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Jun 27, 2016, 12:01 ET Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Announces Launch of Country's First Bioinformatics Lab Using 'Big Data' to Cure Childhood Cancer

 Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a leading national childhood cancer charity, announced that that it will open a state-of-the-art...


Jun 21, 2016, 15:43 ET E.W. Jackson Calls On Trump To Heal Racial Divide Left By Obama Presidency

 While some expected the election of the first black President to usher in a new era of racial harmony, many Americans believe he had the...


Jun 16, 2016, 07:00 ET Stand Up To Cancer Returns For Fifth Live Roadblock Telecast Friday, September 9 Bradley Cooper To Executive-Produce With Award-Winning Team At Done + Dusted

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


May 31, 2016, 11:00 ET Join Childhood Cancer Families, Volunteers and Sponsors during Alex's Lemonade Days to Find Cures for All Kids with Cancer

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer, invites volunteers of all ages across the...


May 23, 2016, 09:06 ET Standing Dog Interactive Appoints Longtime Hospitality Veteran To New Vice President Role

Solidifying its role as a leader in the hospitality digital marketing vertical, Standing Dog Interactive has promoted a trusted senior director to...


May 09, 2016, 09:00 ET Stand Up To Cancer to Offer Training Modules for Nurses on Front Lines of Administering New Cancer Therapies

 In recognition of Nurses Appreciation Week, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announces the development of a series of Certification for Nursing...


May 05, 2016, 10:00 ET Minnie Driver Joins Stand Up To Cancer, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance And National Ovarian Cancer Coalition In New PSA

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA), and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) have teamed up on a new...


May 04, 2016, 12:09 ET Standing Dog Interactive Strikes Gold With Two National Honors Since Start Of 2016

If garnering two national accolades in the first quarter of 2016 is any indication of the direction Standing Dog Interactive is going this year,...


May 04, 2016, 09:00 ET Stand Up To Cancer and Genentech Join Forces through "Be the Breakthrough" Campaign

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and Genentech announced their latest collaboration "Be the Breakthrough", a multi-faceted campaign focused on...


May 02, 2016, 09:01 ET Stand Up To Cancer Supports "Innovation in Collaboration" in Cancer Research with $1 Million for Five Teams through Phillip A. Sharp Awards

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) has awarded a total of $1 million to five teams of cancer researchers to advance "innovation in collaboration" among...


Apr 19, 2016, 08:00 ET Stand Up To Cancer Supports Innovative Research Grants for 10 Early-career Scientists

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) announced Monday that it is awarding 10 grants of $750,000 each to early-career scientists to support innovative,...


Apr 13, 2016, 09:01 ET Stand Up To Cancer Launches "Catalyst," a New Research Program Supported by Industry

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the charitable initiative aimed at bringing new treatments to cancer patients quickly, today announced Catalyst, a...


Apr 11, 2016, 09:46 ET Stand Up To Cancer Honors Co-Founder And Award-Winning Journalist Katie Couric For Her Dedication To Cancer Advocacy At Star-Studded NYC Fundraising Event, With $42 Million Pledged To Support SU2C

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) honored SU2C Co-Founder and award-winning journalist Katie Couric for her dedication to cancer advocacy at a...


Feb 18, 2016, 09:00 ET Greg Kinnear Joins Stand Up To Cancer And Lilly Oncology In New Colorectal Cancer PSA

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), has teamed up with Eli Lilly and Company on a new...


Jan 27, 2016, 13:43 ET Innovative Website Builds Earn Standing Dog Interactive Two Prominent Industry Awards

 Standing Dog Interactive, a Dallas, TX-based Internet marketing agency, closed out 2015 earning two distinguished industry honors while also...


Jan 25, 2016, 16:25 ET U.K. Scientologists Promote Universal Declaration of Human Rights to Reverse Surge in Hate Crime

 Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination speaks out in response to the spike in religious hate crime in the U.K. elevated...


Jan 19, 2016, 09:00 ET STAND and One Billion Acts of Peace Join Together to Change the World

Today, STAND, the social network for people who change the world, and One Billion Acts of Peace, a global movement designed to engage...


Oct 30, 2015, 12:11 ET New Yorkers to #Stand Against the Shadows

Concerned NYC residents and civic organizations will #Stand Against the Shadows on November 8 at 10:30 a.m. in a march across 57th Street calling...


Oct 29, 2015, 09:00 ET Major League Baseball Embraces Its "Potential" In New, Moving Stand Up To Cancer PSA Featuring Childhood Videos Of Some Of The Game's Brightest Stars

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C)  is set to debut a new PSA campaign,  titled "Potential," in collaboration with SU2C founding donor, Major...


Oct 28, 2015, 12:22 ET Standing Dog Interactive Strengthens Innovative Team With Two New Directors

 Standing Dog Interactive, a Dallas, TX-based Internet marketing agency, has announced the promotion of two team members to enhance its ability...


Oct 08, 2015, 09:00 ET Health & Wellness Expert Jillian Michaels To Represent Stand Up To Cancer At Night Nation Run October 24th

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is excited to announce Jillian Michaels, one of the nation's leading health and wellness experts, will participate...


Sep 24, 2015, 10:07 ET Julie Bowen Joins Stand Up To Cancer And CVS Health For Cancer Awareness PSA

 Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), and CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health...


Sep 18, 2015, 09:03 ET Bi-Partisan Tax Relief for Family Businesses Introduced in Congress

 The ASSET Coalition is pleased to announce that Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) has introduced bi-partisan legislation...


Sep 08, 2015, 10:46 ET Thank You First Responder Organization and Stand Strong USA Launch Joint Awareness Campaign

Thank You First Responder Organization (TYFRO) today announced a joint awareness effort with Stand Strong USA (SSUSA), a non-profit committed to...


Sep 03, 2015, 13:32 ET Stand Strong USA Announces 2015 Florida Event Dates with Nick Vujicic

Stand Strong USA (SSUSA), a non-profit committed to Save Lives + End Bullying announced today the Florida event dates with 2015 keynote speaker...