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Xylem Employees and Stakeholders Volunteer More Than 12,000 Hours During Global Month of Service

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To commemorate Xylem’s anniversary in October, employees and stakeholders around the world came together to provide and protect safe water resources for communities in need and to educate people about water issues during the annual Global Month of Service. This year, 3,913 volunteers logged 12,862 hours to a variety of projects, including cleanups, educational events, and several fundraisers and stakeholder events, including:

Giving Tuesday Gave Me the Gift of a Lifetime

By Sneha Grover, DKMS US Donor Recruiter
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I was a freshman in college, surrounded by thousands of new faces and countless new opportunities. One of those opportunities was joining the bone marrow donor registry. 

Bone Marrow Donor and Kid Kraddick Radio Producer Nick Adams to Be Honored at Annual DKMS Awards Breakfast

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Nick Adams, the Associate Producer of the nationally syndicated Kidd Kraddick Morning Show on KISS 106 FM (Dallas) has been spreading the word about becoming a lifesaving donor. He has been instrumental in using his platform to promote the DKMS mission by sharing his experience as a donor and encouraging others to register.

Watch | Farm-To-Table Adventure Teaches Head Start Preschoolers About Growing Food

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Planting a garden and helping it grow ignites kids’ curiosity about fresh food and where it comes from. That’s why Miracle-Gro partnered up with the Camp retail store in Manhattan to take preschoolers from Police Action League Head Start on a one-of-a-kind learning adventure. 

The preschoolers and their families toured a local farmer’s market and spent the morning learning how to grow and cook their own healthy food.

Points of Light Launches The Civic 50 Survey to Recognize Nation’s Top Corporate Citizens for 2020

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ATLANTA, December 5, 2019/3BL Media/ –  Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today launched The Civic 50 survey for 2020. The survey will remain open through March 5, 2020, and the list of honorees will be publicly announced at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2020. 

Points of Light Honors St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Volunteer with Daily Point of Light on 30th Anniversary of Award

Memphis volunteer Jason Farmer recognized for outstanding commitment to community; organization revisits historic roots to celebrate milestone.
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ATLANTA, November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, is honoring Jason Farmer, a Memphis, Tennessee volunteer for ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, with the Daily Point of Light Award on the 30th anniversary of the first award.

Impact Makers: Clif Bar Proves You Don’t Need Big Resources to Make Incredible Happen

During their recent National Day of Service, members of Clif Bar’s employee giving and engagement program, CLIF® CORPS, got their hands dirty!
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During their recent National Day of Service, members of Clif Bar’s employee giving and engagement program, CLIF® CORPS, got their hands dirty at national parks, monuments and historic sites across the US and Canada. For Clif Bar, running multiple service projects on one day across multiple sites, 25 sites with 475 people to be exact, was no small task.

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2019 America Recycles Day

Collaboration is Key to Future of U.S. Recycling System
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 15, 2019, /3BL Media/ – A week of national recycling initiatives demonstrating the collaborative effort of government, industry, and nonprofit sectors to address the challenges in the United States recycling system, concludes today – America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® program, with the 2019 America Recycles Summit.

Domtar and SCA: Transforming Communities Together

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Visitors to Warriors’ Path State Park in Tennesse will enjoy a smoother hike this fall, thanks to the efforts of Domtar’s EarthChoice® Ambassadors (ECAs). These volunteers are committed to transforming communities where they live, work and play.

Aflac CSR Hero: Lindsay Carrick

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In September, Aflac revealed our annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report at Aflac.com/CSRReport recapping our efforts as an ethical, caring corporate citizen in 2018. One of the brave heroes honored is Lindsay Carrick, a child life specialist at the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center — nicknamed “Superwoman” by a parent of a child facing cancer.

Purpose … with feathers. Get to know us at Aflac.com/CSR.

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