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Breast Cancer Survivors Meet the San Diego Chargers

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The American Cancer Society is grateful for the support received from the NFL’s "A Crucial Catch" screening and fundraising campaign which is now in its fourth year.  All money raised since 2011 through "A Crucial Catch" supports the Society’s Community Health Advocates National Grants for Empowerment (CHANGE) program. 

View photos from an event for breast cancer survivors as they meet members of the NFL San Diego Chargers team here: http://bit.ly/V6WBQb. 

Accenture Grants $750,000 to Train New Patient Navigators in 35 Locations Across the US

Work with Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute Reflects Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship Focus Skills to Succeed
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New York., October 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute (PNI) today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded PNI $750,000 to help the organization roll out a Patient Navigator selection, skills-building and job readiness program in 35 locations across the United States. The grant builds on a 2011 donation of cash and in-kind support of $875,000, which supported PNI’s successful pilot program in Cleveland and helped fund the training of 120 patient navigators in the city.

Incite Partners with E3 Alliance and Get Schooled to Launch "Get Schooled Central Texas Fall Attendance Challenge" Campaign to Increase School Attendance

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Austin, TX., October 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Incite has partnered with E3 Alliance and Get Schooled to launch the “Get Schooled Central Texas Fall Attendance Challenge” campaign aimed at increasing school attendance in Central Texas.

Hilton Worldwide Joins Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to Minimize Food Waste and Alleviate Hunger

Hotels launch pilot food donation systems in nine markets on World Food Day
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MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today, on World Food Day, Hilton Worldwide announced multi-year partnerships with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to secure food and reduce hunger in communities where it operates around the globe.

Keep America Beautiful’s Graffiti Prevention Grants Awarded to Seven Local Organizations

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STAMFORD, Conn., /Oct. 12, 2012/ 3BL Media / - Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) today announced the winners of the 2012 Graffiti Hurts® Grant Program. This year, KAB provided four $2,500 cash grants as well as two $2,500 paint supply certificates from The Sherwin-Williams Company. Q-Star also provided a FlashCAM, valued at $6,100, to one deserving recipient. The FlashCAM is a deterrent system effective in preventing illegal trespassing during hours it most often occurs.

$2,500 cash grant recipients:

VIDEO: Hinkley-area Youth Develop Career Skills in PG&E Jobs Program

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HINKLEY – Albert Gutierrez is getting his hands dirty under the hood of a nearly 30-foot long, flatbed tow truck. If he’s intimidated, he doesn’t show it. The 18-year-old recent high school graduate from Hinkley is anxious to learn. And, with an interest in the auto repair field, he is getting valuable on-the-job experience at Barstow Towing. Gutierrez is one of eight young adults – ages 18-to 24-years old – participating in the Hinkley Career Training Program.

Domtar et la Student Conservation Association unissent leurs forces à Montréal

Journée d'activités d'entretient et préservation du Parc des Rapides à LaSalle le 13 octobre
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MONTRÉAL, Le 10 octobre 2012 /3BL Media/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE : UFS) (TSX : UFS) annonce aujourd’hui que plus de 50 employés du siège social de Montréal participeront bénévolement avec leur famille et des membres locaux et internationaux de la Student Conservation Association (SCA), à une grande corvée d’une demi-journée qui aura lieu le 13 octobre prochain au Parc des Rapides à LaSalle.

Domtar and the Student Conservation Association Partner for Habitat Restoration in Montreal

Employee volunteers and student conservationists join forces on Saturday, October 13 in LaSalle Borough's Parc des Rapides
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MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that on Saturday, October 13th, more than 50 employee volunteers and their families from the company’s  head  office in Montreal, along with local and international members of the Student Conservation Association (SCA), will converge on Parc des Rapides in LaSalle for an intensive half-day of habitat restoration activities.

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