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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 118: How Companies Can Engage on #GivingTuesday

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The 8th annual #GivingTuesday is coming up soon on December 3,2019. #GivingTuesday represents an opportunity for everyone to give back in a variety of ways, and companies are increasingly realizing how important it is to get involved in this global movement. Listen in to today’s episode for tips on how your company can leverage its people and core competencies to engage on #GivingTuesday.

JetBlue Foundation e-Newsletter Fall Edition: Celebrating Girls in Aviation Day Every Day

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The JetBlue Foundation Celebrates 'Girls in Aviation Day' Every Day

The JetBlue Foundation encourages aviation-related education and helps ignites interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs, especially among communities traditionally underrepresented in these areas. Two of the JetBlue Foundation's signature programs introduce young girls to careers in aviation and STEM – Fly Like a Girl and Project Scientist STEM Expedition Academy.

JetBlue's ‘Swing for Good' Golf Classic and Fundraising Campaign on Par to Reach $8 Million in Funds Raised for Youth and Education Charities

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-- 11th Annual Swing For Good Initiative Tees up Donations for DoSomething.org, First Book and the JetBlue Foundation --

-- Join JetBlue and 'Bid For Good' on One-of-A-Kind Opportunities and Experiences in an Online Auction to Benefit Non-Profits --

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-- 11th Annual Swing For Good Initiative Tees up Donations for DoSomething.org, First Book and the JetBlue Foundation --

-- Join JetBlue and 'Bid For Good' on One-of-A-Kind Opportunities and Experiences in an Online Auction to Benefit Non-Profits --

JetBlue and TECHO Partnered to Build Homes for Families in Need in Bogotá, Colombia

Construction took place on September 28 and 29 with more than 30 JetBlue crewmembers from Colombia and other cities in the airline’s network
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BOGOTÁ, Colombia, October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – On September 28 and 29 JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) completed a volunteer project with the non-profit organization, TECHO, in Cazucá-Soacha in Bogotá, Colombia building houses for families in need. TECHO seeks to build a fair, integrated, and poverty-free society, where everyone has the opportunities needed to develop their capacities and fully exercise their rights. This initiative is part of JetBlue For Good – the airline's platform for social impact and corporate responsibility.

JetBlue Introduces the Largest Electric Ground Service Equipment (eGSE) Fleet at New York’s JFK International Airport, Cutting Four Million Pounds of Greenhouse Gas Emissions per Year

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-- Committed to Long-Term Sustainable Energy Solutions and Operational Efficiency, Conversion will Save JetBlue More Than $500,000 in Ground Fuel Costs per Year --

-- $4 Million FAA VALE Grant Jointly Secured by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JetBlue Helps Fund Electric Charging Infrastructure --

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-- Committed to Long-Term Sustainable Energy Solutions and Operational Efficiency, Conversion will Save JetBlue More Than $500,000 in Ground Fuel Costs per Year --

-- $4 Million FAA VALE Grant Jointly Secured by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JetBlue Helps Fund Electric Charging Infrastructure --

JetBlue Foundation Focuses on Mentorship, Diversity and STEM and Technical Education Training with its Latest Round of Grants

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-- The 2019 JetBlue Foundation Grants Will Help 13 Education Programs Introduce Nearly 5,000 Students from Traditionally Underrepresented Communities to Careers in Aviation --

-- Broadening Its Reach, The JetBlue Foundation Awards Its First International Grant which will Provide Skills Training and Economic Opportunity for Girls and Women in Barbados --

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-- The 2019 JetBlue Foundation Grants Will Help 13 Education Programs Introduce Nearly 5,000 Students from Traditionally Underrepresented Communities to Careers in Aviation --

-- Broadening Its Reach, The JetBlue Foundation Awards Its First International Grant which will Provide Skills Training and Economic Opportunity for Girls and Women in Barbados --

Nation’s Illiteracy Woes Won’t Be Solved by Government Alone

By Maggie Kohn
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This article series is sponsored by JetBlue and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team. 

Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. Most kids are already back in school. And once again, teachers are battling the effects of the dreaded summer slide—a term used to describe the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year.

Queens Public Library and JetBlue Kick off the Airline’s Soar With Reading Literacy Initiative With a Special Story Time Featuring Noted Children’s Author David Ezra Stein

Popular literacy program lands in NYC for the first time, placing six free book vending machines throughout New York City, including Central Library in Jamaica
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JAMAICA, N.Y. July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Queens Public Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott, JetBlue Chief People Officer and JetBlue Director of Corporate Responsibility Icema Gibbs today hosted a special story time at Central Library for kids ages 3 to 5 with award-winning children’s author David Ezra Stein to celebrate the launch of the airline’s popular “Soar with Reading” literacy program. They were joined by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, Chair of the Libraries Committee.

Summer Reading Gets Easier with JetBlue’s Soar with Reading

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With summer in full swing, many kids are enjoying the outdoors, time with family and, freedom from the classroom. But, with school on pause, young children can experience what is called the “summer slide” – a decline in reading ability and other academic skills during the summer months.

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