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Western Dental and the SoCal Chapter of the NFL Alumni Provide Free Turkey Dinners

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 10:30pm

Under the partnership, Western Dental will provide volunteers and food donations for 300 families in need in the Southern California area.

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  • Under the partnership, Western Dental will provide volunteers and food donations for 300 families in need in the Southern California area.
  • Western Dental is a preferred dental provider for all of the Southern California Alumni Chapters members and provides dental services to NFL alumni players and their families, including orthodontics, dental implants, crowns and restorations, and pediatric dentistry.
  • The SoCal NFL Alumni is a valued Plan partner, said Lynn Thompson, Vice President-Payor & Plan Strategic Relations for Western Dental.
  • Western Dental dentists will provide care to a half-million Denti-Cal beneficiaries in 2019, and Western Dental is committed to continuing to partner with the State to improve the program.

Santa Creates Sensory-Friendly Memories for Children With Special Needs

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 8:31pm

This holiday season, children with autism or other disabilities can enjoy a tradition that many families take for granted: visiting Santa Claus.

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  • This holiday season, children with autism or other disabilities can enjoy a tradition that many families take for granted: visiting Santa Claus.
  • At Santa Cares events, lights are dimmed, music is lowered, and the event begins early, before holiday shoppers arrive.
  • Families can reserve a time to visit with Santa to avoid waiting in lines.
  • Santa has been specially trained to interact with special needs children and will take cues from a parent or caregiver who knows the childs abilities and preferences.

The AEG Community Foundation Launches Social Media Campaign #SpreadCheer Challenge to Kick Off AEG’s 2019 Annual Season of Giving

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 5:00pm

In celebration of its annual Season of Giving initiative, AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, and the AEG Community Foundation today launched the 2019 #SpreadCheer Challenge , a social media campaign that will provide three charities -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America , Playworks and Special Olympics USA -- with an opportunity to earn $25,000 from the AEG Community Foundation .

Key Points: 
  • In celebration of its annual Season of Giving initiative, AEG, the worlds leading sports and live entertainment company, and the AEG Community Foundation today launched the 2019 #SpreadCheer Challenge , a social media campaign that will provide three charities -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America , Playworks and Special Olympics USA -- with an opportunity to earn $25,000 from the AEG Community Foundation .
  • At AEG we pride ourselves on supporting our community partners throughout the year and shining a spotlight during the holiday season on the important work they do, said Martha Saucedo, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, AEG.
  • The AEG Community Foundation is excited to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Playworks and Special Olympics USA to engage audiences and raise awareness about these organizations through a fun and entertaining game challenge.
  • To find out more about AEG 1Community and the AEG Community Foundation, click here .

HomeServe Cares Foundation Launches New Round of the “Caring for Community” Grant Program

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 3:20pm

HomeServe USA, a leading provider of home repair solutions, is launching another solicitation for its HomeServe Cares Foundation Caring for Community grant program.

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  • HomeServe USA, a leading provider of home repair solutions, is launching another solicitation for its HomeServe Cares Foundation Caring for Community grant program.
  • Driven by the mission to support those who served, the HomeServe Cares Foundation will award grants to two organizations in this round to address in-home accessibility, homelessness issues, counseling services or job training for veterans.
  • HomeServe is committed to providing resources to assist veterans, who are an integral part of our community and culture, said HomeServe CEO John Kitzie.
  • Since launching the Caring for Community grant program in April 2019, the HomeServe Cares Foundation has awarded six grants to organizations around the U.S.

The Dr. M. Lee Pearce Foundation Announces Grant Recipients for 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 2:26pm

The $100,000 grant will assist the organization to further its work and develop new approaches in the care of the aged.

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  • The $100,000 grant will assist the organization to further its work and develop new approaches in the care of the aged.
  • We are committed to supporting organizations such as Sherrill House which combines two of Dr. Pearces passions classical music and medicine, said Charles Douglas, chairman and president of The Dr. M. Lee Pearce Foundation, Inc.
  • The Dr. M. Lee Pearce Foundation, Inc. was established in 1984 by entrepreneur and business executive M. Lee Pearce.
  • The foundation is dedicated to the support of classical music and to improving medical care with an emphasis on aging.

