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2010-09-24 11:15:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The maker of Quilted Northern Soft & Strong® and Susan G. Komen for the Cure® are teaming up for the seventh year to celebrate individuals in Chicago and encourage them to become Quilted Northern Soft & Strong® Champions. As an official sponsor in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®, Georgia-Pacific, the maker of Quilted Northern is celebrating volunteers at the upcoming...

2010-09-23 11:43:00

2010 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® Accomplishments DETROIT, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® announced that it has awarded more than $1.5 million to local breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs as a result of $2.3 million raised in the 2010 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. The announcement was made...

2010-09-21 13:40:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- NAPA AUTO PARTS and NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Martin Truex, Jr., are teaming up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to honor breast cancer victims, survivors and supporters via a special, one-of-a-kind paint scheme to be unveiled on the No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota during the AAA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 7. The fan-generated paint scheme will feature names of individuals affected by breast cancer....

2010-09-15 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Eggland's Best, Inc. (EB) is proud to support Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's largest breast cancer advocacy organization. For the first time in the brand's history, Eggland's Best will display the Komen for the Cure's running ribbon logo along with a pink version of their iconic "EB" stamp on their egg varieties during the autumn of 2010. "Susan G. Komen for the Cure is working in local communities to discover and deliver...

2010-09-10 17:40:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, September 14, 2010, Massage Envy, the nation's largest massage therapy provider, partners with Susan G. Komen for the Cure® to help win the fight against breast cancer by hosting Massage for the Cure. During this one-day event, 630 Massage Envy centers nationwide will offer $49 one-hour massage therapy sessions, with $15 from each massage directly benefiting local Susan G. Komen for the Cure Affiliates. Additional...

2010-09-09 23:01:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask.com, the number one online brand for questions and answers and an operating business of IAC (NYSE: IACI), today debuted its new Q&A Partner Platform and "Answers for the Cure" program - a unique way to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure® using Ask's recently-launched Q&A beta offering. The Q&A Partner Platform makes it easy for members of the Ask Q&A community to support charitable causes, such as...

2010-08-10 07:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Salesforce.com Foundation, the global leader in integrating philanthropy and business, today announced Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's largest breast cancer organization, has successfully deployed Salesforce CRM to power its VICTORY Platform that manages fundraising to end breast cancer forever. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050216/SFW105LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-07-09 12:26:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Maybe it's too hot in mid-July to run for a cause, or even walk for one. But everyone has to eat, right? That's the idea behind 1,000 Cooks for the Cure, part of an ongoing partnership between Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and KitchenAid that has raised nearly $7 million for the fight against breast cancer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100709/DE32969LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-07-07 14:50:00

SEATTLE, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line has topped the $2 million mark in contributions raised for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, a global leader in the fight against breast cancer, underscoring the line's place on Komen's prestigious Million Dollar Council Elite. On July 6, Holland America Line's President and CEO Stein Kruse celebrated the fundraising milestone aboard the line's newest ship, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, with Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founder and...

2010-06-17 09:00:00

ATLANTA, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- All Planet Smoothie locations celebrate breast cancer survivors by offering the first 50 customers who purchase a Pink Promise Smoothie, on June 21, a Planet Smoothie promotional card with a free download of national country music artist and Susan G. Komen for the Cure Ambassador, Candy Coburn's song "Pink WHAT: Warrior". In addition, customers...


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