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Direct Help for Mass Shootings Families and the Communities that Experience Them

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Mass shootings seem like a weekly event but what hasn’t changed is the need to support victims and their families after the attention fades while helping provide help to the communities experiencing the unthinkable. Those who comprise VictimsFirst know this personally as they all have been directly impacted by mass shootings. After her cousin was killed in the Aurora theater shooting in 2012, VictimsFirst CEO Anita Busch learned firsthand of the challenges faced by survivors and families and has put that knowledge to work directly helping in the aftermath of 37 shootings so far. Another family member survived the Las Vegas concert during that attack. Busch then led families of the deceased from previous mass shootings from Columbine, VA Tech, NIU, Aurora, Oak Creek Sikh Temple and Newtown to help create a new model for charitable giving – one that ensures public intent so that 100% of donations collected for victims of mass casualty crime actually go directly to those victims. They helped launch the National Compassion Fund. Now some of those same families comprise VictimsFirst. It was for these worthy reasons that D S Simon Media decided to partner with VictimsFirst to conduct a pro bono media tour to raise awareness for the work that they do. “Victims First is an incredible organization. They’re passionate about their important mission, helping people during a time in which their lives have been changed forever” said D S Simon Media, CEO, Doug Simon. “And my hope is that everyone who learns about them, decides to support them.” VictimsFirst responds immediately to mass casualty crimes by helping the community organize in the best interests of the victims/survivors themselves and providing resources, including immediate financial resources to the victim base. They work pro bono and 100% collected into their Victims’ Fund goes directly to victims/survivors. The resulting media tour resulted in 28 interviews across the country, an expected audience reach of over 60 million, and immediate donations in markets where the media tour interviews took place. For more information, visit VictimsFirst.org Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

August 25, 2022 05:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Has This Company ‘Sekured’ Safe Messaging In The Wild West Of User Data Protection?

Sekur Private Data Ltd

Concern has reportedly grown in recent years about insecure messaging and data harvesting of private electronic activity. This has seemingly been countered by a steady shift toward data encryption as one solution, but widespread online protection remains a relatively new, underdeveloped field. Nevertheless, text messaging, multimedia messaging and app-to-app messaging have exploded in the past couple of decades. On a daily basis, 27 billion texts, 60 billion WhatsApp messages and 319 billion emails are sent worldwide. All of these messages constitute data, which is precious and personal, as reflected in the saying, “Data is the new oil,” coined by mathematician Clive Humby. Unfortunately, many companies might be unscrupulous about harvesting and selling users’ private data. Numerous scandals cropped up in recent years, which indicates that users’ data is not safe. For example, the Cambridge Analytica breach in 2018, which involved Meta Platforms Inc. ’s (NASDAQ: META) Facebook platform allowing data to be used for political advertising; LinkedIn having a major data breach, with all its users’ data posted to the dark web; and users en masse ditching WhatsApp in 2021 over secure messaging concerns. In response to these events, alternative messaging platforms have popped up in the past few years. Prominent among these are Signal, Telegram and Threema. These platforms remain almost exclusively focused on messaging, possibly leaving the field open for a company to produce a more comprehensive, self-sufficient system that replicates the data storage and communication offerings of mainstream companies but on a secure and encrypted platform. The Platform Inviting Communication Expansion? Sekur Private Data Ltd. (OTCQX: SWISF) is building an ecosystem it says is based on protecting privacy while maximizing efficient use — the Switzerland-hosted company uses a proprietary, non-open source, military-grade encryption service that runs off Swiss International Standard for Organization-certified data centers that house Sekur’s private servers. Using its own servers means the system avoids any main cloud service, provided by companies like Alphabet Inc. 's (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google and Microsoft Corp. ’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Azure, which can reportedly be more vulnerable to hacking and data breaches. Sekur’s comprehensive Communications platform goes beyond messaging. It includes messaging, chat-by-invite, letting Sekur users message non-Sekur users and includes secure instant messaging, group creation, audio recordings, encrypted email with proprietary SekurSend feature and a 100Gb storage for its SekurMail solution. Sekur’s Data and document management suite includes secure email, document storage, disaster recovery and encrypted password management. The company reports that unlimited storage is available for Sekur messages, and all data is securely backed up multiple times in multiple locations in Switzerland. The plethora of social media apps can be overwhelming and may discourage people from using obscure messaging apps. But Sekur says its secure and private ecosystem can communicate with users outside of its platform through its recently developed Chat-By-Invites function. Chat-By-Invite uses email or text messaging to invite a user who is not on Sekur to message privately and securely via the Sekur platform without using the app or purchasing the service. After the conversation, the Sekur user has the ability to destroy the messages at both ends of the communication and wipe them from the server, protecting the integrity of the secure system. Another advantage of the Sekur platform is that it does not require users to give their phone numbers to register, reducing dramatically the risk of hacks and creating a more private experience for senders and recipients. This function is also available for emails with SekurSend. Sekur’s Chat-By-Invite and SekurSend initiatives are seen as important because they provide a cohesive platform with the flexibility to reach beyond itself while data privacy is maintained. Sekur Chat-By-Invite has facilitated conversations in over 61 countries covering a population of over 3.4 billion, and the company says it will continue to expand to more countries as a global messaging service. “We are excited to have released Chat-By-Invite via SMS,” Sekur Private Data CEO Alain Ghiai said. “This milestone puts us closer to offering a unique package of secure and private communications to individuals, businesses and governments looking to protect their communications without having to divulge their phone numbers, without data mining and without forcing the recipient to also download the same application. “We look forward to continuing to offer true data privacy to all individuals and their businesses and protect their intellectual property and their privacy, from data miners and malicious hackers.” To learn more about Sekur Private Data Ltd., visit its website. Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a Cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure communications and secure data management. The Company distributes a suite of secure cloud-based storage, disaster recovery, document management, encrypted e-mails, and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its websites www.sekur.com and www.sekursuite.com, and approved distributors, and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Corporate Department corporate@sekurprivatedata.com Company Website https://sekur.com/en/about

