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GM Celebrates Volunteerism With 6th Annual teamGM Cares Week

5,000 Employees Will Volunteer Time and Talent to 225 Community Projects Sept. 11-15
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DETROIT, September 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - More than 5,000 General Motors employees will donate time and talent to more than 225 community service projects across the United States during the company’s sixth annual teamGM Cares Week Sept. 11-15.

Projects include leading STEM education experiments, building homes in developing communities, urban gardening, packing food and improving neighborhoods in underserved areas.

Arrow Electronics’ Employees and Partners Spruce Up Phoenix Ronald McDonald House

The Arrow team spent more than 200 labor-hours at the Phoenix RMHC facility making Easter baskets, assembling hygiene bags, folding sheets, sweeping up leaves, organizing storage closets and cleaning windows and rooms.
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In April, as part of Arrow Electronics’ annual Logistics & Operations Management Conference, 100 Arrow employees and 40 vendor partners spent an afternoon volunteering at Roanoke House, the oldest Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) facility in Phoenix, Arizona.

RMHC provides vital resources and compassionate care to children and their families being served by leading hospitals worldwide, thanks in part to the commitment of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

General Motors Expands Take 2 Program for Those Resuming Careers

Marketers and Canadian professionals added for fall 2017
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DETROIT, April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors continues to expand its career reentry program, Take 2, which provides training and development opportunities for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking a career break of two or more years.

Arizona Diversity Council to Discuss Cultural Competence at 2016 Healthcare Diversity Summit

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PHOENIX, October 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Arizona Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Arizona Healthcare Diversity Summit on November 10, 2016 at Banner Health Corporation Center. Attendees will gain knowledge and advice from some of the top leaders in the healthcare field. The theme of this year’s summit is “Many Faces Addressing Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare.

Arrow Electronics Employees Conduct Clothing Drive to Benefit Central Arizona Shelter Services

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PHOENIX, July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Employees from Arrow Electronics’ Phoenix integration center collected and donated 3,887 items of clothing and personal-care items last month for Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS), a nonprofit organization established in 1984 to empower men, women and children with diverse needs to not only end their homelessness, but also rebuild their lives.

Wells Fargo Commits $5 Million to Boost Maricopa Homeownership

Eligible homebuyers can make an appointment now to apply for a matching down payment assistance grant up to $7,500 Jan. 15-16 at Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel
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PHOENIX, Dec. 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks America® and its network member Trellis, today announced the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to Maricopa County with a $5 million commitment by Wells Fargo  to help boost local homeownership.

Republic Services Expands CNG-Powered Fleet in Phoenix

Arizona fleet includes 34 trucks powered by the natural gas source
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Phoenix, AZ, November 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced today the addition of four Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Phoenix area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated by Republic Services throughout Arizona to 34.

Top U.S. Companies Bring Nationwide Hiring Effort to Phoenix, Connecting Thousands of Young Job Seekers to Economic Opportunity

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  • The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a coalition of 33 leading U.S. companies, will host its next Opportunity Hiring Fair in Phoenix on Oct. 30, launching a long-term effort to bring job opportunities to thousands of underserved youth across Maricopa County
  • This event will build on the unprecedented impact from the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative’s launch last month in Chicago with more than 4,000 participants, over 40 community organizations, and more than 800 job offers to date
  • Four more companies join the national initiative to create pathways to employment for young Americans, including Papa John’s, Republic Services, TOMS and VILLA
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  • The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, a coalition of 33 leading U.S. companies, will host its next Opportunity Hiring Fair in Phoenix on Oct. 30, launching a long-term effort to bring job opportunities to thousands of underserved youth across Maricopa County
  • This event will build on the unprecedented impact from the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative’s launch last month in Chicago with more than 4,000 participants, over 40 community organizations, and more than 800 job offers to date
  • Four more companies join the national initiative to create pathways to employment for young Americans, including Papa John’s, Republic Services, TOMS and VILLA

Players Trust Ends Summer of ‘15 on a High Note

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It was a banner summer for the Players Trust programs that engage kids in their communities when school is out.

Buses for Baseball brought underserved kids to the ballpark, through City Clinics players helped inner-city kids learn the game, Action Teams partnered with players to serve their communities and Operation Backpack ensured that some of the neediest children will have sufficient school supplies when they return to the classroom.

1st U.S. Patient Discharged from the Hospital without a Human Heart Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Going Home with the Freedom® Portable Driver

More than 220 clinically stable SynCardia Total Artificial Heart patients have received the Freedom® portable driver for over 140 patient years of support. Over 150 of these patients were discharged to recover and exercise while waiting for donor hearts.
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April 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Nearly five years ago, on May 3, 2010, Charles Okeke became the first United States patient to be discharged from the hospital without a human heart when he walked out of an Arizona heart center.

Since 2010, the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart powered by the Freedom® portable driver has supported more than 220 clinically stable patients. Over 150 patients have been discharged to recover and exercise at home and in their communities as they waited for donor hearts.

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