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Bye Bye, Bei Bei, Bye Bye

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Bei Bei was born Aug. 22, 2015, at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat. Although the first 4 years of his life were spent at the Zoo, Bei Bei departed Washington D.C. for Chengdu, China on November 19th as part of the Zoo’s cooperative breeding agreement with the China Wildlife Conservation Association. The agreement states that all cubs born at the Zoo must move to China when they reach 4 years of age. Bei Bei turned 4 on Aug. 22.

Watch | Farm-To-Table Adventure Teaches Head Start Preschoolers About Growing Food

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Planting a garden and helping it grow ignites kids’ curiosity about fresh food and where it comes from. That’s why Miracle-Gro partnered up with the Camp retail store in Manhattan to take preschoolers from Police Action League Head Start on a one-of-a-kind learning adventure. 

The preschoolers and their families toured a local farmer’s market and spent the morning learning how to grow and cook their own healthy food.

Points of Light Launches The Civic 50 Survey to Recognize Nation’s Top Corporate Citizens for 2020

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ATLANTA, December 5, 2019/3BL Media/ –  Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today launched The Civic 50 survey for 2020. The survey will remain open through March 5, 2020, and the list of honorees will be publicly announced at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2020. 

The Power Of Purpose: How The eBay Community Has Raised $1 Billion For Charities Around The World

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by Afdhel Aziz

Today, eBay for Charity announced that the program  reached a major milestone: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world.

To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year (through eBay for Charity, 100% of funds raised go back to intended nonprofits).

The Ray Receives Recognition and Accolades for Smart, Sustainable Highway in Georgia

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Atlanta Magazine, The Shorty Awards and Newsweek honor the innovative P4 building the future highway, today.

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Atlanta Magazine, The Shorty Awards and Newsweek honor the innovative P4 building the future highway, today.

LA Kings to Host Annual Food Drives at STAPLES Center Leading Up to Thanksgiving

LA Kings Annual Thanksgiving Food Drives at STAPLES Center to benefit Friends & Helpers; November 21, 23, 25 & 27
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AEG’s LA Kings will team up with Blue Shield of California to host four Food Drives during the club’s home games at STAPLES Center leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. The LA Kings Food Drives presented by Blue Shield of California will benefit Friends & Helpers which provides support and education for domestic abuse victims.

Back on My Feet, Along With Four Additional Charities, Earn Donations From Aramark As Part of Culinary Competition

Aramark's Sports and Entertainment Team Captures Copper Pot in 2019 Culinary Excellence Championship
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PHILADELPHIA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/Aramark’s (NYSE: ARMK) team of chefs from its Sports & Entertainment division bested its competitors to win the Inaugural National Finals of the Aramark Culinary Excellence (ACE) Competition – a showcase of the company’s domestic culinary talent and menu innovation – and take home the coveted “Copper Pot.”

Members of the winning team are:

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - November 2019

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The quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation features stories about their key funding initiatives: Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Scheller College of Business, Biomimicry Launchpad, Ray of Hope Prize, The Ray, Georgia Drawdown, Georgia Climate Conference, Ecocentricity Blog and more. #climatechange #circulareconomy #climateaction #sustainability

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The quarterly newsletter for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation features stories about their key funding initiatives: Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at the Scheller College of Business, Biomimicry Launchpad, Ray of Hope Prize, The Ray, Georgia Drawdown, Georgia Climate Conference, Ecocentricity Blog and more. #climatechange #circulareconomy #climateaction #sustainability

United Airlines Supports the Houston Food Bank

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Help United Airlines raise funds for the Houston Food Bank (HFB). The community partner lost over 2 million pounds worth of perishable food due to a freezer malfunction last week.  

Keep America Beautiful Adds Sustainability, Marketing Executives to National Board of Directors

Accenture, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Nestlé Waters North America, Pernod Ricard, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Executives Join National Nonprofit Board
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, recently elected five new senior sustainability and marketing executives to its 30-member national board of directors.

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