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Meet Reagan, the Face of a Modern-Day Miracle

Seth and Kata DeLoach had no way of knowing that a trip to the pediatrician for their daughter would turn their world upside down.
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After noting some concerns about the development of then 2-month-old Reagan’s head, the pediatrician directed Seth and Kata to a neurosurgeon at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis – a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. It was there that a neurosurgeon was able to diagnose Reagan with craniosynostosis, a condition where joints in the brain begin to close prematurely before fully formed.

2017 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships Now Open

Apply for a scholarship and be part of the 2017 Hunger Squad
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Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation recently recognized Ian McKenna, also known as The Giving Gardener, age 12, from Austin, TX for driving awareness and being a catalyst for eliminating hunger in his community. Ian created The Giving Garden. The program grows school and community gardens so children in need can take home fresh fruits and vegetables to their families. Ian’s amazing efforts earned him a 2016 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship as well as an additional $5000 grant for winning the Hunger Squad video competition.

BJ's Wholesale Club Surpasses 50 Million Pounds of Food Donated in Local Communities

Company Announces $50,000 in Donations to Local Feeding America® Member Food Banks to Celebrate Milestone
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WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- BJ's Wholesale Club announced that it has donated more than 50 million pounds of food through its BJ's Feeding Communities Program®. BJ's has contributed items to 45 food banks including fresh produce, frozen meats and fish, baked goods and dairy items.

In partnership with Feeding America®, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, BJ's clubs have donated unsold fresh foods to network member food banks since 2011.

Arrow Electronics’ Netherlands Employees Support Maria Auxiliatrix Run

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VENLO, Netherlands, October 18, 2016/3BL Media/ – Employees from Arrow Electronics’ Venlo office volunteered their time last month to support the Maria Auxiliatrix Run (M.A.-Run), an annual two-day event that centers on giving back to individuals with disabilities. 

During the event, motorcycle riders partner with individuals with mental and physical disabilities to tour the Venlo streets. These teams are meant to remain the same each year, with many teams unchanged since the inception of the M.A.-Run in 1987. 

IU House to Become Home: Habitat for Humanity House Is an Early Christmas Present

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Twenty-eight-year-old Nettie Garza has three children. During the day, she manages the floral department at a local Kroger store. At night, she shares a bed with the kids in her own parents’ home.

But come December, Garza will have a bedroom of her own for the first time since she can remember, and so will her kids. Their new home is being made possible by a partnership between Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and Whirlpool Corp., through Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County.

Holland America Line Makes Third $25,000 Donation in Honor of ‘Ks for Kids’

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Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Uncompensated Care Fund Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the “K’s for Kids” program that debuted during the 2014 baseball season.

Costa Cruises Supports “Pink is Good” Project on Board its Ships

October 10 marks the start on board the ships of the Costa fleet in the Mediterranean of awareness-raising activities to support the project "Pink is Good", promoted by the Fondazione Umberto Veronesi.
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Genoa, October 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – To coincide with breast cancer prevention month, Costa Cruises has announced the beginning of a series of awareness-raising activities from October 10 to the end of the month on board its ships deployed in the Mediterranean.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce $2 Million Towards Hurricane Matthew Relief and Recovery Efforts

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading the hurricane relief and includes $500 thousand for recovery efforts in Haiti.
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., October 12, 2016/3BL Media/ – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $2 million to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Matthew.

Norfolk Southern Supports Hurricane Matthew Recovery Efforts in Southeast

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NORFOLK, Va., October 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Norfolk Southern is donating $50,000 to the American Red Cross to assist with Hurricane Matthew relief efforts across five Southeastern states.

Hurricane Matthew brought heavy rains and flooding across NS’ service territory in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. More than 13,000 people in those states sought shelter in Red Cross and community evacuation shelters as the storm moved up the coast.

Tetra Tech Announces 50th Anniversary Global Clean Water Fund Grant Recipients

Celebrating our anniversary by helping bring clean, safe water to communities around the world through EWB projects
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On July 6, 2016, Tetra Tech announced the recipients of its 50th Anniversary Global Clean Water Fund grants. In honor of Tetra Tech’s 50 years of leadership in the water sector, Tetra Tech established a fund, in partnership with Engineers Without Borders (EWB), to  support programs that provide clean water for communities in need around the world.

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