Authored by Malvise Scott, Senior Vice President for Partnerships and Resource Development, National Association of Community Health Centers and Eileen Howard Boone, President, CVS Caremark Charitable Trust
If 75% of your income was spent on funding a medical condition that could have been prevented in the first place, that would get your attention, right?
Veterans Advantage members get 20% discount on CVS/pharmacy Brand products
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- CVS/pharmacy and Veterans Advantage Inc. today announced a new in-store savings program for Veterans Advantage's VetRewards Card members, honoring military and veteran families with savings on thousands of CVS/pharmacy Brand products at its 7,400 stores nationwide. U.S. Active Duty Military, Veterans, National Guard & Reserve and their families using the VetRewards Card can save $2 off every $10 purchase of CVS/pharmacy Brand merchandise in stores.
Advancing Medical Research campaign to help fund new gene silencing therapy
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- CVS/pharmacy has launched its annual in-store Advancing Medical Research fundraising campaign to support medical research and help improve the quality of life for those living with amyotrophic l
CVS Caremark Charitable Trust donating $25,000 to American Red Cross; will also match CVS Caremark employee donations to Red Cross up to an additional $25,000
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ --The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark, today announced that it will donate $25,000 to the American Red Cross to support the organization's tornado relief efforts in Oklahoma and Texas. In addition, the Charitable Trust will match tornado relief donations to the Red Cross from CVS Caremark's employees up to an additional $25,000, resulting in a potential combined donation from the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust and CVS Caremark colleagues of at least $75,000.
Month-long in-store fundraising campaign in Boston-area CVS/pharmacy locations raises more than $650,000 to support victims of Boston Marathon attack
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ --CVS Caremark announced today that a month-long, in-store fundraising campaign at CVS/pharmacy locations throughout Greater Boston raised over $650,000 in donations from customers to The One Fund Boston, which was established by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino to raise money for victims and families who were affected by the attack on the Boston Marathon.
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