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Help Hurricane Irma Victims

8 Ways You Can Help Hurricane Irma Victims Hurricane Irma hit Barbuda and Antigua, the British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Florida, and ultimately Georgia and Alabama. Now, merely days after Irma, Hurricane Maria is ripping through the Caribbean and battering many of the same islands that Irma did. As of now, Hurricane Maria has slammed into Domi...
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Here’s how you can help Hurricane Harvey victims

Here’s how you can help Hurricane Harvey victims Harvey is battering Texas, flooding cities and leaving tens of thousands of people evacuated and in need. South Florida organizations are collecting donations and money to help the victims of the massive storm recover. Here’s how to help:   To make a donation you can: Visit www.unitedwaymiami.org Call 305-643-2501 or 211 ...
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September: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The most common cancers in children are (childhood) leukemia (32%), brain tumors (18%), and lymphomas (11%). In 2005, 4.1 of every 100,000 young people under 20 years of age in the U.S. were diagnosed with leukemia, and 0.8 per 100,000 died from it. The number of new cases was highest among the 1–4 age group, but the number of deaths was highest among the 10–14 age group. In 2005, 2.9 of every 100...
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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month (SMA)

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month. Raising awareness. (SMA) is the leading genetic cause of death in babies under the age of two. It affects families of all ethnic predilections, often with no prior history of the disease. Newborns with SMA appear healthy, but over time their lack of muscular development is debilitating. While intellectual development remains normal, muscle wea...
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August 7, 2017 | National Purple Heart Day

National Purple Heart Day! The Purple Heart is a United States military decoration awarded in the name of the President to those wounded or killed while serving, on or after April 5, 1917, with the U.S. military. With its forerunner, the Badge of Military Merit, which took the form of a heart made of purple cloth, the Purple Heart is the oldest military award still given to U.S. military members ...
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