August 25, 2022 03:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Tips on Navigating the Back-to-School Season

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A new school year brings the return of many emotions – excitement, happiness, and of course, a little stress. Siri Daly is partnering with Juicy Juice and recently participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to share her tips for conquering the organized chaos of back-to-school mornings. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/SeVtdSpQXLk With the school year just kicking-off, it’s inevitable for parents to be running around the house in the morning, scrambling to get the kids ready for school and out the door. Siri’s advice? Plan, plan, plan. Planning out outfits, schedules, and of course, lunches, helps to create a sense of calm in the morning. When it comes to packing those lunches, Siri suggests switching things up and asking the kids what they want to eat. If they ask for something specific, they’re more likely to eat it once at school – even if it’s leftovers from the night before! To help parents with lunches, Siri has created lunchbox ideas to add into the monthly rotation that are budget-friendly, well-balanced, and delicious enough that kids look forward to eating them each day. The lunchbox ideas call for simple staples and Juicy Juice 100% juice – an easy choice for mom and kids with a variety of flavors, no added sugar, no high fructose corn syrup and no artificial sweeteners. Here’s a taste of Siri’s kid-friendly lunches that can be prepped the night before to move through mornings with ease: PB&J Roll-ups+ Pretzels + Grapes + Juicy Juice 100% Juice, Fruit Punch Cheesy Egg Bites + Cherry Tomatoes + Tortilla Chips + Juicy Juice 100% Juice, Grape Cheese & Salami Kabob + Crackers + Cucumbers + Yogurt + Juicy Juice 100% Juice, Berry Juicy Juice is also giving parents the chance to win money for back-to-school supplies and groceries to make Siri’s lunchbox ideas. Each week for four weeks, one grand prize winner will win a $1,000 gift card and 10 others will win a $100 gift card. Juicy Juice will share a weekly post on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter asking followers to answer a question about their back-to-school moments. To enter, parents must follow @JuicyJuiceUSA, either post a photo or comment on Juice Juice’s weekly post in response to the prompt and include the following hashtags: #SIRIouslyRealBTS and #Sweepstakes. Parents can go to JuicyJuice.com/backtoschool to download and print the lunchbox calendar and learn more about the SIRIously Real Back-to-School Sweepstakes. About Siri Daly: Siri Daly is quickly leaving her mark on the entertainment-lifestyle landscape. She is the founder of Siriously Delicious, a popular food blog that chronicles real-life cooking and a former Food Contributor on the TODAY show where she still regularly appears as a guest chef for cooking segments. In addition to Siri’s primary Instagram, Siriously Delicious, she also has a comedic Instagram account, Real Moms Wear Grey where she shares a personal take on being a mom. Siri’s first cookbook, Siriously Delicious: 100 Nutritious (and Not So Nutritious) Recipes for the Real Home Cook was published by Time, Inc. books in 2018. Siri, along with her husband, Carson Daly and their four children live in the greater New York area. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

