“It’s A Bitter Sweet JustFab-ny ” Win A Trip To Paris Become A JustFab Style Ambassador

Imagine being selected for an all expenses paid trip as well as being selected to be an Ambassador (an accredited diplomat sent by a country as its official representative to a foreign country) for the company JustFab. Now imagine that excitement being taken away because JustFab did not follow their own contest guidelines (see here) Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 5.40.54 PMScreen Shot 2015-10-20 at 8.01.32 PM Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 8.01.43 PM Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 8.01.58 PM Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 8.03.03 PM Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 8.03.23 PM Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 8.03.37 PM Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 8.04.17 PM Screen Shot 2015-10-20 at 8.04.24 PM

The original winner, picked by Just Fab was InstantlyErica (see pictures below) Screen Shot 2015-10-21 at 4.39.29 AM12177809_157443217938193_865645774_n

JustFab and InstantlyErica received a lot of heated backlash for not following the guidelines of the contest. JustFab chose a second winner12166212_157443224604859_1592522439_n12167610_157443257938189_1720067047_n  (see below) and did not

compensate the original winner with a fair prize replacement or accommodation. It is speculated that InstantlyErica got shoe credits and a revoked trip to Paris. On top of that she was no longer the chosen Ambassador for the company because of the mistake JustFab made, which is not InstantlyErica’s fault that they chose her as the (first) winner . Since JustFab chose InstantlyErica as the original winner and they made the contest, they should know who all entered the contest are and how many pictures they entered.  Furthermore, they should have allowed an exception for there to be two winners for the contest because of the mishap in their choice.

Here are some of the comments from their Facebook and Instagram followers on the contest mishap

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JustFab should have been more clear on specifications in their contest. They also should have told those who were entering the contest to have a sizable following on social media and have a profession in styling fashion.  That would have been fair to those who took time to enter in hopes of winning.  (See Below )

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The Entrants (those who entered the contest)

“Four Beautiful Women” A diverse romantic comedy that explores the hidden desires of many relationships today

A romantic comedy opening the discussion on the effects of E.D. and sexual paraphernalia in today’s diverse relationships.

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Sherwin Arae, Ashlei Murray, Ally Sereda, and two other beautiful women from the cast of “Four Beautiful Women”

As you can see we’ve cast and rehearsed for months and are in the final stages of pre-production. Our shooting schedule, shoot sheets, call sheets, locations, lodging, and transportation has all been scouted and budgeted for Principle photography.

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The Cast Of Four Beautiful Women

We’ve had amazing word of mouth publicity about this witty, sensual romantic comedy that challenges the stereotypes of contemporary relationships today.

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Director Robin Jordan and Producer Anthony Crane (of Four Beautiful Women) posing with a Film Supporter

Investors, financiers, public relations Agencies, and distributors are standing by willing and able to assist us in this production of “Four Beautiful Women” when we are able to show seed money to leverage against the amount of money needed to make this diverse romantic comedy number one of the slated independent films released in 2016.

Thus far all of the interest in this project has been generated by the idea and script alone. We would like to add our sizzle reel to enhance the distribution of this feature film. This entails the money necessary to hire production trucks and skilled personnel. This personnel would also be utilized in the principle photography for the project. We have post-production personnel standing by to add their expertise with editing, sound, musical score, and the formatting of the picture to industry standards.

12112022_461964403987118_2127992073319605647_nGenerally independent filmmakers who have the necessary seed money to leverage loans with investors, banks, and other financial institutions, come from wealthy families, friends, and backgrounds that can afford to lend them a helping financial hand.

Those not so financially privileged aren’t able to make films competitive enough to challenge the “old-boy” network and thus are relegated to the shelves of basement distribution. In order to view and promote a more diversified  experience of today’s contemporary America culture, a door must be opened for the talented underprivileged to participate financially in the skillful art of filmmaking.

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Risks and challenges

We’ve managed Without the necessary budget to buy some camera, sound, and lighting equipment. We’ve also managed to cast over a hundred and fifty people and choose these remarkably talented, and beautiful people for the cast for “Four Beautiful Women.”

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Diamond Cruikshank play’s Kiara and Jo plays Mark in “Four Beautiful Women”

We’ve managed the expense to rehearse in theatres around the Los Angeles area to perfect dialogue, timing, delivery, blocking and characters traits of the actors for several months. We have finished our photo shoots for publicity and have finished the administrative paperwork of shooting schedules, shot sheets, call sheets, and scouting of our locations, lodging, and transportation for principle photography.

