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Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Gives $250,000 Matching Donation For Louisiana Flood Relief Raising Total Contribution From Carnival Cruise-Related Organizations to Half-A-Million Dollars

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MIAMI, August 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Carnival Corporation Chairman Micky Arison and his wife Madeleine have matched the $250,000 donation made recently by Carnival Cruise Line and parent company Carnival Corporation to aid organizations assisting victims of the Louisiana floods. The additional $250,000 donation was made through the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation and raises the total contribution from Carnival Cruise-related organizations to half-a-million dollars.

Caterpillar's Good Deed in the Badlands


Chanku Waste Ranch is a reservation in South Dakota with roughly 60% of the homes either severely substandard or without a basic necessity. Thanks to contributions from Caterpillar’s Building Construction Products Division and Cat dealer Butler Equipment, the camp received a new backhoe loader to repair homes and train young people on how to utilize and care for heavy machinery.

Carnival Cruise Line and Carnival Corporation to Give $250,000 to Aid Organizations for Louisiana Flood Relief

Gift to be supplemented by opportunities for employees and guests to donate
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MIAMI, August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Cruise Line and its parent company, Carnival Corporation, are giving a total of $250,000 to charitable organizations to support their efforts on behalf of victims of the Louisiana floods. The cruise line is donating $125,000 and its parent company is matching that amount through its Carnival Foundation charitable arm. 

Recipients include the American Red Cross, Louisiana Association of United Ways and Save the Children.  

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce Additional $1 Million Towards Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

A total of $1.5 million in donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading the flood relief efforts.
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., August 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart Foundation President Kathleen McLaughlin announced via Twitter that Walmart and the Walmart Foundation are committing an additional $1 million to Team Rubicon, Convoy of Hope, Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank and other organizations making a difference on the ground in Baton Rouge and across the state of Louisiana.

Five Recovery Steps for Business Owners in Louisiana

Has your business been affected by the recent flooding in Louisiana? Here are five steps that business owners can take to begin the recovery process.

Our hearts are with the communities in Louisiana dealing with the devastating flooding. In this time of need the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides resources and tools to help small businesses recover after disaster strikes. Our Disaster Help Desk for Business 1-888-MY-BIZ-HELP provides one-on-one advice and expertise to help you navigate the recovery process, supported by the Office Depot Foundation.

Timberland Unites Around the World to Serve the Elderly

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Service knows no age or boundaries at Timberland, the global outdoor lifestyle brand with a demonstrated commitment to social responsibility. Employee volunteers, who receive up to 40 paid community service hours each year, are passionate about serving elderly citizens around the world. From Stratham, NH to Hong Kong, Timberland volunteers bring fun and innovative skills-building to the elderly.

Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company Call for Daily Point of Light Award Nominations for Families

Celebrating Families Who Volunteer Together in Honor of Family Volunteer Day, November 19, 2016
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ATLANTA, August 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company will celebrate the impact of family volunteering across the nation by honoring exemplary family volunteers with a Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes their commitment to volunteering as a family. The call for nominations opens today and nominations will be reviewed on an ongoing basis through October 7.

AIDA Supports Democracy Initiative "WE. Success Needs Diversity"

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In 2016, the cruise line AIDA Cruises once again offers its support to the democracy initiative “WIR. Erfolg braucht Vielfalt” (“WE. Success needs diversity”) by the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania with a donation of 5,000 euros. With this, AIDA Cruises takes a stand against right-wing extremism. 

On June 2, 2016, Sylvia Bretschneider, President of the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania State Parliament, and Martin Scriba, the initiator of the initiative, presented AIDA Cruises with a symbolic share in democracy.

Here’s How You Can Help Teachers Inspire Students This School Year

Created by Bravo for Subaru | by Laura Rosenfeld

Summer is almost over, and children all over the country will soon be heading back to school. In order to ensure that their students have another phenomenal year of learning, many teachers purchase their own school supplies. But educating the next generation of brilliant thinkers is a team effort, and it's easy for those outside the classroom to get involved, too. 

Read the complete article, & view video, outlining how you can help Subaru make the pursuit of knowledge available to as many minds as possible... 

Sodexo Receives Outstanding Corporate Group Award from the United Way

Award recognizes Sodexo’s community partnership and local impact through support of the Christian Service Center for Central Florida’s Love Pantry and Daily Bread programs.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, has been recognized by the United Way with the 2016 Community Volunteer Excellence Award, Outstanding Corporate Group Category for the company’s work impacting the community.  The Christian Service Center for Central Florida (CSC) nominated Sodexo for the award, highlighting the commitment from the company’s volunteers to not only support CSC programs, but for continually seeking opportunities to leverage and contribute their expertise in other areas.


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