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Skills-based sponsorship: Air Liquide supports the Musée du quai Branly in Paris for the conservation of its art collections
Skills-based sponsorship: Air Liquide supports the Musée du quai Branly in Paris for the conservation of its art collections
11/28/2014 4:19:11 PM
Under a sponsorship agreement in kind and in skills , Air Liquide has made available to the Musée du quai Branly the expertise of its staff as well as equipment to help modernize its dynamic anoxia system. Dynamic anoxia is a disinsectisation treatment for works of art through a combination of oxygen deprivation and the injection of nitrogen. This process protects these …
New UN-backed open-source tool will support community resilience-building
New UN-backed open-source tool will support community resilience-building
11/27/2014 11:10:27 AM
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Programme ( FAO ) is teaming up with a coalition of partner agencies to develop a new data crunching tool to help national governments, development and relief organizations in their efforts to prevent and respond to crises such as animal diseases, plant pests and even conflict. In a news release out today, FAO announced that the …
Delta Supports Educational Program in the Caribbean
11/26/2014 11:28:48 AM
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is supporting the development of Caribbean students by providing opportunities to participate in an upcoming Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarship program through a partnership with the Barbados Association of Atlanta Scholarship Committee, the Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology and Innovation (CADSTI-SE) and …
BASF contributes $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama
11/25/2014 6:34:34 PM
The BASF site in McIntosh contributed $22,000 to United Way of Southwest Alabama. The funds will assist more than 50 United Way partner agencies in Clarke, Washington, and Mobile counties. “BASF is pleased to support United Way of Southwest Alabama,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh. “In addition to the company’s contribution our employees …
Nissan to Co-Host the 15th National Wheelchair Marathon ‘NISSAN Cup Oppama Championship 2014’ in Yokosuka
11/25/2014 6:18:44 PM
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. will sponsor the 15th National Wheelchair Marathon, the "NISSAN Cup Oppama Championship 2014," acting as the co-host with several other local organizations. The special marathon will take place in the area surrounding Nissan’s Oppama Plant in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, on December 5. Marking its 15th year, the three-day event has contributed to …
United Colors Of Benetton And UN Women: End Violence Against Women Now!
11/24/2014 11:31:51 AM
A group of men "stoning" a woman with flower petals: this is the powerful and surprising symbol-image of the new campaign by United Colors of Benetton in support of UN Women, the United Nations agency that promotes gender equality and empowerment of women, on occasion of the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, on 25 November.  By choosing to …
Ben Affleck, Tony Blair, Austin Hearst, TJ Maxx And More Honored At The 2nd Annual Save The Children Illumination Gala – Presented By JOHNSON & JOHNSON; Event Was Hosted By Jennifer Garner And Featured A Performance By Trisha Yearwood
Ben Affleck, Tony Blair, Austin Hearst, TJ Maxx And More Honored At The 2nd Annual Save The Children Illumination Gala – Presented By JOHNSON & JOHNSON; Event Was Hosted By Jennifer Garner And Featured A Performance By Trisha Yearwood
11/21/2014 2:30:55 PM
Save the Children, the leading, independent organization for children in need in the United States and around the world, held its 2nd Annual Save the Children Illumination Gala which honored Ben Affleck , The Right Honorable Tony Blair , Austin Hearst , T.J. Maxx , and more. The event was hosted by Save the Children artist ambassador and trustee Jennifer Garner , and …
Georgia Insurance Advisors Inaugurates Charity Program In The Bogart, GA Area, And Debuts With Campaign Providing Guidance To Children With Developmental Disabilities
11/21/2014 10:04:31 AM
Bogart, GA – Located in Bogart, GA, Georgia Insurance Advisors announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
Worldwide action needed to address hidden crisis of violence against women and girls
11/21/2014 9:38:06 AM
Current efforts to prevent violence against women and girls are inadequate, according to a new Series published in The Lancet . Estimates suggest that globally, 1 in 3 women has experienced either physical or sexual violence from their partner, and that 7% of women will experience sexual assault by a non-partner at some point in their lives. Yet, despite increased global …
Duterte Insurance Group Initiates New Charity Campaign in Laredo, TX to Collaborate with Project GRAD Houston and Contribute to Scholarship Fund in Memory of Terri Duterte
11/20/2014 3:23:32 PM
