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Whole Kids Foundation® Completes 2016 Growing Healthy Kids Campaign; Raises $2.8 Million For School Salad Bars, Gardens

Foundation’s mission is to improve children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables
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AUSTIN, Texas, January 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Whole Kids Foundation announced today that it raised $2.8 million to fund programs that give schoolchildren better access to fruits and vegetables through the annual Growing Healthy Kids campaign.  

Habitat Stories: 5 Amazing Kids Who Make a Difference

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Helping families have a decent place to call home takes every one of us. Children understand this. Hear from some kids who are setting up lemonade stands, giving away their birthday money, emptying their piggybanks and finding other ways to contribute so other kids can have good homes, too.

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Helping families have a decent place to call home takes every one of us. Children understand this. Hear from some kids who are setting up lemonade stands, giving away their birthday money, emptying their piggybanks and finding other ways to contribute so other kids can have good homes, too.

CSX Honors Service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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CSX observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a National Day of Service, when many employees dedicate their personal time to volunteer. 

This past Monday, some CSX employees joined a service event at Jean Ribault High School in Jacksonville in conjunction with CSX’s national partner, City Year. Together, volunteers painted a mural highlighting a city skyline along with values of both City Year and Martin Luther King, Jr., such as honesty and respect.

Aramark Joins Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Volunteers spend a "day on" enhancing Warren G. Harding Middle School in Philadelphia
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Aramark employees, families and friends this week honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In Philadelphia, dozens of volunteers joined in a day of service at Warren G. Harding Middle School. The group helped revitalize the girls’ cafeteria, painting inspirational murals, sports logos and vibrant designs to create a more welcoming space for the students it serves.

Points of Light, Southwest Airlines and the Corporation for National and Community Service Bring Communities Together to Honor the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Through Volunteer Service

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, More Than 175,000 People Across the Country Will Participate in the Largest Volunteer Day of the Year, Improving Their Communities and Addressing Issues Facing our Nation Through Volunteer Service
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ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, with support from Southwest Airlines Co. and the Corporation for National and Community Service; and in partnership with nonprofits and hundreds of local volunteer action centers, will mark the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Jan.

Whirlpool Corporation's Sponsorship of FIRST® Robotics Encourages Youth Interest in STEM Fields

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At our global headquarters, Whirlpool Corporation is a proud sponsor of FIRST® Robotics, providing local teams with challenge grants, materials and supplies, including Gladiator® GarageWorks tool chests. Our employees also spend thousands of volunteer hours coaching and mentoring high school youth to encourage their interest in science, technology, engineering and math, as well as careers in manufacturing. In 2015, three area teams competed in the World FIRST Robotics Competition. 

Benevity Processes Over $1 Billion in Donations to Close out 2016

User-centric workplace giving technology spurs employee engagement and corporate culture
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CALGARY, AB, January 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Benevity Inc., the global leader in online workplace giving,

Ecolab Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Teachers in 2016 Through Visions for Learning National Educator Grants Program

Ecolab Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Teachers in 2016 Through Visions for Learning National Educator Grants Program
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January 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has awarded $1.1 million in grants to K-12 educators throughout the U.S. through the Ecolab Foundation’s 2016 Visions for Learning Educator Grants program. The Visions for Learning program provides K-12 teachers with funds to purchase equipment and materials to enhance the classroom experience for their students. In 2016, more than 680 grants were provided through the Visions for Learning program, benefitting nearly 340 schools and more than 150,000 students nationwide.

Americorps Members to Repair Flood-Damaged Homes in Louisiana with Rebuilding Together for MLK Day

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Rebuilding Together will join with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Acadiana, and its AmeriCorps members to repair flood-damaged homes for MLK Day. 

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Rebuilding Together will join with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Acadiana, and its AmeriCorps members to repair flood-damaged homes for MLK Day. 

Arrow Electronics Employees Spread the Love

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Two dozen employees from Arrow Electronics’ enterprise computing solutions business assembled more than 200 sack lunches last month for area homeless people who were turned away from a local housing shelter due to overcrowding.

In collaboration with the Mile High United Way, the Arrow volunteers made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, assembled the sack lunches and helped to hand them out at the shelter.

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