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UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria
4/16/2014 11:42:55 AM
DAKAR, Senegal/NEW YORK/GENEVA - UNICEF condemns in the strongest possible terms the reported abduction of some 100 school girls between 12 and 17 years old from their school hostel in Chibok Borno State on Monday night, and calls for their immediate and unconditional release. UNICEF is deeply concerned about the persistent trend of attacks on schools in Nigeria.  Most …
ProVest Insurance Group and Nonprofit Our Kids Initiate New Charity Campaign in South Florida to Provide for Baby and Her Abused Teenage Mother in Foster Care
ProVest Insurance Group and Nonprofit Our Kids Initiate New Charity Campaign in South Florida to Provide for Baby and Her Abused Teenage Mother in Foster Care
4/16/2014 10:32:17 AM
With a new community program in the South Florida area, ProVest Insurance Group has once again teamed up with Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe, Inc., and announced a new charity campaign to raise funds to support a local teenage mother who is in foster care and desperate need of parenting guidance, supplies, and hope. ‘Healthy Baby and Me’, a program carried out by Our Kids, was …
Devery Prince Insurance Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Passage House, a Transitional Living Program for Young Pregnant and Parenting Women in Anchorage, AK
Devery Prince Insurance Initiates Charity Campaign to Collaborate with Passage House, a Transitional Living Program for Young Pregnant and Parenting Women in Anchorage, AK
4/15/2014 8:59:32 AM
Anchorage, AK – With a new charity program in the Anchorage, AK area, Devery Prince Agency has teamed up with Covenant House to support its transitional living program, Passage House, and announced that they will be raising funds to help support local, young pregnant and parenting women.  The Passage House provides temporary housing for those women, and during that time also …
Dunagan Insurance Group and The Captain Bob Foundation Initiate Charity Campaign in Brunswick, GA to Help a Local Family Avoid Foreclosure
Dunagan Insurance Group and The Captain Bob Foundation Initiate Charity Campaign in Brunswick, GA to Help a Local Family Avoid Foreclosure
4/14/2014 2:22:14 PM
Brunswick, GA – Dunagan Insurance Group and The Captain Bob Foundation announced that their new charity campaign will raise funds to support a local, hardworking family of four who is in desperate need of financial assistance and at risk of foreclosure in the Brunswick, GA area. Father, Wayne, suffers from severe scoliosis and a deteriorating spine, which has made it …
Premier Insurance Agency and TOMAGWA Healthcare Ministries Initiate New Charity Campaign to Provide Food and Clothing to Family of Eleven in Tomball, TX
Premier Insurance Agency and TOMAGWA Healthcare Ministries Initiate New Charity Campaign to Provide Food and Clothing to Family of Eleven in Tomball, TX
4/14/2014 1:58:57 PM
Tomball, TX – Premier Insurance Advisors has teamed up with TOMAGWA Healthcare Ministries in the Tomball, TX area to launch a new charity campaign, which will help a local family of eleven in need of basic supplies, such as food, clothing, and reliable home appliances. Both parents work at a local Luby’s Restaurant, but their weekly wages are insufficient to provide for …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Share Thoughts on the Value of Certification
Certified Industrial Hygienists Share Thoughts on the Value of Certification
4/14/2014 12:02:21 PM
Recently, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene began sharing stories from Certified Industrial Hygienists about what being certified has meant to their careers and personal development.  CIHs from across the globe have submitted their experiences to ABIH and many of their stories can now be read online at the ABIH website.   Their accounts include the following …
Child malnutrition in South Sudan could double, warns UNICEF
4/12/2014 10:19:05 AM
JUBA, South Sudan -- The youngest citizens of the world’s newest nation are on the verge of a nutrition crisis and nearly a quarter of a million children will suffer severe acute malnutrition by the end of the year if more is not done now, says UNICEF.  Many children in South Sudan already faced emergency levels of under-nutrition in the two and a half years since …
Greg Biffle Welcomes Red Cross Blood Donor to No. 16 Pit Crew
4/11/2014 12:37:41 PM
The No. 16 American Red Cross Ford Fusion has swapped its typical Red Cross-branded hood for a larger-than-life signature and added one member to the No. 16 3M Pit Bulls for the April 12 race. While the newest crew member may not be able to change a tire or manage a jack, she may have helped save almost 100 lives with her 30 blood donations. A month-long Red Cross campaign …
Sparks Fly as a New Indiegogo Campaign to Publish Book Gets Underway
Sparks Fly as a New Indiegogo Campaign to Publish Book Gets Underway
4/11/2014 12:14:14 PM
*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** Sparks Fly as a New Indiegogo Campaign to Publish Book Gets UnderwayAuthor, Maria Blon launches a crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo as she aims to get her new book ‘Sparks of Passions’ published and distributed. Middletown, NY, USA  – Motivational speaker, life coach and author, Maria Blon , has today announced that she has launched an …
Oceana Honors Michael R. Bloomberg’s Support of Marine Conservation
4/9/2014 4:38:11 PM
