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GM Donation Insulates 400 More Coats for the Homeless

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Just because it is hot outside doesn’t mean Veronika Scott’s Empowerment Plan team isn’t thinking about the cold weather. The nonprofit operation produces winter coats year-round that transform into sleeping bags for the homeless. And GM’s scrap vehicle sound-absorption material continues to be the source of insulation.

Rynae Benson honored with Spirit of Volunteerism Award in Orange County, California

Verizon Foundation Volunteer Featured for Tireless Service of Homeless Women and Children
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When Rynae Benson started volunteering with Colette’s Children’s Home (CCH), a home for homeless women with children, in 2010, she wasted no time jumping in and becoming involved in any way possible. In her first year volunteering, she worked with CCH staff and Board of Directors to begin organizing weekly activities for a weekly children’s group program and helped implement a birthday club for the homeless children. For Valentine’s Day she prepared personalized gifts from the children to their mothers.

Homeless for the Holidays: 'Just Grateful for a New Day'

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While many of us fret over Christmas parties, stocking stuffers, turkeys and gifts, there are currently 633,782 Americans who don't have a bed or warm meal to come home to this holiday season.

ARAMARK Establishes Hub of Health and Wellness Education

In partnership with Atlanta Mission, employee volunteers create ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone to provide ongoing nutrition and wellness resources
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(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - October 4, 2012 - An estimated 21,000 people are homeless in Georgia, and lack not only housing, but also access to health and wellness programs and support that can help them improve their lives.

A Day at the State Fair: Kaiser Permanente Gives Families in Need a Day of Fun

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More than 170 underprivileged and at-risk children were treated to a fun day at the fair on July 26, 2012, thanks to Kaiser Permanente. Through our Community Benefit program, Kaiser Permanente in the Greater Sacramento Region supports more than 50 agencies. In addition to grant funding, KP supports the community by extending opportunities that are beneficial to the clients served by these agencies -- fun and unique opportunities like attending the State Fair.

Volcom Declares October 7th as International Give Jeans a Chance Day!

In its quest to raise awareness around homelessness and to collect and distribute 50,000 pairs of jeans and or jackets to the homeless, action sports and lifestyle brand Volcom has declared October 7th as International Give Jeans a Chance Day.
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In its quest to raise awareness around homelessness and to collect and distribute 50,000 pairs of jeans and or jackets to the homeless, action sports and lifestyle brand Volcom has declared October 7th as International Give Jeans a Chance Day.gjac.tumblr.com/dealers 

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In its quest to raise awareness around homelessness and to collect and distribute 50,000 pairs of jeans and or jackets to the homeless, action sports and lifestyle brand Volcom has declared October 7th as International Give Jeans a Chance Day.gjac.tumblr.com/dealers 

ACE Cash Express Supports Back on My Feet with $18,000 Donation

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) IRVING, March 1, 2011-- ACE Cash Express, Inc., a leading retailer of financial services, announced a donation of $18,000 to Back On My Feet in support of its mission to teach critical life skills-including discipline, financial management and goal setting-to individuals living in homeless shelters.

This donation was made possible through the ACE Community Fund, ACE’s corporate giving program that focuses on children, education and financial literacy.

One Warm Coat in USA Today? Yes - with your daily votes 'til 1/26!

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One Warm Coat is a finalist in a contest whose prize is $100,000 in free ad space in USA TODAY! Winning this prize (from Breakthrough Nonprofit Branding) would help us reach 3.3 million readers about the need for warm coats. You, the public, choose the winner by VOTING EVERY DAY from now through midnight Jan. 26th. While we don't usually ask for this kind of help, we believe in this wonderful opportunity.

Volcom's 2010 Give Jeans a Chance Program Collects Over 12,500 Jeans for the Homeless

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With the September 30th deadline behind them, Volcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLCM), the youth clothing innovator, reports that they have exceeded their goal of 10,000 pairs of jeans collected for the homeless during this year’s Give Jeans a Chance campaign.  More than 12,500 pairs of jeans were collected from over 300 different participating stores and have been donated to shelters across the world. Each year, the excitement seems to build and build and the company is already beginning planning for next year’s drive. 

For more details on the 2010 Give Jeans a Chance program and for inquiries about next year’s drive, check www.volcom.com/givejeansachance or contact: Floris Gierman at 949-646-2175 or fgierman@volcom.com. To inquire about Volcom’s Sustainability &/or Corporate Social Responsibility Program contact Derek Sabori at 949-646-2175 or at dsabori@volcom.com.
 
Give Jeans A Chance 2010 was held in partnership with the National Coalition for the Homeless
 

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With the September 30th deadline behind them, Volcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLCM), the youth clothing innovator, reports that they have exceeded their goal of 10,000 pairs of jeans collected for the homeless during this year’s Give Jeans a Chance campaign.  More than 12,500 pairs of jeans were collected from over 300 different participating stores and have been donated to shelters across the world. Each year, the excitement seems to build and build and the company is already beginning planning for next year’s drive. 

For more details on the 2010 Give Jeans a Chance program and for inquiries about next year’s drive, check www.volcom.com/givejeansachance or contact: Floris Gierman at 949-646-2175 or fgierman@volcom.com. To inquire about Volcom’s Sustainability &/or Corporate Social Responsibility Program contact Derek Sabori at 949-646-2175 or at dsabori@volcom.com.
 
Give Jeans A Chance 2010 was held in partnership with the National Coalition for the Homeless
 

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Give Jeans a Chance 2010 Exceeds Goal!

More than 12,500 pairs of jeans were collected from over 300 different participating stores.
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Well, the drive’s officially over and we’re happy to report that we have exceeded our goal of 10,000 pairs of jeans collected for the homeless during this year’s Give Jeans a Chance campaign (video here). We couldn’t have done it without the help, though of a passionate and committed extended family.

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