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Fighting the Tragedy of Hunger

By John Chambers
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In Silicon Valley – home to one of the greatest economic engines in the world – there is a silent tragedy that affects more than 250,000 people every month – and that’s hunger. Hunger doesn’t discriminate. It affects the young and the old, families of every size, shape and background.  The challenge, sadly, knows no bounds. Ten thousands miles away – in India – the problem is acute. Here, some students who go to government schools often don’t have enough to eat.  Mothers sometimes don’t have enough to feed their children.

Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope

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As a parent, teachable moments often come up in the most unexpected ways.

Discovery Communications Employees Discover Their Impact Around the World

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Last Friday, more than 4,000 Discovery employees around the world left their offices to make a difference in their communities during Discovery Communications’ fifth annual Discover Your Impact Day.

Wildlife Rescue Team Lands New Home

Wildlife Haven in Ile-des-Chenes, MB has just signed a community land lease partnership with TransCanada to create a long-term foundation for their rehabilitation and educational programming.
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A volunteer-driven, non-profit organization, Wildlife Haven has occupied various locations since it began rehabilitating injured wildlife and educating the public in 1984. For the past five years, their home has been an unused dairy barn donated by the Van Gorp family in Ile-des-Chênes.

Chrysler Group Employees Continue Tradition of Giving Back to the Community at Thanksgiving

Annual Food Drive in conjunction with United Auto Workers Helps Fight Hunger
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November 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With Thanksgiving approaching, Chrysler Group LLC employees across the Midwest are taking time out from building cars and trucks today, to help make sure their neighbors enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner.

Forgotten Harvest Receives Record-Breaking Farm Equipment Donation from Ram Truck, Case IH and New Holland Agriculture

Nearly $400,000 in Equipment for Forgotten Harvest Farms
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“The Ram Truck brand has a great deal of respect for the work that Forgotten Harvest does to combat hunger,” said Reid Bigland, Head of U.S. Sales and President and Chief Executive Officer - Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “We welcome the opportunity to donate a new Ram 3500 truck to help their efforts to provide nourishment to those in our community who might otherwise go hungry.”

Please click the following link to view video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzfkfrDKxNQ&feature=youtu.be

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“The Ram Truck brand has a great deal of respect for the work that Forgotten Harvest does to combat hunger,” said Reid Bigland, Head of U.S. Sales and President and Chief Executive Officer - Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “We welcome the opportunity to donate a new Ram 3500 truck to help their efforts to provide nourishment to those in our community who might otherwise go hungry.”

Please click the following link to view video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzfkfrDKxNQ&feature=youtu.be

Lincoln Financial Group Study Finds Community Involvement a Key Factor in Americans Taking Charge of Their Lives

Latest video in M.O.O.D. on the Street series showcases volunteers in Fort Wayne, Ind. discussing making a positive impact on others
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RADNOR, Pa., September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) released new findings from its M.O.O.D. (Measuring Optimism, Outlook, and Direction) of America study the company released in May that show an increased level of empowerment among respondents who take an active role in giving their time and resources to their local communities.

CITGO Petroleum and Warex Terminals Corporation Host Customer Appreciation Days in Kingston, N.Y.

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KINGSTON, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and local CITGO Marketer, Warex Terminals Corporation, held two Customer Appreciation Days Aug. 24 - 25 at the Caldor Plaza CITGO station in Kingston, N.Y. More than 2,500 people participated in the weekend's events, which included music, food, and giveaways. The station also offered five cents off each gallon of gas during the festivities, selling nearly 10,000 gallons in one day.

Darden Digest: Giving Thanks on Labor Day

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For many people, Labor Day weekend is a time for sharing moments with families and friends, enjoying some extra time away from work, planning outdoor activities and celebrating another end of summer. It's a holiday most people take for granted, but for the men and women who serve and protect our local communities, Labor Day is just another day at the office, when they remain on the clock, ready and willing to help those in need.

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