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26 february 2021

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Project Alpha, one of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.'s national programs for its chapters focusing on mentoring and sexual health education for young boys and girls, is strengthening its sexual health curriculum and efforts to combat rising STIs...

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will open Orlando's first Out of the Closet Thrift Store on Saturday, February 27th, with a grand opening celebration starting at 10:00 a.m. rain or shine. Located at 1349 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando, the facility will...

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Horace Mann Educators Corporation today announced it has formed a 501(c)(3) organization, the Horace Mann Educators Foundation (Foundation), and funded it with an initial contribution of $1 million. The Foundation will honor the dedication of...


25 february 2021

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According to the National Cancer Institute,? 600,000 Americans die from cancer each year. But did you know that about 40% of all cancer cases are preventable? Practicing healthy lifestyle habits plays a significant role in reducing cancer risk and...

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Joseph Lee, MD, has been promoted to become the eighth president and CEO of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, effective June 28. An experienced addiction medicine doctor and child and adolescent psychiatrist whose parents immigrated to the U.S....

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In a new study released today by the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases, the estimated economic cost of 379 rare diseases in the United States totaled $966 billion in 2019, a figure that surpasses the economic burden estimated for many of the...

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One in six people could face hunger due to the ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19, including one in four children. As more neighbors in need turn to charitable food assistance for help, food banks across the nation are meeting the increased need....

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The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Lyding to its Board of Directors. Sarah Lyding is the Executive Director of The Music Man Foundation, also known as The Meredith and Rosemary Willson...

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With global challenges such as COVID-19, poverty and inequality, race relations, international security, and global economic downturn, what can we do to facilitate meaningful change in our lives, families, communities and the world? When: Sunday,...

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As we near the end of Black History Month, the impact of African Americans on our society continues to spread far and wide - in this case, through generations. On a mission to close the African American financial literacy gap, Sootchy announced today...


24 february 2021

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Bank of America today announced a $1.1 million commitment to address local needs across Texas as communities continue to recover from a devastating winter storm that left dozens dead and millions without power or safe drinking water. This includes...

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Hess Corporation today announced that it is donating $1 million to the Houston Harris County 2021 Winter Storm Relief Fund and $1 million to the Houston Food Bank following the severe winter storm that has significantly impacted communities already...

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DKT International, one of the largest providers of family planning products and services in the developing world, is proud to announce its record-breaking growth in 2020, having served 48.6 million Couple Years Protection (CYPs), which is the...

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Susan G. Komen®, the world's leading breast cancer organization, urged women to not unduly delay their regularly scheduled breast cancer screening and to speak with a doctor immediately if she, or he, is displaying any signs of breast cancer. The...

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LENDonate, an Oakland-based fintech company, announced another customer success, this one amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. LENDonate's nonprofit lending platform helped secure a $29 million loan through a public bond issuance for California Crosspoint...

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The National Father's Day Committee announced today that Dr. Albert Bourla, CVM, Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer, will accept the 2021 Father of the Year Award on behalf of all Pfizer employees. The company's groundbreaking...

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Corvias Foundation, a private foundation founded by Corvias CEO John Picerne to support education opportunities for military families, in cooperation with the National Military Family Association (NMFA), a nonprofit that serves military families,...

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At a time when families are stuck at home because of a pandemic that has hit underserved communities particularly hard, Musco Lighting announced today that it is investing $5 million over the next five years in soccer programs and facilities to get...

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UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation (UHCCF) awarded its 25,000th grant, continuing its mission of helping families gain greater access to medical care that improves the quality of life of children across the United States. Since 2007, UHCCF has...

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Amazon today announced a $15 million donation from Amazon Future Engineer to nonprofit Code.org to support the development and launch of a new equity-minded Advanced Placement computer science programming curriculum. The new curriculum will teach...

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Manifest MedEx (MX), California's nonprofit health data network, announced today it has successfully completed NCQA's Data Aggregator Validation (DAV) program and earned the NCQA status of Validated with Exception, joining only three other data...

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LIBERTY Dental Plan of California announced today that they have partnered with local nonprofit Improve Your Tomorrow and Sacramento City College to create the LIBERTY Dental Health Champions of Tomorrow Scholarship Program. The scholarships will...

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Illustrative Mathematics (IM) and Family Engagement Lab have partnered to bridge classroom curriculum and at-home learning in elementary school mathematics. Through this partnership, Family Engagement Lab will align its FASTalk (Families and Schools...


23 february 2021

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California's current strategy of recovering a myriad of fixed costs in electricity usage rates must change as the state uses more renewable electricity to power buildings and vehicles on the path to carbon neutrality. That's the finding of a report,...

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Artificial intelligence to assist Alzheimer's disease caregivers, rapid virus screeners, a headband to monitor for concussions, and new technologies for surgeries and drug discovery are some of the innovations of the participants in the 2021 Flinn...

