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"Unfinished Business:" Partnering to Reach Every Woman and Every Child

Panel calls for more focused efforts to reduce child and maternal deaths
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September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With 828 days left to meet the global goals set by world leaders to reduce child and maternal deaths, business and global health leaders today called for more selective and targeted action to save more lives during this critical window.

"Unfinished Business:" Partnering to Reach Every Woman and Every Child

Panel calls for more focused efforts to reduce child and maternal deaths
Press Release

September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - With 828 days left to meet the global goals set by world leaders to reduce child and maternal deaths, business and global health leaders today called for more selective and targeted action to save more lives during this critical window.

Study Finds 1 in 4 Parents Have Driven Without Buckling Up Children

Affluent, educated and young parents are worst offenders
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Washington, D.C., September 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), Safe Kids Worldwide today released “Buckle Up: Every Ride, Every Time,” a new study that finds an alarming percentage of parents are not always taking the time to ensure their children are safely secured in vehicles.

MetLife Foundation and KaBOOM! Partner to Build Their 17th Playground

MetLife Foundation's $2.1 million commitment to KaBOOM! provides children in low-income communities a safe place to play
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MetLife Foundation has been a long-time supporter of KaBOOM!, a national non-profit that envisions and enables a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Recently, on Saturday, September 7 MetLife employees, community members and KaBOOM! built their 17th playground. The playground, part of Morristown Neighborhood House, will now serve more than 90 children ages 2-6 years every day. Below is a short and heartfelt speech from a MetLife volunteer on the impact that KaBOOM! has had on him and his associates.

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MetLife Foundation has been a long-time supporter of KaBOOM!, a national non-profit that envisions and enables a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Recently, on Saturday, September 7 MetLife employees, community members and KaBOOM! built their 17th playground. The playground, part of Morristown Neighborhood House, will now serve more than 90 children ages 2-6 years every day. Below is a short and heartfelt speech from a MetLife volunteer on the impact that KaBOOM! has had on him and his associates.

Cause Marketing Hits the Books for Back-to-School

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As millions of children start to hit the books, companies are getting in the back-to-school spirit with cause marketing efforts.

What We’re Reading This Week: Internet Fasting Camps, Impact of Social Media on the Brain, What COPPA Changes Mean to Kids' Privacy

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Week of August 26, 2013

To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ve compiled a list of stories, tips, and insights, we’ve found most useful over the past week.  What have you been reading? Tell us below or Tweet @TrendISKF.

Air Canada Foundation Golf Tournament Raises Over $600,000 for Children in Need

Second edition more than doubles funds raised in 2012
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MONTREAL, Sept. 4, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Canada Foundation's second annual fundraising golf tournament raised over $600,000 in support of organizations focused on health and well being of children in Canada. The fundraising event was held Tuesday, September 3, at the La Vallée du Richelieu Golf Club, Québec, as part of the official events of the PGA Montreal Championship Tour and drew 148 participants as well as former Montreal Canadiens sport celebrities and several Championship Tour golf professionals.

Celebrating Top Ways to Use Skype in the Classroom

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To honor Skype’s 10th anniversary, we want to highlight the many ways Skype brings people together each and every day. We are very proud of what Skype has become during this past decade – especially its role as an educational tool.

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To honor Skype’s 10th anniversary, we want to highlight the many ways Skype brings people together each and every day. We are very proud of what Skype has become during this past decade – especially its role as an educational tool.

Henry Schein "Back to School Program" Focuses on Helping Children Start the New Year With Confidence and Motivation to Succeed

Nearly 4,000 Children Across North America Receive First Day "Outfits" and Essential Classroom Supplies
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MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- For the 16th year, Henry Schein, Inc.

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