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National Park Foundation Launches New Disaster Relief Fund

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In an effort to help meet the urgent needs of national parks devastated by the recent natural disasters and knowing that other catastrophic events may arise in the future, the official ...

Habitat for Humanity to aid more than 6,000 families in Texas, Florida and Puerto...

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Habitat for Humanity is commencing the long-term phase of its Habitat Hammers Back hurricane recovery initiative, pledging to help more than 6,000 families across regions impacted by ...

Daycare Owl Providing Free Childcare to those affected by the California Wildfires

DUBLIN, California, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Daycare Owl has rallied over a dozen daycares and counting to offer free childcare to...

Enterprise Extends 2017 Disaster Relief Aid to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As recovery work continues across Puerto Rico and damage estimates multiply in the wake of Hurricane Maria, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the <a ...

Trailblazers in the Prevention of Domestic Violence Honored at the ‘Mary Kay Ash Heart...

DALLAS, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This evening, Mary Kay Inc. will honor unsung heroes in the fight against domestic violence at the Mary Kay Ash Heart of Courage Awards.  The inaugural program will be held at the Rayburn ...

CPSC Warns of Hidden In-Home Drowning Hazards for Children

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers about hidden drowning hazards for small children in and around the home. In 2014*, more than 50 children younger ...

Teamster Volunteers Depart For Puerto Rico To Assist With Relief Efforts

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, 79 Teamster members from across the country departed on a flight out of Newark, N.J. as part of a humanitarian mission organized by labor unions to send volunteers to Puerto Rico ...

CIOMA Members Continue Legacy of Community Service

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This year, CIOMA members have once again demonstrated their commitment to serving their communities through relief efforts in battling natural disasters across the state, and the ...

Daddy Yankee to raise $1.5 million for Habitat for Humanity’s hurricane recovery efforts in...

ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In response to the tragic devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico native, rapper, producer and "Despacito" singer Daddy Yankee has pledged a personal donation of $250,000 and to ...

A New Epidemic: Digital Dating Abuse Widespread But Underreported Among Young Americans

DALLAS, Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- For young Americans in the dating scene, a new epidemic has emerged – digital dating abuse. Today, Mary Kay released data from its eighth annual Truth About Abuse Survey which reveals that ...

CITGO Announces Donation of 50,000 Barrels of Diesel to Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

HOUSTON, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., announced today that it will donate up to 50,000 barrels of diesel to Puerto Rico. The ...

Teamsters Denounce False Reports of Work Stoppage by Union Drivers in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Teamsters Union denounces reports from online, anti-union sources that stated Teamster truck drivers in Puerto Rico have refused to move supplies from the port as part of an effort ...

sonnen Inc. Pledges to Build and Donate Microgrids to Help Bring Emergency Power to...

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- German energy storage manufacturer sonnen Inc., the global leader in installed and working residential energy storage systems since 2010 and creator of the ...

Verizon Foundation commits an additional $4 Million to support long term relief efforts for...

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Verizon Chairman & CEO Lowell McAdam today announced the company is quintupling its support for the residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, to a total of $5 Million, ...

The Home Depot Foundation Increases Disaster Relief Commitment to $3 Million

ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Home Depot® Foundation today announced an additional commitment of $500,000 to support relief efforts for Hurricane Maria, raising its total financial support to $3 million for ...

Green for Puerto Rico – MCS Announces $1 Million Challenge Campaign to Help Puerto...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- MCS Healthcare Holdings, LLC. (MCS) announced today its commitment to match dollar for dollar contributions up to $500,000 in support of Puerto Rico's recovery from ...

Teamsters Recruiting Volunteer Members To Assist Puerto Rico With Transporting Vital Supplies From Port,...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is working closely with Joint Council 16 in New York and the AFL-CIO to provide qualified volunteers to provide much needed support to the ...

Telemundo’s “Todos Unidos” And Company-Wide Relief Efforts Raise Over $12.9 Million For Mexico, Puerto...

MIAMI, Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Telemundo announced it has raised more than $12.9 million for the Red Cross relief efforts for the victims of the recent natural disasters in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the ...

WWW.DONATEPUERTORICO.COM – Acacia Donates $1 Million Dollars to Puerto Rico Relief

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Acacia Network Inc., the largest Puerto Rican non-profit in the U.S., in response to the most catastrophic hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in almost a century, launched a national relief ...

Spotlight on ASLA Diversity Initiative During National Hispanic Heritage Month

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) celebrates diversity during National Hispanic Heritage Month and throughout the year. National Hispanic Heritage Month, which began ...

Goya Is Back On Its Feet: Let’s Rebuild Puerto Rico

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As Puerto Rico faces the biggest challenge in its history; incredibly Goya de Puerto Rico is operational and working with only one mission: To help rebuild Puerto ...

COFINA Seniors Coalition Issues Statement of Support for Puerto Rico in the Wake of...

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The COFINA Seniors Coalition (the "Coalition" or "we"), which collectively represents the largest holder of senior bonds issued by the Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corporation ...

The New Westfield Century City To Be Revealed With Grand Opening On October 3rd

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Grand Opening of Westfield Century City, a celebration of the highly anticipated completion of the destination's $1 billion redevelopment, will take place on Tuesday, October ...

Carmelo Anthony, Javier “Chicharito” Hernández and Miguel Layún Start YouCaring Fundraisers for Hurricane Relief...

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- YouCaring, the world's trusted leader in free crowdfunding for personal, medical, and charitable causes, today announced that $2,000,000 in disaster relief funds were raised for ...

150 Shelters Nationwide Receive Vital Funding In Advance Of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

DALLAS, Sept. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Mary Kay Foundation℠ is awarding $3 million in critical, unrestricted grants to 150 domestic violence shelters across the ...

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