LeBron James, Akron making college possible for city kids
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James is giving kids from Akron — ones with challenging backgrounds like his — the chance to go to college for free. The NBA star has partnered with the University of Akron to provide a guaranteed four-year scholarship to the school for students in... Read more
Jennifer Hudson’s Julian D. King Gift Foundation and Staples Support Chicago Public Schools
Staples, Inc. announced that it funded 115 local classroom projects in Chicago, as part of its recent $10 million pledge to Think It Up™, a new national initiative of the Entertainment Industry Foundation that seeks to inaugurate a new movement in support of students, teachers and schools, helping to create... Read more
Opportunities Initiative Launches in Chicago with More than 4,000 Participants
One way to fight health disparities and obesity may be to turn off the TV. Food companies disproportionately target television advertising for unhealthy products like candy and sugary drinks to Latino and African-American youth, new research shows. Marking an unprecedented day of action for Chicago youth, the 100,000 Opportunities... Read more
Tiger Balm U.S. Signs Olympic Gold Medalist Christian Taylor as Brand Spokesperson
Tiger Balm U.S. has finalized an endorsement deal with Olympic triple-jump champion Christian Taylor. A standout track and field athlete, Christian Taylor set state high school records in the long jump, triple jump and 400m, and won numerous World Youth Championships while growing up in Georgia. He attended the... Read more
UPMC is a proven integrated delivery and health finance system — the first of its kind in western Pennsylvania. We have 20 academic, community, and specialty hospitals, more than 500 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, employ 3,500 physicians, insure 2.5 million health plan members, and offer an array of... Read more