CVS Caremark Colleagues Nominated Local Organizations to Receive a Grant as a Part of #GivingTuesday Initiative
WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the 25 organizations that will receive $1,000 in grants as a part of CVS Caremark's #GivingTuesday initiative, which invited CVS Caremark colleagues to nominate an organization in their community that they volunteer with, to receive a grant from the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust.
A beautiful example has emerged in the Philippines
Amway - No stranger to natural and manmade disasters
By Jesse Hertstein
As a global organization, we are no strangers to natural and manmade disasters.
Millions of people make up the global Amway family, so a disaster in one country has a ripple effect on the others. Our sympathies are not measured by the size of the market, but the impact on our friends and colleagues.
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.