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Millennials hands-on when giving to charity

One week ago, on the national day of philanthropy known as Giving Tuesday, about 100 employees of Findlay-based Dick’s Sporting Goods showed up at the Sarah Heinz House on the North Side to clean, paint and decorate for the holidays. While millions of people worldwide marked Giving Tuesday by making online donations to charities, the group from Dick’s — many ...

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Oil and gas companies collect more than 2,000 winter clothing items for charity

Bismarck, N.D. – Oil and gas companies stepped up to spread the warmth this fall by collecting more than 2,000 winter clothing items, including more than 400 coats and 400 pairs of mittens and gloves among other items to deliver to charities in communities throughout western North Dakota. “The 1st Annual Spread the Warmth Winter Clothing Drive was a great success, ...

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Purity Oilfield Services hosts Truck Rodeo

Purity Oilfield Services will sponsor the first annual Truck Rodeo tomorrow at the Purity Yard grounds in Williston, North Dakota. Gates open at 9 AM, and the action starts at 11 AM. The competition itself consists of three events, and the winner will be awarded $1000 cash and a champion belt buckle. Second and third place prizes will also be awarded, ...

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Company raises $1,500 for local charity’s students

Chelsea Katz | Kilgore News Herald Oil Exchange owner Brian Feiden looked down, his arm covered in goose bumps, as he explained to members of Hearts Anonymous how he decided to choose them as the local organization to help during the month of June. “That’s the chill factor,” he said. During June, Oil Exchange set aside portions of their proceeds ...

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Four oil giants giving back in big ways

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Zachary Toliver | Shale Plays Media Recently, our own John Bestoloffe covered a story of a Midland Texas school district receiving money partially from big oil companies such as Chevron and Concho resources. And while sifting through the daily news, I came across an article detailing the ExxonMobil Foundation donating nearly $1.5 million in new gifts to The University of ...

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In North Dakota, donations slip as oil slides

BISMARCK, N.D. December 21, 2015 — Thousands of layoffs from the oil industry’s slide have taken a toll on donations in western North Dakota’s oil patch, just as charities say their need is increasing. Donations to the Salvation Army were down by more than 60 percent in Williston, in the heart of oil country, as of mid-December. And energy companies ...

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Street ministry helps newcomers to ND oil patch

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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The Rev. Larry Duffy is bringing his ministry to the streets of Williston. Duffy, an ordained minister who is originally from Ontario, Canada, relocated to Williston and uses his van to bring free sandwiches, coffee and spiritual guidance to people in need.”I drive around town and when I see people who aren’t established yet, I stop ...

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