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Nov 06, 2014, 12:00 ET

Christina Applegate Appears In New Public Awareness Campaign For Stand Up To Cancer And Cancer Treatment Centers Of America®

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA®) have collaborated on a new print, radio and digital public service...

Oct 15, 2014, 09:08 ET
Bishop E.W. Jackson, Sr.

Former Virginia Lt. Governor Nominee Launches National Movement To Protect Rights Of Christians

 Bishop E.W. Jackson, Harvard educated Attorney, Minister and last year's Virginia Republican Nominee for Lt. Governor has launched a national...

Sep 07, 2014, 17:30 ET

More Than USD $109 Million Pledged So Far In U.S. And Canada In Connection With Sept. 5 Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special

 More than USD $109 million has been pledged so far in connection with the star-studded September 5 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) "roadblock"...

Sep 04, 2014, 12:46 ET

East Bay Stand Down - 2014

The East Bay Stand Down (EBSD), a 4-day event, for homeless, needy and displaced US Military Veterans, returns to the East Bay, Thursday, September...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:40 ET

More Stars Stand Up To Cancer This Friday, September 5th - 8:00 PM ET And PT / 7:00 PM CT

 This Friday, September 5th (8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT) Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF),...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:27 ET
The Best Tablet Floor Stand (PRNewsFoto/Stand For Stuff)

Patent Issued for SwingHolder, a Fully Adjustable iPad Floor Stand

Stand For Stuff announced today that the U.S. Patent office issued a patent for its fully adjustable floor stand, the SwingHolder, a device which...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:05 ET

Historic Landmarks In The U.S. And Canada Light Up In Support Of Stand Up To Cancer And Stand Up To Cancer Canada

Our most iconic structures represent not only the heart of a city, but the soul of its people. More than a dozen buildings and landmarks across the...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Hollywood Stars Align For Stand Up To Cancer Friday, September 5th

 The Hollywood community is once again uniting to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF),...

Jul 30, 2014, 10:00 ET
Stand Up To Cancer Ambassador Jennifer Hudson appears in the PSA for Stand Up To Cancer and Genentech. (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

GRAMMY® Award-Winning Singer Jennifer Hudson Lends Her Voice To Stand Up To Cancer And Genentech In "Two Worlds. One Dream." Campaign In The Fight Against Cancer

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and Genentech, one of the world's leading biotech companies,...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
Gwyneth Paltrow for SU2C. Photo by Kevin Mazur for SU2C. (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

Stand Up To Cancer Returns To Primetime On Friday, September 5 For Its Fourth Star-Studded Broadcast

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a...

Jul 07, 2014, 13:05 ET

California Group To Unveil Report Showing New Federal Proposal Could Have Damaging Impact On California Economy

On Wednesday, July 9th at 11:00 AM PDT, Stand Up for California!, a statewide organization, along with several California elected officials, will...

Jun 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Commemorates 10 Years Of Fighting Childhood Cancer, One Cup Of Lemonade At A Time During National Lemonade Days

 Just in time for the summer and "lemonade season," Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) will commemorate 10 years since founder Alexandra...

May 29, 2014, 09:00 ET
Marcia Cross appears in the PSA with The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). (PRNewsFoto/Stand Up To Cancer)

Marcia Cross Reunites With Stand Up To Cancer And The Safeway Foundation To Raise Awareness And Funds In The Fight Against Prostate Cancer

 The Safeway Foundation and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have collaborated again to...

May 08, 2014, 10:18 ET

Stand on Liquid Releases 2014 Line of Stand Up Paddle Boards and Accessories

 Stand on Liquid announces its 2014 lineup of stand up paddle boards and accessories, the company's largest and most diverse offering yet. It...

Apr 10, 2014, 10:47 ET

First of Its Kind Mobile App Helps Find Local Businesses in a Sea of Chain Stores

 Looking for authentic local entertainment? Date night somewhere besides Applebee's? A neighborhood hardware dealer who can give you advice on...

Apr 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

SuperSibs! acquired by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, sibling childhood cancer support program to continue

 Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer is honored to announce the...

Apr 07, 2014, 21:30 ET

New SU2C-Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Convergence Dream Team Announced

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), The Lustgarten Foundation, and the Fox Family Cancer Research Funding Trust, along with the American Association for...

Apr 07, 2014, 21:30 ET

Stand Up To Cancer and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation Announce New HPV Translational Research Team Grant

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C's Scientific...

Mar 18, 2014, 16:30 ET

Student-engineered robot takes aim at tobacco industry before Arizona Legislators

 Students Taking a New Direction (STAND) Arizona's anti-smoking youth coalition unveiled its latest tool in tobacco control education before...

Mar 05, 2014, 08:00 ET

Arizona Law Controversy Prompts Former Virginia Lt. Governor Nominee To Form Coalition To Protect Religious Freedom

 E.W. Jackson is taking action in light of the Arizona Governor's veto of legislation which would have protected businesses from suit for...