Taking it all in -- GSK’s new Partnership with the Barnes Foundation is smART


3, 2, 1… exhale. That’s not only how I start my yoga classes but also how I started my day on Wednesday -- my first day working with the Communications team at GSK. Though I’ve worked at GSK for a few years in another group, I officially join the team as GSK’s Digital Media and Community Partnerships Manager in a few weeks.

HGTV, DIY Network and Food Network Brands Partner with Comcast to Give Back on Comcast Cares Day

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May 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Scripps Networks Interactive employees and on-air hosts partnered with Comcast to support local communities on Comcast Cares Day.  The annual day of giving involved more than 80,000 volunteers, and the end results created a positive impact on numerous communities across the nation. Scripps Networks Interactive brands -- HGTV, DIY and Food Network – joined in on projects in Philadelphia and Atlanta. 

Putting a Little STEAM Behind Arts Education


We talk about building healthy communities all the time at GSK. But what exactly does that mean? Certainly it involves having access to healthcare, but so much of what contributes to our health happens outside a doctor’s office or the local health clinic. Safe, walkable neighborhoods. Fresh produce. Well-paying jobs. High-quality educational opportunities.

Barnes Foundation Announces $500,000 Endowment Gift from GSK to Ensure Art Educational Experiences for Students from Philadelphia School District

More than 7,000 Philadelphia students annually to experience world-renowned art collection
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Philadelphia, PA, April 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The Barnes Foundation announced today an endowment gift of $500,000 from GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE: GSK) and the GSK Foundation to support K-8 education outreach programs for schoolchildren in the Philadelphia School District (SDP). The Barnes Foundation SmART fund for Education, Established by GSK, will fund three programs providing economically disadvantaged students the opportunity to experience and learn from the Foundation’s world-renowned art collection.

Five Grand Prize Winners Announced in the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Education Contest

Public schools from Florida, Montana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington to each receive more than $140,000 in technology
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., March 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Samsung announced today the five grand prize winners in its nationwide Solve for Tomorrow contest, a competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among U.S. public school students. The five grand prize winners were chosen from more than 2,300 schools from across the country. The five grand prize winners listed below will receive technology from Samsung, Adobe Foundation, and DIRECTV.

Global Volunteer Day Photos - Philadelphia

Aramark volunteers partnered with Lighthouse Community Center in Philadelphia on March 19 for Global Volunteer Day to inspire local kids to be healthy for life.
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Aramark extended its health and wellness platform and commitment, Healthy For Life™, into underserved communities for the company’s inaugural Global Volunteer Day on March 19. In Philadelphia, volunteers partnered with Lighthouse Community Center to establish a Healthy for Life™ Zone that will be a year-round hub of health and wellness education and awareness. Volunteers provided families in need with healthy food options by renovating a food pantry and cultivating a rooftop produce garden.

Aramark Inspires Philadelphia Children to Live Healthier

More than 400 area employees volunteer at the Lighthouse Community Center as part of first annual Global Volunteer Day
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Philadelphia, PA, March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In Philadelphia, children and families face many challenges in eating a nutritious diet and living healthy lives. In fact, childhood obesity is reaching epidemic proportions with more than 40 percent of children in first through 12th grades considered obese or overweight.

Philly, the Greenest U.S. City?

As part of the Urban Infrastructure Initiative's World Business Council for Sustainable Development, AECOM helped draft a report named “A solutions landscape for Philadelphia.” The report aims to help Philadelphia realize its goal to be the greenest U.S. city.
Learn more on AECOM's blog.

Rebuilding the Lives of Our Nation’s Heroes


Millions of U.S. veterans are in desperate need of repairs and adaptations to their homes.

This past weekend we joined forces with our Home Category national outreach partner Rebuilding Together, Fifth Third Bank, Verizon and Comcast to meet the growing needs of veterans from past and present wars in three very important projects.  Here is a snapshot…

Continue reading > Rebuilding the Lives of Our Nation’s Heroes

AIG Funds New Uniforms and Athletic Equipment for KIPP Philadelphia’s High School Sports Programs Through CBS EcoMedia

KIPP Philadelphia welcomes AIG to KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy to give an inspirational lecture to students prior to a Fall sports pep rally and youth rugby clinic
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PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – AIG has partnered with CBS EcoMedia Inc. through its EducationAd advertising program to fund the addition of much-needed new uniforms and athletic equipment for the KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy’s football, basketball, track & field, and soccer teams.


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