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A Back to School Story: Making a Difference for A Coffee Farmer's Daughter

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It's back to school for millions of American children. As parents savor their morning cup of coffee, here is a heartwarming story of how a relationship with two American women enabled a Panamanian coffee farmers' daughter to attend school for the first time. Equator Coffees' CEO Helen Russell blogs about how her company is making a difference on their coffee farm, Finca Sofia, in Panama.

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It's back to school for millions of American children. As parents savor their morning cup of coffee, here is a heartwarming story of how a relationship with two American women enabled a Panamanian coffee farmers' daughter to attend school for the first time. Equator Coffees' CEO Helen Russell blogs about how her company is making a difference on their coffee farm, Finca Sofia, in Panama.

SC Johnson Teams up with City of Racine for Ninth Annual Backpack Giveaway

Annual Festival to Distribute 3,000 Backpacks to Racine Area Students
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Racine, WI - August 18, 2011 - For the second year in a row, SC Johnson will be the major sponsor of the ninth annual free backpack giveaway as part of the Racine Mayor’s Back-to-School Stay-in-School Festival. All Racine area students are eligible to participate in the program on Monday, August 22, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Racine’s Festival Grounds on the Lake.  Activities will include live entertainment, interactive games and food.

Verizon Offers Free, Fun, Educational Resources for Kids Returning to School

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Playing educational games on Verizon Thinkfinity is an easy and fun way for kids to brush up on math, science and language arts skills after the long summer break and inevitable summer learning loss. 

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Playing educational games on Verizon Thinkfinity is an easy and fun way for kids to brush up on math, science and language arts skills after the long summer break and inevitable summer learning loss. 

Recyclebank Launches the Green Your School Year Challenge

Learn eco-friendly school year tips, make green pledges and take interactive challenges for a chance to win over 100 prizes
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NYWEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today launched the Recyclebank Green Your School Year Challenge, a nationwide effort to motivate and inspire families to make eco-friendly decisions throughout the school year.

Green Your Back to School

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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With summer nearing an end and children headed back to school, now is a great time to have a discussion with your family about sustainable living and building that back to school checklist.  Going back to school is an exciting time.  It can also be a great way to introduce some fun sustainable alternatives.
 

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