Giving Back

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Taren Grom, Editor

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The PharmaVOICE 100 honorees share a sincere desire to give back. Their philanthropic endeavors range from participation in company-based service days to providing resources and assistance to their communities, schools, and national and global organizations. Favorite charities American Cancer Society Dedicated to helping persons who face cancer. Supports research, patient ­services, early detection, treatment and education. Breast Cancer Research ­Foundation Achieve prevention and a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime by providing critical funding for innovative clinical and ­translational research. Kiva Make a loan to an entrepreneur across the globe for as little as $25. Kiva is the world’s first online lending platform ­connecting ­online lenders to entrepreneurs. Alzheimer’s Association Provides information about Alzheimer’s disease, resources, research advances, publications, and events. Autism Speaks The world’s leading autism advocacy ­organization, dedicated t­o ­funding ­research into the causes, ­prevention, treatments and a cure for autism. Doctor’s Without Boarders Doctors and nurses volunteer to provide urgent medical care in countries to ­victims of war and disaster regardless of race, religion, or politics. Leukemia & Lymphoma Society LLS is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood ­cancer. Make a Wish Foundation Grants the wishes of children with ­life-threatening illnesses. March of Dimes Helps moms have full-term ­pregnancies and researches the ­problems that threaten the health of babies. Wounded Warrior Project Provides programs and services to ­severely injured service members ­during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life. American Heart Association Building healthier lives, free of ­cardiovascular diseases and stroke. United Way Improves lives by mobilizing the ­caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. Favorite charities OTHER?NOTABLE?charities ALS Association American Red Cross Anchor House New Jersey Artbound Audubon Society Bigger Future Boy Scouts of America Charity’s Closet The Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation CISCRP Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Dress for Success FIRST Robotics Competition First Tee Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation The Geneva Foundation Girl Scouts of America Good Grief Hands Across Americas Heifer International Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Living Hope International Loaves and Fishes Lupus Foundation of America Lutheran World Relief Macmillan Cancer Nurses Medical Detection Dogs Mission of Hope International Muscular Dystrophy Association National Public Radio National Association for Down Syndrome National Multiple Sclerosis Society Natural Resources Defense Council Navy SEAL Foundation Operation Breakthrough PHCS Foundation Pheo-Para Alliance Plan USA Project Sunshine Room to Read Runway for Recovery Science Club for Girls Second Harvest Food Bank Sierra Club Smile Train Sparkle of Hope Special Olympics St. Jude Children’s Hospital Staff of HOPE Toys for Tots UNICEF Upstage Lung Cancer The Veterans of Foreign Wars Visiting Nurse Association Women’s Health & Counseling Center YMCA

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