Patients Issue Summer Call to Action: 'We Need You to Donate Blood -- NOW'
NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three New York Blood Center (NYBC) patients are taking to the airwaves to recruit new blood donors, and encourage existing blood donors to donate
blood NOW. Demand for blood has been very high this summer from the 200 hospitals served by NYBC and its regional...
Hypoallergenic Cat Company Launches Pet Buddies Program to Donate Its Unique Kittens to Pet-Allergic Children Undergoing Long-Term Medical Treatment
Following a successful pilot, the Pet Buddies program will give company's scientifically proven hypoallergenic cats free of cost to allergic children undergoing treatment for life-threatening diseases
LAS VEGAS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Those who have a companion animal understand that the hum...
GNC Customers Donate Over $400,000 for the National MS Society
GNC's Sponsorship of 'Ride Across America' by Phil Keoghan of CBS' The Amazing Race Provides Vehicle to Help People with MS to Live Well
PITTSBURGH, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Proving that health-conscious consumers can also be generous contributors to a great cause, GNC is extremely proud t...
Network Merchants, Inc (NMI) Founders Donate $50,000 to Schaumburg's Children's Home & Aid
CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Merchants Inc (NMI), a global leader in payment gateway technologies, announced its CEO Jim McKenzie and COO Ted Cucci donated $50,000 to Schaumburg's Children's Home & Aid Family Center.
"We're fortunate such an incredible organization is located i...
More Than 167,000 Fans Flock to Target Facebook Page Helping Donate $3 Million to Ten Charities
With over 77,000 Votes, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) Wins $797,123
MINNEAPOLIS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In just two short weeks, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) tallied 26.6% of total votes, coming in first winning $797,123 in the first-ever Target giving campaign on Face...
It's Summer; Patients Need Us to Donate Blood!
Three Big Challenges for the Summer of 2009
NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) and its divisions in Manhattan, Long Island, Hudson Valley, Brooklyn / Staten Island, and New Jersey are facing three big challenges this season to maintain an adequate and s...
Step to the Plate - Register to Donate Aims to Educate Baseball Fans About the Importance of Organ Donation and Increase Registrations
DEERFIELD, Ill., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As the number of people awaiting lifesaving organ transplants in the United States continues to climb - currently more than 100,000 people are on the waiting list - it is more important than ever for people who support donation to become registered donors. ...
Verizon Employees at Five Locations in West Virginia Donate Nearly $7,000 Worth of Household Items to Local Domestic Violence Shelters
Collection of Items, in Conjunction With the National Network to End Domestic Violence, Is Part of a Companywide Effort
CHARLESTON, W.Va., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon employees at five work locations in West Virginia collected nearly $7,000 worth of items to donate
to five local d...
Largest Organ and Tissue Donation Event in U.S.: Seventh Annual Donate Life Run/Walk & Family Festival, Sat., April 25 at Cal State Fullerton
More than 7,000 Southlanders to Walk with Chikezie, Kris Jenner and Khloe Kardashian
LOS ANGELES, April 24 /PRNewswire/ --
What: More than 7,000 Southlanders, supported by area businesses and
transplant centers, join together at the Donate
Life Run/Walk &...
Survey Shows Many Want to Donate Organs, But Few Do
Boosting registration critical to solving shortages, experts say
THURSDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans say they want to donate
their organs, but only 38 percent of licensed drivers are registered to do so, a new survey shows.
Nearly 72 percent of Americans said they ...
Largest Organ and Tissue Donation Event in U.S. to Cap April's National Donate Life Month Observances
More than 7,000 Southlanders, Chikezie, Kris Jenner and Khloe Kardashian to Walk in Seventh Annual Donate
Life Run/Walk, April 25, Cal State Fullerton
More Than 100 Southern California Mayors Sign DMV/Donate Life California Month Proclamations
LOS ANGELES, April 8 /PRNewswire/ --...
Siemens to Donate Hearing Instruments Through Second Annual Partnership With Quota International
Program gives the gift of sound to children in need
PISCATAWAY, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., one of the largest manufacturers of hearing instruments in the world, has renewed its partnership with Quota International to provide free hearing instruments to d...
Award Winning Photographer and Museum Founder to Donate Iconic Images In Support of the Innocence Project
Exclusive Donald Verger 'Images for Innocence' Exhibit
PORTLAND, Maine, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A case of mistaken identity sent Donald Verger to jail over a period of three days at the start of the New Year. Even before the charges were dismissed, Verger was compe...
