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IBM Named as 2015 Finalist for Corporate Citizenship Award by U.S. Chamber Foundation

Nominated for Best Corporate Steward – Large Business
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August 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named the finalists for the 2015 Corporate Citizenship Awards. For the 16th year, the awards will honor businesses and chambers of commerce from around the world for positive social and community initiatives. - See more at: https://3blmedia.com/News/US-Chamber-Foundation-Announces-Citizens-Award...

The Action Team – Oh, the People You Meet

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My name is Nora Burns, and I was an Action Team Captain at York High School in York, Maine before graduating last spring.  I initially joined the Action Team to discover volunteering opportunities in my community. I had already been volunteering for our local hospital, but I wanted to do more.

PT Freeport Indonesia, a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Provides Relief to Region Hurt by Drought

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September 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A hail storm and freezing temperatures from July 5-7 destroyed crops in Agandugume District and surrounding regions in Papua, Indonesia.

The damage to the vegetation crops caused a food crisis for 26 villages in three central highland regencies. In response to this situation, PT Freeport Indonesia provided logistical support and supplies as part of the relief mission.

A total of 4.4 tons of food as well as supplies were provided to deal with the natural disaster.

The James M. Cox Foundation Announces $500,000 Grant to Shepherd Center

Grant supports expansion of medical facilities and purchase of MRI equipment
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ATLANTA, August 13, 2015, /3BL Media/ – The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $500,000 grant to Shepherd Center, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this month. The grant will support a capital campaign to expand the organization’s lab and pharmacy, as well as help purchase new MRI equipment.

The new MRI equipment features a technology that is especially important for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, allowing doctors to identify brain lesions earlier.

Study: Which Crates and Carriers will Keep Your Pets Safe?

By Lindsay Deutsch
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Planning a summer road trip with your pet? An eye-opening series of tests hopes to clarify products to keep you and your furry friend safe.

Fund-Raising Fan Reaches Final Leg of Biking for Baseball Tour

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With just seven venues remaining, Matt Stoltz made the Major League Baseball Players Association’s office a pit stop on his 11,500-mile bike journey to see all 30 ballparks and raise money and awareness for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Milwaukee.

Stoltz’ family didn’t have a television when he was young, but he nurtured a love of baseball by listening to legendary Bob Uecker broadcast Brewers games on the radio and tossing the ball around with his brothers.

IBM and Covenant House: Lifetime Partners in Service to Homeless Youth

Guest Blog by Kevin Ryan, President and CEO of Covenant House
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For 43 years, Covenant House, the largest charity in the Americas serving homeless, runaway and trafficked young people, has been an organization of storytellers. And we have plenty of heart-lifting stories to tell: we reached more than 56,000 youth last year in 27 cities across 6 countries.

Harlem RBI And UnitedHealthcare Help East Harlem And South Bronx Youth Lead Healthier Lives

Championship Day Street Festival Celebrates REAL Kids Summer School Program and UnitedHealthcare's Support of Nutrition, Education and Fitness Programming
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EAST HARLEM, N.Y., August 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Through a unique partnership with CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program, UnitedHealthcare is funding sports and academic nonprofit Harlem RBI’s REAL Kids summer program, which provides youth with comprehensive cognitive, enrichment, health and wellness, and sports activities designed to build literacy, social and emotional skills as well as to improve young people’s health and fitness. To celebrate the partnership, UnitedHealthcare officials will participate today in Harlem RBI’s annual Championship Day street festival.

10th Year Running for Martin Currie ​Rob Roy Challenge

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This summer marked the 10th year running for the Martin ​C​urrie Rob Roy Challenge which has now raised almost £3m for charity. With more than 100 teams and 400 competitors participating this year, it was another huge success.​

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