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Polio vaccination with microneedle patches receives funding

Archived, 3 days ago From eurekalert.org 

Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - The Georgia Institute of Technology and Micron Biomedical have been awarded $2.5 million in grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance the development of dissolvable microneedle patches for polio immunization. The patches will be stud ...

Pueblo Meals on Wheels delivers despite snowy conditions

Archived, 4 days ago From koaa.com 

Colorado Springs, COLORADO - The winter weather did not deter Meals on Wheels workers in Pueblo Monday despite icy roadways. Volunteers say they would not miss the opportunity to help others.

Many meal recipients only see one person a day, the volunteer who delive ...

Golfers raise over $95,000 for The Children's Home

Archived, 4 days ago From wtsp.com 

St. Petersburg, FLORIDA - A full field of over 100 golfers raised upwards of $95,000 for The Children's Home in the charity's 33rd annual Celebrity Golf Classic, at Carrollwood Country Club on Monday.

The Children's Home was founded in 1892. All net proceeds fr ...

Markiplier raises $75,000 for charity with ‘Super Mario World’ stream on Twitch

Archived, 4 days ago From tubefilter.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - We can’t all raise thousands of dollars by playing video games, but Markiplier can, and he has once again put his audience to work. The online video star, whose Let’s Play videos have attracted more than 6.1 million subscribers on his YouTube channel ...

Penn State football players help raise $13 million for charity

Archived, 4 days ago From collegefootballtalk.nbcsports.com 

Stamford, CONNECTICUT - This past weekend students at Penn State completed the annual dance marathon for THON. The fund-raising project, which is completely student-run, raised over $13 million for the Four Diamonds Fund, which focuses on pediatric cancer.

Th ...

American Red Cross helps homeless veterans with 'Totes of Hope'

Archived, 4 days ago From pennlive.com 

Mechanicsburg, PENNSYLVANIA - The American Red Cross Serving Central Pennsylvania is holding its annual "Totes of Hope" campaign this month to help homeless veterans.

A tote stuffing event will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 26 at the American Red Cross, 1804 N. Sixth St., ...

Cumberland County community comes together to help Crossville Red Cross Shelter

Archived, 4 days ago From wate.com 

Knoxville, TENNESSEE - As the clean-up continues, several residents are still without power in Cumberland County and surrounding areas. The American Red Cross is setting up seven shelters in the state, including one in Crossville which houses over 200 people.


Charity distributes adaptive bikes to students who have disabilities

Archived, 4 days ago From post-gazette.com 

Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA - Eileen Buchheit and her son Evan Buchheit weren’t sure how Evan’s brother, Jacob would react to his new adaptive bike, which had been built specifically to accommodate his disability and painted blue at his request.

Jacob, 18, who has ...

MGO launches “Jeans for Meals” program to help fight hunger with the Cleveland Food Bank

Archived, 5 days ago From virtual-strategy.com 

Merrimack, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Retirement and asset management firm MGO, Inc., today is launching its “Jeans for Meals” campaign to fight hunger in the Cleveland region. The fundraising drive will last through the entirety of 2015 and will raise money to provide meals to hungry Oh ...

Girl's ballerina dream comes true thanks to Tulsa Ballet, Make-A-Wish

Archived, 5 days ago From tulsaworld.com 

Tulsa, OKLAHOMA - Mahlia Venegas decided she wanted to be a ballerina even though, as of Sunday afternoon, she had never seen one in person.

But that did not deter the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Tulsa Ballet from making Mahlia’s dream come true.

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