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Hearts Unite in Service: Newlyweds Aid Refugees on Humanitarian Honeymoon

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Ethan Zohn and Lisa Heywood Zohn kicked-off their marriage with a humanitarian mission to aid Syrian refugees in Northern Greece, raising $45,000 to support a large refugee camp. Ethan, known for his third-season win on CBS’s Survivor reality series, shares how that trip left an impression far more meaningful than honeymooning on a sandy beach every could.

From 200 to 100,000 Volunteers: Here is the Story of Comcast Cares Day

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The lasting impression volunteering leaves is often told through the account of one person spending their time making a difference for another. One person showing up on one day could make all the difference in someone else’s life.

Aramark Launches Feed Your Potential 365 Campaign to Improve Consumer Health

Supports Healthy for Life® Commitment with American Heart Association by Establishing Feed Your Potential 365 Clubs in Communities Nationwide & Offering Online Curriculum to 500+ Non-Profit Organizations
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PHILADELPHIA, April 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- As part of its five-year commitment with the American Heart Association to improve the health of Americans 20 percent by 2020, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is launching Feed Your Potential 365, a public health and well-being campaign, to promote healthy lifestyles among all consumers, as well as families in underserved communities and Aramark’s customers, clients and employees.

National Rebuilding Month: Take Action

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Take action during National #RebuildingMonth! Together we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of our homes and revitalizing our communities.

Helen Lowman Named President and CEO of Keep America Beautiful

Appointee of President Obama at FEMA and the Peace Corps to Lead Iconic National Community Improvement Nonprofit
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced that Helen Lowman, who served as an appointee of President Barack Obama at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Peace Corps, has been named the organization’s new president and CEO. She will assume the role on May 1.

Sisters Recycle Crayons to Inspire Passion for the Arts

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At just 15 and 12 years old, Abby and Riley Neff recognize the importance of the arts. “The arts are like a bridge,” said Abby. “They bring people together.”

So when the girls realized that many kids in their community of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, didn’t have access to simple art supplies, they set out to find a solution. They thought of the most basic craft supply – crayons.

“We went to restaurants and asked what they did with their used crayons,” said Riley. “Most just threw them away, so we asked if we could have them.”

CSX Partner Spotlight: The American Red Cross

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CSX’s community investment strategy is supported by a strong group of nonprofit partner organizations who are equally committed to addressing real community needs across four focus areas: Safety, Community, Environment and Wellness. This week, our spotlight is on an organization that provides critical support to communities when they need it the most: The American Red Cross.

Keep Brevard Beautiful Removes More Than 15 Tons of Debris During Annual Trash Bash

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Remarkable results are pouring in from the Great American Cleanup events that are happening during Keep America Beautiful Month (April).

In its 36th year, Keep Brevard Beautiful’s Trash Bash covered about 40 sites with more than 1,100 volunteers dedicating more than 4,300 hours on Saturday, April 1. In just a short period of time, those volunteers removed more than 30,600 pounds (approximately 15 tons) of trash and debris from public spaces within Brevard County, Florida.

Local Family to Receive New Habitat Home Keys Saturday

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By Rebecca Frye
Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, April 8, Fauquier Habitat for Humanity will celebrate with the Navarrete family, Warrenton’s newest Habitat homeowners, at a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Supporters, volunteers and neighbors will gather to welcome the Navarettes to the community from 10 a.m. to noon at 110 Haiti St.

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