Navigation Links
New York Schools and Nonprofits Received More Than 10,700 Books Through Verizon's Season's Readings Campaign
Date:2/1/2010

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Schools and nonprofit organizations throughout New York received more than 10,700 free children's books through the Verizon Foundation's recent Season's Readings campaign.

Each year, Verizon employees at hundreds of company locations, including 47 in New York, participate in the Season's Readings campaign by donating new or gently used children's books.

This past year, the public was invited to take part in the campaign by making an online donation to First Book, a nonprofit organization providing new books to children in need  through  schools, libraries and other community organizations across the country.  Random House Children's Books also participated by matching contributions made online, adding more than 15,000 books to the campaign total.

Among the organizations receiving books in New York are:

  • The New York-Presbyterian Hospital Pediatrics Outreach Program
  • The Police Athletic League, Albany
  • The Holy Angels Region School, Patchogue, L.I.
  • The Chestnut Hill Elementary and Middle Schools, Liverpool
  • Children of Promise, Brooklyn
  • The YWCA, North Tonawanda
  • The Glenn E. Hines Memorial Boys and Girls Club of Newburgh

"Studies have shown that one of the most successful methods to improve reading achievement is to ensure that children have easy access to age-appropriate reading material," said Andres Irlando, Verizon preside
'/>"/>

