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Donations to community initiatives with the intention of giving back for the greater common good.

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    12-26-02

    The Asia Foundation & APL Team Up to Deliver Books to Sri Lankan Students

    SRI LANKA, INDIA - Officials of The Asia Foundation, a U.S.-based non-profit organization, and of APL, the global container carrier, during a recent visit to the Reference Library at Eastern University in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, distributed a shipment of books to the s...

    Disney Awards Funds To Critical Conservation Projects Around The World Image

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    12-24-02

    Disney Awards Funds To Critical Conservation Projects Around The World

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL, - The Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund (DWCF) contributed more than $750,000 this year to help fund the global work of scientists whose work focuses on protecting wildlife and wild places. The nearly 50 projects funded involve protecting and s...

    UPS Elves Adopt 23 Families for Holiday Season Image

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    12-24-02

    UPS Elves Adopt 23 Families for Holiday Season

    PHILADELPHIA, - UPS employees have adopted 23 needy families in Southwest Philadelphia this holiday season. At 10 a.m. on Christmas Eve, employees at the UPS airport facility will be loading up the big brown trucks and heading to the homes of 23 families in need. E...

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    12-23-02

    Pathmark Lends A Helping Hand During Holiday Season

    CARTERET, N.J-Pathmark Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTMK) completed its annual holiday outreach program, including its Adopt-A-Family campaign, Toy Drive and Warm Coat Drive.

    Results for each program equaled or surpassed those achieve...

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    12-23-02

    American Transitech Impacts The Environment And Non-Profit Organizations While Saving Enterprises Money

    American Transitech Inc., a pioneer in remanufacturing toner cartridges, raised over $3,000 for Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties and Toys For Tots in partnership with Lockheed Martin Space & Strategic Missiles and Stanford Linear Acce...

    The House That Love Built, Really FAST -- And Just in Time for Christmas Kicker: Habitat For Humanity Breaks World Record Set By New Zealand Image

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    12-23-02

    The House That Love Built, Really FAST -- And Just in Time for Christmas Kicker: Habitat For Humanity Breaks World Record Set By New Zealand

    BIRMINGHAM, AL - In a time when most construction projects take months, cost big dollars and cause headaches, one little project in Alabama proves that mountains can be moved and miracles can still happen,especially during this miraculous season of the year. And the ...

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    12-23-02

    Public Steps Forward to Assist Families With Gas Bills in Response to Peoples Energy's 'Gift of Warmth' Program

    CHICAGO, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a show of community spirit and giving, people from around the country have stepped up to assist struggling Chicagoans restore heat to their homes for the winter, Peoples Energy announced today.

    NetAid and TetraPak Join Forces to Help Children Living in Rural Poverty Image

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    12-22-02

    NetAid and TetraPak Join Forces to Help Children Living in Rural Poverty

    NEW YORK – The NetAid Foundation and the international processing and packaging company Tetra Pak today announced the establishment of a partnership that will create opportunities for some of the world’s most disadvantaged children. Through the NetAid World Schoolhou...

    ‘Tis The Season To Volunteer, And VolunteerMatch Makes It Easy To Get Involved Image

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    12-20-02

    ‘Tis The Season To Volunteer, And VolunteerMatch Makes It Easy To Get Involved

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - For many, the holidays are an important time of year to gather with family and friends and to celebrate the season. Through volunteer service, it is also a time to remember those who are less fortunate.

    Every...

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    12-20-02

    New Partnership Makes Knight Ridder Newspapers Available to the Visually Impaired

    SAN JOSE, CA - Knight Ridder (NYSE: KRI) today announced a partnership between Knight Ridder Digital and the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to provide the content of the company's newspapers to visually impaired people.

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