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2013-11-27 23:27:36

All Phase Restoration, operating out of Northern Colorado, has successfully raised over $20,000 for Local Charities in the wake of the recent Colorado Flood Season. Their goal is to put forth a concerted effort towards relieving the suffering of the community they are a part of. Windsor, CO (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 All Phase Restoration, with offices in Denver, Windsor, and Frederick Colorado has reached its annual goal of $20,013 in charity drives and has donated the money to local...

2013-11-26 23:20:53

Emergency Management Market report majorly focuses on the type of systems and platforms, simulation and training tools, incident and emergency services which are being used in the management. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/incident-emergency-management-market-1280.html (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The report “Emergency Management and Incident Management Market [Web-EOC, Geospatial, ENS, Surveillance, CBRNE, HAZMAT, BCDR, DBMS, Warning Systems, Monitoring, Phones, Gateways,...

2013-11-25 16:26:02

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente announced today a charitable contributions pledge of up to $1 million, which includes support to five nonprofit agencies for humanitarian relief and deployment of trained emergency volunteers following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines on Nov. 8. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130718/SF49717LOGO) A total of $200,000 will be issued immediately to five organizations: the American...

2013-11-25 08:23:56

Weight Watchers Donates $500,000 to Two Hunger Fighting Organizations As Members and Subscribers Lose Weight NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the company's continued fight against hunger and obesity, through the Lose For Good Campaign, Weight Watchers announced today that it will donate $500,000 to hunger fighting organizations Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign(® )and Action Against Hunger. The Lose For Good Campaign is an annual initiative that allows...

2013-11-23 16:20:16

Kobe Bryant Joins Over 12,000 Participants Who Mobilized to End Homelessness in the Homeless Capital of the Nation LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 7th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk in Exposition Park in downtown Los Angeles. Lakers star Kobe Bryant, the event's Honorary Chair for the third straight year, addressed over 12,000 participants and gave the official start to the runners and walkers. With 58,423...

2013-11-19 12:44:23

With the temperature outside falling, the plight of the homeless during the winter months is coming into sharper focus. New research by a University of Pittsburgh professor—showing that competition can spur the homeless to save more—offers a possible insight into helping the homeless improve their future prospects. The paper, titled “Competition As a Savings Incentive: A Field Experiment at a Homeless Shelter” and written by faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh and...

2013-11-18 20:21:22

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, International Medical Corps is operating four mobile medical units (MMUs) in devastated communities in Guiuan, Medellin, Homonhon Island and Hernani. Ten days after the catastrophic storm made landfall, many urban areas reportedly now have access to sufficient relief services, but government officials have requested that humanitarian agencies continue to explore needs in more rural and...

2013-11-15 23:00:52

Urban Community Outreach thanks No More Poverty and its founders, Dr. Michael Omidi and his brother Julian Omidi, for their support. The Drop-In-Center works to advance the interests and promote the welfare of children, the economically-disadvantaged and homeless people, in the downtown Long Beach area by providing a nutritious meal and a safe place to be on Sundays when other local services are closed. (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 The Long Beach-based Urban Community Outreach thanks No...

2013-11-14 08:30:22

DALLAS, November 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Emergency Management and Incident Management Market [Web-EOC, Geospatial, ENS, Surveillance, CBRNE, HAZMAT, BCDR, DBMS, Warning Systems, Monitoring, Phones, Gateways, First Responders, Radars, Simulation] Market Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018)", segments the global market into various sub-segments with in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues. It also identifies the drivers and restraints for this market with...

2013-11-12 23:04:19

Intermedix Continues to Expand its Leadership Team Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Intermedix Corporation announced Tuesday that Gregg Lord recently joined the Intermedix leadership team as a vice president. Lord will oversee the Intermedix federal, military and international client services teams and will coordinate all efforts for current and prospective clients under these market groups. With more than 30 years of experience, Lord brings valuable emergency care knowledge to...