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My Special Aflac Duck® Joins University of Georgia in Raising $1.1 Million for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

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Congratulations to our friends at the University of Georgia​ who participated in the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals​ Dance Marathon​. Not only did they celebrate with Miracle families, dance and participate in team building activities, but they also raised more than $1.1 million for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta​!

Great work and thank you for letting My Special Aflac Duck​® join in on the fun! 

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CITGO and the Boston Red Sox Feature Double Header for STEM Education Days

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HOUSTON, May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Boston Red Sox teamed up to host two special science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) days showcasing the scientific principles that shape the world and America's pastime. In its third year, the "Red Sox STEM Education Days Presented by CITGO" at Fenway Park gives New England students, grades two through nine, the opportunity to learn about STEM in a unique environment and to enjoy a Red Sox home game.

Employees Drive Spirit of Volunteerism on Comcast Cares Day and All Year Round

By David L. Cohen
Blog

Throughout the last several weeks, thousands of volunteers have given their time and energy to participate in service projects in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the globe.  Those efforts were part of the lead up to today’s companywide celebration of Comcast Cares Day, one of the largest corporate commitments to volunteerism and service in America.

Child Patient Alexandra Raises $150 for Aflac Cancer Center

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Alexandra is not only a brave patient—she's also a stellar saleswoman. The 10-year-old sold gum at $0.25 per piece and raised a whopping $150 for the Aflac Cancer Center! She handed over her check as staff came to cheer and support her, just as they have throughout her brain tumor battle. Thank you, Alexandra!

To learn more about the Aflac Cancer Center, please go to www.choa.org/medical-services/cancer-and-blood-disorders.

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Cisco | What's on Your Desk: TacOps Edition

Dustin Li from Cisco's Tactical Operations team teaches us what goes into the group's different kits.
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What is your name and what do you do?

My name is Dustin Li, and I am one of the operations coordinators for Cisco Tactical Operations (TacOps). My job is a catch-all that includes everything from handling logistics for deployments and making sure equipment is ready to deploy, all the way to advancing our thought leadership efforts by giving talks at conferences and managing our remote sensing strategy.

FedEx Multiplies Opportunities Around the World: 2019 Global Citizenship Report

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FedEx multiplies opportunities using our vast network, which reaches more than 99 percent of the world’s GDP. The 2019 Global Citizenship Report showcases how our networks connect people and possibilities, creating growth for customers, good for our community, potential for our people and efficiencies for the environment.

Multiplying Growth   

Our network multiplies growth by empowering entrepreneurship, enabling global trade, supporting job growth and e-commerce. Through our networks, we drive growth and lift economies wherever we operate. In FY18, FedEx:

General Mills Covington Plant Donates Over $250k to Organizations

by Hunter Terrell
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As part of General Mills’ Hometown Grant Program, 19 community organizations in Covington and the surrounding area have received more than $250,000 in grant money.

Honorees were treated to a breakfast banquet Friday morning at the General Mills west plant on Industrial Boulevard.

Pepsico Funded Job Resource Center for Homeless Women Officially Opens at South Bronx Shelter

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PURCHASE, N.Y., May 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Last week, PepsiCo employees hosted a workshop for women living in Win’s (formerly Women in Need) South Bronx shelter to help them with resume writing, interviewing and other job search skills. The workshop was held in a new job resource center at the site, which was funded by the PepsiCo Foundation. The Foundation’s grant enabled Win to purchase new computers, hire job specialists and create a dedicated space for residents to focus on finding employment.

Broadening Financial Inclusion Borders in Bangladesh

Spotlight on Whole Planet Foundation's Bold, New Partnerships, by Claire Kelly
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According to Women’s World Banking, “Women in Bangladesh have the highest-ever rates of literacy and employment, and the country’s economy is growing. Financial inclusion now stands at more than 50 percent, nearly doubling in the past few years. But the financial inclusion gender gap is growing rapidly too, with fewer than half of women accessing or using formal financial services.” 

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