NORTHFIELD, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: International Experience (iE-USA) announced today that visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year. Exchange student participants come from many countries including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand.
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Public Policy and Female Leaders: The Public Leadership Education Network Celebrates 35th Anniversary
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is pleased to announce its 35th Anniversary event to be held on March 18, celebrating decades of preparing young women to follow their passions and be leaders in public policy. We are honored to have Ambassador Connie Morella and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton as our Honorary Co-Chairs.
Triple Aim of Health Care in 2015: Four Seasons CMO and palliative care physician Janet Bull Looks Ahead
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of nonprofit Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious illness or at end of life, it may very well be the equivalent.
STAMFORD, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: As part of a global wildlife-trafficking issue that is growing exponentially, 22 tiny baby turtles – likely destined for soup pots in China – were recently rescued and brought to a nursery at the SoundWaters Coastal Education Center, where they are being coddled and cared for after a harrowing, near-smuggling experience.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will unveil its 29th Annual International Conference and Training Expo on August 30, 2015, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in beautiful Orlando, Florida. This International Conference brings together groups including law enforcement, private industry, government and academia from the United States and from around the world.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) today announced that the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), is coordinating the second annual State Championship Series finale, a competition held simultaneously across 33 different states on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. This year’s competition in California will be held at the Pacific Pinball Museum.
Melissa Stiwinter receives the 2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award in N.C.
HIGHLANDS, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Melissa Stiwinter of Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, N.C., has received the ‘2014 Georgia Crump Certified Nursing Assistant Recognition Award.’ The award was conveyed in a Jan. 12, 2015 ceremony at the western office of Four Seasons, honoring Stiwinter’s contributions to the profession.
LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Art-In-Relation (AIR), a new non-profit arts organization will be holding its first fundraising event on Sunday, February 22, 2015 beginning at 2 p.m. at Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach. The event is called “Fresh A.I.R. – a Broadway Benefit.” Proceeds benefit Art-In-Relation and The Long Beach Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center.
Pacific Pinball Museum signs agreement with Phaeno Museum to create unique exhibition of pinball art and science
SAN FRANCISO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) in California has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.
JMT Consulting Group Offers NonProfit Grants to help Charitable Orgs Purchase Abila MIP Fund Accounting Software
PATTERSON, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: JMT Consulting Group, a premier provider of technology and services to the nonprofit sector, announces the availability of ACCELERATE grants towards the purchase of Abila MIP Fund Accounting software. JMT Consulting will also offer matching grant awards. These grants will award the equivalent of 50 percent of the purchase price of Abila MIP Fund Accounting system up to $10,000.
Foundation for Healthy Living Announces FREE mental health workshops and resources ‘Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities’
MESA, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: On Saturday, February 7, 2015, the doors will open at the San Tan Charter School in Gilbert, Arizona, for the first ‘Healthy Minds-Lives-Communities’ event. The Foundation for Healthy Living has designed a day to provide free education and resources to inform, educate and inspire healthy living in the local community.
Local N.J. YMCAs Hold First-Ever Statewide Fitness Event to Promote Positive Personal Change and Good Health
OLD BRIDGE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: It seems nearly everyone has a ‘New Year’s resolution,’ but statistics indicate that less than a quarter of these resolutions are kept. Creating personal change takes effort, and support. The Y of Western Monmouth County invites the community to come in on January 10 to use their facilities in Freehold and Old Bridge for the day and see all the Y has to offer.
After more than a century of Christmases, Asheville’s Ruth Ebbs, 102, proves it’s never too late to come home
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she’s found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year’s holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Neotrope is proud to announce the recipients for 2014 of its annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-related marketing support to the selected worthy causes over the next year to raise awareness around each organization’s programs and accomplishments.
Mirabella’s Miracle: Teen Launches 501(c)3 charity to Support Families of Children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Mirabella’s Miracle announces the launch of the charity by Max Petruzzi, 15 years old of Charlotte, N.C. Even at his young age, Petruzzi has led a very impactful and productive life. The mission at Mirabella’s Miracle is to help families that have a baby or child in the hospital by giving them care packages containing things that they need most during their tough time.
SUDC Foundation commends U.S. Senate passage of Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act on Nov. 20
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: According to the SUDC Foundation, every year approximately 30,000 families in the U.S. are affected by Stillbirth, Sudden Unexpected Infant Death or Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). SUDC is defined as the sudden death of a child greater than 1 year of age that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation, including performance of a complete autopsy, examination of the death scene, and review of the child’s medical history.
WILLISTON, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope will provide public relations and cause-related-marketing support to Guardian Angels over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
ANAHEIM, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. Team AMVETS’ mission is to serve the veterans of our great nation, and to enhance the mental, physical and social well-being of all veterans.
