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Alexion Receives Boston Cares 2020 Corporate Partner of the Year Award

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Alexion is honored to receive the 2020 Corporate Partner of the Year Award from volunteer agency Boston Cares as part of their annual Boston Cares Awards recognizing outstanding volunteers and partners.

WSP USA Office First in Boston to Receive Fitwel v2.1 CI Certification

WSP led the Fitwel v2.1 certification process for its new workplace that incorporates multiple features that support a healthier, more energy-efficient workplace environment.
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BOSTON, February 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The new Boston office of WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, has been certified as a Fitwel One Star workplace in recognition of a design that incorporates multiple health and wellness features for employees and visitors.

Fitwel is a building certification that supports healthier workplace environments to improve occupant health and productivity. The WSP office, located at 100 Summer Street, is Boston’s first Fitwel Commercial Interior v2.1-certified space, achieving 94 points over seven impact categories.

Leveraging Skills-Based Volunteering to Promote Mental Health During COVID-19

A Cross-Sector Collaboration between Common Impact, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and East Boston Social Centers
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As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country, many Americans are experiencing a mental health crisis too, especially healthcare and frontline workers. At East Boston Social Centers (the Social Centers), a nonprofit that provides afterschool programming, childcare, nutrition, and activities for the elderly, the staff were not exempt from the mental health tolls of the pandemic.

Alexion Featured in Life Science Cares' First-Ever Community Engagement Benchmarking Report

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Life Science Cares’ (LSC), which is a collective effort of the Life Science industry to eliminate the impact of poverty on our neighbors in the greater Boston area, has launched its first-ever community engagement benchmarking report.

CITGO Sponsors First Responders’ Entries to 2020 Boston Marathon

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HOUSTON, February 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CITGO Petroleum Corporation, the official fuel sponsor of the 124th Boston Marathon, is sending 10 first responders from its operational areas to run the historic race on April 20, 2020. 

Four Houston Police Department Officers, three Corpus Christi Firefighters, two Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Officers and one Sulphur Firefighter were selected based on their responses to the question, "What does running the Boston Marathon mean to you?"

Alexion Employees Give Back with Holiday Toy Drive Competition

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In the spirit of the Holiday Season and giving back to our local community, Alexion hosted a toy drive to benefit The Home for Little Wanderers, collecting 650 toys and gifts for Boston-area children.

PNC Bank Announces “Power Plays For Pre-K” Sponsorship With 98.5 The Sports Hub Bruins Radio Network To Support Quality Early Childhood Education

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BOSTON, October 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Select early childhood education centers in Boston neighborhoods will receive $250 for every Boston power play this season through “Power Plays for Pre-K,” sponsored by PNC Bank on the 98.5 The Sports Hub Bruins Radio Network.

Skills for Cities Boston to Provide $100,000 Worth of Skills-Based Volunteering in a Single Day

Corporate Volunteers Gather to Provide Local Nonprofits with Professional Expertise in a Day of “Flash Consulting”
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BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - More than 80 corporate volunteers will join with Common Impact, a nationally recognized leader in skills-based volunteerism, for a day of flash-consulting, a one-day volunteer marathon, to support 15 Boston-based nonprofit organizations. Participants will lend their expertise in accounting, finance, tech, human resources, marketing and other specialties, a donation of time and talent that will deliver an estimated $100,000 to the Boston community.

A Day of Service with Alexion Interns

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Alexion’s interns like to stay ahead of the curve. While the majority of employees will be spending Thursday, September 26th volunteering with nonprofit organizations around the globe, Alexion’s summer interns could not wait. On Wednesday, August 7th almost 30 volunteers from Alexion’s Boston headquarters spent the day at CASPAR (Cambridge And Somerville Programs for Addiction Recovery), a center for addiction recovery based in Cambridge, MA. CASPAR was founded in 1970 to meet the needs of the 10 percent of the local population that suffers from substance abuse. 

Wells Fargo Contributes $350,000 for Boston-Area Housing, Revitalization Efforts

Local initiative grants are part of the NeighborhoodLIFT® program effort to boost sustainable homeownership in Boston
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BOSTON, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/– Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a total of $350,000 in donations for two local nonprofits to support homeownership counseling and financial education for aspiring homeowners in the Boston area.

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