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A ‘Special’ Day for Children at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Patients at Atlanta Hospital are First to Receive My Special Aflac Duck™
Press Release

ATLANTA, Ga., September 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today delivered the very first My Special Aflac DucksTM to the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Riding Hope’s Trail

Bentonville Sales Office champions new bike trail for kids in need
Blog

By Mary Burich

There were smiles all around Aug. 30, as members of the Hormel Foods Bentonville (Ark.) Sales Office helped dedicate a new bike trail, a gift to some of the town’s youngest and most deserving residents.

Duke Energy Adding $600,000 to Program That Will Help Additional South Carolina Families Pay High Seasonal Energy Bills

Summary: 
  • Share the Warmth program has assisted Palmetto State families for more than 30 years
  • Funds are available now to qualified customers who apply through local partner agencies
Press Release
  • Share the Warmth program has assisted Palmetto State families for more than 30 years
  • Funds are available now to qualified customers who apply through local partner agencies

JetBlue Announces Jacksonville, Fla. as the Winner of the Soar With Reading #BookWithUs Online Vote

North Florida customers, crewmembers and community overwhelmingly voted, Jacksonville to receive $25,000 worth of children’s books and a celebrity reading room makeover courtesy of JetBlue
Press Release

NEW YORK, September 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced Jacksonville, Fla. as the winner of the #BookWithUs online vote, part of this year’s annual Soar with Reading literacy initiative. Thanks to support from the local community in North Florida, Jacksonville bested JetBlue’s other 101 cities, receiving 38 percent of the votes.

Remembering Harvey and Irma: Mohawk Sends a Deluge of Care

Looking Back on a Hurricane Season of Epic Proportions
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An extraordinary series of hurricanes last year prompted an extraordinary response by Mohawk employees. In August and September 2017, hurricanes Irma and Harvey made landfall, devastating the lives of millions. Included in those millions was Alexis Herbert, a Dal-Tile employee. As the Dal-Tile team answered the call and headed to Florida during Irma to help one of their own with financial assistance and post-hurricane support, the Mohawk fleet made its way to Houston to help deliver more than 100,000 bottles of water in the wake of Harvey.

Whole Kids Foundation® Launches 2018 Growing Healthy Kids Campaign

$3M goal will allow nonprofit to fund edible educational gardens, healthy teacher programs, salad bars in schools, and educational bee programs; Applications for grants being accepted now
Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas, September 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, Whole Kids Foundation launched its annual Growing Healthy Kids Campaign to fund K-12-focused programs in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. that are working to create a deeper connection between kids and food. To date, the programs supported by Whole Kids Foundation have served more than 5.7 million children.

Through a New Grant from Symantec, NPower Expands Offerings in the Bay Area

by Jaime Barclay, Sr Mgr Corporate Responsibility
Blog

We often talk of a time where our IT workforce is diverse, with equal representation and opportunity. A time where people of all backgrounds, regardless of ethnicity, gender, or socio-economic status have the opportunities, the skills, the pathways to develop life-long careers and succeed in our digital economy.

To NPower, a nonprofit launching digital careers for underserved communities, their mission is to make this future a reality.  

ScottsMiracle-Gro Launches Corporate Foundation, Makes Strides in Waste Reduction in 2017

Company's 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report highlights achievements in operations, workplace and community outreach
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Inspired by the words of Miracle-Gro founder Horace Hagedorn to “find a need and fill it”, ScottsMiracle-Gro continues to invest in its associates, communities and operations to ensure we leave our piece of the Earth better than we found it. We are pleased to share our latest Corporate Responsibility Update, which provides information on our achievements in the 2015-2017 timeframe.

Tyson Foods Grant to Help Serve Hungry Neighbors

Press Release

NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As part of Tyson Foods’ commitment to support the communities it serves, the company announced today a $125,000 grant to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The investment will bolster the food bank’s ability to supply its agency partners and pantries with a variety of food through two projects.

JetBlue Partners with VH1 Save the Music Foundation to Bring the Beat Back to Filer Middle School in Miami

Summary: 

-- JetBlue and VH1 Save the Music Surprise Students and Administrators by Donating Musical Instruments for the School’s First Music Program in More than Nine Years --

-- Highlighting the Importance of STEAM Education, Students Treated to a Special Pop-Up Performance by Singer/Songwriter Emily Estefan --

Press Release

-- JetBlue and VH1 Save the Music Surprise Students and Administrators by Donating Musical Instruments for the School’s First Music Program in More than Nine Years --

-- Highlighting the Importance of STEAM Education, Students Treated to a Special Pop-Up Performance by Singer/Songwriter Emily Estefan --

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