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Partners in Purpose: Bridgestone Nature Reserve at Chestnut Mountain

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Since the 1970s, Bridgestone has owned and managed 6,000 acres east of Nashville, Tennessee. In June 2018, this land was donated to The Nature Conservancy. In addition to being an ideal and protected home for wildlife, the reserve also offsets the carbon emissions produced by Nashville's Bridgestone Tower.

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Sysco Partners with Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s The Store to Help Feed Those in Need

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Sysco’s new sponsorship with Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley’s non-profit organization, The Store, as part of our Nourishing Neighbors initiative, will provide refrigeration equipment for The Store facility and fresh produce through FreshPoint. We are dedicated to fighting hunger in our communities and to #DeliveringaBetterTomorrow. By 2025, our goal is to donate 200 million meals and $50 million in support of our local communities.

Jameson® Irish Whiskey Is Giving Back to Communities by Kicking Off the Love Thy Neighborhood Block Party Tour

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To ensure local neighborhoods remain beautiful, safe and fun, Jameson® Irish Whiskey is teaming up with Keep America Beautiful for the Jameson Love Thy Neighborhood Block Party. One hundred percent of the proceeds from ticket sales will be used to improve and beautify community environments.

Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 for Nashville-Area Revitalization Efforts

Local NeighborhoodLIFT grants support affordable housing, health and wellness
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $250,000 in donations for two local nonprofits to help revitalize Nashville neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program.

Identified in collaboration with the city of Nashville, the Wells Fargo grants will provide support for new construction of affordable housing as well as for health and wellness.

Biking Across America for Children in Foster Care

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It’s the country music capital of the world. You can buy cowboy boots on sale and you might even see Blake Shelton take to The Stage on any given day. But this weekend, Nashville was just the next stop on Ed Anderson’s cross-country bike ride to raise $1 million to help find forever families for the children in the U.S. foster care system.

Ed Anderson is a Wendy’s franchisee from Newport News, VA and he is riding 4,000 miles across the country to raise awareness and critical funds for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

In Nashville, Aramark and Martha O'Bryan Center Teach Workforce Readiness

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Aramark and the Martha O’Bryan Center teamed up in Nashville to create a hub for ongoing workforce education and training as part of Aramark Building Community Day, the company's global day of service.

Volunteers transformed underutilized classrooms into work-friendly spaces to host a series of career workshops that provided information on interviewing, how to retain a job, dressing for success and financial literacy.

CITGO Fuels Programs Supporting Children’s Literacy, Exercise and Nutrition in Nashville

Miss Tennessee Hayley Lewis joins CITGO to show support for local good works programs
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NASHVILLE, June 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation demonstrated its dedication to Nashville area children in May with visits to several local charities and schools. With help from Miss Tennessee Hayley Lewis, CITGO showed its support for the Whole Life Market and Backpack Program, the Central Tennessee Soccer League and two area elementary schools. 
 

Arby’s Foundation Commits to Provide More Than 10 Million Meals to Children in Need This Summer Through “School’s Out, Food’s In” Program

Series of Events Hosted by Arby’s to Raise Awareness of Summer Hunger in America
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ATLANTA, May 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As the final bell nears at schools across America, millions of children await the joys of summer.  But for millions more, that closing bell brings uncertainty about when and where their next meal will come from.  According to No Kid Hungry, of the 22 million kids who receive a free or reduced-price lunch during the school year, only 17.5 percent receive proper nourishment during the summer months.

Sanofi US Receives Seal of Distinction

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Sanofi US has been awarded the 2015 Seal of Distinction from WorldAtWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) for creating a culture that supports employees.

In granting the Seal of Distinction, the Alliance for Work-Life Progress evaluates companies’ programs, policies and practices in seven categories:

Mars, Incorporated Receives First Ever 'Shared Value' Award At Third Annual Global Action Summit

Stephen Badger of the Mars board presented with the inaugural award in recognition of Mars’ work around Mutuality
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NASHVILLE, Tennessee, November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Global Action Platform announced today that Mars, Incorporated has been awarded with the first-of-its-kind “Global Shared Value Award” at the third annual Global Action Summit in Nashville. Mars, Incorporated Board Member, Stephen Badger, received the award on behalf of the company, presented by Dr. Fareed Zakaria CNN host and moderator of the Summit.

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