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Hundreds Come Together to Help Make Sure Kids Don't Go Without

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CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI)  – When school isn’t in session, children can sometimes go hungry.

But Thursday, a major effort took place to help make sure they didn’t.

Tara Foulke looked over boxes of food she packed.

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Ways to Cut Down on Waste during the Holidays

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During the holidays, Americans generate 25 percent more waste. Nearly 80 percent of that can be recycled. Tracy Skenandore with Republic Services joined 8 News NOW to give us some tips on what can be recycled or reused.

Holiday Recycling Tips: Don't Throw Away Your Packaging

By Michelle Li
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SEATTLE - Americans generate roughly 1,000 pounds of waste per household during the holidays, which is about 25% more than normal.

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Engineering a Happy Holiday for Clients and Customers Helps Make the Season Brighter for Those Offshore

Sodexo employees spend holiday time away from their own families in order to create a more festive atmosphere for those working in harsh environments
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 22, 2016, /3BL Media/- Sodexo, a world leader in Quality of Life Services, will make the holidays special for hundreds of men and women working on the 34 offshore oil rigs that the company serves in the Gulf of Mexico.

Wishes Delivered

Big surprises come in tiny trucks. See how we delivered joy to deserving kids across the globe.
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Sharing a Wishes Delivered story from ups.com/wishes donates $1 to charity. Help us reach up to $100,000.

A New Set of Wheels for Christmas

Nuclear plant employees donate and deliver toys and bikes for local children
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In 1996, a few employees at Duke Energy’s Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport, N.C., decided to collect donations to buy a handful of bicycles for needy children at a local school. The next year, more employees participated and even more bikes were delivered.

Nearly 20 years later, the effort is still going strong.

Just Energy Solar | Tips for a Sustainable Christmas

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We are fairly certain Santa and his reindeer would prefer to fly through clean, unpolluted air this holiday season, so let’s work together to have a sustainable Christmas!

We’ve compiled 25 ideas on how to navigate this holiday season while creating less waste, using less energy, spending less money, all while making memories with family and friends.

Check them out!

USO Holiday Care Packages Hit the Deck & Deck the Halls

By Connie Avery, U.S. Navy Veteran and FedEx SMS Program Management Advisor, Flight
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As a little girl, I grew up watching old WWII shows with my dad, like Flying Leathernecks with John Wayne and Baa Baa Black Sheep. I recall telling him that I wish I could have been a boy, so I could fly planes like they did on TV. I would thumb through my dad’s old photos from his army days in Korea, looking forward to my turn to serve. Military aviation was in my childhood soul. My dad shared with me the tales of the transit to Korea, sleeping in a hammock on a ship – sea sick all the way. These were the earliest memories of my dream of becoming a military pilot.

Safely Preparing Your Holiday Meal

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The original version of this vlog can be found on Sodexo Insights

How can you avoid giving your friends and family the gift of a food-borne illness? When it comes to preparing your holiday meal – you aren’t necessarily thinking about food safety but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 6 Americans suffer from a food borne illness every year.

Three Quality of Lifehacks to Managing Holiday Season Stress

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Do you find the holidays stressful? It may be dealing with last minute holiday shopping, meeting end-of-year work obligations, or putting up with zany in-laws. It’s no surprise that December has been named National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month. Stress can impact concentration, motivation and productivity. It can also impact health and wellbeing.

With this in mind, here are three Quality of Lifehacks to help manage holiday season stress.

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