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Xylem Watermark and EarthEcho International Lead the Clean Water Movement on World Water Monitoring Day, September 18th

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September 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ — In celebration of World Water Monitoring Day on September 18, Xylem Watermark is collaborating with environmental youth leadership organization EarthEcho International to host youth-led events nationwide that will help communities around the world be part of a clean water future for our planet.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation and Generation No Kid Hungry Celebrate Young People Tackling Childhood Hunger on National Youth Day

Highlighting youth-led solutions today will help ensure no child is hungry again tomorrow
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With one out of every six children in the United States living with hunger each day, young people are leading the fight to end child hunger to make sure their peers have access to healthy meals. To celebrate the role of young people in addressing this critical issue, Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation and Generation No Kid Hungry proclaim February 21 National Youth Day.

Major Leaguers Join Area Action Team Captains for Fall Clean-Up in Philadelphia

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Major Leaguers Jerad Eickoff, Tommy Joseph and Adam Morgan to join Action Team Captains from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia in Philadelphia for fall clean-up at Volunteers of America resident facility

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Major Leaguers Jerad Eickoff, Tommy Joseph and Adam Morgan to join Action Team Captains from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia in Philadelphia for fall clean-up at Volunteers of America resident facility

SECURE THE FUTURE Hosting Teens at AIDS 2016

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SECURE THE FUTURE program is hosting over 100 teens living with HIV at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa this week.  The young people are coming together to share their stories of living positively.  These teens face unique challenges.

Teens Sharing Their Stories at AIDS 2016

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Teens are coming together today in Durban, South Africa, to share their experiences and challenges living with HIV.  A full-day workshop sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundations SECURE THE FUTURE program will engage young people with HIV in developing their own ‘call to action’ for adolescent HIV policy and programming to be shared at the IAS conference. Learn more at our website, or follow u

Action Team Provides Ideal Outlet for This Youth Volunteer

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By Ben Hershey, Alexandria, VA

During my sophomore year of high school I spent a week at a work camp in the rural mountains of western Virginia where we repaired houses for low-income families who had fallen into hard times.

At the end of the camp, our group was asked by the leaders to share what we got out of the week. My answer was this:

Westlake Action Team Raises $3,114 With 5K Run

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Westlake Action Team members organized a 5K race, “Action Run”, to support their efforts to bring disadvantaged youth to their first-ever Dodgers game in June.

Runners traversed an intricate course around the Westlake High School track and through the campus on April 24 Runners received a complimentary Action Run pin and were treated to an Italian ice courtesy of Chris Fick, Robert Fick’s brother, at the conclusion of the race.

Westlake Action Team Spruces up Disc Golf Course

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With disc golf season approaching, the Westlake Action Team Captains spent a recent day sprucing up the local Rabbit Flats course by raking up brush and litter, spreading mulch and planting trees.

Former Major Leaguer Robert Fick stopped by to encourage the more than 20 student volunteers who were participating in their second community event of the 2015-2016 school year. They worked alongside the Conejo Recreation and Park District.

“Keep it up! This is what life is about, hard work and motivation for something you love,” Fick told the Captains.

Trevor Plouffe Inspires Action Team Captains During Second Conference Call of the School Year

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Joining the second Action Team conference call of the 2015-2016 school year, Trevor Plouffe stressed the importance of inspiring others to take active roles in their communities.

“From my grandparents to my parents, they’ve always been a big part of the community,” the Twins third baseman said. “Now, the Players Association makes it so easy to get involved.”

Action Team Captains dialed in from high schools across the country for the call and the Westlake High School Action Team of Thousand Oaks, Calif., was the featured high school.

Major Leaguers Matt Barnes, Chris Iannetta, and Ryan O’Rourke to Join Action Team Captains from Maine and Massachusetts in SENH Habitat for Humanity Service Project

Players and teens to help build new home for a veteran and his family
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November 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - WHO: Major Leaguers Matt Barnes, Chris Iannetta and Ryan O’Rourke; More than 50 high school students from Maine and Massachusetts involved in the Action Team national youth volunteer program; Southeast New Hampshire Habitat for Humanity

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