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Bob Thompson and wife Ellen

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Belleville, Michigan- Bob Thompson sold his asphalt and paving business for $422 million. He then took $128 million of it, after taxes, and distributed...
Feeding in soup kitchen-Terry Brown UPS employee award winner

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Call it a crash course in “The Shocking Facts of Life 101”, when United Parcel Service executives from around the country are air-dropped into...
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A new bank in a seacoast town on the mouth of the Columbia River in Washington State is taking a cue from urban experiments...
Poat cereal

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In celebration of their 100th anniversery, Post Cereal Company (of Battle Creek, Michigan), in collaboration with Second Harvest, is feeding America's hungry. "We're not...
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Ralston Purina created a program of funding in 1989 called Purina C.A.R.E.S. In eight years it donated more than $3.9 million to local zoos...
Photo of mom and infant by Virginiamol, via Morguefile.com

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AT&T, IBM, Texaco, Aetna, Xerox, Citibank and other leaders of business are finally recognizing the problems families face while trying to juggle child care,...
Maxwell House

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In a partnership with Habitat For Humanity, Maxwell House has built 100 homes for 100 "hard-working Americans" in 100 weeks. The program, called "Build...
PepsiCo and Dreamworks CEO Roger Enrico

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PepsiCo Inc. Chairman and CEO, Roger Enrico, has given up his $900,000 salary and donated it to his company’s college scholarship fund for children...
Office products company gives most money to charity

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An American Success: The Man Who Did NOT Move the Factories Overseas Harman International’s founder, and CEO Sidney Harman has proven that you CAN...
From Worst to First-cover

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Continental Airlines is a company that discovered it could not get out of bankruptcy until it had happy employees who enjoyed coming to work-...