Our paralegal teams have completed our “Four Beautiful Women” Ltd. EIN, Private Placement Agreement/business plan/investment memorandum, investors Agreements, projections, marketing for romantic comedies, budget top sheet, and production schedules for principle photography.

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Joseph Tomanogi Jr, Sherwin, and Chris Denton of “Four Beautiful Women”

With the projected funding from “Kick Start” or other financial lenders, we have budgeted money for the successful advertising and distribution of this project with a projected 4,500 screens domestically and an equal amount of distribution abroad for foreign film markets.

Our main concern is the perfection of the project, with the proper and professional lighting, sound, score, directors and cinematographers to successfully compete. We are determined and steadfast in our pursuit to finish this project in the industrial standards expected by our predecessors to make “Four Beautiful Women.” a box office success.

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Ricoh’s Publishing Executive Symposium illuminates the opportunities and challenges of the new world of books

Publishers, paper manufacturers and print industry experts gather to discuss technologies and trends driving the future of the industry

MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced the success of its inaugural Publishing Executive Symposium, a two-day event that recently took place at the company’s Executive Briefing Center in Boulder, Colo. Executives from the world’s leading publishers convened to debate where the publishing industry is headed and how technology can support it. Attendees discussed publishing trends, exchanged best practices and lessons learned, and experienced first-hand how the latest generation of inkjet technology, and the media, software, and services that complement it, are playing a role in the industry’s evolution.

The publishing landscape continues to shift, and the resulting changes demand new technologies, paired with an in-depth understanding of how these changes impact different stakeholders in the ecosystem. From the general rise of on-demand and short-run printing, to the popularity of customized publishing in the educational market, to paper preferences in trade press, publishing executives have a unique perspective which shapes demand for the rest of the supply chain. The globally diverse group at the symposium also brought insight from their experience in markets across North America, EMEA, and developing economies. Translating what the advances and benefits of inkjet technology mean for business imperatives of the publishing industry – such as reducing inventory and warehousing, decreasing turnaround time, and speeding up editioning – was a key element of the event. Adding to the educational value for attendees were explorations of the end-to-end needs and solutions for the publishing industry, including pre-press workflow software, high-quality paper, complementary cutsheet and finishing solutions, implementation and consulting services.

Presenters included Marco Boer, vice president of analyst firm IT Strategies; David Hetherington, chief operating officer, Klopotek; and representatives from leading paper manufacturers Crown van Gelder, Finch Paper, JP Gould Specialty Papers, Mitsubishi Imaging and Mondi. Feedback from attendees on the value of the technology and event included:

  • “The detail and the sharpness of the inkjet samples were better [than expected]. The RICOH Pro VC60000 can do well for POD [print on demand]. Getting single-copy only production is the goal.” – Johan Van Slooten, Elsevier
  • “It’s fair to say that 4-color inkjet is ready for primetime.” – Bill Barry, Macmillan
  • “The symposium presented by Ricoh on inkjet printing and paper was first class. A lot of valuable information was learned about the future of the printing industry.” – Mira Perrizo, Big Earth Publishing
  • “It was valuable to me on many levels. The education of the power of the RICOH Pro VC60000 is top of mind. It is definitely a game changer. It was also valuable to learn about the different substrates being developed specifically for inkjet. And networking with all of you, as well as other publishers, is always well worth it.” – Lynn Terhune, Wiley

“The publishing industry is undergoing monumental change, and Ricoh is in a unique position to serve as partner to the industry as they navigate this change,” said Ted Takahashi, Senior Vice President, Production Print Global Marketing Center, Ricoh Company, Ltd. “This symposium enabled us to exchange ideas about the concerns and pain points of publishers in an unconventional setting that encouraged candor. As publishing business models are refined, learning about the dynamics of how inkjet and complementary software and services play a role in trends such as short-run and on-demand is increasingly important. We look forward to continuing these enlightening conversations at our next publishing symposium.”

For more information about Ricoh’s solutions for publishers, please visit http://rpp.ricoh-usa.com/discover/publishing.

About Ricoh

Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2015, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,231 billion yen (approx. 18.5 billion USD).

The majority of the company’s revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.

For further information, please visit www.ricoh.com/about/

© 2015 Ricoh Company, Ltd. All rights reserved. All referenced product names are the trademarks of their respective companies.

GoDaddy’s Rene Reinsberg To Speak At EmTech 2015


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, today announced that Rene Reinsberg, vice president of Emerging Products at GoDaddy, will speak at EmTech 2015 on November 2, 2015, at MIT.

