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Antoinette Murray Named Carnival Cruise Line's Volunteer of the Year

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August, 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Antoinette Murray, a 14-year veteran of Carnival Cruise Line, has been named the company's Volunteer of the Year, which acknowledges outstanding dedication and commitment to community service.

“Housing The Homeless”: 6 Apartments Renovated and Assigned to People in Need in Genoa

Thanks to the project promoted by the Costa Crociere Foundation and the Community of Sant’Egidio, 12 people, including a family with children, have a home to live in and from which to begin the process of social reintegration.
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Genoa, June 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Costa Crociere Foundation, the foundation established by Costa Crociere, and the Community of Sant'Egidio presented the social assistance project "Housing the Homeless". 

Through this project, launched in the fall of 2014 and supported by funds from the foundation, 6 apartments in Genoa's historic centre were renovated and assigned by the Community of Sant'Egidio to 12 people in need or homeless, including a family with children. 

With Cisco Support, Feeding America Helps Clients Chart a Path to Self-Sustainability

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This post was written by guest blogger Kelli Walker, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Feeding America

Cisco has been a significant strategic partner with Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. Since 2009 Cisco has helped fund various pilots that use technology to increase efficiency in our operations, transportation, and food sourcing throughout the Feeding America national network of 200 food banks. Strategic thought partners like Cisco have allowed our network to feed more than 46 million people in need every year.

Toyota Kicks Off Detroit Auto Show by Donating Winter Boots to Local Area Homeless Women and Children

'Toyota Walk In My Boots' Community Outreach Project
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Enriching Lives...One Step At A Time at The Salvation Army Denby Center

Held in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show

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Enriching Lives...One Step At A Time at The Salvation Army Denby Center

Held in conjunction with the North American International Auto Show

KeyBank Works to End Chronic Homelessness

Invests Nearly $100 Million to House the Homeless, from Alaska to Maine
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CLEVELAND, Ohio, November 12, 2014 /3BL Media -- According to a recent HUD report to Congress, more than half a million individuals had nowhere to go on any given night in 2014. The good news  is that homelessness has declined by 11 percent since 2007, and in Cleveland, Ohio, where chronic homeless has been a protracted issue, community partners, including KeyBank, have taken a strong stance to remedy it.

Celebrating 10 Years of Volunteer Work in Los Angeles

by Jason Baker, FedEx Communications
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If you bring up the subject of FedEx Cares Week around Mary Gonzales, you’ll see her face immediately fill with energy, and you won’t be able to miss the light in her eyes.

Featured Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Professional of the Month: Gina Butler

Up close & personal with Convenant House's VP of Peer-to-Peer
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We are thrilled to announce the latest peer-to-peer fundraising professional in our Peer-to-Peer Spotlight series: Gina Butler, vice president of Peer-to-Peer at Covenant House, a leading advocate on behalf of homeless youth.

Learn more about what keeps Gina motivated and how Covenant House's Sleep Out program is poised to raise more than $3 million this year.  

2011 Tradesperson of the Year Teaches Skilled Trades to Homeless

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Learn more about Rebuilding Together's 2014 Tradesperson of the Year Campaign!

  • Nominations accepted through 8/21/14
  • Public voting starts 9/5/14
  • Winner receives a $5,000 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card
  • Winner announced 10/23/14 at the Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live in Baltimore
  • DIY Network hosts Chris Grundy and Kayleen McCabe will join MyFixItUpLife to announce the winner
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Learn more about Rebuilding Together's 2014 Tradesperson of the Year Campaign!

  • Nominations accepted through 8/21/14
  • Public voting starts 9/5/14
  • Winner receives a $5,000 Lowe's Home Improvement gift card
  • Winner announced 10/23/14 at the Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live in Baltimore
  • DIY Network hosts Chris Grundy and Kayleen McCabe will join MyFixItUpLife to announce the winner

Enactus Students Turn Bottles Into Blankets for the Homeless

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Waste or warmth, what do you see?

Enactus students in Poland saw a way to make 200 quilts out of 25,000 plastic bottles. The quilts provided warmth for the homeless while helping eliminate waste. The quilts totaled $1,875 in net worth. Find out where they got all the plastic bottles for material at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/waste-warmth-see/. #seeopportunity

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