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What Do You Do if You are One of the 200 People Each Week Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

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Imagine waking up one morning and you can’t feel your legs… or you have double vision… or you have trouble moving and are too dizzy to stand. You go see your doctor, and you may go to several doctors, but eventually you are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). And you are just one of 200 people in the United States who are diagnosed every week with this debilitating condition.

3 Ingredients for Strong Social Impact Partnerships

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By Charisse Browner

Brixio, a fast-moving startup focused on disrupting the commercial real estate world, recently approached America’s Charities’ team about starting a social responsibility initiative to support our nonprofit member, the LIVESTRONG Foundation.

After discussing their vision and needs, our team quickly got the ball rolling.  Brixio needed our help with two things:

TechnoServe's Haiti Hope Project: Message in a Mango

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Meet some of the farmers behind the world's sweetest mangoes! Launched in 2010, the Haiti Hope Project was a five-year public-private partnership between TechnoServe, Coca-Cola and a coalition of business, government and civil society partners to create sustainable economic opportunities for Haitian mango farmers and their families. Together, they supported the development of a sustainable mango industry in Haiti.

Uncovering a Level of Knowledge About Dog Lifestyles Never Before Seen

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Each year, 12 million dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer. Many of these cancers have few treatments and no chance at a cure. In fact, cancer accounts for nearly 50 percent of all disease-related pet deaths every year, and is the leading cause of death in dogs over the age of 10, meaning many families are losing their beloved companion animals far too soon to this devastating disease.

Isolating the Answers to Causes and Finding a Cure for Leukemia

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Fifty years ago a child diagnosed with leukemia lived at best 6 months. Today children are living 5 years, 10 years and in some cases are in permanent remission, thanks to research that has brought advancements in chemotherapy, drugs and transplants.

America’s Charities and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy Launch Innovative Disaster Recovery Fund

New Partnership Focuses Disaster Giving on Long-Term Donor Impact
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Washington, D.C., May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – America’s Charities, the leader in workplace giving and philanthropy, and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), a trailblazer in the transformation of disaster giving, have partnered to enable strategic, long-term disaster recovery and increase social impact.

America’s Charities and National Corporate Research Partner to Offer Discounted Charitable Solicitation Registration/Renewal and Related Services

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WASHINGTON, May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ – America’s Charities, the leader in workplace fundraising for nonprofits, today announced a new partnership with National Corporate Research, Ltd. (NCR) to provide America’s Charities’ nonprofit members a discount on NCR’s charitable solicitation registration and renewal services, sales tax exemption services, statutory representation and state corporate compliance services.

FOX Sports Supports and National Geographic honored as leaders in social responsibility on television

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At the Second Annual Social Good Awards Breakfast in New York City, Cynopsis Media recognized FOX Sports Supports as this year's "Social Good Shining Star," while awarding several honorable mentions to programming at National Geographic. The April 7th event honored the television industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives, for which 21st Century Fox brands received seven nominations.

Every Superhero Needs a Sidekick

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April 28 is National Superhero Day, and all month long CureSearch will empower companies and individuals to #PowerUp and support real superheroes, children’s cancer fighters and survivors.

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Sustainable Agriculture Standard Stakeholder Comment Period Announced

Updated Sustainably Grown Standard V2.0
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that its Sustainably Grown Certification Standard, Draft Version 2.0, has been released for public and stakeholder review and comment.  SCS welcomes feedback on the new draft, which represents the next version of its comprehensive certification standard for environmental, social, and economic sustainability performance in the agriculture sector.

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