Patients Receive Robotic Duck Designed to Help Them Cope with Cancer
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites, today delivered My Special Aflac Ducks to patients at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. My Special Aflac Duck, designed by Sproutel, is a social robot that uses medical play, lifelike movement, and emotions to engage and help comfort kids during their cancer care.
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the Terry Fox Foundation PROFYLE program, to help give young Canadians with hard-to-treat cancers access to potentially life-saving treatment.
Company’s donation will aid in purchasing new ladder truck
SMITHFIELD, Va., September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., announced today a contribution of $250,000 over the next five years to the Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department that will aid in the purchase of a new and improved ladder truck for use throughout Isle of Wight County.
Expanded Outdoor Overlook available to students at The Faison Center’s Richmond campus
RICHMOND, Va., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. unveiled today the “Smithfield Foods Outdoor Learning Center Overlook” at The Faison Center to support the Center’s Forward into the Future campaign, designed to expand facilities and learning programs to meet the ongoing needs of children and adults with autism and similar related challenges.
With outpouring of support from countless donors, company's partnership with Tropical Shipping delivers much-needed food and supplies directly to country's National Emergency Management Agency
MIAMI, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) today announced that its relief program to provide humanitarian aid to The Bahamas collected and delivered during its first week over 2,841 tons of food and supplies in over 90 shipping containers – a remarkable milestone made possible by generous donations from countless individuals and organizations throughout South Florida and North America.
Model Franziska Knuppe to christen the new Selection ship on Mallorca
ROSTOCK, Germany, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ On November 30, 2019, the AIDA family is receiving a new member: Model and TV host Franziska Knuppe will christen the 14th fleet member with the name AIDAmira in Palma de Mallorca. Against the backdrop of the majestic La Seu cathedral, it’s sure to be a memorable ceremony. The Rostock native has already been godmother to an AIDA ship: Ten years ago, she gave AIDAluna her name on Mallorca. AIDA Cruises is delighted that Franziska Knuppe will now be giving AIDAmira and her crew her blessings as well.
Grants support the youth crime diversion program by opening an At-Promise Center
ATLANTA, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ —The SunTrust Foundation and SunTrust Trusteed Foundations announced today they awarded $3 million in grants to the Atlanta Police Foundation (APF). The SunTrust Trusteed Foundations include the Florence C. and Harry L. English Memorial Fund, the Walter H. and Marjory M. Rich Memorial Fund and the Nell Warren Elkin and William Simpson Elkin Foundation. This funding will support APF’s youth crime diversion program, the At-Promise Initiative, by opening an At-Promise Center on Campbellton Road in Southwest Atlanta.
As Part of a Continued Effort to Level the Playing Field for Female Athletes, Secret Will Help to Drive Local Turnout at Upcoming Pro Women’s Soccer Games
CINCINNATI, September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Secret Deodorant, a longtime champion of women’s equality and advocate for women in sports, announced today that it will continue to support female soccer players by helping to boost attendance and revenue at upcoming National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) games.
Dart Committed to Prevent Litter from Entering Waterways through its Support of Keep America Beautiful Trash Dash Events
STAMFORD, Conn., September 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Dart Container Corporation and Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced Dart will be the Title Sponsor on all Keep America Beautiful national plogging initiatives, including the Keep America Beautiful Trash Dash™.