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Building Bikes for Children in Need with the NY Mets and Bike NY

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This holiday season, Bloomberg employees joined forces with the New York Mets and Bike New York to build and distribute 1,000 bicycles for children in need in the five boroughs of New York City. More than 400 Bloomberg, Mets and Bike NY employees gathered at Citi Field for what turned out to be the largest bike-build in the Northeast.

STEM Education Gets Big Boost from BTECH Program - The Minute

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Are you a student wondering which courses to take, which career to pursue? And looking for work experience while you learn? I’ve got a hot tip for you. Employment in the STEM field—that’s science, technology, engineering, and math—is projected to grow two times faster than the average for all occupations over the next four years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And there’s more: economic projections are that the U.S.

EmblemHealth Provides Health Care Services to Disadvantaged Youth in New York City

EmblemHealth Supports Medically Underserved Youth Through Partnership with Children’s Health Fund
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October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - To help ensure children are healthy and ready to succeed, EmblemHealth, the New York-based health insurance and wellness company, has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its WellnessAd program to provide health care services to medically underserved youth in Harlem and Queens.

EmblemHealth Supports Medically Underserved Young Adults Through Partnership with Children’s Health Fund

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October 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A special event will be held to celebrate EmblemHealth’s support of Children’s Health Fund’s mobile medical program. Through CBS EcoMedia’s WellnessAd program, EmblemHealth will provide health care services to 250 medically underserved children in Harlem and Queens. EmblemHealth’s support will result in approximately 450 health care visits over the next year.

Following IBM's Lead, SAP Just Opened A Six-Year High School In New York City

Now corporations are running public high schools. But in this case, it'll prepare students for high-demand science and technology careers and maybe even funnel them into a job at the company.
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What happens when a corporation helps create a high school?

New Queens High School Focuses on STEM Careers

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As the need for employees to fill STEM occupations continues to increase, a new Queens school will take a creative stab at giving its students a perfect combination of education and job experience in the fields of business and technology.

Business Technology Early College High School, or BTECH, will open this fall in a section of Martin Van Buren High School in Queens Village.

Global Volunteer Day Photos - New York

Aramark volunteers inspire children in Queens to live healthy lives.
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For Aramark's inaugural Global Volunteer Day on March 19, the company extended its health and wellness platform and commitment, Healthy For Life™, into Queens, NY where more than 100 New York-area employees partnered with Sunnyside Community Services, a member center of United Neighborhood Houses of New York (UNHNY), in an effort to provide children and families with better access to healthy food, nutritional education, active play and physical activity spaces. Aramark established a Healthy for Life™ Zone that will be a year-round hub of health and wellness education and awar

Aramark Inspires Children in Queens to Live Healthy Lives

More than 100 area employees volunteer at Sunnyside Community Services on first annual Global Volunteer Day
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Sunnyside, Queens, NY, March 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In Sunnyside, Queens, children struggle with a multitude of health issues. Nearly one in four children are considered obese according to municipal statistics. Citywide, and nearly half of all elementary school and pre-school children are not at a healthy weight.

Eight O’Clock® Coffee Fuels Much-Needed Transformation at Queens High School

Nearly 900 students at August Martin High School to benefit from Eight O’Clock Coffee’s partnership with nonprofit Publicolor
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March 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Publicolor’s mission is to counter New York City’s alarming low graduation rate by engaging disconnected and under-achieving students, ages 13-24, in their education through a continuum of design-based programs and academic support.

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