Sunday - January 22, 2017

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from U.S. foundations.

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Printing Industries of America Unveils New Open House Recruiting Hiring Solution
WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 20 -- The Printing Industries of America issued the following news release:

Today, Printing Industries of America unveils its newest product, the talent acquisition program Open House Recruiting. Powered by technology partner JobOn, Open House Recruiting is a hiring solution that marries the modern virtual recruiting strategies of today with a traditional face-to-face open house. Access to Open House Recruiting is an exclusive benefit to Printing Industries of America members.

"One of the biggest challenges facing the printing industry today is finding new talent to ... Show Full Article

Funds Established in Memory of Jordan Ashley Gutheim
FORT MYERS, Fla., Jan. 20 -- Southwest Florida Community Foundation issued the following news release:

The Gutheim family has established the Jordan Ashley Gutheim Foundation Fund and the Jordan Ashley Gutheim Scholarship Fund, funds of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation.

The donor advised fund and scholarship fund were established in memory of Jordan Gutheim, a 20-year-old graduate of Evangelical Christian School and a junior at Florida State University, who was killed in a car accident on May 12, 2016.

According to her family, Jordan was passionate about animal safety, seniors ... Show Full Article

Survey Finds 73 Percent Support Investments to Improve Health; Obesity, Future Health of Children Top Concerns
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation issued the following news release:

A new national survey of registered voters has found that nearly three-quarters (73%) of Americans support increasing investments to improve the health of communities. Support spans across party lines (57% of Republicans, 87% of Democrats and 70% of Independents) and regionally across the country (75% in the Northeast, 71% in the Central U.S., 72% in the South, and 75% in the West). Women are the strongest proponents of supporting health improvement efforts (62% of Republican women, 87% of Democratic ... Show Full Article

Smile Drive Charlotte to Bring 50,000 Toothbrushes to Mecklenburg County Youth in Need
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 19 -- The America's ToothFairy - National Children's Oral Health Foundation issued the following news release:

Charlotte-based charity America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation will host "Smile Drive Charlotte" throughout February, National Children's Dental Health Month. America's ToothFairy supports the delivery of oral health education, preventive and treatment services for underserved children. The purpose of this campaign is to raise awareness of the importance of children's dental health and collect 50,000 toothbrushes for local youth in need. ... Show Full Article

Law Enforcement Involvement Key to Protecting Students from Sexual Assault
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 19 -- The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education issued the following news release:

Over the last few days, a number of news outlets have mischaracterized FIRE's position on how colleges should address sexual assault on campus. These mischaracterizations have largely focused on two aspects of FIRE's advocacy.

The first point of contention is whether it is wiser for sexual assault allegations to be investigated and adjudicated by trained law enforcement professionals and impartial courts or by amateur campus administrators who may be acting with the interests of their ... Show Full Article

Hepatitis B Foundation Launches #justB Storytelling Campaign
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Jan. 19 -- The Hepatitis B Foundation issued the following news release:

Few people know about hepatitis B or the stories of the two million Americans living with the serious liver infection. This will change beginning January 2017 as the Hepatitis B Foundation unveils its #justB national storytelling campaign with real people sharing their stories about hepatitis B. The goal is to put a human face on this disease in order to increase public awareness, decrease stigma and discrimination, and to promote testing and treatment for hepatitis B, which will ultimately save lives. ... Show Full Article

Consumer Goods Giant Unilever Commits to 100% Recyclable Packaging
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 19 -- As You Sow Foundation issued the following news release:

Consumer goods giant Unilever has made a commitment that 100% of its packaging will be recyclable, reusable, or compostable by 2025. The company, the world's third largest consumer goods company after Procter & Gamble and Nestle, said it will ensure "it is technically possible for its plastic packaging to be reused or recycled and there are established, proven examples of it being commercially viable for plastics re-processors to recycle the material."

The shareholder advocacy organization As You Sow has ... Show Full Article