2014 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant awarded to California Safe Schools, a Child Environmental Health Coalition
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: California Safe Schools (CSS) today announces it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to CSS over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Mayor Nancy McFarlane has officially proclaimed December 2, 2014 #GivingTuesday in the city of Raleigh, N.C., the North Raleigh Ministries announced today. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving first announced in 2012 by the 92nd St. Y and the UN Foundation to encourage Conspicuous Compassion instead of Conspicuous Consumption during the holidays.
SEATTLE, Wash. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Nonprofit fund accounting and software specialist, Vicki Welter, CPA will speak at the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants Not-for-Profit Conference in Seattle, Nov. 20-21, 2014.
BASKING RIDGE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Somerset Hills and Somerset Valley YMCAs are pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2015 both organizations will formally join together to form one YMCA association that will be known as the Somerset County YMCA. Since 2000, an increasing number of YMCAs across the country have seen great success through mergers as a proven and effective model that contributes to the sustainability of YMCAs.
NILES, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Graziano’s Brick Oven Pizza continues to celebrate its 20th anniversary year by raising funds for Advocate Medical Group’s Adult Down Syndrome Center in October. When guests mention the Adult Down Syndrome Center to their Graziano’s server, 20 percent of their total food and beverage spend will be donated to the Center.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: North Carolina’s Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a respected hospice and palliative care provider, again leads the state and Mountain Area counties for its significant percentage of patients served at their end of life through its hospice services and programs.
California Cheerleaders ‘Team Up’ to tackle cancer, other deadly diseases for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
ANAHEIM, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Anaheim-based Esperanza High School Cheer and Song Leaders are hosting Team Up for St. Jude Spirited by Varsity – Game Day, a spirit week to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital(R). The Aztec cheer and song teams are enlisting students and fans to help sideline childhood cancer and other deadly diseases by cheering on the Cardinal and Gold at Brea Olinda High Stadium on October 2, 2014, at 7 p.m.
Seniors Safe at Home initiative is designed to remove impediments for Buncombe County’s adults who prefer aging in place
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Increasing numbers of western North Carolina’s senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. The initiative, ‘Seniors Safe at Home,’ results from the integration of multiple COA programs.
TAMPA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Florida-based Joshuacord, a Christian, nondenominational non-profit organization, is hosting its second annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run. It’s scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 8 to 10 a.m. The race will start and finish at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave., Tampa.
MIAMI, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: When Jhasmidah Alexandre, founder, president and CEO of Philanthropy from the Heart, Inc., overcame homelessness, she made a promise that she would give back to help those less fortunate and in need. And that’s exactly what she’s doing. On Friday, September 26, a free fundraising event will be held at Joe Celestin Center in North Miami, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101′ in N.C. explains how palliative care places the focus on the individual, not the disease
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The Lunch and Learn, ‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101,’ will be noon September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.
TUSTIN, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: It’s time for several teams of war-injured military veterans and active servicemen participating in the ‘Never Quit Challenge’ organized by Shawn Alladio to put their personal watercraft into the Pacific Ocean and do what they’ve always done – finish the job. Event to help Wounded Veterans Charities.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Since Spring of 2014, the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ has raised over $80 million for funding ALS research. Inspired by this success, the ‘Rice Bucket Challenge’ has been created by non-profit groups including the World Mind Network, Adelina Foundation and BatangasVarsitarian.
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The non-profit National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines. Clay Aiken will entertain the guests in his one and only public performance of 2014.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. celebrates 50 Years with a gala Saturday, August 23, from 6:30-10 p.m. Since 1964, Council on Aging’s senior-centered support remains respected for its leadership and commitment to quality of life for aging adults and their care givers. Today, the agency’s services remain relevant and popular, serving a growing number of Buncombe County residents.
Annual 2014 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant announced by Neotrope to Develop Cause Marketing for U.S. Charities
TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Neotrope, a 31 year old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm in California, today announced launch of its latest annual PR Grant program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities for 2014. Launched in 2000, the non-profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential ‘halo’ sponsors.
NOW: N.C. Women see an Equal Rights Amendment as a means to stop legislative, legal and economic discrimination
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Asheville Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) today announces a ‘Bitter Pill Rally’ scheduled for Sat., July 26, 2014, in response to recent Supreme Court decisions limiting women’s rights. Leaders cite the pressing need to direct the attention of North Carolina legislators to the immediate improvement of women’s rights at the state and national levels.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: North Carolina’s Four Seasons Compassion for Life has been chosen by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as part of its new ‘Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice’ campaign. Through one patient’s personal story, Four Seasons demonstrates the hospice focus on living and enabling special moments and memories at end of life for patients and their loved ones.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a hospice and palliative care leader, becomes national partner of We Honor Veterans
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: North Carolina’s Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award-winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has become a national partner of ‘We Honor Veterans,’ a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9.5 million grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model.
