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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.

Holland America Line Tops $4.3 Million Donated for Cancer Support

'On Deck’ Events on Every Cruise Raise Funds for the Global Fight Against Cancer
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SEATTLE, February 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In honor of World Cancer Day, which was February 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.3 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming that began in 2006. Currently, the “On Deck for a Cause” program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany and United Kingdom.

For Two College Grads the Action Team Comes Full Circle

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Watching the Action Team at Queens Vocational High School help conduct an indoor baseball clinic last weekend evoked fond memories for two of the youth volunteer organization’s alumni who attended the event to help shoot a public service announcement.

“Now I’m seeing the direct path from the Action Team to what I am doing today. Everything just comes full circle,” said Neil Kirschling, a former West Deptford Action Team Captain and recent University of Delaware graduate.

Apparel Retailer, The Buckle, Partners With Boys Town to Help Teenagers Overcome Serious Problems

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For teenagers who are trying to overcome serious problems, having some new clothes can go a long way toward helping them move forward. That’s what makes the partnership between Boys Town and The Buckle so special.

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Major Leaguers Come Up “Aces” in Las Vegas

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Major Leaguers —past and present — came up “aces” for the Players Trust in Las Vegas.

During the 11th annual Players Trust off-season golf tournament last week, 30 current and former players helped the Trust’s fund-raising activities live up to their billing as one-of-a-kind events.  

Sponsors and guests had memorable experiences mingling with a roster of players that ran the gamut from first-year players to veteran stars to retired All-Stars and Hall of Famers including Eddie Murray, Ozzie Smith and Dave Winfield.

Save the Children President HRH Princess Anne Received Briefing on P&O Cruises’ Pacific Partnership in Vanuatu

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January 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, the international president of Save the Children, today received a briefing in Vanuatu on the P&O Pacific Partnership which is helping to fund vital health and education projects for island communities. 

Receiving a royal reception with the entire village of Siviri turning out to meet her, Princess Anne took the opportunity to see how programs such as the P&O Pacific Partnership with Save the Children are benefiting locals. 

Special Delivery: Anthony Swarzak and Cypress Bay Action Team Captains Deliver Toys to Chris Evert Children’s Hospital

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The old adage that charity begins at home came to life last Friday, when Major Leaguer Anthony Swarzak returned to the hospital of his birth with Action Team Captains to deliver gifts to those children unfortunate to be hospitalized during the holidays.

More than 30 Action Team Captains from Cypress Bay High School joined Swarzak in making some extra special deliveries at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale.

Coast to Coast, Action Team Captains are Giving Back this Holiday Season

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Last weekend marked the beginning of a busy holiday season for Action Team Captains across the United States. Staying true to the nature of Thanksgiving, our Captains were hard at work giving back to those in need.
 

RSF Local Initiatives Fund

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This article was originally published in the Fall 2014 RSF Quarterly.

by Catherine Covington

Kmart® Fab 15 Toy Shoppers to Make Season Brighter for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

Weeklong promotion another way for Shop Your Way® members, customers to give back this holiday season
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Kmart toy shoppers have another way to give back to the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign. Kmart, the all-time leading St.

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