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Carnival Cruise Line Gets a Wiggle On for New Charity Partnership with The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Press Release

June 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line has announced a new charity partnership in Australia, with its guests set to start wiggling for joy as they donate money to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Under the partnership, guests onboard every Carnival cruise sailing from Australia will be invited to take part in a special “Wiggle for Westmead” top deck dance party to raise funds for the hospital.

600 Volunteers, 1 Day and a Year of Holidays

By Tina Morefield, AT&T Director, Community Engagement
Blog

AT&T joined Give Kids the World Village to host a volunteer day in Orlando. Nearly 600 people worked together to make it possible for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families to celebrate a year’s worth of holidays in a week. This event kicked off the annual Revolution dealer conference, hosted by DIRECTV — part of the AT&T family — for dealers, partners and employees.

How Sodexo is Making it Easier for Kids to Eat Healthy

By Steve Dunmore
Blog

We know how important it is for kids to eat healthy. Parents and educators strive to ensure children have access to healthy options at home and at school — but what about in their communities?

Sodexo has partnered with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) to make sure we have healthy choices in all the food service facilities we oversee, including community venues where families spend their leisure time, such as aquariums, museums and zoos.

Clowning Around For A Critical Cause

"What can we do that others can’t?" asks Paul Telegdy, repeating a question that comes up often in the offices of Comcast NBCUniversal.
Article

"The truth is, we’re unique," says Paul, President of Alternative and Late Night Programming at NBC Entertainment. "We’re on 24 hours a day and have a storytelling platform that reaches millions of people on a weekly basis. We can use our platform to entertain, connect, and mobilize our viewers for extraordinary causes."

CITGO Fuels a Love of Reading in Partnership with Bess the Book Bus for 2016 Multi-City Tour

Mobile literacy program visited seven schools in the Houston area to kick off tour
Press Release

HOUSTON, May 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation is proudly continuing its partnership with Bess the Book Bus as the mobile literacy program embarks on another annual, multi-city tour, traveling to more than 25 schools in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas throughout the month of May.

Achal Agarwal: Children can Move the Needle on Sanitation

By Achal Agarwal President, Kimberly-Clark Asia Pacific
Article

Naina (name changed), aged 13, no longer has to wait for eight hours to reach home before she can use a clean, safe toilet and does not miss school during her periods any more. Bhaskar (name changed), having stumbled over broken tiles and potholes, would shamefully resort to using the shrubs outside his school. Not any more, because his school toilet is now repaired and well lit-up.

Major Leagues Continue to Provide Funding to Help Lower Infant Mortality Rates in the Dominican Republic

Article

The Major League Baseball Players Trust has made it a priority to support programs in the Dominican Republic—a place so many major leaguers call home. Since 2003, the Players Trust has partnered with Medicines for Humanity (MFH), a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing effective and transformative healthcare to children and pregnant women to prevent and reduce needless child deaths in the DR and around the world.

Join Our Growing List of Adoption-Friendly Workplaces

Apply by May 31 for annual ranking by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
Article

The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is celebrating its 10th year of honoring companies that offer the country’s most impressive adoption benefits, through the 100 Best Adoption- Friendly Workplace list. Since the list’s inception in 2006, The Wendy’s Company has earned the coveted title of Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace because of their deep commitment to offering employees substantial financial assistance and paid leave. 

United Way Campaign at Northern Trust Facilitates Little Free Libraries

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As part of the United Way campaign at Northern Trust, the Advancing Professionals Business Resource Council, in conjuntion with all BRCs, is facilitating a project around Little Free Libraries. Volunteers from each BRC will decorate the libraries and donate them to a designated site in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. There will be a company-wide book drive to fill the libraries, and reading days at which partners can engage with students in the neighborhood schools. 

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