August 25, 2022 02:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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COMCAST IS ROLLING OUT MULTI-GIG INTERNET SPEEDS TO COLORADO SPRINGS HOMES AND BUSINESSES

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Today Comcast launched an additional multi-gig Internet speed tier to Xfinity and Comcast Business customers in Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs is the first community in Colorado where Comcast is beginning to deliver download speeds of 2 Gbps over the connections already existing in homes and businesses today. Once the rollout is complete, these multi-gig speeds will be available in all of Comcast’s service area in Colorado Springs, as well as throughout Comcast’s entire footprint in Colorado. In addition to multi-gigabit download speeds, Comcast is introducing faster upload speeds in Colorado Springs to Xfinity Internet customers who choose xFi Complete, and Comcast Business customers, will receive up to 10X faster upload speeds than their current levels. Network data shows downstream traffic remains 14X greater than upload, so the introduction of symmetrical upload speeds will be well in advance of demand. “Our network is made for anything, so you can do anything,” said J.D. Keller, Senior Vice President Comcast Mountain West Region. “During the pandemic, we saw how vital having a fast, reliable internet connection is for all people, and demand for internet services continues to increase at a fast pace. My own kids and family are working, learning, chatting, watching movies or playing games on-line whenever we are in the house. I know others have the same experience. Comcast’s investments in our network will keep more people in Colorado Springs securely connected and ensure they have the technology today to meet the needs of tomorrow.” “By investing in infrastructure upgrades that ensure secure, reliable connectivity for all our residents and businesses, installing free Community WiFi Lift Zones, and supporting Olympic City USA in a variety of ways, Comcast has shown a commitment to Colorado Springs and to ensuring our city is preparing for tomorrow – today,” said Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers. Faster speeds will be just one of the consumer benefits made possible through Comcast’s continued efforts to evolve its entire network to 10G. 10G is a next-generation technology platform supported by a global collaboration of companies in the Internet industry focused on building networks that stay ahead of consumer demand for connectivity. In addition to enabling multi-gig symmetrical connections, 10G efforts will provide even greater network reliability, lower latency, faster troubleshooting, and increased energy efficiency. More information about the industry’s efforts toward a 10G future can be found here. The new speeds are available today to Xfinity and Comcast Business customers in parts of Colorado Springs and will be rolled out to Comcast markets across the country through 2025. Visit Xfinity or Comcast Business to learn more and sign up for these exciting new products. More about Comcast in Colorado: Comcast has more than 300 miles of fiber in Colorado Springs – more than 10,000 miles throughout the state of Colorado. More than 2.3 million homes and businesses have access to Xfinity and Comcast Business products and services statewide, including more than 400,000 in Colorado Springs. Our network reaches every zip code in the city of Colorado Springs, to make sure everyone can connect to our fastest speeds and use the technologies and devices they depend on every day – now and in the future. Comcast has invested more than $1.2 billion in its network in Colorado alone in the last three years. We make continuous strategic investments in building broadband network capacity to stay ahead of demand — effectively doubling our capacity every 2.5 years. Since 2011, Comcast has connected nearly 600,000 income-constrained Coloradans to the Internet through its Internet Essentials Program –the nation’s largest and most successful private-sector low-income broadband adoption program. The program provides income-eligible people the ability to connect to the Internet for $9.95 per month. Additionally, Comcast participates in the Federal Affordable Connectivity Program which provides those who are eligible a $30 per month credit for the Internet service. As part of Comcast’s ongoing commitment to help connect low-income families to the internet, Comcast also worked with our network of nonprofit, community, and city partners to equip nearly 100 locations across Colorado with WiFi- connected Lift Zones where students and adults can get online, participate in learning and workforce development trainings, and access critical resources. ### About Comcast Corporation Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter. We are principally focused on connectivity, aggregation, and streaming with 57 million customer relationships across the United States and Europe. We deliver broadband, wireless, and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business, and Sky brands; create, distribute, and stream leading entertainment, sports, and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News, and Sky Sports; and provide memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts in the United States and Asia. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information. Contact Details Leslie Oliver +1 303-810-6326 leslie_oliver@comcast.com Company Website https://colorado.comcast.com/

August 22, 2022 08:30 AM Mountain Daylight Time

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WiMi Built the Next Generation of XR to Enter the Business Market As the Metaverse Continues to Grow

WiMi Hologram Cloud Inc.

