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Doing Good by Giving Back

Watch video to hear from Alfac's Danny C. - Sr. Manager, Information Technology
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In addition to Danny Cimmerer’s role as an IT senior manager at Aflac, he joined forces with 12 fellow co-workers to plan fundraising events in their quest to eradicate pediatric cancer. In this chapter, we’ll share stories about the different ways that we’re involved in the community around the nation. Whether it’s building a Habitat for Humanity house or setting records in helping kids and families dealing with cancer, we will illustrate how Aflac is more than just a company; it’s a family.

Carrier Donates More Than 500 Air Conditioning and Heating Systems to Habitat for Humanity

NFL Pro Bowler and philanthropist Warrick Dunn joins Carrier in Atlanta to celebrate the ductless home comfort system donation to Habitat for Humanity
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ATLANTA, August 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ — This summer, homeowners across the United States will beat the heat with the help of Carrier ductless home comfort systems and Habitat for Humanity. Carrier has donated more than 500 systems to Habitat and they will be installed in homes throughout the country to provide cooling when it’s hot and heating when it’s cold. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2017 Recycle-Bowl; Encourages Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

Nationwide Call for Schools to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
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STAMFORD, Conn. August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin to gather their notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the new school year, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the country with the launch of its 7th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration is now open for the fall recycling competition at http://Recycle-Bowl.org/.

Wayfair and Habitat for Humanity Renew Global Partnership

Home retailer donates more than $1 million to help build and rehabilitate safe and affordable homes
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Aramark, American Heart Association: Improving America’s Health

How our innovative partnership with the American Heart Association is changing eating behaviors in underserved communities
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On a recent summer afternoon at the New Pathways Project in North Philadelphia, a large group of would-be chefs gathered around Aramark’s Charles Schermer as he demonstrated how to create a colorful, nutritious salad.

Some of the participants had never tasted an avocado or used olive oil and lime juice to make a salad dressing. But they produced their best chopped salads as part of a friendly competition at the Feed Your Potential 365 Club, part of an innovative public health initiative between Aramark and the American Heart Association.

General Mills Foundation & MealConnect

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Each year, 72 billion pounds of good, safe food ends up in landfills in the U.S., yet people go hungry. With support from General Mills, Feeding America created a technology platform called MealConnect that gives food donors a convenient, free and safe way to reduce waste and connect surplus meals with those facing hunger.

Learn more about MealConnect here.

Ecocentricity Blog: Charlottesville

by John Anderson Lanier, Executive Director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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This is an environmental blog, so I admit that I’m not fully comfortable writing this post. That said, I simply can’t write about anything other than Charlottesville today. It’s occupying too much of my mind and my heart.

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This is an environmental blog, so I admit that I’m not fully comfortable writing this post. That said, I simply can’t write about anything other than Charlottesville today. It’s occupying too much of my mind and my heart.

Safeway Partners With Truckee Donner Public Utility District to Reduce Energy Consumption

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Safeway is committed to minimizing its impact on the environment, preserving vital resources, and contributing positively to its valued community. These ideals were revealed clearly in a recent project at the Safeway store in Truckee, California. Eager to conserve electricity, Safeway accepted a partnership proposal from Ecology Action, a non-profit environment consultancy organization committed to helping people and businesses act now to create a thriving economy and healthier planet.

Keep America Beautiful Goose Island Migration Week Partnership Kicks Off in New York City, Philadelphia

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, GrowNYC Partner on Beautification Volunteer Events
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Goose Island Beer Company stopped by New York City on July 29 and Philadelphia on Aug. 5 as part of its Migration Week Tour, which brings the popular Goose Island craft beer to more than 25 cities across the country and throughout the world, encouraging friends and patrons to meet their brewers and enjoy their beers. During five of the week-long tour stops, Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates and partners are conducting community improvement volunteer events.

Student-Powered Hunger Relief

by Claudine Galloway
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Food waste is prevalent across the globe, but have you ever thought about how much waste might be happening on college campuses?

Americans waste 40 percent of the food that’s produced. And the average college student generates 142 pounds of food waste every year.

These statistics are staggering when nearly 15 percent in the U.S., or 47 million people, live below the poverty line.

Here’s the good news:

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