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09:49
WHAT:      Los Angeles' Largest Christmas Toy Party for Underprivileged Kids at Fred Jordan Missions. VISUALS:   Thousands of underprivileged girls and boys will receive brand new toys including skateboards, dolls, balls, stuffed animals and every...


13 december 2019

18:44
Fleet St Forged At Hampton Court, a Wire Fox Terrier known as "Pierce" triumphed over more than 1,300 dogs ages six months to 18 months to become the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Junior of the Year, held today in Orlando, Fla in conjunction...

18:30
The human rights group Attorneys for the Rights of the Child (ARC) (http://www.arclaw.org) has today criticized a proposal to continue the so-called voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) program in Africa, though only on boys mostly 15 years of...

17:45
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank raised $314,524 to help feed people in need at its 17th annual Season for Sharing Luncheon on December 4, 2019. Season for Sharing was again held at the beautiful Omni Los Angeles...

17:40
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® together with Univision radio stations across 15 media markets raised $4.7 million dollars during this year's Promesa y Esperanza® (Promise and Hope) radio event held on Dec. 5 and 6. Events as these help...

16:00
The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today celebrated the decision by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to grant accelerated marketing approval to golodirsen (Vyondys 53) for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in patients...

15:59
The Prime Minister of Canada released ministerial mandate letters to guide federal ministers during the 43rd Parliament.   Canada ranks 25 out of 41 wealthy countries in child and youth well-being, a middling position...

15:48
The electric grid resilience advocacy organization, Protect Our Power, today applauded the inclusion of S.174, The Securing Energy Infrastructure Act into the National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report (NDAA), which passed the House of...

14:54
The Consumers Energy Foundation announced a $150,000 grant to transform Owosso Middle School into a residential and professional community for up to 30 artists. The grant is part of $500,000 in new Prosperity Awards to strengthen communities across...

14:17
Join the American Ladder Institute (ALI) this March in raising awareness of ladder safety on the job and in the home. Ladder accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries and fatalities for homeowners and working professionals, with more 300...

13:42
"Regulatory authorization of the Tandem Control-IQ algorithm for use as part of a hybrid closed-loop system is a huge win for the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community and a critical step forward in making day-to-day life better for people living with the...

13:14
A question that has long puzzled scientists is how our Milky Way galaxy, which has an elegant spiral shape with long arms, took this form. Universities Space Research Association today announced that new observations of another galaxy are...

13:00
With just two weeks left until Christmas, The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania has only raised 36% of their Annual Red Kettle fundraising goal of $2.4M. Due to the late Thanksgiving holiday and increase in online shopping, fundraising is behind...

12:33
The California Speech Language Hearing Association (CSHA) is thrilled to announce its implementation of comprehensive brand and communications strategies designed to build on CSHA's 53-year record of serving its members and the people who need them,...

12:05
On December 17th 2019, Chez Doris will host its annual Christmas Party for vulnerable and homeless women. In order to effectively serve a holiday meal to 300 women, Chez Doris has joined forces with partners LaSalle College and Restaurant Le...

11:23
Bring on the Joy!  Bring on the Cheer! Bring on the...Stress! The holidays this year seem to be arriving quicker than ever...and the pressure is on. While it is no surprise that holiday cooking and entertaining can be challenging, there are some...

11:19
An ecological and social disaster is taking place on, under and around the Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia. Disappearing fisheries are leading to a dangerous departure from the traditional Cambodian diet of fish and rice. Upwards of 80%...

10:44
WHAT: Los Angeles' Largest Christmas Toy Party for Underprivileged Kids at Fred Jordan Missions. VISUALS: Thousands of underprivileged girls and boys will receive brand new toys including skateboards, dolls, balls, stuffed animals and every kind of...

10:30
"The low level reading skills is a national disgrace and particularly a real problem in low income communities and the disadvantaged," said the CEO of the World Literacy Foundation, Mr Andrew Kay. "Clearly, we are all failing our children.   "The...

10:00
Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) has partnered with Community Action Partnership of Riverside County (CAPRC) and Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC) to bring holiday cheer to families in the Inland Empire. Hosting its...

10:00
For the seventh year, Frito-Lay and Feed the Children will provide 800 families, pre-identified by Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, with enough food and daily essentials to supplement meals for a week. The event kicks off...

09:30
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. decreased 0.4 percent in October 2019 to 90.6 (2016=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for the U.K. increased 0.1 percent in October...

09:02
Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant, famous for its authentic, made-from-scratch Mexican cuisine, raised $10,000 during its "Queso for Heroes" promotion to celebrate Veterans Day. The funds were raised in partnership with Honor Flight Network, an...

09:00
The American Cancer Society (ACS) through its National Football League (NFL) Crucial Catch partnership and ACS Ambassador Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph announced today a fan experience of a lifetime at Super Bowl LIV in Miami in support of...

09:00
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the launch of DENT, a project to enable the creation of Network OS for Disaggregated Network Switches in campus and remote enterprise...

