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Lilly Foundation Commits US $30 Million to The Lilly MDR-TB Partnership

Funding continues partnership’s fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Lille, France – October 27, 2011 – The Eli Lilly and Company Foundation has committed US $30 million in funding to further support The Lilly MDR-TB Partnership in its fight against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, a disease that disproportionately affects developing countries and kills more than 150,000 people each year. The announcement was made ahead of the opening of the 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health in Lille, France, later this week.

UPS Takes Volunteerism Global in October

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For the ninth October, UPS employees around the world have joined with their friends and family to take part in volunteer projects in local communities.  At UPS, we call it Global Volunteer Month

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For the ninth October, UPS employees around the world have joined with their friends and family to take part in volunteer projects in local communities.  At UPS, we call it Global Volunteer Month

Local children assist UPS (United Parcel Service) volunteers as they help with the upliftment of the Mpumulelo Daycare Centre, as part of the UPS Global Volunteer Month, in Windmill Park, Boksburg, South Africa on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.

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UPS (NYSE:UPS) employees around the world commemorate the company’s 9th annual Global Volunteer Month in October. During the month, UPS’s 400,000 employees will continue the company’s legacy of giving and service with the goal of surpassing last year’s achievement of 250,000 employee-contributed volunteer hours during 2010 Global Volunteer Month.

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About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS

 
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UPS (NYSE:UPS) employees around the world commemorate the company’s 9th annual Global Volunteer Month in October. During the month, UPS’s 400,000 employees will continue the company’s legacy of giving and service with the goal of surpassing last year’s achievement of 250,000 employee-contributed volunteer hours during 2010 Global Volunteer Month.

View photos by clicking the two links below:

About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS

 
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Tupperware Brands Celebrates Opening of First-Ever Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 27, 2011 - A ceremony hosted by Tupperware Brands Southern Africa (NYSE: TUP) and Tupperware Brands Chairman & CEO Rick Goings, was held this summer just outside of Johannesburg celebrating the opening of the first-ever Boys & Girls Club of South Africa (BGCSA). 

MedShare's Blog: Lesotho Receives Container with help of UPS and Aidmatrix Network

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On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, a 40-foot container of medical humanitarian aid for Lesotho was loaded and shipped out of Medshare’s Western Regional Distribution Center. Through the AidMatrix Network, a foundation that connects donors and relief organizations, UPS generously provided in-kind shipping of the container from California to the South African port.

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On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, a 40-foot container of medical humanitarian aid for Lesotho was loaded and shipped out of Medshare’s Western Regional Distribution Center. Through the AidMatrix Network, a foundation that connects donors and relief organizations, UPS generously provided in-kind shipping of the container from California to the South African port.

Elegant Roots offers The 46664 Bangle. In support of the 46664 campaign of the Nelson Mandela Foundation

Social Biz Offers The 46664 Bangle on a Not-For-Profit Basis
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Elegant Roots, an online boutique offering urban sleek designs in jewelry, accessories, and home accents -- and always green -- is proud to announce a new offering: The 46664 Bangle. In support of the 46664 campaign of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, focusing on global social issues such as poverty, hunge, unemployment, education,gender inequality, discrimination, and HIV Aids prevention. The 46664 Bangle initiative aims to create jobs for the less fortunate and also spreads awareness of the 46664 campaign. "Now it is in your hands."

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Elegant Roots, an online boutique offering urban sleek designs in jewelry, accessories, and home accents -- and always green -- is proud to announce a new offering: The 46664 Bangle. In support of the 46664 campaign of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, focusing on global social issues such as poverty, hunge, unemployment, education,gender inequality, discrimination, and HIV Aids prevention. The 46664 Bangle initiative aims to create jobs for the less fortunate and also spreads awareness of the 46664 campaign. "Now it is in your hands."

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