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Toyota Presents More than $100,000 to Special Olympics World Games During Law Enforcement Torch Run® Final Leg Torch Ceremony

Celebration welcomes the Special Olympics Flame of Hope as it makes its journey throughout 127 cities in California before the Opening Ceremony of the World Games
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VALENCIA, Calif., July 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Los Angeles Region of Toyota Motor Sales presented a check for $110,200 to the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015) during a Torch Ceremony celebration of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Final Leg for the World Games.

Spotted: 5 Ways to Recharge Your #CSR Tweeting Habits

Inspiration for when you don't know what to tweet.
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1. Retweet your nonprofit partners

You do great things in your CSR role, and you may not always shout it from the rooftops. Retweet the nice things your nonprofit partners say about you - they will appreciate it, along with your audience.

Source: BCRF Cure (@BCRFcure)

2. Get personal

Chris Froome Leads Team Sky to Third Tour de France Victory

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When Team Sky's Chris Froome crossed the finish line on the Champs-Èlysèes on Sunday, cementing a 72-second lead over his nearest competitor Nairo Quintana, he became the first Briton in history to win the Tour de France twice. Team Sky, sponsored by 21st Century Fox, collected the overall team award, marking the third time the team has won the Tour in the past four years.

Wells Fargo $1 Million Grant to Strengthen Rural Communities

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation grant for NeighborWorks America Safe and Sound initiative to help improve or replace 50 substandard homes in nine rural communities
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced  the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation will donate $1 million to NeighborWorks America and serve as lead funder of the national nonprofit’s new Safe and Sound rural initiative. The collaborative effort aims to help strengthen nine rural communities and improve lives by rehabilitating or replacing 50 substandard owner-occupied homes.

Maytag® Brand Cleans Up with New Deal as Official Washer and Dryer of Major League Baseball

Industry-first partnership searches for Filthiest Plays of the Week; In Stadium promotion offers chance for Maytag to donate $1 million to Boys & Girls Clubs
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BENTON HARBOR,  Mich., July 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Maytag brand and Major League Baseball today announced an all-new partnership which designates Maytag as the official washer and dryer of MLB in 2015, for the first time in company and league history.

Seabourn’s UK Office Teams with Sports Charity to Present New Minibus to Young People with Disabilities

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August 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On May 1, representatives of Seabourn’s U.K. office were joined by Judith Chalmers OBE – British broadcast legend and President Emeritus of the Lady Taverners – to officially hand over a new 16-seat wheelchair-accessible minibus to staff and students of the Lavinia Norfolk Centre at Angmering Secondary School in Littlehampton, West Sussex.

3 Good People, 3 Good Causes, 3 Perfect Matches [VIDEO]

An Introduction to VolunteerMatch!
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A senior trying yoga for the first time. A bobcat that can’t go back into the wild being cared for. A brother and sister strengthening their English skills after school. 

These vastly different activities have one thing in common. They’re made possible by the passion of volunteers. 

At VolunteerMatch, we make it easy for good people and good causes to connect. With our network of 100,000+ organizations, it’s no surprise that VolunteerMatch has connected close to 10 million volunteers with causes that light them up.

Carnival Corporation Granted U.S. Approval for Travel to Cuba

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World’s largest travel and leisure company granted U.S. licenses to operate direct U.S.-to-Cuba travel for the purpose of providing cultural exchange

Company intends for fathom, its new purpose-travel brand, to begin full-week sailings to Cuba, beginning in May 2016, in addition to fathom’s full-week sailings to the Dominican Republic

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World’s largest travel and leisure company granted U.S. licenses to operate direct U.S.-to-Cuba travel for the purpose of providing cultural exchange

Company intends for fathom, its new purpose-travel brand, to begin full-week sailings to Cuba, beginning in May 2016, in addition to fathom’s full-week sailings to the Dominican Republic

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