Reinsberg, himself an MIT alum, and Professor Sep Kamvar, director of the MIT Media Lab’s Social Computing research group, will provide a “Technology Spotlight” discussion during the Rethinking Urban Infrastructure session.

In April this year, GoDaddy announced it had joined the MIT Media Lab and is collaborating with a team of researchers led by Professor Kamvar to explore technologies that have the future potential to provide small businesses with new and better ways to achieve success.

“I am extremely honored to be taking the EmTech stage with Sep Kamvar to share some of our work with this unique audience of technology leaders, innovators, and disruptors,” said Rene Reinsberg, vice president of Emerging Products at GoDaddy. “Since we kicked off our collaboration with the Media Lab back in April, we have been hard at work researching the technologies that will one day empower small businesses and organizations, from local flower shops to schools, to succeed. Our talk will give a glimpse into some of the insights we’ve already unearthed about the challenges these companies face and how technology can help them adapt and thrive.”

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About GoDaddy
GoDaddy’s mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. With more than 13 million customers worldwide and more than 60 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business. To learn more about the company, visit www.GoDaddy.com

Jenn-Air To Showcase “The Connected Life” At 2015 WestEdge Design Fair

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As returning sponsor of the WestEdge Design Fair, the west coast’s premier design exhibition, luxury appliance maker Jenn-Air will focus its significant presence on celebrating and exploring how design, innovation and technology are intersecting to create greater connectivity in our lives.  Taking place October 22-25 at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, the show offers attendees the opportunity to experience the best in modern design for the home in a range of categories from appliances and lighting to furniture.

“At Jenn-Air we believe that creating beautifully designed products for beautifully designed spaces is just the tip of the iceberg,” notes Brian Maynard, Jenn-Air marketing director.  “We’re looking to engage with consumers and designers to understand why they make certain choices, what these choices reflect about them as individuals, and ways that design can build connections with those around them.”

Located just beyond the main entrance of the show, the expansive Jenn-Air display (booth 415) will feature the brand’s latest innovations for the kitchen including a sleek, dual convection wall oven with wireless connectivity and built-in refrigeration with elegant and dramatic Obsidian interiors.  Throughout each day of the show, a separate, Jenn-Air Master Class Studio will host seminars with design leaders on a variety of topics.

Attendees at the WestEdge Design Fair in Santa Monica will have the opportunity to experience the latest innovations from luxury appliance maker Jenn-Air, including their new connected wall oven. (PRNewsFoto/Jenn-Air)

Attendees at the WestEdge Design Fair in Santa Monica will have the opportunity to experience the latest innovations from luxury appliance maker Jenn-Air, including their new connected wall oven. (PRNewsFoto/Jenn-Air)

On Thursday, October 22 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., design writer David Keeps will moderate “Connecting People Through Design,” with panelists Steve Brown, General Manager for Jenn-Air along with designers Oliver Furth and Judy Kameon.  For the complete schedule of seminars throughout the event please check here Jenn-Air Master Class Studio.

A new installation at the show this year is the Jenn-Air Connected Life kiosk located in the “Made: Modern” exhibit section of the show.  It will provide attendees a chance to recharge while also experiencing the brand’s new connected wall oven. Those who visit can use the provided charging station for their mobile devices, enjoy an espresso made in the Jenn-Air® built-in coffee maker, and experience a new application for preparing a meal with assistance from a mobile device. Jenn-Air is also sponsoring the free WiFi being provided at the show (Network name:  WestEdge Connect; Password:  Jenn-Air). 

Continuing its partnership with Architectural Digest, the brand and the magazine will create a new series of design videos that will be distributed after the show.   Hosted by designer Oliver Furth “The Connected Home, The Connected Life” video series will focus on the various connections innovative design helps to create.

Jenn-Air also has partnered again with Architectural Digest to present the “Designed to Inspire Sweepstakes,” offering registered attendees the chance to win a complete suite of Jenn-Air® appliances and a collection of books from a select group of the world’s preeminent architects and designers, known as the AD100. Those not registering for the show can also enter to win via Architectural Digest’s AD360 here  http://www.archdigest360.com/jennair/

Highlights of the show and Jenn-Air brand’s participation will be posted throughout the weekend at facebook.com/jennair and twitter.com/jennairusa. For additional show details visit http://westedgedesignfair.com/.

