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The Connected Child: Using Technology to Rise Above Disabilities

The caregivers of a child with a rare genetic disorder use a range of technologies like tablets and smart phones to help her learn, track her care and provide consistent learning experiences.
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London was born with a rare genetic condition, but with the help of everyday consumer technologies - from tablets, smart phones, apps and social media - she's learning new skills at a rapid rate. An experimental concept called The Connected Child enables London's caregivers to ensure that they're all on the same page with everything that she does, tracking her learning approaches to see what works and what doesn't.

Knowing Your Family’s Colon Cancer History Could Save Your Life

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Did you know that colorectal cancer is highly treatable if found in its early stages?  Most people should start getting screened for colorectal cancer at age 50, but people with a family history are at higher risk and may need to be screened earlier.

SC Johnson Empowers Families to be a Force for Change

New Informational Forum and Carbon Calculator on Corporate Web Site Aims to Help Families Make Greener Choices for a Better World
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) RACINE, Wis., July 25, 2011 - SC Johnson, a family company, has taken a new step in empowering families to be a force for change in the world.  The company expanded its corporate web site, www.scjohnson.com, to include a section entitled “Greener Choices,” designed to provide families with information to help them make daily changes to help the environment. 
 

Call for contest entries: Southwest Airlines to give 40 deserving nonprofit organizations 40 roundtrip tickets each!

Nonprofit organizations focused on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness can submit their compelling story to showingluvfor40years@wnco.com to explain how they will use the 40 tickets to achieve their mission.
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Calling all nonprofit organizations: do you focus on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness?  Are you a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization?  If the answer is yes, then you are eligible to enter to win 40 roundtrip tickets from Southwest Airlines!

Nonprofit organizations focused on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness can submit a photo illustrating the positive work they do in the community along with their compelling story to showingluvfor40years@wnco.com to explain how they will use the 40 tickets to achieve the organization’s missions in the community.

 The contest begins on July 12 at 10 a.m. and will last only 48 hours, so don't miss your opportunity to enter!

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Calling all nonprofit organizations: do you focus on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness?  Are you a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization?  If the answer is yes, then you are eligible to enter to win 40 roundtrip tickets from Southwest Airlines!

Nonprofit organizations focused on community initiatives that concentrate on education, diversity, military, environment, or families facing serious illness can submit a photo illustrating the positive work they do in the community along with their compelling story to showingluvfor40years@wnco.com to explain how they will use the 40 tickets to achieve the organization’s missions in the community.

 The contest begins on July 12 at 10 a.m. and will last only 48 hours, so don't miss your opportunity to enter!

The Benedict family discovered how virtual volunteering could help them make a difference together

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) October 25, 2010 - A computer powers up and a family logs on in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. At the same time, an orphaned teenager logs on at a computer lab in sub-Saharan Africa. Through the miracle of the Internet and web cameras with built-in microphones, Linda Benedict and her children connect with their "Net Buddy," Tumi, through a program created by Infinite Family.

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