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Las Vegas Sands Honors 2020 Mr. Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award Winners

Sands Co-Workers Recognize Each Other for Unwavering Commitment to Community Service
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LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) today announced the recipients  of the Mr. Sheldon G. And Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Awards, presented by Sands Cares.  The award recognizes Team Members across all the company’s business regions who have  demonstrated a dedication to giving back to local communities and important causes. 

Building a Better Future Through Kindness - Cox Enterprises

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During the month of July, our employees are performing conscious acts of kindness to make a positive ripple effect in the world to build a year that we’ll remember for compassion and goodness instead of turmoil.

Follow our social channels to keep up with our Connecting Through Kindness campaign and read more about how we’re powering positive change together. 

[WEBINAR] Taking Action on Racial Justice and Equity Through CSR

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Recent events have shown us that racism is still very much alive, and that people are hungry to make a difference — but many are unsure how. And employees, consumers and communities are looking to companies to lead the way and go beyond performative measures to drive change. So, how can companies take concrete action to address racism?

Join Benevity and Mortenson to find out:

Always Be Prepared: How to Plan Your Disaster Relief Strategy

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When disaster strikes, people feel compelled to respond immediately. When the COVID-19 crisis hit, we saw Benevity's community give more than $640 million in donations and grants in under eight weeks.

If you have a plan in place for how you’ll respond to the next disaster, before it happens, you’ll be able to act within hours — when it matters most.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Awards Scholarships to Students for Efforts to End Childhood Hunger

Students each awarded $10,000 in scholarships and grants; Sodexo employees additionally granted $5,000 for nonprofits of choice.
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused the cancellation of the 21st Annual Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation dinner, students and Sodexo employees were formally recognized today for their innovative efforts to achieve the goal of zero hunger by 2030, guided by the belief that Bright Futures Begin When Hunger Ends.

Impossible Foods and Colin Kaepernick Fight Food Insecurity and Racial Injustice

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As COVID-19 tears throughout the U.S., the coronavirus may not be the deadliest part of the pandemic. CNN reports that the resulting hunger crisis could kill more people than the disease itself, especially minorities.

[Webinar]: Creating a Disaster Response Action Plan

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Strategies from the CDP, Google, IRC and Microsoft to ensure your CSR program is ready to move fast when it matters.

The global health crisis has forced companies to evaluate how prepared they are to respond to disasters and crises. How can you use what you've learned to prepare for future events like hurricanes, floods or humanitarian crises, and ensure you're ready to help with quick relief, as well as long-term community recovery — whatever the future brings?

A Restorative Approach to Building a Culture of Belonging

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Whether we learn it in workplace environments, or by personal experiences in the relationships that matter most in life the concept of safety is inextricably linked to feelings of belonging.

Duke Energy Pledges $150,000 to Support Women-, Veteran- and Minority-owned Small Businesses Impacted by Pandemic in Greater Cincinnati Area

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CINCINNATI, July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy, through its foundation, is partnering with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and the Northern Kentucky Chamber to provide financial assistance to local women-, veteran- and minority-owned small businesses impacted by the coronavirus.

Each chamber will receive $75,000 from Duke Energy to be distributed to qualified small businesses.

Bringing it Full Circle: 20+ Years of Connections Through Selling on eBay

How eBay seller Cami Nyquist grew her business from her kitchen table to establishing a nonprofit to help pay it forward.
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Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

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