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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 ...

Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline Remains Open To Support Customers Affected By Hurricane Maria

Dentists, Physicians, and Veterinarians Who May Experience Operational, Logistical, or Financial Issues Encouraged to Call 800-999-9729 MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) ...

Letter Carriers Recognized as Heroes of the Year

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Letter carriers who rescued a young man from a house fire, helped police defuse a tense standoff with an armed man, and raised money for a disabled-accessible van for a young girl, ...

HSI and H/3 Foundation launch animal rescue & relief initiative for British Virgin Islands...

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Global animal charities Humane Society International and H/3 Foundation Inc. have launched an animal rescue and relief initiative in the British Virgin Islands, following the ...

New Jersey Girl Scouts Earn Cooking Badge Thanks to Local McDonald’s Owner

ISELIN, N.J., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Local McDonald's owner and good neighbor, Jessica Quintana, helped scouts from the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey earn the Simple Meals cooking badge on September 14 at her Newark ...

Stars Shine For Remember Me Thursday® Global Pet Adoption Awareness Campaign

RANCHO SANTA FE, California, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This month, Helen Woodward Animal Center will once again unite with animal welfare proponents and organizations worldwide for the 5th Annual Remember Me Thursday®.  ...

Race Forward Launches Mass Freedom Project to End Mass Incarceration & Mass Deportation

The Mass Freedom project aims to end the criminalization of communities of color and advance a multiracial democracy NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As mass criminalization continues to target and harm communities ...

United Way celebrates volunteerism and fundraising Seattle-style on Sept. 15th

SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The largest one-day volunteer event in Washington State, United Way's Day of Caring, gets even bigger and better, incorporating a volunteer fundraising component and Night Out for ...

Zero-Fee Transactions for Red Cross Donations remain in place to support response to Hurricanes...

DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- As clean-up of the the destruction left by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey continues, MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) reminds consumers that a waiver for all transaction fees for donations to the ...

The Home Depot Foundation Increases Hurricane Relief Commitment to $2 Million

ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Home Depot® Foundation today announced an additional commitment of $1 million to support hurricane relief efforts, raising total financial support to $2 million for hurricane aid ...

Verizon connects customers with family and friends in Mexico for free following powerful earthquake

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Following last night's devastating earthquake in Mexico, Verizon is supporting customers with loved ones potentially impacted by this terrible tragedy by offering free wireless and ...

Scotiabank Stands with our Customers, Employees and Communities Affected by Hurricane Irma

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Scotiabank is donating $500,000 USD to charitable organizations assisting with the rescue and relief efforts in the many Caribbean countries impacted by Hurricane Irma. Our thoughts ...

Fulkerson Lotz Law Firm Files Class Action Suit Against United States Army Corps of...

HOUSTON, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Fulkerson Lotz charges that an "intentional flooding of thousands of residences" is a taking under the 5th amendment. The law firm does not dispute the Corps' desire to prevent the ...

Nationwide Prepares for Hurricane Irma

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Nationwide claim representatives and agents are prepared to assist members should Hurricane Irma become a weather-related disaster. Nationwide has people and resources in place to ...

Mission Foods Donates 26 Tons of Food to Victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston,...

HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In a spirit of solidarity and support for those who have suffered the damaging effects of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas, Gruma, through its subsidiary in the United States, Mission ...

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