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#GivingTuesday Harnesses Social Media and “Selfies” to Promote Holiday Donations

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The term "shop till you drop" is never more fitting than during the holidays. But fast on the heels of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday is a new movement that's gaining traction.

Discover Your Holiday Eco-Profile!

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Let’s face it; most of us consume much more than usual during the holiday season. But is this over consumption truly beneficial, or necessary? Here are some ideas to help you green up your holiday season!

- Avoid buying foil wrapping paper, which often cannot be recycled

- Wrap gifts in recycled wrapping paper or fabric and decorate with materials such as photos, buttons, and candies 

- Place a recycling bin close by when opening gifts, and sort the recyclables as you go

- Avoid travelling alone, carpool when possible

Every Holiday Tradition Begins with a Farmer

Follow the Story of Pumpkin Pie from Seed to Plate
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For many families, the pumpkin pie is a frequent dessert at the dinner table during the crisp autumn and early winter months. But it's not often that we remember the beloved tradition of sharing that warm spiced pie with our loved ones begins with a farmer.

Let's follow the story back from pumpkin pie on our plate to the seed planted in the field months prior...

http://www.americasfarmers.com/learn-about-farming/humble-beginnings/

Chrysler Group Employees Continue Tradition of Giving Back to the Community at Thanksgiving

Annual Food Drive in conjunction with United Auto Workers Helps Fight Hunger
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November 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With Thanksgiving approaching, Chrysler Group LLC employees across the Midwest are taking time out from building cars and trucks today, to help make sure their neighbors enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner.

Thanksgiving Day: From the Farm to Your Table

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When Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, the celebrations can range from the more serious, such as celebrating the peace between the Pilgrims and Native American Indians and the harvest that brought an abundance of food, to the not-so-serious, such as watching football and planning a roadmap of the shops to visit on Black Friday.

VolunteerMatch Provides More Ways for Individuals, Nonprofits and Companies to Fight Hunger This Holiday Season

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December 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, has announced a special campaign to fight hunger this holiday season and is inviting volunteers, nonprofits and companies across the country to join in.

Join VolunteerMatch in Fighting Hunger Over the Holidays

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Look around you – are you at work, at home, out with friends? Let your gaze rest warmly on the people close to you, first one, then another, then another. After five people, take a closer look at that sixth friend or coworker. They look happy, healthy and care-free, but statistically, they are struggling to get the food they need.

One in six people in America faces hunger.

AEP Encourages You to Leave Fireworks to the Professionals!

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Many Americans will celebrate our independence with fireworks.  The best way to enjoy fireworks is to leave them to the professionals.  On Independence Day in a typical year, far more fires are reported than on any other day, according to the National Fire Prevention Association. Fireworks account for two out of five of those fires, more than any other cause of fires.

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