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2009-12-15 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Comcast Corporation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) have joined together to create the first-ever video-on-demand (VOD) initiative Stand Up 2 Cancer On Demand to broaden awareness and raise critical funds for innovative cancer research. Debuting exclusively on Comcast beginning December 15th, Stand Up 2 Cancer On Demand will feature an extraordinary library of musical entertainment including hundreds of music videos from many...

2009-12-07 06:00:00

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced today that it is awarding $9.68 million to support high-risk/high-reward cancer research conducted by 13 young scientists. Over a three-year period, each investigator will receive a total of up to $750,000 as part of SU2C's Innovative Research Grants program, which supports the next generation of cancer research leaders. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090527/NY22680LOGO) "We asked our best...

2009-10-19 10:36:00

Series of service-related activities to take place locally and nationally WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP's Create The Good today announced a series of activities taking place across the country in collaboration with the Entertainment Industry Foundation's iParticipate national initiative to promote volunteerism. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070209/NYF043LOGO ) Create The Good is a network of people sharing tools and ideas to help make a...

2009-10-19 08:00:00

Timed with an Unprecedented Block of TV Programming That Promotes Volunteerism Starting October 19 All Part of New Service Initiative Called iParticipate Led By The Entertainment Industry Foundation LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees from entertainment companies, including studios, networks, talent agencies and guilds join forces and participate in a week of volunteer activities scheduled in Los Angeles starting Tuesday, October 20. This show of support...

2009-10-19 08:00:00

PSA Developed With Support From The Medco Foundation's "Give Health A Hand" Initiative Part of New Volunteer Initiative Called iParticipate Led By The Entertainment Industry Foundation LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman appears in a new Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) public service announcement that encourages Americans to volunteer their time to care for someone else's health. The spot is one of a series of PSAs that all...

2009-10-16 06:00:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medco Health Solutions, Inc (NYSE: MHS) today announced the creation of the Medco Foundation -- a non-profit organization to support activities aimed at educating and informing the general public about health, wellness and medicine safety issues; providing low income, disadvantaged and other distressed populations and communities with access to medicine and information about medicine; and fostering and promoting opportunities for...

2009-10-15 08:00:00

PSA Developed With Support From AARP's Create The Good Part of New Volunteer Initiative Called iParticipate Led By The Entertainment Industry Foundation LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GRAMMY(R) Award-winning Country star Faith Hill appears in a new public service announcement that encourages Americans to volunteer their time to make America a better place. The spot is one of a series of PSAs to be launched this fall on all major broadcast networks - ABC, CBS, FOX and...

2009-10-05 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor Matthew McConaughey appears in a new public service announcement that encourages giving back to veterans and military families who have given so much in service to our country. The spot is one of a series of PSAs to be launched this fall on all major broadcast networks - ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC - as part of the Entertainment Industry Foundation's iParticipate national initiative to promote volunteerism and benefit the Major League...

2009-10-02 06:00:00

MERRIAM, Kan., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 800,000 people nationwide put on their jeans with Christina Applegate today to celebrate Lee National Denim Day, each donating at least $5 to help raise crucial funds for the fight against breast cancer. The event has been one of the largest single-day fundraisers for breast cancer, and today raised an estimated $4-$5 million for promising breast cancer research funded by the Women's Cancer Programs of the Entertainment Industry...

2009-10-01 09:30:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress Felicity Huffman has joined philosophy and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) to raise awareness and funds for the fight against women's cancers. Huffman will star in a public service announcement that encourages people, beginning today, to visit www.showerforthecure.com, to add a line to philosophy's "unforgettable" poem - featured on the brand's charity shower for the cure bath gel - and make a donation to the EIF's Women's Cancer...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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