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VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Love in 3D

Learn how a father uses a 3D printer he found on eBay to transform his son’s life.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

Callum Miller’s 10-year-old son, Jamie, was born without a left hand. But after exploring expensive prosthetic options for Jamie, Callum successfully built a prosthetic hand for him, using only a YouTube tutorial and a 3D printer he purchased on eBay.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: human-I-T Helps Connect a City

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Did you know nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer and are not connected to the internet*? Watch how eBay seller human-I-T provides teenage mothers in LA with their own PCs to help open new doors for them.

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*USC Annenberg, 2017

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Applications Now Open for eBay's 2018 SHINE Awards for Small Business

Are You Ready to Shine? Tell us about your eBay Businesses for a chance to win $10,000, a VIP trip to eBay Open, and more.
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“Our Seller Community is the heart of everything we do. You drive our identity and purpose, and without you, we don’t succeed. To celebrate the lifeblood of eBay, and recognize National Small Business Week, we’re launching the SHINE Awards for Small Business for the third year in a row. The awards are eBay's opportunity to shine a light on our vibrant community of sellers. Sellers are the essence of who we are, and my favorite part of the year is celebrating their personal stories.”

eBay Everyday Heroes VIDEO: Making a Difference

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Whether by selling goods to run a local food pantry or helping someone halfway across the country after a natural disaster, the eBay community is making a difference.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: A Bear's Tale

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As a young child, Peter Krohn experienced the horrors of the Holocaust. During an inspection, Nazis suspected his favorite teddy bear was being used to smuggle money and destroyed it. Nearly 80 years later, he found a replica of the same toy on eBay. Learn how it's enabling him to share his family’s story of survival with others, and in the process helping teach acceptance and love to younger generations.

INFOGRAPHIC | eBay Everyday Heroes: Feeding the Hungry

Millions of Senior Citizens struggle with hunger on a daily basis. Learn how a nonprofit is using eBay to help deliver food to those in need.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

Roy Byrd has volunteered with Reflections of Trinity in Powder Springs, GA, for more than 10 years. When the nonprofit opened a food pantry in 2012, Roy rose to the challenge. As director of the food ministry, Roy makes sure nearly 400 families get food boxes each week.

Voya Gives New Meaning to the Term Continuous Improvement

Catalyst CEO Champions for Change: Rodney O. Martin, Jr. Chairman & CEO
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When Voya Financial spun off from ING Group in 2013, leadership seized the opportunity to build a new kind of company—one centered around a thoughtfully curated culture of integrity, performance, and inclusion. Charged with revamping the company’s culture to achieve new financial and talent-development goals, Voya’s transformation, led by CEO Rodney O. Martin, Jr., started at the very top—building out a new and diverse board of directors. They saw the move as crucial not only to the advancement of Voya’s culture, but to the company’s future business success as well.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Tackling Opioid Addiction

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In the US, there's a chance you know someone struggling with opioid addiction—especially in rural communities. That's why eBay seller UpaknShip is doing all it can to offer employment to those committed to recovery.

Learn more about Everyday Heroes here.

VIDEO | eBay Everyday Heroes: Reflections of Trinity Helps Tackle Hunger

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According to a recent report by Feeding America, 5 million seniors over the age of 60 in the United States struggle with hunger. Inspired by this need, Reflections of Trinity sells goods on eBay to stock its food pantry.

Learn more about Everyday Heroes here.

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