DentaQuest Announces 2019 Health Equity Heroes

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

DentaQuest, the purpose-driven oral health company dedicated to improving the oral health of all, today announced the 2019 DentaQuest Health Equity Heroes, six individuals and a team, who are breaking down barriers and improving health for at-risk individuals in seven states.

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  • DentaQuest, the purpose-driven oral health company dedicated to improving the oral health of all, today announced the 2019 DentaQuest Health Equity Heroes, six individuals and a team, who are breaking down barriers and improving health for at-risk individuals in seven states.
  • Now in its fifth year, the DentaQuest Health Equity Hero awards program celebrates and promotes grassroots work that expands access to health care and prevents disease.
  • The 2019 DentaQuest Health Equity Heroes are:
    Head Start teams across Alabama are working to ensure Alabamas low-income children get a good start for school but they are also making sure the children and their families and caregivers get the health care, education and social services they need.
  • In addition to recognizing and promoting the contributions of the DentaQuest Health Equity Heroes, DentaQuest provides charitable contributions to nonprofit organizations committed to promoting health equity and identified by each of the heroes.

The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. Invests $6 Million in The Trevor Project’s Mission to End Suicide Among LGBTQ Youth

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

Over the next four years, the PwC Foundation will invest $6 million in The Trevor Project.

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  • Over the next four years, the PwC Foundation will invest $6 million in The Trevor Project.
  • This is a significant grant by the PwC Foundation, and the largest grant ever received by Trevor.
  • The $6 million grant will be used to dramatically expand The Trevor Projects ability to serve the more than 1.8 million LGBTQ young people estimated to seriously consider suicide each year.
  • "We're grateful to the PwC Foundation for making a bold investment in our mission to end suicide among LGBTQ youth.

Janie and Jack Partners With Designer and Entrepreneur Rachel Zoe to Launch Holiday Party Collection That Gives Back

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 1:55pm

Today, childrens fashion brand, Janie and Jack , debuts their newest collection with celebrated fashion designer and entrepreneur, Rachel Zoe.

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  • Today, childrens fashion brand, Janie and Jack , debuts their newest collection with celebrated fashion designer and entrepreneur, Rachel Zoe.
  • The Party Collection offers glamourous styles for girls and boys to ensure they are dressed for those special holiday occasions.
  • The Party and Resort Collections combine Rachels exceptional taste and glamour with Janie and Jacks modern twist on classic fashion.
  • Rachel Zoe
    On December 3, Rachel Zoe and Janie and Jack will introduce a second collection, featuring resort wear for girls and boys to prepare for winter family getaways.

Ulta Black Friday Deals (2019): The Best Early Ulta Perfume & Makeup Deals Compared by Deal Tomato

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 12:30pm

Visit Amazon's Black Friday page and Walmart's Deal Drop page for their latest deals.

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  • Visit Amazon's Black Friday page and Walmart's Deal Drop page for their latest deals.
  • Cosmetic retailer Ulta Beauty is the brand shoppers turn to for both high-end and budget beauty products.
  • Also, Ulta Beauty has an in-house collection composed of quality yet affordable blush, foundation, contour kits, lipsticks and more.
  • Walmart also kicks off the holiday shopping season very early this year, as its Early Deals Drop begins on October 25 at midnight.

$1 Million Awarded to African Entrepreneurs in Grand Finale of the Jack Ma Foundation Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative

Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 11:55am

Last night the Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa.

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  • Last night the Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191117005049/en/
    Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative Finale Judges (from left to right) - Strive Masiyiwa, Jack Ma, Ibukun Awosika, and Joe Tsai (Photo: Business Wire)
    The ANPI is a flagship initiative of the Jack Ma Foundation, created by Jack Ma after his first trip to Africa in 2017.
  • The Jack Ma Foundation has committed to running the competition for 10 years.
  • Each of these entrepreneurs looked at big challenges facing their communities, and saw them as opportunities, said Jack Ma, Founder of the Alibaba Group and Jack Ma Foundation.