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DRW Employees Run for Get In Chicago With Chase Corporate Challenge

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DRW employees walked and ran yesterday in the annual Chicago edition of the 2014 JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge with proceeds benefitting a local non-profitable organization. This year’s recipient was Get in Chicago – an organization which aims to revitalize the community and reduce youth violence for a brighter future.

Read more about it here.

Creating a 'Natural Classroom' in Northern B.C.

TransCanada’s Coastal GasLink team worked with the Prince George Naturalists Club to create the Hudson’s Bay Wetlands Trail in the heart of the city
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The Hudson’s Bay Wetlands were once no more than a slough in the heart of Prince George, British Columbia. While birds and other wildlife flocked to the marshlands, the city’s human residents generally steered clear of the area that had become cluttered with garbage and debris.

So when TransCanada learned of a plan to clean up, protect and enhance access to the area for future generations, the project was considered to fit squarely with the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and giving back to the communities where we work and live.

ConAgra Foods And Kid President Jump Start Hunger Free Summer

Kid President’s New Video Triggers Meal Donation by ConAgra Foods Foundation
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OMAHA, NE., May 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Although the end of the school year is just days away for many, not all kids will be looking forward to summertime.

Straight Talk with Nebraska Farmer

Charles Barber has the original Keystone pipeline running through four of his Nebraska farms
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As Charles Barber walks over remnants of last autumn’s corn harvest, it’s impossible to tell the existing Keystone Pipeline System runs deep beneath his feet. Since the pipeline began operation in July 2010, more than 600-million barrels of oil have safely traveled through the Keystone pipeline that runs through Barber’s farm.

Breathing Easier in New York City

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The area known as “Asthma alley” stretches from the South Bronx through East Harlem and into Western Queens in Long Island City. It has one of the highest childhood asthma rates in New York and is surrounded by manufacturing sites, bridges and transportation hubs. On March 28th, numerous partners recognizing the community’s need for effective asthma care and treatment solutions gathered to unveil a newly renovated pediatric asthma mobile unit.

Pivot’s Primetime News Program TakePart Live to launch a Year-Long Campaign Celebrating Younger Veterans and Spotlighting Challenges they Face Returning Home

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Pivot’s Primetime News Program TakePart Live to launch a Year-Long Campaign Celebrating Younger Veterans and Spotlighting Challenges they Face Returning Home

Championed by co-host Meghan McCain, “Return the Service” Will Focus on Health, Jobs, and Mental and Physical Well Being of Returning Service Men and Women

Campaign Guided by New Public Opinion Survey Finding the Majority of American’s Believe We Should Do More for Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan

HEROES Care Honors Marcone for "Outstanding Support of Military Families"

Jim Souers of Marcone Supply receives award and 9–11 commemorative flag from military charity HEROES Care.
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Military support network HEROES Care recently honored Marcone Supply and its CEO Jim Souers for sustained and substantial contributions to help military personnel and their families. 

"We cannot do what we do without the support of those who see value in our mission. Thank you for providing help and hope when it is needed most," said HEROES Care Vice Chairman Dave Woolley in the award presentation.

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Military support network HEROES Care recently honored Marcone Supply and its CEO Jim Souers for sustained and substantial contributions to help military personnel and their families. 

"We cannot do what we do without the support of those who see value in our mission. Thank you for providing help and hope when it is needed most," said HEROES Care Vice Chairman Dave Woolley in the award presentation.

Caesars Foundation Announces More Than A Half Million Dollars in Giving For Second Quarter of 2014

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LAS VEGAS, May 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Furthering its commitment to the communities in which Caesars Entertainment operates, Caesars Foundation is pleased to announce the approval of 17 grants totaling more than $500,000 as approved by the Foundation Board of Trustees for the second quarter of 2014. Caesars Foundation is funded by operating income and gifts from Caesars Entertainment and its resort properties. Grants were approved in Caesars Foundation’s strategic areas of focus including older individuals, education and sustainability.

A Culture of Gifting

by John Bloom
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There are three indications of real generosity:

To remain steadfast without resisting,

To praise without the emotion of generosity,

And, to give before being asked.

—Maaruf Karkhi

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There are three indications of real generosity:

To remain steadfast without resisting,

To praise without the emotion of generosity,

And, to give before being asked.

—Maaruf Karkhi

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