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Companies Building Business and Community Impact: The Win-Win

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Giving increased for 64% of companies since the end of the Great Recession, but growth has slowed in recent years. Companies continue to focus their investments: Individual grants are getting larger and corporate grantmakers are working with fewer nonprot organizations; median grant size increased by 43% from 2010 to 2013, yet median number of nonprot partnerships per grantmaker fell 21% from 2010 to 2013.

Baxter Recognized for Commitment to Women's Healthcare Careers

Employee Engagement Integral to Sustainability Program Success
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DEERFIELD, Ill., October 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) has been recognized for its sustainability leadership by several external organizations, including the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association’s 2014 ACE Award for commitment to advancing women's careers in the healthcare industry and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Record participation in environmental and wellness sustainability programs has sparked additional innovative ideas from employees to help the company achieve its sustainability goals.

Major Leaguers to Tee it Up for Charity – Las Vegas Style

Players Trust golf tournament moves to exclusive Shadow Creek
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The Players Trust will bring its off-season fund-raising activities to the bright lights of the Las Vegas strip when Major Leaguers host their annual golf tournament at Shadow Creek on January 15.
 
Sculpted from the desert by renowned golf architect Tom Fazio, Shadow Creek is among the world’s most exclusive and exquisite golf courses.
 

Yum! Brands Celebrate 17th Anniversary with Hunger Drive-Thru

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As YUM! Brands, Inc. celebrates their 17th anniversary as a company, it’s more apparent than ever  that they are building “The Defining Global Company That Feeds The World.”  As part of that vision, they want to be a Company with a Huge Heart saving lives. ...We need to remember that it all starts here in our own community. YUM! Brands is a lead sponsor of Dare to Care Food Bank, donating $11 million dollars, and 40 Million Meals over the last 11 years, The need has never been more evident, with one in five children, here in Kentucky, at risk of going to bed hungry tonight.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Names Dalila Wilson-Scott Head of Global Philanthropy

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New York, October 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today named Dalila Wilson-Scott Head of Global Philanthropy. Wilson-Scott will continue to serve as the President of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.

Holland America Line Donates $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital as Part of the ‘K’s for Kids’ Program with the Seattle Mariners

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October 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Holland America Group CEO Stein Kruse presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at the Seattle Mariner’s home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and their “K’s for Kids” program that debuted during the 2014 baseball season.

Carnival Cruise Lines Partners With the Tom Joyner Foundation for the 2015 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage

Featured Musical Entertainment to Include Earth Wind & Fire, R. Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, TLC, LL Cool J, and more
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Carnival Cruise Lines is partnering once again with the Tom Joyner Foundation to offer the 2015 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage cruise.  This marks the cruise line's third consecutive year as the official host of the event.

Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11 Hosting 'Battle of the High School Marching Bands' Competition in Houston

Houston-Area High Schools to Compete for $10,000 Prize from Carnival and Performance Aboard a Texas-based 'Fun Ship'
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September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The search is on for the most spirited band in Houston! Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, is partnering with CBS affiliate KHOU 11 for "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" competition in Greater Houston. The fun contest celebrates the musical talent of local area students, and will award one talented band a $10,000 cash prize from Carnival and the opportunity to perform aboard one of Carnival's "Fun Ships" in Galveston on a turnaround day this fall.

Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Raises Nearly $2.5 Million for Domestic Violence Services

YWCA Evanston-North Shore announced as winner of Purple Purse Challenge
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Allstate Foundation, through online donations and direct grants, raised nearly $2.5 million for domestic violence services during its Purple Purse Challenge that concluded late last week. YWCA Evanston-North Shore from Evanston, Ill., earned $311,407, the most of the nearly 140 participating organizations, and won the top prize of $100,000 from The Allstate Foundation to help survivors recover from financial abuse.

Holland America Line Hosts Luncheon for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice Onboard ms Volendam at Vancouver

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September 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In August, Holland America Line hosted a luncheon for the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice aboard ms Volendam at the port of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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