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MAOF to Host 33rd Annual National Hispanic Women’s Conference

LOS ANGELES, May 15 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF), one of the largest Latino nonprofit organizations in the United States, will host the thirty-third annual National Hispanic Women's ...

Animal Shelters Worldwide Join North Shore Animal League America and Spokesperson Cesar Millan for...

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, more than 2,000 animal shelters worldwide will join North Shore Animal League America for Pet Adoptathon(R) 2009, helping to save the lives of ...

New Project to Study and Combat Unconscious Racism

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The election of President Obama shows how far America has progressed in overcoming the racial divides that for so long scarred this country. But while overt racism is less and less ...

Inspector General Honored as the 2009 HispanicBusiness Magazine Woman of the Year

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The April issue of HispanicBusiness(R) Magazine features The Honorable Frances Garcia, Inspector General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) as the 2009 ...

The Enchanted Island Says ‘Bienvenidos’ to New Commemorative Quarter

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheers rang out today in Old San Juan's La Arcada in Paseo La Princesa as United States Mint Director Ed Moy and Governor Luis Fortuno placed a mockup of the Puerto Rico commemorative quarter on a giant map, ...

Univision’s Primer Impacto Investigates Dangerous Road for Port Drivers

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On Wednesday April 1st, 5 pm ET/PT, Primer Impacto, Univision's award-winning national news program, will air an investigative report on the dangerous conditions facing port drivers. The ...

Study: Payday Lending Debt Trap Strips Annually $247 Million From California’s African-Americans, Latinos

OAKLAND, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Payday lenders are nearly eight times more concentrated in California's African-American and Latino neighborhoods as compared to white neighborhoods, draining these communities of $247 ...

Growers Establish Foundation To Help Farmworkers With Child Care, Health Care and Education

MAITLAND, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Florida farmers have launched a new foundation to benefit farmworkers, announcing today an initial round of $160,000 in funding for three programs related to child care, health care and ...

‘Illegal’ – A Tale of Drug Wars and Human Trafficking

LOS ANGELES, March 24 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- A woman is kidnapped and her 12-year-old son forced to carry drugs. Predators on both sides of the border chase mother and child. And a midnight border crossing explodes in gunfire. ...

Friends of the Orphans to Host ‘Third Annual Faces of Hope Luncheon’

MIAMI, March 23 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Friends of the Orphans, a non-profit organization that supports orphaned, abandoned and disadvantaged children throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, is hosting its "Third Annual Faces of ...

Get Free Tax Preparation With Donation to Help Babies

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ --Liberty Tax Service customers who donate $50 or more at participating locations* to the March of Dimes on March 27 will get their 2008 taxes prepared for free. Funds raised ...

Get Free Tax Preparation With Donation to Help Babies

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 12 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ --Liberty Tax Service customers who donate $50 or more at participating locations* to the March of Dimes on March 27 will get their 2008 taxes prepared for free. Funds raised ...

Hispanics Across the Country Pledge More Than $6 Million During Univision Radio Event to...

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- During the annual Promesa y Esperanza (Promise and Hope) radiothon with Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group, Hispanics across the country opened their hearts to help ...

PeaceJam and The Pearson Foundation’s Global Call to Action Challenge: Winning School Welcomes Nobel...

DENVER, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum, the world famous advocate for peace and human rights, will visit the Grand Prize winning team of the Global Call to Action Challenge, co-sponsored by ...

Serious Risk of Fire or Carbon Monoxide Leaks for Furnaces Covered by a Class...

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Owners of residential furnaces manufactured before 2001 are urged to check whether they are covered by a proposed class action settlement that covers more than one million furnaces with faulty ...

Bright Star Heralds Appearance of World Teacher

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The following was released today by Share International: For over 30 years author, lecturer and artist Benjamin Creme has been preparing the way for the emergence of Maitreya, the World ...

The Non-Profits Medical Tourism Association (MTA), Monterrey Health Care City (MHCC) Have Partnered Together...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Non-profits Medical Tourism Association (http://www.medicaltourismassociation.com) and Monterrey Health Care City (http://www.monterreyciudaddelasalud.com.mx) have partnered together ...

Peace Corps Seeks Diverse Volunteers

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire--HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- One of the goals of the Peace Corps is to help the people of other countries gain a better understanding of Americans and our multicultural society. To achieve this important goal, the Peace ...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Conducts National Search For America’s Big Citizen of the Year

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters is conducting a nationwide search for a "Big"-hearted American who has earned the title, America's Big Citizen of the Year. Big Brothers Big Sisters is introducing ...

‘Layaway Angels’ Create Holiday Miracles at Sears

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The holiday season has long been regarded as a time to spend with family, focus on what matters most and -- when circumstances allow -- give back. Anonymous "Layaway Angels" have ...

Local District Manager Realizes Long-Time Dream; Will Appear in 2009 Rose Parade on New...

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Local Farmers district manager, David Rodriguez of Corpus Christi, will realize his long-time dream on New Year's day when he rides on the Farmers Insurance float, "Family Outing," during the ...

SOUTHCOM Deploys Disaster Assistance Team to Panama, Costa Rica

PANAMA CITY, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- A team of 48 U.S. military personnel and seven helicopters from Honduras-based Joint Task Force-Bravo deployed to Panama and Costa Rica this week, where they are working alongside local ...

‘Holiday Mail for Heroes’ to Deliver One Million Cards to Service Members and Families

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Red Cross and Pitney Bowes Inc. are teaming up to send holiday cards to service men and women in the United States and around the world. From Tuesday, November 11 until Wednesday, ...

WONKA Arte Captures Soulful Holiday Spirits Through Virtual Art

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- With bundles of fresh marigold flowers, several boxes of nerds candy, pixy sticks and lots of creativity, Jon Medina, a fifteen-year-old from Ohio, became the grand prize winner of this ...

U.S. Military Veteran Opens Pizza Franchise Under Little Caesars Veterans Program

NORTH PORT, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc. today celebrates another store grand opening under the Little Caesars Veterans Program as former United States Army Helicopter Pilot Warrant Officer Tony Ceppaluni opens ...

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