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Essity Inspires Sustainability in Local Communities

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Each year, Essity employees at facilities throughout the United States take time to give back locally – all sites contribute in a way that is special to their own communities. Here are some of the ways different groups took to the streets to connect with communities and celebrate Essity’s commitment to sustainability during the last quarter of 2017:

Major Leaguer Keone Kela Connects With Youth From Around the World

Keone Kela of the Texas Rangers uses baseball to connect with kids around the world
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Major League Baseball pitcher Keone Kela doesn't do anything half-hearted.

So it came as no surprise that the hard-throwing Texas Rangers reliever made it his off-season mission to genuinely connect with young people both in the United States and China.

Kela, who won't turn 25 until the third week of his fourth season with the Rangers several months from now, has already accomplished a lot for his age. He's pitched most of the past three years out of the Rangers' bullpen, earning a reputation for a competitive approach and a four-seam fastball he can dial up to 100 mph.

Smithfield Foods Colorado Facility Participates in 32nd Annual Children's Colorado Toy Run

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Our Colorado facility participated in the 32nd Annual Children's Colorado Toy Run by collecting toys for children receiving treatment at the hospital. Guy Bradford, a Smithfield Foods Warehouse Supervisor, participated in the run and helped deliver the toys to the children.

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Scotiabank: CSR in London, Sleep Out for Centrepoint

Team Scotiabank has raised £35,253.89 for Centrepoint so far!
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In mid-November, over 30 Scotiabankers from the London, United Kingdom office took on the challenge of swapping their beds for sleeping bags for one night to raise money and awareness for homeless young people through Centrepoint’s annual Sleep Out.

Avista Volunteers Package Meals During United Way Day of Action

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More than 60 Avista employees volunteered for the Spokane County United Way Day of Action in Spokane on Sept. 15 to Make a Meal for Many. Together, with 600 participants from around the community, they packaged 140,000 meals.

Amgen Volunteers in Phoenix Support a Local Nonprofit

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Two senior biopharmaceutical reps in Phoenix volunteered at local nonprofit, Maggie's Place, to help expectant mothers gain resources and support.

Amgen Tampa Team Volunteers

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The Tampa INBU sales team volunteered in the Metropolitan Ministries thrift shop. They unpacked and organized donations to help the homeless and those at risk of being homeless. 

Corporate Volunteering Grows as Key Driver of Workplace Culture

Benevity clients embrace democratized programs that build employee engagement with diverse workforces
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CALGARY, AB, April 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of National Volunteer Week taking place April 23-29, Benevity shares that Spark, its market leading cloud solution for workplace giving, grantmaking and volunteering was used by enterprise clients to achieve record growth in volunteering, helping to drive employee engagement and skills development, while making a positive social impact in the

Volunteer Recognition Week - Major Leaguers Honor Action Team Captains with College Scholarships

Major Leaguers Celebrate National Volunteer Week by Awarding College Scholarships to Action Team Captains from 11 Different States
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NEW YORK, NY, April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Major League baseball players will award $2,000 college scholarships to 20 high school students who have demonstrated their dedication to community service and determination to encourage others to get involved with causes they believe in, it was announced today by the Major League Baseball Players Trust.  Each scholarship recipient is a member of the Action Team® national youth volunteer program created and administered by the Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America.

Major Leaguer Rickie Weeks and Family Help Prepare Florida Youth for Bright Futures

Major leaguers going to bat to help others in need
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Rickie Weeks is enjoying his fourteenth season in the majors in 2017, his first with the Tampa Bay Rays.

A key cog in the Milwaukee Brewers organization for over a decade, the Altamonte Springs, FL native is making just as much of an impact off the field as he has on it. His baseball roots run deep, as his grandfather, Victor Weeks, was an outfielder in the Negro Leagues during the 1940s.

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