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Republic Services Driver Gives to Little Boy with Cancer

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Republic Services driver, Rick Neatherlin, based in the Bellevue, Wash. area developed a special relationship with a residential customer, Little Isaac Williams of Sammamish, Wash. The little boy is fighting stage 4 cancer. Neatherlin recruited some additional Republic drivers and supervisors to surprise the little boy for Christmas with several trucks and gifts. 

Local TV station, King 5, covered this heartwarming story on our driver and the little boy. Watch it here.


Republic Services Truck Makes a Special Birthday Visit to a 4-Year-Old Fan

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Republic Services loves to connect with customers and residents in the communities they feel fortunate to serve every day. Recently, Michigan-based residential driver Andy Lewis & Operation Supervisor Kunta Taylor made a surprise birthday visit to a young boy. Jackson is a huge fan of Republic trucks and waits in front of his house for the driver every Monday, so getting to see the truck up close & meeting Andy made it a fantastic 4th birthday.

Minnesota Recycling Workers Find Stolen Safe with $20,000 Still Inside

By Rob Olson, Fox9

HOPKINS, Minn. (KMSP) - When you're sorting cardboard boxes and aluminum cans, a mangled, several-hundred pound safe catches your attention quickly. Even more so when you find a stack of $100 bills still inside.

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Adorable Five-year-old Obsessed with His Garbage Men

By Isabel Rosales, ABC Action News
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HILLSBOROUGH CO., Fla - Do you remember at five years old what you wanted to be growing up? One Tampa Bay kid knows exactly what what he'll be--a garbage man.

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Employee Exemplifies Caring Value by Saving a Life


Some extraordinarily good things happen on airplanes.
Originally trained as a nurse, Gursharan (Sharan) Kaur Sidhu took action when a fellow passenger was in distress.

Sharan, Kimberly-Clark Professional Business Capability Manager for Malaysia and Indonesia, was traveling from Jakarta, Indonesia to Kuala Lumpur after a distributor conference. 

Duke Energy Workers Use AED, Save Man Having Heart Attack


CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Duke Energy workers are being hailed as heroes after they helped save a Citrus County man when he had a heart attack.

Robert Olsen, of Homosassa, was able to personally thank Chris Damewood, Stephen Shaffer, Jesse Ginley and Justin Barr Thursday during a reunion.

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Glendale Residents Appreciate Trash Collector

He is one of 300 men doing this job in the area, but no one else has the fans he does.
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Originally posted on KSDK

By Jason Aubry

Several neighborhoods in Glendale, Missouri, are praising the man who picks up their trash.

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3-Year-Old Loves Garbage Men

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Originally posted on First Coast News

Growing up, we all have our heroes. For most little kids it might be a policeman or a fireman, but for one little boy in St. John's county, it's the men that do a thankless job everyday, and what they do for him will warm your heart.

Watch the full story on First Coast News

Republic Services is Looking Out for You

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Two Republic Services drivers of the Anaheim Division helped rescue a woman who was attacked in the early morning hours in the City of Chino Hill. For their bravery, the drivers were honored in a special ceremony by the City’s Mayor, Art Bennett. Pictured: One of the Republic Services drivers holding the green proclamation with Mayor Bennett and other representatives from Republic Services at the City Council Meeting.

Two Strangers Save Man's Life in Antelope, Reunite Exactly One Month Later

By Rina Nakano

SACRAMENTO COUNTY -- Two Good Samaritans reunited with the man they saved last month.

Last month, Kylie Whitaker, a nurse, was driving to work, when she saw a man slowly drive his pick-up truck into the center median on Antelope Road.

Continue reading on FOX 40


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