CITGO Fuels Mobile Literacy Program ‘Bess the Book Bus’ National Tour

2015 tour continues with stops throughout Northern and Eastern United States
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HOUSTON, Aug. 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Continuing efforts to bring free books and a love of reading to children in underserved communities, CITGO Petroleum Corporation joined mobile literacy program Bess the Book Bus in kicking off the next leg of its 2015 national tour on August 24 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Since January, Bess the Book Bus has distributed more than 29,000 free books to 21,000 children – and is well on the way to reaching its goal of distributing 100,000 books to 25,000 children across more than 30 states this year alone.  

The Right to Go to School

Why Volkswagen donates bicycles to South African schools

"Every day it takes me two hours to go to school. I get very tired every day and when I return I'm still tired." – Funeka, South African student, grade 10.

Community Health Charities Offers Back to School Resources for Children Living with Chronic Illnesses

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WASHINGTON, D.C., August 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Getting back into a school routine after a long summer break can be stressful for children, parents and caregivers alike, especially for children living with a chronic illness who face tremendous obstacles. 

The London Mithraeum: A Future for the Past

Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London will be located on one of the UK’s most significant archaeological sites

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Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London will be located on one of the UK’s most significant archaeological sites – a temple dedicated to the Roman god Mithras. As stewards of the ancient site and artifacts, Bloomberg is creating an innovative museum experience that will change the way we encounter archeology.

A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Taping of the 2015 Action Team PSA


Blanketed by a late-night snowstorm, Queens Vocational Technical High School in Long Island City, N.Y., seemed still from the outside on a cold, slushy Saturday in late January.

But it was anything but calm on the inside, where 25 Action Team volunteers were hosting a baseball clinic featuring Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton and Yankees pitcher Chris Capuano that would also serve as the backdrop for the taping of the Action Team’s newest Public Service Announcement campaign.

Make-A-Wish® Celebrates Summertime with Three Travel Wishes


Summer is a time for traveling. People take advantage of the summertime to visit new places, whether that be a trip to Europe, to the beach or to a national park for a camping trip. For Make-A-Wish® wish kids, a travel related wish is their opportunity to explore and take a break from the life-threatening medical conditions they face.

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The Hamels Foundation Raises $300,000-plus for Schools


Schools in Philadelphia, Missouri and Malawai, Africa will benefit from the $351,000 raised last week during The Hamels Foundation’s annual “Diamonds and Denim” event.

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi created The Hamels Foundation to provide support for quality education in the United States and establish a school in Malawi, Africa. The Hamels Foundation takes a community-based approach to education by providing assistance to schools as well as supporting other education based non-profit entities in the United States in need of support.

Volkswagen Helps People Help Themselves

Making a difference in South Africa
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In the country at the Cape of Good Hope, social responsibility is not just a buzzword, but is brought to life in manifold ways. Volkswagen Group’s main focus for the region rests on education and on helping people to help themselves. Nonkqubela Maliza, Director of Corporate and Governmental Affairs at Volkswagen Group South Africa, explains: “We think on a long-term basis and always ask whether our contribution will ensure sustainable progress in the community.”

Robinson Cano Brings A-List Celebs, Latin Flair to Charity Night


Robinson Cano is bringing Latin flair and A-list celebrities to his fundraiser in Seattle on the evening of Wednesday June 3.

The all-star second baseman is hosting “Canoche” — a night with Cano and friends that will have a Latin supper club feel  — at the city’s Paramount Theater to benefit his RC22 Foundation.


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