group Awards 2019 Recognizes the Best Global Projects

During the ceremony, the Group acknowledges the best Socially Responsible Projects
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TOKYO, May 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Corporation announced the winners of the "Bridgestone Group Awards 2019" at a ceremony held on March 27, 2019.

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