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Leading by Example: California Mom Teaches Daughters the Importance of Giving Back

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Plenty of little girls aspire to be like Disney princesses – beautiful, magical and strong.

Laura Giron’s daughters, ages 10 and 11, have been taught since toddlerhood that real magic and beauty comes from giving time and compassion to people in need through volunteer service.

Laura has worked for The Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California, for 19 years, and quickly embraced the company’s encouragement of volunteerism during off hours – involving her two daughters from the time they were tots.

12-Year-Old Cancer Patient Advocates for Hospitalized Kids

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"Kids need someone to represent them, someone who will share their voice, and I love being that person!" said Michaeyla Nadeau of Virginia Beach, Virginia, who volunteers as a patient advocate for children with cancer and other illnesses.

Though she is only 12 years old, Michaeyla speaks with the upbeat energy and confidence of a healthy, mature adult. She has been battling osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer, for two years, spending endless hours undergoing chemotherapy and surgery.  At one point, she was hospitalized for nearly 320 days straight.

Allstate Agency Owners from Across the U.S. Come Together at the “People’s Pier” to Assemble 2,400 Backpacks for Chicago Youth

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 22, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ -- More than 100 Allstate agency owners from around the country sorted and stuffed 2,400 backpacks with books and loaded them onto Chicago Public Library trucks at Navy Pier on Wed., May 17. The backpacks, which included books tailored for preschool, elementary and middle school students, were delivered to all 80 Chicago Public Library branches and will be distributed to youth this summer.

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Completes Successful Great American Cleanup Event

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Earlier in May, Keep America Beautiful Reno, Nevada-based affiiliate Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) hosted its 11th annual Great Community Cleanup -- a local initiative of the Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest community improvement program.

Volunteers Help Improve Green Space, Clean Air in Arcadia

Edison International partners with nonprofit Amigos de los Rios to restore a local conservation park
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In its previous life, the Peck Road Water Conservation Park in Arcadia was a pebble quarry. It wasn’t pretty or inviting, but it served its industrial purpose. Today, the landscape is much different — it’s a beautiful, thriving green space in an area that is seriously lacking.

Hospitalized Children Experience a ‘Moment of Magic’ Thanks to a College Student with a Big Heart

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When Kylee McGrane sat down with her family to watch Frozen, it gave her a great idea – and she just couldn’t let it go.

Realizing that she looked like Elsa and that her best friend, Maggie McAndrew, looked like Anna, she had an “a-ha moment” that would become her next service project: she wanted to start visiting hospitals as the princesses from Frozen.

Eastman brings “If I Had a Hammer” to Anniston community

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Eastman is hammering the importance of math education in Anniston, AL this week!

Challenged with STEAM, Students Mix Creativity with Innovation

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If given the opportunity to improve your community, what innovations would you dream up? That’s exactly the mission of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest.

New Laureus Sport for Good Project

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After their successful debut in Vienna, the soccer-loving girls are now also in Salzburg. The new Laureus Sport for Good Project "kick mit" is going into the next round with around 200 girls between the ages of eight and thirteen who are taking part in the first championship of the girls' soccer project "kick mit".

"It's all about being there" in Salzburg
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View the complete article via Daimler.com 

After their successful debut in Vienna, the soccer-loving girls are now also in Salzburg. The new Laureus Sport for Good Project "kick mit" is going into the next round with around 200 girls between the ages of eight and thirteen who are taking part in the first championship of the girls' soccer project "kick mit".

Sands Bethlehem Celebrates Earth Day

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To celebrate Earth Day this year, the sustainability department, along with other Team Members from Sands Bethlehem, volunteered their time at a local elementary school to host the second annual Earth Day Fair. The effort was in conjunction with Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ Global Sustainability strategy designed to help create a more sustainable future.

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