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2014-02-25 08:20:12

More than 49,000 hours of time donated to Canadian charities MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - In keeping with its ongoing commitment to supporting the communities where it operates, UPS once again went beyond solely offering financial support in 2013. Encouraging staff to donate their time and skills to give back to their communities is at the foundation of UPS's corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy and an area it continues to go above and beyond. UPS employees...

2014-02-24 23:28:35

Many who work in the perinatal field consider their work highly rewarding, but often forget the stress of their jobs can have negative effects on them. Being aware of the risks of such emotionally charged work environments, and practicing self-care is essential to avoiding burnout and offering the best care to those they serve. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Join us on March 18, 2014 as Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center are proud to bring you this live webinar Burnout,...

2014-02-19 12:26:32

Why Wait for a Special Occasion? Create Wonder and Give the Unexpected Gift Card When They Least Expect It SILICON VALLEY and LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, the new Wonder app is available for consumers to give the e-gift cards their friends and family really want instantly from the convenience of their smartphone. With Wonder, finally the digital gift card experience is personal for both the gift giver and those they want to treat for big...

2014-02-14 23:02:15

Capalbo’s Gift Baskets Delivers Valentine’s Day Gift Baskets Nationwide – Baskets Filled with Wine, Champagne, Chocolates, Sweets and Gourmet Goodies Clifton, NJ (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Capalbo's Gift Baskets, the largest gift basket provider in the tri-state area for over 100 years, is delivering Valentine’s Day gifts – and love – nationwide, with a romantic assortment of gift baskets perfect for Valentine’s Day. The Valentine’s baskets include a wide array of...

2014-02-12 23:21:16

Gifteng -- "gift" and "engagement" -- applies social networking to the age-old practice of giving. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Gifteng (http://www.gifteng.com), a new social community that connects people through the act of giving, is now open to users across the country. The platform — whose name was derived from “gift” and “engagement” — uses the reach of today’s social networks to enable people to give away items they have but don’t need...

2014-02-10 23:02:34

Business owners and bloggers are encouraged to use their 404 not found page to help a child find a sponsor. Colorado Springs, Colo. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Compassion International has launched the 404gotten project, an opportunity for businesses and bloggers to turn broken links on their websites into charitable giving opportunities for their visitors by replacing “Page Not Found” messages with information about children living in poverty and providing an immediate connection to...

2014-02-05 23:26:44

Chicago based custom gift basket company, Thoughtful Presence, is joining the American Heart Association by donating 10% of all February sales in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against heart disease. Niles, IL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Thoughtful Presence, a unique gift basket based in Chicago, IL, has kicked off a month long fundraising campaign to support the American Heart Association. For the past 10 years, the American Heart Association has dedicated the month...

2014-02-03 12:32:31

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Searching for the perfect Valentine's Day Gift doesn't have to be an exercise in frustration. It's natural to feel stress about the perfect gift: what's the appropriate budget? Should you even give a gift at all? What gift will say too much, or too little? This might sound like obvious advice, but it never hurts to repeat: trying to hard is the biggest mistake you can make when selecting a romantic gift. Don't think about what you want to give, but...

2014-02-02 23:00:41

Chinaflower214.com is giving people a reason to smile this Valentine’s Day, thanks to its discount promotion (up to 20% off) for flower orders placed before February 10, 2014. For the millions that appreciate the value a flower brings on this special occasion, the discount offer is one they will not want to pass up. (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 Chinaflower214.com is giving people a reason to smile this Valentine’s Day, thanks to its discount promotion (up to 20% off) for flower orders...

2014-01-31 23:25:01

Chart summary reveals trends in charitable giving. Seattle, Wash. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Leading donation gift card provider TisBest Philanthropy released today an impact report reviewing the giving behavior TisBest Charity Gift Card recipients in 2013. Data gathered from thousands of charity gift card donations reveals interesting trends in charitable giving choices. "We find it very valuable to reflect on the previous year and take a look at the choices TisBest Charity Gift Card...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.