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Pfizer’s Three Virtues Initiative Strives to Transform African American Health and Wellness

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African Americans are disproportionately affected by many diseases and Pfizer is committed to improving health among this segment of the population through science, partnerships, insights and expertise.

Three Virtues is our integrated, enterprise-wide initiative aiming to:

HanesBrands ‘Faces’ Breast Cancer With National In-Store Campaign Designed to Raise Awareness About the Disease

During October, HanesBrands’ retail outlets in the United States and Puerto Rico are featuring eight company employees whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer in different ways
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., October 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Some are survivors, some are warriors. Others are preventers, still others are supporters. But all eight of the HanesBrands employees “facing” breast cancer in the company’s national, in-store awareness campaign have been touched by the disease. 

AEG Raises More Than $40,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Through Company-Sponsored 2019 Nautica Malibu Triathlon Team

Since 2015, AEG has raised more than $100,000 for CHLA competing in Triathlon’s Entertainment Industry Challenge
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In a combined effort to advance its employees’ health and well-being and continue its longstanding support of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), AEG – the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company – raised more than $40,000 for CHLA through its involvement with the Nautica Malibu Triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 15 in Malibu, Calif.

Sodexo Partners With 70 Universities to Host Largest Farmers Market @ Campuses Across America

Initiative Highlights Local Sourcing, Celebrates Fresh Produce and Promotes Nutrition During Partnership for a Healthier America’s Healthy Campus Week
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today’s college students are more invested than ever in where their food comes from and what they are eating.

HIV is No Longer a Death Sentence: Malcolm Reid

“I believe when people see me and my husband, out in the community, living, thriving, doing the work; they will understand that HIV is no longer a death sentence.”
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Malcolm Reid is based in Atlanta, Georgia and has been involved with HIV advocacy since 2014. He created THRIVE SS’s group for Black men living with HIV over the age of 50, Silver Lining Project, and works to help participants grapple with aging, PTSD, loss, and stigma while training them in political advocacy. Malcolm is an avid thrill-seeker and rollercoaster enthusiast having ridden over 50 of the world's fastest. 

"Accept Your Status, and Move Forward..." Sergei Dawson on HIV

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Sergei Dawson is a Community Advisory Board Member for HIVE, an APLA Health program for HIV-Elders. He lives in LA County and works to help those aging with HIV accept their status and access the resources that helped save his life. Sergei loves to dance, cook and bake during his free time.   

"Life Gives Me Hope." Rev. Elder Claude Bowen on HIV

“My anger and frustration have been replaced with hope, self-respect and love.”
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Claude Bowen is a Reverend based in Atlanta, Georgia, who has been involved with HIV advocacy for over 35 years. He works with THRIVE SS and found his purpose in service and in educating others on HIV infection, transmission, prevention, and care. In addition to facilitating THRIVE’s emotional wellness group and being one of the authors of THRIVE’s homegrown intervention for Black gay men living with HIV over the age of 50, “The Silver Lining Project,” Claude is an avid performer and member of THRIVE SS’ “Clever Collective” of poets, singers and performers.

Impact Through HIV Advocacy: Nathan Townsend

“Seeing the impact of our efforts through advocacy, as well as the allies and community partners furthering our cause, makes me hopeful for the future.”
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Nathan Townsend is a singer, songwriter, motivational speaker, creative director, and social advocate based in Fulton County, Georgia. He has been involved with HIV advocacy since 2005 and works with THRIVE SS to support people living with HIV, using art and music to tell his story and combat the stigma people living with HIV experience. Nathan is a commentator at fashion shows.

Walgreens and Vitamin Angels Reach 200 Million Women and Children with Life-Changing Vitamins

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September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ Walgreens and non-profit Vitamin Angels announced today that they have supported more than 200 million women and children in the U.S and around the world through their partnership to improve child and maternal health.

Nourishing Future Generations with Vitamin Angels

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Good nutrition is essential for a healthy start in life and the foundation for optimal growth and development. For pregnant women and infants, having access to the right micronutrients is especially important as a child who is well nourished in the crucial first 1,000 days of their life is ten times more likely to overcome life-threatening childhood diseases and will complete 4.6 more grades at school.

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