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Aramark Building Community

Aramark  Building Community is the company's global philanthropic volunteer program focused on strengthening local community centers and helping struggling families. Aramark Building Community enriches the lives of families in need by supporting local community centers to help people of all generations learn, earn and thrive. Aramark recognizes the important role community centers play in addressing the comprehensive needs of individuals and families and is providing a range of resources including grants, volunteers and in-kind contributions. Since 2008, more than 15,000 Aramark  employees have participated in over 500 volunteer activities. Nearly 3 million individuals and families served by community centers in nearly 50 cities have been aided by the program through workforce training and job placement; nutrition education and awareness programs; access to food and clothing; and by having a safer place to learn and thrive.

FMRs from this campaign

ARAMARK and CitySquare Bring Health and Wellness Education Programs to Dallas-area Food Desert
Dallas, TX, November 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Residents of downtown Dallas are facing an uphill battle in the fight against obesity. More than 32 percent of the population is considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and the issue is compounded by the lack of access to fresh, healthy food for low-income residents stranded in so-called food deserts.
Nov 6, 2013 9:45 AM ET
ARAMARK Honors Marsha Edwards, President and CEO of Nashville’s Martha O’Bryan Center, for Outstanding Community Center Leadership and Advocacy
Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Global professional services company ARAMARK today announced that Marsha Edwards, President and CEO of Nashville’s Martha O’Bryan Center, is being honored with the 2013 Peter B.
Oct 17, 2013 3:00 PM ET
ARAMARK and MIFA Enhance Partnership to Support Healthy Habits for Elderly Residents, Families in Crisis in Memphis
Memphis, TN, October 15, 2013/ 3BL Media/ – Healthy meals are scarce for low-income residents of downtown Memphis.
Oct 15, 2013 9:00 AM ET
ARAMARK Launches Vital Community Nutrition Education Initiative in partnership with Neighborhood House Association
San Diego, CA, October 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ –   With minimal resources stretched to the limit, low-income families living in the heart of San Diego are challenged to provide adequate nutritious food, access to physical activity, and quality healthcare not only for themselves, but also for loved ones who suffer from disabling physical, mental or developmental impairments.  
Oct 2, 2013 9:00 AM ET
ARAMARK Enhances Partnership with WoodGreen Community Services to Provide Health and Wellness Opportunities for Toronto Residents
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA, September 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Once a week, a local food bank delivers groceries to WoodGreen Community Services’ housing on Toronto’s East End. But for families and individuals living there, other sources of healthy, inexpensive fresh food can be difficult to find.
Sep 18, 2013 9:00 AM ET