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Subaru Donates 50 Cars to Meals on Wheels America in Celebration of 50th Anniversary in the U.S.

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CHERRY HILL, NJ, August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of its 50th anniversary, and in keeping with its philosophy of supporting local communities, Subaru of America, Inc. announced today its donation of 50 vehicles to Meals on Wheels America. This fall, 50 new 2018 Subaru Outback vehicles will be donated to select Meals on Wheels programs throughout the country, to be used in the delivery of an estimated 53,000 meals to an additional 3,700 seniors across 39 states.

STEMpact Invests in Developing STEM-Capable Teachers

St. Louis STEM-Based Companies Invest in the Future
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Each summer, St. Louis area companies, in collaboration with Washington University, invite approximately 200 teachers to the campus of Washington University in St. Louis for two weeks of in-depth STEM development. This includes new research-based methodologies and on-site experiences at local STEM companies to see practical application of some of the concepts that are being taught to make the connection between academia and industry. 

Safeway Foundation Awards $650K to Beneficiaries of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Campaign

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The Safeway Foundation's Cancer Research and Treatment campaign raised $450,000 in stores throughout the division during the month of May.  In addition, the foundation is awarding another $207,000 to beneficiaries of the campaign for a grand total of $657,000.  The money raised benefits a variety of local organizations that provide services for breast cancer research and treatment in Northern Nevada, Northern California and Hawaii.  

Grantees will receive funding for the following focus areas:

Bacardi and Idaho State Liquor Board Team Up With American Forests to Plant Trees

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CORAL GABLES, Fla., August 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bacardi knows that the seeds of today will bear the fruits of tomorrow, so for the third year, the drinks company ran its “Buy-a-Bottle-Plant-a-Tree” campaign to restore forests in Idaho. In partnership with American Forests and with support from the Idaho State Liquor Board, more than 93,000 trees have been planted in in Idaho and other areas across the United States since the annual campaign began in 2014.

GM Helps Accelerate Resident-Led Community Transformation Plan

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General Motors, The Skillman Foundation and the Cody Rouge Community Action Alliance are collaborating to revitalize and strengthen the Cody Rouge community in Detroit. The groups will amplify collective strengths and capital – both human and financial – to achieve measureable positive change in the neighborhood, which recently announced a strategic, resident-led transformation plan.

GM will invest $225,000 to three nonprofits to support classroom readiness, sustainable employment and neighborhood revitalization, an approach aligning with GM’s social impact strategy for Detroit.

JetBlue Helps Food Brands in New York Blossom With Third BlueBud Business Mentoring Program

BlueBud provides innovative food companies with a chance to learn what it takes to get their product onboard directly from JetBlue leaders, applications are currently being accepted
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NEW YORK, August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, today announced the opening of the application process for its business mentoring program – BlueBud (buddies + budding new companies).

Boeing Renews Approach to Company’s Philanthropic Activities and Charitable Investments

Boeing Global Engagement to hone charitable giving strategy and focus
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CHICAGO, August 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced an organizational realignment, strategy update and branding refresh of the company’s philanthropic giving organization.

The new organization, Boeing Global Engagement, aims to bring greater value to Boeing, its employees and stakeholders through a renewed approach to global community investments and employee engagement activities. The restructured Global Engagement organization, which replaces Global Corporate Citizenship, will remain part of Boeing’s Government Operations function.

Hunter Douglas Has Habitat for Humanity Covered

Hunter Douglas has donated privacy blinds for Habitat homes for a quarter-century
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PEARL RIVER, N.Y. , July 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity is not just building better homes but stronger, healthier communities with help from long-term partners like Hunter Douglas. This summer marks the 25th year of partnership between Hunter Douglas and Habitat for Humanity. As a global manufacturer of custom window treatments, Hunter Douglas is committed to help Habitat build safe, stable, affordable housing alongside homeowners across North America and abroad.

Where There’s a Way, There's a Will

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It takes a special person to run toward danger when others are running away. And it takes a different set of skills entirely to help those heroes get their affairs in order.

“I can’t protect a firefighter who runs into a burning building or a police officer who is knocking on a door not knowing what’s on the other side,” Daniel McKenna says. “But, as a lawyer, I can help protect their families.”

Keep Lexington Beautiful and Keep Charlotte Beautiful Drastically Decrease Cigarette Litter in Respective Communities

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Communities that implemented Keep America Beautiful’s Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) in 2016 saw an average reduction of 60 percent in cigarette litter. Two affiliates, Keep Lexington Beautiful (KLB) in Lexington, Kentucky, and Keep Charlotte Beautiful (KCB) in Port Charlotte, Florida, were no exception.

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