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JetBlue Honors Public Servants For Inspiring Humanity®

JetBlue partners with British Metropolitan Police for eighth annual plane pull at JFK Airport to raise awareness for the ‘Joining Against Cancer in Kids’ (J-A-C-K) Foundation
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NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, has a long history of supporting those who serve their communities. Today public servants from New York and abroad joined forces for a good cause. JetBlue and the British Metropolitan Police Department partnered for their eighth annual plane pull at New York’s JFK Airport. “Bobbies” from London’s police department competed against teams including JetBlue crewmembers and members from local authorities including the NYPD and FDNY to raise funds for childhood cancer research.

JPMorgan Chase Commits $17 Million to Create Skills-Based Summer Jobs for Young Adults

Five-year investment aims to bridge the gap between high school students and summer job training
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced a $17 million, five-year commitment to U.S. cities working to increase the number of teens with access to quality summer work experiences that put them on a path to greater economic mobility. As part of the firm’s more than $325 million global investment in skills development, this nationwide effort will help equip young people with the skills and experiences they need to succeed and bridge the gap between the demand for summer jobs and the number of available positions.

Early #Snapshot2017 Findings Unveiled at +IMPACT Conference

A first-ever look at trends in employee giving from the donor perspective
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This past week at Causecast’s +IMPACT Conference in D.C., America’s Charities had the privilege of presenting a first look at early, high-level findings from our new Snapshot 2017 report, which will be released this fall.

Allstate Agency Owners from Across the U.S. Come Together at the “People’s Pier” to Assemble 2,400 Backpacks for Chicago Youth

Press Release

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 22, 2017 ​/3BL Media/ -- More than 100 Allstate agency owners from around the country sorted and stuffed 2,400 backpacks with books and loaded them onto Chicago Public Library trucks at Navy Pier on Wed., May 17. The backpacks, which included books tailored for preschool, elementary and middle school students, were delivered to all 80 Chicago Public Library branches and will be distributed to youth this summer.

Cubs Pitcher Jon Lester Saddles Up for Team #NVRQT

Lester, a cancer survivor, goes to bat for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation
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Chicago Cubs pitcher, Jon Lester, has built quite the résumé through his first decade-plus in the majors, helping to win two World Series with the Boston Red Sox and adding another last year with the Cubs. Jon has also made four All-Star appearances, won an NLCS MVP award and a Babe Ruth Award, and has even pitched a no-hitter.

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Completes Successful Great American Cleanup Event

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Earlier in May, Keep America Beautiful Reno, Nevada-based affiiliate Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) hosted its 11th annual Great Community Cleanup -- a local initiative of the Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest community improvement program.

Samsung Employees Nationwide Swap the Office for Day of Service

Over 4,000 employees to serve in local communities
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., MAY 19, 2017 – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. today will host its bi-annual, companywide Day of Service throughout their national locations in New Jersey, New York, Texas, California and Washington, D.C. and regional offices. The event, which occurs each spring and fall, is part of the company’s overarching Samsung Gives initiative, a platform that creates service opportunities for Samsung employees to connect to meaningful causes within their own communities.

Beauty On A Mission To Make A Difference Around The World

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We’ve all been there, walking the aisles of the store or browsing online when a compelling message pops up saying “Buy this product and make a difference!” Before you know it you’ve got a lifetime supply of dish soap to help oil-spill affected animals and everyone’s getting pink dish towels for Christmas because Breast Cancer needs a cure. You can’t remember why you were shopping in the first place, but it sure feels good to know you’re doing your part!

The Conservation Fund Announces Nine Recipients of Healthy Foods Grants in North Carolina

Program Sponsored by CSX supports community projects that will distribute more than 1.7 million pounds of food each year in Nash and Edgecombe Counties
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ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., May 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Conservation Fund today announced the grant recipients for the On Track with Healthy Foods grants program, sponsored by CSX. Nine community- and faith-based groups will receive grants to increase access to healthy foods in vulnerable and underserved communities in the Twin Counties. 

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