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Health Care Statement of Catholic Charities USA

Catholic Charities USA responds to inaccurate media reports ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to inaccurate online media reports, Catholic Charities USA states unequivocally that it does not support any plan to reform health care and/or a...

Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Earns Charities Review Council 'Meets All Standards' Seal

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, St. Paul, MN announces that it has been awarded the Charities Review Council "Meets All Standards" Seal indicating that it meets all sixteen of its Accountability Standards. ...

Catholic Charities Executive to Speak at Caritas Internationalis

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CARITAS INTERNATIONALIS, in partnership with the INTERNATIONAL CATHOLIC ORGANIZATIONS CENTER, is pleased to announce that Candy S. Hill, Vice President, Social Policy and Government Affairs, of Catholic Charities USA, in Alexandria, Virginia, wil...

Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Honors for Mickey Matthews Earns $70,000 for Local Charities and JMU Alumni Association

HARRISONBURG, Va., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Families and individuals without health insurance, youths seeking to develop character and leadership skills, young women in crisis, and people afflicted with Lou Gehrig's disease - these are among the many beneficiaries of James Madison head football c...

Casual Gamers Join Forces With Top Charities to Compete for IWON.com Cash Prizes

St. Jude Children's Hospital and Salvation Army Receive Top Awards In January; Additional Cash Prizes Go to Support Best Friends Animal Society, the Fight Against Breast Cancer and Wounded Warriors WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans' renewed sense of hope and desire for cha...

With So Many Charities Struggling In This Economy, Disabled Veterans Relief Fund Is Thriving With a .99 Cent Fundraiser Program

Disabled Veterans Relief Fund ( http://www.disabledveteransrelieffund.org ) today announced its .99 CENT Fundraiser Program, through which anyone can pledge just .99 cents per month to help disabled veterans and their families--and every person who signs up for the fundraiser will automatically b...

Catholic Charities USA President Joins President Obama at Signing of Children's Health Insurance Legislation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA, joined President Barack Obama today in the East Room of the White House as the president signed into law the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009. (Logo: htt...

Catholic Charities USA Praises Congress for Protecting Health Care for Low-income Children

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA, issued the following statement on the reauthorization and expansion of the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), a state-federal partnership that covers children from low-income...

Ronald McDonald House Charities Brings People Together Like Never Before with First-Ever, Multi-Channel Social Networking Campaign : Charity Finds New Ways to Encourage Seasonal Giving in Tough Economic Times

This December, and on the eve of its 35th Anniversary, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) will launch an integrated Season of Giving marketing campaign to remind consumers that a little help goes a long way. The initiative, designed to drive personal donations, will also raise awareness for t...

Las Vegas Charities Mark World AIDS Day by Asking Residents to 'THINK'

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Stop and think. That is what Las Vegas-based HIV/AIDS charities Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) and Golden Rainbow are asking Las Vegas to do this World AIDS Day. The organizations, along with the Nevada State Health Division, are marking the day with a fundraising...
Charities in Medical Dictionary

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Charities in Biological News

New book gives a human face to children with congenital heart disease

...ely portrays the thought provoking reality of their experience. The author intends to donate a portion of his proceeds from the sale of the book to charities serving pediatric heart patients. ...

Breakthrough in understanding type-2 diabetes as key genes identified

...been painfully slow. This study is one of the first large studies to report results using the new genome-wide technology that governments and research charities have invested heavily in during the past few years. "Our research shows that this technology can generate big leaps forward. The task now is to ...

Friendly bacteria in humans may protect against HIV

...ts are not interested because the beneficiary populations are infants and women in poor countries," says Tao. He is currently seeking sponsorship from charities or philanthropists to develop this technology. ...

Emergence of cancer as major cause of childhood death in developing countries is not being adequately addressed

...ternational charities, the researchers say. Health care organizations and charities have traditionally focused on relatively inexpensive strategies for combati...care systems. However, the World Health Organization and many international charities don’t even list chronic diseases, including cancer, as health priorities on...
Charities in Biological Technology

Pfizer Animal Health and NTRA Charities Team Up to Benefit the Barbaro Memorial Fund

Promotions Support Fund's Goal of Finding a Cure for Laminitis NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Animal Health and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) have joined forces to help fund laminitis research through the NTRA Charities - Barbaro Memorial Fund. The partners...

Dr. Lawrence Spivack, a LASIK Eye Surgeon Expert Serving Denver, Colorado, Joins Elite Circle of Surgeons Listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

...correction procedures to some patients at Craig Hospital. Spivack Vision Center has also donated the proceeds from surgical procedures to help various charities in the Denver metro area. The surgeons at Spivack Vision Center are among the most experienced in the refractive surgery field. These refractive sp...

FDA Approves Additional Indication for Norditropin(R) for Small for Gestational Age (SGA) in Children

...ent to economic success, environmental soundness, and social responsibility to employees and customers; the company will donate up to $15,000 to local charities in New Jersey, where the company has its U.S. headquarters. "For 40 years, Novo Nordisk has helped to make children's lives better through an unwave...

Nonprofit Puts the Power to Cure Neurological Disease in the Hands of the Masses: Texting Technology Brings Awareness & Supports Research

...profits about the power of the mobile channel and working with US wireless carriers to embrace a framework for mobile giving that works for donors and charities alike." US Wireless Market Stats: -- 240 Million US Mobile Subscribers -- 30 Billion Text Messages sent per month in US -- 95% of mobile phones...

World Sight Day - Britons at Risk of Losing Their Sight by Not Having Regular Eye Tests

...of life. About the Eye Health Alliance(10) The Eye Health Alliance brings together the professional and representative optical bodies and eye care charities to campaign for better eye health for all. The Alliance was formed in 2006 to tackle the rising levels of avoidable blindness in the UK. Members of ...

Napo Pharmaceuticals Will Provide Pediatric Formulation of Crofelemer at Cost to Developing Nations to Help Treat Life-Threatening Diarrhoel Diseases (Subject to FDA Approval)

... billion in privately funded humanitarian medical aid to health professionals serving impoverished communities since 2000. Direct Relief is one of two charities ranked by Forbes that has received a perfect fundraising efficiency score for five consecutive years and is ranked by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as...

BD and Direct Relief International Launch Second Volunteer Service Trip to Improve Healthcare in Ghana

...mproving the quality of life by bringing critically needed medicines and supplies to local healthcare providers worldwide. Direct Relief is one of two charities ranked by Forbes that has received a perfect fundraising efficiency score for five consecutive years and is ranked by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as...

Celebrities and Notables From the Worlds of Film, Television, Music and Sports Join Lifetime Television's 13th Annual Multi-Platform 'Stop Breast Cancer For Life' Campaign

...support system to promote early detection, donate to or volunteer for local charities and offer hope and friendship to those facing breast cancer. All three crea...y on iTunes. All of Lifetime's proceeds of October downloads will go to charities supporting breast cancer awareness. * In addition to adding their name to...

Old Computers find new uses

...businesses choose to donate their used computer equipment, Cascade will take care of all administrative work required to identify, verify, and service charities seeking donations. It will remove materials from a desktop or a dock, de-install equipment from a network, or unplug it from a wall. Most of th...

Computech Honored with Prestigious IBM Lotus Beacon Award

...ent System designed in collaboration with Catholic charities to help manage real-time client and services infor...he system, currently installed at several Catholic charities drop-in shelters, is aiding in tracking the number... that the CommunityCard System is helping Catholic charities streamline how they intake and profile visitors to...
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