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CSX Employees Host Day of Service at Jacksonville School

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Jacksonville, Fla., November 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ --  As a part of its series of volunteer events across its network, CSX hosted a day of service at Mt. Herman Exceptional Student Center, part of Duval County Public Schools, in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday, November 5. CSX employees gathered with school leaders and teachers, along with the company’s national service partners City Year and Action for Healthy Kids, to complete projects to make the school cleaner and greener, and encourage physical activity among students.

How a Mindfulness Practice Can Help Transcend Negative Politics

Artist, Poet and Musician MC Yogi Reflects on Battling the Darkness in Politics with Mindfulness
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In this era of sparring bipartisan political agendas and unapologetic mudslinging among campaigning rivals, it can be challenging not to get sucked into a downward spiral of negativity each time you turn on the news or read your feed.

Focusing on Foster Care Adoption

November is National Adoption Month
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, November 7, 2016/3BL Media/ - All children deserve loving, permanent homes. That is the motivation behind the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s celebration of National Adoption Month -- a nationwide campaign that focuses on foster care adoption.

There are 107,000 children in the U.S. foster care system available for adoption. These children entered foster care through no fault of their own, as victims of child abuse, neglect or abandonment and their parents’ legal rights have been terminated.

Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands

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MIAMI, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call.

GM Builds Vehicles and Biodiversity at Its Facilities

62 sites achieve Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Certification
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DETROIT, November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/— General Motors is supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to halt biodiversity loss by developing wildlife habitats at its sites around the world. From helping protect honeybees with pollinator gardens or designating no-mow zones to grow grassland habitats, GM is demonstrating the role business can play in advancing sustainable ecosystems.

It’s a Big Deal – National Adoption Month

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It’s 6:03 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26. I’m lingering at the office to work on an array of projects (most notably...this blog) and I’m realizing that in less than a week we’ll have turned the calendar over to November.

Which, to those of us who favor things that come in square shapes, means it’s a big month. Not only is November the month in which R. David Thomas founded Wendy’s, it’s also National Adoption Month.

Shine a Green Light to Support Our Veterans

Greenlight A Vet supported by Walmart encourages Americans to turn one light in their home to green as a way to show support for our country’s veterans.
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Walmart hopes to ignite a national conversation on the value and contributions that veterans make in our communities and in the service of our nation. Greenlight A Vet is a visible symbol of support and appreciation for the service and sacrifice of our veterans.

Walmart’s Greenlight A Vet movement invites all Americans to show support for veterans by:

Helping to Change the Face of Men’s Health, the Jeep Brand Kicks Off Month-long Initiative Supporting the Movember Foundation

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  • Jeep brand encourages its fans, followers and owners to ‘Grow a Mo, Show a Mo’ and take the Move Challenge to raise funds and awareness for the Movember Foundation
  • Fans can enter the Jeep Movember contest between November 1 and November 30 for the chance to win a new 2016 Jeep vehicle by posting photos using #JeepStacheContest hashtag on Twitter and Instagram in support of the Movember Foundation
  • Additionally, for every #JeepStache post on Twitter and Instagram, the Jeep brand will donate $1 to the Movember Foundation (up to $15,000)
  • The brand will make its exclusive Jeep 'Stache by Carstache accessory moustache available for sale at www.jeep.com/movember and in dealerships across the country, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Movember Foundation
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  • Jeep brand encourages its fans, followers and owners to ‘Grow a Mo, Show a Mo’ and take the Move Challenge to raise funds and awareness for the Movember Foundation
  • Fans can enter the Jeep Movember contest between November 1 and November 30 for the chance to win a new 2016 Jeep vehicle by posting photos using #JeepStacheContest hashtag on Twitter and Instagram in support of the Movember Foundation
  • Additionally, for every #JeepStache post on Twitter and Instagram, the Jeep brand will donate $1 to the Movember Foundation (up to $15,000)
  • The brand will make its exclusive Jeep 'Stache by Carstache accessory moustache available for sale at www.jeep.com/movember and in dealerships across the country, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Movember Foundation

CBRE and Rebuilding Together Return to Renovate Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago, IL

Hundreds of Volunteers Return to Repair Homeless Shelter
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LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc., through its corporate philanthropy program, CBRE Cares, will partner with national housing nonprofit Rebuilding Together to continue repairs at the Sylvia Family Shelter in Chicago, Illinois, during its annual CBRE Women’s Networking Forum. This will be the group’s second large-scale volunteer project in as many years at this facility.

VolunteerMatch Summit 2016 Reflections

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This year's VolunteerMatch Summit brought together corporate, nonprofit, and public sector professionals to discuss how to create impactful partnerships and effectively engage corporate volunteers. Common Impact led an all-conference session that convened these diverse stakeholders around the impact and the challenges of cross-sector collaboration. Using participatory technology, the entire audience engaged in the session by guiding the conversation towards the subjects that interested them most.

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