The Metaverse, a digitized virtual reality realm, is gaining popularity. The buzzword “Metaverse” was coined by sci-fi author Neal Stephenson in his novel Snow Crash in 1992. Its popularity is due to Facebook's decision to rename "Meta." The Metaverse is Not Far Away What is the Metaverse? We may picture it as a new interconnected platform. Ordinary video game players can only see what they are playing through a 2D flat screen on a mobile phone or computer. In contrast, the Metaverse can create a 3D space where players can access an immersive gaming experience. This is the charm of the Metaverse: people can switch between virtual and reality seamlessly. So how can we enter the Metaverse space? Major tech companies are now actively developing their ultimate solution, which is XR. XR is the next-generation mobile computing platform that combines real and virtual worlds, including VR (Virtual Reality), AR (Augmented Reality), and MR (Mixed Reality). It is the key to the Metaverse, which can create immersive experiences. While XR has been applied in gaming and socializing for decades, it remained insipid until the technological advances and social changes brought about by the epidemic, which promoted the development of the Metaverse and inspired tens of billions of dollars of investment. It also made people believe that the Metaverse is the future and the next battlefield of the Internet. The XR market has been booming with great potential in recent years. The global VR industry size is expected to grow at an average annual rate of about 54% during the five years from 2020-2024, with VR growing at about 45% and AR growing at about 66%, both with a market share of RMB 240 billion in 2024, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). WiMi’s XR Opens Gate to the Metaverse It is sensible that the Metaverse will bring a new era for humanity in the coming years. WiMi Hologram Cloud (NASDAQ: WIMI) is devoting itself to developing Metaverse technology and has become an active player in this field. It is understood that the core team of WiMi has been engaged in the XR field for years. WiMi also established the Metaverse division to seize the golden opportunity and to design and produce industry benchmark XR products and experiences in software, content, system, SDK tools, and hardware for customers. After years of development, WiMi has become a leading XR builder in the industry and has established a relatively complete technology R&D system, content production and reserve system, and commercialization system. It has a robust XR technology research and development ecosystem. It has built an XR value industry chain with great potential for expansion. WiMi focuses on professional fields in Metaverse applications such as home entertainment, light field cinema, performing arts system, commercial publishing system, advertising display system, etc. In addition, WiMi has established a comprehensive XR content library compared to its peers. With 195 patents on technologies related to image processing and display, model input/output, 3D modeling, and 325 software copyrights, WiMi has produced over 4,600 high-quality, high-fidelity XR contents. In terms of the number of XR patents and software copyrights, WiMi is in the first tier of the industry. From the whole industry's perspective, XR technology commercialization has gone through the market education phase and gradually transitioned to the high-speed development period. Metaverse is a track with high market potential for WiMi. Based on the market trend and its experience, WiMi is firmly committed to a long-term development strategy and continues to improve brand awareness through the business market. WiMi is experienced in the market and can provide hardware and software solutions for the whole industry chain, empowering large enterprises and customers in the office, socializing, advertising, financing, and other fields, helping enterprises and customers reduce costs and increase efficiency. And next, WiMi will combine the advantages of 5G large bandwidth transmission, boost R&D and accumulate more service experience. Closing Remarks In 2022, the metaverse market is in full swing, with many tech companies scrambling to get in. Giants are entering the market, with Qualcomm launching a new generation of XR chips and Tencent setting up an XR division. More than 500 companies have reportedly joined the metaverse market. McKinsey believes the metaverse market will reach $5 trillion by 2030. This vast market share is unprecedented for all the major tech giants. About WIMI Hologram Cloud WiMi Hologram Cloud, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIMI), whose commercial operations began in 2015, is a holographic cloud comprehensive technical solution provider that focuses on professional areas including holographic AR automotive HUD software, 3D holographic pulse LiDAR, head-mounted light field holographic equipment, holographic semiconductor, holographic cloud software, holographic car navigation and others. Its services and holographic AR technologies include holographic AR automotive application, 3D holographic pulse LiDAR technology, holographic vision semiconductor technology, holographic software development, holographic AR advertising technology, holographic AR entertainment technology, holographic ARSDK payment, interactive holographic communication and other holographic AR technologies. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details WIMI Hologram Cloud Inc. pr@wimiar.com Company Website http://www.wimiar.com/en/

