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Social Media Highlights from the 2017 Jaffe Awards
Nov 20 2017

A big congrats to @MariaVertkin who is featured in @O_Magazine this month for winning a Roslyn S. #JaffeAwards @Found1nt pic.twitter.com/Zk4xF9k8e2 — Adam Glassman (@TheRealAdamSays) October 27, 2017

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Teaching group in STL wins grant for work with struggling students
Nov 03 2017

Source: St. Louis Dispatch – Home Works!, a teaching program in St. Louis, last week won a $25,000 grant from the Roslyn S. Jaffe Foundation for its work with struggling students. Program founder and chief executive Karen Kalish went to New York on Thursday to pick up the check at an awards luncheon hosted by Soledad O'Brien. Home Works! trains, supports and helps pay teachers to visit with the parents of struggling students to get them engaged in helping their children's education. The program is i...

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Appetite for Change wins $100,000 grant
Oct 17 2017

Source: Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder – The ascena Foundation has announced the 2017 winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards. The fourth annual program seeks to empower and provide financial support to grassroots organizations who are making a meaningful difference in the lives of women and/or children in communities across the United States, specifically in the areas of health, education, social reform and esteem. This year’s winners include: Appetite For Change, Inc. (AFC) — winner of the $100,000 Gr...

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Doer. Trailblazer. Lemonade Maker.
Apr 17 2017

ascena Foundation is proud to announce that the 2017  Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards  nomination enrollment is officially open. ascena Foundation, a charitable organization established by ascena retail group, inc., is built on making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

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Worth Giving: Roslyn Jaffe's Fight for Women
Mar 16 2017

Retail powerhouse Roslyn Jaffe remembers her childhood of modest means and her struggles as a working mom. Now, her philanthropy seeks to help those with few resources.

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The 2016 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards Ceremony
Oct 23 2016

Source: Black Tie International -  The Awards Program, now in its third year, aims to empower and provide financial support to everyday heroes who are making a meaningful impact in communities across the United States, specifically in the areas of health, education, social reform and esteem.

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ascena Foundation Announces Winners
Oct 20 2016

Source: The Arizona Republic - MAH WAH, N.J. , Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ascena retail group, inc., through their ascena Foundation, is proud to announce the 2016 winners of the  Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards . The Awards Program, now in its third year, aims to empower and provide financial support to everyday heroes who are making a meaningful impact in communities across  the United States , specifically in the areas of health, education, social reform and esteem.

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Ascena Foundation Announces Winners Of The 2016 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards
Oct 20 2016

Source: TheStreet -  The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards honor the lifelong contributions of  Roslyn S. Jaffe , co-founder of dressbarn and Director Emeritus of ascena retail group, inc. "I'm thrilled to announce this year's Award winners and recognize these exceptional leaders who are making the world a better place for women and children," says Mrs. Jaffe. "This year, we received a record number of applications for nominations, showcasing the overwhelming number of organizations that are positively c...

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Three Winners to Receive Financial Grants to Help Make a Positive Impact in Communities across the Country
Oct 20 2016

Source: Yahoo! Finance -  As a trailblazing entrepreneur, Mrs. Jaffe began her career in 1962. Mrs. Jaffe was a working mother who saw a need for a convenient one-stop-shop that offered value-based and fashion-forward wardrobe solutions for busy women like herself.  It was then that Mrs. Jaffe opened the first dressbarn store in Stamford, CT, eventually growing into ascena retail group, inc., a $7.4 billion family of retail brands, including Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lou & Grey, Lane Bryant, Caciq...

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ascena Foundation Announces Winners of the 2016 Jaffe Awards
Oct 20 2016

Source: Market Watch -  MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ascena retail group, inc., through their ascena Foundation, is proud to announce the 2016 winners of the  Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards . The Awards Program, now in its third year, aims to empower and provide financial support to everyday heroes who are making a meaningful impact in communities across the United States, specifically in the areas of health, education, social reform and esteem.

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ascena Foundation Announces Winners of the 2016 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards
Oct 20 2016

Source: Yahoo! Finance -  The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards honor the lifelong contributions of Roslyn S. Jaffe, co-founder of dressbarn and Director Emeritus of ascena retail group, inc. "I'm thrilled to announce this year's Award winners and recognize these exceptional leaders who are making the world a better place for women and children," says Mrs. Jaffe. "This year, we received a record number of applications for nominations, showcasing the overwhelming number of organizations that are positively cont...

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Nominations Open for The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards
Jun 05 2016

Source: Opportunity Desk - These awards honor the lifelong contributions of Roslyn S. Jaffe.

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Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards Nominations Open
May 31 2016

Source: PCDN -  The 2015 program took place between April and June, 2015. An esteemed selection committee was established to review the applications. Three applicants received a grant from The Ascena Foundation. The grand prize winner received $100,000 for their organization, and our two runners-up each received $25,000 grants. We are pleased to now launch the Third Annual Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards.

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Ascena Foundation is Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Jaffe Awards
May 11 2016

Source: Market Exclusive -  The Awards was launched in 2014, named after Roslyn S. Jaffe, co-founder of the first dressbarn store in 1962 and current Director Emeritus of Ascena Retail Group, Inc. It is a not-for-profit program that gives out rewards to everyday people across the United States.

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Nominations for The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards are Open!
May 10 2016

Source: World Pulse -  Nominations are open for the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards that is a not-for-profit program awarding everyday heroes who are making the world a better place for women and children, specifically in the areas of health,education, social reform and esteem.

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ascena Foundation to provide $150,000 in Grants
May 09 2016

Source: Yahoo! Finance -  MAHWAH, N.J., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ascena Foundation is proud to announce that the Third Annual Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards nomination period is open and is looking to empower, and provide much needed support to everyday heroes in communities across the United States. Nominations can be submitted online at  www.JaffeAwards.com  or via a mail-in form through June 15, 2016.

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Nominate Everyday Heros for The 2016 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards
May 09 2016

Source: Market Watch -  "There is great need in our communities today, especially facing women and children, and through the Awards, we can celebrate those who are making the world a better place and driving lasting impact," says Mrs. Jaffe. "While we are proud to provide our support through grant money, it is these individuals who are the true heroes and the people making a difference. I'm so excited to announce our third year of support, and can't wait to hear the wonderful stories of this year's...

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Empower Those Who Empower Others
May 09 2016

Source: Yahoo! Finance -  MAHWAH, N.J., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ascena Foundation is proud to announce that the Third Annual Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards nomination period is open and is looking to empower, and provide much needed support to everyday heroes in communities across the United States. Nominations can be submitted online at  www.JaffeAwards.com  or via a mail-in form through June 15, 2016.

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Ascena Foundation Calls for Nominations
May 09 2016

Source: Phennd -  Each year, the awards program chooses a grand-prize winner to receive $100,000 and two runners up to receive $25,000 based on the high-impact work they do to empower women and children in the fields listed above.

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