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Meet Rita Figueroa. Rita is a retired professional boxer from Chicago, and is currently a service manager in AT&T customer relations. But what makes Rita so extraordinary is the more than 500 hours she spent last year volunteering her time to coach at-risk youth.

2017 Voya Scholars Winner Klajdi Qoku

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Congratulations to Klajdi Qoku, who is one of five students to receive a $10,000 scholarship from Voya Scholars – a collaborative program launched by Voya Financial, in collaboration with its nonprofit partner, Scholarship America. 

Klajdi was born in Albania as the son of a political prisoner, and his parents instilled in him a strong b

New Project Reveals Science Behind Trump Voters' America

Capital Institute's Field Guide to a Regenerative Economy reveals the science behind the revitalization of Tottenville and similarly-neglected communities of Americans who self-identify as voiceless and forgotten.
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., May 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Seventy percent of New York City voters threw their support behind Hilary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, and yet 70 percent of Staten Islanders voted for President Donald Trump. No community better represents this dichotomy between New York City’s inner and outer boroughs than Tottenville, a Staten Island hamlet once known as The Town the Oyster Built and now called—by some residents—Forgottenville.

How to Plant 500,000 Trees: One at a Time

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Charlotte, N.C., likes to be known as the City of Trees, but keeping that name requires a lot of work because development and aging trees are threats to the city's tree canopy. So the city decided in 2011 to cover half of Charlotte with trees by 2050. Doing that requires planting 500,000 trees.

Designing Inspiring and Healthy Workplaces

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As a healthcare company, we focus on how we can best support the wellbeing of patients, consumers, and our employees. We aim to create healthy, safe and inclusive workplaces where everyone at GSK can feel energized and inspired to realize their potential and help us meet global health challenges. And this means rethinking the physical structures where we spend much of our time.

Place matters to health

Putting It Plainly

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Historically, our industry has struggled to embrace the idea of transparency, citing the need to remain competitive. Increasingly, however, we see that physicians, patients, policy makers, and the general public expect our industry to lift its veil — especially on clinical research. And, in our opinion, being transparent is not a path to failure — it is a source of strength.

Letting the light in

Helping Patients in Need

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Insurance coverage can be challenging, financial circumstances can change quickly, and sometimes patients need assistance paying for their prescription medications or vaccines.

Helping patients access the GSK medicines and vaccines they need is critically important to us and aligns with our value of being a patient-focused company.

Paying for your prescription

For those patients in the US who are eligible, we help them:

Lowe's Heroes Give Historic Neighborhood a Major Makeover

By Natia Walker, Community Relations Specialist at Lowe's
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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

VolunteerMatch’s Site Traffic Hits All-Time High Post-Inauguration

January 21-27, 2017, marks the volunteer engagement website’s busiest week in its 19-year history.
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, announced today that its website’s traffic increased by as much as 76% in the days following President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017, marking the busiest time in the website’s history.

University-Industry Collaboration Makes Positive Impact on Atlas Copco Turkey’s Business and Reputation

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On December 22nd, Atlas Copco Mining Technique was invited to the opening ceremony of Istanbul Technical University Mining and Applications Center, which is established in a stone building located in Akdağlar aggregate mine and renovated by the donations of mining industry.

This application center will provide on site mining applications training for İstanbul Technical University (ITU) students together with theoretical information and thus will aim to minimise the lack between the theoretical information gained through traditional classroom education and on site practice.

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