Shimmer by Cindy® Announces Partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and Pretty in Pink Collection in Support of NBCF

Shimmer by Cindy®, the jewelry brand known for its unique signature and charitable collections including “Timeless,” “Radiant Nouveau,” and “Shimmer for the Cure” is thrilled to announce a new partnership with National Breast Cancer Foundation for the Shimmer for the Cure – Pretty in Pink collection. The pieces included are a variety of rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings set in brass with rhodium plating embellished with pink cubic zirconia, representative of the breast cancer ribbon. Each piece of jewelry in this collection is meticulously designed to accentuate a unique sense…

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Nutri-Grain® and Kroger Join No Kid Hungry to Help End Summer Hunger for Ohio Kids and Families

All kids deserve a great summer, but for millions of children who rely on school meals, summer can be the hungriest time of year. That’s why Nutri-Grain® is teaming up with Kroger to donate $50,000 to No Kid Hungry to make summer a time for all kids in Ohio to grow, learn and thrive. No Kid Hungry works with organizations, schools and community groups across the state including the Children’s Hunger Alliance and Ohio School-Based Health Alliance. When the last bell rings at the end of the school year, millions…

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Ceres supports bipartisan FOREST Act to build more responsible agricultural supply chains in the U.S. and around the world

On last months International Day of Forests, Ceres announced its support for the FOREST Act, bipartisan federal legislation that would leverage U.S. trade policy to protect global biodiversity and the climate by restricting the importation of foreign products from land that has been illegally deforested overseas.  “Illegal deforestation puts the global economy and climate at risk,” said Zach Friedman, director of federal policy at Ceres. “American trade policy should support the nation’s efforts to build an abundant, clean economy across all sectors, including by leveraging U.S. leadership on environmental stewardship,…

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£1.7 million for the world’s first vaccine to prevent lung cancer

Researchers at the University of Oxford, the Francis Crick Institute and University College London have been granted £1.7 million of funding from Cancer Research UK and the CRIS Cancer Foundation to develop a lung cancer vaccine.  The team are seeking to create ‘LungVax’, the world’s first vaccine to prevent lung cancer in people with a high risk of the disease.   From COVID-19 breakthrough to lung cancer vaccine The LungVax vaccine will use technology similar to the highly successful Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.   In the same way traditional vaccines use part…

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Apple’s Restore Fund cultivates new roots in the Atlantic Forest

In South America’s Atlantic Forest, many suggest that life depends on a mother: the superior matriarch who provides for all. This is true for its plants and animals, and even the trees that tower above, reaching skyward to the sun while providing shade for the life that resides in their underbrush. It is estimated there are 5,000 tree species in existence in the Atlantic Forest today. Of those species, two-thirds are threatened with extinction after centuries of exploitative, extractive practices. Restoring the rainforest — a potential 100 million-acre restoration area…

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