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From Challenge Grants to P.R.: Many Facets of J. Luce Foundation

New York, N.Y.  When my mother passed away in 2001, I was inspired to create Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) that went on to help vulnerable children in Africa, Asia and the Americas. My father’s death in 2007 provided the impetus to create a foundation embracing arts, education and orphan care with an emphasis on supporting young global […]

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UNICEF Gears Up To Vaccinate 41 Million Children After Polio Outbreak

New York, NY – More than 41 million children are expected to get vaccinations against polio as part of a major new health campaign by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the Lake Chad basin, aimed at the recent outbreak of polio in north-east Nigeria. UNICEF health worker uses a pen to mark the thumb […]

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U.N. Appeals for $120 Million to Launch ‘Massive Response’ in Haiti

New York N.Y. – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the launch of a near $120 million appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, where the rising death toll coupled with the start of the rainy season has prompted the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to sound the alarm […]

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The Best Humanitarian Relief is to End the Conflict

New York, N.Y. Concluding a three-day mission to Yemen, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator today called on all warring parties to grant humanitarian access and uphold their responsibilities to protect civilians in a conflict that has injured and killed thousands of innocent civilians, and displaced some three million people. Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian […]

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Simple Ways to Help and Support Our Veterans Around Us

Niceville, F.L. Veterans Day is November 11th and just around the corner. This makes for a great time to acknowledge and say thank you to those who have served in our military protecting our nation. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are over 19 million veterans in the United States. Veterans have left or retired from […]

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Braden Edwards, Will Walker Join Veteran Board

Bluemont, VA. Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness, a free program that offers combat stress recovery programming, is expanding into the west coast. They announce the addition of Braden Edwards and Will Walker, who will join the board of directors. Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness is expanding to the West […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Pledges $3 Billion of His Shares to End Disease

New York, N.Y.Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to wipe out disease by the end of the century. Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook Developer Garage Paris, 2008. Photo: Ludovic Toinel The billionaire CEO and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said they are giving $3 billion over the next ten years to advance research toward that end. A […]

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New Mobile App Harnesses the Power of Spare Change

San Diego, CA. What is your spare change doing to change the world? With the formal launch of the official Coin Up mobile donation app – it is easier than ever to donate your “virtual spare change” and make a real difference in the world. The new app has been designed to help people virtually round up their transactions from […]

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