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The PayPal GIVE Program Partners with Nonprofits to Strengthen Communities

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The PayPal employee GIVE Teams around the world partner with local nonprofits to make a positive social impact, encouraging employees to volunteer their time to strengthen the communities where they live and work.

Nickelodeon Volunteers Build Backyard Oasis for Los Angeles Residence

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On Friday, September 13, Nickelodeon held its first ever Summer Day of Service to benefit LA Family Housing’s Pacoima Place residence. Pacoima Place houses 18 families and was most recently a pay by the hour motel before the folks at LA Family Housing put a master lease on the property.

General Mills Employees Pack 500 Relief Kits for Feeding America

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Employees at our World Headquarters recently packed 500 relief kits for Feeding America’s disaster preparedness program. The kits will be used to help those affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes. Donated items included Cheerios, Hamburger Helper, water, peanut butter, dry soup, and more.

Learn more about how Feeding America prepares for disasters, and how you can get involved

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A Forever Home at Brookfield Zoo: FedEx Delivering for Good

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When FedEx received the opportunity to assist two orphaned and injured California sea lions, all hands were on deck to help. The Chicago Zoological Society (CZS), a 501c3 non-profit, requested assistance to transport the sea lions from Los Angeles to Chicago where they would enjoy a forever home at the Brookfield Zoo. Unfortunately, their quality of life thus far had been poor.

Points of Light Releases The Civic 50 2019 Key Trends and Insights Report

Report features trends, data and insights from the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States
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ATLANTA, October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/– Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, released The Civic 50 report featuring key trends, benchmarking data and insights from the 2019 honorees. The Civic 50 honorees are public and private companies with U.S. operations and revenues of at least $1 billion, and are selected based on four dimensions of their U.S.

Aflac Celebrates 12 Outstanding Employee Volunteers

Company Saw 29% Increase in Employee Volunteering in 2018
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today announced that it recognized 12 employees for their outstanding dedication to service in their local community. The top employees were honored at a luncheon earlier this year alongside their management.

JetBlue and TECHO Partnered to Build Homes for Families in Need in Bogotá, Colombia

Construction took place on September 28 and 29 with more than 30 JetBlue crewmembers from Colombia and other cities in the airline’s network
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BOGOTÁ, Colombia, October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – On September 28 and 29 JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) completed a volunteer project with the non-profit organization, TECHO, in Cazucá-Soacha in Bogotá, Colombia building houses for families in need. TECHO seeks to build a fair, integrated, and poverty-free society, where everyone has the opportunities needed to develop their capacities and fully exercise their rights. This initiative is part of JetBlue For Good – the airline's platform for social impact and corporate responsibility.

Consumer Discretionary Industry Benchmark Infographic

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Understanding how peer Consumer Discretionary companies are performing or managing their CSR programs can be useful to ensure you are on the right path for success. This infographic dives into the Consumer Discretionary industry to share common elements of CSR programs, trends in the sector, and key facts that are interesting and insightful. 

Carnival Cruise Line Reaffirms Commitment to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Increases Pledge to $33 Million by 2024

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MIAMI, September 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Reaffirming its longstanding commitment to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, Carnival Cruise Line has announced that it will raise its pledge to a total of $33 million by 2024. 

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