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JetBlue's Soar With Reading Book Vending Machine Program Expands to Florida

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After a successful summer in Detroit, JetBlue’s Soar with Reading program -- which provides free books in vending machines to children in needy neighborhoods -- will be headed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, next summer. Fort Lauderdale was named the program's next destination after winning the #BookBattle online voting competition, which ended last month. The book vending machine program aims to distribute free books to children living in areas known as “book deserts.” The vending machines also help combat the “summer slide,” a term Susan B.

VSP Global and Washington Nationals Help Kids See

Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Camp attendees get free eye care
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Imagine you're a young boy or girl in the outfield and a ball's sailing your way. You prepare yourself for the catch, moving slightly left and then right. The game's outcome depends on your successfully pulling in the ball. Then, it drops just a few feet in front of you. But the failed attempt occurs not because you were unprepared but because you couldn't see the ball clearly.

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Shaping Innovation Through Play

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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20th Century Fox Partners with Save the Children for Emergency Preparedness PSA Campaign Featuring 'Ice Age' Movie Characters

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20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios have partnered with Save the Children for a new emergency preparedness PSA campaign featuring the beloved characters from the upcoming animated adventure Ice Age: Collision Course. The campaign encourages parents to create In Case of Emergency (ICE) cards for their children so that families can quickly reunite after an emergency. Ice Age: Collision Course will open in theaters everywhere July 22.

Inaugural Money Smart Week® North Carolina Kicks Off with Kids Reading Event

North Carolina Money Smart Week Campaign to Offer 100+ Free Financial Education Events April 23 - April 30
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Children at ImaginOn library will have a special guest reader for their 10:30 a.m.story time on Friday, April 22.

Carnival Cruise Line Teams Up With Frisco RoughRiders to Sponsor Annual Kids Day Event for Local Youth

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June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line, Texas’ number one cruise operator, and the Frisco RoughRiders, the Double A affiliate of the Texas Rangers, hosted a special day of fun, food and baseball this weekend at Dr Pepper Ballpark for hundreds of children and their families across the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The third annual “Carnival Kids Day” was part of the cruise line’s multi-year partnership with the RoughRiders.

How Sodexo is Making it Easier for Kids to Eat Healthy

By Steve Dunmore
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We know how important it is for kids to eat healthy. Parents and educators strive to ensure children have access to healthy options at home and at school — but what about in their communities?

Sodexo has partnered with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) to make sure we have healthy choices in all the food service facilities we oversee, including community venues where families spend their leisure time, such as aquariums, museums and zoos.

FOX Sports Supports and National Geographic honored as leaders in social responsibility on television

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At the Second Annual Social Good Awards Breakfast in New York City, Cynopsis Media recognized FOX Sports Supports as this year's "Social Good Shining Star," while awarding several honorable mentions to programming at National Geographic. The April 7th event honored the television industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives, for which 21st Century Fox brands received seven nominations.

"Xploration Station," Fox's Two-Hour Block of STEM Programming for Kids, Earns Two Emmy Nominations

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On March 24, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and "Xploration Earth 2050" received two nominations, one for Outstanding Special Class Series and another for Outstanding Writing Special Class. The series, hosted by renowned artist and futurist Chuck Pell, is one of four shows comprising "Xploration Station," a two-hour blog of STEM-related programming airing on Saturday mornings on Fox TV stations.

Finalists for Booz Allen Hamilton Innovation Award for Military Children Announced

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Imagine a stuffed bear that can go into an MRI with kids to make the scans less scary. What about a nonprofit to help military children with disabilities pay for accessibility items for military housing that aren’t covered by insurance or housing allowances. Sounds pretty cool, right? These ideas were developed by military kids to help meet a need in their community, and are among the five finalists for a new innovation award sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton.

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