Starting at midnight on Wednesday, November 20, the Amway Universal Children’s Day came to life. Amway business owners and employees in more than 55 countries participated in volunteering, giving and advocacy with local partners.
We tracked over 100 projects, and are certain that there were many more that we may never know about. They started in Australia, moved around the world, passed through our headquarters in Ada, Michigan, and ended at our Nutrilite offices in Buena Park, California.
Much of the Brazilian population lives far away from major cities, so distance can pose a real barrier for children who need specialized medical care. For example, 41 percent of all infants under age 1 and 90 percent of newborns with congenital heart disease are in remote areas.
Cincinnati, OH, November 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Although the number of children born to teenage parents has decreased since the 1990s, these children continue to be at an increased risk for injury, both accidental and intentional. This may be because many of these teenage parents are poor, uneducated, and lack parental safety and supervision skills. In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers analyzed the types of injuries to children of teenage parents.
November 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Booktime (www.booktime.org.uk) – now in its eighth year – aims to inspire a lifelong love of reading. It will give two free books to 765,000 reception-aged children in England and Wales in the 2013-2014 year of school.
Mary Kay Inc. is officially 50! We celebrated this milestone on September 13, 2013. Oh, let’s be honest, we’ve been celebrating all year! Well, now we’re teaming up with The Mary Kay Foundation to announce that we want to keep the celebration going.
Participating fans can enter for a chance to win a custom children's home library created by designer and television host Taniya Nayak
October 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Studies show that a child’s access to books — both at school and in the home — is a key predictor of their future academic success and sets the stage for increased economic opportunity. Unfortunately, in under resourced communities throughout the U.S., gaining access to quality books is a challenge for many schools and families. In an effort to deliver age-appropriate books to students and schools in need, Capital One Bank®, in partnership with The Heart of America Foundation® and Communities In Schools, has launched
Why was November 20 for the Amway Universal Children’s Day?
Amway was founded in November, 1959. That same month, on November 20, 1959, the United Nations issued the Declaration of the Rights of a Child, which said, “Mankind owes to the child the best it has to give.”