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Pivot’s Upcoming Unscripted Show Freestyle Love Supreme gets some love at the Arts Education Partnership 2014 National Forum

Freestyle Love Supreme is coming to pivot Friday, October 17th.
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At the AEP 2014 National Forum in Pittsburgh, PA, 'Freestyle Love Supreme' social action campaign successfully generated awareness among key influencers around the Love Arts Education social action campaign. In addition to highlighting the importance of arts education, the event also engaged the audience in a discussion around measuring social impact of media, including The Participant Index, and entertainment of a freestyle session for the group.

It’s Never too Late to #JoinOurTeam

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Whether you’ve heard about the Action Team through your friends, social media, on the internet or viewed our PSAs —becoming an Action Team Captain is a rewarding experience worth signing up for.
 
Many of you may have some questions about the Action Team and how to #JoinOurTeam, but aren’t sure who to ask or how to start a team at your school. As long as you stay committed and have fun with it, starting an Action Team can be easy!
 

ConAgra Foods Issues 2014 Citizenship Report

ConAgra Foods Continues to Make Progress in Key Areas of Good for You, Good for the Community and Good for the Planet Citizenship Platform
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OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ —ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America's leading food companies, today announced it has issued its 2014 Citizenship Report, providing a deeper look into how the company is doing good through food while driving economic gains for its stakeholders. Available online at http://www.conagrafoodscitizenship.com, the report tracks the progress the company is making on its three-pronged Citizenship platform: Good for You, Good for the Community and Good for the Planet. 

The Philanthropy Buzz: Every Act Matters

By Jon Campbell, head of CSR at Wells Fargo
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Most people are shocked to hear I’m a beekeeper. About six years ago, my wife, Susan, and I started our first colony. We’re avid gardeners and wanted to use honeybees around our house in Minnesota to help fertilize and maintain our three-acre prairie garden of native grasses and wildflowers of yarrow, tall blazing star, purple prairie clover, and joe-pye weed.

New Report: Building a Healthier World: Private Sector Solutions that Save Lives

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Businesses play a critical role as stewards of health and wellness in their communities. The latest report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Building a Healthier World: Private Sector Solutions that Save Lives, explores how businesses save lives through innovation, strategic partnerships, and a drive for creating a healthier world.

VaxServe & Sanofi Pasteur Signature Corporate Citizenship Program Continues to Support Struggling Northeast Pennsylvania Families

More Than $83,000 Raised Benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of NEPA, Employment Opportunity and Training Center, and Marley’s Mission
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SCRANTON, PA, September 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Tonight VaxServe, Sanofi Pasteur, and hundreds of community enthusiasts continued their commitment to assisting local children in need at the seventh annual Lackawanna County Community Fundraiser.

The “Jazzin’ It Up” initiative – held at POSH – raised more than $83,000 to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northeastern Pennsylvania, EOTC (Equal Opportunity Training Center) and Marley’s Mission -- three Lackawanna County organizations that assist children and families at risk  through educational, developmental and therapy programs.

Allstate Foundation Survey Finds Nearly Two-Thirds of Hispanic Women Know a Victim of Abuse

Purple Purse Challenge helps bring awareness to domestic violence and financial abuse; raises funds for service providers
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – According to a new national survey released by The Allstate Foundation, nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of Hispanic women say they have personally known a victim of some type of abuse and three-in-ten (30 percent) have personally been victimized. To raise awareness in the Hispanic community, The Allstate Foundation is encouraging the public to participate in the Purple Purse Challenge by donating to local nonprofit organizations that support financial empowerment services for domestic violence survivors.

East Coast Action Team Captains Convene In New York With Major Leaguers

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Dozens of high school students from the  New York, New Jersey, Virginia and the Washington, D.C. area converged at Citi Field to train as Action Team high school volunteers.
 
Victor Black and Eric Young, Jr. of the Mets as well as Kevin Frandsen and Craig Stammen from the Nationals joined the young people in an auditorium at the ballpark hours before their game on Saturday evening for the volunteer group’s second regional training session.
 

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