PR Newswire Waives Distribution Fees for Chile Earthquake Related News Releases

March 1, 2010

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PR Newswire Waives Distribution Fees for Chile Earthquake Related News Releases

Organizations offering aid to the victims of the Chile earthquake can distribute their messages through PR Newswire in the U.S. and Latin America at no charge; all releases will also be distributed through PR Newswire's partner CSRwire

NEW YORK, March 1 -- PR Newswire has waived fees for all news releases relating to aid in rescue and recovery efforts for the Chile earthquake crisis.

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PR Newswire will waive fees through midnight on Sunday, March 7 for U.S. and Latin American organizations that wish to communicate their efforts of assistance to media and public audiences in the United States and Latin America, while also helping these organizations connect with the many academics, activists, CSR investment houses, NGOs, educational institutions and government bodies served by PR Newswire's corporate social responsibility partner, CSRwire.

"PR Newswire is in a unique position to assist organizations in their efforts to aid in the recovery and relief for victims of large scale disasters," said Scott Mozarsky, executive vice president, Commercial Operations, PR Newswire. "By opening the wire, we're assisting these organizations in reaching their broadest, most relevant audiences so they can do their jobs more efficiently and effectively."

To view news releases issued by PR Newswire members offering aid, please visit the section entitled Earthquake in Chile on ( 607.html).

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