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2016 Zurich Global community Week

2016/07/07 05:19 Beads of Courage®, Featured Sponsors, Fundraising Events

Employees at Zurich Life Japan raised ¥430,000 during their Global Community Week this June after a matching donation by the Z Zurich Foundation. This is the 4th year in a row that employees made donations to send Sponsor Beads and messages of support to children. Along with the 215 Sponsor Beads, employees created almost 1,000 three dimensional origami stars for the Tokyo Metropolitan Children`s Medical Center to surprise the children for Tanabata star festival.

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Introducing a new Shine On! Kids Facility Dog Handler!

2015/10/01 08:58 Facility Dog, Shine On! Programs

Introducing a new partner for Facility Dog Yogi at Shizuoka Children’s Hospital Thank you very much for your ongoing support for the Shine On! Kids Facility Dog Program. We are very pleased today to announce that a new nurse-handler, Keiko Suzuki, has been assigned to work with Facility Dog Yogi at Shizuoka Children’s Hospital. Our […]

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Mike Cartwright Shines On!

2015/07/28 16:23 Featured Supporters, Team Beads of Courage®

Mike Cartwright, our newest and most enthusiastic Team Beads of Courage supporter, smiles for the camera during a long race   Mike Cartwright joined Team Beads of Courage this year, and has already carried beads in seven marathons. Team Beads of Courage allows athletes to directly encourage and honor a children’s fight against cancer; a participant […]

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2015 Zurich Global community Week

2015/07/08 05:59 Beads of Courage®, Featured Sponsors, Fundraising Events

Sponsor Bead Participant Zurich Life Japan | Facebook | Zurich Global Community Week2015 – Employees at Zurich Life Japan helped raise ¥460,000 during their Global Community Week in June. For the 3rd year in a row, employees made donations to send Sponsor Beads to children along with messages of support, and the Z Zurich Foundation matched the amount. […]

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Strings of Strength Volunteer Program

2015/05/26 12:30 Beads of Courage®, Featured Sponsors, Featured Volunteers

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Website Shine On! Kids provides emotional support to children fighting cancer in hospitals across Japan, through Beads of Courage©, an innovative arts-in-medicine program based around colorful bead craft. Previously, our program was available exclusively to children with cancer. But thanks to the support of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, one […]

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