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Olympic Gold Medalist and Author Scott Hamilton Featured at Samaritas 'Be the Rock' Gala in Grand Rapids on September 19

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 8:00pm

The gala will feature a keynote speech by Scott Hamilton , Olympic gold medalist, best-selling author, and adoptive father.

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  • The gala will feature a keynote speech by Scott Hamilton , Olympic gold medalist, best-selling author, and adoptive father.
  • "We're thrilled to have Scott Hamilton join us for our return to the Amway Grand Plaza for an in-person event," said Sam Beals, CEO at Samaritas.
  • During the annual Be the Rock Gala, Samaritas will recognize business leaders for creating ripples of positive change throughout the community.
  • Visit samaritas.org/BeTheRock for Be the Rock Gala ticket information, including a special VIP reception with Scott Hamilton.

DGAP-News: AURELIUS sells operating business of Transform Hospital Group to Y1 Capital

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 7:02am

Munich, August 16, 2022 AURELIUS announces the disposal of Transform Hospital Groups operating business to the UK-based private equity firm Y1 Capital.

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  • Munich, August 16, 2022 AURELIUS announces the disposal of Transform Hospital Groups operating business to the UK-based private equity firm Y1 Capital.
  • Transform Hospital Group (THG) was formed, during AURELIUS ownership, from the merger of separate businesses Transform and The Hospital Group.
  • While the operating businesses for cosmetic surgery and medical aesthetics is sold to Y1 Capital, AURELIUS will continue to own The Pines hospital located in Manchester.
  • With its group charity AURELIUS Refugee Initiative e.V., AURELIUS provides comprehensive support to refugees on their way towards a better life.

Kyivstar to Provide National Digital Health Service for Ukraine

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 6:00am

Kyivstar to bring Digital Health Services to All Ukrainians, both home and abroad,

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  • Kyivstar to bring Digital Health Services to All Ukrainians, both home and abroad,
    Amsterdam, 16 August 2022: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and services,today announces that its subsidiary in Ukraine, Kyivstar, is to launch a national digital health service and make it available to all Ukrainians as part of the countrys Digital Ukraine strategy.
  • The new digital health service will bring together the expertise of Kyivstar in providing world-class digital services powered by high-quality converged connectivity , with Helsis experience in digital healthcare for patients.
  • Helsi is the largest medical information system and leading digital health care provider in Ukraine.
  • Kyivstar is the largest digital operator in Ukraine with 24.8 million mobile subscribers and over 1.2 million home internet subscribers as of June 2022.

Premera Blue Cross Invests $3 Million to Bridge Gaps in Mental Health, Health Equity Access in Washington, Alaska

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 9:02pm

NAMI Alaska received $75,000 to expand their mental health work to reach underserved populations in rural and remote communities in Alaska.

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  • NAMI Alaska received $75,000 to expand their mental health work to reach underserved populations in rural and remote communities in Alaska.
  • NAMI Spokane received $100,000 to implement a new mental health navigation service and decrease preventable consequences of untreated mental health conditions, such as homelessness, hospitalizations, and justice involvement.
  • Somali Health Board received $150,000 to further expand mental health outreach and education in King Countys Somali community.
  • Sultana New Ventures, LLC - Recover Alaska received $150,000 to support mental health workforce development in partnership with University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA).

Government of Canada funds projects for low-income adults focused on financial well-being

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 8:00pm

The SDPP Children and Families Component provides funding for socially innovative projects that maximize outcomes and community impact through partnerships and social innovation.

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  • The SDPP Children and Families Component provides funding for socially innovative projects that maximize outcomes and community impact through partnerships and social innovation.
  • This project proposes to develop and carry out financial empowerment services and supports to improve the financial well-being of low-income communities that are racialized, newcomer women and seniors.
  • This project proposes to provide financial empowerment activities and services to improve various aspects of the financial well-being of low-income Canadians.
  • This project proposes to increase community capacity to help low-income francophone seniors in terms of financial empowerment, such as financial assistance, retirement planning and an understanding of governmental assistance systems.

