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Xylem Partners with Manchester City Football Club

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Last month, Xylem partnered with Manchester City Football Team to work together in solving water. At one event, Xylem volunteers, along with coaches and players from Manchester City Football Club and the New York City Football Club, teamed up to support New York City’s city-wide efforts to promote youth soccer programs in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Almost 100 children between the ages of 7-13 enjoyed soccer training from professional coaches and participated in a water conservation program, which highlighted the importance of water conservation.

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: The JOBLINGE Mentors Team Helps Provide Access to Employment

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Colleagues in Hamburg and Frankfurt partnered with the JOBLINGE Foundation to support over 124 people to find a job through mentoring and CV workshops, achieving 77% job placements as a result. In Germany, 500,000 young people are unable to find jobs or apprenticeships despite a shortage of skilled workers. In response, colleagues established a partnership with the JOBLINGE Foundation, who support young people aged 16-25 struggling to find employment on their own.

Sherlock Gnomes Tracks Down Free Screening for Local Youth

By Lisa Di Venuta
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Rather than heading home to relax in air-conditioned apartments or neighborhood bars after work on Wednesday, July 25, a group of Paramount Pictures employees chose to spend the night volunteering outside in the summer heat.

Embracing the Viacommunity spirit of “All good, all around,” Paramount’s volunteers gave back to kids in their local community with an evening of activities and an outdoor screening of Paramount’s animated flick Sherlock Gnomes at Los Angeles’ Lemon Grove Park.

Carnival Puts the ‘Fun’ in Fundraising for the Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Wiggle for Westmead’ Raises Funds to Purchase Vital Equipment for the Grace Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
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August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to the generosity of Carnival Cruise Line’s guests and the success of the Wiggle for Westmead program, Carnival donated new medical equipment to the Grace Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

To celebrate the donation, Carnival Cruise Line Vice President Australia, Jennifer Vandekreeke and Carnival Spirit Captain, Vittorio Marchi joined Medical Director for the Grace Centre, Professor Nadia Badawi in a celebratory Wiggle for Westmead.

From Royal Inspiration to Royal Recognition

Celebrating Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter & Community Leader Nick Coates
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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to address societal and environmental issues. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, there is even more to volunteering than giving back to our communities. Volunteering makes our company a better place to work, so employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they volunteer for.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Nick Coates, Principal ITSM Solutions Engineer, Production Engineering, in our Reading UK office.

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Symantec’s Volunteer of the Quarter initiative highlights and rewards those employees who dedicate their time and talents to address societal and environmental issues. We have a long and proud history of encouraging our employees to volunteer. While the driving force of our efforts is largely altruistic, there is even more to volunteering than giving back to our communities. Volunteering makes our company a better place to work, so employees are helping both Symantec and the organizations they volunteer for.

Today we highlight our Volunteer of the Quarter Nick Coates, Principal ITSM Solutions Engineer, Production Engineering, in our Reading UK office.

UPS Assembles 500 Hygiene Kits for Atlanta Homeless Teens Heading Back to School

UPS and The UPS Foundation continue support of local community
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ATLANTA, August 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Next week students enrolled in Fulton County Schools (FCS) will begin the new school year. Unfortunately for homeless Atlanta teens trying to head back to school, purchasing even the most basic items can pose a challenge. Today, to help with this need, Kevin Warren, UPS’s new chief marketing officer and members of UPS’s African American Business Resource Group (AABRG), in partnership with the Ed Isakson YMCA, led an effort to create 500 hygiene kits packed with bars of soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, lotions and combs.

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Beginning with Children Mentoring Program

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The Beginning with Children Mentoring programme is designed to support the personal, social, academic and career growth of high school students. Mentoring relationships with Barclays volunteers have been successfully established, dedicated to helping students achieve their full potential. The programme, now in its ninth year, has helped over 75 students from Brooklyn to graduate from high school and enroll into college, 85% of whom are from low-income families.

Johnson County Library and Black & Veatch Renew MakerSpace Partnership

Gift continues support for popular STEM programs for problem solvers of all ages
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July 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Modern American libraries are centers of access to ideas, books, AV – and technology.

What to Know About the Next Generation of Activists

A conversation with 19-year-old activist Ziad Ahmed
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At 19 years old, Ziad Ahmed has become one of the young voices in a growing movement around creating social change. In describing his peers—Generation Z as they’re labeled—he says they have one goal in mind: Change.

I Was a Millennial Mentor at Citywide Speed Mentoring Day

By Rita Papadogiannis, CSR Coordinator at Viacom
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As a twenty-something woman, my generation is more commonly associated with avo-toast and Keeping Up With The Kardashians rather than exceptional community service. So, when I was recently given the opportunity to support the NYC Youth Mentoring Initiative through Viacom's participation in “Good for Me.

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