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National Rebuilding Month: Volunteers

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Thanks to nearly 43,000 volunteers, Rebuilding Together completed over 1,900 home and community projects during National Rebuilding Month in 2016. Be a part of the impact this year!

National Rebuilding Month: Older Homes

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Old housing issues are often much more significant than drafty windows and squeaky stairs. Homeowners who live in older homes risk exposure to lead, asbestos and other environmental health hazards according to the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development. Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide are helping low-income homeowners eliminate these hazards and ensure they live safe and healthy in their homes.Read more about health hazards here: http://bit.ly/2miIMR5.

Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Calls on the Public to Join the Fight Against Hunger and Make a Difference in their Local Communities

Through online acts of support, purchase of participating products and donations at the register, the campaign aims to help Feeding America secure 100 million meals on behalf of member food banks
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, Walmart launches its “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign, a nationwide initiative that encourages the public to join the fight against hunger.

National Rebuilding Month: Substandard Housing Conditions

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Families with fewer financial resources are more likely to experience unsafe, unhealthy housing. When dealing with limited resources, food and medicine come before housing repairs. Rebuilding Together affiliates serve low-income homeowners who face financial dilemmas like this. Our vision is a safe and healthy home for every person.

National Rebuilding Month: Impact of Poor Housing Conditions on Children

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Poor housing conditions can negatively impact the health of those inside – especially children. Get involved during National Rebuilding Month. Learn about how to make your home safer for your children and grandchildren. Volunteer to help your neighbor do the same. Donate to support the critical repairs that make homes safer and healthier. http://bit.ly/1Yb8mBa

GSK is Proud to Support the Movement to Build a Healthier Community in East St. Louis, IL

Working across sectors and organizations, the East St. Louis community has come together to help young people feel safe and secure in their community, be ready to succeed in school and work and empower them to create change.
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“The State of the Movement is strong,” declared Montez Holton, a junior at East St. Louis Senior High School, referring to the East Side Aligned collective impact “movement” in East St. Louis, IL.  Working across sectors and organizations, the East St. Louis community has come together to help young people feel safe and secure in their community, be ready to succeed in school and work and empower them to create change.

National Rebuilding Month: Rebuilding Together Affiliates Impact

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During #RebuildingMonth, Rebuilding Together affiliates are planning to complete over 1,700 rebuilding projects, including homes and community centers across the country. Find out ways to get involved here: http://bit.ly/1Yb8mBa

Cargill Builds 80th School in Vietnam

On track to build four more schools by the end of 2017 and meet commitment of building 100 schools in Vietnam by 2020
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Cargill opened its 80th school in Vietnam on March 17, 2017, edging closer to its goal of building 100 schools in the country by 2020. The new school, Tra Thi Cut elementary school, situated in the Ben Tre Province (Binh Dai District, Thanh Phuoc Commune, Tan An Hamlet) will provide elementary education to 100 students in a conducive and safe environment, and a better working environment for teachers. Cargill plans to open another four schools by the end of 2017.

Sands China Supports Local Macao Welfare Shop for Fifth Consecutive Year

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A group of 40 Sands China Care Ambassadors volunteered their time in February at Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop, helping distribute over 350 food hampers to disadvantaged families, sending them New Year’s blessings for the Year of the Rooster.  The event marks the fifth consecutive year of Sands China Ltd.’s support, which also included a donation of MOP 300,000 presented by Sands China President Dr.

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