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On 15th Anniversary Of Baghdad Bombing, UN Humanitarian Chief Renews Call For Protection Of Aid Workers And Civilians

In remembrance of humanitarians killed in the line of duty, a ‘living petition’ was launched calling on world leaders to take action to protect civilians and aid workers. Press Release ...
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Baltic Sea Water To The Rescue Of Drought-Hit Islands In Stockholm Archipelago

Press Release - Stockholm, August 17, 2018 – Is Baltic sea water the new gold? Can the sea water become the lifeline for the drought-threatened hundreds of thousands of people ...
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National Health Foundation Partners With Meal-Delivery Service Fitness Kitchen LA To Bring Healthy Food To LA’s Homeless

Press Release - Los Angeles, Aug. 16, 2018 – In its quest to improve the health of underserved communities and boost nutrition for those without homes recovering from illness, National ...
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VolunteerMatch and Verified Volunteers Join Forces

Strategic partnership brings comprehensive background screening to more than 120,000 organizations & millions of volunteers Press Release - FORT COLLINS, Colo. and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether ...
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Television Academy Foundation Announces New Board Of Directors Members

Actor Benito Martinez, Netflix VP Cindy Holland and WME Partner Sean Perry Join Board of Television Academy Foundation Press Release - (NoHo Arts District, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018) – The ...
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American Nuclear Society And Discovery Education Launch Advanced STEM Initiative To Inspire The Next Generation Of Energy Innovation Among Nation’s Youth

-- Initiative supports educators in meeting Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) by helping today’s students understand the role of nuclear science, technology and innovation in our modern world -- Press ...
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Entrepreneur Magazine Selects Youngest Ever Cover Star With 13-Year-Old Female For September 2018 Issue

Michigan's Candy Queen Alina Morse leads a new generation bringing fresh perspectives to old industries Press Release - NEW YORK, August, 14, 2018 - Entrepreneur, the media powerhouse at the ...
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Global Agreements Bring New Life to Voluntary Carbon Markets

Press Release - Aug 15, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC | Voluntary carbon markets are heating up as companies and consumers are taking action on climate change. After years of at-times sluggish ...
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National Domestic Workers Alliance Awarded Grant from TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund to Support Survivors of Sexual Harassment and Related Retaliation in the Workplace

Press Release - (New York, NY) – Today, the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund announced the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) as the recipient of a grant to support low-wage ...
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Amida Care Hosts Music, Dance, and Fitness Event as Part of Soul Summit Music Festival with Support of NYC Council Majority Leader Laurie A. Cumbo

Free Community Wellness Event Promotes Healthy Living Press Release - New York, NY – On August 12, Amida Care, a not-for-profit New York community health plan, hosted a free “Music, ...
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Greenpeace Partners With Emma Thompson To Release Animated Film About Dwindling Orangutan Population

Palm oil industry linked to rainforest destruction in Indonesia, critical orangutan habitat Press Release - Greenpeace has partnered with actor Emma Thompson to release “Rang-tan”, an animated short film about ...
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Newk’s Cares Begins Fifth Year of Its Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

Philanthropy Announces Events, Promotions and Limited Time Cancer-Fighting Soup for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Press Release - JACKSON, Miss., Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning its fifth year, Newk's Cares ...
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Myanmar: Access to Health Care Blocked in Northern Rakhine

Rohingya continue to be hit especially hard as policies hinder access to treatment, medical fees remain too expensive Press Release - NEW YORK/AMSTERDAM, AUGUST 11, 2018—Independent humanitarian agencies remain largely ...
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HealthCorps to Host Wellness Day Event in Houston on September 18th

Press Release - HOUSTON, Texas (August 09, 2018) -- HealthCorps, a national non-profit organization, founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and devoted to making students stronger, will host its first ever ...
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Inaugural U.S. Entertainment-Engineering Summit Held

Theatre and Engineering Academic Programs Brainstorm with Entertainment Industry Leaders Press Release - LIVERPOOL, N.Y. — Representatives from the entertainment industry and universities that blend technical theatre and engineering degrees ...
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AllianzGI Achieves Highest Possible Score For ESG Strategy & Governance From PRI

Press Release - Allianz Global Investors, a leading global active investment manager has received an A+ for its overarching approach to ESG Strategy and Governance for the second year in ...
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Vaporizer Tech Company GoFire Sponsors 9th Annual Clinic Charity Classic Golf Tournament to Benefit MS Patients

Maker of the World’s Most Intelligent Dose-Control Vaporizer Teams Up With The Clinic to Boost Multiple Sclerosis Research Press Release - DENVER—On-the-rise health technology company GoFire is putting its stamp ...
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Lassonde Studios Awarded LEED Gold Building Certification

All students at the University of Utah are welcome to “live, create, launch” in the five-story building that opened in 2016 Press Release - Aug. 8, 2018 – The Lassonde ...
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Got Your 6’s Annual Veterans Civic Health Index Confirms Continued Value Of Veterans In Strengthening Communities

Sociological examination of veterans confirms higher rates of voting, volunteering, and civic engagement Press Release - Washington, D.C. (August 8, 2018) - The veteran empowerment campaign Got Your 6 today ...
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American Express and Pharrell Williams Partner to Back Arts and Music Education in Schools

American Express to Gift $1 Million to Benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning and Co-host Yellow Ball Fundraiser with Pharrell Missy Elliott to Headline Yellow Ball, with Featured Performances by ...
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City Of Hope Announces 14th Annual ‘Songs Of Hope’ Celebrating Music And Entertainment Luminaries On SEPT. 13

