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2014-01-13 08:29:33

Second Annual REAL Awards announced by Save the Children and the Frontline Health Workers Coalition Recognize Extraordinary Health Workers in the U.S. and Around the World LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The same night Hollywood conferred honors to television and movie stars at the Golden Globes, just 70 miles away the second annual REAL Awards honorees were announced at the Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit hosted by the Masimo Foundation for...

2013-11-13 12:23:21

'All children deserve the chance to succeed, but right now millions don't get one,' says the passionate advocate and mom WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drawing on her experience advocating for early education programs across the country, Save the Children Artist Ambassador Jennifer Garner helped launch bipartisan legislation on Capitol Hill Wednesday that would dramatically expand early learning opportunities in America....

2013-09-25 12:30:15

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In New York State, this initiative would provide 16,453 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 55,500 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or...

2013-09-23 00:20:38

Second Annual Awards Program to Recognize Health Worker Honorees in the United States and Around the World WESTPORT, Conn., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The day after honors were conferred to stars of the small screen, Save the Children and the Frontline Health Workers Coalition are launching the second annual REAL Awards, a unique global awards program designed to develop greater respect and appreciation for health workers and the lifesaving care they provide globally, as well as in the...

2013-06-20 16:27:46

DETROIT, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Volunteers are the heart and soul of The Children's Center. We are pleased to join with Lisa to announce our 2013 Lisa V. Ford Volunteer Heart & Soul Award winners." said Debora Matthews, President & CEO of The Children's Center - Detroit, Michigan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090423/CCWCLOGO) June 20(th), 2013 marks the fifth annual Lisa V. Ford Volunteer Heart & Soul Appreciation, presented by Ford Motor...

2013-05-17 08:20:04

DETROIT, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Center of Wayne County hosted its ninth annual Power of Possibilities Breakfast fundraiser, themed "Children Are the Heroes!" More than 500 community and business leaders gathered at Detroit's Westin Book Cadillac for the event presented by Ford Motor Company. Event proceeds exceeded $390,000 including a $90,000 challenge match from Lisa & Bill Ford, along with the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation. (Logo:...

2013-03-27 12:25:56

--Watch the live webcast at www.q13fox.com and www.weday.com-- SEATTLE, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the first-ever U.S. We Day kicks off in Seattle with a remarkable lineup of speakers and performers, including Magic Johnson, Jennifer Hudson and Seattle Seahawks Head Coach, Pete Carroll, taking the stage to inspire 15,000 young people at the KeyArena at Seattle Center. An initiative of international charity and educational partner Free The Children, We Day is the...

2013-03-15 04:20:47

INDIANAPOLIS, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Museum of Indianapolis is pairing superpowered heroes from pop culture to world culture to create a superpower showdown this spring break. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/superheroes-a-superpowered-spring-break-at-the-worlds-largest-childrens-museum-198352032.html Unique powers have transformed ordinary mortals into extraordinary heroes and villains...

2013-02-04 12:23:18

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been named the nation's best pediatric hospital by Parents magazine. In addition to the overall ranking, CHOP was ranked in the top 3 in all 6 specialties included in the survey. Parent's magazine ranked Children's Hospital's Cancer Center and emergency medicine first; the Cardiac Center tied for first; neonatology ranked second and orthopedics and pulmonology ranked third. "We are honored by...

2013-02-01 12:23:35

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The smallest hearts can have some of the biggest problems, as one in 120 babies is born each year with a heart defect. Today, many teenagers and young adults are breaking new ground as survivors of heart defects that were once lethal in infancy. These survivors are inspiring examples of the advances in cardiology research and care, with many treatments and procedures pioneered at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (Photo:...