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Gildan Recognizes 4,500 Students for Academic Excellence


Gildan, in collaboration with the Education Ministry in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), recognized the academic achievement of more than 4,500 students through its sponsorship in the Educando program.

As part of this program, now in its eight year, Gildan plays an active role in contributing to elementary school activities for recognizing students’ academic excellence.

VIDEO | Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project

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Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project represents an expanded global commitment to literacy and reading. While one in five Americans have participated in the BOOK IT! literacy program, there are communities locally in the U.S. and all over the world that still need help. As a result, Pizza Hut has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise organization representing the largest network of educators serving kids in need, to implement a year-round fundraising effort.

Pizza Hut Launches the Literacy Project


September 8, 2016, marked a historical day in the history of the largest pizza company in the world, Pizza Hut. On that day, Pizza Hut announced a commitment to expand on its 30+ year commitment to BOOK IT! and unlock the potential of 100 million people around the world over the next 10 years through literacy and reading.

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Help Louisiana Customers Impacted by Floods

Wells Fargo Mobile Response Unit team to station in Denham Springs, LA to provide mortgage assistance, insurance claim check processing, and repair and recovery tips
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BATON ROUGE, LA, September 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the company will deploy its Mobile Response Unit to provide housing recovery assistance to Baton Rouge-area customers impacted by the recent flooding disaster.

Arby’s Kicks Off 2016 National Restaurant Fundraiser to Help End Childhood Hunger in America

For every $1 donated, the Arby’s Foundation provides up to ten meals to children in need
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ATLANTA, August 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Childhood hunger lives in communities large and small across the country, with no regard for geographic or demographic boundaries.  In an effort to raise awareness to this issue and help end childhood hunger in America, Arby’s® restaurants are teaming up with their guests to make a difference. Starting today through Oct.

Norfolk Southern: Reaching People Where They Live

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Norfolk Southern trains run through thousands of communities in the eastern U.S., delivering goods that support local economies and residents. To promote safe rail operations, NS invests in community awareness programs that target two troublesome areas: trespassing on railroad tracks and unsafe motorist behavior at highway-rail grade crossings.

NS’ two largest outreach efforts are its “Whistle Stop” train trips and the “Train Your Brain” campaign, featuring Brainy, the railroad’s pink safety ambassador.

In New Sustainability Report, Norfolk Southern Outlines “What Efficiency Looks Like”

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NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Cleaner-running locomotives. Greater energy efficiency. Support for safer communities. Fewer workplace injuries. A more diverse workforce.

Those are among key achievements highlighted in Norfolk Southern’s new online sustainability report, “What Efficiency Looks Like.” The report details NS’ progress toward achieving a healthy balance between its business imperatives as a publicly traded company and its environmental and social commitments as a responsible corporate citizen.

CBRE Extends Partnership with Shelter for Third Year and Pledges to Raise £1 Million to Help the UK’s Leading Housing and Homelessness Charity by 2018


CBRE has achieved its initial two year UK fundraising target of £500,000 for Shelter, the UK’s leading housing and homelessness charity, in just 18 months. In the wake of this achievement, the global real estate advisor has now extended the UK-wide partnership for a third year and has set a new target to reach by 2018 of £1,000,000. This target will be made up of £750,000 through employee fundraising and corporate donations, in addition to £250,000 of pro bono work and savings on behalf of the charity.

PHOTO: National Grid Employees ‘Stand Down’ for Veterans

The company supported the Worcester-based fundraiser with an $8K donation
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National Grid employees from Massachusetts and Rhode Island participated June 17 in the annual Veterans Inc. Stand Down at the nonprofit’s headquarters at 69 Grove St. in Worcester, Mass. In addition to volunteering at the event, employees raised more than $4,000, which the company matched. In total, the company presented Veterans Inc. with an $8,000 donation.

Carcassonne to San Remo: CBRE's 2016 EMEA Charity Bike Ride Challenge

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100 CBRE employees, sponsors, clients, suppliers, family and friends faced a cycling challenge through the undulating hills of France, finishing on the Italian Riviera. The 650km ride, which started June 5, began in the medieval castle town of Carcassonne before finishing on the Mediterranean coast in San Remo on June 9. A number of significant climbs were involved on the route to the beach in San Remo, notably the 3,000 m climb on the third day of cycling between Carpentras and Digne les Bains.


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