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Carnival Cruise Line To Celebrate Texas Arrival Of Carnival Freedom with Special Event Honoring Operation Homefront and Featuring Performance by Martina McBride

Event Welcomes Third Ship to Galveston with Day of Celebration for Military Families Including First Carnival LIVE Concert on Deck
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MIAMI -- Carnival Cruise Line, Texas' number one cruise operator, will welcome Carnival Freedom to its new year-round homeport of Galveston, Texas, on Saturday, February 14, by hosting a celebration to honor U.S. military families. Through a partnership with Operation Homefront, a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial and other assistance to military families, Carnival will provide a day of onboard fun and exciting activities for service members and their families.

Latest CECP Data Show Evolution of CSR and Stronger Linkages Between Business Performance and Corporate Societal Investment Levels

Research Highlights Range of Trends from a Move to Regulate CSR Around the World to the Increasing Role of Employees in Community Engagement
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NEW YORK, January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - CECP, a nonprofit dedicated to fostering business as a force for good in society representing companies with more than $7 trillion in annual revenue, is pleased to release corporate societal giving trends and insights for 2014. Data from more than 300 surveys and over 1,000 individual consultations with many of the world’s leading companies enables CECP to have proprietary data and research on corporate societal investment.

Manheim Detroit Makes Donation to Lake Erie Waterkeeper

Wholesale Auto Auction’s Employees Give Back, Help Drive Local Green Efforts
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January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To reinforce its commitment to being good stewards of the environment, Manheim Detroit announced a $12,500 donation to Lake Erie Waterkeeper, an organization that serves Lake Erie’s waters and its tributaries through education, advocacy, outreach and collaboration. As a part of Cox Enterprises, Manheim Detroit participates in the Cox Conserves Chairman’s Cup, an internal program that recognizes Cox field locations for implementing sustainable business practices.

Nutritious Breakfasts Add Magic to Kids' Days

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One of the ways we approach combating hunger is to work within disadvantaged communities to provide healthy meals for at-risk families. When families start their day with a healthy meal, they’re much more likely to succeed in school or at work. In the United Kingdom, our Quaker and Tropicana businesses partner with Magic Breakfast, which is helping about 8,500 kids in the United Kingdom begin their school days with a nutritious breakfast.

Roca: System Leadership in Chelsea, Massachusetts

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This video tells the story of Roca, a nonprofit organization that focuses on intervention and relationship building to improve outcomes for high-risk young men and mothers in Massachusetts. Molly Baldwin, Roca’s founder and CEO, Jay Ash, Chelsea’s City Manager, and Chief Bryan Kyes of the Chelsea Police Department discuss how system leadership has led to significant and lasting change in their community.

Eastman Donates Money, Resources into Improving Henry County

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January 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Eastman began the new year by reaffirming its commitment to the Martinsville/Henry County community.

This week, Eastman team members contributed $36,000 to the United Way of Henry County and Martinsville. The employee contributions and a $10,000 donation from the company will help the United Way towards its 2015 campaign goal.

Lasers, Escape Windows and Air Cannons Among Innovative Ideas in Competition to Reduce Fisheries Bycatch

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WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Lasers, shark repellent, escape windows, air cannons—these are not the makings of an action movie but the winning ideas from World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) International Smart Gear Competition. These are the latest innovations in an effort to address the global problem of fisheries bycatch—the unintentional catch of fish and other animals in fishing gear.

AIDA Cruises: New Year Raffle to Support the SOS Children’s Villages

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AIDA Cruises has supported the work of the SOS Children’s Villages for 10 years by donating the revenue from the raffle that it traditionally holds on board the AIDA fleet on December 31. This year, the donation will once again benefit aid projects in the Philippines.

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas Hits 100th Home Milestone in Partnership with MGM Resorts International and the City of Henderson

Habitat and MGM Resorts Set to Raise the Walls on 100th Home on January 31; Funding of Land Donated by the City of Henderson
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LAS VEGAS, January 12, 2015 /3BL Media/  — In collaboration with MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and the City of Henderson, Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas will raise the walls on its 100th home on January 31, marking a significant milestone for the organization.

Major Leaguers Provide Resources to Help Eliminate Malnutrition in Dominican Republic

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In 2008, more than one in 20 children under five years of age were dying from preventable causes in the province of Barahona, located in the western region of the Dominican Republic near the Haitian border. 

As inconceivable as this sounds, it was true. Extreme poverty and the lack of basic medicines, health and nutrition services were resulting in children dying from malnutrition, pneumonia, and dehydration caused by diarrhea. 

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