Supporters Include Legendary Music Executive/Record Producer Clive Davis, Sony/Atv Ceo/Chairman Marty Bandier, And Presenting Sponsor Spotify; Benny Blanco, Mike Will Made-It, Sarah Aarons, James Newton Howard, And Stephen J. Forman, ...
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New App Seeks To Aid In Disaster Relief

Press Release - August 6, 2018 (Redding, CA) – Relief efforts are underway in the wake of the catastrophic Carr Fire. With more than 38,000 forced to evacuate, and over ...
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Results Of Investigation Into 2016 Mass Mortality Event Of Sperm Whales Published

No single factor can be blamed for the deaths, but several factors were likely to be at play, say scientists Press Release - An international investigation into the strandings of ...
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Palladium CEO Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector Report

The UK International Development Committee (IDC) has released its Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the Aid Sector report, for which Palladium provided evidence alongside other organisations, including private contractors like ...
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Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Grants Playworks $4,590,371

More than 132,250 kids in nearly 350 schools will experience safe and healthy play every day as a result of this investment. This is the largest regional grant Playworks has ...
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Backstage Creations To Produce Official Emmy® Awards Giving Suite™ Benefiting Television Academy Foundation

Emmy-Nominated Celebrities and Presenters Help Raise Funds for Nonprofit While Browsing Luxury Items During 70th Emmy Awards Press Release - (NoHo Arts District, Calif.— Aug. 2, 2018) — The Television ...
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Equity-Informed Water Management Decisions In The Era Of Climate Change: A Fledging Practice Gains A Foothold

Education, training, financing identified as key needs to transform water systems for benefit of all Press Release - Flooding fueled by climate change hits low-income neighborhoods most severely, disproportionately harming ...
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Common And Michael Strahan Added To Lineup For The 2018 Good+ Foundation “An Evening Of Comedy + Music” Benefit

One Memorable Night to Benefit GOOD+ Foundation on September 12, 2018 at the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in New York City Press Release - August 2, ...
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The Prostate Cancer Foundation Appoints Christine Jones As Chief Operating Officer

Press Release - SANTA MONICA, Calif., August 1, 2018 – The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced that Christine Jones has been appointed Chief Operating Officer effective immediately reporting to ...
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New Report Reveals A Growing And High-Potential Impact Investing Market In Southeast Asia

Press Release - NEW YORK, AUGUST 2, 2018 – The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), in partnership with Intellecap Advisory Services, has published The Landscape for Impact Investing in Southeast ...
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Dawn Commemorates 40 Years Of Helping Save Wildlife

Kate Mara Partners With Dawn To Celebrate The Brand’s Legacy Of Helping Save More Than 75,000 Birds And Marine Animals Affected By Oil Spills And Environmental Catastrophes Press Release - ...
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Bob Woodruff Foundation and Be The Change, Inc. Announce New Operating Structure for Got Your 6

Press Release - NEW YORK, August 1, 2018 — The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF), a nonprofit focused on creating long-lasting, positive outcomes for post-9/11 impacted veterans, service members and their ...
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Clutch, A Social Cause Sports Apparel And Activewear Brand, Makes Global Launch Debut

A brand new concept in consumer and sports apparel aimed to support underprivileged young athletes and eleven global and national charities, debuts July 31, 2018 Press Release - DALLAS (Tuesday, ...
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National Academy of Medicine Launches Action Collaborative to Counter Opioid Epidemic; Public-Private Partnership Will Coordinate Initiatives Across Sectors to Drive Collective Solutions

Press Release - WASHINGTON -- In recognition of the need for a national coordinated and collective response to the epidemic of opioid addiction in the U.S., the National Academy of ...
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Dream Foundation Appoints Director of Development

Anais Pellegrini joins national dream-granting organization Press Release - Santa Barbara, Calif. –– Dream Foundation announced the appointment of Anais Pellegrini as Director of Development. Ms. Pellegrini will serve as ...
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City Accelerator Expands to Five More U.S. Cities to Help Strengthen Local Minority-Owned Businesses and Create Jobs

With Support by the Citi Foundation and Living Cities, $500,000 Distributed to Atlanta, El Paso, Long Beach, Newark, and Rochester Press Release - NEW YORK – The Citi Foundation and ...
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OPIC Provides Loan to Support Small Business Lending and Transportation in Uganda

Press Release - WASHINGTON – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has provided a $5 million loan to Tugende Limited, which supports small business lending and expanded transportation in Uganda ...
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Kraft Heinz Expands Environmental Commitments to Include Sustainable Packaging and Carbon Reduction

Company Aims to Make 100% of its Packaging Recyclable, Reusable or Compostable by 2025; Increase Usage of Recycled Materials; Pledges to Set Science-based Emissions Reduction Targets Press Release - PITTSBURGH ...
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The Good Cards Brings “Think Global, Act Local” Mission to Global Kids’ Program

Global Kids’ Summer Bridge Program at Bronxdale High Engages Students in Doing Good Deeds with The Good Cards Press Release - PALO ALTO, CA (July 30, 2018) – The Good ...
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Pacific Service Credit Union Recognized for Charity Efforts

S.F. Business Times ranks credit union 80th in Bay Area for corporate philanthropy Press Release - Concord, CA July 30, 2018 - Pacific Service Credit Union, a full-service financial institution ...
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