New York, NY: Oceana, the largest international organization dedicated solely to protecting the world’s oceans, honored Michael R. Bloomberg at its annual New York City Gala last night. Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, and Susan and David Rockefeller hosted the festivities. Longtime Oceana supporter Adrian Grenier was also in attendance. The evening celebrated Oceana’s …
CarePoint Health Foundation Donates $15,000 to Local Organizations
4/9/2014 1:16:17 PM
The CarePoint Health Foundation has awarded three local organizations $5000 each to fund important projects to help young people and senior citizens in Hudson County. The three non-profit groups that received the donations were AngelaCARES, Concordia Learning Center and New City Kids. The donations represent a commitment on the part of CarePoint Health to reach out to the …
Batter Up Launches Cake! A Teacher Week
Batter Up Launches Cake! A Teacher Week
4/9/2014 9:25:27 AM
Richmond, Va. ­– Batter Up, a Richmond Va. food-based social experiment, announced its largest reward to date, encouraging fans nationwide to participate in: Cake! A Teacher Week April 21 – 27. Cake! A Teacher Week, inspired by hundreds of single nominations of teaching professionals to Batter Up, suggests people bake cakes to honor their favorite teachers during the …
Habitat for Humanity International leads global agenda discussion on urbanization at World Urban Forum
4/9/2014 9:20:33 AM
Habitat for Humanity International CEO Jonathan Reckford and civil society organization experts from around the world will gather today at the World Urban Forum for a roundtable discussion focused on global approaches to housing, infrastructure and services that truly respond to the needs of the world’s citizens, particularly the poor living in urban areas. Titled “A new Urban …
Indian Fishworkers’ Group Demand Accountability from World Bank For Coal-Burning Power Plant Disasters
4/8/2014 10:43:37 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) host their annual spring meetings this week, tens of thousands of Indian fishworkers affected by the Tata Mundra coal-burning power plant in Gujarat, India are calling on World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim for action. Dr. Bharat Patel, the General Secretary of Machimar Adhikar Sangharsh Sangathan …
First Hull Trains helping heart attack victim Lee Popplwell tackle the Virgin Money London Marathon
First Hull Trains helping heart attack victim Lee Popplwell tackle the Virgin Money London Marathon
4/8/2014 5:59:28 AM
First Hull Trains is giving heart attack victim Lee Popplewell a ride to the start lane of his first marathon. He will travel to London and back on-board First Hull Trains to run in the Virgin Money London Marathon on April 13. After hearing Lee’s story, Will Dunnett, managing director at First Hull Trains, offered him free travel to and from the capital. “Lee is running …
Combat Veterans to thru hike the Continental Divide Trail
Combat Veterans to thru hike the Continental Divide Trail
4/7/2014 5:49:21 PM
Combat Veterans Begin Six-Month WARRIOR HIKE to  “WALK OFF THE WAR” on the Continental Divide Trail Hachita, NM (April 7, 2014) – For the first time, the Warrior Hike Program will deploy 26 of America’s returning combat veterans in three teams to “Walk Off The War,” by thru-hiking the triple crown of America’s National Scenic Trails – the Appalachian, Continental Divide, …
Kum & Go partnership with Habitat for Humanity generates $450,000-plus donation, including a house sponsorship
4/7/2014 4:02:15 PM
Kum & Go and its customers will donate more than $450,000 to Habitat for Humanity International, thanks to the success of the convenience retailer’s “Let’s Build a Home Together” project. Kum & Go’s $100,000 corporate donation, an additional donation estimated at $100,000 to sponsor the home and $262,000 in customer donations will combine to reach the $450,000-plus …
Red Cross Celebrates Volunteers during National Volunteer Week
Red Cross Celebrates Volunteers during National Volunteer Week
4/7/2014 12:40:59 PM
During National Volunteer Week, April 6 - 12, the American Red Cross celebrates the extraordinary contributions of its hundreds of thousands of volunteers who deliver Red Cross services 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Nearly 400,000 volunteers serve the organization, accounting for 90 percent of the Red Cross workforce. “Our volunteers deliver every aspect of our mission, …
Asbestos Exposure Risks and National Asbestos Awareness Week
Asbestos Exposure Risks and National Asbestos Awareness Week
4/7/2014 10:53:03 AM
In early 2014, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to create the 10th Annual National Asbestos Awareness Week.  The first week of April has been established for this event in order to raise awareness of asbestos exposure risks and the diseases that it can cause.   Exposure to asbestos fibers is an international concern.  The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that, …
Envirotech Clean Air Continues Commitment to the IAQ Industry
Envirotech Clean Air Continues Commitment to the IAQ Industry
4/7/2014 10:28:33 AM
Last month, the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) concluded their 17th Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.  The meeting and exposition brings together professionals dedicated to preventing and solving indoor air quality (IAQ) issues around the globe.     During the event, IAQA held elections for a number of important leadership positions within the organization.  …