Chantel 'Chani' Christie Will Donate Proceeds From Her Top-Selling Debut Album 'My Dream' to the Children of Terminally Ill TV Star Jade Goody
Encourages others to help the children of Jade Goody who will be left behind without a mother
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- American teen pop star, Chantel "Chani" Christie who recently won the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Executive Award for Excellence in Hip-Hop, is set to donat...
Pennsylvanians May Donate Part of Tax Refund to Support Juvenile Diabetes Research
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A simple check-off option on Pennsylvania's income tax return allows filers to contribute a portion of their tax refund to support research for juvenile diabetes, more commonly known as Type 1 diabetes, the state Health Department said today.
The PA Breast Cancer Coalition Urges You to Donate Your State Income Tax Refund to Breast and Cervical Cancer Research
'Check yes' and contribute to breast cancer research in Pennsylvania
EPHRATA, Pa., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The PA Breast Cancer Coalition (PBCC) encourages PA residents to make a simple check mark on line 35 of the PA 40 tax form and donate
all or part of their state...
Drilling Engineers Donate $35,000 to Texas Children's Hospital
HOUSTON, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Chapter of the American
Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) recently presented Texas Children's
Hospital with a donation of $35,000 to advance cancer research. The funds will
be used specifically for the Neuroblastoma Research Program led by surgeo...
Evelyn Y. Davis, Shareholder Advocate, and the Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation Donate $100,000 to Riggs Emergency Department at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
DALLAS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rowland K. Robinson, president of Baylor Health Care System Foundation, announced today that Evelyn Y. Davis, Shareholder Advocate, and the Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation are jointly making a generous gift to support Riggs Emergency Department at B...
Browning/Duke LLC and Medco Donate Land in Anson to Morning Dove
14+ Acre Parcel will be New Home of Therapeutic Riding Center
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medco Health Solutions,
Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) and Browning/Duke LLC announced today that they are
jointly donating more than 14 acres of land in AllPoints at Anson to
Morning Dove Thera...
This Thanksgiving Season, Lifespring Health is Helping You Donate While You Shop
Lifespring Health will be Donating a Whole Turkey to the San Francisco Food Bank Each Time you Shop Online This Month
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving is a time of
celebration and thanks; a holiday where you spend time with beloved friends
and family members, ...
Chili's Grill & Bar(R) to Donate 100 Percent of All Profits on Monday, Sept. 29 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as Part of Annual Create-A-Pepper to Fight Childhood Cancer Campaign
- Chili's Aims to Reach $25 Million Milestone in 10-Year, $50 Million Commitment -
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Chili's Grill & Bar announced
today it will donate
100 percent of all profits on Monday, Sept. 29 to St.
Jude Children's Research Hospital(R...
Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group to Donate Computers to Victorville Senior Citizen Club
VICTORVILLE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Heritage Victor Valley
Medical Group announced today the donation of computers to the Victorville
Senior Citizen Club. The Victorville Senior Citizen Club sponsors
educational, social and recreational programs for seniors in the
Victorville area. Th...
The SCOOTER Store Partners With Angel Wings to Donate Power Chair to Teenage Cancer/Stroke Patient
Gift of Mobility Program Brings Greater Freedom to Paralyzed Teenage
SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Described by his
mother Gina Reyes as an amazing, quiet kid, a homebody who spends his good
days playing Nintendo Wii or watching DVDs, 17-year-old Isaiah ...
Michael and Terry Ward Donate $1 Million to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Wounded Warrior Project
(WWP), a non-profit organization that honors and empowers wounded warriors,
today announced that Michael Ward, chairman and chief executive officer of
CSX Corporation, and his wife Terry have personally contributed $1 million
PBM Companies Partner with the Red Cross to Donate Infant Formula to China Earthquake Victims
GORDONSVILLE, Va., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- PBM Holdings, Inc., a global
supplier of infant formulas and nutritional products, announced today that
its Chinese affiliate company, PBM (Guangzhou) Nutritionals Co., Ltd., has
donated infant formula to victims of the China earthquake. PBM is
6,000 Southlanders to Join Sixth Annual Donate Life Run/Walk on April 26 at Cal State Fullerton
Nearly 3,000 Family Members of Organ and Tissue Donors to Participate
Corporate, Civic, Community and Healthcare Partners Unite to Promote Organ and Tissue Donation and Support the Donate
Life California Registry
LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A wide and diverse range of
The Reader's Digest Foundation to Donate $100,000 to National Hospice Foundation
Second Grant Made as Part of Foundation's $1 Million Make it Matter
NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest
Foundation (RDF) announced today that it will donate
$100,000 to the
National Hospice Foundation (NHF), which supports compassionate end-of-life
United Airlines and FedEx Donate Plane to Create a New Flying Eye Hospital
Aircraft will allow ORBIS International to deliver sight-saving
expertise, blindness prevention and treatment to developing nations for
years to come
CHICAGO, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ORBIS International,
a nonprofit development organization dedicated to saving sight worldw...
