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Farmers Insurance Pledges to Match All Donations Up to $250k For "Be a Hero for Babies Day" to Benefit March Of Dimes

LOS ANGELES, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A matching gift of $250,000 by Farmers Insurance kicks off the upcoming "Be a Hero for Babies Day" to raise funds for March of Dimes programs of research and education to help more moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. Make ...

MedPage Today Pledges to Maintain and Expand News Coverage in 2009

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- MedPage Today , the only breaking medical news site geared for the practicing physician, has taken on the challenge posed by the downsizing of newspapers and other old-line news outlets by pledging to expand its coverage. " MedPage Today is no...

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Applauds Senators Akaka and Burr for Family Caregiver Support Legislation and Pledges to Support the Bill

- WWP offered guidance to Senator's Akaka and Burr in development of vitally needed legislation - JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Wounded Warrior Project applauds Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) and Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) for their introduction of new legislation, t...

Coast IRB Heeds Call of Congress; Pledges Comprehensive Reforms

WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Following yesterday's hearing of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Coast IRB CEO Dan Dueber announced that his company would institute immediate and sweeping reforms. "We share Congress's objective of ensuring maximum protection for human...

InstaMed Pledges Support for Project SwipeIT with Patient ID Swipe Card Solutions for Provider Acceptance and Payer Issuance

PHILADELPHIA and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- InstaMed pledged its support today for the Medical Group Management Association's (MGMA) Project SwipeIT. This industry-wide initiative is intended to build coalescence among insurers, vendors and providers in order to drive the cre...

Woodruff Foundation pledges $3 million toward MCG dental building

AUGUSTA, Ga. The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation has pledged $3 million toward construction of a new Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry building. "This is great news for the school," said MCG President Daniel W. Rahn. "This helps demonstrate to other foundations and corporations, and...

Vikings Wide Receiver Bernard Berrian Pledges Up to $10,000 to Second Harvest Heartland; Challenges the Community and Fellow Vikings to Help Feed the Hungry This Holiday Season

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Vikings wide receiver Bernard Berrian today pledged to donate up to $10,000 to Second Harvest Heartland, Minnesota's largest hunger-relief organization, to provide turkeys to hungry inner-city families this holiday season. The pledge, which included a com...

KICKING FOR A CAUSE: Beachbody Pledges $1 million if Akers Breaks NFL Longest Field Goal

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- One Million Dollars. That's what Philadelphia Eagles placekicker David Akers is set to receive for his favorite charity. But here's the kicker: Akers needs to boot a 64-yard field goal in a game and break an NFL record that's stood for the past 38 years. ...

Medicaid Health Plans of America Congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama on His Historic Victory and Pledges Its Full Cooperation on Finding Solutions to the Nation's Health Care Challenges

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading trade association solely focused on representing Medicaid health plans, today extended its congratulations to President-Elect Barack Obama on his historic victory in becoming the 44th President o...

Senator Dean Barkley Pledges Action on HIV/AIDS Epidemic

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dean Barkley, candidate for US Senate from Minnesota, has signed a pledge to support a comprehensive strategy to fight HIV/AIDS in the US and around the world. "We hope that Al Franken, Norm Coleman and other candidates from Minnesota will ...

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Domino's Pizza Pledges Support to the Fifth Annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R) Thanks and Giving(R) Campaign

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is gearing up to raise dough for the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during its fifth annual Thanks and Giving campaign. Domino's customers will have the opportunit...

Hillary Clinton Pledges Bold Approach to Stopping HIV/AIDS & Global Poverty

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Senator Hillary Clinton pledged that, if elected US President, she will deliver on a range of bold, new policies to address global HIV/AIDS, the plight of orphaned children, women's rights, and related issues. Religious and community leader...
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G8 summit: Opportunity for immediate action on climate change

...lated solutions. Germany's G8 partners the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Japan and Russia can help correct that imbalance by making pledges similar to Merkel's and promoting forest conservation as an important and viable way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. "Halting deforestation is ...

Study says 2000 tigers possible in Thailand

... much of Asia. Last year, the Panthera Foundation in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Society announced its Tigers Forever program that pledges a 50 percent increase in tiger numbers in key areas over the next decade. ...

Wild tigers need cat food

...eir range," said WCS’s noted big-cat researcher Dr. Alan Rabinowitz. Earlier this year, WCS launched a new program called "Tigers Forever" that pledges a 50 percent increase in tiger numbers in key areas over the next decade. ...

Progress on HIV/AIDS significant but insufficient

...rs. Among the recommendations, apart from the need for governments to increase their national budgets, it was necessary to ensure that commitments and pledges made at the global level were honoured. In the round-table discussion on orphans, it had been emphasized that efforts undertaken thus far had not b...
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HEALTHeCAREERS Network Pledges $15,000 to ASRT Foundation for Professional Healthcare Training

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- HEALTHeCAREERS Network, an onTargetjobs Inc. company, has committed $15,000 in scholarship funds to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists' (ASRT) Education and Research Foundation. The contribution will help provide advanced-training scholarship...

Governor Doyle Pledges Support for Stem Cell Research and Biotechnology Advancements

Madison, WI Governor James Doyle was joined by University of Wisconsin Chancellor John Wiley along with leaders from Wisconsins biotechnology industry in pledging their full support for the continued growth and development of Wisconsin s biotechnology industry. The Governor, addressing a speci...

Cloning ban passes Assembly, Doyle pledges veto

The state Assembly on Thursday passed AB 499, a proposed ban on all forms of human cloning in Wisconsin. The bill would outlaw the cloning of embryos both for reproductive purposes and for what practitioners have called research or therapeutic cloning, the making of a cloned embryo for the purpo...

State pledges $50K to NovaScan, Platypus

Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Commerce has announced that it will provide funds totaling $100,000 to two Wisconsin businesses for technology development projects. NovaScan, a Milwaukee-based company developing technology to measure the electrical properties of materials used to...

Americas on the Waterway Supports US Oncology Foundation

...he event was to raise awareness about the US Oncology Foundation and garner pledges for the newly-established foundation. US Oncology employees are dedicated t..., executive director. "Anyone can support the cause. The foundation accepts pledges from individuals, corporations, and in honor or in memory of a loved one wh...

Abbott Employee Giving Sets New Records for Employee Participation and Total Donations

...bbott employees contributed more than $12.6 million to non-profit groups in 2008, surpassing last year's total of $12.3 million. This figure includes pledges raised through the company's annual employee giving campaign, donations by employees throughout the year, and matching gifts from the Abbott Fund, the...

One4One Campaign to Raise $1 Million to Improve Cervical Cancer Education and Resources

...ational Cervical Cancer Coalition, National Latina Health Network and Tamika & Friends, Inc., with support from Merck & Co., Inc. For each woman who pledges to talk to her healthcare provider about cervical cancer via http://www.One4OnePledge.org between April 24 and June 5, Merck will donate $5, up to $...

Whos Starting to Profit Online? Nonprofits.

...idnt have to deal with checks and enter the registration information manually, Beringer said. It also made it easier for event participants to collect pledges because they could send an email link to everyone and allow them to donate online instead of having to collect and manage a pile of checks. Trek f...
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