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Jan 23, 2014, 06:30 ET
You don't have to be perfect to be a perfect parent. Visit AdoptUSKids.org.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

New PSAs Raise Awareness of the 31,000 Older Youth Awaiting Adoption in the U.S. Foster Care System

 Today, nearly 102,000 children (under 18 years of age) are available for adoption from the foster care system in the United States;...

Jan 23, 2014, 06:30 ET

New PSAs Raise Awareness of the 31,000 Older Youth Awaiting Adoption in the U.S. Foster Care System

New PSAs Raise Awareness of the 31,000 Older Youth Awaiting Adoption in the U.S. Foster Care System /* Style Definitions...

Jan 15, 2014, 10:32 ET

New Gaming App Inspires Kids to Brush Two Minutes, Twice a Day!

The Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives announced today the release of the new mobile gaming app, Toothsavers,...

Dec 03, 2013, 12:00 ET

Vampire Diaries' Torrey DeVitto and her Adopted Shelter Dog Featured in New "Meet My Shelter Pet" Online Video

 A new "Meet My Shelter Pet" video featuring actress Torrey DeVitto and her shelter dog, Beau, will mark Celebrate Shelter Pets Day. The video,...

Nov 22, 2013, 12:22 ET

Ad Council Joins USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah and CIDI to Encourage Support for Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts in the Philippines

 In response to the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the Ad Council joined the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for...

Nov 21, 2013, 15:38 ET
Make More. Visit TEACH.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Ad Council)

TEACH and Ad Council Launch Integrated Public Education Campaign to Recruit the Next Great Generation of Teachers

Half of our nation's teachers will be eligible to retire over the next decade, creating an urgent need to recruit talented individuals into the...

Nov 20, 2013, 09:05 ET

Seth Meyers Hosts Ad Council's 60th Annual Public Service Award Dinner in Honor of Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO, AOL

 The Ad Council will honor Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of AOL, with its 60th Annual Public Service Award at the organization's Annual...

Nov 12, 2013, 16:08 ET
Buzzed. Busted. Broke. Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

TVB Marks the 10th Holiday Season of Local Broadcast Television Putting the Brakes on Drunk Driving

 Today the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) (www.tvb.org), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast...

Nov 12, 2013, 10:00 ET

TVB celebra la décima temporada de fiestas navideñas y de fin de año de la televisión local poniéndoles freno a los conductores ebrios

Hoy el Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB, por sus siglas en inglés) (www.tvb.org), la asociación empresarial sin fines de lucro...

Nov 12, 2013, 10:00 ET

TVB Marks the 10th Holiday Season of Local Broadcast Television Putting the Brakes on Drunk Driving

 Today the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) (www.tvb.org), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast...

Nov 07, 2013, 12:35 ET
Find caregiving resources at aarp.org/caregiving.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

AARP National Poll Highlights Personal Challenges of Caregivers in the United States

According to a new AARP poll[1], almost three out of ten people who are caring for a loved one say their life has changed since becoming a...

Nov 07, 2013, 06:00 ET

La encuesta nacional de AARP resalta los retos personales de los cuidadores en Estados Unidos

De acuerdo con una nueva encuesta de AARP[1], casi tres de cada diez personas que cuidan de un ser querido dicen que su vida ha cambiado desde que...

Nov 07, 2013, 06:00 ET

AARP National Poll Highlights Personal Challenges of Caregivers in the United States

 According to a new AARP poll[1], almost three out of ten people who are caring for a loved one say their life has changed since becoming a...

Nov 04, 2013, 10:05 ET

NHTSA, Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, NOYS®, and the Ad Council Opens Third Annual Anti-Distracted Driving Video Competition

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, National Organizations for Youth Safety® (NOYS) and...

Oct 30, 2013, 17:28 ET
AICPA and Ad Council Launch New PSAs to Encourage Young Adults to "Feed the Pig".  (PRNewsFoto/Ad Council)

New Survey Finds Millennials Rely on Friends' Financial Habits to Determine Their Own

Doing alright financially? The answer, if you're 25 to 34 years old, depends on your friends, according to a new survey from the American...

Oct 30, 2013, 11:21 ET
Inaugural 'National Brush Day' Encourages Parents to Keep Kids' Mouths Healthy by Brushing for Two Minutes, Twice a Day.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

El 'Día Nacional del Cepillado de Dientes' inaugural exhorta a los padres a mantener sana la boca de sus niños cepillándose los dientes por dos minutos, dos veces al día

En un esfuerzo para ayudar a reducir la cantidad de niños que padecen de la dolorosa enfermedad oral, la campaña Kids' Healthy...

Oct 30, 2013, 08:00 ET
Inaugural 'National Brush Day' Encourages Parents to Keep Kids' Mouths Healthy by Brushing for Two Minutes, Twice a Day.  (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

Inaugural 'National Brush Day™' Encourages Parents to Keep Kids' Mouths Healthy by Brushing for Two Minutes, Twice a Day

 In an effort to help reduce the number of children suffering from painful oral disease, the Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, a joint effort...

Oct 28, 2013, 08:30 ET

Ad Council Elects Sixteen New Members to Board of Directors

The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest producer of national public service campaigns in the U.S., announced today that sixteen...

Oct 16, 2013, 08:45 ET
Thousands of shelter pets are ready to meet you at TheShelterPetProject.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Ad Council)

Paul Shaffer from 'The Late Show with David Letterman', Adoptive Pet Owners and Their Shelter Pets Featured in New "Meet My Shelter Pet" Online Videos

Today, the Ad Council, The Humane Society of the United States and Maddie's Fund® in partnership with Halo Pet Foundation, released an online...

Oct 15, 2013, 14:00 ET