I just returned from Los Angeles, where my mother posthumously received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYS. What an incredible night! My parents are deceased but continue to inspire me and countless others each and every day. Seeing the video tribute to my mom, hearing the Special Olympics athletes tell the world that she gave them hope, a place to belong, a reason to live and that they themselves are agents of change....wow!
I was most touched by an old video of mom saying that “it’s welcome, inclusion, love…that’s what built our country.” Those words hit home and I think are a good reminder, and a good challenge, to us all.
My mother devoted her life to leveling the playing field for people with developmental disabilities. At Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), we’re … [Continue reading...]
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Rebranded and restructured a national financial firm with 17 offices resulting in a 36% revenue increase in the first 12 months after project completion.
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Patricia Duff and Richard Cohen and Michael and Lori Milken
with special performances by
Dianne Reeves, Billy Idol, The Company Men and other surprises
Parrish Art Museum
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization which remains steadfast in its commitment to identify and fund groundbreaking cancer research programs to save the lives of millions, hosted its annual gala at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, NY on Saturday, August 27, 2016. The event’s Challenge Research Award raised over $3.5 million in support of the foundation’s work.
The gala was hosted in support of the 12th Annual Charles Evans PCF Pro-Am Tennis Tournament being held from August 26 – 28, 2016, named after the successful entrepreneur who … [Continue reading...]
For many people, becoming a caregiver is often a new, unfamiliar experience. And finding the right information - or even knowing where to look - can be challenging. That's why we're bringing everything to you. Here you'll find articles, product recommendations and other resources picked just for you to help in your caregiving journey. … [Continue reading...]
Cass speaks with Good News at the Nick Loeb's Charity Pool Party & ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Event in East Hampton's New York.
Cass is a Managing Director at The Wall Street Solutions Group. … [Continue reading...]
Nick Loeb spent a summer in High School living with his high school friend, Todd Swedock and father Teddy Swedock, whom he became very close with. Teddy passed away of ALS earlier this year so Loeb is hosting an invite-only charity pool party and ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at his East Hampton estate. The event will kick-off at 1:00pm on Saturday, August 23rd where Loeb will contribute $100 to ALS for everyone who participates in the Ice Bucket Challenge. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gained incredible popularity over the past couple of weeks, in which people are nominated by other people to either donate at least $100 to ALS or douse themselves with a bucket of ice water. Celebrities who have recently participated include Justin Timberlake (challenged Jimmy Fallon), Martha … [Continue reading...]
And being Good Samaritans for the ALS cause. They are heroes:):):)
The Ice Bucket Challenge, sometimes called the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, is an activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on one's head or donating to the ALS Association in the United States. It went viral throughout social media during the Northern Hemisphere summer of 2014.
The challenge dares nominated participants to be filmed having a bucket of ice water poured on their heads. A common stipulation is that nominated people have 24 hours to comply or forfeit by way of a charitable financial donation.
4 United Kingdom
5 Notable participants
The origins of the idea of dumping cold water on one's head to raise … [Continue reading...]
American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet
What Is Expo Milano 2015?
• The next World’s Fair is in Milan, Italy from May 1 to October 31, 2015
• With the theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life,” the Expo will promote a global dialogue about the future of our food system
• The United States of America is among 147 participating nations
The USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015
• The USA Pavilion, “American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet,” will showcase American leadership on global food issues, including food security and policy, science and technology, nutrition and health, and culinary culture.
• The main components of the USA Pavilion program are:
o Farm to Table and Back to Farm - Interactive exhibits taking visitors through the food system
o Innovation … [Continue reading...]
AAI Friends and Supporters,
We have launched our 2013 CrowdRise Holiday Challenge to support Human Trafficking Awareness - It's as easy as 1-2-3
1. Join our team
2. Share on Social Media - Tell the World!
3. Your action could Save a Life
Your tax-deductible donations directly support our campaign to take this to the global airline industry, teaching staff how to Recognize and Report suspected human trafficking.
Join our team. Spread the word. Save a life.
Donations, small or large, will make a significant difference in putting a stop to this horrendous … [Continue reading...]