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Smithfield Foods: Our People Infographic

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  • A People-Oriented Company- 52,000 employees worldwide.
  • Team Smithfield- employee program focused on strengthening company culture and building support for our social purpose.
  • Saluting our Veterans- launced operation 4,000!, an initiative to employ 4,000 military veterans- 10 percent of our domestic workforce- by 2020.

Learn more about Smithfield Foods commitment to employees in the 2016 Sustainability Report

KeyBank Provides $8.2 Million in Financing for Construction of New York Affordable Housing Property

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CLEVELAND, December 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank Community Development Lending & Investment (CDLI) has provided an $8.2 million credit enhancement for the construction of Roosevelt Residences, located in Utica, NY. The project is being developed by Norstar Development USA, L.P., and the Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, NY.

A Soldier’s Best Friend

Medical service dogs bring curative powers to veterans suffering from PTSD, traumatic brain injury, seizure disorders, mobility issues and more.
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With his service dog, Pilot, at his feet, Timothy Kellermann couldn’t help breaking down as he talked about his time serving in the 10thMountain Division and 82nd Airborne with the U.S. Army.

“I came home very withdrawn,” he said of his 13-month combat tour in Afghanistan.

It’s very hard to talk about. It’s hard to explain things when you get back, unless you went through it. I pushed everybody away.

It is an experience felt by many veterans who faced unimaginable circumstances while on active duty. 

From Military Life to Civilian Success: Meet Two Proud TransCanada Employees

TransCanada recognizes that military veterans bring a lot of transferrable skills to civilian employers.
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Meet one of TransCanada's employee veterans

After 15 years in the U.S. military and two tours of duty in Iraq, Brandy Manke transitioned to a civilian career as a Supply Chain Specialist in our Spokane, WA, regional office.

She continues to serve her country as a part-time Chief Warrant Officer, Supply Systems Technician, in the Washington Army National Guard.

FCA Foundation Helps Veterans Deploy on New Missions in Their Communities and the Workplace

FCA Foundation awards $300,000 to The Mission Continues and Forgotten Harvest for community impact and workplace development initiatives
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November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC, today awarded $250,000 to The Mission Continues and $50,000 to Forgotten Harvest. The grants will support community impact and workplace development initiatives for veterans who are adjusting to life at home.  

Wells Fargo’s Support of Military Members, Veterans Surpasses $100 Million

Company rolls out financial education addressing the Department of Defense’s new Blended Retirement System
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In honor of Veterans Day Nov. 11, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced that it has donated more than $100 million since 2012 to support military service members, veterans and their families through financial education, career transition and housing initiatives.

FCA Foundation Supports Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Heroes Night’ Concerts for U.S. Armed Forces Veterans and Their Families

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  • FCA Foundation pledges $180,000 to Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Funding supports DSO’s efforts to increase access to world-class music for veterans
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  • FCA Foundation pledges $180,000 to Detroit Symphony Orchestra
  • Funding supports DSO’s efforts to increase access to world-class music for veterans

Booz Allen Named to Monster.com’s Ten Best Companies for Veterans

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For the third year in a row, Booz Allen Hamilton has been named to Monster.com’s Ten Best Companies for Veterans. The management and technology consulting firm ranks fifth on this year’s list.

Team Rubicon: Why I Continue to Serve

By Chaz Palisoc, Consultant, Development Programs, AT&T
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In December of 2015, I was at home with my family enjoying the rest of the holiday season when multiple tornadoes hit the Dallas area. We later found out that some of our friends were impacted by one of the tornados. My natural instinct was to get in the car immediately to provide the support they needed. In all honesty, I did not have a plan. I just wanted to help. 

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