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Team Up For Women!® Tea Cup Auction


Team Up for Women!® kicked off last week! In honor of this campaign, this week’s blog is written by Mary Kay Independent Senior Sales Director Jan Adams. Nine years ago, she created a Team Up for Women!® event from a childhood memory. The event is still going strong and has raised more than $10,000 in all.

We’d love to hear your Team Up for Women!® ideas too! Send them to me at or post a comment below.

What Happened at #Catalyze14?

PYXERA Global wraps two-day live and online event
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets, a two-day live and online conference, hosted by PYXERA Global, convened leaders from the private, public, and social sectors earlier this week.  Comprised of several events including the Public Private Partnership Forum, an honorary reception, and the International Corporate Volunteerism Conference, each activity addressed the central theme of catalyzing emerging market growth.

Safety Program Recognized with Local Awards

Press Release

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) was recently recognized for safety performance. Baxter China’s Guangzhou manufacturing plant is one of 12 recipients of the Guangzhou Economic and Technological Development District’s (GETDD) 2013 Excellent Safety Culture Company Award for dedication to creating a safe manufacturing environment and culture. The 400 companies that participated in the competition were graded on 10 safety criteria including commitment, continuous improvement, policy and vision.

Addressing Critical Needs Globally

Press Release

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) and its philanthropic arm, The Baxter International Foundation, make financial and in-kind donations to address critical community needs globally, including increasing access to healthcare, improving education and helping developing nations and countries in crisis. In 2013, combined giving from Baxter and its Foundation totaled more than $64 million, composed of:

ING U.S., Inc. Officially Becomes Voya Financial, Inc.

ING U.S. Foundation rebranded as the Voya Foundation
Press Release

April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Monday, April 7 marked the debut of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), as the financial services company announced the change of its name from ING U.S., Inc.  Voya Financial’s philanthropic arm, formerly the ING U.S. Foundation, has also rebranded as the Voya Foundation.   

Washington Pizza Huts Host Fundraiser for Mudslide Victims


Following the mudslide and ongoing recovery efforts in Oso, Wash., Pizza Hut restaurants and other pizzerias from Western Washington have donated 50-percent of all sales from two days earlier this week to the victims.

According to, one restaurant in Smokey Point donated 100-percent of its sales during the two-day fundraiser.

Proceeds will be given to the American Red Cross to be used in support of the relief efforts

PS Food Mart Charities And CITGO Support Regional Food Pantries

Local CITGO Marketer Raises Nearly $62,000 for Local Families During "Fight Hunger Give Hope" Campaign
Press Release

HOMER, Mich., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Local CITGO Marketer, Folk Oil and PS Food Mart Charities raised nearly $62,000to support local food pantries through the fifth annual "Fight Hunger Give Hope" campaign. Thirty-one PS Food Mart locations across Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio surpassed their fundraising goal of $50,000 by encouraging customers to purchase $1 or $5 certificates, which were posted around the store as a sign of their support.

Engaged Giving: American Express's 20 Years of Philanthropic and Volunteer Support of JA New York


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April is Youth Financial Literacy Month.  So it’s only fitting that we feature a partnership between world-renowned financial industry leader, American Express and a nonprofit leading the youth financial literacy movement - Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York).

CITGO And Its Wisconsin Marketers Give Racecar Fans Ultimate Speedway Experience

Press Release

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Local CITGO Marketers in Wisconsin along with CITGO Petroleum Corporation teamed up for the Road America Ticket Giveaway to send lucky fans to the WeatherTech® Chicago Region SCCA June Sprints® at Road America.


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