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Astellas Employees Assemble Thousands Of Care Packages For Homeless Veterans

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ORLANDO, June 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ More than 1,200 Astellas Pharma employees worked together during a corporate meeting to help A Veterans Community, a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide safe, stable housing to homeless veterans and their families. A staggering 17 percent of the homeless population in the U.S. are veterans. Research shows that the greatest risk factors for homelessness are lack of support and social isolation after discharge.

Astellas and The Chris Klug Foundation Announce Winners of the 2015 Bounce Back Award

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NORTHBROOK, Ill. and ASPEN, Colo., June 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- The Chris Klug Foundation (CKF) is pleased to announce the winners of the second annual Bounce Back Award, presented by Astellas. The award goes to two transplant recipients who exhibit a great post-transplant quality of life. Winners were chosen from more than 80 incredible nominations from 23 states. CKF staff and board members selected the two winners

Astellas Honors 10 Years of Patient Care and Community Involvement with Changing Tomorrow Day Service Activities

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Northbrook, Illinois, May 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ – This year, Astellas commemorates its 10th anniversary by saluting a decade of milestones in patient health, volunteerism and scientific breakthroughs. To celebrate these milestones, Astellas is reinforcing its commitment to the community by launching a variety of volunteer activities in the U.S., Canada and Brazil in 2015 as part of its global Changing Tomorrow Day initiative.

Astellas’ Lynn Gerber to be Honored at the Healthcare Business Women’s Association Woman of the Year Event

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May 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - At the 26th annual Healthcare Business Women’s Association (HBA) Woman of the Year event, Lynn Gerber, area vice president of sales for primary care and specialty at Astellas, was recognized as an HBA Luminary Award recipient.  The award recognizes women with more than 20 years of healthcare experience with a demonstrated commitment to leadership and mentoring in their organizations.

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Astellas Teams Up with The Chris Klug Foundation on the Bounce Back Award to Recognize Extraordinary Transplant Recipients

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., and Aspen, Colorado, April 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Astellas Pharma US, Inc., in partnership with the Chris Klug Foundation (CKF), is pleased to sponsor the second annual Bounce Back Award. Nominations are now being accepted for the award, which will recognize two transplant recipients who exhibit a great post-transplant quality of life, whether it is a career accomplishment, participation in a sport or hobby, or simply leading a fulfilling life with family and loved ones.

Astellas Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Astellas Pharma Inc. (Tokyo: 4503, “Astellas”) is pleased to announce that the Company will mark its 10th anniversary on April 1, 2015.

Astellas Presents PGA TOUR Executive Women's Day: Northern Trust Open

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Molly Fletcher – nicknamed “the female Jerry Maguire” by CNN – presented five keys to changing your life during her keynote speech at the 2015 Northern Trust Open. Fletcher inspired more than 160 female business leaders from the Los Angeles area at the PGA TOUR Executive Women’s Day sponsored by Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

 

Astellas Named One of America’s Best Employers in 2015 by Forbes Magazine

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Astellas, a leading pharmaceutical company based in Northbrook, Ill., has been named one of America’s Best Employers in the biotechnology industry by Forbes Magazine. The list is a first of its kind for Forbes, based on a survey of over 20,000 anonymous respondents from across the country.

Astellas Partners with The Trevor Project to Help Save Young Lives

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Northbrook, IL, March 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Astellas has become a national corporate partner of The Trevor Project to help advance the shared mission of ending suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control, LGBTQ youth are three to four times more likely to attempt suicide as their straight peers.[1]

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