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Research4Life Helps Charity Improve Lives of HIV-Infected Orphans in Zambia

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In 2003, a woman with AIDS, seven months pregnant and living in a bus terminal in the Zambian capital of Lusaka, was found by nuns and brought to a shelter. After delivering the baby, physician Tim Meade and a team of volunteers looked after the child. Unable to care for her newborn son, the mother turned to "Dr Tim". As a sign of gratitude, she named the boy Tim.

Microsoft on the Issues Blog: One Billion and Counting…

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Posted by Lisa Brummel

Chief People Officer, Microsoft

In October of last year, we marked the 30th Employee Giving Campaign and celebrated a major milestone: $1 billion in cash raised by U.S. employees and our company match for more than 31,000 global nonprofit and community organizations since the start of the campaign in 1983.

10 Days Left to Vote for Travel With Purpose! Hilton Worldwide Video Entered into BCCCC Film Festival

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Hilton Worldwide is a nominee in the 2013 Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) 5th Annual Film Festival – and there are 10 days left to vote! Hilton Worldwide’s video submission showcases and celebrates the company's first Global Week of Service - in just eight days, Team Members at more than 600 properties offices across 401 cities and 51 countries harnessed their passion for hospitality and service to complete more than 800 vo

The North Face Clothes the Loop Program Gives Old Clothes New Life

The North Face retail stores take back clothes from any brand, in any condition, for recycling into new products, raw materials or resale
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February 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today, The North Face announced its Clothes The Loop recycling program, an initiative designed to reduce the amount of clothing and footwear that goes to landfills. Through a partnership with I:CO USA, the Clothes The Loop program extends the lifecycle of apparel and footwear deposited by consumers by reusing items or reverting them to basic materials for manufacturing. In 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimated that roughly 22 billion pounds of post-consumer textile waste ended up in landfills.

Vote for Travel With Purpose! Hilton Worldwide Video Entered into BCCCC Film Festival

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Hilton Worldwide is a nominee in the 2013 Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) 5th Annual Film Festival – a competition to honor the best use of video as a corporate citizenship communications tool.  Hilton Worldwide’s video submission showcases and celebrates the company's first Global Week of Service.

Documenting an Epidemic: University of Cape Town Library Builds HIV/AIDS Video Archive

Photos and videos capture the experience in South Africa, where more than 5.5 million are afflicted
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With a grant from the Elsevier Foundation, the University of Cape Town Library and the Community Media Trust are safeguarding decades of critical 'primary source' knowledge on the social and political aspects of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa.

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With a grant from the Elsevier Foundation, the University of Cape Town Library and the Community Media Trust are safeguarding decades of critical 'primary source' knowledge on the social and political aspects of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa.

View the video here >>

 

Mary Kay Advocates For Domestic Violence Survivors In Denver At Legislative Education And Advocacy Day

Mary Kay pink Cadillacs descend upon the Colorado State Capitol as Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants and Coloradans from across the state unite to raise awareness
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Denver, Feb. 14, 2013 /3BL Media/  Joining forces with the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV), Mary Kay Inc. and Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants from across Colorado came together for Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) on February 12, 2013. The event held at the Colorado State Capitol gives participants an opportunity to raise awareness and urge state lawmakers to make meaningful changes to benefit domestic violence survivors.

Impoverished Youth Give to Others with Love - Children International

Acts of Love Impact a Community in Guayaquil, Ecuador
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 14, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Love stories abound at this time of year. When you think about children who live in a severely impoverished community – houses with dirt floors, roofs that leak, and makeshift walls and doors – you might first think of other people helping them. That is a demonstration of love. That is not this love story, however. This love story is about those children helping people in their own community who are less fortunate than they are.

Domtar Enhances Recyclebank Green Schools Program

Companies deepen partnership; collaborate to promote environmental education and student leadership
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MONTREAL, FEB. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced it is furthering its partnership with Recyclebank® by supporting the Recyclebank Green Schools Program, which awards schools grant money for unique student projects that will make a positive environmental impact on their communities.

PG&E Receives Pr News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Honor For Summer Jobs Program

First-time program receives Honorable Mention distinction
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February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) received an Honorable Mention award in the Corporate Community Partnership Category for the utility’s Summer Jobs program at Monday’s PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards program in Washington, D.C.

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