children's health

Make-A-Wish® Receives Record Total Donation from Subaru Share the Love® Event

Subaru donates more than $3.6 million to help grant life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses
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PHOENIX, May 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ Make-A-Wish® has announced that the organization has received a $3.6 million donation through the 2018 Subaru Share the Love® Event. The donation is the largest amount that Subaru has generated for Make-A-Wish since becoming a national charity partner recipient eight years ago. Throughout the life of this relationship, Make-A-Wish has received a total of more than $20 million in donations through the Subaru Share the Love Event.

My Special Aflac Duck™ Comes to Arkansas Children's!

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A few Arkansas Children’s team members met with our local Aflac representative, Melanie Reynolds, and she gave a demonstration on the My Special Aflac Duck.  These interactive robotic ducks  are available complimentary to any of our patients that are undergoing cancer treatment. The duck provides companionship and acts as a toy, robot and medical device. The My Aflac Duck is a unique way to helps kids cope with the difficulties of undergoing treatment and elevates the patient experience.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Announces Commitment to Connect 10 Million Children to the Benefits of Gardens and Greenspaces by 2023

Gro More Good initiative will improve children’s health and well-being through increased connections to gardening, fresh food, and time spent outdoors
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, February 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company today announced the launch of Gro More Good, a national initiative that will bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years.

Cooking Up Fun: With Hands-on Classes and Shiny New Kitchens, Children’s Museums Around the Country Are Teaching Kids to Eat Healthy and Try New Foods

By Claire Zulkey
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The hummus is a hit at the Teaching Kitchen at the Children’s Museum in Denver. Is it the ratio of garlic to lemon? The chunky consistency? Nel Nelson of Aurora, Colorado, who often brings his children and nieces to the museum’s Teaching Kitchen, has his own theory: “The kids get to smash the ingredients with a pestle,” he says. Something about pint-size chefs having a good time just makes food taste better. 

Astellas Global Health Foundation Launches

Foundation to Support Improving Access to Health for Underserved Populations
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VIDEO: How Alliance Data's $1 Million Nationwide Children's Gift Impacts Its Associates

Associates and Hospital Foundation President Share How Investment Is Changing Lives
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Alliance Data's card services business builds on nearly two decades of  Nationwide Children's Hospital support with $1 million gift to foundation. The hospital is nesteled in the heart Ohio near Alliance Data's card services business Columbus headquarters and has been a beacon of hope to many associates. Hear what those associates have to say about this Nationwide Hospital and the importance of this investment. 

Helping Children Lead Healthier Lives is More Important Than Ever

by Chavanne Hanson
Blog

Today, more than 2 billion people in the world are overweight or obese and 800 million are malnourished. Malnutrition, in every form, presents significant threats to human health.

Children are particularly affected by malnutrition. In 2016, over 41 million under the age of 5 and over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were overweight or obese. During the last 3 decades the number of overweight children has doubled among 2 to 5 year old children.

This is a crisis in the making, requiring urgent action by stakeholders from all sectors.

Epsilon Makes $350,000 Gift to Support Children’s Health and Development in Boston

Gifts Expand on Associates’ Passion for Boys and Girls Club of Stoneham & Wakefield and Introduces New Partnership with Boston Children’s Hospital
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Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 – Epsilon, an Alliance Data company that is a global marketing leader in creating connections between people and brands, recently announced two gifts totaling $350,000 in honor of its Boston-area associates to the Boys and Girls Club of Stoneham & Wakefield and the Boston Children’s Hospital. 

Scotiabank Announces $1 Million Gift Supporting Research Aimed at Improving Children's Health

Researchers at Sinai Health System's Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute focus on genetic and environmental factors
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TORONTO, ON, December 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has announced a $1 million gift to one of the top biomedical research institutes in North America to support discovery of the determinants of health for infants and children. The announcement was made on Monday, November 21, at Sinai Health Foundation's marquee event Dinner with Scientists.

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