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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Launch Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge

This week, at the American Red Cross national headquarters, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden joined Council President and CEO Vikki Spruill, Chairman of the Board of the American Red Cross Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, senior government officials, military leaders, and foundation executives from across the country to announce the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge.

The pledge – initiated by Blue Shield of California Foundation, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, the Lincoln Community Foundation, and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation – creates a community of funders and builds momentuma for programs that will support service members, veterans and their families, in local communities as the country draws down from twelve years of war.

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