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Holland America Line Partners with Seattle Mariners to Honor US Military Service Through ‘Salute to Those Who Serve’ and to Help Strike Out Cancer with ‘K’s for Kids’

Hometown Cruise Line Supports Community Outreach Programs and Seattle Mariners
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SEATTLE, July 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Through an expanded partnership with the Seattle Mariners, Seattle’s hometown cruise line is now the presenting sponsor of the “Salute to Those Who Serve” on-field recognition program honoring some of the men and women of the United States Military. And for the third season in a row, each strikeout thrown by a Seattle Mariners pitcher during a home game earns a donation from the cruise line to Seattle Children’s Hospital under the “Holland America Line K’s for Kids” program.

Major Leaguers Bestow $100,000 Grant from the Players Trust to Our Military Kids


Players provide funds to nonprofit whose mission is to help children of military personnel.

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Players provide funds to nonprofit whose mission is to help children of military personnel.

Carnival Cruise Line Brings Its Signature Brand of Fun to the FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Tournament

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July 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line’s partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® extended to the links with the line’s sponsorship of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, an annual PGA-sanctioned golf tournament held in at the TPC Southwind course in Memphis, Tenn., the hospital’s hometown.

Global Water Challenge - Celebrating 10 Years of Impact

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Global Water Challenge, or GWC, is celebrating 10 years of impact in the water sector. Founded in 2006, GWC is non-profit coalition of leading organizations committed to universal access to clean water and sanitation. Drawing upon the expertise and assets of its members, GWC is able to create partnerships that achieve far greater results than any one organization could by itself.

Holland America Line Hosts American Cancer Society’s ‘A Toast to Life’ Fundraiser Luncheon on Board ms Amsterdam in Seattle

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SEATTLE, June 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ — At a recent fundraising luncheon for Seattle’s American Cancer Society chapter aboard ms Amsterdam, Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford spoke about his company’s commitment to raising money that will save lives and help end cancer. The cruise line hosted the fundraiser Sunday, June 12, at the Port of Seattle as a launch event for Hope Gala, an ASC black-tie celebration, live auction and exclusive dining experience to be held in September featuring Seattle chefs and local vintners.

Carnival Cruise Line Guests Wiggle for Westmead

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Carnival Cruise Line’s guests have taken to the cruise line’s new charity partnership with The Children’s Hospital at Westmead with gusto – wiggling, wobbling and nutbushing their way through its inaugural Wiggle for Westmead dance parties. 

The first ever Wiggle for Westmead event saw 120 Carnival Spirit guests put their dancing shoes on to raise more than $2200 for the children’s hospital, a feat quickly topped last week by guests during the second party, which raised an impressive $3100. 

Benevity Launches Ground-Breaking Incubator and Consulting Services to Drive Broad Social Change

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CALGARY, AB – June 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in online workplace giving, matching, volunteering and grant management solutions, launched Benevity Labs to accelerate broad social change through experimentation, predictive analytics and data science.

A Thin Line Between "Disabled" and "Abled"


One of the challenges that the disability rights movement has put before us all is to see disability in the context of how society has created a somewhat arbitrary “line” between ‘disabled’ and ‘abled’.  We have been urged to see disability as a natural part of the human condition, with all people falling along that continuum at different places throughout life.  For example, we enter the world almost completely disabled, and many of us will become so again in our later years.

Two Startups Addressing Digital and Financial Inclusion Each Receive $50,000 Investments from the Points of Light Civic Accelerator

Thirteen ventures participating in the program’s Spring 2016 Class are creating opportunities for all to succeed in the digital economy.
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ATLANTA, June 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Points of Light Civic Accelerator announced that it will invest $50,000 each in New York On Tech and PYT Funds – one nonprofit and one for-profit startup. Both are creating greater opportunities for all to succeed in the digital economy by launching new models to increase financial and digital inclusion.


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