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Fast Food Giant KFC to Provide Needy Family with Food and Cash for Next Six Months

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KUCHING: The plight of Abang Reduan Abang Sapuan’s family, which was highlighted in The Star earlier this week, has come to the attention of the management of fast food giant KFC, who came all the way from Kuala Lumpur to lend a helping hand.

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Sowing Seeds Of Love

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Are you good at keeping plants and flowers alive? I, for one, am not. The most successful plants in my home came from a craft store. But I do enjoy planting flowers for others while volunteering. If I’m with friends and family, even better! The opportunity to volunteer at the Mary Kay Nature Explore Classroom was a perfect fit for me, my seven-year-old daughter, and some great Mary Kay friends. 

Amway Singapore Receives Gold Award for Work with Youth

Singapore Children's Society operates homes for youth that have been displaced from their families.
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Last year, Amway One by One Campaign published a story of a program in Singapore that had been consistently raising money since 2002, helping youth in crisis.

In recognition of these efforts, the Singapore Children’s Society (SCS) recently presented Amway with its Gold Award.

Overcoming a Handicap with Handiwork

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“Taking care of a husband with multiple sclerosis and a 14-year old son at the same time can be very challenging,” says Beth Swob, assistant store manager in Piqua, OH.

So one reason hardware is her favorite department is because it has enabled her to take care of her home on her own. 

The Home Depot and Their Customers Take Care of Each Other

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We asked a panel of experts what they think about their favorite Home Depot associates. We couldn’t agree more. We take care of our customers. We take care of each other. Thanks. Click here to watch more on The Home Depot's Youtube channel

For more stories from our associates visit our Beyond the Apron blog

 

There are “Army Brats” and Then There are “Home Depot Brats”…

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Katie McCranie (Store Manager, Store #1511) is a self-proclaimed “Home Depot Brat.” Growing up, she and her family moved all over the country as her father helped opened new Home Depot stores. Her mother, Della, also worked for the company.

The journey started nearly 23 years ago. Jim and Della McCranie owned a restaurant in Louisiana before Jim set his sights on Atlanta in search of new opportunities. By chance, Jim walked into a Home Depot store. After starting as a plumbing associate, he was promoted to Assistant Store Manager a short time later.

Using Technology to Rise Above Disabilities

AT&T Video is a Finalist in BCCCC Film Festival
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The Connected Child concept uses everyday consumer technology to help children rise above disabilities. This video features London Mabie, a nine year old who is developmentally similar to a three year old due to a rare genetic condition. Her dad uses technology to teach her basic academic and independent living skills.

Attention Military Families, Sodexo-Sponsored Scholarships Available Now Through Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Sodexo honors Marine Corps and Navy dependents by offering five yearly scholarships, apply today
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The application period for the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is open; children of U.S. Marines and Navy Corpsmen looking to attend college and embark on a career path in the hospitality or business sectors are encouraged to apply for one of five $5,000 scholarships. Sodexo, Inc., leading Quality of Life services company, donated $100,000 in scholarships to the Foundation over four years, offering five scholarships annually to qualified dependents of a current Active Duty, Reserve or Veteran of the U.S.

Housing Project Helps 125 Families Become Homeowners, Escape Slums In Chile

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Small slivers of sunlight flit through the cracks in the roof of María Guzmán’s home. The roof, made of thin plastic sheets and corrugated metal, provides patchy shelter for Guzmán’s family, who live in a shantytown in Copiapó in northern Chile. “The cold here is awful,” she says.

Visit the SC Johnson Campus for Fun Family Experience this Winter

Free Tours and New Gallery offer Visitors a Unique Look at Treasured American Architect
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RACINE, WIS., December 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ – This winter season, SC Johnson invites families to experience the iconic designs created by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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