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Albendazole De-worming Pills Available for Non-profits or Communities in Haiti


International Action's Haiti office is distributing Albendazole de-worming pills, Vitamin A, Multivitamins and Women's prenatal vitamins to protect Haiti's communities and get its children healthy and back in school. These are available free of charge to any non-profit or community organizations with medical staff and the capacity and capability to administer the supplements or de-worming pills. Washington, DC - International Action has also been combating malnutrition in Haiti through the vitamin donation program. In 2015, we distributed 30... Read More »

Basketball Legend Henry Bibby Champions Homeless Kids with Free Basketball Camps in Los Angeles and Orange County Launching December 17, 2016


1888PressRelease - The former NBA Champion, and Philanthropist, founded Henry Bibby's Star Athletes (HBSA) to provide free high-quality basketball camps, which will create a framework of leadership, self-confidence, and reassurance for homeless and underprivileged children. The first event will be at the Asics Sports Facility on Dec 17 & 18 in Irvine, CA. Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA - Legendary Basketball Coach Henry Bibby is taking his message to the streets: It is unacceptable that 1.4 million U.S Students are homeless and many will not... Read More »

Kids’ best interests must come first in cross-border custody cases, urge MEPs


"There is a need for more cooperation in family matters with cross-border aspects. Our aim is not to impose a single vision of how to handle family conflicts or deal with child welfare issues, but to ensure that the freedom of persons within the Union works in practice, also when it is related to family matters", said Cecilia Wikström (ALDE, SE), chair of the European Parliament's Petitions Committee, which tabled the resolution after receiving hundreds of petitions on various child-related cases from across the EU. In the text, approved by ... Read More »

Halifax: Digital dilemma: Kids spend money on downloads against parents’ wishes


Half of parents say they do not allow their children to spend money on digital downloads 84% of kids admit to downloading games, apps, TV shows, music and films Three out of four children aged 8-15 have a mobile phone, 86% of which are smart phones Half (50%) of parents say they do not allow their children to spend money on digital downloads, despite 84% of kids admitting to doing so, according to the latest research from Halifax. For those parents who do allow children to download games, films, TV programmes or apps, almost two thirds... Read More »

Kids cooking for a brighter future


Coqui the Chef teaches young people and their families in the South Bronx how to cook healthier meals with ingredients right from their kitchen. Similar to Barney and Friends and Dora the Explorer, Coqui the Chef uses a fun, friendly mascot to teach children the importance of building healthy habits through cooking and nutrition classes. Coqui the Chef's social mission is to empower kids to live healthier lives where nutritious foods are not always readily available and they suffer from high levels of obesity and diabetes. Kids Cooking for a... Read More »

Sweet as Sugar Children’s Boutique to sponsor 2015 Bentley and Lace Fashion Show


Sweet as Sugar, downtown Plano's new baby and children's boutique located at 930 E. 15th Street, Suite 300, announced today their participation and sponsorship of the 2015 Bentley and Lace Fashion Show that will be held July 12th at Lofty Spaces in Dallas, Texas. This year's show theme is "Millésime (vintage in French) Style Show" and will feature over 30 aspiring models (ages 5-15) from all over the United States. Each year Bentley and Lace's goal is to strengthen self confidence, self esteem, and self worth, in each young model that partic... Read More »

Author Kerrie Carnes Salwa shares life’s challenges in Poignant Book Tiny Conversations


When life's troubles get you down, sometimes the best way to cope is by facing reality in small doses. That is exactly what new author Kerrie Carnes Salwa does in her recently released book, Tiny Conversations. Tiny Conversations is based on the Facebook posts that Salwa shared with her friends and family after having discussions about her life with her young twin daughters. Faced with the reality that her life was filled with bumps in the road - her mother's second cancer diagnosis, the deaths of her sister and her father, a small business ... Read More »

HiFiKiddo launches kid-friendly, family-oriented Social Networking Site


Bethesda-Frederick-Gaithersburg, MD - After going live last month, HiFiKiddo is officially announcing the launch of their new kid-friendly, family oriented social networking platform that is safe for users of all ages. "As parents to young children on the verge of the tween years we saw a real need for a family friendly social networking platform where kids could learn the do's and don'ts of how to behave online. What goes online follows you forever so we really wanted to build a "Social Network on Training Wheels" that strikes a balance bet... Read More »

Barclays: The kids are alright – younger generation would keep a family business alive


Barclays found three in five UK adults (61%) would want to pass on a family business to the younger generation in their family if they had the opportunity, however 23% of those over 55 feared that the younger generation would not want to inherit it. The research is part of the latest report on family business from Barclays and CEBR. The ‘Second Generation Family SMEs in the UK’ report reveals fewer businesses are being passed down to grandchildren. The number of businesses handed on to the next generation3 has fallen by 136,000 since 2007. C... Read More »

Zambian government and IBM provide improved access to life saving drugs


The public health sector in Zambia registers 100,000 deaths annually due to preventable and treatable diseases. The goal of the medicine supply chain management project is to save more lives by making medicine widely available when and where it’s needed. The Ministry of Health is introducing innovative technology to manage a scalable supply chain and control the usage, supply, availability and access to essential medicine within the Zambian health sector. The solution will provide a real-time view of drug usage and stock while analyzing data... Read More »

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