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Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s to Restore Minneapolis Neighborhood During Super Bowl-Sanctioned Event

Volunteers to work alongside NFL players to revitalize Minneapolis Tilsenbilt neighborhood leading up to Super Bowl LII
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Rebuilding Together will host the 23rd annual community revitalization project, Kickoff to Rebuild, on Friday, February 2 leading up to Super Bowl LII weekend. This Super Bowl-sanctioned event will take place in the Tilsenbilt neighborhood of Minneapolis; the first neighborhood in Minneapolis to end housing discrimination in the 1950s. 

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Rebuilding Together will host the 23rd annual community revitalization project, Kickoff to Rebuild, on Friday, February 2 leading up to Super Bowl LII weekend. This Super Bowl-sanctioned event will take place in the Tilsenbilt neighborhood of Minneapolis; the first neighborhood in Minneapolis to end housing discrimination in the 1950s. 

VIDEO | Subaru of America Donates 50 Subaru Outbacks to Meals on Wheels

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Subaru of America Donates 50 Subaru Outbacks to Meals on Wheels. One of those Outbacks went to Meals on Wheels serving the community of Homer, Alaska.

VIDEO | Subaru of America Donates 50 Vehicles to Meals on Wheels

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Meals on Wheels received 50 Subaru Outbacks, donated by Subaru of America. One of those vehicles was donated to Meals on Wheels in Coconino County, AZ. 

 

Global Ageing Network Names Sodexo’s Laetitia Daufenbach to 2018 Board of Directors

Senior Vice President for Sodexo’s Global Seniors Segment Laetitia Daufenbach will join the 2018 Board of Directors for the Global Ageing Network.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, world leader in food service and facilities management, announced today that Laetitia Daufenbach, Senior Vice President, head of Strategic Planning and Projects of Sodexo’s Global Seniors Segment, has been appointed to the Global Ageing Network’s 2018 Board of Directors. As a director, Daufenbach will work to improve best practices in aged care in order to enhance the quality of life of seniors worldwide.

Woodland Pond at New Paltz Selects Connected Living, a Sodexo Partner, as the Exclusive Connection Provider for Families, Friends and the Community

Woodland Pond and Connected Living join forces to bring a new communication platform in New Paltz, connecting seniors, employees and families.
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NEW PALTZ, N.Y., December 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Woodland Pond at New Paltz, N.Y., the Mid-Hudson Valley’s premiere Continuing Care Retirement Community, today announces a partnership with Connected Living, the nation’s leading connector of Seniors with family, friends and communities. Connected Living came to Woodland Pond at New Paltz through Sodexo – Quality of Life Services.

Subaru Share the Love® Event Generously Supports Meals on Wheels and So Can You

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Through the 2017 Share the Love Event, from November 16, 2017, to January 2, 2018, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle purchased or leased to the customer's choice of the four national charities, including Meals on Wheels America, with a minimum guarantee of $250,000. In addition to these partners, Subaru retailers have selected hundreds of hometown charities for their customers to support as well. By the end of this year, Subaru and its participating retailers will have donated over $115 million to help those in need.

How This Tunisian Mother Is Building Her Own Business and Creating Jobs

She was able to map out a new career through an entrepreneurship program.
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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

How Big Companies Can Push Nonprofits to Diversify Their Boards

There are many diverse employees that want to help local organizations–not just the CEO.
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With one of the most diverse boards in the technology industry, HP understands the value and importance of supporting broad age, gender, ethnic and cultural diversity across company and nonprofit board members. HP is proud to be both a sponsor of, and contributor to, this Better World Leadership Nonprofit Board Study, to help drive greater awareness of the board service as a catalyst for increasing diversity and inclusion, human capital development, and economic development.

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With one of the most diverse boards in the technology industry, HP understands the value and importance of supporting broad age, gender, ethnic and cultural diversity across company and nonprofit board members. HP is proud to be both a sponsor of, and contributor to, this Better World Leadership Nonprofit Board Study, to help drive greater awareness of the board service as a catalyst for increasing diversity and inclusion, human capital development, and economic development.

Barclays Sponsors Women's Business Council Report to Explore UK Skills Gap

Staying On: The Age of Success
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For a long time, organisations have focused on young generations as a way to bring in new talent. Recruitment trends emphasise the hiring and retention of millennials, despite the fact that our population is formed of multiple generations and that the workforce is ageing. We are also seeing changes in the needs of the workforce, with more workers needing time out of work for various reasons at different points in their career. How can we ensure we are not missing or excluding this talent?

Sociology Professor Helps Students Bridge the Generation Gap With Service

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Finding a common thread between generations can sometimes be difficult these days. So, when one of Dr. Keith Whitworth’s students brought Cycling Without Age to his attention, he immediately jumped at the opportunity to bring the program to Texas Christian University.

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