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UHSM (Unite Health Share Ministries), a faith-based health care nonprofit founded on Christian beliefs and values, today announced a partnership with Abide, the world's most popular Christian meditation app. Providing its members with access to...

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With more than 100,000 patients losing sight to Bietti's Crystalline Dystrophy (BCD) worldwide, Invincible Vision and ReflectionBio® have joined forces to preserve vision of those impacted. Today, ahead of World Rare Disease Day on February 28, the...

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La Fondation Dassault Systèmes, a foundation dedicated to transforming the future of education and research with the learning and discovery capabilities of 3D technology and virtual universes, today announced it supported the nonprofit Digital...


22 february 2021

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Today BAI announced the winners of the 2020 BAI Global Innovation Awards, the industry's prestigious awards program that celebrates new and innovative solutions in the financial services industry worldwide. Celebrating its tenth year, the BAI Global...

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Non-profit research organization Hope Biosciences Stem Cell Research Foundation (HBSCRF) gained Federal Drug Administration (FDA) authorization Friday for the nation's first stem cell study designed specifically for COVID-19 "Long Haulers." This...

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Activists from immigrant rights, community, peace and social justice movements are increasingly critical of the giant corporate pharmaceutical companies in Western countries for launching vaccine imperialism and racism against communities of color...

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Cell therapy company ONK Therapeutics and blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan have entered into a collaboration to facilitate the development of the next-generation natural killer (NK) cell therapies to improve the lives of patients with hematological...


19 february 2021

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Beacon (the "Company") announced today that it has established the Robert R. Buck Scholarship Program in honor of former President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Robert "Bob" Buck, whose final Board term ended with today's 2021 Annual Meeting of...

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CBSET Inc., a not-for-profit translational research institute, announced today that, in collaboration with its partner, CILcare, a leading CRO specializing in hearing disorders, they will present new data at the Association for Research in...

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CURO Group Holdings Corp. ("CURO" or the "Company"), a market leader in providing credit to non-prime consumers, today announced that it has made two $10,000 donations to Black mental health organizations in the U.S. and Canada in recognition of...


18 february 2021

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Today, Compass Health announced a new scholarship opportunity in partnership with the Rotary Club of Everett. The Compass Health Bright Futures Scholarship is designed for Everett-area high school students who plan to pursue studies in behavioral...

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MusiCares® announced today it will host Music on a Mission, a virtual fundraiser to honor the resilience of the music community, which has been deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will take place on Friday, March 12, 2021, two nights...

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TEDxAtlanta 2021 will be streamed live to living rooms everywhere on April 16, 2021. With 2020 in the rear-view mirror, the TEDxAtlanta Mainstage event themed, "Begin at the Beginning," will spotlight ideas epitomizing the power of the human spirit...

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Today, Dr. Dave Mayer, CEO of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation and executive director of the MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety, has reached Jacksonville Beach, Fla. concluding a 2,452-mile virtual walk from San Diego. As a lifelong...

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The Ad Council, Business Roundtable, the CDC Foundation, the de Beaumont Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation today announced the launch of the Health Action Alliance (HAA), a new partnership between leading business, communications and...

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Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. , the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank ("Pacific Premier"), announced today that Pacific Premier has contributed a grant of $200,000 to Templo Calvario Community Development Corporation ("Templo Calvario") to...


17 february 2021

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California Manufacturing Technology Consulting® (CMTC) announced today the launch of their new podcast, Shifting Gears. In the world of manufacturing, where change is a constant, it can be difficult for small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) to...

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State Compensation Insurance Fund (State Fund) has been ranked as one of the top-ten organizations in the world for employee training and development by Training Magazine's Top 100 Awards. The Top 100 is a global ranking of organizations that excel...

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In an effort to help close the wealth gap for communities of color, UBS announced today that it is supporting Drafted, Goalsetter Foundation's movement to put every child in America on the path to financial freedom. The movement commenced at the...

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Officials of Castell Project, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the careers of women professionals in the hospitality industry, today released the "Diversity of Hospitality Industry Public Company Boards 2021" report....

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As part of our commitment to unlocking the potential of those who live in the communities we serve, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is celebrating Black History Month 2021 by donating $100,000 in technology to dozens of local...

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iCapital Network1, the global financial technology platform driving access and efficiency in alternative investing for the asset and wealth management industries, and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association, the professional body...

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Provo-Orem, Utah has demonstrated the best economic performance among large cities according to the 2021 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index. Idaho Falls, Idaho moves up six spots to top the list among small cities. The Index, published...


16 february 2021

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With Chicago news outlets now quoting Mayor Lori Lightfoot and others who suggest that groundbreaking in Jackson Park for the Obama Presidential Center will commence this spring, Protect Our Parks (POP) president Herb Caplan called Mayor Lightfoot's...

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Premier global nutrition company, Herbalife Nutrition, is celebrating the success of its Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative. This ongoing initiative is aimed at eradicating hunger and to date the company and the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation have...

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