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Helping Animals and Creating Friendships - Safeway Partners with 3TV and Arizona Humane Society

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Through a special partnership, Safeway has joined forces with Arizona’s largest animal organization, the Arizona Humane Society (AHS), and 3TV to raise $30,000 to help save animals’ lives.

Safeway has been such an incredible supporter of the Arizona Humane Society through our Summer to Save Lives campaign and Pet Telethon,” said Dr. Steven Hansen, AHS President & CEO (pictured above). 

Let the Countdown Begin! The Top 14 Volunteering is CSR Posts of 2014

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Before the countdown to midnight begins, here’s another countdown. I have a feeling you’ll find something useful to take with you into the new year.

VolunteerMatch offers easy-to-use technologies for companies committed to making a difference - whether across the street or across the globe. Learn more.

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Before the countdown to midnight begins, here’s another countdown. I have a feeling you’ll find something useful to take with you into the new year.

VolunteerMatch offers easy-to-use technologies for companies committed to making a difference - whether across the street or across the globe. Learn more.

How Tech Gives: Does Your Organization Have What It Needs? Product Donation Programs

By Arti Sharma Associate, Corporate Responsibility Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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While nonprofits are directly tackling social issues, the barriers to positive social change can be significant. Many corporations have found donating resources to be a strategic way to efficiently and effectively support more people in need.

Avista Joins with the City of Spokane to Make a Difference

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Avista teamed up with the City of Spokane on December 2 to bring #GivingTuesday to our headquarters city. Localized for impact, the event launched the “12 Days of Giving,” with each day focused on a need and a sample of organizations that individuals and businesses can support to positively impact our community.

Your Wishes Delivered: Driver for a Day

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4-year-old Carson developed a friendship with his UPS driver, Mr. Ernie, when he began receiving shipments of special milk. Carson has become fascinated by all things UPS. He wishes to be just like his pal, so UPS made Carson a UPS driver for a day. Share your wish at http://www.ups.com/wishes and we’ll donate $1 to charity. #WishesDelivered

UPS Delivering Wishes for the Holidays

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ATLANTA, December 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today launched Your Wishes Delivered, a campaign designed to invite the public to share their wishes during the holidays. This year, the company will donate $1 for each wish submitted using #WishesDelivered to one of three charities - The Boys and Girls Clubs of America, The Salvation Army or Toys for Tots Literacy Program*.

Corporate Responsibility Magazine Selects Ingersoll Rand for Most Improved Corporate Citizen List

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Davidson, N.C., Dec. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine has ranked Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, on the publication’s Most Improved Corporate Citizens list.

FedEx and Trees for Troops Deliver Holiday Joy Across the Globe

By Jessica Kibling, FedEx Freight Communications
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While many people gather with their loved ones to celebrate the holidays, some, like those serving in the military, spend the holidays oceans apart.

But with the help of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FedEx, Trees for Troops delivers a bit of holiday cheer to our Armed Forces and their families in the form of free live Christmas trees. More than 17,000 military families will celebrate the holidays this year with trees from the program.

Special Delivery: Anthony Swarzak and Cypress Bay Action Team Captains Deliver Toys to Chris Evert Children’s Hospital

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The old adage that charity begins at home came to life last Friday, when Major Leaguer Anthony Swarzak returned to the hospital of his birth with Action Team Captains to deliver gifts to those children unfortunate to be hospitalized during the holidays.

More than 30 Action Team Captains from Cypress Bay High School joined Swarzak in making some extra special deliveries at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale.

Yum! Restaurants India Receives National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

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Yum! Restaurants India was awarded with the prestigious National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities-2014 by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Disability Affairs, Government of India. The Hon’ble President of India – Shri Pranab Mukherjee felicitating KFC with the award on December 3, 2014 at a ceremony held in New Dehli. The award recognizes KFC’s outstanding contribution as an employer of people with disabilities providing them the opportunity to harness their professional aspirations and potential.

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