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Helping Vanilla Farmers Increase Yields in Madagascar

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Helping Vanilla Farmers Increase Yields in Madagascar

General Mills and Häagen-Dazs today announced an initiative designed to foster greater economic vitality for smallholder vanilla farmers in Madagascar and ensure the availability of high quality vanilla for future generations. Häagen-Dazs, the world’s leading brand of super-premium ice cream, with the General Mills Foundation, will invest $125,000 over two years to benefit villages in [...]

P&G and CARE to Provide Clean Drinking Water

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P&G and CARE to Provide Clean Drinking Water

Announced Thursday at a ceremony hosted by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) and leading humanitarian organization, CARE plan to provide more than 100 million liters of clean drinking water in Kenya and Ethiopia through an investment of over $1 million dollars. The organizations came together on World Water [...]

Palliative Care Report Card Released to U.S. Congress

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Palliative Care Report Card Released to U.S. Congress

Palliative care is a medical specialty that helps people facing serious and chronic illness more comfortable by alleviating pain, treating a host of other symptoms and focusing on their quality of life. It is appropriate at any age and any stage of a serious illness and can be provided along with curative treatment. Congress learned [...]

Join My Village to Fight Poverty in Africa

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Join My Village to Fight Poverty in Africa

Join My Village, a “click to commit” social change initiative, is launching the second year of its online community with a new partner: American country music singer and songwriter Lee Ann Womack. Individuals will have the power to release up to $500,000 of General Mills’ charitable dollars for economic and educational opportunities for women and [...]

CARE Cares for Quake-hit People in Haiti

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CARE Cares for Quake-hit People in Haiti

Six months after an earthquake killed more than 220,000 people in Haiti and displaced another 1.5 million, CARE is ramping up efforts to ensure that survivors have a sturdy roof over their heads and a strong foundation to rebuild their lives. CARE, which is constructing 25 to 30 transitional shelters per week, is on pace [...]