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Marvel Custom Solutions Creates Special Comic Book for Children’s Hospitals Across the U.S.


Storytelling is the heart of our business at Marvel, so getting to present a unique comic tailored to entertain kids in hospitals is truly an honor.

Since 2014, we’ve worked with Disney and Child Life Council to create special fold-out comic posters for care packages that are distributed to nearly 450 hospitals across the country. Some of our biggest names—Captain America and Iron Man, among other Avengers—have starred in these stories that are meant to inspire young patients as they overcome adversity.

Make-A-Wish® America Sends Four Teens to GRAMMYs

Girls receive star treatment on red carpet, get behind-the-scenes access
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Four teens got to meet some of their favorite celebrities both on and off the red carpet last weekend at the GRAMMYs. Each girl wished to attend the award show, but little did they know they would receive all that and more. Make-A-Wish filled their weekend with fun events, giveaways and a behind-the-scenes look into one of America's biggest live television events. The girls hugged Justin Bieber, received autographs from Adele and got their hair and makeup professionally done for the show. 

Australia Aspires to Global Green Leadership

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February 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Frasers Property Australia’s ‘Brickworks’ retail project to host global design competition, the Living Building Challenge 

“Imagine a building designed and constructed to function as elegantly and efficiently as a flower: a building informed by its bioregion’s characteristics, that generates all of its own energy with renewable resources, captures and treats all of its water, is toxic free and beautiful.” 
- The Living Future Institute of Australia 

FrontStream Announces the Launch of a New Sponsorship Request Management Product

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February 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - We are thrilled to announce we have expanded our AIRS product to include a new Sponsorship Request Management system! Our easy to use system allows philanthropic businesses to manage all of their sponsorship requests online and streamline their approval process.

Read more about FrontStream's Sponsorship Request Management tool on the FrontStream Blog!

A Walk in the Park with David Vassar

A Film Retrospective Celebrating the work of David Vassar and the National Park Centennial Presented by the Environmental Film Festival at the National Museum of American History
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WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of the National Park Centennial, the Environmental Film Festival presents a film Retrospective of Oscar®-nominated and Emmy®-winning writer and director, David Vassar. The program is sponsored by Subaru and free and open to the public. It will be presented at 3:30 PM on Saturday March 19 at the Warner Brothers Theater in the National Museum of American History.

Art Therapy Gets the Red Carpet Treatment

This story and more in last week's issue of Art Therapy Today

Art Therapy Today provides readers with the most up-to-date information about The American Art Therapy Association's (AATA) activities, current news related to the art therapy profession, and announcements pertaining to events or opportunities provided by the AATA.

The AATA serves its members and the general public by providing standards of professional competence, and developing and promoting knowledge in, and of, the field of art therapy.

Supporting Local Disaster Relief Efforts in Garland, Texas


The holiday season is typically a time to remember good fortune, an opportunity to take stock of blessings and a time spent gathering with loved ones. That’s why, when the temperature in Garland, Texas, neared 75 degrees Christmas day, all seemed well. But as forecasts called for temperatures to drop by as much as 30 degrees by the following day, meteorologists warned and residents knew that amount of atmospheric upheaval in such a short period of time meant big trouble.

The Body Shop Celebrates 40 Years of CSR with “Enrich, Not Exploit”


The Body Shop is no stranger to CSR commitments. In fact, the beauty brand has been in the trenches on social and environmental issues since its founding in 1976.

Metlife Foundation and Accion Launch New Management Training Program to Provide More than 1 Million Microfinance Clients in China with Better Services

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BEIJING, February 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Accion, with the support of the MetLife Foundation and in partnership with the Chinese Association of Microfinance (CAM), announced today the launch of its International Microfinance Management and Leadership Program. The new program aims to develop management and leadership capacity in microfinance in China. Through this program, Accion plans to extend the reach and quality of financial services and products to underserved entrepreneurs and communities throughout the country.


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