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Home Safe Home: 7 Companies Standing #WithRefugees

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In recent years, the refugee crisis has expanded to unprecedented levels, with nearly 1 in 100 people worldwide displaced from their homes. Amidst a widespread perception of federal inaction, companies and NGOs have seen an increasing demand from consumers to step up and do their part to make a difference. In fact, more than two-thirds of consumers cited immigration as a top priority for companies to take the lead on.

Keep America Beautiful Brings Great American Cleanup to Hometown of Stamford, CT

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Keep America Beautiful, in collaboration with the East Side Partnership, lived up to its call-to-action to #cleanYOURblock by conducting a Great American Cleanup event on June 20 at a number of locations in Stamford, Connecticut, home of its national headquarters.

East Side Partnership, the driving force in promoting the transformation of Stamford's East Side for more than a decade, joined iconic national community improvement nonprofit Keep America Beautiful in cleaning up, greening up and beautifying various locations during the Stamford Great American Cleanup event.

Arrow Electronics Sales Team Supports Ronald McDonald House in Toronto

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Earlier this month, members of the Arrow Electronics Toronto-based sales team donated their time to cook and serve dinner for more than 150 people at the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) location in downtown Toronto. The Arrow team arranged the event, purchased the provisions, and prepared and served a multicourse meal to families currently calling the facility home.

Comcast NBCUniversal Releases 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

by Dalila Wilson-Scott, Senior Vice President, Community Investment, Comcast NBCUniversal
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Businesses have a great impact on society, and as a leading media and technology company, we recognize our unique ability to help solve some of the most challenging social issues of our time.

At Comcast NBCUniversal, we are committed to using our platforms, media channels and strategic expertise across our varied businesses to create opportunities for individuals and communities to succeed, including by creating more access to technology and fostering innovation in diverse communities.

Thousands of Social Change Experts Come Together in Seattle for Points of Light Conference

Conference offers dynamic speakers, diverse learning tracks, and shines a light on the volunteering and service movement
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SEATTLE, June 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The 2017 Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service has kicked off in Seattle with a carefully crafted series of events at some of the most distinctively Seattle venues, including Benaroya Hall, the Washington State Convention Center, and select restaurants, organizations and attractions throughout the city.

Creating a Learning Environment Ripe for Success

by Principal Ricardo Rosales, North Hollywood High School in Los Angeles
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Summer vacation has begun for so many of us, but I am still thinking about the 520 high school seniors who received diplomas this month from our school, with 64 percent headed to four-year colleges and universities. That percentage is higher than it was last year, and I’m grateful to our dedicated teachers and so many other contributing factors that contributed – including the benefits of a more positive learning environment.

Consumers Energy Honors Senior Citizen of the Year

Honoring winner for her 30 years of service for Meals on Wheels, promotion of childhood immunizations, and her clerical assistance for the retired senior volunteer program.
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A 100-year-old Kalamazoo woman who Consumers Energy honored with the statewide Senior Citizen of the Year award appeared on “The Lori Moore Show” on WWMT-TV(Kalamazoo), as well as Whitney Sk

Points of Light Announces Top 50 Community-Minded Companies

Annual Civic 50 Honors Companies and Identifies Trends
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SEATTLE, June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Yesterday evening, Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, announced the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

Astellas Employees Create and Donate Thousands of Items to Four Las Vegas-Area Children’s Charities

Employees also raised nearly $60K at Second Annual “One Astellas Spirit Run”
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LAS VEGAS, June 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Approximately 1,000 Astellas employees attending the company’s National Sales Forum recently gathered to assemble almost 2,800 items for children’s charities in Southern Nevada as part of the company’s annual day of service program, Changing 

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