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Be An All-Star, Join The Action Team Today

You’re invited to join Major League baseball players and Volunteers of America as we recruit and train thousands of high school students to make an impact in the lives of their neighbors in need.
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There is no surprise why so many high school students want in on the Action Team national youth volunteer program. When you join the Action Team, you’ll be joining forces with thousands of students and Major League baseball players who are all dedicated and passionate about getting involved in causes close to their hearts and important to their communities.
 

Major Leaguers Announce Creation of Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies

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Minneapolis, MN, July 15,  2014 /3BL Media/ -  Major League baseball players, through the Major League Baseball Players Trust (@MLBPlayersTrust), are creating a scholarship program to honor the life of former MLBPA Executive Director, Michael Weiner, it was formally announced today.  Titled the “Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies,” the scholarship seeks to recognize and support the efforts of individuals dedicated to improving the lives of workers.

Voya Foundation Supports Teacher Excellence as Lead Sponsor of Annual Educators’ Conference

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July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), which has rebranded from ING U.S., served as lead sponsor of the second nationwide National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) conference, held July 9-12 in downtown Philadelphia. Hundreds of teachers, principals and school administrators gathered at the event to learn from one another about best practices, and to discuss challenges related to student success, teacher leadership, education policy and community relationships.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program Awards $2.5 Million to Nation’s Future STEM Leaders

Female awardees who excel in and out of classroom get more than half of funds
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DETROIT, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, today announced new scholarships totaling up to $2.5 million to 100 recipients pursuing careers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, also known as STEM, information technology and other fields related to the automotive industry.

Morgan Stanley Healthy Oakland Network Launches Food and Health Initiative with Alameda County Community Food Bank

Linked Partnership Network Will Reach Oakland Youth and Address Health and Hunger Problems in the Community
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NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley announced that Morgan Stanley Healthy Oakland, part of Morgan Stanley’s innovative Healthy Cities program, today will provide nutritious lunches, health screenings and wellness education to underprivileged children at the Martin Luther King Jr.

The Mary Kay Foundation Funds Cancer Breakthrough

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There are very few people who haven’t been touched by cancer in some way. Family, friends, a neighbor down the street… cancer affects us all. The fight to understand cancer in hopes of eliminating the disease is a long road, but researchers are committed to discovering answers, one cell at a time. 

Inspiring Beauty Through Caring: Journey of Dreams

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I love everything about Mary Kay’s latest fragrance — Beauty That Counts® Journey of Dreams Eau de Toilette.

For starters, it’s a fresh clean scent that’s not too overpowering. It’s a great product.

Second, for every bottle sold now through Aug. 15, 2014, Mary Kay Inc. will donate $2.50 to The Mary Kay Foundation’s grant program for women’s shelters. I love it when a product gives back!

“I Wish to be in a Godzilla Movie”

Make-A-Wish Turns “Madzilla” into a Reality
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Big, scary monsters aren't so scary once you’ve stared down cancer. Maddex, 5, was diagnosed with leukemia last year and through his treatments, he developed an interest in the Godzilla movies he watched with his grandfather and father. When Maddex was referred to Make-A-Wish Illinois, he decided to bring his passion to life and wished to be Godzilla in a movie.

GI Bill of Rights Among Historic Documents Being Preserved with Help from Toyota

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Washington, DC, July 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For Toyota Senior Adviser Don Esmond, who spent 6 years serving our country as a decorated Marine, the education and home ownership benefits provided under the GI Bill meant something special: A path to a brighter future.
 
“The GI Bill helped us afford our first house with a backyard,” said Esmond.

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