Navigation Links
$1000 Scholarship/Award for Best Poster/Ribbon Design That Encourages Needy Pregnant Women to Ask Bearers for Help
Date:4/22/2009

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newly established CandleInTheWindow.org announces a $1,000 scholarship/award for the winning design of a poster or symbol that tells pregnant women in need that the bearer of the symbol will help them get the help they need.

"We want to get beyond the labels of Pro-life and Pro-choice and make it clear to millions of pregnant women that in Everyneighborhood, USA there are hundreds of people right around them willing to help them during and after their pregnancies," said Fernando Alessandri, President of CITW. "Whether they need a job, a place to live, medical help, diapers, blankets, food or any other kind of pregnancy- and motherhood-related services, our sign-bearers will help them find it."

Alessandri said they were encouraged to found the organization after their discovery of thousands of crisis pregnancy centers offering free services across the U.S. Organizations such as Birthright International and Optionline.org offer 24-hour phone support as well as searchable websites that pinpoint the closest support centers for any given zip code.

Rather than design a poster themselves, Alessandri said the group decided to open it up to the public as a contest to encourage students to think about how to draw attention to the plight of pregnant women looking for assistance at a crisis point in their lives.

The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2009. Winners will be announced on June 30.

CandleInTheWindow.org models its concept after the Underground Railroad of the 1840s, by which kind-hearted people willing to help men and women fleeing from slavery identified themselves as a safe haven by placing a light in the window of their homes each night.

www.CandleInTheWindow.org was founded as a private initiative in March 2009. Correspondence may be directed to info@candleinthewindow.org, PO Box 61, Davidsonville, MD 21035-0061, or by phone at 443-370-2606.


'/>"/>
SOURCE CandleInTheWindow.org
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. MSU engineering team designs innovative medical device
2. UCLA study identifies designer estrogen as potential MS drug
3. Implantable device designed to detect, stop seizures under study at MCG
4. Smith & Nephew Endoscopys KINSA(R) RC Suture Anchor Designed for Secure Repair of Rotator Cuff Injuries
5. Design Resource Extends Support for Orthopaedic and Cardiovascular Devices
6. Bullying Prevention Institute Designed to Empower Change in Schools
7. Smilebox and Lifetime Television Promote Breast Cancer Awareness With Multimedia Designs for Sending Mammogram Reminders and Celebrating Courage
8. Lafley Tells Shareholders That P&G is Designed to Grow
9. Independence Blue Cross Announces No Pay Getaway Promotion Designed to Encourage Healthy Behaviors
10. Fauquier Hospital - One of Only Five Nationwide to Receive Formal Designation as Patient-Centered Hospital
11. Regence Introduces Two New Plans Designed Especially for Small to Mid-Size Companies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/19/2017)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... January 19, 2017 , ... Students ... GenCure Tissue Donation Awareness Scholarship competition., The winner will earn a $1,000 scholarship and ... The competition begins Feb. 1, and the deadline is May 31, with the winner ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) , ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... the experience of patients who seek access to the Network’s programs and services in ... requesting primary or specialty care appointments will be offered one for that same afternoon. ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... For the third ... New Jersey and the surrounding area, is inaugurating a charity event to ... commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease or motor neurone disease, is a deadly ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... CT (PRWEB) , ... January 19, 2017 , ... ... certified Reproductive Endocrinologists at Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) have earned ... Dr. Cynthia Murdock and Dr. Shaun Williams have each been chosen by their ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... January 19, 2017 , ... The ... Thrive in 2017, **An FDAnews Webinar**, Jan. 26, 2016 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 ... about the 21st Century Cures Act in order to thrive this year? , The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... Jan. 19, 2017  Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc. ( Stealth ... mitochondrial dysfunction, today announced new additions to its senior ... Chief Medical Officer, and Daniel Geffken as ... Jim Carr , Pharm.D. has been promoted to ... pleased to welcome Doug and Daniel to our management ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Calif. , Jan. 19, 2017  Abaxis, Inc. ... manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis instruments and consumables for the ... call to discuss its financial results for the third ... call will be at 4:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, ... for the third quarter fiscal year 2017 after the ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... January 19, 2017 Shire plc ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged ... Drug Application (NDA) for SHP465, a long-acting, triple-bead, mixed ... potential once-daily treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The FDA ... June 20, 2017, the designated Prescription Drug User Fee ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: