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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 ...

FEMA Encourages Preparedness Every Month

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- All natural disasters, including the recent hurricanes, are a reminder how swiftly emergencies and disasters can happen. To address the fact that less than 50 percent of households ...

MoneyGram and Fundación Azteca de Grupo Salinas Partner to Help Mexico Earthquake Relief Efforts

DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As rescue and recovery efforts from the recent devastating earthquake in Mexico continue, MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), Banco Azteca and Elektra  announce a waiver on all transaction fees for ...

BOSS Revolution Offers Help Following Earthquakes in Mexico

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the devastating earthquakes that recently struck Mexico, BOSS Revolution is offering free calling and no-fee money transfers from the US to Mexico through Saturday, September 30, 2017.  ...

The Home Depot Foundation Increases Commitment to Mexico Earthquake Relief to $500,000

ATLANTA and MONTERREY, Mexico, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Home Depot® Foundation announced today that it is increasing donations to the communities of Mexico struck by earthquakes over the past two weeks to $500,000. ...

Telemundo’s Don Francisco And Celebrities Join Forces In 4-Hour Prime Time Special For Mexico...

MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- WHAT:       Telemundo presents a four-hour live special hosted by Mario Kreutzberger, Don Francisco, to bring Hispanic celebrities together with the Red Cross in support of the victims of...

Vallarta Supermarkets Announces Customer Campaign To Aid Victims Of Recent Earthquakes In Mexico And...

Vallarta Supermarkets teams up with La Cruz Roja Mexicana and the American Red Cross to develop an in-store fundraising campaign for victims of these recent natural disasters and will match donations 2-1 up to $25,000 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, ...

Actress Salma Hayek Launches CrowdRise Campaign with $100,000 Donation to Help Victims of Mexican...

REDWOOD CITY, California, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, actress, producer, and humanitarian Salma Hayek launched a fundraiser on CrowdRise, part of GoFundMe, to help her native country Mexico after the devastating ...

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