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Marcone Canada Shows Its Love for Families With Donation to RMH Southern Alberta

Ronald McDonald House® Southern Alberta receives Valentine's Day and Family Day gift of $5,000 to help critically ill kids and their families.
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Marcone Canada gives $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House in Calgary in time for Valentine's Day and Family Day.

"Marcone's generous and continuous support helps us give sick children what they need most…their families," says Larry Mathieson, CEO, Ronald McDonald House® Southern Alberta.

Press Release

Marcone Canada gives $5,000 to Ronald McDonald House in Calgary in time for Valentine's Day and Family Day.

"Marcone's generous and continuous support helps us give sick children what they need most…their families," says Larry Mathieson, CEO, Ronald McDonald House® Southern Alberta.

Marketing Charity Strategic Plans to Corporations

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Nonprofits need to have a strategic plan and, more than ever, need to share and market that strategic plan with potential corporate funders and partners. If you have a strategic plan, don't put it on the shelf - market it! 

Mickey, Minnie and Me: Hanging with Some Extra Special Kids

by Bernadette King, GSK Communications
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When I walked into the room and was greeted by almost life-sized Mickey and Minnie Mouse balloons waving at me, I knew I was in for a treat. 

More than 25 employees from our R&D Information Technology group had organized a Disney-themed wish “reveal” party for six Philadelphia children and their families scheduled to travel to Disney World this spring thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Osamu Nagata to Receive SAE Foundation’s 2014 Industry Leadership Award

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Detroit, Mich, May 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

It IS About Logistics: How FedEx Integrates Community Engagement Into Its Core Operations

by Jackie Norris, Executive Director and Yvonne Siu Turner, Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs, Points of Light Corporate Institute
Blog

The following is a guest post by Jackie Norris, Executive Director and Yvonne Siu Turner, Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs, Points of Light Corporate Institute. It first appeared on the CSRwire Blog

JA Finance Park with Sojourner Truth Middle School

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On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 21 Alcatel-Lucent employees joined 8th grade students from Sojourner Truth Middle School (East Orange, NJ) at Junior Achievement’s Finance Park. This is the seventh time New Jersey employees participated in the event with many of them enjoying the experience so much that they have volunteered for the event multiple times.

Remix and Authorship

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@HitRecord + @participant media + @pivot are all teaming up to ignite conversation on the power of digital media.  This week's topic is REMIX & AUTHORSHIP. Have you ever remixed someone's content without their permission? How about vice versa? Contribute your thoughts HERE → http://bit.ly/1k9WeyR #iRECresponsibly

hitRECord Call to Action

Calling All Artists
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CALLING ALL ARTISTS! We are gathering art, thoughts, & ideas from the @hitrecord community regarding media. The categories are REMIX & AUTHORSHIP, CREDIBILITY, AGENDA, and PUBLIC AND PRIVATE. Check out the videos & how YOU can get involved! → http://bit.ly/1k9WeyR #iRECresponsibly 

Caesars Foundation: The Will to do Wonders Around the World

Foundation releases 2013 brochure
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Caesars Foundation’s Will to do Wonders is working wonders each day, in cities and in towns throughout the U.S. and globally. Caesars Foundation focuses on HELPING OLDER INDIVIDUALS LIVE LONGER, HEALTHIER, MORE FULFILLING LIVES at every stage of the aging process. We are also committed to marshaling our financial resources, and the commitment of our colleagues, to PROMOTE A MORE SUSTAINABLE WORLD. Finally, Caesars Foundation is committed to STRENGTHENING THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL LIFE of dozens of communities where Caesars Entertainment operates.

Reflections on Project HOPE

Edyta Wiesner, GSK Government Affairs
Blog

I had the honor to represent GSK at Project HOPE's Virginia headquarters yesterday to commemorate the 1000th and final US Department of State-funded humanitarian airlift destined for Tajikistan. This shipment of medicines was valued at $29 million, and it will depart for the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, in the next few days. The celebration was to honor the two-decade legacy of Project HOPE’s airlifts to help people in Tajikistan and other former Soviet States.  

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