August 19, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Without Proper IT Protection, It's Just A Matter Of Time Before SMBs Get Hacked

Sekur Private Data Ltd

For several years now, many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have been under the assumption that if they just move their files and data to the cloud, they will be protected. The hope is that cloud-based services like Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) Web Services, Microsoft Corp.’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Azure and IBM (NYSE: IBM) Cloud Services will provide a layer of protection for sensitive information and peace of mind. But even cloud software providers can be subject to hackers and data breaches. Unfortunately, most SMBs are unaware their remote workers are creating even more opportunities by using unsecured systems to conduct business, further compromising whatever data protection they use. SMBs diligent in using the right tools and processes to protect their data from attacks such as hacking and theft are providing a shield against cyber intrusion and phishing scams. In doing so, they protect sensitive data such as email addresses, phone numbers, medical information, bank and credit card numbers and, in some cases, private medical information. New research shows that many are missing the mark in this area. SMBs Are A Huge Hacking Target According to a benchmark study by Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), SMBs account for more than 40% of all data breaches, with more than six out of 10 reporting at least one cyber attack in the past year resulting in at least eight hours of business shutdowns. Thirty percent of small businesses consider phishing attacks to be the most significant cyber threat, with 1 in 5 having no endpoint security and more than half existing without any information technology (IT) security staff in house. As SMBs struggle to find cost-effective solutions to the issue, the stress of protecting data is also affecting their workflow. A new survey from CNBC and SurveyMonkey found that nearly 4 in 10 small-business owners say they are very or somewhat concerned their business will be the victim of a cyber attack within the next 12 months. There Are New Data Protection Tools Now Available One company leaping to provide inexpensive and peace-of-mind offerings for SMBs is Swiss-hosted privacy and cybersecurity company Sekur Private Data Ltd. (OTCQB: SWISF), which focuses on privacy and security communications and data management solutions. The company developed SekurMail and SekurMessenger as part of a privacy and security bundle of email, messaging and file transfer in one application featuring the company’s latest SekurSend and Chat-by-Invite technology. That technology includes proprietary anti-phishing and privacy features in SekurSend®, which allows users to send an email to any other recipient — whether they have Sekur or not — in complete privacy and security. The email never leaves Sekur’s encrypted email servers in Switzerland. The recipient can then click on the notification and reply in the same manner using SekurReply® without registering for a Sekur account. SekurMessenger comes with a proprietary feature and technology called "Chat-By-Invites". This feature allows a SekurMessenger user ("SM user") invite a non-SM user, or a group of non-SM users, to chat in a fully private and secure way, without the recipient ever having to register to SekurMessenger or download the app. At the end of the chat, the initiator of the conversation can remotely terminate the conversation and all traces of the conversation are deleted from all users, including the recipient. The invite can be sent via Email or SMS. Sekur has already enabled invites in 61 countries, covering over 3.40 billion people, and will add more countries as Sekur expands globally. The target sectors are numerous, including but not limited to real estate, legal, finance, medical, government, energy, manufacturing. Sekur has big plans to reach SMBs with solutions for the remainder of 2022 and 2023, including: Developing new email and digital marketing and search-engine optimization (SEO) targeting over 3 million SMBs out of the 30 million in the U.S. with a conversion goal of up to 10% (up to 300,000 SMBs and up to 1 million to 1.5 million users). The development and use of additional marketing tools on several types of media, including a significant launch in its SekurMail product over all digital media and electronic billboards in New York City to complement its planned television ads and new interviews. The product launch of SekurVPN, SekurVoice and SekurPro, a video conferencing tool targeting C-level executives. The company offers its products globally through its websites, approved wholesalers and distributors, and telecommunications operators. For more information on Sekur Private Data, visit https://sekurprivatedata.com. For more information on Sekur solutions, visit https://www.sekur.com. Sekur is a Privacy and Security solution developed by GlobeX Data S.A. and licensed globally through its sister companies GlobeX Data Ltd. and GlobeX Data Inc. GlobeX Data Ltd. is a publicly traded Cybersecurity and Internet Privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure communications and secure data management. The company trades in the public stock markets under tickers (OTCQB: SWISF), (CSE: SWIS) and (FRA: GDT).For more information about GlobeX Data please visit us at https://globexdata.com. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Alain Ghiai aghiai@sekur.com Company Website https://sekur.com/en/about

