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My Special Aflac Duck® Soars into Children's Hospital of Philadelphia During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Patients Receive Robotic Duck Designed to Help Them Cope with Cancer
Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today delivered My Special Aflac Ducks to patients at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. My Special Aflac Duck, designed by Sproutel, is a social robot that uses medical play, lifelike movement, and emotions to engage and help comfort kids during their cancer care.

Scotiabank Supports Young Canadians With a $500,000 Donation to the Terry Fox PROFYLE Program

Press Release

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the Terry Fox Foundation PROFYLE program, to help give young Canadians with hard-to-treat cancers access to potentially life-saving treatment.

Smithfield Foods Supports Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department with $250,000 Contribution

Company’s donation will aid in purchasing new ladder truck
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SMITHFIELD, Va., September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a contribution of $250,000 over the next five years to the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department that will aid in the purchase of a new and improved ladder truck for use throughout Isle of Wight County.

Smithfield Foods Donates $75,000 for Outdoor Learning Space at The Faison Center

Expanded Outdoor Overlook available to students at The Faison Center’s Richmond campus
Press Release

RICHMOND, Va., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. unveiled today the “Smithfield Foods Outdoor Learning Center Overlook” at The Faison Center to support the Center’s Forward into the Future campaign, designed to expand facilities and learning programs to meet the ongoing needs of children and adults with autism and similar related challenges.

Carnival Corporation Relief Effort Collects 2,841 Tons of Supplies for the Bahamas; Company Thanks Individuals and Organizations for Generous Donations

With outpouring of support from countless donors, company's partnership with Tropical Shipping delivers much-needed food and supplies directly to country's National Emergency Management Agency
Press Release

MIAMI, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) today announced that its relief program to provide humanitarian aid to The Bahamas collected and delivered during its first week over 2,841 tons of food and supplies in over 90 shipping containers – a remarkable milestone made possible by generous donations from countless individuals and organizations throughout South Florida and North America.

Chevron Kicks Off Their “Engineered With Purpose” Campaign With the Launch of the Delo Traveling Technology Lab

Press Release

SAN RAMON, Calif. /3BL Media/-On the 20th Anniversary of the Delo® Truck, Chevron launches a re-imagined Mobile Education Center – The Delo Traveling Technology Lab

AIDAmira: Christening for a Good Cause

Model Franziska Knuppe to christen the new Selection ship on Mallorca
Press Release

ROSTOCK, Germany, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ On November 30, 2019, the AIDA family is receiving a new member: Model and TV host Franziska Knuppe will christen the 14th fleet member with the name AIDAmira in Palma de Mallorca. Against the backdrop of the majestic La Seu cathedral, it’s sure to be a memorable ceremony. The Rostock native has already been godmother to an AIDA ship: Ten years ago, she gave AIDAluna her name on Mallorca. AIDA Cruises is delighted that Franziska Knuppe will now be giving AIDAmira and her crew her blessings as well.

SunTrust Foundations Award $3 Million to Atlanta Police Foundation

Grants support the youth crime diversion program by opening an At-Promise Center
Press Release

ATLANTA, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The SunTrust Foundation and SunTrust Trusteed Foundations announced today they awarded $3 million in grants to the Atlanta Police Foundation (APF). The SunTrust Trusteed Foundations include the Florence C. and Harry L. English Memorial Fund, the Walter H. and Marjory M. Rich Memorial Fund and the Nell Warren Elkin and William Simpson Elkin Foundation. This funding will support APF’s youth crime diversion program, the At-Promise Initiative, by opening an At-Promise Center on Campbellton Road in Southwest Atlanta. 

In Continued Effort to Enable Equal Visibility for Women, Secret Deodorant Commits to Boosting Attendance at Women’s Soccer Games, Purchasing 9,000 Seats at National Women’s Soccer League Home Games

As Part of a Continued Effort to Level the Playing Field for Female Athletes, Secret Will Help to Drive Local Turnout at Upcoming Pro Women’s Soccer Games
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CINCINNATI, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Secret Deodorant, a longtime champion of women’s equality and advocate for women in sports, announced today that it will continue to support female soccer players by helping to boost attendance and revenue at upcoming National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) games.

Dart Container Corporation Partners With Keep America Beautiful on National Plogging Initiatives

Dart Committed to Prevent Litter from Entering Waterways through its Support of Keep America Beautiful Trash Dash Events
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Dart Container Corporation and Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced Dart will be the Title Sponsor on all Keep America Beautiful national plogging initiatives, including the Keep America Beautiful Trash Dash™.  

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