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Impact at Work: Attracting Talent to Support Financial Education for California Youth

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In the spirit of service this MLK Day, we had the exciting opportunity to interview Amiko Foster of Youth Finance Institute of America (YFIA), a California-based nonprofit that provides personal finance education programs designed to teach finance life skills to youth in disadvantaged areas. 

Keep America Beautiful and Nestlé Waters North America Partner to Clean up National Parks During Government Shutdown

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STAMFORD, Conn., January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – As national parks face issues with unmanaged waste during the government shutdown, Keep America Beautiful, the largest community improvement organization in the United States, and Nestlé Waters North America, one of the leading beverage companies in North America, announced today that they are teaming up to help mobilize affiliate organizations and volunteers across the country to clean up these shared public spaces.

LA Kings Make Annual Team Visit to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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The LA Kings spent the afternoon at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) visiting patients and families alongside the LA Kings Ice Crew and team mascot Bailey on January 9, 2019.

The entire Kings roster spent the afternoon visiting patients’ rooms, signing autographs, taking photos, leading arts and crafts and playing ball hockey. The team visit was in conjunction with the Kings’ longstanding relationship with CHLA.

Activating Small-Holder Farmers for Personal and Environmental Change

How One Agricultural Training Ground is Changing Traditional Farming Methods Across Zambia
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Mr. Cipolo worked at an airport in Lusaka, Zambia for most of his adult career. In 1994, at the age of 50, he was suddenly laid off. He applied to other jobs in the city but no one wanted to hire him because of his age. Yet he still needed a full-time income to support his family. He tried farming, but after balancing his books at the end of first year, he found he was losing money.

Scout’s Vision: Tiny Home for Homeless Veteran

As part of his pursuit of the Eagle Scout rank, Boy Scout Tim Maron led a two-year effort to build a tiny home for a homeless military veteran — a project realized with the help of Wells Fargo.
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Step by step, teenager Tim Maron’s vision of home for a homeless military veteran has become reality in a resurgent, small-town neighborhood once infested with drugs and crime.

Today, that neighborhood is known for its clean streets and renovated homes, thanks to a local nonprofit, and most recently a modest tiny house project led by Maron, 17, a Boy Scout and budding young community leader in eastern Pennsylvania.

Healing wings

Financial Advisor Fritz Glasser of Wells Fargo Advisors flies patients to treatment appointments and more as a volunteer pilot for Angel Flight West.
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Cruising at 8,000 feet, Sandie LeBlanc took in the scenery below en route to Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California, for her lung-function testing.

For a moment, the sights freed her mind from the weight of health concerns.

“It’s so peaceful,” said LeBlanc, who suffers from lupus and is also a breast cancer survivor, “and I often forget about why I’m flying as I focus on all the beauty around me.”

Duke Energy Named to Black Enterprise’s “50 Best Companies for Diversity” list

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Black Enterprise Magazine has once again named Duke Energy to its “50 Best Companies for Diversity” list. The companies singled out for distinction demonstrated a significant commitment to diversity in four key areas: board of directors, employee base, senior management and supplier diversity.

The announcement reflects Duke Energy’s long-standing commitment to foster diversity in our workplace and communities, as well as with the suppliers and providers with whom we partner to serve our customers. Among the programs that Duke Energy offers to advance diversity and inclusion are:

A Newsworthy 2018 - Whirlpool Corporation

Major announcements, cause initiatives, sustainability and volunteerism among company's 2018 highlights
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Whirlpool Corporation welcomes 2019 with much excitement, but we're still taking time to reflect and celebrate the innovation, volunteerism, sustainability and news stories of 2018.

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The Arbor Day Foundation and Florida Forest Service Celebrate Florida Arbor Day with Tree Plantings and Distributions in Panama City and Marianna

Arbor Day Foundation’s Hurricane Tree Recovery Campaign will distribute free trees to residents in Panama City and Marianna
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PANAMA CITY, Fla., January 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation along with the Florida Forest Service, Verizon, FedEx, International Paper and Texas Roadhouse will kick-off Florida’s state Arbor Day with tree planting and distribution events on Friday, January 18 in Panama City and Marianna. The tree plantings and distributions are part of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Hurricane Tree Recovery campaign—a public and private partnership aimed at distributing free trees to residents in communities affected by recent hurricanes.

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