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7 Ways to Celebrate an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

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Americans produce about 25-percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day compared to the rest of the year, according to estimates. However, we can all make small changes to reduce, reuse, and recycle during the holiday season and throughout the year.

Here are seven eco-friendly tips to add sustainability to your Thanksgiving:

The Big Book of Goodness: Benevity's Holiday Giving Catalog

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Holiday spirit is a bit of a magical mystery. Is it the merry parties or the endless hot cocoa that give the holidays that special sparkle?

We think it’s that this season, more than any other time of year, brings so many people together to show kindness, give back to others and do more good in the world.

With 31% of all charitable giving happening in December alone, it’s the perfect time to harness your people’s generosity and amplify their impact through your corporate purpose initiatives.

Happy Holidays From Everyone at 3BL Media!

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Happy Holidays from everyone at 3BL Media!

Never Too Old for Family

The importance of adopting teenagers
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Every child, no matter their age or the circumstances of their journey through foster care, is adoptable. In a recent article for Adoptive Families magazine, our President & CEO, Rita Soronen, shares common myths and realities about adopting teens and older children.

Read more on the Adoptive Families Magazine website

 

Our Child Is Perfect, Even When He Isn’t

By Sadie Marshall-Corley
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Sadie and her husband, Cody, adopted their son, Latrell, through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program. The Corleys, who live in Louisiana, want to raise awareness about the importance of foster care adoption, and specifically, the critical need to find permanent, loving homes for teenagers in foster care.

You Could Change a Life Forever This Holiday Season

A gift to the Dave Thomas Foundation this holiday season could change a life forever
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"The sky is the limit. She can be anything she wants to."
 
Adopted at age 9, Olivia is one of more than 8,000 youth who now have a permanent home and loving family thanks to the Foundation’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program. 
 

You Can Give the Gift of Family This Holiday Season

A gift to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption supports children like Haylee
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After living a life of uncertainty, growing up in homes that were deemed unsafe and foster homes that were not permanent, Haylee was adopted by the Patterson family when she was 14 years old. "They love me for me and work with me through the hard times. They do not give up on me." This holiday season, give the gift of family to help us find a permanent home and loving family for more youth, like Haylee.
 

Gifts That Do Good: Your Fair Trade Holiday Gift Guide

When you’re shopping Fair Trade, finding a meaningful, personalized gift for everyone on your list can be easy.
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We put a lot of thought into finding the perfect holiday gifts, and as we all know, the very best ones come with great stories. With a Fair Trade gift, that’s exactly what you’ll find.

When you make a Fair Trade Certified purchase, you send a gesture of kindness to the farmers and workers who made it, the responsible companies who go the extra mile, and the planet we all share. So you're not just spreading holiday cheer—you're putting your gift to work, making a real, positive difference in many people's lives.

How to Cook with Fair Trade Ingredients This Holiday Season (Plus 6 Fair Trade Holiday Recipes!)

Fact: There's more Fair Trade Certified produce on store shelves during the holidays than any other time of the year
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If your holiday plans are anything like ours, let’s just say we’ll be going through our fair share of sugar, vanilla, spices, squash, and… oh, come to think of it, let's just make a grocery list. It’s the time of year for gathering around the table, and with more Fair Trade Certified produce on store shelves than any other time of the year (hint, hint!), it's the perfect time to extend our gratitude to farming families around the world.

Sodexo Employees Help Provide Meals to Children in Need During Holiday Breaks and Weekends Throughout the School Year

Since 2006 employees of Sodexo have supported the Stop Hunger Backpack Food Program, helping to deliver more than 10 million meals to students in need
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Employees of Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, understand that for some children the holidays don’t always mean bounty and joy. At times it means facing hunger.

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