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The Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group LLC's Northeast Business Center and its Local Dealers Team Up With United Way of Ocean County New Jersey

-- Each Ram Test Drive Generates Donation for Ocean County New Jersey Recovery
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 5, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- The Ram Truck brand, Chrysler Group LLC's Northeast Business Center and its local dealers are joining forces with the United Way of Ocean County, New Jersey to give back to a community that has endured many hardships over the last year.   

New Jersey Micro-Lender Commemorates Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy with New Funding for Disaster Relief

The Intersect Fund Receives New Support From Capital One Bank
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October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/  - On the eve of the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, staff of The Intersect Fund were joined by Plainfield Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs and representatives of Capital One Bank to announce a grant of $50,000 for The Fund’s Disaster Relief Loan Program and an additional $400,000 in low-interest loans for Sandy relief and other lending.

Travel Channel & the Not-So-Impossible Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy

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When Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible team decided to take on an east coast hotel impacted by Hurricane Sandy a year ago, it was very personal. Hotel Impossible host Anthony Melchiorri’s Belle Harbor, Queens, neighborhood was one of the areas hardest hit. The neighborhood was home to many first responders who were out heroically helping others, while raging waters and fires were destroying their own homes. 

Local CITGO Marketers Launch "Make A Muscle, Make A Difference" Campaign For Muscular Dystrophy Association

More Than 50 CITGO Locations To Raise Money for New Jersey and Pennsylvania Families Living with Neuromuscular Disease
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PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketers Sat Raj, Inc., MSS Enterprises, LLC., Multani Enterprises, Inc., ARFA Enterprises, Inc., PennJ Petroleum, and Margas, Inc. are raising money for the Greater Philadelphia Muscular Dystrophy Association's (MDA's) "Make a Muscle, Make a Difference" campaign. More than 50 participating CITGO locations across Pennsylvania and New Jersey are selling $1 and $5 football-shaped paper mobiles through Oct. 31.

FedEx Heroes Help Rebuild New Jersey

Jerry Alvare, FedEx Ground
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Note: In 2013, FedEx is launching its ninth annual FedEx Cares Week – a focused celebration of team members’ culture of service, collaboration, and community. Around the world, FedEx team members are giving back through volunteerism, charitable support and collaboration with local organizations and causes.

From building transitional homes with TECHO in Latin America and planting trees in Thailand to rebuilding homes lost from Superstorm Sandy and supporting local food banks, FedEx team members care deeply about the communities where they live and work. With a global theme of “Uncommon Heroes, Common Good.”, FedEx volunteers are generating goodwill in their local communities by making a difference in people’s lives. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, FedEx Cares Week is one of the many ways FedEx is giving back to the community. Since FedEx Cares Week first launched in the U.S. in 2005, it has expanded to more than 60 countries and territories around the globe.

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Note: In 2013, FedEx is launching its ninth annual FedEx Cares Week – a focused celebration of team members’ culture of service, collaboration, and community. Around the world, FedEx team members are giving back through volunteerism, charitable support and collaboration with local organizations and causes.

From building transitional homes with TECHO in Latin America and planting trees in Thailand to rebuilding homes lost from Superstorm Sandy and supporting local food banks, FedEx team members care deeply about the communities where they live and work. With a global theme of “Uncommon Heroes, Common Good.”, FedEx volunteers are generating goodwill in their local communities by making a difference in people’s lives. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, FedEx Cares Week is one of the many ways FedEx is giving back to the community. Since FedEx Cares Week first launched in the U.S. in 2005, it has expanded to more than 60 countries and territories around the globe.

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How Collaboration Helps AT&T Reduce Energy and Water Use

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There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce energy and water use, and the company collaborates with various groups, including nonprofits, to meet those goals. The collaborations are paying off as AT&T is close to meeting its 2014 goal to reduce energy intensity 60 percent from a 2008 baseline. Last year, the company achieved a 57 percent reduction.

Associates Build Bridges Among Themselves By Serving Others

On a brisk day in March, seven Associates took the time to give something back to their community. Yet what they received in return was valuable beyond their expectations.
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Partnering with Bridges, a highly regarded, non-profit organization serving New York City’s and New Jersey’s less fortunate for 25 years, Associates from Mars Chocolate North America Supply Planning traveled to Newark, NJ, located about 40 miles from their Hackettstown office. “We distributed 300 bagged lunches, fruit, candy, clothing, toiletries, soup, and hot chocolate to 129 less fortunate people that day,” said Corinne Finnerty, M&M’S® Activity Manager.

Discovery Communications and Habitat for Humanity Rebuild Superstorm Sandy Ravaged Areas of Atlantic City

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-- TLC’s CAKE BOSS Buddy Valastro, stars of TLC’s HONEY DO and Animal Planet’s Dave Salmoni to work alongside Discovery employees --

-- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to visit work site --

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-- TLC’s CAKE BOSS Buddy Valastro, stars of TLC’s HONEY DO and Animal Planet’s Dave Salmoni to work alongside Discovery employees --

-- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to visit work site --

JetBlue Builds Playgrounds in Areas Impacted By Hurricane Sandy

-- New York's Hometown Airline ™ continues its longstanding partnership with KaBOOM! to create new playgrounds and safe play spaces for children --
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NEW YORK, May 14, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's Hometown Airline™, today announced a commitment to build three playgrounds in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.  Dozens of cities in New York and New Jersey are still struggling to rebuild. With essential infrastructure such as hospitals, schools and roads being the primary focus, playgrounds and play spaces take a lower priority. Following natural disasters, play becomes even more critical as it creates a sense of normalcy and provides an emotional outlet for kids.

Helping to Restore the Shore…One T-Shirt at a Time

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Drew Chabot, a department supervisor at the Toms River store, was recognized by the White House last week for spearheading a funding campaign for those affected by Superstorm Sandy. Drew himself was displaced from his home due to flooding from the storm, but that didn’t slow him down. Drew worked with Blue Wave Printing owners to help print and sell “Restore the Shore” t-shirts and sweatshirts, raising more than $500,000 for nonprofit organizations helping with disaster relief.

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