'On Deck’ Events on Every Cruise Raise Funds for the Global Fight Against Cancer
SEATTLE, February 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In honor of World Cancer Day, which was February 4, Holland America Line is proud to announce that to date, the guests and employees of the company have raised more than $4.3 million for cancer support through “On Deck” programming that began in 2006. Currently, the “On Deck for a Cause” program benefits six international cancer organizations located in the United States, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany and United Kingdom.
Watching the Action Team at Queens Vocational High School help conduct an indoor baseball clinic last weekend evoked fond memories for two of the youth volunteer organization’s alumni who attended the event to help shoot a public service announcement.
“Now I’m seeing the direct path from the Action Team to what I am doing today. Everything just comes full circle,” said Neil Kirschling, a former West Deptford Action Team Captain and recent University of Delaware graduate.
For teenagers who are trying to overcome serious problems, having some new clothes can go a long way toward helping them move forward. That’s what makes the partnership between Boys Town and The Buckle so special.
Major Leaguers —past and present — came up “aces” for the Players Trust in Las Vegas.
During the 11th annual Players Trust off-season golf tournament last week, 30 current and former players helped the Trust’s fund-raising activities live up to their billing as one-of-a-kind events.
Sponsors and guests had memorable experiences mingling with a roster of players that ran the gamut from first-year players to veteran stars to retired All-Stars and Hall of Famers including Eddie Murray, Ozzie Smith and Dave Winfield.
January 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, the international president of Save the Children, today received a briefing in Vanuatu on the P&O Pacific Partnership which is helping to fund vital health and education projects for island communities.
Receiving a royal reception with the entire village of Siviri turning out to meet her, Princess Anne took the opportunity to see how programs such as the P&O Pacific Partnership with Save the Children are benefiting locals.
The old adage that charity begins at home came to life last Friday, when Major Leaguer Anthony Swarzak returned to the hospital of his birth with Action Team Captains to deliver gifts to those children unfortunate to be hospitalized during the holidays.
More than 30 Action Team Captains from Cypress Bay High School joined Swarzak in making some extra special deliveries at Chris Evert Children’s Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale.
Last weekend marked the beginning of a busy holiday season for Action Team Captains across the United States. Staying true to the nature of Thanksgiving, our Captains were hard at work giving back to those in need.