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United Way Worldwide To Accept Bitcoin Donations via Coinbase Platform

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way Worldwide and Coinbase, a leading bitcoin wallet and platform, have announced a partnership in which donors around the world can contribute to United Way's Innovation Fund using the bitcoin currency. The Innovation Fund is transforming United Way and the social sector through technology, relationships, and...

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Philanthropist Marsha Levy Named to Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer Board of Directors

DAVIE, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), a non-profit...

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Weather Forecasters, Hurricane Hunters Endorse James Lee Witt for Congress

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Weather Service Employees Organization, which...

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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for September 15

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S....

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