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United Employees Prepare for a Holiday Tradition

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United Airlines employees turned Willis Tower into Santa’s Workshop last week with employees writing wishes and messages on cards tied to  Ben Flyin bears that will be given to kids this season.

The Power Of Purpose: How The eBay Community Has Raised $1 Billion For Charities Around The World

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by Afdhel Aziz

Today, eBay for Charity announced that the program  reached a major milestone: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world.

To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year (through eBay for Charity, 100% of funds raised go back to intended nonprofits).

Scotiabank Supports Artificial Intelligence Research at University of Alberta

The $1.25 million donation will fund Scotiabank Artificial Intelligence Research Initiative in the Department of Computing Science
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EDMONTON, Alberta, November 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a donation of $1.25 million to the University of Alberta this morning, to fund the Scotiabank Artificial Intelligence Research Initiative in the Department of Computing Science. 

Catherine Hernandez-Blades is Aflac’s Golden Duck

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Unstoppable throughout her career, Hernandez-Blades applies her forward-thinking communications strategies to groundbreaking social good campaigns like the company’s My Special Aflac Duck initiative

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Unstoppable throughout her career, Hernandez-Blades applies her forward-thinking communications strategies to groundbreaking social good campaigns like the company’s My Special Aflac Duck initiative

Edward Jones Surpasses $20 Million in Fight Against Alzheimer's

Goal reached one year early thanks to generosity of associates, clients and communities
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ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19 2019 /3BL Media/ – Financial-services firm Edward Jones announced today that during the first four years of their multi-year commitment with the Alzheimer's Association, it has contributed $22 million to fight the disease, thanks to the generous support of its associates, clients and communities who have championed the cause. 

The firm also renewed its commitment to the cause with new, expanded programs heading into 2020. 

The eBay Community Raises More Than $1 Billion for Charities Globally

eBay for Charity reaches major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal.
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Today, eBay for Charity announced that the program  reached a major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world.

Charitable giving on the platform is on the rise. To date, eBay for Charity has more than 83,500 global charities registered on platform – up 26% year-over-year – and is enabling $211 every minute in charity funding by eBay buyers and sellers, an increase of almost 10% compared to last year. Through eBay for Charity, 100 percent of funds raised go back to intended nonprofits.

IOC and Airbnb Announce Major Global Olympic Partnership for Sustainability

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  • Airbnb joins the TOP programme and will support the sustainability objectives of the Olympic Movement
  • Economic opportunity for athletes to develop revenue streams through new Airbnb Olympian Experiences
  • Hundreds of thousands of new Airbnb hosts will support and participate in the Olympic Movement by providing accommodation and experiences through to 2028
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  • Airbnb joins the TOP programme and will support the sustainability objectives of the Olympic Movement
  • Economic opportunity for athletes to develop revenue streams through new Airbnb Olympian Experiences
  • Hundreds of thousands of new Airbnb hosts will support and participate in the Olympic Movement by providing accommodation and experiences through to 2028

10K Turkey Trekkers and $10,000 Fund Partners are Moving for Microcredit

Compete in Whole Planet Foundation's Virtual 10K Activity Challenge during November to create opportunity
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Grab your running shoes, kayak, skateboard, or whatever gets you moving and travel 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) or more between November 1-30th to complete the Whole Planet Foundation Turkey Trek Challenge to support micro entrepreneurs. Set your own personal goals in November and compete with your friends and family.

Registration remains open for the duration of the Trek, so jump in and join whenever you can.

Dining Out For Life® Hosted by Subaru Achieves Record $4.2 Million in Donations

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CAMDEN, N.J. November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With support from Subaru of America, more than $4.2 million dollars was raised for HIV/AIDS services from a single day of dining in cities across North America this year, the most funds raised since Dining Out For Life® began in 1991. 

Aramark Announces New 2025 Sustainability Plan

Positively Impacting People and Planet
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PHILADELPHIA, December 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Today, Aramark, the leading U.S.-based provider of food, facilities and uniform services, announced a new 2025 sustainability plan, Be Well. Do Well., focused on positively impacting people and the planet. 

Be Well. Do Well. is built around several key priorities.

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