SOURCE Verizon
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. More Recruiting of Underrepresented Minorities Needed at U.S. Medical Schools, Study Says
2. Capital BlueCross Partners with Department of Health, Area Schools to Encourage Students to Lead Active, Healthy Lifestyles
3. New Online Program Gives Parents and Schools an Innovative Tool to Prevent Substance Use Among Youth
4. Ronald McDonald Care Mobile(R) Brings Dental Care to Area Schools
5. Breakfast BREAKS(R) Jump with Jill Rockin Nutrition Show Kicks off Tour in Florida Schools
6. Independence Blue Cross Supports Pennsylvania Fitness Program with Grants to 10 Area Schools
7. Pennsylvania Schools Report Decrease in Bullying Behaviors
8. Secretary Enhancing Partnerships with Medical Schools
9. Free H1N1 Preparedness Webinar for k12 Schools from One Call Now
10. Kimberly-Clark & TerraCycle, Inc. Partner to Reduce Waste and Help Fund Schools and Non-Profits
11. IDFA Supports Obama Administrations Commitment to Encourage Schools to Provide More Low Fat Milk and Dairy Products in Schools
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2015)... 25, 2015 For thirteen years, the Twin ... protection education event in the nation! This year, on May ... Group, US to take DI Day on the road by ... Davidson, CLU, ChFC, RHU, DIA, CLTC, Chief Executive Officer at ... reflects on the change by stating, "The first Twin Cities ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 ... upscale sober living residence in Westchester County. Just 35 ... to help transition individuals back into everyday life while ... for Thursday, May 7, 2015, will allow therapists, doctors ... living areas and learn more about the opportunities offered ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... As the nation recognizes the Month of the ... young men and women, the “Alaska – Forget Me ... presents a special training session on Adverse Childhood Experiences ... understanding of the effect of childhood trauma and, in ... and military – who provide services and support to ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015 Carvers' goal ... have a successful biking day in Breck. , ... five minutes walking distance from Breckenridge, this family-owned ... in both Breckenridge bike rentals ( http://www.breckenridgeskishop.com/en/rent-equipment ) ... offer extensive bike rentals in May 2015. With ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 Lipitor ... forward in the federal multidistrict litigation underway in ... to court documents, the parties involved in the ... 16th detailing, among other things, preparation for the ... counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants have conducted ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Secura Consultants Takes DI Day On The Road 2Health News:Constellations Recovery Opens The First Luxury Sober Living Residence in Westchester New York 2Health News:Constellations Recovery Opens The First Luxury Sober Living Residence in Westchester New York 3Health News:Coalition Presents Resiliency Training to Raise Awareness during Month of the Military Child (#MOTMC2015) 2Health News:Carvers Breckenridge Bike Rentals Offers Demo Mountain, Tandem, Bike Path Cruiser & JR. Bikes in May 2015 2Health News:Federal Lipitor Lawsuits Progress, as New Status Report Details Preparation for Upcoming Bellwether Trials 2Health News:Federal Lipitor Lawsuits Progress, as New Status Report Details Preparation for Upcoming Bellwether Trials 3
... Silicone breast implants went through a long period of relative dormancy ... Now, two years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved ... plastic surgeon Richard L. Zeff, MD comments on why he feels ... ...
... Corticon offers special pricing on patent-pending Dialogs, the premier platform ... ... Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) April 2, ... in model-driven Business Rules Management Systems (BRMS), today announced special ...
... Nurse Training, Inc., provider of nurse training seminars on DVD and online ... ... April 2, 2009 -- Medical Nurse Training, Inc., provider of nurse training ... its website., , ,Medical Nurse Training, Inc. provides DVD and online courses ...
... IT, a national provider of medical documentation services and software, announced ... innovative medical documentation company that serves more than 450 healthcare professionals ... ... (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- MD IT , a national ...
... pregnancy, such as morning sickness, fatigue and weight gain, but despite this, ... Gurgle, we offer a guide to women in their early stages of ... ... (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- Around half of all women will experience ...
... April 2 In the first,quarter of 2009 (December ... figure of EUR237.3m (Q1 2008: EUR239.1m) almost at the ... world economy. In,the core business, however, sales by the ... The operating result (adjusted EBITDA) ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Hampshire Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Discusses Silicone Breast Implants after Breast Augmentation becomes No. 1 Cosmetic Surgery Procedure 2Health News:New Hampshire Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Discusses Silicone Breast Implants after Breast Augmentation becomes No. 1 Cosmetic Surgery Procedure 3Health News:New Hampshire Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Discusses Silicone Breast Implants after Breast Augmentation becomes No. 1 Cosmetic Surgery Procedure 4Health News:Corticon Shows Business Transformation Potential of Dialogs, The First Intelligent Interactions Platform, at April 23 Webinar 2Health News:Corticon Shows Business Transformation Potential of Dialogs, The First Intelligent Interactions Platform, at April 23 Webinar 3Health News:Medical Nurse Training, Inc. Announces the Launch of Medicalnursetraining.com 2Health News:MD IT Expands in the Northwest with Acquisition of Seattle's Pro Scribe 2Health News:Gurgle's Guide on How to Beat Morning Sickness and Pregnancy Fatigue 2Health News:Gurgle's Guide on How to Beat Morning Sickness and Pregnancy Fatigue 3Health News:Gurgle's Guide on How to Beat Morning Sickness and Pregnancy Fatigue 4Health News:Gurgle's Guide on How to Beat Morning Sickness and Pregnancy Fatigue 5Health News:Gerresheimer Achieves Solid Growth in Core Markets - Outlook Confirmed 2Health News:Gerresheimer Achieves Solid Growth in Core Markets - Outlook Confirmed 3Health News:Gerresheimer Achieves Solid Growth in Core Markets - Outlook Confirmed 4
(Date:4/24/2015)... 24, 2015 Introduction ... indication-specific planning tools for radiosurgery/SBRT   ... aimed at enhancing the workflow for difficult to ... in 2013 - comes full circle with the ... These new Elements enable on-the-fly generation of consistent ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 2015 /CNW/ - T-Bird Pharma Inc. (TSXV:TPI) ("T-Bird" or ... quality medical marijuana products and a licensed producer ("LP") ... Regulations ( Canada ) ("MMPR"), is pleased ... shareholders, has closed the transaction announced on March 11, ... (the "Escrow Transfer") a total of 20,156,790 common shares ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... 2015  Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ), ... and hemodynamic monitoring, today reported net income for the ... per diluted share.  Net income for the same period ... diluted share, and non-GAAP net income was $82.1 million, ... for the quarter ended March 31, 2015 increased 13.0 percent ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Brainlab Introduces New Generation of VMAT* for Brain and Spine at 3rd ESTRO in Barcelona 2T-Bird Pharma Inc. Announces Closing of Transaction with Medna Biosciences 2T-Bird Pharma Inc. Announces Closing of Transaction with Medna Biosciences 3Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 2Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 3Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 4Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 5Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 6Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 7Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 8Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 9Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 10Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 11Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 12Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 13Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 14Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 15Edwards Lifesciences Reports First Quarter Results 16
... July 1, 2011 "Mammography saves lives – period."  That,s ... Radiologists and co-Medical Director of Breast Imaging at Edward Hospital, ... study. The study, which lasted 29 years, showed ... by at least 30%, an even greater extent than previously ...
... 1, 2011 NeuroTherm® announced today that they ... used in interventional spine procedures from ArthroCare (NASDAQ: ... for vertebroplasty and Contour has been developed for ... "ArthroCare,s Parallax portfolio is a natural fit ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Edward Breast Imaging Expert Lauds Swedish Mammography Study 2NeuroTherm Acquires ArthroCare's Parallax and Contour Product Lines 2
Adjustable speed vortex with inter-changeable heads , 110 V...
Adjustable speed vortex with inter-changeable heads, 110 V...
... the Mo Bio Vortex Adapter in conjunction with ... procedures. Using the Mo Bio Vortex Adapter ... and Fast Prep machines which offer the same ... ml) centrifuge tubes at one time and will ...
... Vacuum Controller V-800 and water-cooled secondary condenser ... Compact Housing Model V-500 is a ... most vacuum applications. Applications Ideally ... evaporators Laboratory vacuum source for instruments ...
Medicine Products: