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Passion vs. Purpose in Leadership: Which Do You Need Most?

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“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, and to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Hanes Launches 2018 National Sock Drive to Help the Homeless

America’s No. 1 basic apparel brand enters ninth year of bringing comfort to those living homeless by supporting agencies fighting homelessness in every state, expanding program beyond the holiday season and launching online giving initiative
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., November 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Simple things can bring great comfort to those living without shelter.

UPS Employee Volunteers Give Back in Big Ways

UPS is thankful for the outpouring of support our employees give to our communities
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As with our business, the scope and scale of volunteer efforts at UPS have the potential to make a significant impact. We never lose sight, however, that our collective impact is the result of individual commitment. Those commitments are on full display each October during our annual Global Volunteer Month.

UPS Delivers Wishes and Gives Back This Holiday Season

Annual #WishesDelivered Campaign Delivers Wishes and Benefits Charities
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November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - UPS® (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of its 5th annual “Wishes Delivered” campaign. This global initiative spreads goodwill and inspiration by delivering a few very special wishes to individuals in the communities we serve. The holiday campaign also raises money for various nonprofits that improve quality of life around the world.

Water-Smart Farming: How Innovative Technologies Are Improving the Lives of Smallholder Farmers Across Asia, Latin America and Africa

A simple, self-assembled water pump brings a low-cost and environmentally friendly irrigation solution to farmers, increasing food security and livelihoods.
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Delft, The Netherlands, November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – aQysta, a “clean-tech” start-up, injects its entrepreneurial energy into the Business Call to Action (BCtA) platform with a pledge to bring its affordable, clean-energy water pump to 10,000 smallholder farmers globally to save 300 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, while improving crop yields and incomes, by 2021.

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation Announce a Commitment of $500,000 for California Wildfire Relief

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation commit cash and product to assist local organizations with recovery and relief services
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., November 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have made a commitment to provide support through cash and product donations of $500,000 to organizations in response to the severe wildfires that are impacting California. As part of this commitment, Walmart is working closely with local officials and governmental entities to help meet the needs of those affected.

FCA Foundation Donates $200,000 to Americares, First Response Team of America and Team Rubicon

FCA Foundation supports efforts to assist communities affected by natural disasters
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker, FCA US LLC, today announced $200,000 in grants to three organizations, which are currently providing support to residents and communities affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.
 
The FCA Foundation has provided grants to support the ongoing efforts of the following organizations:
 

The Top 3 Ways Mobile Phones Can Help Disaster Victims

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This post was written by guest blogger Zev Lowe, VP of Growth and Impact at AtmaGo.

Five Years of Building a More Resilient Private Sector in Turkey

Preparing for when – not if – the next disaster strikes.
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Eduardo Martinez | The UPS Foundation
Marc DeCourcey | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
 

On Oct. 23, 2011, the Van earthquakes rocked eastern Turkey, leaving more than 11,000 buildings with sustained damages and at least 60,000 residents homeless.

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

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October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

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