Decentralized Investment Group Launches We Are Ukraine NFT Collection

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 6:03pm

For its first charitable venture, DIG Foundation has partnered with Ukrainian celebrity and champion of change Jamala, to create the exclusive NFT collection #WeAreUkraine.

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  • For its first charitable venture, DIG Foundation has partnered with Ukrainian celebrity and champion of change Jamala, to create the exclusive NFT collection #WeAreUkraine.
  • This charitable generative NFT collection of 14,850 NFTs - unique digital collectibles - will be available for purchase starting Wednesday, August 10 for 6 months, viewable on OpenSea.
  • Three additional NFTs - video recordings of Jamala singing three Ukranian folk songs - will later be airdropped to random NFT holders, as a reward.
  • Crypto donations and proceeds from NFT projects have become alternative funding streams for global emergencies we respond to like the conflict in Ukraine.

 UnitedHealthcare Donates $500,000 to Nonprofits in Nevada

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 4:00pm

In total, UnitedHealthcare is donating $11 million in grants through its Empowering Health program across 11 states.

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  • In total, UnitedHealthcare is donating $11 million in grants through its Empowering Health program across 11 states.
  • Social and economic factors have a profound impact on achieving and maintaining good health, said Kelly Simonson, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Nevada.
  • More than a third of members screened by UnitedHealthcare for social-related needs experience at least one social determinant of health.
  • UnitedHealthcare leverages the companys data to identify health disparities according to race, ethnicity, gender, geography and education level.

BMO introduces new recruitment program for displaced persons, immigrants, and refugees

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 2:00pm

BMO Newcomer Talent Program to help displaced persons, immigrants and refugees find financial stability through employment opportunities

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  • BMO Newcomer Talent Program to help displaced persons, immigrants and refugees find financial stability through employment opportunities
    CHICAGO, Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - BMO Financial Group today announced the launch of its BMO Newcomer Talent Program providing support and creating employment opportunities for newcomers to Canada and the United States.
  • Upwardly Global is the first and longest-serving national organization that helps immigrants and refugees to the U.S. restart their careers.
  • The BMO Newcomer Talent Program builds on BMO's track record of support for humanitarian relief and resettlement programs.
  • As part of this membership, BMO and the BMO Pride Enterprise Resource Group have committed to mentoring LGBTQ2+ newcomers to Canada and the U.S.
    To learn more, please visit the recruitment pages here:

BMO introduces new recruitment program for displaced persons, immigrants, and refugees

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 2:00pm

BMO Newcomer Talent Program to help displaced persons, immigrants and refugees find financial stability through employment opportunities

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  • BMO Newcomer Talent Program to help displaced persons, immigrants and refugees find financial stability through employment opportunities
    TORONTO, Aug. 10, 2022 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced the launch of its BMO Newcomer Talent Program providing support and creating employment opportunities for newcomers to Canada and the United States.
  • Upwardly Global is the first and longest-serving national organization that helps immigrants and refugees to the U.S. restart their careers.
  • The BMO Newcomer Talent Program builds on BMO's track record of support for humanitarian relief and resettlement programs.
  • As part of this membership, BMO and the BMO Pride Enterprise Resource Group have committed to mentoring LGBTQ2+ newcomers to Canada and the U.S.
    To learn more, please visit the recruitment pages here:

Victoria’s Secret & Co. Debuts ‘VS&Co Essentials’ Program, Providing Over 1M Women in Need With Essential Undergarments by 2025

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 2:00pm

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Victorias Secret & Co. (NYSE: VSCO) announced today the launch of VS&Co Essentials, a program designed to support women and young adults in need by providing them with quality, essential undergarments.

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  • REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Victorias Secret & Co. (NYSE: VSCO) announced today the launch of VS&Co Essentials, a program designed to support women and young adults in need by providing them with quality, essential undergarments.
  • The new program aims to supply more than one million women and young adults with essential undergarments by 2025, aligning with the companys ongoing mission to empower and uplift women in every stage of life.
  • VS&Co Essentials will begin with a donation of nearly one million panties to be distributed to approximately 140,000 women across the country.
  • The program comes at a time when I Support The Girls has seen a 35 percent increase in requests for essential products.