NASHVILLE, Tenn., November 19, 2009 — Synergy Production Group today announced the 2010 launch of the Hoops of Hope All-Stars Tour to raise funds for projects benefiting AIDS orphans in Africa. Deemed "the world's largest free throw festival," the events will take place across 12 cities throughout the United States, beginning in April through August 2010.
An upcoming fundraising event called Twestival Local is set to take place in cities around the world Sept. 10-13. A Twestival (Twitter festival) is a global series of events organized by volunteers around the world in which they use Twitter to bring people together offline to support a cause.
NEW YORK & LONDON, June 25, 2009 — Getty Images is proud to announce Stephen Ferry and Karen Kasmauski as the first recipients of its Grants for Good. Each photographer will be awarded $15,000 to develop compelling new imagery that will strengthen the communications and elevate the awareness of a non-profit they support.
OMAHA, Neb., June 15, 2009 — infoGROUP (NASDAQ: IUSA), the leading provider of data driven and interactive resources for targeted sales, marketing and research solutions today announced that Gretchen Littlefield, President of its Triplex division, was named one of Direct Marketing Educational Foundation’s (DMEF’s) four 2009 Rising Stars Award winners.
The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it has committed $30 million over six years through its Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) to provide at least two million Africans with clean water and sanitation.
The cost to aid budgets of the world economic downturn is headed for billions of dollars, slashing assistance to the world's poorest people just as it becomes harder for them to make money for themselves.