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"Got Your 6": A Model for Coalition CSR

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By Kate Olsen

In military parlance, “Got Your 6” means “I’ve got your back.”

Raytheon launches Hashtags4Heroes campaign -- to make every Twitter character count for our wounded warriors

Campaign designed to create social media advocacy for Wounded Warrior Project®
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WALTHAM, Mass., May 3, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is observing National Military Appreciation Month with the launch of Hashtags4Heroes, a campaign to raise awareness and advocacy for the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and the servicemen and women it supports.

The Home Depot Foundation Makes Major Grants to the Semper Fi Fund, Military Warriors Support Foundation and Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Almost $1 Million in Grants to Support Nonprofits Providing Housing Assistance to Injured and Disabled Veterans
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) ATLANTA, GA - October 10, 2011 - As part of its “Celebration of Service” initiative to honor U.S. military veterans, The Home Depot Foundation® today announced a total of almost $1 million in grants to the Military Warriors Support Foundation, the Semper Fi Fund and the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.  Each organization provides housing assistance to injured and disabled veterans by funding handicapped accessible modifications and renovations to existing homes as well as new housing. 

The Home Depot Foundation Announces $1.5 Million in New Grants to Nonprofits Serving Veterans

Fourth of Weekly Grant Announcements Totaling $9 Million Being Announced from September 11 - Veterans Day
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - October 3, 2011 - As part of its “Celebration of Service” initiative to honor U.S. military veterans, The Home Depot® Foundation today announced $1.55 million in grants to nonprofits dedicated to addressing the critical housing needs of U.S.

CSR Minute: Marriott Brands Earn LEED Volume Pre-Certification; Home Depot Foundation Gives $30M to Veterans' Groups for Housing

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Habitat for Humanity and The Home Depot Foundation Partner to Repair Homes with U.S. Military Veterans and Their Families

Volunteers to Renovate 95 Veterans Homes; Grant Support Part of The Home Depot Foundation's "Celebration of Service'" Campaign
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - Sept. 26, 2011 - Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation® today announced a new joint program, Repair Corps, to remodel and renovate the homes of U.S.

The Home Depot Foundation Announces $1.4 Million in New Grants to Nonprofits Serving Veterans

Second of Weekly Grant Announcements Totaling $9 Million Being Announced from September 11- Veterans Day
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - September 19, 2011 - As part of its “Celebration of Service” initiative to honor U.S. military veterans, The Home Depot® Foundation today announced $1.425 million in grants to nonprofits dedicated to addressing the critical housing needs of U.S. military veterans.  From Seattle to St. Louis to D.C., today’s grant recipients provide more than 500 homes and apartments for veterans on an annual basis.  The grant recipients are U.S.VETS, Center for Veterans Issues, Ltd., The Jericho Project, Low Income Housing Institute and Renovating Hope, Inc.

The Home Depot Foundation Announces $1.15 Million in New Grants to Nonprofits Serving Veterans in Los Angeles

First of $9 Million in Grants to be Announced from September 11 – Veterans Day
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Each Monday between September 11 and Veterans Day (November 11), The Home Depot Foundation will announce approximately $1 million in grants to veterans’ initiatives for a total of $9.1 million.  Grants announced during “Celebration of Service” are part of The Home Depot Foundation’s commitment of $30 million over three years to veterans’ housing needs.  Today, The Home Depot®  Foundation announced $1.15 million in grants to nonprofits dedicated to the critical housing needs of U.S. military veterans in Los Angeles.  The grant recipients are Local Initiatives Support Corporation of Los Angeles, New Directions, Inc. and People in Progress, and together they provide services to more than 1,000 veterans on an annual basis.

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Each Monday between September 11 and Veterans Day (November 11), The Home Depot Foundation will announce approximately $1 million in grants to veterans’ initiatives for a total of $9.1 million.  Grants announced during “Celebration of Service” are part of The Home Depot Foundation’s commitment of $30 million over three years to veterans’ housing needs.  Today, The Home Depot®  Foundation announced $1.15 million in grants to nonprofits dedicated to the critical housing needs of U.S. military veterans in Los Angeles.  The grant recipients are Local Initiatives Support Corporation of Los Angeles, New Directions, Inc. and People in Progress, and together they provide services to more than 1,000 veterans on an annual basis.

Extending Microsoft’s Support for Veterans Entering the Workforce

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Posted by Curt Kolcun
Vice President, U.S. Public Sector, Microsoft

Today, I had the honor of representing Microsoft as President Barack Obama discussed the administration’s ongoing commitment to fostering opportunities to help prepare the nation’s veterans for their transition to the civilian workforce.

Deloitte supports 2011 Warrior Games

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 16, 2011 - Deloitte is proud to support the 2011 Warrior Games as the Presenting Sponsor for the second year. The event, hosted by the United States Olympic Committee’s Paralympic Military Program will feature 220 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women from the Armed Forces competing in an Olympic-style national competition encompassing seven sports. It will be held May 16-21, 2011 in Colorado Springs. 

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