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Louisville 8-year-old battling brain cancer becomes honorary Taco Bell employee

KENTUCKY – From the outside, it looked like a normal day at the St. Matthews Taco Bell, on Shelbyville Road. But inside, 8-year-old David Turner Jr. eagerly took orders from customers. Set up with his cousins behind the counter to help, this is the very Taco Bell his mom worked at when she was in high school.

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$3.4 Million Awarded as Part of New York’s Historic Workforce Development Initiative

61 New York State businesses (including George Industries), community colleges and community-based organizations will receive funding for workforce development totaling $3.4 million as part of the state’s historic $175 million Workforce Development Initiative. Professional training is expected to provide 2,464 New Yorkers with in-demand skills.

Neighborhood Heroes— Dr. Cory Spurlock, Exer Urgent Care

CALIFORNIA – To overcome the catastrophic coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic at hand, it’s important to recognize the positives. One beacon is selfless service. Countless acts by organizations and individuals alike are minimizing the lasting damage. This hard work isn’t only done by the ER doctors, nurses, and first responders constituting our last line of defense. It’s also the good Samaritans doing thankless work next door.


For high schools that are registered in this year’s program, on a set day we call a “Sports Physical Day,” we’re happy to lend our medical expertise to cover the cost of each athlete’s sports physical.


Cub Scouts & Scouts BSA Troops registered in our 2020 program will have the cost of each scout’s physical covered by us once they schedule a “Troop Physical Day” for their troop. In addition, we invite the respective troop to use their “Troop Physical Day” as a fundraising opportunity.

Love Your Melon

$1.4M+ Given to Masonic Children’s Hospital

On October 19th, the Love Your Melon team arrived at Masonic Children’s Hospital, as we have done so many times before. Masonic was the site of Love Your Melon’s very first beanie donation event, and in the ten years since, a deeply impactful partnership has blossomed. This visit was even more special. This visit was to commemorate reaching a donation milestone of $1.475 million to M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital with the unveiling of Love Your Melon’s new plaque on Masonic’s Million Dollar Wall, as well as Love Your Melon’s designs for the updated Family Resource Center.

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