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Caesars Foundation: The Will to do Wonders Around the World

Foundation releases 2013 brochure
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Caesars Foundation’s Will to do Wonders is working wonders each day, in cities and in towns throughout the U.S. and globally. Caesars Foundation focuses on HELPING OLDER INDIVIDUALS LIVE LONGER, HEALTHIER, MORE FULFILLING LIVES at every stage of the aging process. We are also committed to marshaling our financial resources, and the commitment of our colleagues, to PROMOTE A MORE SUSTAINABLE WORLD. Finally, Caesars Foundation is committed to STRENGTHENING THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL LIFE of dozens of communities where Caesars Entertainment operates.

Reflections on Project HOPE

Edyta Wiesner, GSK Government Affairs
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I had the honor to represent GSK at Project HOPE's Virginia headquarters yesterday to commemorate the 1000th and final US Department of State-funded humanitarian airlift destined for Tajikistan. This shipment of medicines was valued at $29 million, and it will depart for the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, in the next few days. The celebration was to honor the two-decade legacy of Project HOPE’s airlifts to help people in Tajikistan and other former Soviet States.  

Barclays Provides Funding for Fourth Year in Support of Children International’s Aflateen Program in the Philippines

Children International Is Teaching Teens About Social and Financial Education With Barclays’ Support
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Kansas City, MO/Singapore, May 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Barclays has committed for a fourth year to supporting Children International’s innovative Aflateen program in the Philippines, furthering the bank’s aim of helping 5 million young futures by 2015.

This investment, US$165,000 to date, has been agreed in order to enhance the enterprise, employability and financial skills of young people.

Honoring a Fallen Soldier and His Family

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On one of the coldest March mornings in recent memory, more than 30 Team Depot volunteers from District 278 (Fairfax, Va.) were gathered inside and outside of a home, swinging hammers and painting walls.

They were transforming the home of Navy veteran Marty Bodrog, the first victim of the September 13 Washington Navy Yard shooting.

Pivot Launches ‘Pivot Creative Collective’ Initiative

New Program to Discover Fresh Voices to Create Engaging Content for Social-Minded Millennial Audience
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Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Pivot, Participant Media's Millennial-targeted TV network, announced today the launch of a development initiative called "Pivot Creative Collective” (PCC). The new program offers an avenue for creative talent and emerging voices to develop new programming for the network’s audience.

Capital One Announces $1.8 Million Grant To Junior Achievement Of Greater Washington

Grant to Help Junior Achievement Provide Approximately 78,000 Students in Greater Washington With Financial Literacy Skills Training
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McLEAN, VA, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Capital One Financial Corporation today announced it will provide Junior Achievement of Greater Washington with a $1.8 million grant to help about 78,000 students in Greater Washington build their money management skills in the  innovative hands-on learning environment of Junior Achievement Finance Park.

Pivot Launches Initiative To Find New Original Programming

'Pivot Creative Collective' Submissions Accepted Through June 8
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Pivot is Participant Media’s new cable network targeting millennials, The New Greatest Generation.

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Pivot is Participant Media’s new cable network targeting millennials, The New Greatest Generation.

Taco Bell Food Truck Coming to Faulkner County

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FAULKNER COUNTY, AR - Taco Bell team members are bringing free tacos to Faulkner County later this week to feed tornado relief workers, victims and community members in Mayflower and Vilonia.

The Taco Truck continually makes its way across the United States and will be making a detour in its normal schedule to visit the tornado-ravaged towns. 

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Sappi Fine Paper North America Opens 2014 Ideas that Matter Call for Entries

Annual Grant Program Enables Creative Ideas for World-Changing, Social Good
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BOSTON, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi Fine Paper North America today officially announced its call for 2014 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to showcase their skills as a powerful force for social good. Sappi established the Ideas that Matter grant program 15 years ago to create an innovative platform to fund designers who apply their creative talents to ideas that address significant issues facing our society.

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