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ConAgra Foods Recognized for its Commitment to Community by Bloomberg LP and Points of Light

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OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 8, 2014 – ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) was recognized today as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service conducted the survey in partnership with Bloomberg LP. All companies with $1 billion in revenue or more are invited to apply for the Civic 50.

FIAT Brand and Chrysler Group’s California Business Center Team up With Motor4Toys and Local Car Community to Bring Holiday Cheer to Underprivileged Kids

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  • FIAT is the presenting sponsor of the 11th annual Motor4Toys Charity Car Show and Toy Drive
  • More than 5,000 vehicles, from supercars and everyday cars to hot rods and rat rods, will gather for the annual charity event
  • All car enthusiast groups are encouraged to attend and grow the event
  • Goal is to collect 60,000 toys for needy and underprivileged kids in southern California
Press Release
  • FIAT is the presenting sponsor of the 11th annual Motor4Toys Charity Car Show and Toy Drive
  • More than 5,000 vehicles, from supercars and everyday cars to hot rods and rat rods, will gather for the annual charity event
  • All car enthusiast groups are encouraged to attend and grow the event
  • Goal is to collect 60,000 toys for needy and underprivileged kids in southern California

General Mills Recognized as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the U.S.

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From Minneapolis to Mumbai and many points in between, General Mills philanthropy and community engagement help to nourish lives every day. Since 1954, General Mills has given more than $1 billion to charitable causes in an effort to build strong communities around the world. This commitment to community remains unwavering 60 years later.

Bank of America Creates Momentum for World AIDS Day On- and Offline

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Bank of America's latest (RED) campaign may just be heralded as one of the best of 2014. The company built upon its commitment to HIV AIDS with a multi-faceted World AIDS Day campaign that seamlessly integrated on- and offline engagement, a clear call to action and astounding impact. Through original, compelling content that both educated and entertained, Bank of America enlisted millions of supporters to act.

Sigma-Aldrich® Again Named Top Company for Strengthening Communities through Science

For the third year in a row, The Civic 50 list recognizes Sigma-Aldrich’s commitment to improving quality of life in the communities where the Company does business
Press Release

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was named today to The Civic 50, an annual initiative that recognizes leading community-minded companies in the U.S. Conducted by Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, and supported by Bloomberg LP, The Civic 50 honors forward-thinking businesses that are strengthening their communities and demonstrating a correlation between civic engagement and overall bottom-line benefits.

When Tragedy Strikes Home, Major Leaguers Come Together to Respond

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Major Leaguers care about the places where they play and live, and, on Sunday, November 30, several players joined Newtown, Connecticut native and Boston Red Sox pitching prospect, Matt Barnes help provide area youth with a diversion as the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was approaching.

KeyBank Recognized for Commitment to Community by Bloomberg LP and Points of Light as one of “The Civic 50”

Key ranked one of 50 most community-minded in U.S. and #1 in the Financials sector
Press Release

CLEVELAND, Ohio, December 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY) was recognized today as one of America’s 50 most community-minded companies by The Civic 50 and ranked #1 among all financial companies on the list. The Civic 50 is an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service conducted the survey in partnership with Bloomberg LP.

Samsung Surprises a Newark Elementary School with $50,000 in Technology to Celebrate Girls in STEM

The gift will improve access to technology for Peshine Avenue Elementary students and help bridge the digital divide
Press Release

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., December 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Samsung announced that the company has provided a $50,000 technology grant to increase access to tools for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning at the Peshine Avenue Elementary School in Newark, N.J.

Global Economic Empowerment: Private Sector Solutions at Each Stage of Development

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Everyday, businesses work to empower individuals and entire communities around the world. Our latest report,Global Economic Empowerment: Private Sector Solutions at Each Stage of Development, explores how businesses are creating a better world through empowerment.

At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we believe that businesses are part of the solution to society's challenges. This year's economic empowerment case study report shows that businesses have a crucial role to play in building prosperous communities. The report includes chapters on:

Meet Amgen Scholar Hildigunnur Anna Hall

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Hildigunnur Anna Hall

Reykjavik, Iceland

“I didn’t really know what psychologists in the lab do. I mean, yes, I’ve read scientific papers, but nothing beats hands-on experience.”

Host University: University of Cambridge
Home University: University of Iceland
Amgen Scholar Year: 2014
Major: Psychology
Expected Graduation: 2016

Journey to Science

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