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R&B singer Monica bonds with fan through sickness and health

Archived, 11 days ago From wtsp.com 

St. Petersburg, FLORIDA - Among a crowd of about two hundred fans waiting for their chance to get up close and personal with Grammy Award-winning R&B singer, Monica, during her meet-and-greet appearance Friday evening in Temple Terrace, there was one who stood out above the r ...

Nigeria celebrates end of polio spread, leaving the disease in just two countries

Archived, 12 days ago From usatoday.com 

Tysons Corner, VIRGINIA - The world is a step closer to eliminating polio, with the World Health Organization's historic announcement Friday that the disease is no longer spreading in Nigeria.

The last case of polio in Nigeria was diagnosed in July 2014, accord ...

Eastburn care home staff do sponsored walk in aid of Alzheimer's Society

Archived, 13 days ago From keighleynews.co.uk 

Keighley, U K - Staff from an Eastburn care home took part in a ‘memory walk’ to raise money for a dementia charity.

Staff from the Croft House care home enjoyed their day walking to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society.

The walk was ...

Children’s Wish Lottery grants kids a dream

Archived, 13 days ago From yorktonnews.com 

Yorkton, CANADA - The Children’s Wish Foundation has been granting wishes to children with serious medical problems for decades, providing a brief respite from hospital stays and illness. Gay Oldhaver, Provincial Director with the Children’s Wish Foundation wants to c ...

Supporting breastfeeding success

Archived, 13 days ago From coastreporter.net 

Sechelt, CANADA - Mother Nature has provided the safest and healthiest food for babies: breast milk. We could simply stop here and trust that nature has, over many thousands of years and millions of births, provided the perfect nutrition for a new baby. Support these ...

Healing the wounds after Maridi fuel truck explosion

Archived, 13 days ago From icrc.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Since 17 September, the ICRC and the South Sudan Red Cross (SSRC) have been working tirelessly to help the victims of the fuel truck explosion in Maridi, which claimed the lives of over 180 people. A full ICRC surgical team and 20 members of the SSRC ...

Gary Barlow supports Kenny Dalglish and wife Marina at charity fundraising bash

Archived, 13 days ago From liverpoolecho.co.uk 

Liverpool, U K - Take That singer Gary Barlow may have spent a lot of 2015 serenading surprised newlyweds and touring the UK with a huge arena tour.

But the lifelong Liverpool fan was tonight set to return to Merseyside for an equally important occasio ...

Humanitarians bring on Wheelchairs for Kids

Archived, 13 days ago From thestringer.com.au 

Fremantle, AUSTRALIA - Wheelchairs for Kids is a one of kind charity that thus far has helped nearly 33,000 children in 71 countries – the project is sustained by more than 150 retirees – volunteers. I have enjoyed a ten year association with Wheelchairs for Kids, includin ...

Rotary redoubles efforts against polio

Archived, 13 days ago From wallowa.com 

Wallowa, OREGON - Rotary Club of Wallowa County hosted Past District Governor Dr. Dennis Wickham on Sept. 17 and heard how the Rotary International “End Polio Now” campaign is beating polio around the world.

The good news is that 99 percent of the world ...

UNICEF, Philips Foundation launch project to promote maternal technologies

Archived, 14 days ago From standardmedia.co.ke 

Nairobi, KENYA - UNICEF and The Philips Foundation, together with Concern Worldwide, Maker and Gearbox, have launched the Maternal and Newborn Health Innovations Project, to help save lives and improve the health of pregnant women and children in Kenya.


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