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Timberland Army Deploys at Dondero, Betty’s Dream

by Elizabeth Dinan
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About 100 Timberland employees labored on the grounds of Dondero School Thursday, while dozens more painted and landscaped at Betty’s Dream, during the company’s bi-annual day of service.

Most wearing “Timbs” work boots, employees for the Stratham-based shoe and clothing maker showed up early for the 27th year the company has paid its employees to volunteer in the community. Mike Gass works in footwear product development, lives in the Dondero neighborhood and his son Latham is a special needs student at the elementary school.

Timberland Workers Build Nature Play Areas In Portsmouth, Dover

Timberland employees took a paid day off Thursday to build natural play spaces and improve outdoor areas in Portsmouth and Dover.
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Timberland employees were busy Thursday beautifying local playgrounds and schools, as part of their annual Earth Day volunteer day. The outdoor lifestyle company closed its global headquarters in Stratham for the day, as 300 of its employees took a paid day off to volunteer in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. On the Seacoast, they built various outdoor play spaces at Dondero School and Betty's Dream in Portsmouth, and at Seacoast Charter School in Dover.

Points of Light and The Starbucks Foundation Expand Innovative Service Model in 20 Cities Across the United States

Press Release

ATLANTA, May 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, and The Starbucks Foundation announce the expansion of The Starbucks Foundation Service Fellows Program, an innovative service model inspired by national service.

AIDA opens first school in the Philippines financed by donations

AIDA Cruise & Help: The new initiative bundles the company’s charity projects
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May 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ — On May 9, 2019, AIDA Cruises celebrated the inauguration of the first school in Cebu, Philippines, built with donations from the AIDA Cruise & Help initiative. Felix Eichhorn, President AIDA Cruises, symbolically cut the ribbon in front of the building and opened the newly built classrooms for around 40 children.

FCA Community: Volunteers Transform Michigan Neighborhood, One House at a Time

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There are more than 34,000 homeless people in Southeast Michigan.

To help end local homelessness, Grace Centers of Hope in Pontiac, Michigan, has weaved together supportive services, safe and affordable housing, and neighborhood revitalization efforts to create “Little Grace Village.” Once a blighted neighborhood, this area is now a “community of hope” thanks in part to the hundreds of FCA volunteers who have donated thousands of hours over the course of five years to transform homes for people who are trying to transform their lives.

Smithfield Foods Continues Support of James River Association Environmental Clean Up Efforts

Company donates $10,000 to promote conservation and responsible stewardship of the James River and its natural resources
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SMITHFIELD, Va., May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/— Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a $10,000 donation to the James River Association to support efforts to restore and protect the future of Virginia’s largest river. To kick-off the continuation of the partnership, Smithfield employees contributed their time with James River Association staff to clean trash from Tyler Beach in Rushmere, Virginia.

Our Commitment to Address Homelessness in Rome

By Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins
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One of the most important things we all need – and deserve – is a place to call home. A place we can settle into, spend time with our families, relax, rest, rejuvenate. But simply having a place to call home is not only out of reach for so many here in Silicon Valley, where Cisco has its headquarters, but for so many around the world.

Employees Drive Spirit of Volunteerism on Comcast Cares Day and All Year Round

By David L. Cohen
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Throughout the last several weeks, thousands of volunteers have given their time and energy to participate in service projects in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the globe.  Those efforts were part of the lead up to today’s companywide celebration of Comcast Cares Day, one of the largest corporate commitments to volunteerism and service in America.

Comcast NBCUniversal Celebrates 18th Annual Comcast Cares Day

Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, May 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ On Saturday, May 4th, more than 100,000 Comcast, NBCUniversal – and for the first time Sky – employees will come together with their friends, family members, and nonprofit partners to “make change happen” as part of the 18th annual Comcast Cares Day.

The tradition celebrates the company’s year-round commitment to volunteerism and service in communities across the country and around the world.

Las Vegas Sands Recognizes Recipients of Adelson Citizenship Award: 2019

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Las Vegas Sands announced the 12 recipients of The Mr. Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares. The award was established through Sands Cares, the company’s corporate giving program, to recognize team members across all regions who have demonstrated a dedication to giving back to their local communities and important causes.  The award was created to honor the Adelson family’s long-term commitment to philanthropy and the legacy of giving that they have instilled in the company.

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