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Taking Command: Veteran Entrepreneurs Lead a Wave of Innovation

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From their time in the Galang Refugee Camp in Indonesia, siblings John and Roy Doan shared everything. Once in the United States, Roy took care of his younger brother. He taught John how to ride a bike and drive a car. John looked up to Roy.

In their early 30s their roles reversed. Roy was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and dementia. Roy now lives in a supportive group home and has a limited ability to work.

Supporting Our Military Community

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Our military ties go back to our roots.  World War II and U.S. Navy veteran Ralph J. Roberts founded Comcast, and since then, we’ve become a leader among veteran and military community employers.  But a lot has changed for veterans over the years — and we’re dedicated to addressing these new challenges head-on.

eBay and ESPN Support Cancer Research With the 14th Annual ESPY Day Auction

This year, the partnership raised $650,000 in support of the V Foundation for Cancer Research
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For more than a decade, eBay and ESPN have partnered to host an annual ESPY Awards Charity Campaign in support of the V Foundation, an organization that creates an urgent awareness among all Americans of the importance on the war against cancer through education, advocacy, fundraising and philanthropy.

Ecocentricity Blog: Certifiably Certified

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Ah, the power of certifications. None of us has the time to research every last aspect of all of the products in our lives, so certifications let us be reasonably conscious consumers despite our time crunch.

By: John A. Lanier
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Ah, the power of certifications. None of us has the time to research every last aspect of all of the products in our lives, so certifications let us be reasonably conscious consumers despite our time crunch.

America’s Charities and Pinkaloo Unveil New Employee Giving and Engagement Solution

New Partnership Powers Modern Giving That Enables Employers to Scale Impact and Donors to Give on Their Own Terms
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Washington, D.C., August 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – America’s Charities, which inspires employees and organizations to support causes they care about, today unveiled a new employee giving solution in partnership with Pinkaloo, a Baltimore-based technology company that uses data and technology to power growth in philanthropic giving all across the planet.

Jordan Bell Tips-off JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Event in San Francisco

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Last week, professional basketball player Jordan Bell helped tip-off a JetBlue Soar with Reading event at the Bayview Branch of the San Francisco Public Library, as he read to local children. San Francisco and Oakland area are the latest locations to receive free book vending machines as part of JetBlue’s annual Soar with Reading program.

Chicago, Cook County Homeownership to Get Boost with $8 Million NeighborhoodLIFT Program

Program offers homebuyer education plus $15,000 down payment assistance grants; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers, first-responders
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CHICAGO, August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member, Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to the Chicago area with an $8 million commitment by Wells Fargo to boost homeownership in Cook County.

Nestlé Employees Across the U.S. Team Up with Feeding America® to Fight Hunger

Thousands of employees activate day of service events in local communities
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ARLINGTON, Va., August 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nestlé today marks its third annual Nestlé Cares day of service, an effort that unites its eight operating companies in 47 states to make a difference through more than 150 events nationwide. This year, Nestlé will expand its work with Feeding America®, the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the U.S., to support local food banks and non-profit organizations that provide nutritious foods to families in need. Today’s day of service is part of an exciting week at Nestlé.

6 Times Fair Trade Funds Supported Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela
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Look at any community around the world that works with Fair Trade, from the smallest village in Uganda, to a coastal fishing town in Mexico, and you'll see that no two have the same exact set of needs. That’s why Fair Trade USA leaves power in the hands of committees of farmers and workers to decide for themselves how the additional funds earned through Fair Trade—called Community Development Funds—will be spent. Regardless of those unique challenges, many see education as the most promising solution.

The Truth About Foster Care Adoption

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There are many myths about foster care adoption, including the idea that it is too expensive.

While some types of adoption can be very costly, foster care adoption is low cost and in some cases free. There are requirements that must be met before your family can be considered for foster care adoption and those requirements depend on where you live.

There are more than 117,000 children in the United States waiting to be adopted from foster care.

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption believes that every child deserves a loving family.

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