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2014-07-09 12:25:55

LIVE, ONE-HOUR FUNDRAISING EVENT TO AIR SIMULTANEOUSLY ON ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC AND 26 BROADCAST AND CABLE NETWORKS 8 PM ET & PT / 7PM CT LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT...

2014-06-12 12:26:20

One month in-store fundraiser, activated with compelling PSAs featuring Academy Award®-nominated actress and Hunger Is ambassador Viola Davis, launched a year-round effort to spotlight and address childhood hunger PLEASANTON and LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) have announced they have raised more than $4.5 million in support of Hunger Is, a joint charitable initiative designed to...

2014-05-29 08:27:06

2014 Public Service Announcement Once Again Rallies the Public to Help Raise Funds for Prostate Cancer Research LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have collaborated again to re-launch their public service campaign featuring actress and SU2C Celebrity Ambassador Marcia Cross, which will debut in June....

2014-05-09 23:04:04

Employees from SENSA® Products, LLC, a leading weight-loss and lifestyle brand, will be volunteering at the Annual Entertainment Industry Foundation’s (EIF) Revlon Run/Walk for Women on May 10th, 2014 in Los Angeles. SENSA® employees are gathering together for this special event to help support the company’s mission of helping people live happier, healthier lives. Manhattan Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Employees from SENSA® Products, LLC, a leading weight-loss and...

2014-04-08 00:21:50

Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust Is Contributing to Support Team SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), The Lustgarten Foundation, and the Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C's Scientific Partner, announced the formation of a Dream Team dedicated to pancreatic cancer research during a press event today at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, held here April 5-9. Elizabeth M....

2014-03-27 12:25:06

New PSAs are part of a year-round effort to spotlight and address childhood hunger, which affects one in five children in the United States LOS ANGELES, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Academy Award(®)-nominated actress Viola Davis together with The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) today launched Hunger Is, a joint charitable program designed to raise awareness and funds to fight childhood hunger in the United States. The year-round...

2014-03-26 08:26:19

Revlon Global Brand Ambassadors Halle Berry & Emma Stone, along with Christina Applegate to Host 2014 Events in New York City on May 3rd & Los Angeles on May 10th LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revlon (NYSE: REV), The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and Lilly Tartikoff are proud to announce the 21(st) annual EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women. Revlon Brand Ambassador Emma Stone will host the 2014 event in New York on Saturday, May 3(rd )and Revlon Brand...

2014-01-29 08:27:03

First Joint Project Involves a $20 Million Dream Team Grant for Lung Cancer Research To Be Awarded in 2015 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society, the largest voluntary health organization in the world dedicated to eliminating cancer, and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the charitable initiative supporting groundbreaking research aimed at getting new treatments to patients in an accelerated time frame, announced today an historic collaboration in the...

2014-01-21 08:25:53

The "Good Morning America" anchor continues her efforts to recruit volunteer bone marrow donors to the national Be The Match Registry® while stressing the importance of research. NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES and MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be The Match and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have teamed up on a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor Robin...

2014-01-09 12:24:31

New Campaign to Raise Awareness in the Fight Against Childhood Cancers LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Baldrick's Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) will unveil a new print and broadcast public service announcement featuring actor Samuel L. Jackson. The PSA, entitled "In Play," is designed to increase awareness about childhood cancers and the critical importance for infants and children, and in particular teens and young adults with...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'