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School Food Gets Real

By Anne Marie Hampshire
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If the thought of school cafeteria food conjures memories of cooked-’til-they’re-slimy green beans, grease-soaked pizza and gravy-covered mystery meat, here’s some news to savor. Kids in Austin today are enjoying an entirely different school-lunch experience. Thanks to the strategic vision of Austin Independent School District (AISD) and the financial and moral support of nonprofit Whole Kids Foundation, lunch in the cafeteria is evolving to be more nutritious, more locally sourced and far more hip than what most of us remember.

Arrow Employees Expand Support for Tuleeni Orphanage Through Holiday Giving

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January 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics donated more than $8,000 this past holiday season to the Arrow Scholars Fund, a scholarship program launched by Arrow employees to benefit students at the Tuleeni Orphanage in Africa.

Habitat Stories: 5 Amazing Kids Who Make a Difference

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Helping families have a decent place to call home takes every one of us. Children understand this. Hear from some kids who are setting up lemonade stands, giving away their birthday money, emptying their piggybanks and finding other ways to contribute so other kids can have good homes, too.

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Helping families have a decent place to call home takes every one of us. Children understand this. Hear from some kids who are setting up lemonade stands, giving away their birthday money, emptying their piggybanks and finding other ways to contribute so other kids can have good homes, too.

West Mabee Boys and Girls Club Director Understands the Impact the Club Can Have on Youths

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Ask Jamar Giddings to pin down his favorite memory from a childhood spent with the Boys & Girls Club and he’ll tell you it was scatterball.

The game, a form of dodgeball, helped nurture an athletic ability and competitiveness that would eventually lead him out of an impoverished area of Lawton and ultimately back into the fold of the organization that shaped his life.

Giddings and his older brother grew up in the foster care system. They never knew their father and their mother left when Jamar was 5.

Duke Energy Linemen Pool Money, Donate to Steve's Coats

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - This weekend's storm could have line workers for Duke Energy working long hours and yet they've managed to keep kids warm, through Steve's Coats...

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Hundreds Come Together to Help Make Sure Kids Don't Go Without

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CLAY COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI)  – When school isn’t in session, children can sometimes go hungry.

But Thursday, a major effort took place to help make sure they didn’t.

Tara Foulke looked over boxes of food she packed.

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Baxter Employees Help Improve Health and Nutrition of Yi Children in Liangshan

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As part of Baxter China’s annual Making a Meaningful Difference Month initiative, which encourages employees to showcase their commitment to engaging in the communities where they live and work, 12 Baxter colleagues recently visited Naituo village in Liangshan Yi Autonomous Regions, located in the high altitude mountains in the southern extremity of Sichuan Province in southwest China, to provide health and nutrition education for more than 200 Yi – an ethnic minority group in China – children.

Sealed Air Corporation Donates to Toys for Tots

Press Release

Charlotte, NC, December 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has collected over 1,100 toys this holiday season for donation to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Program. Sixteen Sealed Air locations across the U.S. donated to this annual toy drive as a way to give back to children in the local communities in which they live and work. The company is a 2016 National Corporate Donor to Toys for Tots. 

Michael R. Bloomberg Commits $360 Million to Reduce Tobacco Use – Raising Total Giving on Tobacco Control Efforts to Nearly $1 Billion

New Funding Builds on 10 Years of Success with an Estimated 30 Million Lives Saved Against One of the World’s Leading Causes of Preventable Death
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​Supported 59 Countries that Successfully Passed Tobacco Control Laws, Targeting Those with the Largest Numbers of Smokers Including China, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh

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​Supported 59 Countries that Successfully Passed Tobacco Control Laws, Targeting Those with the Largest Numbers of Smokers Including China, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh

Pride and the Spirit of Christmas

By Tony Wittkowski
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The floor around the lone Christmas tree in Whirlpool Corp.’s Riverview Atrium was littered with presents Tuesday, due to the efforts of several employees.

Whirlpool Pride Network – an employee resource group that operates within the appliance maker – worked in collaboration with the Society of Women Engineers and Community AIDS Resource & Education Services to support the charity known as Angel Tree by donating gifts to children that are affected by HIV in the Twin Cities and Kalamazoo area.

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