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Making a Positive Impact and Investing in the Power of Youth

FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for 2015 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships – apply by December 5!
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Hunger exists in every community in our nation, from urban cities, throughout the suburbs, and across rural America. In fact, one out of every six Americans goes hungry each day, and 16 million of those at risk are children.

Sodexo Foundation created the Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships to reward students who are driving awareness and mobilizing young people to eliminate hunger across the country. Through this scholarship, Sodexo Foundation is proud to invest in the power of youth making a positive impact.

PepsiCo Employees Give Back

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In October 2014, our employees gave back to communities across the globe. Employees came together to volunteer at various organizations ranging from food distribution to mentoring young children, forming bonds and exemplifying Performance with Purpose.

Read about how we came together on PepsiCo.com

Feed the Children and PepsiCo Unite to Fight Childhood Hunger in Phoenix

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December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Longtime partners Feed the Children and PepsiCo, helped out Phoenix families with food and daily essentials today. Eight hundred families visited the Salvation Army Warehouse (2702 E. Washington St.) and took home boxes containing food and daily essentials that filled two tractor-trailers.

Team Intrepid Fallen Heroes - Race Across America

PepsiCo sponsors a team of bicyclists racing across America to raise money for wounded veterans.
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PepsiCo has a long history of supporting veterans and was named one of the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers by G.I. Jobs magazine in 2013. We are also proud to support organizations that are helping wounded veterans and their caregivers. PepsiCo sponsored a team of elite amateur athletes in the 33rd Annual Race Across America cross-country bicycle race in June 2014. The team raced to raise money to help wounded veterans.

Connecting Business Talent to Nonprofit Need, Pro Bono Style

By Robert B. Acton, Executive Director NY, Taproot Foundation; and Florencia Spangaro, Director of Stakeholder Engagement & Strategy, Citi Foundation
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A year and a half ago, the two of us sat together in a diner in Queens, New York – just across the Hudson River from Manhattan – imagining over cups of coffee what a robust and impactful pro bono and skill-based volunteer marketplace in our region would look like.

Craig Stammen & Action Team Captains “Pitch” in to Help Alexandria Seniors

Craig Stammen joined our Action Teams of the Week to pack and distribute groceries for disabled residents in DC area
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Our Action Teams of the Week are Bishop Ireton, HB Woodlawn, and St. Stephens & St. Agnes high schools from Virginia.
 
On Saturday, October 25, more than 20 Action Team Captains from Bishop Ireton, HB Woodlawn, and St. Stephens St. Agnes high schools joined forces with Alexandria Involved Ecumenically (ALIVE) to pack and distribute groceries for 200senior citizens and disabled residents of Ladrey High-Rise.
 

Toyota Green Initiative Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at State Farm Magic City Classic

MTV Personality Sway Calloway Joins Local Influencers, Green Thought Leaders to Promote Sustainability Mission
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TORRANCE, Calif., October 22, 2014 /3BL Media/  – Toyota Green Initiative will celebrate five years of partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) during the State Farm Magic City Classic in Birmingham, Ala. Launched by Toyota in 2009, the Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) is an environmental stewardship platform that educates HBCU students, alumni, and the surrounding community on the benefits of sustainable living.

Majority of Companies Increased Community Investments, Focused Giving Programs Since End of Global Recession

261 Companies Took Part in Largest Study of Corporate Societal Engagement
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NEW YORK, NY, October 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - From 2010 to 2013, giving increased for 64% of companies, and it grew by more than 10% for 52% of companies. Companies that increased giving since 2010 improved business performance; companies that increased giving by more than 10% since 2010 also increased median revenues by 11% from 2010 to 2013, and pre-tax profits increased for 59% of those companies.

LG Electronics USA Partners with EPA for ‘ENERGY STAR® Change the World’ National Tour

LG Selected to Provide ENERGY STAR Products throughout Tour, Exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology Partner at Denver Event
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DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – As momentum continues to build for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “ENERGY STAR Change the World Tour,” LG Electronics USA has partnered with The Housing Authority of the City and County of Denver (DHA) as the exclusive ENERGY STAR Technology provider for tomorrow’s tour stop here at the Mulroy Opportunity Center.

VIDEO: 2014 Green Apple Day of Service

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The San Diego Green Building Council (SDGBC) and Balfour Beatty Construction partnered with the Chula Vista Elementary School District to host the 3rd Annual Green Apple Day of Service. This annual day of service takes place on the same day at different schools around the world, held locally this year at John J. Montgomery Elementary School in Chula Vista, Calif.  

 

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