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Justice Department and FBI Raise Awareness of Disaster Fraud Hotline

Justice Department and FBI Raise Awareness of Disaster Fraud Hotline

WASHINGTON—The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster. Suspected fraudulent activity pertaining to relief efforts associated with the recent series of tornadoes in the Midwest and South should be reported to the NCDF hotline at 866-720-5721.

Illinois National Guard Finishes Vermont Relief Efforts – Mission Complete, Troops Heading Home

Illinois National Guard Finishes Vermont Relief Efforts – Mission Complete, Troops Heading Home

SPRINGFIELD – September 2, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today announced that the Illinois Army National Guard members assisting with Vermont flood relief operations have completed their mission and are heading home.

ADP Donates $500,000 to Feeding America; Helps Provide Millions of Pounds of Food to Hungry Americans

ADP Donates $500,000 to Feeding America; Helps Provide Millions of Pounds of Food to Hungry Americans

    CHICAGO , Jan. 12, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, announced today that ADP®, a leading provider of business outsourcing solutions, has donated $500,000 to help fight hunger in America.

HOG WILD: Stroger Spent $79K In Federal Cash On Zoo Party

HOG WILD: Stroger Spent $79K In Federal Cash On Zoo Party

First there were the hundreds of thousands of dollars in unsupervised no-bid contracts he gave to friends and allies. Then, there were the raises during the pay freeze ; the taxpayer cash on sprucing up the office ; the government credit card for hotel rooms and dry cleaning .

Tough Times for Women Unable to Sleep

Tough Times for Women Unable to Sleep

Affordable Simple Relief Is NOW Available HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., Oct. 13 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — It’s been said that PAIN can be exacerbated by STRESS and vice versa.

Info graphic: Monsoon rains cause disaster in Pakistan

Info graphic: Monsoon rains cause disaster in Pakistan

Flooding began in Pakistan in July 2010 caused by monsoon rains affecting the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Punjab as well as parts of Baluchistan. The Pakistani government says up to 20… Read more »

Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Announces $200K in Assistance for Nashville Flood Relief Efforts

Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Announces $200K in Assistance for Nashville Flood Relief Efforts

Grants include $100k in assistance for low-income individuals and families and $100k in grants for organizations involved in relief effort NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation announced today that it was making $200,000 in grant money available to assist those impacted by the recent flooding.  Of that amount, $100,000 is being made available to low-income individuals and families for the replacement of natural gas appliances damaged by the recent flooding.

Werner Joins Lowe’s and Donates to American Red Cross for Flood and Tornado Relief Efforts

Werner Joins Lowe’s and Donates to American Red Cross for Flood and Tornado Relief Efforts

GREENVILLE, Pa., May 8 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ – Werner Co., America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of ladders and other climbing products, announced today that it will be joining Lowe’s in answering the call to provide relief to the flood and tornado victims in 12 states, including Tennessee and Kentucky.  Werner will be donating $10,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help support the Red Cross’ efforts to provide shelter, food and other assistance to the victims of the recent floods and tornadoes.

Werner Joins Lowe’s and Donates to American Red Cross for Flood and Tornado Relief Efforts

Werner Joins Lowe’s and Donates to American Red Cross for Flood and Tornado Relief Efforts

GREENVILLE, Pa., May 8 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Werner Co., America’s largest manufacturer and distributor of ladders and other climbing products, announced today that it will be joining Lowe’s in answering the call to provide relief to the flood and tornado victims in 12 states, including Tennessee and Kentucky.  Werner will be donating $10,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to help support the Red Cross’ efforts to provide shelter, food and other assistance to the victims of the recent floods and tornadoes.

Rebuilding Haiti is a Priority for the European Union

Rebuilding Haiti is a Priority for the European Union

On the  eve of the meeting of Development Ministers on Monday in Brussels, European Commission Vice President and EU High  Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton (pictured at right) underlined… Read more »

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