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You can donate your time as well as your money

You can donate your time as well as your money

Nonprofit organizations depend on monetary donations to keep their operations running and support the communities they serve. Many people, however, want to do more than write a check to local…

Fundraising for school? What you should know about managing legal liability

Fundraising for school? What you should know about managing legal liability

When kids go back to school, fundraising by parent-teacher organizations and booster clubs kicks into high gear. Hard-working parent volunteers host bake sales, festivals and myriad other events to raise…

Stepping out to stop diabetes

Stepping out to stop diabetes

This year, co-workers, families and friends across the country are making every step count in the fight against diabetes. Your steps can count too. Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes(R),…

Advanced breast cancer diagnoses lack sustainable support

Advanced breast cancer diagnoses lack sustainable support

More than half of American women living with advanced breast cancer feel support from friends and family is not as strong now as when they were first diagnosed, according to…

Digging soon? Call 811 first for safety’s sake

Digging soon? Call 811 first for safety’s sake

With winter forgotten and spring in the air, many homeowners are packing away their snow boots and rolling up their sleeves to get started on long-awaited home improvement projects. Across…

Time-smart ways busy teens can continue social activism during the school year

Time-smart ways busy teens can continue social activism during the school year

When kids head back to school, it’s easy to get swept away with schoolwork, extra-curricular activities and socializing – and forget the issues that teens are passionate about when they…

Rare Disease Impact Report quantifies patient and caregiver challenges on journey to diagnosis and beyond

Rare Disease Impact Report quantifies patient and caregiver challenges on journey to diagnosis and beyond

Getting a diagnosis is just the first of many challenges patients with rare diseases – and their caregivers – face. “We went through a number of specialists until we found…

New initiative celebrates unsung heroes of severe allergy awareness

Individuals at risk for anaphylaxis – a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction – know the importance of having people around them who can help with allergen avoidance, such as bringing allergy-friendly…

Rare Disease Day 2013: Maintaining bone health in people with multiple myeloma

In honor of the sixth annual Rare Disease Day, celebrated on Feb. 28, it is important to drive awareness about some rare cancers that are many times undiagnosed until the…

The new year welcomes a new generation of inspiration

The new year welcomes a new generation of inspiration

In 2012, the world watched as women made historic gains in everything from Congress, with an all-time high of 20 women in the U.S. Senate – to the field, where…

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