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10 Employees from Bloomberg's Princeton Office Joined Make-a-Wish New Jersey

Cal's Wish
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Recently, 10 employees from our Princeton office joined Make-a-Wish New Jersey to help grant a wish for 16 year-old Cal and his family. Cal and his sister have been diagnosed with the same life threatening medical condition but that hasn’t stopped Cal’s love of watching movies. His fondest wish was to have a ‘movie theater’ room makeover so that he can watch movies with his family.

Players Turn Their Attentions Home In The Offseason

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The offseason often provides players with opportunities to turn their attention back home and engage with people and causes in their own communities.

In that spirit, Kevin Frandsen, Tim Hudson, Jon Jay, Craig Stammen and David Wright have each held events in recent weeks to support local causes.

MLB, MLBPA Announce Education Initiative with USAID in the Dominican Republic

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February 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today a partnership with the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to focus on education in the Dominican Republic.

Make-A-Wish Reunites Wish Kids With Loved Ones, Grants Their One True Wish

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Friends, family, four-legged companions – For many of us, spending Thanksgiving and the holidays with our loved ones is a routine for which we are grateful. For some wish kids, being able to spend time with loved ones is their one, true wish. In celebration of Thanksgiving, Make-A-Wish highlights wishes that involving reuniting wish kids with the ones they hold near and dear, regardless of the distance and obstacles that separate them.

"I wish to go to Japan to visit my brother in the U.S. Air Force.”

MetLife Named One of America's Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces by Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

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November 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - For the seventh consecutive year, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption has named MetLife to its 2014 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces List. MetLife is among the 100 companies in the U.S. recognized for its employee adoption benefits.

Some Workplaces Find New Ways to Make the Office Family Friendly

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At many offices around the country, employees may get time off for the birth of their child. They may receive sick time for taking care of a little one under the weather.

But does your job send breast milk home for moms working on the road? Or help accommodate a busy home life with a flexible schedule that makes sense for both its employees and clients? 

Quick Tricks to a Greener Family?

Here are the real tricks to making green habits stick during the back-to-school season and beyond.
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Old habits die hard. We naturally, unthinkingly gravitate to whatever’s easiest and most convenient, even when we know it’s not good for our health or the planet. We use cognitive tricks to keep bad habits alive — we tell ourselves that our small daily choices don’t matter, or that environmental problems live in a hazy, faraway future (you know, our grandchildren’s grandchildren’s future). But we can turn the tricks that reinforce bad habits into tricks for forging good habits.

Toyota and National Center for Families Learning Announce Second Round of Toyota Family Learning Grants

Past grant recipients have ventured beyond the classroom and into the community, clocking thousands of hours of family learning and service
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Louisville, Ky., June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Toyota and the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) announced that community programs across the nation can submit initial applications for the prestigious Toyota Family Learning grants, which recognize innovation in engaging families in learning. 

The three-year, $175,000 grants are a part of Toyota Family Learning’s pioneering movement to provide opportunities for c

#DardenDigest: We're All Family Here

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At Olive Garden, our goal is to treat everyone like family and to provide our guests with special experiences of gathering around the table with loved ones. Each holiday season, Olive Garden restaurants select deserving families from our local communities to host for a special holiday meal on us. This past holiday season, I’m thankful to have been able to give a gift of a holiday meal to a very deserving family who also happens to be part of our Olive Garden family.

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"Operation Ride Home” Helping Reunite Service Members and Families Over Holidays for Third Year

Jack Daniel’s and Armed Services YMCA Again Unite to Help Junior-Enlisted Troops and Families in Need with Holiday Travel Funds
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Lynchburg, TN, November 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Jack Daniel Distillery and Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) announced today the 2013 kick-off of “Operation Ride Home” to help junior-enlisted service members and their families travel to their homes across the country this holiday season.

Operation Ride Home has assisted 820 service members and their families, a total of 2,040 individuals, travel from their bases to homes across the country to celebrate the holidays the last two years.  Troops from every branch of service have been assisted and travelled to 44 of the 50 states. 

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