About Jenn-Air:
Since the introduction of the first self-ventilated cooktop in 1961 and downdraft ventilated range in 1965, Jenn-Air brand has consistently grown its reputation as a technology and design innovator.  Its selection of style options includes two distinct stainless steel collections and a cutting-edge Floating Glass finish in black.  From downdraft cooktops, wall ovens and professional style ranges to dishwashers, refrigerators and such entertaining essentials as warming drawers, built-in ice machines and wine cellars, Jenn-Air brand offers a complete line of major kitchen appliances. To learn more about the Jenn-Air® appliance collection, or speak with a member of the concierge team, please visit jennair.com, facebook.com/jennair, instagram.com/jennairusa and twitter.com/jennairusa

Merck Unites With UNESCO to Build Research Capacity in Africa

UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit - Geneva, Switzerland, October 19, 2015 (PRNewsFoto/Merck)

UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit – Geneva, Switzerland, October 19, 2015 (PRNewsFoto/Merck)

GENEVA, October 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

  • UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit aims to define interventions to prepare for the road ahead in Africas development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation
  • Summit will put specific emphasis on how to translate knowledge into action to improve health
  • Summit to be conducted on a yearly basis to ensure significant sustainable impact; 2015 edition will be dedicated to emergent infectious diseases

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today launches in partnership with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) the first edition of the UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland. The summit aims to address the vital role of scientific research in the improvement and sustainable development of the African population health, with specific emphasis on how to translate knowledge into action.

“Merck is very pleased to join forces with UNESCO and take together an active role in addressing health challenges and strengthening the role of scientific research in life sciences and medical sciences for Africa,” said Stefan Oschmann, Vice Chairman of the Executive Board and Deputy CEO of Merck, at the inauguration of the UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit. “The summit will bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data with the aim of identifying development opportunities that will contribute to building research capacity, accelerating access to innovative health solutions and sustaining innovation in Africa.”

“The UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit was initiated to address in parts the vital role of research in the improvement and sustainable development of population health with specific emphasis on how to translate knowledge into action – the ‘know-do gap’ – to improve health,” emphasized Flavia Schlegel, Assistant Director-General of Natural Sciences, UNESCO. “Moreover, the summit will provide a platform for dialogue on improving global cooperation on life science and health research and narrowing the disparities in health systems performance between developing and developed countries.”

Uganda Minister of State of Health, Sarah Opendi emphasized at the summit “New Health Challenges are expected in the future and therefore this noble initiative by UNESCO and Merck will significantly contribute towards enhancing policy environment, support and build capacity of researchers in low and middle income countries.”

The summit will be conducted on a yearly basis to ensure significant sustainable impact on access to high-quality and innovative healthcare solutions, building research capacity and sustaining innovation across Africa.

The 2015 UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit will focus on the role of building capacities in the life sciences to address challenges of infectious diseases, most notably the Ebola crises.

Scientifically supported by UNESCO, the University of Cambridge (UK), and the University of Rome (Italy), the summit will be a valuable opportunity for young researchers who are engaged and interested in health and life science research in Africa to learn about the full spectrum of ground-breaking scientific research currently underway, and prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. Abstracts were invited from final year African PhD students and young investigators involved in HIV, Ebola and other infectious diseases research. All are primarily based at African research institutes and universities. All abstracts were peer reviewed by scientific committee and will be eligible for fellowship award in Merck R&D hub and further number of research awards which will be announced at the end of the summit.

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About Merck 

Merck (PRNewsFoto/Merck)

Merck (PRNewsFoto/Merck)

Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 40,000 employees work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. In 2014, Merck generated sales of € 11.3 billion in 66 countries.

Founded in 1668, Merck is the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. The founding family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed corporate group. Merck, Darmstadt, Germany holds the global rights to the Merck name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, EMD Millipore and EMD Performance Materials

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® And More Than 70 Leading National Brands Kick Off The Season Of Giving With Annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving ® Campaign

Kmart, Best Buy, ANN INC., Kay® Jewelers, Domino’s, Williams-Sonoma, Inc., HomeGoods and others unite to help end childhood cancer

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Now in its twelfth year, the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign has transformed the holiday season into a time of giving thanks by raising awareness and funds for the ongoing battle to end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The campaign unites celebrities, media, retail and corporate partners in asking consumers to donate while they shop and support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

What began as a holiday-focused fundraising effort by St. Jude has now grown into an annual tradition that has raised more than $588 million. These funds support St. Jude’s mission to provide cutting-edge treatment and pursue visionary research.