08:57
December is holiday giving season, when companies and Canadians join together with charities to help those in need. Kristine Remedios, KPMG's Chief Inclusion and Social Impact Officer, leads the firm's national inclusion and diversity strategy which...

08:36
More than half (56%) of Canadians still don't know they have new rights as air travellers, according to research released today by the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA). "It is clear that the government and the airlines need to do more to ensure...

08:31
A partnership between Delta Institute and the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) to create food access and economic equity through a closed loop food economy in Little Village was awarded $100,000 through the Chicago Prize, an...

08:30
Preparations are in the works and registrations are coming in strong for the FMCA RV Club's 101st International Convention and RV Expo ?"Sunsets + Saguaros" ? set to take place at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Arizona, March 26 through 29,...

08:00
This year, 26,000 participants from all 50 states and 17 foreign countries  gathered in the Bluff City alongside 40,000 spectators for the 18th annual St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend presented by Juice Plus+®. Among this year's participants were...

03:30
TABLE FOR TWO (TFT) USA, a non-profit organization that aims to tackle obesity and global hunger issues, organized its fifth annual social action campaign called ONIGIRI ACTION ? Change the World with Onigiri Rice Balls. The campaign, which...


12 december 2019

19:32
AARP Ohio Advocacy and Communications Manager Luke Russell released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Joyce Beatty, Marcia Fudge, Marcy Kaptur and Tim Ryan of the U.S. House of Representatives for voting to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E....

18:36
AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Cheri Bustos, Sean Casten, Danny K. Davis, Bill Foster, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Dan Lipinski, Jesus "Chuy" García, Robin Kelly, Mike Quigley, Bobby Rush, Jan...

18:04
AARP Pennsylvania State Director Bill Johnston-Walsh released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Boyle, Cartwright, Dean, Doyle, Evans, Fitzpatrick, Houlahan, Lamb, Scanlon, and Wild of the U.S. House of Representatives for voting to...

17:36
The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission has received a building permit from the National Park Service (NPS) for the first construction phase of the new National World War I Memorial on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC....

16:05
Hemp Voice Plant-Based Economy Day is promoting the use of Hemp to create a "Plant-Based Economy" to replace the current 'Carbon-Based Economy," that is destroying the World climate and environment. Using hemp will save the world climate, environment...

15:57
Morning radio host Rich Berra of the nationally syndicated Johnjay and Rich Show is on a mission to help thousands of children in need this holiday season. With the release of his second children's book, "Christmas Steve Meets Christmas Carol," Berra...

15:55
In addition to continuing their more-than-a-decade-long streak of surpassing national AP® average pass rates, students from The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.) have now significantly exceeded previous pass rates on many high-performing Advanced...

15:52
Consumer fraud schemes escalate each year during the holidays, and a new research report, "Seasons Cheatings," from the AARP Fraud Watch Network finds that a significant number of consumers are at risk of becoming victimized by common seasonal...

15:27
The House of Representatives today passed historic legislation championed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) that would allow government negotiation of prescription drugs that lack competition and account for the greatest total cost to Medicare and...

15:15
Getting Out and Staying Out, which has helped over 10,000 formerly incarcerated and justice-involved young men achieve education, employment and emotional well-being, has named Jocelynne Rainey, Chief Administrative Officer of the Brooklyn Navy Yard...

15:00
State Senators joined members of the 17-Forward-86 coalition and local elected officials here today to show support for the growing campaign to widen Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan counties. Sen. James Skoufis, D-Hudson Valley; Sen. Jen Metzger,...

14:49
John Hannigan is not only the co-founder and principal of Choyce Peterson, Inc. (www.choycepeterson.com), a full service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, he is also a committed volunteer with the Saint Joseph Parenting Center...

14:00
Wallis Bank and the Credit Coalition hosted two 6-week courses on the Fundamentals of Good Credit through the Credit Coalition in Houston. Designed to help consumers make informed, intelligent decisions about their financial and housing goals, the...

14:00
JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced that it has committed 23 training grants, totaling more than $8 million in new funds to accelerate T1D research and the next generation of T1D experts,...

13:27
The Paces Foundation hosted a grand re-opening at Panama Commons in honor of returning residents that were displaced by Hurricane Michael. On hand for the homecoming celebration were representatives from Senator Marco Rubio and Congressman Neal...

13:26
March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit fighting for the health of moms and babies, today announced the appointment of five new members to its National Board of Trustees. The trustees, who are leaders within the healthcare, finance, communications,...

13:21
With the rapid proliferation of the cryptoasset market, there is still significant ambiguity in professional financial communities regarding this new asset class. Today, Chartered Business Valuators Institute (CBV Institute), the business valuation...

13:18
Continuing its longstanding support of military women and men, Carnival Cruise Line debuted the "Heroes Tribute Bar," a first-of-its-kind venue on the new Carnival Panorama that salutes our military heroes. Christine...

13:15
ARA teamed up with Chicks in Crisis, an Elk Grove, CA based non-profit organization to help bring these necessities to families in our community. Chicks in Crisis directly reduces the number of infants facing abandonment, foster care, abuse and even...

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