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New Balance Releases First Comprehensive Responsible Leadership Report

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(3BL Media) Boston, MA - June 25, 2012 - Boston-based global athletic leader New Balance releases its first comprehensive Responsible Leadership report this month that offers a deeper look into the company's history, culture, values and sustainability efforts. It outlines the challenges faced by the company, initiatives to address them and targets put in place for global New Balance associates.

Spotlight Responsible Leadership: The New Balance Foundation & Corporate Philanthropy

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New Balance Foundation Mission: to support charitable organizations whose humanitarian efforts work for the betterment of our children and communities, with a principal focus on promoting healthy lifestyles while working towards the prevention of childhood obesity. In service of this mission, the foundation is committed to supporting grassroots children’s initiatives in the communities in which new balance operates facilities.

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New Balance Foundation Mission: to support charitable organizations whose humanitarian efforts work for the betterment of our children and communities, with a principal focus on promoting healthy lifestyles while working towards the prevention of childhood obesity. In service of this mission, the foundation is committed to supporting grassroots children’s initiatives in the communities in which new balance operates facilities.

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Local CITGO Marketer Condon Oil Raises $40,286 For The Muscular Dystrophy Association In 2012

Wisconsin Marketer Raises $33,000 in June with 13th Bi-Annual Golf and Fishing Event
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RIPON, Wis., Aug. 2, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Condon Oil teamed up with CITGO Petroleum Corporation and members of the Ripon community to raise $33,000 for muscular dystrophy research and support. On June 6, 2012, 216 golfers and 34 fishing charter boats joined together for the 13th Bi-Annual Condon Charity Golf and Fishing Event. The total funds raised for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) in 2012 currently exceed Condon Oil's 2010 total by close to $12,000. 

My Favorite Window Seat: One Patient's Journey to Recovery with the Help of St. Luke's Rehabilitation Center and a Southwest Airlines LUV Jet

A Patient's Journey to Recovery with the Help of St. Luke's Rehabilitation Center and a Southwest Airlines LUV Jet
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This is a guest post from Lynda Housden, who let us know about her favorite “therapy module” at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute (hint: it’s the interior of a SWA plane).  

My career takes me to cities across the nation. Every week, I take a plane ride on Monday and return home on Thursday. Airplanes are my mode of transport.

When I had my knee replaced last month, I knew it wasn’t going to be an ordinary surgery and recovery would be a hard journey since my hip was replaced last year, and I was recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

Feeding the Hungry is Just Peachy

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By: Amanda Bauman, Manager – Community Affairs, Campbell Soup Company

Each year during peach season, Glassboro, NJ, farmer Anthony Yula’s 90 year-old grandfather stares into a dumpster full of peaches, grumbles and says, “These peaches are perfectly fine – so why aren’t they going anywhere?”

Building a Stronger Community through Local Newspapers

De Courant Helps the Dutch Community by Supporting Go Green Go Dutch Go Bike
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Local ethnocentric newspapers are one of the major players in developing Canadian culture as being one of the most multicultural countries in the world. They educate Canadians on the events taking place, in a language and style that specific ethnic groups can understand. These newspapers unite the people of a specific culture in Canada and allow them to read about the news in their community.

Ford Partners with Feeding America to Make Experiencing the All-New Escape a Charitable Endeavor

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  • Ford and Feeding America®, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization, will kick off the 2013 Ford Escape Hunger Drive in various cities around the United States
  • Guests at each Hunger Drive event will have the opportunity to experience smart features on the all-new Ford Escape, including its hands-free liftgate, EcoBoost® engine, active park assist and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) technologies
  • For each guest attending, Ford will provide 40 meals to Feeding America. In total, Feeding America expects to help provide more than 1.2 million meals through the campaign
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  • Ford and Feeding America®, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization, will kick off the 2013 Ford Escape Hunger Drive in various cities around the United States
  • Guests at each Hunger Drive event will have the opportunity to experience smart features on the all-new Ford Escape, including its hands-free liftgate, EcoBoost® engine, active park assist and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) technologies
  • For each guest attending, Ford will provide 40 meals to Feeding America. In total, Feeding America expects to help provide more than 1.2 million meals through the campaign

ARAMARK Creates Hub of Health and Nutrition Education to Help Denver Residents Live Healthier Lives

New ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone includes community health garden and outdoor classroom for health and nutrition education at Southwest Improvement Council
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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - July 25, 2012 - In the neighborhoods of west Denver, many residents, particularly the elderly, suffer from nutrition-related illnesses, like high rates of diabetes and heart disease. The problem is compounded by lack of access to adequate nutrition education and grocery stores that offer good selections of fresh, healthy food.

Ninth Annual Fundraiser "Carries the Torch" for Collaborative Generosity

Four local non-profits receive donations totaling more than $185,000
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(3BL Media) Skytop, PA – July 26, 2012 - At tonight’s completely sold-out Ninth Annual Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser entitled, “Carrying the Torch for Our Community and Beyond,” four local human services organizations will receive donations totaling more than $185,000. This will bring the event’s nine-year sum to more than $1,250,000, reinforcing its standing as the largest single fundraiser event in Monroe County.

Fighting HIV/AIDS, Part of Our Commitment to Caring

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From Paul Stoffels, Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals Group, Johnson & Johnson

The fight against HIV has been part of my life’s work and one of my greatest passions. I first met this enemy as a young physician in training in Africa in the early 1980s. Today, as Worldwide Chairman of the Pharmaceuticals Group of Johnson & Johnson, I am privileged to be part of a company whose purpose is caring for people.

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