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Capital One Bank's Book By Book Program Engages The Public In Donating 50,000 Books To Children In Need

Participating fans can enter for a chance to win a custom children's home library created by designer and television host Taniya Nayak
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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

Amway Universal Children's Day - November 20, 2013

Why was this date chosen?
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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.”

CITGO and CCO, LLC Help Families with Children Battling Serious Diseases

Sam's Children, Inc. Dinner Raises $83,000
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ROCKY HILL, Conn., Oct. 24, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Retailer CCO, LLC partnered with Sam's Children, Inc. to raise $83,000 to benefit families with ill children at its third annual Sam's Children Dinner at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cromwell, Conn. on Sept.14, 2013. Sam's Children, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization serving families with children struggling with serious diseases.

Cisco Technology Allows for Virtual Visits with Medical Specialists

by Alexis Raymond
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Amanda Spencer’s young son, Jonathan, needs specialty medical care that isn’t available in the family’s hometown of Monterey, California. But through Cisco HealthPresence technology, Amanda and Jonathan can meet with a pediatric urologist at Stanford University, 80 miles away, without even leaving Monterey.

Amway Universal Children’s Day is a Global Celebration of Service to Children

On November 20, Amway Employees and Distributors will “mobilize for good.”
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ADA, Mich., October 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As the culminating event in the Amway One by One Campaign for Children’s 10 year anniversary, Amway is mobilizing employees and distributors from across the globe on November 20 to serve children’s causes they are passionate about. The global event is Amway Universal Children’s Day.

Sowing Seeds Of Love

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Are you good at keeping plants and flowers alive? I, for one, am not. The most successful plants in my home came from a craft store. But I do enjoy planting flowers for others while volunteering. If I’m with friends and family, even better! The opportunity to volunteer at the Mary Kay Nature Explore Classroom was a perfect fit for me, my seven-year-old daughter, and some great Mary Kay friends. 

Food Insecurity: A Global Threat to Children

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As part of BNY Mellon’s global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, share his thoughts on the issues. This is the second in a four-part series.

Food Insecurity: A Global Threat to Children

Sadly, all over the world, many kids don’t have what they need to grow up, get an education and contribute to society.

Healthier Diets Possible in Low-Income, Rural Communities in America

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Philadelphia, PA, October 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In the United States, children don’t eat enough fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Instead, their diets typically include excessive amounts of sugars and solid fats, counter to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendations, increasing the risk of obesity and diabetes. A team of investigators implemented a two-year intervention study in low-income, rural areas where a disproportionately higher risk of overweight and obesity habits among children persists, leading to increased risk of diabetes and heart disease in adulthood.

DIRECT SELLING NEWS BLOG: Helping Children Live Better Lives

We invite the industry to join us on Nov. 20, Amway Universal Children’s Day, to embrace a children’s cause in their communities.
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If you’ve ever heard Amway Chairman Steve Van Andel or President Doug DeVos speak, you know they believe wholeheartedly in the power of entrepreneurism to make the world a better place. But it isn’t just the power of a business opportunity that can make a difference in the communities in which we live, work and play. It’s also the tremendous potential of our ability to mobilize people to help others.

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