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CDTC Receives $25,000 From The Carnival Foundation to Support Its Dental Clinic

Press Release

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., January 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center (CDTC) received $25,000 from the Carnival Foundation to support its Dental Clinic for children with special healthcare needs.

The Dental Clinic for Children with Special Healthcare Needs is CDTC’s most underfunded program. “This gift will help sustain our dental program and increase the number of children we are able to see each year.” said Ana Calderon Randazzo, Executive Director.

Working in Partnership to Make a Real Difference


When broadcast giant Sky teamed up with WWF back in 2009 it was one of the biggest corporate conservation partnerships going – and also one of the first. It all centred on tackling one of society’s biggest issues: deforestation and climate change.

Let's Play a Game - Part 2


Adieu, December. Gone are the carols and candy. So too are the tinsel and trees. We will miss you, presents and peppermint everything. Good news, pumpkin everything is only 9 months away.

AIDA Cruises: New Year’s Raffle to Support the SOS Children’s Villages

Press Release

ROSTOCK, December 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For 10 years AIDA Cruises has supported the work of SOS Children’s Villages with donations from the proceeds of the raffle which is traditionally held on December 31 on board the AIDA fleet.

Let’s Play a Game


Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve loved games. I’m pretty sure my parents could have manipulated me into doing whatever they wanted by calling it a game. “John, I bet you can’t be silent longer than me during this five-hour car ride. Ready? Go!” Or, “John, do you think you can eat all of your vegetables in the next 60 seconds?”

...I’m encouraged by the recent trend of gamification, in particular its applications in the environmental space.

Congratulating a Friend on a Job Well Done


My Mother has always loved this week. Certainly, she is partial to Christmas. A gathering of family for a religious celebration is a wonderful occasion, and my parents do an admirable job of keeping this season sacred. Their home never feels more like home than this week.

RSF Social Finance Reflects on NC’s Shared Gifting


By Kelley Buhles

What is the best way to distribute money amongst a group a non-profits? This is a question that foundations and donors struggle with on a regular basis. Non-profits, the ones on the receiving end of these decisions, don’t often get to take up this question. In an effort to change this common dynamic in philanthropy, RSF Social Finance held a meeting in the Triangle Area of North Carolina in September.

That Grantmaker Plays a Mean Bass Guitar


My only disappointment was that they didn’t smash a guitar.

Actually, looking back, I’m glad they didn’t. That would have been wasteful, and such destructive behavior really wasn’t as “cool” in their later years. The Who could still put on an incredible concert though.

Carnival's 'Merry Grinchmas' Celebrations Bring Holiday Cheer to Kids at Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital in Charleston and Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House

Appearances by The Grinch and Other Dr. Seuss Characters, Holiday Show by the Ships' Crew Members, $10,000 Donations from Carnival, Highlight the Festivities
Press Release

MIAMI, December 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line, in partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises, brought some holiday cheer to kids at the Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital in Charleston and The Ronald McDonald House in Baltimore, hosting fun-filled "Merry Grinchmas" celebrations with appearances from The Grinch and more. Carnival also presented each facility with a $10,000 donation during the festivities.

Carnival Cruise Line is Making a Difference This Holiday Season

Press Release
December 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Line and its employees, both on board and ashore, are doing their part to make the holidays brighter for needy children this year.
As part of their annual support of the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, the company’s shoreside employees donated 500 toys and bikes that will be given to underprivileged children throughout South Florida.


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