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Major Leaguer Hector Santiago Shares His Passion for Volunteering with Action Team Captains

2017-18 Action Team conference call series debuts with veteran pitcher calling in from Puerto Rico
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As the baseball season nears its end, the Action Team national youth volunteer program's season is just getting underway. With the new school year beginning, the Action Team program hosted its first nationwide conference call for Captains and Ambassadors on October 12.

Joining high school student volunteers from around the country on the call was current major leaguer Hector Santiago.

Santiago, a left-handed pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, called in from Puerto Rico where he is actively lending a hand in hurricane relief efforts.

AEG Extends 11-Year Partnership with Read to a Child to Increase Literacy in Los Angeles

Since 2007 more than 180 AEG employees have volunteered more than 2,300 hours to read to students at one of Los Angeles Unified School District’s oldest elementary schools in Pico-Union
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AEG, the world’s leading sports and entertainment company, is continuing its 11-year partnership with Read to a Child, a national nonprofit literacy and mentoring organization, as a Corporate Reading Partner to increase literacy in Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

Each week throughout the school year, AEG employees volunteer to meet with a student at Tenth Street Elementary in Pico-Union and read aloud to them as part of Read to a Child’s Lunchtime Reading Program.

Timberland Encourages Its Customers to Use VolunteerMatch to Give Back

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Timberland celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Path of Service program by kicking off a season of volunteer events around the globe. The events will reinforce the brand’s commitment to be Earthkeepers by working to protect and restore the outdoors and support the communities where it does business.

AEG Partners with Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to Host Community Impact Day

AEG employees prepare more than 1,400 food kits to be distributed to seniors in the greater Los Angeles area
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In conjunction with AEG’s longstanding relationship with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and AEG’s core principles of public service, community outreach and volunteerism, more than 70 employees from AEG’s Los Angeles offices spent the day preparing food kits at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank in Commerce, Calif. on Aug. 29.

Following welcoming remarks from AEG President and CEO Dan Beckerman and a food bank orientation, AEG employees assembled and packed more than 1,400 food kits to be distributed to seniors living in the greater Los Angeles area.

Aramark, American Heart Association: Improving America’s Health

How our innovative partnership with the American Heart Association is changing eating behaviors in underserved communities
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On a recent summer afternoon at the New Pathways Project in North Philadelphia, a large group of would-be chefs gathered around Aramark’s Charles Schermer as he demonstrated how to create a colorful, nutritious salad.

Some of the participants had never tasted an avocado or used olive oil and lime juice to make a salad dressing. But they produced their best chopped salads as part of a friendly competition at the Feed Your Potential 365 Club, part of an innovative public health initiative between Aramark and the American Heart Association.

Timberland Marks 25 Years of Path of Service™ Employee Volunteer Program with a Season of Service Celebrated Around the World

Thousands of employees, partners and consumers invited to come together throughout the fall to support and strengthen local communities
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STRATHAM, N.H., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland celebrates the 25th anniversary of its award-winning Path of Service™ program by kicking off a season of volunteer events around the globe. The events will reinforce the brand’s commitment to be Earthkeepers by working to protect and restore the outdoors and support the communities where it does business.

Lowe’s Helps to Keep America Beautiful with Volunteers and More Than $6 Million in Total Contributions

With $1 Million in 2017 Donations, Lowe’s Heroes Volunteers Will Support More Than 35 Community Projects, the Great American Cleanup and a Flint, Michigan, Playground
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the organization has received a $1 million donation from Lowe’s to support more than 35 local community service projects in 2017. Since the partnership began in 2012, Lowe’s has contributed more than $6 million and over 1,800 Lowe’s Heroes volunteers to help Keep America Beautiful improve communities.

Goose Island Beer Company Teams Up with Keep America Beautiful for Migration Week Volunteer Events

Goose Island Supporting Five Volunteer Events in Communities Across the Country
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it will partner with Goose Island Beer Company on the brewery’s Migration Week Tour. Five partnership grants of $3,500 each will be used for community improvement projects in five cities during Goose Island’s international Migration Week beer and brewers’ tour.

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Encourages Girl Scout’s Effort to Prevent Stormwater Drain Debris

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Chelsea Yates, an ambitious 11-year-old, has jump-started a movement to remind people that littering around public storm drains negatively effects the environment -- namely, marine life -- by posting notices on roadside storm drains in Brunswick, Georgia.

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's Price Hill Vacant Lots Occupied Project Give Properties New Life

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Keep Cincinnati Beautiful's Price Hill Vacant Lots Occupied Project put unused vacant property to good use by planting trees, along with other food-bearing plants, to give these properties new life, while providing access to healthy, natural food to residents of Price Hill.

The intention of this project is twofold -- manage the vacant land with something other than mowing, and grow food and other useful materials as close to residents as possible to increase access and improve the health and well-being of those who live, work and play in Price Hill!

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