August 18, 2022 05:26 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Fullintel Appoints Angela Dwyer as Head of Insights

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Fullintel, a leading media monitoring and media intelligence service, is proud to announce it has appointed Angela Dwyer, a leader in the global PR measurement industry, as its new Head of Insights. A former senior vice-president at NYC-based PR agency Lippe Taylor and senior project manager at PRIME Research (now Cision), Angela has spent years developing and implementing advanced media metrics – such as the Hypatia Gravity Score – to help improve the effectiveness of PR campaigns and media outreach. She’s also actively involved in the Institute for Public Relations (IPR) and International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC). Building on Fullintel’s Award-Winning Media Measurement Foundation “Fullintel has mastered a cost-effective, human-curated media monitoring approach,” explains Dwyer, “along with a great analysis foundation in terms of Fullintel’s Media Impact Score and PredictiveAI™ crisis module. I want to continue adding to that by customizing the approach for each client based on a range of factors, such as drivers of recall, predictors of how someone might think about your brand, or even different audience drivers depending on the client’s goal.” Angela’s addition builds on Fullintel’s growing momentum in the PR measurement industry, culminating in the company winning Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards at the 2021 AMEC Awards for media measurement. “Angela is one of the most talented senior members of the global measurement community, period. We’re extremely proud to have her join our team,” said Fullintel President Andrew Koeck. “We look forward to providing our clients across healthcare, tourism, retail, aviation, and other industries with even more impactful and actionable insights, based on our ever-evolving measurement program and new products such as PredictiveAI.” Improving Measurement Standards For Communicators Angela is a regular on several industry committees and boards, including the International Public Relations Measurement Commission. She’s also set to join other media measurement experts in hosting the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Master Class, a strategic playbook for communicators featuring eight live and interactive sessions from Sept. 19, 2022 to April 18, 2023. About Fullintel: Fullintel combines best-in-class technology with expert content curation to deliver the most relevant, cost optimized media monitoring, daily news briefs, and media analysis possible. Our analysts curate print, online, social media, broadcast, and influencer opinions in real time compiled by technology, supplemented and verified by humans. Where technology alone fails, your dedicated analyst has you covered. Fullintel has offices in Cambridge, Mass., Ottawa, Ont. and Nagercoil, India. Contact Details Fullintel Samuel Chen +1 339-970-8005 schen@fullintel.com Company Website https://fullintel.com/

August 17, 2022 10:20 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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DonorsTrust Givers Recommended $126 Million in First Seven Months of 2022