“We are deeply grateful for the outpouring of support we receive year after year during the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign,” said Marlo Thomas, National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “Throughout the holiday season people open their hearts to the children of St. Jude and as a result, our doctors and scientists can continue their groundbreaking research and pioneering procedures that help us achieve our landmark survival rates. And, we are able to continue to ensure that no family pays St. Jude for anything – not for treatment, travel, housing or food – because we believe all a family should worry about is helping their child live.”

Beginning in November and running through the end of December, consumers can support St. Jude while they shop at a variety of businesses representing a cross-section of premier brands in retail, restaurant, travel, hospitality, media and beyond. Top returning campaign partners include Kmart; Best Buy; ANN INC.; Kay® Jewelers; Domino’s; Williams-Sonoma, Inc.; HomeGoods; New York & Company; AutoZone; Brooks Brothers; GNC; Dollar General; Claire’s; Carnival Cruise Line; Justice; HSN; Marshalls; Chili’s® Grill & Bar; and Mazda, to name a few.

“Kmart’s long history of success in supporting charitable causes is due to the generosity of our Shop Your Way members, customers and associates. We’re proud of the impact our results have made for the families of St. Jude and thankful to St. Jude for its tireless work to defeat cancer and other diseases in children. St. Jude made holiday shopping at Kmart more rewarding and we’re excited to support an organization that clearly means so much to our members,” said Alasdair James, President and Chief Member Officer at Kmart.

This year, St. Jude partners are expanding and supportingthe campaign in a variety of ways – from in-store fundraising to unique cross-promotions, events and online/mobile features.

“It is Best Buy’s privilege to partner in the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign, by making it convenient for our customers to give back while shopping in stores and online during the holidays,” said Sharon McCollam, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Best Buy. “By adding options to give through our credit card signature pads last year, we made it easier for customers to contribute during the checkout process. As a result of their generosity, we were able to contribute $9.7 million last year, and hope to do even more this year to support the children and families served by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.”

Other partner highlights include:

  • Several partners are offering merchandise products during the holidays to benefit St. Jude including Ann Taylor; Brooks Brothers; HomeGoods; HSN; Kmart; New York & Company; The Limited; TUMI; Westfield; Williams-Sonoma, Inc. and their portfolio of brands; to name a few.
  • Kay® Jewelers will once again offer its popular plush animals benefitting St. Jude, this year featuring Travis and Trey.
  • AutoZone, returning for its 10th year as a St. Jude Thanks and Giving partner, will continue to ask consumers to donate at checkout via the credit pad.
  • Customers will be able to donate through a fully integrated online shopping cart at Best Buy, Ann Taylor, LOFT, Claire’s and ICING. In addition, customers will now be able to donate via the pin pad at the register at GameStop, The Limited, Crazy8 and Janie and Jack locations nationwide.
  • eBay is giving its customers the opportunity to give at checkout during the week of December 7. During this time, customers can also bid on celebrity items that will benefit St. Jude.
  • Domino’s will ask consumers to donate to St. Jude via walk-up, telephone, online and mobile orders, as well as the opportunity to purchase a St. Jude Meal Deal during the campaign timeframe. For each Meal Deal purchased, Domino’s will donate $1 to St. Jude.
  • Stage Stores and St. Jude will be featured on the Balancing Act on Lifetime TV this holiday season.
  • Party City has joined the campaign this year and customers can make a donation at nearly 600 stores nationwide or donate online during checkout.

The campaign receives a boost of awareness from national theatre partners including Regal Entertainment Group, AMC Theatres, Cinemark USA, Carmike Cinemas, Malco Theatres, and many others that showcase a star-studded St. Jude Thanks and Giving trailer. AccentHealth, America’s leading waiting room media network, also shows the St. Jude PSA in physician offices around the country. In addition, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines provide support via in-flight video promotion, inclusion in their in-flight magazines and social media. 

“During one of the busiest times of the year, our partners make supporting the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital an integral part of their holiday strategy,” said Richard Shadyac Jr., President and CEO of ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “Throughout the campaign we ask people to ‘Give thanks,’ and we are truly thankful for our partners, their employees, customers and St. Jude supporters who enable us to continue working until we reach the day when no child dies from cancer.”

To join the fight against childhood cancer this holiday season:

  • Donate at stjude.org and visit the site to learn more.
  • Shop with participating businesses and donate at the register. Visit stjude.org for a complete list of partners.
  • Follow @StJude on social media and show what you are thankful for during the holidays using #GiveThanks.

About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent, and we won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, liking St. Jude on Facebook (facebook.com/stjude) and following us on Twitter (@stjude).