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2014-07-01 12:27:59

SLOUGH, England, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GBP240,0000 funds raised for Save the Children In its tenth consecutive year, RB, the leading global health and hygiene company and makers of products such as Nurofen and Dettol, have generated GBP240,000 in support of Save the Children, from the RB Charity Golf Day fundraiser event held in Wentworth, Surrey. This is the largest fundraising sum that has been raised at the annual event since it started in...

2014-06-18 12:29:57

FAIRFIELD, Conn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Save the Children announced today a new global philanthropic community called the "Simon Society," named after Emmy Award-winning co-creator of "The Simpsons" and long-time children's benefactor, Sam Simon. "Sam is incredibly compassionate and caring about children," said Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children. "In his own understated way, he has made a world of difference for many children over the years through his...

2014-05-27 08:29:56

WESTPORT, Conn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Save the Children, the world's top independent charity for children, is excited to partner with RB, maker of Mucinex(®), MegaRed(®) and Lysol(®), to raise funds and awareness for the organization. On May 31, more than 220 employees from RB will participate in the Ride to Montauk, raising more than $100,000 for Save the Children. "RB is one of our top global supporters and has always found creative ways to get their colleagues engaged,"...

2014-05-13 08:27:34

American Icon Named Ambassador for Save the Children's Get Ready Get Safe Initiative WESTPORT, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lassie, beloved American icon for generations, is taking on a new role to protect U.S. children from disaster as ambassador for Save the Children's Get Ready Get Safe initiative, the nonprofit organization announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/86918 "We're thrilled that Lassie is joining the team. Who better to show...

2014-05-06 08:28:59

Save the Children Asks Fashion Models to do the Impossible NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Children and Big Block Live take an unconventional approach to a serious subject in their Mother's Day video, "The Most Important 'Sexy' Model Video Ever," released today. The revealing video uses sex appeal to expose the pressing needs of mothers in war-torn countries and urge social media users to take action. Created by Big Block Live directors, Josh Ruben and...

2014-05-05 16:25:06

Program Celebrates Those Who Go Above and Beyond in Caring for Others NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson, the Official Healthcare Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil(TM), announced today the six finalists for the US Champions of Care program, which was created to shine a spotlight on people who go above and beyond to do extraordinary things in caring for others. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84075 Developed by Johnson...

2014-04-29 12:25:49

WESTPORT, Conn., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Children is mobilizing staff and resources to respond to the needs of children impacted by a series of destructive tornadoes across central and southern states in the last two days. A Save the Children first response team arrived today in Mississippi, where the latest series of deadly tornadoes hit Monday and storm risk remains high. Save the Children has a strong history of more than 40 years working to protect...

2014-04-22 12:23:50

- Nine percent reduction in total product water impact per dose and seven percent reduction in carbon footprint per dose PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RB's 2013 Sustainability Report, Enabling Healthier Lives, published today, reveals that the company has achieved a nine percent reduction in lifecycle water impact per dose and seven percent reduction in carbon footprint per dose in 2013. For example, Vanish Power 02 Concentrate with Active Oxygen delivers twice the power in...

2014-04-09 00:21:46

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Children recognized U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) today with a Congressional Champion for Children award for his leadership on issues affecting children. The senator accepted the award at Save the Children's Advocacy Summit, in front of an audience of students who travelled across the country to Washington, D.C., to learn how to become an effective voice for children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/MM01439...

2014-04-09 00:21:44

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Children recognized U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY) today with a Congressional Champion for Children award for his leadership on issues affecting children. The congressman accepted the award at Save the Children's Advocacy Summit, in front of an audience of students who travelled across the country to Washington, D.C. to learn how to become an effective voice for children....


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  • To talk saucily.
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