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42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts
...00 miles across the US in nine weeks for her final fundraising
challenge in 2006. Her health proved a huge chal...he many accolades she has achieved for her mammoth fundraising
efforts she has received the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award and a Pride of Britain Award. ...
UC Regents Approve Fundraised Campaign for UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay
...indication of private support for the project. The fundraising
campaign is being conducted jointly by the University and UCSF Foundation, under the leadership of Senior Vice Chancellor Bruce Spaulding and Associate Vice Chancellor James Asp. The plan to build new facilities at Mission Bay allows UCSF to increa...
Hunger Awareness Day to Shed Light on Surprising Face of Hunger June 5
...FreeStore FoodBank and hosted a "Taste of the NFL" fundraising
event in support of the food bank. Scott Hamilton and the up and coming band Emerson Drive stopped by the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to volunteer. Scott Wolf visited the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank to help bring greater awareness ...
All in the Name of ‘Breast Cancer Awareness
... Over the past few years, using female nudity as a fundraising
tactic has become extremely popular. For instanc...rnet cafés in Hong Kong. While the importance of fundraising
for breast cancer causes cannot be taken lightly with around 41,700 women in Britain being afflicted...
$17.2M Raised through Breast cancer walk
... The Weekend to End Breast Cancer Walk set a new fundraising
record by raising $17.2 million for Princess Margaret Hospital. The two-day, 60-kilometer walk is the largest single-event fundraiser in Canadian history. The walkers clad in pink walkers are on the last leg of their journey Sunday and are making...
Woman Pregnant with Conjoined Twins
...tance so that she doesn't have to organize a major fundraising
effort just to get basic health care." Helen Simeon, a spokeswoman at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, claimed that the facility has performed surgeries to separate 10 sets of conjoined twins since 1966, the last of which was done in Marc...
Race For Life
...ope that this race will not only help us reach our fundraising
target of ￡46m, but that it will be remembered for years to come as the day that women everywhere came together to help beat cancer .’ Craig Glenday, editor of the Guinness Book of World Records said that they were thrilled when Cancer Research UK ...
Free Herceptin Treatment for Those Who Live Over the Welsh Border
...o need it. Hence she and her family had to start a fundraising
campaign to pay for her treatment privately. She has now started a year-long course of Herceptin at the Christie Hospital in Manchester. She is paying to have her treatment in Manchester because the hospital there was able to offer it for ￡32,000 -...
Come September, Schools Will be better off Sans Junk foods
... be applicable to lunchboxes or food served during fundraising
initiatives. The advice will cause a major ripple in the vending industry, where school vending machines have an estimated annual turnover of ￡45m. Joe Harvey, head of the Health Education Trust and a member of the School Food Trust, has expressed ...
Art Attack: Doodling For a Cause!
...the most favored celebrity doodle. Paul Tranter, fundraising
manager of Epilepsy Action, said: “Since Doodle Day started in 2004 people have doodled everything and anything from puzzles, patterns and portraits to pets, passions and places. All you have to do is let your imagination take over and enjoy yourself...
Canadian Sikh Community Donates To Hospital Project In Canada
... million to be donated to a new hospital through a fundraising
event involving Punjabi community radio programs /...lea Road, which is scheduled to open in 2007. The fundraising
event, Better Health Radiothon, was organized from Nov 15 to 24. During each programme, radio broadc...