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JetBlue Airways and KaBOOM! to Build Additional Playground Space in Revere, Ma.

Hundreds of volunteers from the airline and The Neighborhood Developers, organizers from KaBOOM! and local City of Revere residents are coming together to build a second playground in Revere
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BOSTON, June 15, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) is pleased to announce that it's once again teaming up with KaBOOM! as well as The Neighborhood Developers and the City of Revere to build its 14th playground on Wednesday, June 20 at Costa Park in Revere, Massachusetts. The playground build begins with a kickoff ceremony at 8:30 a.m. ET and the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be around 2:30 p.m. This is the fourth playground build in Boston and the second built in Costa Park.

It’s Time to Talk: More Than One-Third of Americans Have Never Discussed Domestic Violence

New Allstate Foundation campaign sparks conversation during Domestic Violence Awareness Month; new symbol makes starting the conversation easier
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Northbrook, IL - October 10, 2011 - Even though domestic violence affects one in four women in their lifetime, more than one-third of Americans have never discussed the issue with a friend or family member. Three out of five believe that it is a difficult issue to discuss.

Andrew Watterson to Join BrownFlynn

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Cleveland, OH – October 6, 2011 – BrownFlynn is pleased to announce a new addition to the Firm’s senior staff: Andrew Watterson will be joining its sustainability and corporate responsibility consulting firm as a senior consultant serving local, national and global clients, effective October 31, 2011.

Barrick's Julie Shuttleworth wins Australia Mine Manager of the Year award

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Julie Shuttleworth says a mine manager’s work with the local community outside the mine is as critical as what is done on-site.

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Julie Shuttleworth says a mine manager’s work with the local community outside the mine is as critical as what is done on-site.

The UN Foundation Unveiled Shot @ Life Campaign

The campaign aims to decrease vaccine-preventable deaths and give children a shot at a healthy life.
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed)  Washington, DC - September 19, 2011 -  The United Nations Foundation today revealed Shot@Life, a new campaign to expand access to life-saving vaccines for children in developing countries. A national grassroots movement, Shot@Life will educate, connect and empower Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most cost-effective ways to save children’s lives around the world. 

Sterling Planet Supports Solar Light for Africa, Ltd. Annual Solar Installation Project

2011 mission brings solar energy to a school, clinic and homes in remote Ugandan village of Karamoja
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - September 16, 2011 - For the fifth consecutive year, Sterling Planet has supported the nonprofit Solar Light for Africa (SLA), Ltd. in its annual project to bring more solar energy to Africa.

Media Impact hosts Storytelling for Sustainable Development

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 11, 2011 - Media Impact hosted a one-day workshop, Storytelling for Sustainable Development, yesterday to encourage the incorporation of Entertainment-Education programs into global sustainable development work. Entertainment-Education is the incorporation of vital health and environmental messaging into entertaining media formats to simultaneously educate and amuse audiences. 

Media Impact and Fundación Social Launch Four Youth Programs in Colombia

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 21, 2011 - From April 4th to 9th, PCI-Media Impact (Media Impact) and Fundación Social jointly hosted an Entertainment-Education (E-E) workshop in Chinauta, Colombia.  Entertainment-Education is the purposeful incorporation of educational content into entertaining media to simultaneously inform and amuse audiences.

The Home Depot Foundation Announces Winners of 2010 Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly

Winning Projects Serve as Model for All Residential Development
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) ATLANTA - November 18, 2010 - The Home Depot® Foundation today announced the winners of its sixth annual Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly.  Lopez Community Land Trust in Lopez Island, Washington, was selected as the winner in the homeownership category, and First Community Housing, San Jose, California, was selected as the winner in the rental category.  Each winning organization will receive a $75,000 grant and each runner up will received a $25,000 grant to further their goal of producing efficient, healthy and affordable housing.

A five year, $2 million commitment from the UPS Foundation supports young women to become advocates and leaders

Focus on Leadership Development and Advocacy Opportunities for Girls to Engage in Global Issues
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The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announce a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.

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The UPS Foundation and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) announce a five-year, $2 million commitment that supports young women to become advocates and leaders on issues such as environmental sustainability, the Millennium Development Goals and community development.

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