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The DonorsTrust community of givers during the first seven months of 2022 recommended more than $126 million to nearly 2,000 unique nationwide charities, defying historical rates of inflation and ongoing market volatility. While this 11% increase in YTD charitable dollars is significant, the total number of grant requests is up a whopping 49% compared to the same time period last year, suggesting the DonorsTrust client community is spreading more dollars among more institutions. As DonorsTrust President and CEO Lawson Bader says, “The sheer volume of grant requests so far from our community of givers is a reflection of the historic number of new accounts opened with DonorsTrust during 2021 and 2022. “What’s more, the pace at which our donors are meeting charitable needs is evidence of an engaged, serious community of givers that understands nonprofits need more financial assistance to make ends meet during these turbulent economic times.” Grant-making accelerates year-over-year despite market pressures In 2021, DonorsTrust paid out nearly $190 million to charities nationwide and—if giving continues to keep pace with the first half of 2022—it will end the year easily exceeding last year’s record-breaking total. DonorsTrust givers are stepping up to meet needs even though the S&P 500 has declined 20% YTD, the index’s worst six months in more than 50 years, according to CNBC. Other major stock indexes like the Dow and the Nasdaq were down 15% and 30%, respectively, in the first half of 2022. Donor-advised funds, also known as charitable-giving accounts, offer some shelter from the turbulent markets, however, as the charitable tool enables givers to claim an immediate tax deduction for each irrevocable donation made to their donor-advised fund, also known as a charitable-giving account. Donors respond to war in Ukraine, policy challenges at home During the first half of 2022—in partnership with the Atlas Network, a global network of think tanks that work to secure economic and personal freedom for all individuals—DonorsTrust’s donors responded to the Ukrainian crisis by raising more than $2.5 million and counting for life-saving supplies. DonorsTrust Vice President Peter Lipsett earlier this year interviewed Dr. Tom Palmer, executive vice president for international programs at Atlas Network, about the relief missions Palmer personally conducted, delivering supplies from a Polish base and coordinating travel for those fleeing Ukraine. “[Ukrainians] are committed, not merely to repelling [Russian] aggression, but to doing it because they want a free society. They want to live with freedom of speech and free markets and the ability to live your own life as you want and not as someone commands you to live,” says Palmer. In addition to funding relief efforts in Ukraine, clients’ giving in the first seven months of the year focused heavily on grant-making to policy organizations that preserve and protect civil liberties. More than $85 million in the first seven months of 2022 went to policy-focused charities, including State Policy Network, the Foundation for Government Accountability and the Constitutional Defense Fund. ### About DonorsTrust DonorsTrust is a mission-focused donor-advised-fund provider that primarily serves conservative and libertarian givers. Established in 1999 as a 501(c)(3) public charity, DonorsTrust is a community of donors devoted to creating a better future for all. DonorsTrust supports charities it believes protect constitutional liberties and strengthens civil society through private institutions and initiatives. Since its inception, DonorsTrust has granted nearly $2 billion to more than 4,000 charities in the arts and sciences, education, public policy, religion, and social services. Contact Details Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 daniel.rene@kglobal.com Company Website https://www.donorstrust.org/

August 15, 2022 02:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Size Inclusivity in Fashion

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Over the course of the last year, women’s clothing brand, J.Jill, set out to better understand what women want from fashion and the shopping experience. In response, J. Jill is celebrating the launch of Welcome Everybody, a fully inclusive shopping experience online and in stores, that celebrates the totality of women everywhere. Recently, VP of Design at J.Jill, Elliot Staples, and Size Inclusive Style Expert, Rochelle Johnson, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss size inclusivity and the new Welcome Everybody campaign. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/x8xDhhQv9sU The Welcome Everybody campaign is a fully inclusive campaign that clearly communications J.Jill’s significant offerings and aligns with our mission of celebrating the totality of women The campaign was created to create a fully inclusive shopping experience, following extensive listening and market research with customers. Their visual campaigns will be refreshed with a range of models and influencers, such as Rochelle, showcasing a range of sizes and body types to ensure each customer can feel represented in J. Jill campaigns. Women are not just one size fits all, as we know almost 70% of women in the US are size 14 and above. It is important that brands not only understand that but stand behind that and design their product for women of all shapes and sizes. While J.Jill has always catered to this market, they are continuing to evolve and include more inclusive sizing throughout their product offering. Plus size fashion has historically been an underrepresented category in the fashion space and those who have not met the ideal size standards have been limited in fashion options. As Rochelle looks toward the season ahead, in terms of fashion, it’s really all about transitional items that get you from day to night. As a mom of two, anything that makes my morning easier such as ultra- premium fabrics that make my outfits feel luxe. The entire collection boasts beautiful details, easy silhouettes, and soft luxurious fabrics that J. Jill is so well known for. For more information, visit jjill.com About Elliot Staples Senior Vice President of Design, Product Development About Rochelle Johnson Rochelle Johnson, an influential voice in the size inclusivity space. With a dedicated following of over 411K followers on Instagram, Rochelle is an influential voice within the body inclusivity community. Through her social media and blog, Beauticurve, which she started almost 10 years ago, Rochelle refers to her platform as a one stop shop for all curvy girls to live a life of affordable style, lavish home decor, luxury, laughter and self-love. Known for her fashion expertise, Rochelle is working with J.Jill to continue to evolve how they represent all women in their product and in-stores. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

August 11, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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