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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Signs Memo of Understanding With USAID to Address Global Coffee Crisis

Posted: Dec 12, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

First U.S. Specialty Coffee Roaster to Join New Global Development Alliance

ExxonMobil Donates $50,000 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to Aid Victims of Latest Typhoon in Guam

Posted: Dec 11, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

IRVING, Texas - ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) announced today a contribution of $50,000 to the American Red Cross to aid the victims of a devastating typhoon that battered the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam on Sunday, December 8. The gift to the American Red Cross...

Washington Mutual teacher scholarship recipients achieve profession's highest honor

Posted: Dec 09, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

SEATTLE Washington Mutual announced today that 354 teachers in 28 states received scholarship assistance from Washington Mutual to pursue National Board Certification teachings top professional honor have successfully attained the prestigious credential. National Board Certification is a symbol of teaching excellence. A voluntary...

Business Leaders Team with President Bush, Commerce Secretary Evans and USA Freedom Corps to Promote Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service

Posted: Dec 09, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

White House Joins Kick-Off to Show Support for Campaign

Volunteerism Boosts Careers at SAFECO

Posted: Dec 08, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

New Program Rewards Volunteer Efforts with Greater Opportunity for Advancement

Nike's New National Program Urges Youth To Get Up And Go

Posted: Dec 04, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Mia Hamm Kicks Off at Memphis Boys & Girls Club

Positive Action Joins World AIDS Day 'Live And Let Live' Campaign

Posted: Nov 30, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

New studies in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia confirm that societal discrimination based on HIV serostatus fuels the spread of AIDS. Funded in part by Positive Action, GlaxoSmithKlines international programme of HIV/AIDS education, care and support, the research conducted by the International Centre for...

The Starbucks Foundation Completes Another Chapter in Children's Lives

Posted: Nov 28, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Grants totaling $1.7 Million Help Improve Youth Literacy Across North America

Positive Action Announces Funding For New Community

Posted: Nov 27, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

Involving men in Kenya, promoting sexual health awareness in Mexico and encouraging safer sex in New Zealand -- these are the aims of three new initiatives in HIV/AIDS funded by Positive Action, GlaxoSmithKline's international programme of HIV/AIDS education, care and support. The announcement...

GlaxoSmithKline & HealthProm Launch Safe Childbirth Programme in Azerbaijan

Posted: Nov 27, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

LONDON Nearly 250,000 refugees in Azerbaijan are to benefit from a new safe childbirth initiative, launched today by HealthProm, a charity promoting healthcare for vulnerable groups in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Today, His Excellency Mr Rafael Ibrahimov, The Ambassador for The Republic...



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