Laredo, TX – With a new charity program in the Laredo, TX area, Duterte Insurance Group, in collaboration with Project GRAD Houston, announced a new campaign that will reward a local outstanding student currently in the Program, with a college scholarship honoring the memory of Terri Duterte.  Terri was a beloved middle-school teacher who, before losing her battle with …
The Holguin Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in Arlington, TX, and Debuts With Campaign to Raise Funds for Local Woman Diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia
11/20/2014 3:10:48 PM
Arlington, TX – The Holguin Agency in Arlington, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing …
Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need
Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need
11/20/2014 2:54:35 PM
Trusted Insurance Advisors Initiates New Charity Campaign in Raleigh, NC to Collaborate with Local Food Bank And Provide for Community Members In Need   A new charity campaign in Raleigh, NC is launched by Trusted Insurance Advisors to help fight hunger in the Research Triangle area.  The plan is to donate raised food items to Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry and Food Bank …
BASF contributes $34,000 to Washington County Alabama School System
11/19/2014 5:55:37 PM
BASF – McIntosh contributed $34,000 to the Washington County Alabama School System. The funds will assist seven schools and the career technical center with making science engaging for students and support workforce development initiatives. “BASF is pleased to support schools in Washington County,” said George Vann, Vice President of the BASF site in McIntosh, Alabama. “In …
Verizon’s ‘Give and Give Back’ Campaign Rewards Small-Business Customers, Nonprofits
Verizon’s ‘Give and Give Back’ Campaign Rewards Small-Business Customers, Nonprofits
11/19/2014 2:11:24 PM
Small businesses enrolled in Verizon’s Small Biz Rewards loyalty program have a chance to help themselves and their favorite charity in the company’s Give and Give Back Holiday Sweepstakes. From now until Dec. 31, Verizon’s small-business customers can visit the Small Biz Rewards website to join the program for free and enter the sweepstakes, which will award a grand-prize …
Nearly Half of Liberia’s Workforce No Longer Working since Start of Ebola Crisis
11/19/2014 1:59:02 PM
Ebola has substantially impacted all sectors of employment in the Liberian economy, in both affected and non-affected counties, according to the most recent round of mobile phone surveys conducted by the World Bank Group in partnership with the Liberian Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services and the Gallup Organization. In all, nearly half of those working in …
Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts
Navistar Introduces Multi-Purpose Vehicle Designed For Global Disaster Relief Efforts
11/19/2014 1:25:04 PM
At this week’s AIDF (Aid and International Development Forum) Disaster Relief Summit in Washington, D.C., Navistar, Inc. has partnered with Terranova GTS, LLC to showcase an International® DuraStar® Multi-Purpose Vehicle—a truck designed to aid in disaster relief efforts with a vehicle mounted water purification treatment system capable of purifying 5,000 gallons of drinking …
Mark Jameson Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Burleson, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign to Support Local Nonprofit Fighting Domestic Violence
11/18/2014 5:28:48 PM
Burleson, TX – Mark Jameson Insurance Agency in Burleson, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by …
YMCA of the USA Applauds Congress for Reauthorizing the Child Care and Development Block Grant
11/18/2014 4:14:06 PM
YMCA of the USA applauds Congress for passing final legislation to reauthorize the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), a program that provides federal funds to states to support child care subsidies for economically-disadvantaged families. This is an important day for families who struggle to find affordable, quality child care for their children. Reauthorization …
Meeting the G20’s growth target: Not at the expense of children
Meeting the G20’s growth target: Not at the expense of children
11/18/2014 4:12:38 PM
Achieving an extra 2 percentage points of global growth must not come at the expense of children and the poor, World Vision said today. As G20 leaders made a welcome commitment to "inclusive growth," as well as reducing poverty and inequality, the international aid and development agency urged policymakers to implement concrete measures to achieve this. Tim Costello , …
Save the Children Opens First Ebola Community Care Center in Liberia
Save the Children Opens First Ebola Community Care Center in Liberia
11/18/2014 3:43:01 PM
Save the Children opens its first Community Care Center (CCC) in Liberia, to provide rapid assessments of suspected Ebola patients close to their community. The CCC is a community-based approach that aims to provide a rapid way of isolating and treating patients suspected of having Ebola, while offering families and communities the opportunity to remain close to them, and …