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2014-09-11 23:02:36

Annual L’Oréal USA Charity Event “Fore the Children” – Raises $625,000 for Children With Special Needs (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 More than 850 people participated in L’Oréal USA’s seventh annual “Fore the Children” charity event to benefit Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation. As part of L’Oréal USA’s ongoing efforts to give back to its communities and consumers, this year’s event contributes $625,000 bringing the total amount raised by...

2014-08-26 23:05:08

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, visited patients at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital and delivered Blizzard® Treats during the ninth annual Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, visited patients at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital and delivered...

2014-08-26 08:27:31

Feed the Children and Great Clips Invite NASCAR Fans to Join Drivers in Filling 3,000 Backpacks for Homeless Students ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As area children head back to school, Feed the Children - a leading anti-hunger organization - will partner with Great Clips to sponsor the NASCAR Nationwide Series Great Clips 300 to Benefit Feed the Children on August 30. Throughout Labor Day weekend, fans at the Atlanta Motor Speedway will join Great Clips and the non-profit to fill...

2014-07-28 23:02:09

First of Its Kind Virtual Autism Community Full of Easy to Find Resources and Information for Families with Children on the Autism Spectrum New Jersey (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Children’s Specialized Hospital and Kohl’s Cares announces the launch of “The Kohl’s Autism Awareness community hub” the first web platform giving families access to resources regarding autism spectrum disorder and community life. This virtual town will provide its visitors a new way to explore the many...

2014-07-27 23:00:17

Denver Zoo hosts first Teddy Bear Care Fair and hands out 1,000 plush mascots. (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Denver Zoo, in partnership with Children’s Colorado, unveiled their new mascot this morning at the Zoo’s first Teddy Bear Care Fair. Elbert, a 6-foot-tall, 300-pound, brown-colored bear debuted by pulling a wagon full of plush versions of himself at the Zoo’s Explore the Shore Play Area, Presented by Children’s Colorado. After his introduction, families were able to take their...

2014-07-16 12:24:53

"The Orange Book" serves as a resource for at-risk students to navigate college MIAMI, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Take Stock in Children (TSIC), a statewide non-profit organization with a solid history of providing at-risk youth with scholarships, mentors and hope, has published and released The Orange Book: A College Success Guide for college-bound students and their parents/guardians. The guide, which provides a student planner and easy-to-follow steps to prepare for...

2014-05-22 23:01:57

Kessler Foundation and Children’s Specialized Hospital have agreed to a collaborative in a research program for children with disabilities. New Jersey (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Kessler Foundation and Children's Specialized Hospital have agreed to a collaborative research program for children with disabilities. In the announcement, Rodger DeRose, president and chief executive officer of Kessler Foundation, said, “We are very pleased that Children’s Specialized Hospital chose Kessler...

2014-05-22 23:00:39

The Children’s Obesity Fund is sponsoring the 14th Annual HopeWalk and Kid’s Healthy Activity Fair coordinated by Hands for Hope in North Hollywood Park. A family event for both adults and kids, the 5K walk coupled with a huge, fun fair in the park are designed to get community members moving, teaching them how to live healthy and active lives. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is a sponsor of Hands for Hope’s 14th...

2014-05-19 23:00:23

Nearly two-thirds of adults and one in three children are overweight or obese according to the 2014 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. On May 20, 2014, the Congressional Health and Fitness Expo will be held in Washington, DC to communicate about this important public health issue, and the non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund is joining forces with PHIT America to appear at the event and get the word out about the importance of healthy food choices and...

2014-05-01 12:32:47

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - 2014 marks the 50(th) year that VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children (VOICE) has been supporting Canadian families of children with hearing loss so they might learn to hear listen and speak. Started as a small parent advocacy group in Toronto, VOICE has grown into a national organization advocating for thousands of children with hearing loss. VOICE provides families with parent support, public education programs, advocacy for the rights of children...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.