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At the age of 12, Eloise Gould was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma and her world turned upside down. In an instant, the Gould family became one of the 43 families who received a childhood cancer diagnosis that day.

After a year of intensive treatment, the cancer returned. They were told that she had less than a 2% chance of living. It was shocking to learn that doctors had been delivering that same, bleak outlook to families like theirs for more than 30 years.

The Goulds said goodbye to their precious girl just a few short months later.

How Leading With Values Helped Medtronic Respond to Hurricane Maria

When the mega-storm struck Puerto Rico, its devastation went far beyond the island’s citizenry, disrupting a supply chain to health care facilities worldwide. The company mission was a beacon.
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Puerto Rico has been a central part of Medtronic’s manufacturing and product development operations since 1974. Our company has five major manufacturing centers and employs more than 5,000 people on the island.

Medtronic products manufactured in Puerto Rico are shipped to health care providers around the world, and any supply disruption can delay the delivery of critical health care products to patients.

Mohawk Veterans Haul Load for Wreaths Across America

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CALHOUN, Ga., December 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – For Ronald and Lea Eppich, Wreaths Across America is personal. 

The Eppichs, who are Mohawk truck drivers and Calhoun residents, know firsthand how much it means to the families of fallen soldiers when a wreath is placed at their graves each year. Their son, Sgt. Robert Eppich, died in 2006, just days after completing eight years of service with the United States Army.

eBay for Charity Raises $1 Billion: Thank You to Our Community

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eBay for Charity has reached a major milestone ahead of its 2020 goal: $1 billion in total funds raised for charities around the world.

Arrow Electronics Employees Team with Salesforce to Support Habitat for Humanity

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. December 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Employees from Arrow Electronics and Salesforce traded keyboards for floorboards when they participated in a Habitat for Humanity charitable home build on Nov. 6. This marks the second consecutive year the two companies have extended their business relationship into broader efforts to serve the community.

In 2018, volunteers from Arrow and Salesforce sorted, packed and loaded 70,000 pounds of food distributed throughout Colorado by Food Bank of the Rockies. 

Application Opens for 2020 Scotts Field Refurbishment Grant Program

Youth-serving organizations welcomed to apply and bring a renovated ballfield to their community
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Scotts and MLB have a long history of giving back to local communities, teaming up to provide youth with modern, playable baseball and softball fields under the Scotts® Field Refurbishment Program. The Scotts® Field Refurbishment Program is part of the company's larger Gro More Good initiative to improve children's health and well-being through increased connection to greenspaces.

Alliance Data Associates Help Fight Holiday Hunger

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In many communities, students who are on a free or reduced cost lunch program at school go hungry over winter break when they are out of the classroom for an extended period of time. Every year during the holiday season, Alliance Data associates in Columbus, Ohio come together at the Company’s Holiday Give Back event to help eliminate this issue. Associates work together to bundle 1,500 care packages filled with food and deliver them to students at local schools to take home and share with their families over the break. 

AEG Spreads Cheer With Playworks to Host a “Day of Play” and Beautification Projects at Towne Avenue Elementary School in Carson, Calif. for Annual Service Day

More than 300 AEG employees participate in company Service Day in conjunction with AEG’s charitable holiday initiative, Season of Giving; Donates $10,000 to Towne Avenue Elementary School and designs new school mascot
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In celebration of AEG’s Season of Giving, more than 300 AEG employees from Southern California came together to participate in the company’s annual Service Day on Dec. 6 at Towne Avenue Elementary in Carson, Calif.

Chevron is Empowering the Workforce of the Future

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It’s open house at Frazier Middle School in the rolling hills of rural Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, and the classrooms buzz with excitement. Students launch miniature hot air balloons, scrutinize contents of a robotics kit and propel paper hovercraft across floors. A short drive south, in the community of Grindstone, high school students design and build portable speakers in a fabrication lab. And across the country, in the flatlands of western Texas, Odessa College students assemble robotic cars designed to protect an egg placed inside during a robot duel.

Another Year, More Records Broken! #GivingTuesday 2019

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Again this year, people around the world came together for another record-setting day of giving. With estimates coming in at over $500 million in the US alone, and growth at nearly 28% over 2018*, the impact of Giving Tuesday has been enormous. We’re proud to announce that our clients made an incredible impact on the overall contributions collected, and new records were set this year. 

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