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FedEx Recognized for Excellence in Corporate Citizenship by U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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November 15, 2019 /3BL Media/—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center named FedEx the winner of the 2019 Citizens Awards, in the category of Best Disaster Response & Community Resilience Program. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the annual awards program, which recognizes the most innovative and impactful corporate citizenship initiatives raising the bar on social responsibility and spearheading the transformation to a strong, healthy and sustainable future.

FCA Foundation Invests $1.6 Million to Advance Educational Opportunities for Detroit-area Students

17 academic and nonprofit organizations receive FCA Foundation grants focused on education and helping Detroit youth grow and thrive
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November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, announced the recipients of its 2019 educational grants (totaling $1,650,000). The grantees, all of whom are focused on improving educational outcomes for Detroit-area students, provide a wide array of in-classroom, after school, summer and weekend programming.  

Over 850 Volunteers Help Build the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Village

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Over 850 volunteers gathered together armed with tools in the newly inaugurated Youth Olympic Village (YOV), known as the “Vortex”, to help furnish the 952 rooms that will house 1,700 athletes during the Winter Youth Olympic Games that will take place in Lausanne, starting 9 January.

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Over 850 volunteers gathered together armed with tools in the newly inaugurated Youth Olympic Village (YOV), known as the “Vortex”, to help furnish the 952 rooms that will house 1,700 athletes during the Winter Youth Olympic Games that will take place in Lausanne, starting 9 January.

Aflac CSR Hero: Matt Loudermilk

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The Aflac Way is more than just a promise for CSR Hero Matt Loudermilk. It’s the firm foundation of ethics upon which Aflac was built 64 years ago. That’s why we’re a company guided by integrity and grounded by purpose.

Purpose … with feathers. Get to know us at Aflac.com/CSR.

Consumers Energy Foundation Provides $250,000 to New Effort to Create Housing Opportunities in Flint

Press Release

FLINT, Mich., November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation celebrated its commitment to Michigan’s communities today by providing $250,000 for a new effort to upgrade and sell over three dozen vacant homes to first-time homebuyers in Flint.

Sensus Kicks off 2019 Reach Conference With Beach Clean-Up

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Sensus, a Xylem brand, recently hosted its annual user conference for customers, partners and distributors. The conference took place in Anaheim, California on November 3-6, and featured more than 220 sessions and Learning Labs across the company’s product and service offerings, along with networking and entertainment opportunities.

Alexion Partners With Playworks New England for Team Building Event

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Recently, Alexion's Quality Systems, Standards, and Compliance Teams connected with Alexion non-profit partner, Playworks New England, for a day of team building. Playworks New England is part of a national organization that works "to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play."

Alexion Employees Build and Donate Wheelchairs to Boston Medical Center

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At Alexion, a core component of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is Serving Our Communities. Recently, our General Managers (GMs) from around the world came together in Boston for a multiday leadership development workshop.  After one of the sessions, the GMs spent some time together building wheelchairs for patients at Boston Medical Center.

A Bride Meets the Girl Whose Life She Saved

Sarah Aiken and Kinley Strohl, a young girl who needed Ms. Aiken’s bone marrow, had never met in person. A wedding quickly became an even bigger celebration of new beginnings.
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By Alix Strauss

In 2009, Sarah. Aiken, now 31, was a senior studying nursing at the University of Pittsburgh. When she heard about a bone marrow drive on campus with DKMS, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to ending blood cancers and finding donors, Ms. Aiken volunteered to help run the drive and registered to be a donor.

Listening and Learning From Our Employees to Drive Greater Social Impact

By Michael Stroik, Director, 3Mgives and Vice President, 3M Foundation
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3M benchmarks annually against the world’s greatest companies to ensure we empower our people with game-changing community engagement programs. CECP recently released their annual report on trends in corporate community relations: Giving in Numbers 2019 Edition. CECP analyst and author, André Solórzano, spotlighted unique data indicating how companies are becoming more employee-centric in their quest to maximize social impact.

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