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Alexion's Employees in Japan Give Back to Senior Citizens

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The current global pandemic has had a profound impact on many communities around the world, arguably the most profound being on the senior citizen community. During a recent day off, three of Alexion’s employees in Japan volunteered their time to virtually visit nursing home residents. Using Zoom to facilitate the visits, volunteers and seniors hit it off with jokes, laughs, and conversations about their hobbies and interests, as well as current events.

Alexion's Commitment to Virtual Volunteering

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Alexion is committed to serving local communities through volunteerism, even when circumstances do not allow us to do so in person. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and local stay-at-home orders, Alexion has begun offering virtual volunteering opportunities to employees. 

Life Science Cares Partnership With Alexion

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Since joining the Boston biotech community in 2017, Alexion has partnered with Life Science Cares (LSC), a collective effort of the Life Science industry to eliminate the impact of poverty on our neighbors in the greater Boston area. Alexion, along with 26 other life science companies, is part of LSC’s inaugural group of founding corporate members.

Continuing to #DoGood through “Operation Double Helpings”

by Mark Herrmann VP, Fundamentals & Structuring at NRG
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At NRG, we are driven to be active members of our communities. Many of us, both individually and collectively, give our support, our time, and our resources to nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping vulnerable members of our community. This need to help has only been heightened as we begin to understand the breadth of COVID-19.

World's Biggest Digital Olympic Workout Introduces Half a Billion People to #Stayactive on Olympic Day

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OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, RISING STARS, WORLD FIGURES AND FANS YOUNG AND OLD CAME TOGETHER ACROSS FIVE CONTINENTS AND 20 TIME ZONES ON OLYMPIC DAY 2020, 23 JUNE, WITH AN INNOVATIVE, GLOBAL 24-HOUR DIGITAL WORKOUT. OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, MEMBERS OF THE IOC REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM, SPORTING LEGENDS AND TOKYO 2020 HOPEFULS CAME TOGETHER TO DO WHAT OLYMPIC DAY IS FAMOUS FOR: GETTING PEOPLE ACTIVE.

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OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, RISING STARS, WORLD FIGURES AND FANS YOUNG AND OLD CAME TOGETHER ACROSS FIVE CONTINENTS AND 20 TIME ZONES ON OLYMPIC DAY 2020, 23 JUNE, WITH AN INNOVATIVE, GLOBAL 24-HOUR DIGITAL WORKOUT. OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, MEMBERS OF THE IOC REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM, SPORTING LEGENDS AND TOKYO 2020 HOPEFULS CAME TOGETHER TO DO WHAT OLYMPIC DAY IS FAMOUS FOR: GETTING PEOPLE ACTIVE.

Cox Curbs Loneliness for Older Adults With One Call a Day

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ATLANTA, June 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Cox Communications announced on June 11 its One Call a Day initiative, a virtual volunteer program that connects Cox employees with seniors for daily touch base calls. 

FedEx Courier Personifies Passion in Support of Food Bank

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Ever see someone in need, just trying to make ends meet? It’s an all-too common sight, especially in the midst of the pandemic. Seeing people in need happens daily for FedEx driver Steve Warner as he goes out making deliveries in the community. But what can one person do?

Steve put his passion for helping people to work and decided to champion a food drive in the midst of the pandemic. With support from his leadership, and help from his team mates, they replicated their typical Christmas holiday food drive to help meet the critical need for food due to the pandemic.

2 Falcon Chicks Reunited With Parents In SFO Airport Hangar

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“Thanks to the vigilance and concern from United Airlines and airport staff and our skilled wildlife rehabilitation team, these two peregrine falcon chicks are back where they belong: with their parents,” Tarbox said.

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Empower Your Employees to Support Justice and Equity for Black People

10 actions to help people stand up against racism and social injustice
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Recent events involving racial inequity and injustice have shown us that racism is still very much alive. Change starts with each of us and we can play a role in addressing the far-too-prevalent discrimination against Black individuals—both now and in the future, forever.

Some companies are helping their people take action. And many are looking to strengthen their existing diversity and inclusion programs to create long-term, collective impact.

Keep Ghana Beautiful Becomes First African Community Improvement Nonprofit to Affiliate with Keep America Beautiful

Keep Ghana Beautiful Becomes Sixth International Affiliate of National Nonprofit
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STAMFORD, Conn., June 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the certification of Keep Ghana Beautiful, which becomes Africa’s first affiliated organization with Keep America Beautiful. Keep Ghana Beautiful joins more than 650 Keep America Beautiful domestic affiliates and five other international affiliates that are in Canada, Bermuda, and the Bahamas.

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