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AEG Raises Nearly $20,000 for the American Lung Association Through Company-Sponsored Fight For Air Climb Team

Since 2016 AEG has raised more than $70,000 for the American Lung Association through its participation in Fight For Air Climb Los Angeles event
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In a combined effort to advance its employees’ health and well-being and support the American Lung Association (ALA), AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company raised nearly $20,000 for ALA through its involvement with the 2019 Fight For Air Climb in Los Angeles on April 6 – bringing the company’s collective fundraising total over the past four years to more than $70,000 for ALA.

During the event, more than 80 AEG employees gathered to climb 63 flights of stairs in the Aon Center in downtown Los Angeles following fundraising for ALA.

Providing More Health Providers in South Los Angeles

A new community medical group, supported by a $1 million grant from Wells Fargo, aims to help the “health care desert” in South Los Angeles.
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Dr. Yulsi Lili Fernandez Montero grew up in a medically underserved community like Compton, California, and knew she wanted to practice medicine in a similar community when she finished medical school. Today she is a family medicine and addiction medicine doctor practicing with the MLK Community Medical Group in Compton. However, she said the decision to practice in this type of community can be difficult for many doctors.

Video: 3 Years of Urban Greening with Timberland

Timberland has greened over 130,000 sq/ft of urban space and isn't stopping there
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Green spaces in urban communities help improve individual wellbeing and strengthen communities. 

In 2015, Timberland made a commitment to create or restore green space in urban areas. This year took our urban greening to New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than 260 people volunteered and planted 37 trees, 800 shrubs, and 400 seeds to transform underutilized space into 15,000 square feet of community green space.  

Urban Greening with Timberland: 3rd Year, 3 Cities

With support from Journey's and the Student Conservation Association, Timberland takes greening commitment to LA, NYC and Chicago
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It’s been 3 years since we launched our five-year Urban Greening commitment. Throughout the years, we’ve learned many valuable lessons, like how to plant a tree without getting your Timbs dirty (just kidding, they always get dirty), how to move two thousand bricks via human chain and most importantly, that we have the potential to do more. So, this year, we set out to green not just one city, but three.

Changing Lives With New Homes, Free Solar Panels

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The Ramos and Limon families attend the same church in Montebello. Now, they are also neighbors and new homeowners with solar panels, thanks to nonprofits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and GRID Alternatives.

Both families learned they’d likely qualify for free solar installation from GRID Alternatives through a workshop provided by Habitat LA.

eBay | Everyday Heroes: Connecting a City

Nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer. See how one eBay seller is helping open new doors for them.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

WELL Story: Comfort at the Allsteel Los Angeles Showroom

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Global furniture brand Allsteel recently became the first retail showroom to achieve WELL Certification at the Gold level. We caught up with Dr. Lauren Gant, PhD, CPE, WELL AP, Human Factors and Ergonomics Manager at HNI and Courtney Moline, WELL AP, LEED AP ID+C, Sustainability Manager at Allsteel, to explore how they addressed WELL’s Comfort concept for their project and beyond. 

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: human-I-T Helps Connect a City

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Did you know nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer and are not connected to the internet*? Watch how eBay seller human-I-T provides teenage mothers in LA with their own PCs to help open new doors for them.

Learn more about eBay Impact: ebay.com/everydayheroes

*USC Annenberg, 2017

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First Electric Highway in U.S. Unveiled Near Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

Southern California Edison is helping to energize the project to support a cleaner energy future.
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Electric trolleys first appeared in Los Angeles in 1887 and ran until 1961. This marked the beginning of Los Angeles’ long history of electric transportation. It continued in 1990 with the opening of Metro’s light rail blue line, which uses overhead electric wires to power the trains.

Fast forward to 2017.  

Supporting and Honoring Our Veterans

by Bry Roth
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With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, we wanted to pause and take a moment to reflect and share our thanks to those who’ve dedicated their lives in service to our great country. We’re proud of the many men and women in the armed forces who’ve fought and continue to fight for freedom.

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