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Pfizer’s Three Virtues Initiative Strives to Transform African American Health and Wellness

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African Americans are disproportionately affected by many diseases and Pfizer is committed to improving health among this segment of the population through science, partnerships, insights and expertise.

Three Virtues is our integrated, enterprise-wide initiative aiming to:

Alliance Data Supporting Mental Health Initiatives

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World Mental Health Day occurs on October 10 every year, presenting an opportunity to discuss mental health and well-being. For over 20 years, World Mental Health Day has been organized by the World Federation for Mental Health, with support from the World Health Organization. Mental health is an important subject for everyone, from health professionals and legislators, to FORTUNE 500 companies like Alliance Data, to keep top of mind when making decisions and investments that impact the well-being of our communities and people. 

Provide "A Different Kind of Healing" to Seriously Ill Children and Their Families

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At nine years old, Jaxson was an avid fisher who loved to ride his bike. Then his world was turned upside down when he was diagnosed with Leukemia, a malignant progressive cancer in which the bone marrow and other blood forming organs produce increased numbers of immature or abnormal leukocytes. Suddenly, he could no longer do the things he loved and felt completely lost.

Stop Cancer Before It Starts! Your Dollars Make it Happen.

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Your workplace giving donation gives us the opportunity to share important information about how to Stop Cancer Before It Starts!® with new audiences.  You also provide a steady, predictable stream of funding that can help us better budget and plan for the future, including the ability to weather economic downturns.  Knowing your donation will still be coming in next year allows us to build vital new programs in our community that will help ensure cancer prevention and early detection education is available to all populations.

Every Kid. Healthy Food. Every Day. Here's What Your Dollars Can Do to Help No Kid Hungry Make This Possible.

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“$1 can provide up to 10 meals for hungry kids.”

That’s a statement you’ll often see from the No Kid Hungry campaign, and I’m frequently asked how we make such an incredible return on each dollar.

We don’t get a bulk discount on food, as most folks guess. In fact, we don’t even buy food. Instead, our approach is all about finding sustainable, permanent solutions to ending childhood hunger in America.

LIVESTRONG: There Is Life After Cancer

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At LIVESTRONG, we fight for the more than 32.6 million people around the world affected by cancer, right now. We believe you become a survivor the moment you are diagnosed—it’s a mindset, not an outcome. And for survivors in the midst of treatment, it can be a chaotic (and scary) process.

Feed the Children: Making a Difference in the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

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When the issue of childhood hunger is discussed, people usually imagine impoverished children in developing countries. But the truth of the matter is millions of children in America face food-insecurity.

As you can imagine, hunger isn’t prejudiced. It doesn’t care about gender, age, or ethnicity. It doesn’t know if you’re homeless or part of the working class. It can impact anyone.

Yet somehow, the issue of hunger in America has gone largely undetected.

Give Kids The World Village Makes a Difference for the Bravest Kids and Their Families

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Each year 27,000 children in the United States are diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. For these children, simple surprises and joys of life are eclipsed by doctors’ visits, hospital stays, medical tests and treatments. The lives of their family members shift to a place of fear and stress. The desire to preserve limited childhood years and creating new memories as a family can seem daunting.

Walgreens Raises More than $800,000 to Support the American Heart Association; Tops Corporate Fundraiser List for 2019 Chicago Heart Walk

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Walgreens Raises More than $800,000 to Support the American Heart Association; Tops Corporate Fundraiser List for 2019 Chicago Heart Walk

More than 1,000 Walgreens employees across the Chicago area turned out to participate in the 2019 American Heart Association Heart Walk held at three locations, Sept. 20-22. Alex Gourlay, Walgreens president and co-COO of Walgreens Boots Alliance co-chaired this year’s campaign.

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