The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence launched today a powerful, new public awareness campaign in concert with National Youth Violence Prevention Week, April 7-11. The campaign, called SPEAK UP, educates students about the important roles they can play in preventing violence, and includes public service announcements, posters and poster contests, interactive BuzzFeed-style quizzes, pledge drive and resource/activity kits.
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The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Teva Respiratory announced today the launch of a national awareness campaign – Know Your Count – aimed at raising awareness of the seriousness of asthma and educating asthma patients and caregivers about the importance of keeping track of the remaining doses in their rescue inhalers. The campaign features award-winning singer and actress, Kristin Chenoweth, who is speaking publicly for the first time about the impact her asthma has had on her professional career and busy lifestyle. For more information about the Know Your Count campaign, Kristin’s experience with asthma and to view an important public service announcement (PSA), visit www.KnowYourCount.com.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/players/English/65058-teva-respiratory-aafa-know-your-count-managing-asthma/
As the cold and flu season peaks, adults may take multiple over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicines to treat their pain and fever symptoms. Yet many are unaware of the serious liver or gastrointestinal damage that can result from the overdose or overuse of common OTC pain medicine ingredients. To help adults safely take these medicines, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) today launched Gut Check: Know Your Medicine, an education campaign focused on the safe use of OTC products. Central to the campaign is a unique flipbook-style video that highlights the importance of reading and following OTC medicine labels.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65680-american-gastroenterological-aga-gut-check-know-your-medicine-otc-psa
Today Enroll America partnered with the Ad Council to launch “Take Care, People,” a national multimedia public service advertising (PSA) campaign that will raise awareness, educate, and motivate uninsured Americans to get health insurance for themselves and their families under the Affordable Care Act, or ACA.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/65436-enroll-america-ad-council-encourage-uninsured-sign-up-affordable-care-act
Multi-platinum recording artist Selena Gomez will take the stage today for a LIVE performance to kickoff The Salvation Army’s 123rd National Red Kettle Campaign at AT&T Stadium during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders nationally televised game on CBS. For the past 17 years, the Dallas Cowboys have helped The Salvation Army launch the campaign during its nationally televised halftime performances. The Red Kettle Campaign raised more than $148.7 million last year to serve America’s most vulnerable by providing food, shelter and more than 1 million toys for children during the holidays.
To view the Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/64057-salvation-army-red-kettle-selena-gomez-dallas-cowboys-thanksgiving-day
Phiten, the pioneer of AQUA-METAL™ materials and innovator of metal-infused technology, and professional baseball players C.J. Wilson, Josh Hamilton and J.B. Shuck have teamed up with Be The Match, the nonprofit organization dedicated to helping patients with blood cancers receive life-saving bone marrow and umbilical cord blood transplants. To support Be The Match and raise awareness of the national Be The Match Registry®, Phiten has designed a limited edition Phiten x Be The Match Tornado Necklace with sales benefiting the cause, and the three pro baseball players have been named Ambassadors of Hope by Be The Match.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/64376-phiten-and-mlb-players-for-be-the-match-bone-marrow-donor-registry
Today the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) (www.tvb.org), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast television industry, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Ad Council kicked off the tenth year of their nationwide public service advertising (PSA) initiative,
The Northwest produces clean, renewable ethanol that helps reduce pollution and combat climate change. By reducing petroleum dependence, ethanol helps bring true homeland security. This PSA was produced by Fluid Images, Cascade Sierra Solutions and Lane Regional Air Protection Agency. Major funding provided by a US Department of Energy award granted to promote retail availablity of ethanol.
With September marking the kickoff of the pro-football season and National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Urology Care Foundation and the National Football League (NFL) teamed up to release a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) focused on educating men about prostate cancer and encouraging them to join the Know Your Stats® campaign.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/63352-nfl-and-urology-care-foundation-national-prostate-cancer-awareness-month
Domestic violence happens 145 times every hour in the U.S. It affects more women than breast cancer, lung cancer and ovarian cancer combined. As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, The Allstate Foundation has partnered with actress Rosario Dawson for the Purple Purse campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and the role finances play in helping survivors break free from violence. In its third year, The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse campaign has pledged to donate up to $350,000 to the YWCA for programs that help domestic violence survivors gain the financial knowledge and resources needed to live independently.
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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced yesterday that nearly 16 million children in America face hunger. As a part of ongoing efforts to raise national awareness about childhood hunger and encourage the public to support their local food bank, today Feeding America—the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief organization—and the Ad Council launch an original Child Hunger PSA campaign.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/63152-feeding-america-and-ad-council-child-hunger-psa-with-savannah-guthrie
Golfers are encouraged to hit the links Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 30 – Sept. 2), as facilities across the country host Patriot Golf Day events for the seventh year. Facilities will collect donations and raise awareness for Folds of Honor, a non-profit organization which provides educational scholarships for the children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our country.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/62587-folds-of-honor-patriot-golf-day-military-children-spouse-scholarships