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JetBlue Partners with Three Budding New York Companies for Third Installment of Its BlueBud Business Mentoring Program

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-- Toast Ale, Barber Farm Distillery and Luv Michael Merge Food and Beverage With Purpose, Budding Brands Will Learn What It Takes to Potentially Get Their Products Onboard A Commercial Aircraft --

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-- Toast Ale, Barber Farm Distillery and Luv Michael Merge Food and Beverage With Purpose, Budding Brands Will Learn What It Takes to Potentially Get Their Products Onboard A Commercial Aircraft --

Keep America Beautiful Goose Island Migration Week Partnership Kicks Off in New York City, Philadelphia

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, GrowNYC Partner on Beautification Volunteer Events
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Goose Island Beer Company stopped by New York City on July 29 and Philadelphia on Aug. 5 as part of its Migration Week Tour, which brings the popular Goose Island craft beer to more than 25 cities across the country and throughout the world, encouraging friends and patrons to meet their brewers and enjoy their beers. During five of the week-long tour stops, Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partners are conducting community improvement volunteer events.

JetBlue Helps Food Brands in New York Blossom With Third BlueBud Business Mentoring Program

BlueBud provides innovative food companies with a chance to learn what it takes to get their product onboard directly from JetBlue leaders, applications are currently being accepted
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NEW YORK, August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, today announced the opening of the application process for its business mentoring program – BlueBud (buddies + budding new companies).

Goose Island Beer Company Teams Up with Keep America Beautiful for Migration Week Volunteer Events

Goose Island Supporting Five Volunteer Events in Communities Across the Country
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it will partner with Goose Island Beer Company on the brewery’s Migration Week Tour. Five partnership grants of $3,500 each will be used for community improvement projects in five cities during Goose Island’s international Migration Week beer and brewers’ tour.

The Office Farmer: Grow Your Lunch at Work

by Lexi Quint
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As the late afternoon sunshine glare bounces off your computer screen, imagine you’ve traded in your keyboard for a trowel and your monitor for topsoil.

Maybe you can. Some innovative companies have discovered the calming benefits of letting their employees to tend the fields while on the clock. Gardening encourages team building, helps them de-stress, and even helps them engage in some light physical activity.

Interested in starting a community garden at work?

Samsung Employees Nationwide Swap the Office for Day of Service

Over 4,000 employees to serve in local communities
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., MAY 19, 2017 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today will host its bi-annual, companywide Day of Service throughout their national locations in New Jersey, New York, Texas, California and Washington, D.C. and regional offices. The event, which occurs each spring and fall, is part of the company’s overarching Samsung Gives initiative, a platform that creates service opportunities for Samsung employees to connect to meaningful causes within their own communities.

First-of-Its-Kind Airport Farm Donates $10K of Produce

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JetBlue isn’t afraid to get its hands dirty for the sake of efficiency. The airport farm at JFK’s T5 – the first of its kind – uses an otherwise idle space to grow plants that not only look lovely, but also work hard.

24,000 square feet of potatoes, herbs, and vegetables help T5 restaurants close the loop and give back to the local community with our partner, GrowNYC.

Timberland Unveils Restoration Project in First City of its Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment

Brand reveals Philadelphia is home to next project
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Stratham, NH based outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland, opens its first completed project in its five-year commitment to create and restore urban green spaces starting with New York City. In partnership with local nonprofit GrowNYC, Timberland and volunteers transformed a vacant lot in the Mott Haven Neighborhood of South Bronx, New York into a vibrant community garden.

Timberland Kicks Off Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment with Restoration Project in New York

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Last week, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland helped transform a community garden in New York as part of the brand’s commitment to urban greening. More than 100 volunteers pulled on their boots in partnership with local non-profit GrowNYC, to restore the United We Stand Garden—a 32,000 sq. foot garden in the Mott Haven neighborhood of South Bronx.

Timberland Announces Commitment to Restore and Create Green Spaces in Five Cities over the Next Five Years

Kicks off with Timberland Earthkeepers United We Stand Restoration Project in Mott Haven
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STRATHAM, N.H., June 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As an outdoor lifestyle brand, Timberland has a longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors. Not only the great outdoors, but the city parks, community gardens and green spaces its consumers explore every day. As part of this commitment, Timberland announces a goal to double its footprint in five U.S. cities by 2020 -- but not in the way you might think.

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