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2014-04-16 08:32:48

Komen Chicago has now donated nearly $15 million to Chicagoland organizations to fund research, navigation, screening, diagnostics and treatment support CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen® - Chicago today announced its 2014 class of grantees. The total award of nearly $1.3 million will be allocated across the 17 recipient organizations. Since its founding, Komen Chicago has awarded nearly $15 million to breast cancer programs of local organizations in an...

2014-03-05 23:30:37

The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced its 2014 Service Awards recipients, recognizing individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting the Foundation and advancing its mission to fund physical therapy research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy recently announced recipients of its 2014 Service Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a strong commitment to supporting...

2014-02-10 23:04:47

The Foundation for Physical Therapy recently announced that it has raised $3 million to fund a Center of Excellence, dedicated to training physical therapists in health services research. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced today that it has raised $3 million to fund a Center of Excellence, dedicated to training physical therapists in health services research. “Thank you to all who participated in our fundraising push last year to...

2014-02-08 23:03:46

Kurt Jacquin, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in San Antonio, TX is proud to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Kurt Jacquin, Owner of SuperSlow Zone in San Antonio, TX is proud to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient...

2014-01-07 16:25:02

Canine research could lead to earlier diagnoses and treatments for children with autism WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, one out of every 88 children in the United States is diagnosed with some form of autism, with these numbers steadily rising over the last decade. Alarmingly, it is believed that now one of every 54 young boys has some form of the disease. Though the instances of children on the autism spectrum are increasing year to year, the amount...

2013-12-19 12:28:41

BOSTON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team led by the Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis (ACP) has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to create the Multiple Sclerosis Patient-Powered Research Network (MS-PPRN). The MS-PPRN is one of 29 health data networks that were approved for a total of $93.5 million from PCORI to form the PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, a new national...

2013-12-06 12:25:05

Cablevision, AMC Networks and The Madison Square Garden Company Hosted Annual Fundraising Event that Welcomed 1,300 Guests at Hard Rock Cafe in NYC BETHPAGE, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday evening, December 5, Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC), AMC Networks, and The Madison Square Garden Company hosted the thirteenth annual Holiday Rock & Roll Bash to benefit The Lustgarten Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit funder of pancreatic cancer...

2013-12-05 23:31:00

Industry veteran and philanthropist, Roger Magowitz, joins Mattress Firm as the charitable foundation Executive Director. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Mattress Firm, Inc., (NASDAQ:MFRM) the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, today announced that it has appointed industry veteran and philanthropist, Roger Magowitz, as the executive director of the Mattress Firm Foundation. He will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Foundation which raises awareness and funds for...

2013-11-25 12:21:52

150 communities in Canada and United States to experience the 'train of lights' CALGARY, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The 15(th) year of Canadian Pacific's Holiday Train launches its annual rolling fundraiser in support of food bank programs along its network in Canada and the United States. The 2013 CP Holiday Train program launches on November 25(th) in Kahnawake, Quebec, formally kicking off the three-week journey of two brightly decorated trains across Canada and the United...

2013-11-05 16:25:39

The brightest minds in research, academics and advocacy unite at the Lung Cancer Living Room SAN CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) is proud to present The Next Decade in Lung Cancer, a three-part series of the Lung Cancer Living Room, the nation's premiere live-streamed support group for patients, family and friends. "We are asking the big question. What will it take to make lung cancer a chronically managed disease in...