Kent State Public Relations Students Host a Flash Mob to Launch National Donate Life Month
KENT, Ohio, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Kent State University public
relations students organized a flash mob on the Kent campus today to
spotlight the need for organ donors. April is National Donate
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080402/CLW132 )
A flash mob ...
SpongeTech Delivery Systems, Inc. to Donate to The Darryl Strawberry Foundation!!
NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpongeTech Delivery
Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SPNG) Darryl Strawberry and The Darryl
Strawberry Foundation are pleased to announce corporate involvement with
SpongeTech Delivery Systems, Inc. "As the outreach spokesperson for the New
Caring Give Back A Smile Volunteer Dental Professionals Donate Over $5 Million in Services to Survivors of Domestic Violence
MADISON, Wis., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day is a
time to celebrate healthy relationships and this year the American Academy
of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation's (AACDCF) Give Back A Smile
(GBAS) program celebrates that and so much more. Generous AACDCF volunteer
The Chrysler Foundation and Kenosha Engine Plant Donate $100,000 to New YMCA Aquatics Center
KENOSHA, Wis., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chrysler Foundation and
Kenosha (Wis.) Engine Plant today presented the Kenosha YMCA with a
$100,000 donation for its new Aquatics Center.
Chrysler's donation will help build the aquatic center, which will be a
new addition to the YMCA. The center wi...
COLORBLENDS to Donate Portion of Sales of Spring Forward Daffodil Blend to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- COLORBLENDS will
donate a portion of the proceeds generated from the sale of its "Spring
Forward" daffodil collection to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
(CDRF), the national, non-profit organization dedicated to finding
Many Couples Choose to Donate Surplus Embryos for Stem Cell Research
Nearly 50% of couples who were interviewed at least 3 years after undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) chose to donate
their surplus, stored embryos for stem cell// research, according to a report.
The key to the couples’ decisions, according to the authors of the report, was the complete an...
Jolie-Pitt Donate $100,000 for Sudan Hospital
Hollywood's hottest couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt donated $100,000 of their money to help// construct the first modern medical facility in Duk County, Sudan.
They made the donation to the Duk Lost Boys Clinic through the Jolie-Pitt Foundation, reports www.hollywood.tv. The clinic will o...
Women Will Be Paid to Donate Eggs for Science
Women will be paid to donate
their eggs for scientific research in a landmark decision that will prompt a fierce backlash from// leading figures in the medical world.
The Human Fertility and Embryology Authority (HFEA), the government regulator of this highly sensitive area, is expected to ap...
Princess Kiko Offers To Donate Cord Blood For Leukemia Transplantation
Princess Kiko of Japan, who gave birth to a male heir today, has offered to donate
the blood in the umbilical cord for transplantation to leukemia patients, Masao// Nakabayashi, director of Aiiku Hospital in Tokyo told reporters.
Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko made the offer after she gave...
Gates Foundation to donate USD 104 million to TB Alliance
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate
USD 104 million to the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) to advance a pipeline of new TB drugs// over the next five years to find a faster and more effective cure for the disease.
Since its formation in 2000, the non-profit ...
Give Me Red: Call for the Warm Blooded, Donate Blood and Infuse Life
Sunderland: Red, normally associated with danger, is also the color of blood, signaling perpetuation of Life. Hospitals are in need of nearly 8,000 units// of blood on a daily basis to cater to patients who are critically in need of blood. The Footballers of Sunderland have set the ball rolling, ca...
Buddhadeb pledges to donate his body
West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya has pledged to donate
his body for the "advancement of medical sciences"//.
The general secretary of Ganadarpan, Brojo Roy said that, "The chief minister has always been supporting us in this cause." Ganadarpan is an NGO with which Bhattacharya...