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Back on My Feet, Along With Four Additional Charities, Earn Donations From Aramark As Part of Culinary Competition

Aramark's Sports and Entertainment Team Captures Copper Pot in 2019 Culinary Excellence Championship
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PHILADELPHIA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/Aramark’s (NYSE: ARMK) team of chefs from its Sports & Entertainment division bested its competitors to win the Inaugural National Finals of the Aramark Culinary Excellence (ACE) Competition – a showcase of the company’s domestic culinary talent and menu innovation – and take home the coveted “Copper Pot.”

Members of the winning team are:

United Airlines Supports the Houston Food Bank

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Help United Airlines raise funds for the Houston Food Bank (HFB). The community partner lost over 2 million pounds worth of perishable food due to a freezer malfunction last week.  

Carnival Corporation Breaks the Million-Dollar Mark at Its 2019 American Cancer Society Relay for Life by Raising Over $500,000

Carnival becomes the second U.S. Corporate Relay For Life donor to give a cumulative $1 million contribution to fight cancer
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MIAMI, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Foundation, the charitable arm of Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), held its third Corporate Relay For Life fundraiser Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, for American Cancer Society. With the more than $500,000 raised at the event, including a $100,000 donation from the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation, Carnival became the second U.S. company to surpass the million-dollar mark through individual and team employee fundraising.

Hormel Foods Donates 80,000 Pounds of Food to Support the KARE 11 Food Fight

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AUSTIN, Minn., November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), today announced a donation of 80,000 pounds of food to support #TeamJulie in the KARE 11 Food Fight. The Food Fight is a competitive food drive between the KARE 11 (Minneapolis, Minn.) news anchors that benefits the Second Harvest Heartland food bank.

The company’s donation consists of over 75,000 pounds of Hormel® Compleats® microwave meals and 5,000 pounds of SPAM® mezclita spread.

Scotiabank Supports Artificial Intelligence Research at University of Alberta

The $1.25 million donation will fund Scotiabank Artificial Intelligence Research Initiative in the Department of Computing Science
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EDMONTON, Alberta, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a donation of $1.25 million to the University of Alberta this morning, to fund the Scotiabank Artificial Intelligence Research Initiative in the Department of Computing Science. 

Catherine Hernandez-Blades is Aflac’s Golden Duck

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Unstoppable throughout her career, Hernandez-Blades applies her forward-thinking communications strategies to groundbreaking social good campaigns like the company’s My Special Aflac Duck initiative

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Unstoppable throughout her career, Hernandez-Blades applies her forward-thinking communications strategies to groundbreaking social good campaigns like the company’s My Special Aflac Duck initiative

Edward Jones Surpasses $20 Million in Fight Against Alzheimer's

Goal reached one year early thanks to generosity of associates, clients and communities
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ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19 2019 /3BL Media/ – Financial-services firm Edward Jones announced today that during the first four years of their multi-year commitment with the Alzheimer's Association, it has contributed $22 million to fight the disease, thanks to the generous support of its associates, clients and communities who have championed the cause. 

The firm also renewed its commitment to the cause with new, expanded programs heading into 2020. 

The eBay Community Raises More Than $1 Billion for Charities Globally

eBay for Charity reaches major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal.
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Today, eBay for Charity announced that the program  reached a major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world.

Charitable giving on the platform is on the rise. To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year. Through eBay for Charity, 100 percent of funds raised go back to intended nonprofits.

IOC and Airbnb Announce Major Global Olympic Partnership for Sustainability

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  • Airbnb joins the TOP programme and will support the sustainability objectives of the Olympic Movement
  • Economic opportunity for athletes to develop revenue streams through new Airbnb Olympian Experiences
  • Hundreds of thousands of new Airbnb hosts will support and participate in the Olympic Movement by providing accommodation and experiences through to 2028
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  • Airbnb joins the TOP programme and will support the sustainability objectives of the Olympic Movement
  • Economic opportunity for athletes to develop revenue streams through new Airbnb Olympian Experiences
  • Hundreds of thousands of new Airbnb hosts will support and participate in the Olympic Movement by providing accommodation and experiences through to 2028

10K Turkey Trekkers and $10,000 Fund Partners are Moving for Microcredit

Compete in Whole Planet Foundation's Virtual 10K Activity Challenge during November to create opportunity
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Grab your running shoes, kayak, skateboard, or whatever gets you moving and travel 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) or more between November 1-30th to complete the Whole Planet Foundation Turkey Trek Challenge to support micro entrepreneurs. Set your own personal goals in November and compete with your friends and family.

Registration remains open for the duration of the Trek, so jump in and join whenever you can.

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