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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...

2009-09-30 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Actresses and mother-daughter pair Blythe Danner and Gwyneth Paltrow appear in a new Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) public service announcement that celebrates the health benefits of volunteerism. The spot is one of a series of PSAs that all major broadcast networks - ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC - will launch this fall as part of the EIF's iParticipate national initiative to promote service and volunteering. The 30 second spot features Danner...

2009-09-28 09:28:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New York jeweler Alex Woo has designed a delicately branched "tree of life" pendant, in gold or silver, to benefit actress Christina Applegate's foundation Right Action for Women, which helps women at increased risk for breast cancer get the information and testing they need to beat the disease. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090928/NY82306 ) "Since losing my mother to breast cancer when she was much too young, I have always been...

2009-09-25 08:00:00

More Than 60 Network TV Shows To Spotlight The Power and Personal Benefits of Service From October 19th to 25th Part of New Volunteer Initiative Called iParticipate Led By The Entertainment Industry Foundation LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight stars from the four major broadcast networks - ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC - join together in new public service announcement that encourages viewers to tune in to an unprecedented week of television, October 19 -25, as part of EIF's...


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