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TV And Broadway Actress Julie Halston To Receive Tony Award For Advocacy Work In Support Of Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:29pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and comedienne, Julie Halston, a dynamic advocate for people living with pulmonary fibrosis, will receive the 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award on Sunday, Sept. 26, in recognition of her charitable work for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF).

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and comedienne, Julie Halston, a dynamic advocate for people living with pulmonary fibrosis, will receive the 2020 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award on Sunday, Sept. 26, in recognition of her charitable work for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF).
  • We are so thrilled Julie is receiving the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award and we are truly grateful for all that she has done for our community."
  • The gala began as a tribute to former Associated Press theater critic, Michael Kuchwara, who died from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in 2010.
  • The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation is the nation's leading education and advocacy organization for the more than 250,000 Americans impacted by pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and interstitial lung disease (ILD).

North Texas Food Bank and State Fair of Texas Host “Feed the Need” Food Drive

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:05pm

From discounted admission via a food donation drive, to a special pop-up shop, to countless volunteer opportunities, the State Fair of Texas boasts many ways for the community to get involved and support the North Texas Food Bank.

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  • From discounted admission via a food donation drive, to a special pop-up shop, to countless volunteer opportunities, the State Fair of Texas boasts many ways for the community to get involved and support the North Texas Food Bank.
  • The team at the State Fair of Texas has supported the North Texas Food Bank for more than three decades, said Jennifer Schuder Senior Vice President of Marketing for the State Fair of Texas.
  • The North Texas Food Bank team is forever grateful to our longstanding partners at the State Fair of Texas, said Trisha Cunningham, President and CEO of the North Texas Food Bank.
  • The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked non-profit hunger-relief organization that sources, packages and distributes food through a network of more than 200 Partner Agencies across 13 North Texas counties.

Wounded Warriors Family Support Becomes Official Sponsor of Camp Corral

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:00pm

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wounded Warriors Family Support has become an official sponsor of Camp Corral, a leading provider of support and enrichment opportunities for the children of this nations wounded, ill and fallen military heroes.

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  • OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wounded Warriors Family Support has become an official sponsor of Camp Corral, a leading provider of support and enrichment opportunities for the children of this nations wounded, ill and fallen military heroes.
  • With a shared focus on providing respite to those who care for wounded and ill service members, Wounded Warriors Family Support and Camp Corral will collaborate to ensure their programs are available to as many families as possible.
  • Its an honor and privilege to join forces with Camp Corral to expand Wounded Warriors Family Supports programs through outdoor adventures and resilience programming for the children and families of our nations veterans and caregivers, Wounded Warriors Family Support CEO and President Kate McCauley said.
  • This makes Camp Corral, based in Raleigh, North Carolina, a natural focus of support for Wounded Warriors Family Support due to its concentration on providing support to combat-wounded warriors, their caregivers and family members.

Greater Good Charities Celebrates 14 Years of Amplifying the Good by Launching Good Fix Program

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 3:02pm

Seattle, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Good Charities celebrates 14 years of amplifying the good with the launch of its 14th program, appropriately named Good Fix.

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  • Seattle, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Greater Good Charities celebrates 14 years of amplifying the good with the launch of its 14th program, appropriately named Good Fix.
  • Good Fix will help communities they serve by off-setting costs that local pet shelter, rescue, and community programs incur each year.
  • To learn more about Good Fix and how Greater Good Charities is amplifying the good, please visit greatergood.org/good-fix.
  • To learn more about how Greater Good Charities is amplifying the good across the globe, please visit greatergood.org or follow Facebook , Instagram , Twitter , YouTube and TikTok .

Navy SEAL Foundation's 2021 Evening of Tribute Raises over $5 million in support of SEALs and their families

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 12:30am

Brown, who co-chaired the event with his wife Anna, addressed the crowd and recognized those in attendance who served in America's armed forces, both past, and present. "A year ago, when we started planning this very special evening, we knew that it would be held right after the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 -- a day that forever changed our lives and our country," said Brown. He continued, "and we knew it would also be a very special time to honor the brave, the fearless, and the selfless Navy SEALs and Naval Special Warfare [community]."

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  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --On Tuesday evening, the Navy SEAL Foundation hosted its 10th Annual Midwest Evening of Tribute at the beautiful Chicago Hilton.
  • Mr. Brown concluded the evening by thanking those in attendance for their steadfast support of the Navy SEAL Foundation and America's warriors and families.
  • The 2022 Navy SEAL Foundation Evening of Tribute is planned for next September.
  • About the Navy SEAL Foundation:
    The mission of the Navy SEAL Foundation (NSF) is to provide immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community and its families, the families of NSW fallen, and SEAL and SWCC veterans.

