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Smithfield Foods Contributes $250,000 to Richmond Afterschool Youth Learning Program

Contribution will support high-quality supplemental education through NextUp RVA
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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., has donated $250,000 to NextUp RVA, an afterschool system for middle school students in Richmond, Virginia which serves to support academic and social development in students through hands-on learning activities.

Translating Global Commitments Into Local Action

Symantec employees talk bees, recycle e-waste, plant trees, and conserve water as part of Earth Day 2019
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Symantec’s global commitments to the planet include engaging employees in protecting the environment and partnering with others to leverage our collective impact. Our Green Teams, employee volunteer teams located in offices across the world, help educate fellow employees about personal behavior changes that can save energy, water, reduce waste, and better the environment. Global Green Teams’ grassroots initiatives help us translate our global commitments into action.

AEG Joins UN Sports for Climate Action Framework

AEG’s LA Kings, LA Galaxy, Eisbären Berlin, Ontario Reign, Amgen Tour of California and AEG Rugby to commit to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework; Become first teams in respective leagues to commit to UN Sports for Climate Action Framework
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LOS ANGELES, May 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ – AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, today announced its pledge to support the United Nation’s (UN) Sports for Climate Action Framework (Framework).

Valvoline Releases Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, ‘Powered by People’

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LEXINGTON, Ky., May 9, 2019 — Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, today released its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report. The foundational pillars of corporate social responsibility at Valvoline™ continue to center on its “People, Product and Planet” approach with a strategic focus on achieving continual improvement in citizenship, sustainability, and diversity and inclusion.

AEP Releases 2019 Corporate Accountability Report

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COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 9, 2019 – American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has issued its 2019 Corporate Accountability Report, an annual assessment of its performance as a public company and a community partner. This is the 13th year AEP has released the report, which details its developments in energy and technology, social responsibility, community investments and environmental stewardship.

No Barriers Youth, Wells Fargo Select 20 Teachers for Global Impact Challenge

Third annual competition designed to spark ideas for building a world free of barriers, stereotypes and discrimination
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FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 7, 2019 /3BL Media/-  No Barriers USA and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced the selection of 20 middle and high school educators who will serve as project leaders for the third annual Global Impact Challenge.

Fitspirit Celebrations Welcomes More Girls to Build Self-Esteem Through Sport

Scotiabank returns for the second year as title sponsor of the FitSpirit Celebrations
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MONTRÉAL, May 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Beginning on May 7th, with the support of Scotiabank, FitSpirit Celebrations will be held in eight cities across Ontario and Québec to inspire girls to come together and rediscover the joys of physical activity through a range of exciting challenges and activities. The Celebrations are open to girls ages 12-17 and are designed to encourage physical fitness, regardless of athletic abilities.
 

For Small Businesses, Doing Good Is Part of the Job

Duke Energy recognizes small businesses that make giving back to the community part of their mission
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Small businesses are a powerful economic engine and a catalyst for good in their communities. During National Small Business Week (May 5-11), Duke Energy is spotlighting small businesses in its service area that are dedicated to giving back.

May is Duke Energy In Action month, when the company emphasizes community service and encourages employees to volunteer in their communities. During small business week, Duke Energy employees are volunteering side by side with employees from the small businesses.

How Does Workplace Giving Benefit Nonprofits?

Find out May 15th! Register now for this free webinar
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Through America's Charities' "Saving the World One Paycheck at a Time" webinar series, we've spoken with a couple workplace giving campaign managers about the value of employee giving (watch recordings of those webinars here). Next, get the perspective from nonprofits who rely on recurring, sustainable funds generated from employee giving programs and see how they're using those donations to address critical issues impacting the world around us. 

Domtar Packs Comfort and Care Diaper Kits for Families

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Families with newborn babies face many challenges. While we can’t help with all of them, we do know a bedtime story and a dry bottom can offer some relief during a stressful time. That’s why we recently packed diaper kits to assist low-income families.

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