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Prosthesis Instead of Pumps - Fashion for People with Disabilities

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Mercedes-Benz supports the fashion concepts for people with disabilities of the Bezgraniz Couture organization ("Fashion without Borders"). Following fashion shows in Moscow, Bezgraniz has now gone on to conquer Los Angeles and additionally organized the first International Forum on Fashion for People with Disabilities.

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Mercedes-Benz supports the fashion concepts for people with disabilities of the Bezgraniz Couture organization ("Fashion without Borders"). Following fashion shows in Moscow, Bezgraniz has now gone on to conquer Los Angeles and additionally organized the first International Forum on Fashion for People with Disabilities.

Ideas that Matter 2016 | Blank Plate - Trainer's Playbook

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Another one of our Ideas that Matter winners are Mai Kobori, Eulani Labay, Amy Findeiss from Parsons, The New School for Design. They worked with Blank Plate to create their Trainer’s Playbook, which is a toolkit and workbook that incorporates Blank Plate’s 10-week culinary design curriculum, empowering community leaders to become facilitators.

To learn more about their project, please visit: http://bit.ly/2fHWxq4

CSX Employees Host Day of Service at Jacksonville School

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Jacksonville, Fla., November 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ --  As a part of its series of volunteer events across its network, CSX hosted a day of service at Mt. Herman Exceptional Student Center, part of Duval County Public Schools, in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday, November 5. CSX employees gathered with school leaders and teachers, along with the company’s national service partners City Year and Action for Healthy Kids, to complete projects to make the school cleaner and greener, and encourage physical activity among students.

MicroEdge + Blackbaud Webinar: Top 5 Strategies for Corporate Giving and Engagement Programs

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WEBINAR: Top 5 Strategies for Corporate Giving and Engagement Programs

DATE: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

TIME: 1:00 pm ET

PRESENTER: Andrew Troup, Director of Corporate Giving & Engagement Strategy, MicroEdge + Blackbaud

With 2017 in view, now is the perfect time to take a look at your corporate giving and engagement strategy to ensure you’re set up for success next year and into the future.

Walmart Offers New Vision for the Company’s Role in Society

CEO Doug McMillon points to a “new era of trust and transparency” for customers and communities
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PHILADELPHIA, November 4, 2016/3BL Media/ – At today’s Net Impact Conference, Walmart president and CEO Doug McMillon will outline a roadmap that will guide the company’s role in society on critical issues over the next several years, pointing to a “new era of trust and transparency.” The roadmap adds fresh detail to Walmart’s sustainability agenda and contains new commitments that reflect a wider recognition of the company’s impact on communities and the planet.

Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands

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MIAMI, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call.

It’s a Big Deal – National Adoption Month

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It’s 6:03 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26. I’m lingering at the office to work on an array of projects (most notably...this blog) and I’m realizing that in less than a week we’ll have turned the calendar over to November.

Which, to those of us who favor things that come in square shapes, means it’s a big month. Not only is November the month in which R. David Thomas founded Wendy’s, it’s also National Adoption Month.

Ideas that Matter 2016 | The Pain Project: Creating Tools for Shared Decision-Making

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Another winner of this year’s Ideas that Matter grant is The Center for Design in the Public Interest (DiPi) at the University of California, Davis. They worked with Hill Country Health and Wellness to create a 5-component toolkit that will improve patient/provider communication about chronic pain treatment options by empowering a shared decision-making process.

Shine a Green Light to Support Our Veterans

Greenlight A Vet supported by Walmart encourages Americans to turn one light in their home to green as a way to show support for our country’s veterans.
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Walmart hopes to ignite a national conversation on the value and contributions that veterans make in our communities and in the service of our nation. Greenlight A Vet is a visible symbol of support and appreciation for the service and sacrifice of our veterans.

Walmart’s Greenlight A Vet movement invites all Americans to show support for veterans by:

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