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Smithfield Foods Launches Apprenticeship Program to Recruit the Next Generation of Talent

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GOLDSBORO, N.C., Sept. 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of its new apprenticeship program aimed at developing the next generation of experienced professionals for valuable skilled trades. The program provides internal candidates, high school graduates, and military veterans with hands-on engineering and mechanic training while earning their associate degree. Program participants receive free college tuition, salary, and benefits as they progress through the program.

Sands Takes Youth Homelessness Advocacy to the National Stage

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Since 2015, Las Vegas Sands has invested more than $4 million in homelessness-related issues and has become a champion for tackling youth homelessness, in particular, as co-founder of the Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit with long-time partner Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY).

This fall, Sands is amplifying its advocacy for youth homelessness to help drive a national conversation around the issue with financial backing for Lost In America, a feature documentary film scheduled for release by Indican Pictures in November 2019.

Smithfield Foods Donates 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Feed More Ahead of Federated Auto Parts 400

NASCAR’s Aric Almirola and Kroger Join the 43rd Stop of Smithfield’s 2019 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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RICHMOND, Va., Sepember 24, 2019 - /3BL Media/ – This weekend, Smithfield Foods, Inc., Kroger, and Aric Almirola, NASCAR driver of the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing, joined forces to donate 40,000 pounds of protein to Feed More, central Virginia’s core hunger-relief organization.

Battling Climate Change Together

By Erin Callahan, Director of the Climate Collaborative
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Taking on an issue like climate change alone is incredibly difficult, and when you add in the urgency and scale of the problem, and the complexity of modern corporate value chains, it quickly becomes impossible.

It’s why we launched the Climate Collaborative, a non-profit that brings food and agriculture companies together to work on climate solutions.

Bacardi Just Found the Best Use for Plastic Straws Ever—Turn Them Into Vinyl Records

By Melissa Locker
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Normally, if your record sucks, that’s a bad thing. (Just ask Jet!) But now, thanks to a collaboration between Bacardi and Lonely Whale, if your record sucks, it’s a good thing—at least for the planet.

United's Humanitarian Relief Flight to the Bahamas

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As United's humanitarian Flight 2814 from IAH to the Bahamas departed for the islands on September 17, a little over two weeks after Hurricane Dorian struck the islands with the fury of a record-breaking Category 5 storm, the reality was stark. More than 1,300 people are still missing. Rebuilding in the Bahamas will take years. And the need for help remains urgent, with thousands of evacuees overflowing shelters and infrastructure on Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands largely destroyed.

AEG Raises More Than $40,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Through Company-Sponsored 2019 Nautica Malibu Triathlon Team

Since 2015, AEG has raised more than $100,000 for CHLA competing in Triathlon’s Entertainment Industry Challenge
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In a combined effort to advance its employees’ health and well-being and continue its longstanding support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), AEG – the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company – raised more than $40,000 for CHLA through its involvement with the Nautica Malibu Triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 15 in Malibu, Calif.

Carnival Corporation Relief Effort Collects 2,841 Tons of Supplies for the Bahamas; Company Thanks Individuals and Organizations for Generous Donations

With outpouring of support from countless donors, company's partnership with Tropical Shipping delivers much-needed food and supplies directly to country's National Emergency Management Agency
Press Release

MIAMI, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) today announced that its relief program to provide humanitarian aid to The Bahamas collected and delivered during its first week over 2,841 tons of food and supplies in over 90 shipping containers – a remarkable milestone made possible by generous donations from countless individuals and organizations throughout South Florida and North America.

Mohawk Sponsors Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirt Sale

Proceeds from employee-designed shirt will be donated to Susan G. Komen Foundation
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CALHOUN, Ga. September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Mohawk is extending its long-standing commitment to finding a cure for breast cancer by fundraising for the Susan G. Komen® Foundation with an exclusive t-shirt series featuring artwork by one of the company’s creative professionals.

LIXIL Partners With Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio

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LIXIL Americas is proudly partnering with Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, a grass-roots, nonprofit housing ministry dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and helping families in need to obtain decent, affordable housing. Through this partnership, LIXIL Americas will support 50% of the housing projects in the East Central Ohio chapters, providing a safe and comfortable shelter for hard working, low income families like Andrea's.

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