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Freeport-McMoRan Foundation in Chile Equips Community Center in Ollagüe


Minera El Abra, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, provided the nearby town of Ollagüe over $22,000 to furnish a community center with technological equipment, kitchenware and office furniture. This contribution will help facilitate meetings, training sessions and community gatherings.

To learn more about how Freeport-McMoRan invests in communities where it operates, see

Aramark Volunteers in Toronto Share Nutrition Knowledge, Inspire Families at Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Aramark celebrates 10-years of helping underserved communities and the five year anniversary of the company’s global day of service, Aramark Building Community Day
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TORONTO, September 20, 2018 /3BL Media/  More than 100 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members volunteered their time at Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre, to bring health and wellness education to community members. These volunteers join more than 12,000 Aramark team members, in 15 counties, who are also volunteering at 400 service projects across the globe, during Aramark’s annual day of community service, Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

For Some Kids, Summer's Not so Healthy When School Lunch Goes Away

How community centers fill the gap

It’s August, and we’re well in to the heat of summer. It should be a carefree time for children, but for those who depend on the National School Lunch Program during the school year, summer may mean poor nutrition, even hunger.

Dole Pineapple Workers Open Community Center Thanks to Fair Trade

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Dole Food Company and Fair Trade USA jointly announced today the inauguration of two new community centers near Dole’s Muelle and Bosque Farms in Costa Rica, made possible by Fair Trade purchases made at Whole Foods Market stores, which drive additional money to pineapple farmworkers to invest in projects of their choosing. The commencement events at the two locations took place on December 5th and 6th, 2017.

Cormack Family Funds New Children International Community Center and Youth Center in Colombia

The Cormack Family Community Center and Youth Center Will Benefit Nearly 12,000 Children and Youth
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., August 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Dave Cormack, the president and chief executive officer of the healthcare software provider Brightree, and his family were lead donors in the construction of the new Cormack Family Community Center and Youth Center in Cartagena, Colombia. The centers were inaugurated earlier this summer and will benefit nearly 12,000 children and youth.

Aramark and American Heart Association Teach Philadelphia Moms Healthy Shopping Tips as part of Educational Series on Living a Healthy Lifestyle

The grocery store tour is part of a 12-week program, Healthy for Life, by Aramark and the AHA, devoted to teaching simple strategies for families in underserved communities to change their eating behaviors and lead healthier lifestyles.
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Local moms from Episcopal Community Services in Philadelphia recently visited a grocery store in their neighborhood to participate in a healthy eating class led by an Aramark registered dietitian. On the tour, the dietitian taught participants tips for navigating the grocery store and shopping smarter, including planning meals in advance, always having a list and budget before going into the store, and buying items in bulk to freeze for future meal planning.

Volunteers Impact 500,000 on Global Aramark Building Community Day

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Nearly 8,000 Aramark employees touched the lives of half a million individuals and families in 15 countries during Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day) in September. Associates participated in more than 300 projects that inspired families to lead healthier lives and helped youth and adults gain job skills. 

Aramark Honors Cynthia Figueroa of Congreso de Latinos Unidos in Philadelphia for Dedication to Strengthening Philadelphia Neighborhoods

Figueroa Recognized with Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award, which includes a $40,000 grant to Congreso
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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Cynthia Figueroa, president and CEO of Congreso de Latinos Unidos in Philadelphia, was honored today with the 2015  Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award in recognition of her innovative and inspirational work to create strong families and communities. The recognition includes a $40,000 Aramark grant to Congreso.

Health and Wellness Emphasized at Mary's Center on Aramark Building Community Day

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At Mary's Center in Washington D.C. volunteers taught the importance of eating healthy by leading cooking demonstrations and highlighting affordable meals during Aramark Building Community Day Sept. 17.

Chefs provided samples of healthy food and information about nutrition, while other volunteers transformed the outdoor patio into a space the community can now enjoy meals together.

Winner of Aramark Leadership Award is True "Servant Leader"

Susan Dreyfus, president and CEO of the Alliance, said today that one of the many highlights of the Alliance National Conference this week was seeing her friend Dr. Anselmo Villarreal, president and CEO of La Casa de Esperanza, Inc. of her home city of Waukesha, Wisconsin, receive the 2014 Peter B. Goldberg Aramark Building Community Executive Leadership Award.
This prestigious award is given to a leader in recognition of their innovative and inspirational work to create strong families and communities.


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