San Antonio U.S. Army Veteran Scott Adams Will Be Presented with Ford F-150 Truck

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 8:00pm

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wounded Warriors Family Support will present U.S. Army veteran Scott Adams of San Antonio with a 2021 Ford F-150 truck as part of the 2021 Drive the Journey Powered by Microsoft Employee Giving.

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  • SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wounded Warriors Family Support will present U.S. Army veteran Scott Adams of San Antonio with a 2021 Ford F-150 truck as part of the 2021 Drive the Journey Powered by Microsoft Employee Giving.
  • Adams was injured Jan. 26, 2007, by an improvised explosive device that blew up under a vehicle.
  • Adams and his wife recently moved to San Antonio from Minnesota.
  • Adams and Maggie Bilyeu, a fellow Army veteran from San Antonio, will receive Drive the Journey trucks Oct. 27 in Irving, Texas.

Camp Corral Welcomes Wounded Warriors Family Support as Sponsor of Programs for Children and Families of Wounded Warriors

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 7:00pm

"It's an honor and privilege to join forces with Camp Corral to expand Wounded Warriors Family Support's programs through outdoor adventures and resilience programming for the children and families of our nation's veterans and caregivers," said Kate McCauley, CEO & President at WWFS.

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  • "It's an honor and privilege to join forces with Camp Corral to expand Wounded Warriors Family Support's programs through outdoor adventures and resilience programming for the children and families of our nation's veterans and caregivers," said Kate McCauley, CEO & President at WWFS.
  • Wounded Warriors Family Supportis an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide support to the families of those who have been wounded, injured, or killed during combat operations.
  • Rated a four-star nonprofit by Charity Navigator,Wounded Warriors Family Supportaids veterans and their families in healing the wounds that medicine cannot.
  • Camp Corralisa national non-profit organizationwhose mission is to transform the lives of children of this nation's wounded, ill, and fallen military heroes.

Tony the Tiger® and Mission Tiger Partner with Giant Food to Give More Kids Access to Middle School Sports

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:21pm

For the first time, Tony the Tiger and Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Mission Tiger are teaming up with Giant Food to make a $20,000 donation via DonorsChoose to help fund middle school sports in Washington, D.C. and Maryland, and keep kids active.

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  • For the first time, Tony the Tiger and Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Mission Tiger are teaming up with Giant Food to make a $20,000 donation via DonorsChoose to help fund middle school sports in Washington, D.C. and Maryland, and keep kids active.
  • This September, Mission Tiger will be launching a unique match offer to support middle school sports projects in Washington, D.C. and Marylandup to $20,000.
  • Giant Food is a brand of Ahold Delhaize USA, which operates more than 2,000 stores under multiple banners across the country.
  • "We are thrilled to announce that donations to local middle school sports projects are being matched, thanks to support from Mission Tiger and Giant Food.

Tony the Tiger® and Mission Tiger Partner with Stop & Shop to Give More Kids Access to Middle School Sports

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:05pm

Since 2019, Tony the Tiger and Kellogg's Frosted Flakes have embarked on a mission to give more kids access to the benefits of sports with the launch of Mission Tiger , an initiative to help save middle schools sports.

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  • Since 2019, Tony the Tiger and Kellogg's Frosted Flakes have embarked on a mission to give more kids access to the benefits of sports with the launch of Mission Tiger , an initiative to help save middle schools sports.
  • This September, Mission Tiger will be launching a unique match offer to support middle school sports projects in New Jersey, Rhode Island and Connecticut up to $20,000.
  • For every $1 given to a qualifying project, Mission Tiger and Stop & Shop will give an additional $4, while funds last, helping to make sure all students have access to sports.
  • "We are thrilled to announce that donations to local middle school sports projects are being matched, thanks to support from Mission Tiger and Stop & Shop.

Tony the Tiger® and Mission Tiger Partner with Food Lion to Give More Kids Access to Middle School Sports

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 5:00pm

For the first time, Tony the Tiger and Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Mission Tiger are teaming up with Food Lion to make a $10,000 donation via DonorsChoose to help fund middle school sports in North Carolina and keep kids active.

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  • For the first time, Tony the Tiger and Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Mission Tiger are teaming up with Food Lion to make a $10,000 donation via DonorsChoose to help fund middle school sports in North Carolina and keep kids active.
  • This September, Mission Tiger will be launching a unique match offer to support middle school sports projects in North Carolina and Virginia up to $10,000.
  • "We are thrilled to announce that donations to local middle school sports projects are being matched, thanks to support from Mission Tiger and Food Lion.
  • "We appreciate Kellogg's Frosted Flakes and Mission Tiger commitment to making a big impact in the towns and cities Food Lion serves," said Kevin Durkee, manager of Food Lion Feeds at Food Lion.