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Family Energy Helps Western New York Snow Storm Recovery Efforts, in Partnership with American Red Cross

BUFFALO, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In partnership with the American Red Cross, Western and Central New York Region, Family Energy has made a...

Nov 20, 2014, 18:41 ET

Shopping with Discretion -- ScreenItCleanIt.com

Holiday shopping is right around the corner, and the way we spend our dollars is the most powerful way we shape our culture. This is why Steve...

Nov 20, 2014, 15:47 ET

Families of Virginia Tech Victims Offer Support to FSU Community

VTV Family Outreach Foundation (VTV), the nation's leading nonprofit school and campus safety advocacy organization, has offered their support and...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:30 ET

Dow's 2011 Vintage Port Named Wine Spectator's 2014 Wine Of The Year

Wine Spectator has named Dow's 2011 Vintage Port its 2014 Wine of the Year, calling it "a monument to quality and the modernization of the Douro."...

Nov 19, 2014, 15:11 ET
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FRC's Travis Weber Calls for Clearer Religious Freedom Protections in Testimony before House Armed Services Committee

 Travis Weber, Esq., Family Research Council (FRC) Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, testified today before the House Armed...

Nov 18, 2014, 07:30 ET
Madison Allen, a 15-year-old flu survivor who was given only a 1 percent chance to live after being diagnosed with the flu. Today she is an active teenager who loves soccer, basketball and hanging out with her friends.

New Survey Identifies Serious Disconnects In Consumer Understanding About Influenza

Results from a new survey released today by Families Fighting Flu (FFF) identified that adults have a significant gap in their understanding...

Nov 17, 2014, 18:42 ET

Paul G. Allen verspricht Verbesserung der Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten in Westafrika zur Unterstützung des Kampfs gegen Ebola

-- Bereitstellung von 10.000 Smartphones für Datenerhebung und Identifizierung des Hilfsbedarfs gegen Ebola; Zuwendung an NetHope zur...

Nov 17, 2014, 15:04 ET

Paul G. Allen se compromete a mejorar las capacidades de comunicación en África occidental para ayudar a luchar contra el ébola

-- Suministro de 10.000 smartphones para ayudar a la colección de datos e identificación de las necesidades de ayuda del ébola; beca...

Nov 17, 2014, 12:00 ET
The Bright Horizons Modern Family Index reveals that working parents are concerned about whether schools, which are in a unique position to play a role in the fight against childhood obesity, are doing all they can to keep kids healthy.

Study Reveals Parents' Greatest Worries, Expectations for Schools

 A study of working parents in the U.S. has revealed that despite nationwide school efforts to address bullying and healthy lifestyles, they...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

Paul G. Allen Commits to Enhancing Communication Capabilities in West Africa to Help Fight Ebola

Providing 10,000 Smartphones to Assist in Data Collection and Identification of Ebola Aid Needs; Grant to NetHope to Increase Existing Connectivity...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

Paul G. Allen se compromete a mejorar las capacidades de comunicación en África Occidental para ayudar a combatir el ébola

-- Dona 10.000 smartphones para ayudar a la recopilación de datos e identificación de necesidades de ayuda por el ébola; destina...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

Paul G. Allen compromete-se a melhorar as capabilidades de comunicação na África Ocidental para ajudar no combate ao Ebola

O filantropo Paul G. Allen anunciou hoje que ele e a Paul G. Allen Family Foundation vão enviar mais de 10.000 smartphones especialmente...

Nov 17, 2014, 09:00 ET

Paul G. Allen s'engage à améliorer les capacités de communication en Afrique de l'Ouest pour soutenir la lutte contre Ebola

-- Fourniture de 10 000 téléphones intelligents pour aider la collecte des données et l'identification des besoins dans la...

Nov 14, 2014, 13:36 ET
Bright Horizons Family Solutions(R) is a leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, early education, and work/life solutions.

Bright Horizons Named a Top Work Place in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe

Bright Horizons Family Solutions, a leading provider of high-quality child care, early education, educational counseling and other services...

Nov 13, 2014, 16:16 ET

FRC: 7th Circuit Reverses Decision Stripping Away Clergy Tax Housing Allowance

Today, Family Research Council commended the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit for reversing a decision by U.S. District Judge Barbara...

Nov 12, 2014, 10:13 ET
Simplify the Holiday Season with R.W. Knudsen Family(R) Celebratory Beverages Eight Sparkling Fruit Flavors to Ring in the Holiday Season

Simplify the Holiday Season with R.W. Knudsen Family® Celebratory Beverages

 The holidays can be a whirlwind of hosting and entertaining friends and family. In fact, according to a December 2013 online consumer survey,...

Nov 12, 2014, 09:45 ET
The Family Online Safety Institute today releases new research exploring parents' confidence about their children's tech use.

New Research Finds Benefits Outweigh Harms in Kids' Tech Use

 A major new study from the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) found that the majority of parents (53%) believe there is more potential...

Nov 12, 2014, 09:24 ET

First Family Insurance Expands

This past summer First Family Insurance announced that it had taken additional steps towards expansion with the purchase of a new facility in Fort...

Nov 08, 2014, 16:27 ET

Missouri Judge Errs in Marriage Ruling, States Family Research Council

 Yesterday, Missouri Federal District Court Judge Ortrie Smith overturned the state's voter backed amendment that defines marriage as the union...

Nov 07, 2014, 12:17 ET

Paul G. Allen anuncia sus nuevas becas humanitarias para la zona de África occidental golpeada por el ébola

- Paul G. Allen anuncia sus nuevas becas humanitarias para cumplir con las necesidades en tiempo real en la zona de África occidental...