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Rachel Henderson
May 25, 2017

Basketball’s best shooter Stephen Curry launches “Call Your Shot” challenge taking aim at malaria

Leaders of Malaria No More and the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign, Martin Edlund and Chris Helfrich, provided the following statement today about a new public awareness challenge called “Call Your Shot”:

 

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Rachel Henderson

Sheryl Sandberg Uses 360 Video to “Call Her Shot” to Beat Malaria

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg joined the Call Your Shot campaign to beat malaria yesterday, posting a 360-degree video of her making a basketball shot. Sandberg called out tennis star Serena Williams, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann and Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman.

 

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Rachel Henderson

Margaret Reilly McDonnell Appointed Director of the UN Foundation’s Nothing But Nets Campaign

The United Nations Foundation announced today the appointment of Margaret Reilly McDonnell as Director of its Nothing But Nets campaign — a global campaign to save lives by preventing malaria. McDonnell has served as Deputy Director for four years, alongside former Director Chris Helfrich.

 

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Rachel Henderson

Dawes Releases Exclusive Track for Fans who Join Fight against Malaria

Today, Dawes announced it has released an exclusive track for fans who donate to the United Nations Foundations’ Nothing But Nets campaign, to help save lives from malaria. Fans who donate at NothingButNets.net/Dawes will receive a free download of Dawes covering The Waterboys’ “Fisherman’s Blues.” The promotion will run for 60 days.

 

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Casey Moynagh,  Courtney Geesey-Dorr,  Rachel Henderson,  Ryland Devero

Warriors’ Stephen Curry to Take the Stage at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2016

TechCrunch announced today that two-time NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors point guard, Stephen Curry, will be speaking onstage for the first time ever at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco on Tuesday, September 13th at 5:30pm PT, where he’ll talk about his roles as a tech startup investor, philanthropist and athlete.

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Rachel Henderson,  Karen Richardson

The United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets Campaign Partners with Esri to Combat Malaria

Global smart-mapping leader Esri has partnered with the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign in the fight against malaria.

 

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Rachel Henderson,  Casey Moynagh

Stephen Curry Renews Commitment to Malaria, Talks Startup at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco

Today, Golden State Warriors point guard and two-time NBA MVP, Stephen Curry, took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco for the first time to talk about his passion projects including his work fighting malaria with the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign and his involvement with tech startup Slyce.

 

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Rachel Henderson

Nothing But Nets Celebrates Appointment of Antonio Guterres as Next United Nations Secretary-General

Yesterday, the United Nations General Assembly, on the recommendation of the UN Security Council, appointed António Guterres to succeed current UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon starting on January 1, 2017. 

 

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United to Beat Malaria Team

Stephen Curry To Continue “Three For Three Challenge” Benefitting Nothing But Nets During 2016-17 Season

For the fifth consecutive year, Warriors Guard and reigning MVP Stephen Curry will continue his Three For Three Challenge during the 2016-17 season by donating three life-saving bed nets to the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign for each three-pointer he makes this season, the team announced today. For the third consecutive season, the Warriors will also match Curry’s donation to protect thousands of children and families from malaria, a deadly, yet preventable and treatable disease.

 

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Rachel Henderson

Nia Long & Ime Udoka Become Nothing But Nets Champions to Fight Malaria

Today, the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign announced actress Nia Long and San Antonio Spur’s assistant coach Ime Udoka as new champions in the fight against malaria.

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