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Keep America Beautiful Selects 2016–2017 National Youth Advisory Council

Ten High Schools Students Chosen from Across the Country
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit which envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, has selected 10 high school students from across the country to serve on its fifth national Youth Advisory Council, which is sponsored through the generous support of the Wrigley Company Foundation.

Mayor Turner Announces ServiceWorks Skill-Building Bootcamp for Hire Houston Youth in Partnership with Volunteer Houston, Points of Light, Houston Independent School District, and the White House Summer Opportunity Project

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“Access to a job in the summer and beyond can make all the difference to a young person – especially those who don’t have access to many resources and opportunities.” - President Barack Obama

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“Access to a job in the summer and beyond can make all the difference to a young person – especially those who don’t have access to many resources and opportunities.” - President Barack Obama

GM Student Corps Members Learn, Earn and Lead

129 high school students team up with GM retirees and college students for summertime “leadership factory”
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DETROIT, August 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - When high school students Sadeeque Mohamed and Tiera Wade joined the inaugural GM Student Corps in 2013 as paid interns, they never expected to return to GM and their alma maters to mentor the 2016 Student Corps members.

Wade, a Wayne State University student who graduated from River Rouge High School, credits the program for her decision to enter social work and launch a non-profit organization. Mohamed, a computer science major at University of Michigan Ann Arbor, is a Hamtramck High School graduate.

Carnival Ecstasy Donates Tableware to Five Charleston-Area Charities

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Continuing Carnival Cruise Line’s ongoing support of its homeport communities, the Charleston-based Carnival Ecstasy has donated tableware – plates, saucers, cups, silverware, etc. – to five local charities, including Habitat for Humanity Restore, Windwood Farm Home for Children, Connie Maxwell Children’s Home, The Neighborhood House of Our Lady of Mercy, and My Sister’s House.

GM Foundation Invests $100,000 to Evaluate STEM Gains

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DENVER, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ The GM Foundation is supporting Earth Force, Inc. with a $100,000 investment to further advance the GM Global River Environmental Education Network (GM GREEN).

The grant will support professional development for the educators that facilitate GM GREEN programs, such as online learning videos reinforcing the organization’s Community Action and Problem-Solving Process. The funds also enable Earth Force to build on its decades-long evaluation program by focusing on STEM education impact and alignment with GM sustainability goals.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2016 Recycle-Bowl; Urges Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

Schools Nationwide Encouraged to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As students, teachers, administrators and staff prepare to head back to school, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the nation with the launch of its 6th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration opens today for the fall recycling competition at http://Recycle-Bowl.org/.  

Friendship Day Provides Opportunities for Kids to Volunteer Together, Spread Kindness

Emmy Perry Shares How You Can Make a Difference
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What would you say being a friend means to you? Loyalty? Kindness? Generosity? For actress Emmy Perry, founder of Emmy’s Hope and generationOn Celebrity Youth Ambassador, it means being a great friend.

“To have great friends, you have to be a great friend,” she says. “Sometimes you’re not together, but friends are there for you even when you don’t see them. They’ll always put a smile on your face when you need it most.” 

Impact Around the World

Las Vegas Sands Corporate Citizenship Overview
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Our global corporate citizenship program, Sands Cares, integrates our philanthropic work worldwide, including financial giving, Team Member volunteerism and in-kind support. The ultimate goal for Sands Cares is to build on our company’s legacy of making an impact in the areas we care about most – our People and those working in the hospitality industry, the Communities we call home and the Planet we share.

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Our global corporate citizenship program, Sands Cares, integrates our philanthropic work worldwide, including financial giving, Team Member volunteerism and in-kind support. The ultimate goal for Sands Cares is to build on our company’s legacy of making an impact in the areas we care about most – our People and those working in the hospitality industry, the Communities we call home and the Planet we share.

Growing Future Leaders in the Fight to End Hunger

By: Shondra Jenkins
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There are some remarkable people out there who are fighting to end hunger. These people have dedicated countless hours to ensuring no one goes hungry, whether it’s in their own communities or around the world. Some have donated thousands of pounds of food to people in need. Some have recruited others and inspired them to get involved in service. And some have done all of this before graduating high school.

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