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Ally Surprises Miami-Area Kids with New Bikes for the Holidays

Bike building event at Ally’s leadership training conference highlights the importance of giving back to the community
Press Release

MIAMI, December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/- Ally Financial today joined with local nonprofit organizations to build and donate bikes to Miami children for the holidays. The bike building event was part of a leadership training conference for auto dealers, called Ally Automotive Leadership Academy. During the conference, more than 100 people gathered to hear a panel of dealers and Ally representatives discuss the importance of giving back to their communities and then divided into groups to assemble 22 bikes.

Republic Services Suggests Seven Ways to Make the Holidays More Sustainable

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PHOENIX, December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This holiday season, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages consumers across the country to incorporate sustainability into their celebrations and family gatherings with helpful sustainability tips. Click here to view Republic’s 2016 holiday recycling video.

FCA US California Business Center Teams Up With Motor4Toys and Local Car Community to Bring Holiday Cheer to Underprivileged Kids

Summary: 
  • This marks the fourth year the FCA US California Business Center will support the Motor4Toys drive
  • More than 5,000 vehicles, from supercars and everyday cars to hot rods and rat rods, will gather for annual charity event
  • All car enthusiasts and car clubs encouraged to attend
  • Goal is to collect more than 60,000 toys for underprivileged kids in Southern California 
Press Release
  • This marks the fourth year the FCA US California Business Center will support the Motor4Toys drive
  • More than 5,000 vehicles, from supercars and everyday cars to hot rods and rat rods, will gather for annual charity event
  • All car enthusiasts and car clubs encouraged to attend
  • Goal is to collect more than 60,000 toys for underprivileged kids in Southern California 

Three Daily Quality of Lifehacks to Save on Holiday Calories

By: Quality of Lifehacks
Blog

Tis the season! This means dazzling Christmas light displays, countless hours of holiday shopping, and joyous festivities with coworkers, families and friends. It’s also a time for delicious holiday foods, like eggnog, fruitcake, pecan pie, sweet potato casserole and turkey with all the trimmings. While the season is filled with holiday cheer and celebrations, it’s also a time when many of us overindulge and fill up on too many calories.

Making the Holidays Special for Our Troops

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The Christmas SPIRIT Foundation started Trees for Troops in 2005, joined forces with FedEx, and has since delivered more than 150,000 Christmas trees to military families. For the 2016 holiday season, we’re taking you to Minter’s Farm, one of over 100 farms participating in the program, to see where the trees come from and what goes into getting them ready for our service men and women.

Trees for Troops can be supported by donating to the program or purchasing live trees at one.

FedEx Delivers the Holidays to Armed Forces

by Traci Stubblefield, Senior Communication specialist, FedEx Services
Blog

The Christmas tree is a symbol of the season. For service members stationed away from loved ones over the holidays, a Christmas tree and care pack delivery bring memories of home and messages of thanks. With that in mind, FedEx has joined forces with the United Service Organizations (USO) to provide care packs for service members deployed overseas, and with the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation to deliver Christmas trees through the Trees for Troops program. 

Donate a Scarf from the Heart

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The Southern Nevada division of Republic Services hosted a scarf collection drive to support the Catholic Charities shelter program during the holidays.  Local Republic employees filled three large bags with more than 100 scarves. The theme for the scarf drive was Donate a Scarf from the Heart. 

“We supplied the fleece and all the employees supplied the heart,” stated Terry Magnani, Republic Services local billing supervisor.  

INFOGRAPHIC: Season for Sustainability

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Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is an industry leader in U.S.

Sanofi Pasteur “Adopts” Families Who Have Little to Call Their Own

- Record-breaking holiday gift drive responds to increased homelessness rates -
Press Release

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa., December 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that its employees continued the company’s 21-year tradition of collecting and hand-delivering gifts, non-perishable food items, and supermarket gift cards to the families of Monroe County Head Start at Pocono Services for Families and Children (PSFC). The items were donated through the company’s “Adopt-A-Family” drive, which will benefit a record 42 families this year, many who are homeless.

Sustainable Packaging

How to pack more sustainably this holiday season
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Shipping a package? Even small changes in the way you pack and ship items can make a big difference for our planet.

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