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Astellas Celebrates Decade of Service by Volunteering 80,000 Hours to Help Local Communities

US Employees Support 16 Local Organizations for Changing Tomorrow Day 2019
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Nearly 1,000 Astellas employees stepped away from the office to volunteer across the United States as part of the 10th annual Changing Tomorrow Day. On Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow)—Astellas' global day of service—employees volunteered together at 16 diverse community and patient organizations, homeless shelters and other nonprofits to make a positive, measurable impact in local communities.

Celebrating Boston Children’s Hospital’s Birthday with The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

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Boston Children’s Hospital, which continues to be recognized as the leading pediatric hospital in the U.S., recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. Employee volunteers from Alexion took part in the celebration by partnering with The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.  Founded by renowned actor and philanthropist Paul Newman in 1988, the organization is dedicated to providing “a different kind of healing” to seriously ill children and their families across the Northeast, all completely free of charge.

Thousands of Aramark Volunteers Team Up for Annual Global Day of Service

Join NFL Huddle for 100 campaign to build healthier communities for the next 100 years
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PHILADELPHIA, September 19, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Today, more than 12,000 Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) team members across the globe will volunteer their time at 350 service projects in 15 countries during Aramark’s annual day of community service, Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day).

Sodexo Partners With 70 Universities to Host Largest Farmers Market @ Campuses Across America

Initiative Highlights Local Sourcing, Celebrates Fresh Produce and Promotes Nutrition During Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Campus Week
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today’s college students are more invested than ever in where their food comes from and what they are eating.

A Day of Service with Alexion Interns

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Alexion’s interns like to stay ahead of the curve. While the majority of employees will be spending Thursday, September 26th volunteering with nonprofit organizations around the globe, Alexion’s summer interns could not wait. On Wednesday, August 7th almost 30 volunteers from Alexion’s Boston headquarters spent the day at CASPAR (Cambridge And Somerville Programs for Addiction Recovery), a center for addiction recovery based in Cambridge, MA. CASPAR was founded in 1970 to meet the needs of the 10 percent of the local population that suffers from substance abuse. 

Bringing Joy of Theater to Children in New Jersey

By Fatima Calcado, Manager of Energy Supply Regulatory Support & Compliance, PSEG
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Throughout my entire life, I’ve been very fortunate, which is why I’ve volunteered for many organizations over the years. But no organization has meant more to me than Children’s Theater of Livingston, where I am currently co-president and treasurer. The CTL embodies my passion for theater, children and volunteering all in one. Some might say I have a special attachment because I founded CTL in 2006 with a group of close friends, but it truly is much more about sharing my love of theater with the next generation.

PSEG Volunteers Help Navy SEALs Cross the Hudson River

By Cindy Malmo - Sr. Administrative Associate, Human Resources
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PSEG veterans, their families and friends recently volunteered at the first Navy SEAL Hudson River Swim sponsored by the GI Go Fund. Our volunteers participated in the day’s events, as they helped set up the staging area in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, where the SEALs began their journey. Once the SEALs were in the water, a team of PSEG volunteers, other spectators and the SEALs’ families, followed by boat for the two-mile swim across the Hudson River, cheering and offering encouragement the entire way.

Dart Container Corporation Partners With Keep America Beautiful on National Plogging Initiatives

Dart Committed to Prevent Litter from Entering Waterways through its Support of Keep America Beautiful Trash Dash Events
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Dart Container Corporation and Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced Dart will be the Title Sponsor on all Keep America Beautiful national plogging initiatives, including the Keep America Beautiful Trash Dash™.  

Blankets Donated to Cancer Patients and Their Families in Huntingdon Valley

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Volunteers from Colonial Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society delivered the blankets to Holy Redeemer Hospital.

The donation is part of the Subaru Loves to Care Program, which hopes to provide more than 43,000 blankets to those battling cancer.

Subaru Retailers Get Some Love in Latest Commercial

By Jack Walsworth
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In its latest TV commercial, Subaru is shifting the love theme from its products to the philanthropic efforts of its retailers.

Named "We Call It Our Love Promise," the 30-second clip shows various scenes of Subaru retailers working in their communities, whether fundraising or volunteering for causes. Subaru of America CEO Tom Doll is also shown at a Camden school event, where the automaker donated books to children.

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