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Solar Energy for Sandy Survivors

GRID Alternatives Expansion to New Jersey/New York
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Last October, Jolyn Bright looked up at her roof in Asbury Park, NJ to see a team of employee volunteers from Wells Fargo’s Green Team installing the first-ever GRID Alternatives

CITGO Marketers in Michigan Launch Good Stuff Giveaway to Reward Loyal Customers

Consumers Can Win Year’s Worth of Free Fuel
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Grand Rapids, Mich., July 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Six local CITGO Marketers in Michigan and CITGO Petroleum Corporation have teamed up for the Good Stuff Giveaway promotion to reward loyal customers in the Grand Rapids and Benton Harbor areas. From July 15 through August 26, customers can visit their local participating CITGO station to retrieve the promotional code to be entered for a chance to win a $100 CITGO Gift Card and a grand prize of a year’s supply of fuel.

United Technologies' Project Vidya: Improving Young Lives in India through Education

UTC Partners with SOS Children's Villages to Provide Schooling, Mentoring and Support to Children
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As part of UTC’s commitment to the communities where it does business, the company recently announced a major new partnership with SOS Children’s Villages India entitled Project Vidya, which is a Sanskrit word for education.

MetLife Foundation: Access to Insights Overview

MetLife Foundation supports the sharing of research and ideas with the financial inclusion community
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MetLife Foundation's commitment to providing underserved communities with access to knoweldge and services also supports the sharing of research and ideas with the financial inclusion community.

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Mentors Help Youth Reach Their Potential

Boys and Girls Clubs/Big Brothers Big Sisters Create #8000mentors Campaign with Government and Corporate Support
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Supporting those in need

At age 17, Christopher – a treaty member of the Muskowekwan First Nation – experienced a series of events that would change his life forever. After suffering through a childhood of abuse and instability, he found a new path through life thanks to the Boys & Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area (BGCBigs) Youth in Care mentorship program.

Papa Murphy's and CBS EcoMedia Partner to Improve the Life and Health of Pediatric Patients and Families in the Seattle Area

Eight Seattle-area hospitals to receive Starlight Tablets, bringing the healing power of play to hospitalized children
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July 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Papa Murphy’s, the fifth largest pizza chain in the country, has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to fund twenty four Starlight® Tablets for eight Seattle-area hospitals.

Papa Murphy’s generous support to the Starlight® Children’s Foundation will bring the healing power of play to an estimated 12,000 pediatric patients per year.

Young People Transform Their Ideas Into Action by Taking On 'The Hunt' with DoSomething.org and Toyota

Campaign marks first time the largest non-for-profit for young people and social change opens its platform to members to share their campaign ideas
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NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the first time ever, DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit for young people and social change, turned to its members, aged 13-25, for their ideas on how to tackle different social issues.

Why Jeff Terry Loves the Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign

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It’s little wonder that Jeff Terry sometimes has trouble sleeping.

And on this particular morning, he’s visibly emotional, alternately sitting and then standing and then pacing back and forth across a conference room at Amway headquarters in Ada, Mich.

You might, too, if you were at the forefront of an initiative that has already changed the lives of thousands of malnourished children – but has millions more to help.

New Report Details How Businesses Impact Disaster Response

Changing the Game Features More Than 25 Business Case Studies
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Businesses have a vital role to play in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. Changing the Game: How Business Innovations Reduce the Impact of Disasters, explores how businesses have reduced the impact of disasters around the world.

PACT Apparel Releases Organic Cotton Fair Trade Certified™ Line

Line Includes First Ever Fair Trade Certified Baby Clothes
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BOULDER, CO, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  PACT, an ethical and organic apparel basics brand, announced today that it is releasing one of the largest organic cotton Fair Trade Certified™ lines by a US apparel brand. The line features 78 different items across 19 product styles including the first ever Fair Trade Certified™ baby clothes.

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