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Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates 18th Annual Comcast Cares Day

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PHILADELPHIA, May 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ On Saturday, May 4th, more than 100,000 Comcast, NBCUniversal – and for the first time Sky – employees will come together with their friends, family members, and nonprofit partners to “make change happen” as part of the 18th annual Comcast Cares Day.

The tradition celebrates the company’s year-round commitment to volunteerism and service in communities across the country and around the world.

How an Insurance Company Made Childhood Cancer Its Philanthropic Focus

Since 1995, Aflac has raised and donated more than $133 million to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
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Each year, more than 15,000 kids are diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. The average length of treatment is 1,000 days, many of which are spent in a hospital, enduring painful treatments in an unfamiliar setting.

During this difficult period, children often struggle to voice how they're feeling — emotionally and physically. But thanks to a fuzzy, interactive friend, sharing those feelings is a little easier with the "My Special Aflac Duck" (MSAD).

Sands Cares Donates $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center

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Las Vegas Sands’ global corporate giving program, Sands Cares, donated $100,000 to HELP of Southern Nevada’s Shannon West Homeless Youth Center to provide 1,807 nights of shelter for at-risk youth, and the opportunity to name five rooms on the first floor of the center after Sands Cares.

Providing Resources in Africa Requires Security in North Carolina

A Norton Security Deluxe donation enables Africa Exchange to provide critical resources to communities in need
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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. Since launching the software donation program with TechSoup in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits and public libraries in 206 countries worldwide, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

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Product donation is Symantec’s largest mechanism to support the nonprofit community and help nonprofits fulfill their missions. Since launching the software donation program with TechSoup in 2002, Symantec has helped more than 102,000 nonprofits and public libraries in 206 countries worldwide, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

Recognizing and Honoring the Sacrifices of Firefighters

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Firefighters selflessly dedicate their time to protecting our lives and property, and sometimes they make the ultimate sacrifice while risking their lives to save others.

On May 4th – International Firefighters’ Day – we invite you to recognize and honor the sacrifices that firefighters make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible, and to thank current and past firefighters for their contributions.

Igniting a World of Opportunity: Moody’s Details Global CSR Accomplishments

Moody’s continues work to open the door to a better future and highlights progress on environmental, social and governance initiatives.
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May 6, 2019—Moody’s Corporation’s newly published annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report highlights initiatives underscoring its commitment to empower people with the knowledge, resources and confidence they need to create a better future for themselves, their communities and the environment.

Las Vegas Sands Recognizes Recipients of Adelson Citizenship Award: 2019

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Las Vegas Sands announced the 12 recipients of The Mr. Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares. The award was established through Sands Cares, the company’s corporate giving program, to recognize team members across all regions who have demonstrated a dedication to giving back to their local communities and important causes.  The award was created to honor the Adelson family’s long-term commitment to philanthropy and the legacy of giving that they have instilled in the company.

The PepsiCo Foundation Announces Grants to Charities in New Bern, North Carolina, the "Birthplace" of Pepsi-Cola

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PURCHASE, N.Y., May 3 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of one of the world's leading food and beverage companies, and Minges Bottling Group, Inc., announced two grants that will support charities based in New Bern, N.C. – the birthplace of Pepsi-Cola.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Gives Kids a Head Start in the Garden

Foundation recognizes 2019 Gro More Good Garden Grantees with National Head Start Association
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Ten Head Start programs across the country will soon be growing something greater this spring thanks to a grant from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Head Start Association.

Salvation Army Uses New Vehicle Donation to Help Homeless and Disaster Victims

Brand-new Mercedes Sprinter van donated to the Salvation Army by FedEx as part of the FedEx Cares Delivering for Good initiative
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By Jason Baker

May 1, 2019

 

She calls herself Mama Rose. She had traveled to Colorado Springs for her brother’s funeral when she had an auto accident and didn’t have the extra cash for the repairs.

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