Nick Cannon Foundation Teams Up With DC-Based Non-Profit for Cultural Literacy Event

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Remember sitting on the carpet “Criss Cross Applesauce” while your teacher read to you? That’s the feeling Imagine in Color Read Aloud Series wants to rekindle for families worldwide. Canady Foundation for the Arts (CFA) and the Nick Cannon Foundation (NCF) today announced their new partnership to produce Imagine in…

Nurse at Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital recognized with DAISY award

WESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — Meta Kirksey, RN, of Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, was recently honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s programs to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. This award was especially meaningful because Kirksey’s husband, Alberto, also won the award…

Deputies growing beards for cancer awareness

Several road patrol deputies and criminal detectives with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office are changing their facial appearances. Not for superficial reasons. It’s instead for a worthy cause. They want to show their support for those who have battled cancer and survived, including one of their own, Morean Rayford. The theme of the month-long event,…

Community raises money for Reitz student battling cancer

A fundraiser was held on Wednesday night to help the family of Evan Meyer, a 14-year-old Reitz freshman battling cancer. After making it through summer workouts and a preseason scrimmage, Meyer got earth-shattering news that he couldn’t continue with football. Evan is fighting his second round of cancer and will be undergoing a stem cell…

Mum to run marathon for hospital that helped save her daughter Daisy

November 28, 2017 is a date that Corina Gander will always remember. The mum of five from Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, had returned home from the morning school run to find her three-month old daughter Daisy, who has Down’s syndrome, looking very pale and struggling to breathe. Within minutes Daisy’s condition deteriorated and she became a category…

Goldston teens donate $3000 to Holocaust Center

About a half-dozen high school students who took part this school year in the Samuel M. Goldston Teen Philanthropy Project recently decided to donate $3,000 of their own money to the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. Abby Rickin-Marks, a member of the Goldston project, said the decision to support the Holocaust Center was an easy one….

Patient with Cancer Shares Tips for Being Your Biggest Advocate

Life is like a Mad-Lib, and Jennifer White is taking control of what she can fill in the blank spaces. The Atlanta-based cyber security consultant was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in January 2019. In July of that same year, White, a Boston native, came to Dana-Farber. She currently comes to Boston four times…