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Mohawk and Priority Contracting Participate in, Win Charity Hockey Tournament Supporting Ontario-Based Cam's Kids

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Mohawk Group associates recently braved the bitter Canadian cold to participate in the 4th Annual Cam’s Cup Pond Hockey Tournament in Uxbridge, Ontario. Partnering with Toronto-based Priority Contracting, Mohawk Group emerged undefeated from the 20 teams represented to win the entire tournament once again. Representing Mohawk Group were account executives Derek Young and Stephen Robinson, supported by account executive George Scott and RVP sales Richard Mercey. The tournament collectively raised approximately CA$40,000 for Cam’s

FCA Community: Teaching Boys to Break Free From the Hashtag and Take Action

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The old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child.

Unfortunately, Carlton Honey did not have a village growing up. His father worked four jobs and his mother was quite ill, and he made some poor decisions.

A pastor and father to three now, Carlton spends his spare time building a village around boys who have behavioral issues. As a leader in Beyond Hashtags, an afterschool program designed to inspire, motivate and change the lives of young men, Carlton works to equip them with strong life skills through transparent leadership.

Students Top Off Energy-Efficient Experience With Pizzas

SCE’s Foodservice Technology Center recently hosted students from Chino and Chino Hills High Schools for a course in maximizing kitchen space.
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Students from Chino High School and Chino Hills High School may not have felt like they were in a classroom, especially since they got to make their own pizzas and eat them afterward.

But that’s exactly what they got: a lesson in energy-efficiency and maximizing the space in your kitchen.

These culinary students recently toured Southern California Edison’s Foodservice Technology Center and learned about the latest in energy-efficient kitchen equipment, including induction ranges, steamers and rapid cook ovens.

Technology Can Help Us End the Scourge of Modern Slavery. Here's How

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Modern slavery: it’s a strange term.

The word 'modern' generally has positive connotations. It’s up-to-date. Recent. Fresh. Cutting-edge.

Juxtapose that with the word 'slavery'. A most outdated concept. Captivity. Bondage. Oppression and repression. In the 21st century, slavery is surely something that only crazed individuals or dictators could possibly countenance.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 35,000 Pounds of Protein to the Tarrant Area Food Bank

Kroger and NASCAR Driver Aric Almirola Join the Ninth Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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FORT WORTH, Texas, April 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger have joined forces to donate more than more than 35,000 pounds of protein to Tarrant Area Food Bank. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour.

Sustainability Reporting Helps Build Community Ties

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Small changes can go a long way, as the largest non-banking financial institution in Bangladesh, IDLC, has seen through its community outreach projects. Giving back to the community has by now become anchored in the values not only for staff, but also for the users of IDLC’s services.

The UPS Foundation Mobilizes Its Disaster Relief Network by Land, Sea and Air to Support Cyclone and Flooding Relief Efforts

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·         The UPS Foundation is coordinating with United Nations partners to speed food and supplies to impacted communities in Mozambique and Malawi

·         Efforts continue in collaboration with relief organizations to provide safe shelter, food and relief supplies to victims of the recent tornados and floods in the U.S. Midwest

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·         The UPS Foundation is coordinating with United Nations partners to speed food and supplies to impacted communities in Mozambique and Malawi

·         Efforts continue in collaboration with relief organizations to provide safe shelter, food and relief supplies to victims of the recent tornados and floods in the U.S. Midwest

Help JetBlue ‘GreenUp®’ Your Local Community with Grants for Local Environmental Non-Profits

During Earth Month, customers can nominate their favorite environmental-focused nonprofits to receive ‘GreenUp’ grants and enter for a chance to receive free carbon offsets
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NEW YORK, April 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today launched its annual “GreenUp” campaign which highlights the airline’s commitment to local environments. In celebration of Earth Month, JetBlue is empowering its customers to educate themselves, and join the airline in donating and volunteering with non-profits working to preserve natural spaces.

Ten Tips to Celebrate Keep America Beautiful Month

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It’s April – and that means it’s Keep America Beautiful® Month!

You don’t have to wait until Earth Day to join us and our more than 600 state and community-based affiliates, local partners, businesses, public officials and millions of volunteers to celebrate Keep America Beautiful Month.

Here are 10 ways to #DoBeautifulThings and help Keep America Beautiful fulfill a vision in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live this month and every month:

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 18 - Greg Baldwin, VolunteerMatch

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In this episode of Pro Bono Perspectives, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and VolunteerMatch CEO Greg Baldwin reflect on the advantages and challenges of living in an age of unprecedented volunteering opportunities. Greg reveals how VolunteerMatch is taking strategic risks in order to stay competitive in the digital age and elevate the value of service experiences, both for volunteers and the organizations they support.

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