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Procter & Gamble Products Help Raise Funds, Awareness in Fight Against Childhood Cancer
Date:10/18/2007

Consumer purchases of popular household products at Target stores to help

raise funds for childhood cancer

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- For nearly 50 years St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been dedicated to finding cures and saving children with pediatric cancer and other catastrophic childhood diseases. Throughout the week of October 28th, consumers can help contribute to this worthy cause by purchasing some of their favorite Procter and Gamble (P&G) (NYSE: PG) brands at all local Target stores. Target plans to donate $700,000 to St. Jude. Some of the participating brands include Tide, Pampers, and Pantene.

Target has been a partner of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the world's premier center for the research and treatment of childhood catastrophic illnesses, since 1999 when it opened Target House, an innovative approach to free, long-term housing for families whose children are receiving life-saving treatment at St. Jude.

"St. Jude is very grateful to Procter & Gamble, Target and their consumers for their continued support," said John P. Moses, chief executive officer, ALSAC, the fundraising organization of St. Jude. "Because of compassionate donors, St. Jude is able to provide unsurpassed patient care and unparalleled scientific research and to freely share our research and discoveries with hospitals and medical centers around the world. But most importantly, we can ensure that no child is ever turned away because of a family's inability to pay."

About Procter & Gamble

Three billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands. The P&G community consists of over 135,000 employees working in over 80 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

About St. Jude

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Founded by late entertainer Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tennessee, St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. St. Jude is financially supported by ALSAC, its fundraising organization. For more information, please visit http://www.stjude.org.

About Target

Minneapolis-based Target serves guests at 1,537 stores in 47 states nationwide by delivering today's best retail trends at affordable prices. Target is committed to providing guests with great design through innovative products, in-store experiences and community partnerships. Target (NYSE:TGT) gives more than $3 million a week to its local communities through grants and special programs. Since opening its first store in 1962, Target has partnered with nonprofit organizations, guests and team members to help meet community needs.


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