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Veteran Receives Keys to Home as Bank of America Completes 1,000th Property Donation to Nonprofits Serving Military Veterans and Their Families

Bank Reaches Goal a Year Early; Will Continue Program
Press Release

April 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Don Chandler and his family received keys to a renovated mortgage-free home in Gallatin, Tenn. today, becoming the latest recipient of a home donated by Bank of America through Military Warriors Support Foundation (MWSF).

Mary Kay Arbor Day Celebration

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In celebration of National Arbor Day, the City of Dallas along with Mary Kay Inc., dedicated the Mary Kay Ash Tree Grove in Pioneer Park outside the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. This outdoor green space is part of Mary Kay’s Pink Doing Green (SM) initiative to plant 1 million tress in the U.S. through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation and guidance from the U.S. Forest Service. Pictured from left: Nathan Moore, Chief Legal Officer for Mary Kay Inc.; Dr.

Medtronic Among Top U.S. Corporate Citizens, According to Corporate Responsibility Magazine

Press Release

April 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Medtronic has been recognized as a top U.S. corporate citizen by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. The publication’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List, released this week, recognizes companies for their commitment to the environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance and philanthropy.

Recognizing the local Teacher Exchange


Apr. 24, 2014

Jim Prather, executive vice-president for KTNV-TV Channel 13, talks about the positive things happening at the Public Education Foundation. He recognizes the Teacher Exchange.

To view the segment on 13 Action News, click here.  

Monsanto Named One of CR Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2014

Monsanto Ranked No. 38 on Annual List of U.S. Companies
Press Release

ST. LOUIS, April 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CR Magazine named Monsanto Company to its “100 Best Corporate Citizens” for 2014. This is the fifth time Monsanto has been included on the magazine’s ranking of corporate responsibility performance of major U.S. companies.

Planting the Seeds of Sustainable Recovery

By Julia Chicoskie, FedEx Social Responsibility

If there could be a best supporting actor award in the story of my life, trees would have snagged a few of those awards.

Clara's Big Ride Unites Youth for a National Conversation on Mental Health

Bell, Cisco and Northwestel collaborate to bring Clara's message to students across Canada
Press Release

IQALUIT, NU, April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On her first stop in Canada's territories for Clara's Big Ride for Bell Let's Talk, Clara Hughes will host a national youth conversation on mental health with a special live broadcast from Iqaluit's Inuksuk High School to thousands of students across Canada.

Domtar Sponsors World Book Night U.S.

Campaign to Encourage Reading Donates 500,000 Books Nationwide
Press Release

Montreal, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the second year in a row, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) sponsored World Book Night U.S. , an ambitious campaign to encourage reading. World Book Night U.S. distributed 500,000 free books at more than 6,000 locations nation-wide on April 23 – Shakespeare’s birthday.

FedEx and the Arbor Day Foundation Announce Disaster Recovery Program

Community Tree Recovery Program Roots Sustainable Recovery and Community Healing in Urban Reforestation
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NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. and the Arbor Day Foundation announced today the launch of the Community Tree Recovery program, which will connect disaster-stricken communities with the resources needed for sustainable recovery and community healing.


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