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2012-12-11 12:26:38

HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing their unique charitable partnership, Montblanc and Texas Children's Cancer Center have launched a new initiative allowing people across the United States to show their support for children and adolescents fighting cancer by providing an opportunity to purchase a specially designed bracelet to be given to the parent of a pediatric cancer patient this holiday season. Purchase the bracelet as a gift for the parent of a Cancer Center patient...

2012-11-01 15:27:22

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This November and December, The Glad Products Company is encouraging consumers to bake a difference for Cookies for Kids' Cancer(TM), a non-profit organization that supports research for new and improved treatments for pediatric cancer through cookie exchanges and bake sales. Through the Glad® Holiday Cookie Exchange, Glad is turning cookies into currency by donating up to $1 for every cookie sent, sold or exchanged this November and December,...

2012-09-25 06:27:35

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though thousands of families in the U.S. feel the impact each year of pediatric cancer, a new poll cites that nearly half (49 percent) of Americans are unaware that pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in children. The poll, executed in September, which is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, was commissioned by Northwestern Mutual as part of its new philanthropic program to generate greater awareness about...

2012-09-20 10:21:16

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyundai Hope On Wheels(®), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, alongside Hyundai Motor America executives, congressional leaders and local children's hospitals, held a press conference today as part of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Its purpose was to celebrate the achievements of the Hope On Wheels third annual September Hyundai Hope Grant program - which supports medical research and programs that improve quality of life...

2012-09-14 02:20:24

Three local hospitals to receive $250,000 Hyundai Hope Grants to support pediatric cancer research WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Hyundai Hope On Wheels®, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, alongside Hyundai Motor America executives, congressional leaders and local children's hospitals, will hold a press conference on Thursday, September 20, 2012, as part of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The press conference will be held in the Rayburn House...

2012-09-05 23:02:15

In support of patients undergoing treatment for pediatric cancer, this September during National Childhood Cancer Awareness month, Greeting Card Universe, the world´s largest greeting card store, will donate 100% of profits from the sales of specific greeting card collections to Kiss the Toad Creations. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 In support of patients undergoing treatment for pediatric cancer, this September during National Childhood Cancer Awareness month, Greeting...

2012-09-04 06:24:10

30 Days, 1 Cause PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia launches 30 Days, 1 Cause, an advertising and social media campaign to bring the issue of funding for pediatric cancer research to the forefront as part of September's Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120904/DC66813) The 30 Days, 1 Cause campaign encourages the community to register for the Four Seasons Parkway Run/Walk, and learn...

2012-09-02 23:04:09

Funding Is Needed to Advance Research and Treatment to Cure Kids with Cancer Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 The Children´s Hospital of Philadelphia launches 30 Days, 1 Cause, an advertising and social media campaign to bring the issue of funding for pediatric cancer research to the forefront as part of September´s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The 30 Days, 1 Cause campaign encourages the community to register for the Four Seasons Parkway Run/Walk, and learn how to...

2012-08-31 06:20:21

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with September National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Hyundai Motor America and Hyundai Hope On Wheels will be donating more than $10 million to fund pediatric cancer research at Children's Oncology Group (COG) institutions across the United States. Since its inception in 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has committed more than $57 million to childhood cancer research and programs for kids and families battling the disease. This...

2012-07-23 06:26:27

MILWAUKEE, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual meeting of more than 10,000 financial representatives and staff members today, Northwestern Mutual announced its new multi-year philanthropic program to fight childhood cancer. The effort, through the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, builds upon the company's legacy of helping children and families. It leverages Northwestern Mutual's field force throughout the country to implement a range of community events and programs to raise...