Grants now available to help colleges and universities become 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campuses

Grants now available to help colleges and universities become 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campuses   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Sep-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative today (Sept. 19, 2017) announced that grants are now available to help U.S. colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement […]

CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation donates $200,000 to support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation today (August 28, 2017) announced $200,000 in cash and in-kind product donations to organizations helping with relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Following widespread damage to communities across the coast of Texas, federal officials are anticipating the storm will drive 30,000 […]

CVS Health among Points of Light’s Civic 50 companies

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (June 21, 2017) was recognized by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the fifty most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases […]

CVS Health Charity Classic returns with new enhancements and world-class food event

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Drawing some of the biggest names in golf to the greens of the Rhode Island Country Club, the CVS Health Charity Classic has expanded this year’s event series for golf fans and non-golf fans alike. This year’s Charity Classic event series will kick off with Crave RI, a […]

CVS Health Foundation supports Free and Charitable Clinics with more than $1 million in grants

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Foundation today (April 3, 2017) announced more than $1 million in grants to 33 Free and Charitable Clinics as part of a multi-year grant program with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC). Over the past four years, the Foundation has donated nearly […]

CVS Health Charity Classic expands its 2017 Event Series with Crave RI food festival

CVS Health Charity Classic expands its 2017 Event Series with Crave RI food festival   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — The CVS Health Charity Classic announced today (April 3, 2017) it has added a two-day family friendly, food festival that will kick off the Charity Classic event series. The inaugural event, appropriately named, […]

CVS Health launches second year of its five year commitment to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced it will fund $10 million in new and expanded partnerships and programs to launch the second year of Be The First, the company’s five year, $50 million commitment to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation. […]

Breathe California and CVS Health announce Anti-Tobacco Video Contest finalists

SACRAMENTO, Calif., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Student filmmakers from high schools and middle schools across the state received regional honors in the third annual Anti-Tobacco Video Contest for the Public Service Announcements (PSA) produced to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco. The contest, organized by Breathe California as part of a $100,000 grant […]

CVS Health Research Institute study emphasizes the role a private retailer can play in restricting access to tobacco

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newly published research from the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Research Institute emphasizes the role a private retailer can play in restricting access to tobacco and improving public health. The study, published online today (Feb. 16, 2017 ) in the American Journal of Public Health, showed that the Company’s decision […]

CVS Health Charity Classic reaches $20 million in philanthropic support to Southeastern New England nonprofits since 1999

CVS Health Charity Classic reaches $20 million in philanthropic support to Southeastern New England nonprofits since 1999   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — At a celebration today (December 20, 2016) at the corporate headquarters of CVS Health, President and CEO Larry Merlo announced that the CVS Health Charity Classic has reached an important […]

CVS Health to partner with Y-USA to help cancer survivors and those at risk of diabetes

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health today ( September 12, 2016) announced that it has partnered with the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) to help expand two programs that provide critical support to people across the country: the Diabetes Prevention Program and the nationally recognized LIVESTRONG Foundation at the YMCA program. “At […]

American Cancer Society and CVS Health announce $3.6 million initiative to expand the number of 100% tobacco-free colleges in United States

Atlanta, GA, 2016-May-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — The American Cancer Society (ACS) and CVS Health today announced a three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 institutions of higher learning to help accelerate and expand the number of 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free college and university campuses throughout the United States. The partnership creates […]

CVS Health Foundation announces $1.5 million new grants to 46 community health centers and free clinics for 2016

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Apr-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of a multi-year, $5 million commitment to increase access to health care in communities nationwide, the CVS Health Foundation today released new data from programs supported through partnerships with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). The Foundation also […]

CVS Health announces $50 million initiative to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation’s largest pharmacy innovation company, today announced Be The First, a five-year $50 million initiative to help deliver the nation’s first tobacco-free generation. Through this initiative, which is funded through CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation, the company is extending its commitment […]

CVS Health marks one year since it ended tobacco sales at CVS/pharmacy

New Data Shows Reduction in Cigarette Purchases Across All Retailers CVS Health and its Foundation Announce School-based Tobacco-prevention Program WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today marked the first anniversary of ending tobacco sales at CVS/pharmacy by releasing new data showing a measurable reduction in cigarette purchases over the […]