Poverty

Braun-Bostich & Associates to Participate in Mon Valley Leathernecks 2022 Toys for Tots Drive

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Saturday, December 3, 2022

CANONSBURG, Pa., Dec. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Braun-Bostich & Associates, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor and comprehensive financial planning firm located in greater Pittsburgh, will participate yet again in a Toys for Tots Drive hosted by the Mon Valley Leatherneck Association, the United Mine Workers of America Local 1197, and the Cokeburg Volunteer Fire Department.

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  • "I am very proud to be participating again in this annual Toys for Tots drive and event," said Amy Braun-Bostich, founder and CEO of Braun-Bostich & Associates.
  • Toys for Tots began in 1947 as the brainchild of Marine Corps Reserve Major Bill Hendricks.
  • Presently, the Marine Toys for Tots Program distributes an average of 18 million toys to 7 million less fortunate children annually.
  • To learn more about the complete origin and evolution of the Toys for Tots program, please click here .

Highlights - Workshop on Menstrual poverty - 08.12.22 - Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Workshop on Menstrual poverty - 08.12.22

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  • Workshop on Menstrual poverty - 08.12.22
    On Thursday, 08 December 2022, the FEMM Committee will hold a workshop on Menstrual poverty organised by the Policy Department on Citizens Rights and Constitutional Affairs.
  • Period poverty is a lack of access to menstrual products, education, hygiene facilities, waste management, or a combination of these.
  • People who experience period poverty are unable to purchase the menstrual products they need, and, in many cases, this means that they cannot go to school or work or otherwise participate in daily life.
  • It can make people feel shamed for menstruating, and the stigma surrounding periods prevents individuals from talking about it.

Tieks' Customers Pounce on Limited-Edition Black Friday Release

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, Los Angeles-based shoemaker Tieks released – and sold out – its seventh annual limited-edition Black Friday ballet flat - Black Leopard. Inspired by one of the animal kingdom's most elusive creatures - widely known for its power and grace - the limited-edition Black Leopard Tieks mimicked the appearance of the animal's coat and were accompanied by a black and grey leopard topper on the classic Tiek Blue box.

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  • Black Leopard became available exclusively on Tieks' website on Thursday, November 24, and sold out within several hours.
  • "Since the inception of our Black Friday release seven years ago, the annual release has become a tradition for the Tieks community," said Kfir Gavrieli, founder and CEO of Tieks.
  • "It's always remarkable to see the reception our Black Friday releases receive, and Black Leopard was no exception."
  • Customers can see the elusive Black Leopard Tieks here and join Tieks' newsletter to hear about upcoming promotions and launches.

World AIDS Day Brings to Light AIDS Epidemic's Disproportionate Impact on Black and Brown Lives

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for "World AIDS Day," the National AIDS Memorial (NAM), Southern AIDS Coalition (SAC), and Gilead Sciences, are working to 'change the pattern,' in Alabama with the largest display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt ever in the state. A major feature will be a panel created by legendary civil rights icon Rosa Parks, as well as newly made panels honoring Alabamians lost to AIDS. The Quilt display and community activities take place Nov. 30 - Dec. 4 in Montgomery, Selma, Birmingham, and other cities. 

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  • Change the Pattern (CTP) is a call to action to end HIV in Black, Brown, and LGBTQ+ communities across the South.
  • Change the Pattern (CTP) is a call to action to end HIV in Black, Brown, and LGBTQ+ communities across the South.
  • The five-day, 70-section Quilt displays include quilting workshops, educational forums, and events coinciding with "World AIDS Day."
  • "Black and Brown communities in the South are facing the highest number of new HIV cases in the U.S.

Abell Auction Co. Presents the Estate of Larry Flynt (1942-2021) on December 13

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Abell Auction Co. is proud to present the estate of Larry Flynt (19422021), the iconic public figure who helmed the HUSTLER empire and worked tirelessly to expand the parameters of free speech in America.

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  • Abell Auction Co. is proud to present the estate of Larry Flynt (19422021), the iconic public figure who helmed the HUSTLER empire and worked tirelessly to expand the parameters of free speech in America.
  • The online auction will be held on Tuesday, December 13 at 9 a.m. PST.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221201005344/en/
    This Christmas photo of Larry Flynt and his wife Elizabeth Berrios was taken at the Los Angeles headquarters of Larry Flynt Publications in 2008.
  • Abell Auction Co. will offer treasured items from the Flynt estate at its December 13 online sale.

Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive the Career Achievement Honor at AARP The Magazine's 21st Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AARP The Magazine announced today that Jamie Lee Curtis will receive the 2022 Movies for Grownups® Career Achievement Award. Curtis — a critically acclaimed actress across film and television; a recipient of two Golden Globe® Awards, a British Academy Film Award, a People's Choice Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame; an Emmy® nominee; and the winner of the Golden Lion Career Honorary Award at the 78th Venice International Film Festival — will be honored at the 21st annual Movies for Grownups® (MFG) Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 28, 2023, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • "Jamie Lee Curtis' longstanding, ever-increasing career shatters Hollywood's outmoded stereotypes about aging, and it exemplifies what AARP's Movies for Grownups program is all about," said AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins.
  • For more than two decades, AARP's Movies for Grownups program has championed movies for grownups, by grownups, by advocating for the 50-plus audience, fighting industry ageism, and encouraging films and TV shows that resonate with older viewers.
  • "It broke the box office," she told AARP, "and it starred a woman over 50.
  • Proceeds from the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards will benefit Wish of a Lifetime From AARP to help grant life-changing wishes for older adults and shift the way society views aging.

Creation Investments Closes Fifth Impact Fund with More Than $270 Million of Capital Commitments

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Creation Investments Capital Management, LLC (Creation Investments), a global impact investment manager in emerging markets, today announced the final close of Creation Investments Social Ventures Fund V (Creation V), the most recent portfolio in its flagship private equity fund family.

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  • CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Creation Investments Capital Management, LLC (Creation Investments), a global impact investment manager in emerging markets, today announced the final close of Creation Investments Social Ventures Fund V (Creation V), the most recent portfolio in its flagship private equity fund family.
  • Creation V is oversubscribed with more than $270 million in commitments from a diverse group of investors, including insurance companies, pensions, foundations, fund of funds managers, and family offices.
  • Through Creation V, Creation Investments is committed to increasing access to financial capital to the unbanked and underbanked populations in emerging markets, with a focus on India and Mexico.
  • Creation Investments Capital Management, LLC (Creation Investments), is a global impact investment manager in emerging markets.

Shimmy Launches iPhone Workout Advent Calendar For A Feel-Good Holiday Season

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO , Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shimmy, a 501(c)(3) non-profit on a mission to get America moving this holiday season, launches a free iPhone app designed as an advent calendar.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shimmy , a 501(c)(3) non-profit on a mission to get America moving this holiday season, launches a free iPhone app designed as an advent calendar.
  • Through encouraging seven minutes of movement per day, Shimmy aims to promote mental and physical wellness, along with a sense of togetherness and community during the busy holiday season.
  • With giving back at its core, Shimmy is donating $25 to charity on behalf of each person who completes the full workout calendar.
  • The free Shimmy iPhone app is designed like an advent calendar, surprising users with a "fun size" workout video each day starting Dec 1, 2022.

GIVE THE GIFT OF READING THIS HOLIDAY SEASON - EPIC ANNOUNCES 2022 HOLIDAY COLLECTION AND GIVE-BACK CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT CHILDREN IN NEED

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the holiday season and in the spirit of giving and learning, Epic, the leading digital reading platform for kids, has announced this year's holiday collection and give-back campaign, Cozy Up & Read. Epic has partnered with Andrews McMeel Publishing and Baby2Baby to donate 2,000 books to kids in need with each gifting of or upgrade to Epic Unlimited this holiday season.

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  • Epic partners with Andrews McMeel Publishing and Baby2Baby to gift thousands of new books to children in need with every new Epic subscription this holiday season.
  • Epic has partnered with Andrews McMeel Publishing and Baby2Baby to donate 2,000 books to kids in need with each gifting of or upgrade to Epic Unlimited this holiday season.
  • This holiday season, the gift of reading for kids is also a gift of freedom for parents.
  • "At Epic, we understand the importance of reading for young children and want to inspire learning this holiday season through this specially curated collection of books.

ACF Equity Research signs My Language Connection as Official Language Partner

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

London, United Kingdom, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Research House ACF Equity Research (ACF) today announced My Language Connection (MLC) as its official language partner.

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  • London, United Kingdom, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Research House ACF Equity Research (ACF) today announced My Language Connection (MLC) as its official language partner.
  • Investment research is continually evolving, says Christopher Nicholson, Managing Director and Head of Research at ACF Equity Research.
  • My Language Connection is an ISO 17100 & 90012015 accredited translation agency , specialising in language services for a range of technical industries.
  • ACF Equity Research is an independent investment research company specialising in the highest specification independent equity research for corporate clients, which is then distributed globally and is free to investors.