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Country Fair and CITGO Fuel Good at Roar on the Shore® 2014

CITGO Marketer Sponsors Erie Bike Rally to Help Local Homeless Shelter
Press Release

Erie, Pa., July 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Local CITGO Marketer Country Fair, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum have teamed up to support the eighth annual Roar on the Shore charitable bike rally hosted by the Manufacturer and Business Association.

Huntsman Textile Effects Envisages a Better World Through Sustainability in Action

Global Community Projects In Support of World Environment Day 2014
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Singapore, July 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In a company-wide effort spanning the globe, Huntsman Textile Effects has mobilized more than a quarter of its 3,000 strong associates at major facilities in eight countries to promote environmental sustainability through community activities. Clocking over 1,500 hours, this ‘Sustainability in Action’ initiative is the company’s latest global effort to support its ‘we see a better world’ focus.

Patriotic Pride with Make-A-Wish

Happy 4th of July to Our Heroes
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Army reservists marched into Louis’ yard on a mission: to grant his wish and give him the courage to overcome Burkitt’s lymphoma.

Louis knew Make-A-Wish® was granting his wish to have an Army fort. But the visit from the soldiers surprised him … and became the highlight of his wish.

The reservists had gifts for Louis – dog tags, a sleeping bag, camouflage paint, a canteen and even a uniform, to match theirs. Louis is in high spirits, with a smile ready for everyone.

Intersection - Ideagen Quarterly Review Magazine - Inaugural Issue

The Global Empowerment of the Next Generation Summit
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The Inaugural Issue of Intersection - Ideagen Quarterly Review Magazine 

Excerpts from the Inaugural Issue: 

Washington, DC - Teri Blandon has many stories to tell about how her work has changed lives.  The atmosphere fills with passion when she talks about her work.  Teri is intrigued to change the world.  The Vice President of Global Communities wants to put these stories on the wall in her office so they remind her about what Global Communities has accomplished: "This is what keeps me going, these stories inspire me, " she says.

GSK and Save the Children Offer $1 Million Award for Healthcare Innovations in Developing Countries that Reduce Child Deaths

The Healthcare Innovation Award contributes to an ambitious partnership between GSK and Save the Children, which aims to save the lives of a million of the world’s poorest children
Press Release

July 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - GSK and Save the Children today announced the launch of their second annual $1 million Healthcare Innovation Award at the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health meeting in South Africa. The award was established to identify and reward innovations in healthcare that have proven successful in reducing child deaths in developing countries.

Caterpillar Foundation Grant to Help San Antonio Food Bank Nourish the Community

Money will go towards helping to bring more food into the community
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The San Antonio Food Bank recently received an investment from the Caterpillar Foundation to help bring more food to people in Seguin, Texas who are struggling with hunger.

The grant to the Food Bank, part of an investment the Caterpillar Foundation made to Feeding America member food banks across the country, will go toward food sourcing initiatives that will result in more food for local food pantries, shelters and soup kitchens.

Caterpillar Employees Volunteer to Educate, Improve Environment

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Caterpillar is committed to making sustainable progress possible and encourages our employees to get involved in sustainability efforts in their facilities and communities, which is what Caterpillar employees did in Texas and Illinois in April. Employees spent time volunteering to help educate others and improve the environment for Earth Day.

57% Increase in Community Investment Activities Since Last World Cup

Latest SPONSORIUM Report Shares Community Investment and Sponsorship Data Aggregated from Software Used by Hundreds of Brands
Press Release

MONTREAL, July 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As countries of the world focus their attention on the Brasil World Cup and the important causes taking place there, this month’s SPONSORIUM Report examines international highlights and Community Investment industry statistics taking place since 2010, the time of the last global football/soccer tournament. Volume of activities tracked by brands increased a whopping 57% since.

Football Fever Inspires Free “Just Play” Kickabouts

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In the U.K. to celebrate this summer’s tournament in Brazil, The FA (Football Association) and Mars Chocolate U.K. have teamed up to offer free Just Play kickabouts to fans up and down the country. The offer begun on 12 June, two days before England’s opening game against Italy and will run until the World Cup Final on 13 July. During this period The FA Mars Just Play organisers will put on over 1,400 kickabouts nationwide, catering for up to almost 20,000 participants.

Miranda Lambert And Pedigree® Brand Unite To Help Shelter Dogs

National Shelter Renovation Project Improves Shelter Dogs’ Temporary Homes Across the Country
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New York, July 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – More than four million dogs enter shelters each year – and the PEDIGREE® Brand is dedicated to helping change the lives of shelter dogs in a big way. To show their support, today PEDIGREE announced plans to improve shelters across the country through a shelter renovation project. This project is a continuation of the documentary-style See what good food can do™ campaign that launched in earlier this year to show first-hand how good food can change the lives of shelter dogs, like those featured in the campaign.

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