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Walgreens Raises More than $800,000 to Support the American Heart Association; Tops Corporate Fundraiser List for 2019 Chicago Heart Walk

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Walgreens Raises More than $800,000 to Support the American Heart Association; Tops Corporate Fundraiser List for 2019 Chicago Heart Walk

More than 1,000 Walgreens employees across the Chicago area turned out to participate in the 2019 American Heart Association Heart Walk held at three locations, Sept. 20-22. Alex Gourlay, Walgreens president and co-COO of Walgreens Boots Alliance co-chaired this year’s campaign.

Tork Clean Care: Hygiene Tips for Food Service Staff

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The Tork Clean Care program provides a wide range of expertise and hygiene solutions for the food service industry, making sure that both your guests and employees, as well as your image – are well taken care of.

Good hygiene practices are good business

HanesBrands ‘Faces’ Breast Cancer With National In-Store Campaign Designed to Raise Awareness About the Disease

During October, HanesBrands’ retail outlets in the United States and Puerto Rico are featuring eight company employees whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer in different ways
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Some are survivors, some are warriors. Others are preventers, still others are supporters. But all eight of the HanesBrands employees “facing” breast cancer in the company’s national, in-store awareness campaign have been touched by the disease. 

Domestic Violence Survivors Step Forward to Spur Public Action

New Allstate Foundation video series shines light on signs of financial abuse ahead of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 26, 2019 /3BL Media/– Terera[i] was two months pregnant before she realized she was being financially abused.

She was the one who paid the bills, but her husband would often physically block her from going to work. When she had the baby early and took a longer-than-expected maternity leave, she was forced to use her retirement savings to pay the family’s rent. With her husband unwilling to get a job, she had to apply for public assistance. But even then, her husband withheld critical information Terera needed to get financial help.

Impact Through HIV Advocacy: Nathan Townsend

“Seeing the impact of our efforts through advocacy, as well as the allies and community partners furthering our cause, makes me hopeful for the future.”
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Nathan Townsend is a singer, songwriter, motivational speaker, creative director, and social advocate based in Fulton County, Georgia. He has been involved with HIV advocacy since 2005 and works with THRIVE SS to support people living with HIV, using art and music to tell his story and combat the stigma people living with HIV experience. Nathan is a commentator at fashion shows.

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels Reach 200 Million Women and Children with Life-Changing Vitamins

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September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ Walgreens and non-profit Vitamin Angels announced today that they have supported more than 200 million women and children in the U.S and around the world through their partnership to improve child and maternal health.

IWBI Membership Continues to Grow

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The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) continues to grow its recently launched membership program for leaders who want to accelerate the adoption of a worldwide culture of health and well-being, adding a number of global leaders to its already impressive roster.

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The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) continues to grow its recently launched membership program for leaders who want to accelerate the adoption of a worldwide culture of health and well-being, adding a number of global leaders to its already impressive roster.

Xylem Watermark and EarthEcho International Lead the Clean Water Movement on World Water Monitoring Day, September 18th

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September 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ — In celebration of World Water Monitoring Day on September 18, Xylem Watermark is collaborating with environmental youth leadership organization EarthEcho International to host youth-led events nationwide that will help communities around the world be part of a clean water future for our planet.

SC Johnson Spatial Repellent Innovation Provides New Potential Solution for Communities in Malaria-Endemic Areas

New Study Demonstrates Positive Results in Reducing Transmission of Malaria in Indonesia
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RACINE, Wis., August 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The World Health Organization (WHO) recently posted a report showing the effectiveness of spatial repellents in fighting malaria. The data outcomes came from the first study of a five-year program which is being conducted by the University of Notre Dame and The Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology in partnership with SC Johnson and with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The program is investigating the potential impact of spatial repellents in reducing mosquito-borne diseases like malaria, Zika and dengue fever.

Merck Fellowship for Global Health Wins 2019 Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management Gold Excellence Award for Learning and Development

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KENILWORTH, N.J., August 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- The Merck Fellowship for Global Health program, a three-month, field-based international corporate service-learning program designed to leverage the skills and talents of Merck employees worldwide, won a prestigious Brandon Hall Group Gold Award of Excellence in the Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program category. The Fellowship program’s win was announced on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

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