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Donate Life Rose Parade Float, “Light in the Darkness”

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 28 dicembre 2019

Seven men and women whose lives were transformed forever thanks to the generosity of others through cornea and tissue donation will be among the participants on the Donate Life Rose Parade® float Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena.The 2020 Donate Life float, “Light in the Darkness,” is the centerpiece of a national effort to reach a broad audience with the simple, life-giving message that organ, eye and tissue donation saves and heals lives. The seven cornea and tissue recipients represented on the 2020 Donate Life float include men and women from around the country and from all walks of life.From corneas that restore sight to skin grafts that heal burned tissue, as well as nerves, tendons and bone allografts, thanks to the power of tissue and cornea donation, these participants are now enjoying a better quality of life.Thanks to tissue donors, millions of people are healed every year and thousands of lives are saved. Tissue from one single donor can touch the lives of more than 75 people. Some of the tissues that can be donated include lifesaving tissues such as heart valves and skin grafts for burn survivors. Other tissues that are crucial to help heal and restore mobility include bone, ligament and nerve allografts, among others.The Donate Life Rose Parade float, produced by OneLegacy, is made possible thanks to more than 45 sponsors. The 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade float will include 70 participants, including 18 riders who are organ, eye or tissue recipients, and eight walkers who are living donors or recipients.The 2020 Donate Life Rose Parade float, “Light in the Darkness,” will highlight the power of unity, light and love as celebrated during Southeast Asia’s Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, a celebration of light shining in the darkness. As the world’s most visible campaign to inspire organ, eye and tissue donation, the Donate Life Rose Parade float inspires viewers to help the over 1 million people in need of organ, eye or tissue transplants each year. Register today to become an organ, eye or tissue donor by visiting DonateLife.net.

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UnitedHealthcare Donates Hasbro’s NERF ENERGY Game Kits to YMCA of Superior California

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 15 gennaio 2018

Gary FongUnitedHealthcare and Hasbro gave 200 children the gift of “exergaming” earlier today by donating NERF ENERGY Game Kits to the YMCA of Superior California. UnitedHealthcare donated 200 NERF Energy Game Kits to the YMCA of Superior California as part of a national initiative to encourage young people to become more active through “exergaming.” UnitedHealthcare’s Nicole Borreli (light blue shirt) and mascot Dr. Health E. Hound cheer for Syeed Williams, 9, of Sacramento as he plays the NERF ENERGY Rush game. The donation is part of a recently launched national initiative between Hasbro and UnitedHealthcare, featuring Hasbro’s NERF products, that encourages young people to become more active through “exergaming” Part of a national initiative between Hasbro and UnitedHealthcare to encourage kids to increase physical activity, the kits feature Hasbro’s NERF products that are designed to encourage young people to become more active through “exergaming.” Each kit includes a NERF ENERGY Game Band, a NERF PRO FOAM soccer ball and instructions to download the NERF ENERGY RUSH mobile game to get kids moving. As children participate in physical activity, they earn “energy points” that are tracked by the activity band, and these points turn into screen time to play the mobile game on a smartphone or tablet.UnitedHealthcare is delivering 10,000 NERF ENERGY Game Kits to elementary schools and community organizations across the country, enabling children ages six to 12 to receive the kits at no cost.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences. From toys and games to television, movies, digital gaming and consumer products, Hasbro offers a variety of ways for audiences to experience its iconic brands, including NERF, MY LITTLE PONY, TRANSFORMERS, PLAY-DOH, MONOPOLY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and MAGIC: THE GATHERING, as well as premier partner brands. The Company’s Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark Pictures, are building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens. (Photo: Gary Fong)

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