VAN NUYS, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Heritage League of the Second Air Division, and celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford, today announced today they have joined forces to honor WWII Veterans at the 70th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at the 94th Aero Squadron in Van Nuys on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. All WWII Veterans, friends and family are encouraged and invited to attend.
Elizabeth House, an in-patient care residence of the respected non-profit Four Seasons Compassion for Life, receives an interior redesign
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: When Edith Hopper Guthrie, 94, left this world for the next, she also left behind a legacy for family and friends that will be long-remembered, says Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock. Inspired by her mother’s creative, hard-working example, Carol Heilman, her husband, Bob, son David, of Charleston, S.C., daughter, Sarah Burghardt, of Fairfield, Calif., and those closest to her decided to show how much they care.
Massachusetts NonProfit, Coalition for a Better Acre, welcomes Yun-Ju Choi as New Executive Director
LOWELL, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell today announced the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization’s new Executive Director. Coalition for a Better Acre is a nonprofit membership-based community development corporation dedicated to resident empowerment and sustainable community revitalization for current and future residents of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life Celebrates its 35th Birthday Bash with musician Kat Williams, local craft beverages and cuisine
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion for Life celebrates its ’35th Birthday Bash’ Saturday, May 10, 2014, with a true birthday party from 6 – 10 p.m. The anniversary party promises to be lively, featuring musician Kat Williams, local craft beverages and cuisine, pinata raffle baskets and more
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Move For Hunger today announced that SuiteAmerica is the first nationwide corporate housing provider to join the only international network of relocation companies dedicated to ending hunger. Over 50 million Americans experience food insecurity. Children are especially vulnerable to hunger with 17 million American children going to bed hungry each night. One in eight District households is struggling against hunger.
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: If you’re old enough to earn a living, parent a child, or think about maximizing your assets, then it may be time to consider the choices you need to make right now to protect your net worth in the future. That’s why Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, will sponsor ‘Estate Planning and Long Term Care Planning 101: Foundations for Informed Choices,’ a free seminar, on April 15, 2014.
Premiere in N.C. of ‘A Unified Presence’ to include guest Njekwa Lumbwe, Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a premiere film screening of ‘A Unified Presence,’ on Saturday, March 22, at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a ‘talk back’ session for audience members following the viewing. A VIP welcome reception will precede the event at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Adoptions of older children and teens are often called ‘rescues’ because kids ‘age out’ at 16 Years-old. These children usually wind up homeless, with bleak futures. Many become addicted to drugs. Project One Forty Three, Inc. (Project 143), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization presently working with orphanages in Ukraine, Latvia and China, pairs these forgotten, hard-to-adopt kids with ‘host families’ in the U.S. for 4-6 weeks each summer and winter.
Blue Hill Troupe presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘Ruddigore’ for its 90th anniversary, and to support Autism Community
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, celebrates its 90th season with Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘Ruddigore.’ Proceeds will benefit Quality Services for the Autism Community.
During National Magnet Schools Month this February educators will celebrate educational excellence and equality
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Today, the non-profit Magnet Schools of America announced that this February, magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month 2014. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year’s theme is ‘Creating Opportunities for All.’
BRISTOL, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: New Jersey-based nonprofit, Move For Hunger, is proud to announce the partnership of J.E. Kelleher Inc. of Bristol, Conn. at the Mission Level. J.E. Kelleher joins other relocation industry leaders in supporting Move For Hunger, the only non-profit organization that works within the relocation industry to end hunger.
In Washington D.C., the Black Men’s Xchange Celebrates 25th Year with New State-of-the-Art Community Space
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Black Men’s Xchange, the nation’s oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to the empowerment of diverse Black males, recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary with a festive gathering at their new, state-of-the-art community space in Northeast D.C.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: North Carolina’s Four Seasons Compassion for Life today announced the addition of Callie Walston, philanthropy coordinator, to its development department. Four Seasons is a non-profit hospice and palliative care organization led by a dedicated team of health care professionals, social workers, spiritual care professionals and volunteers.
New England Employee Benefits Council Conference announces ‘Best in Class’ Benefits Initiatives Awards for 2013
WALTHAM, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The New England Employee Benefits Council today announced that it has awarded five companies with Best Practices awards at its Best Practices Conference ‘Employers at the Head of the Class.’ The NEEBC awards were presented to companies that best exhibit innovation and creativity in the planning and delivery of their employee benefit programs.
University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation’s executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: With the establishment of the Christmas Angel Network (CAN), entrepreneur Theodore Myles has not only effectively tackled the six-foot Fraser Fir transportation issue, but he has also created a method to provide holiday fundraising for charities and organizations in the process.
English electronic pop icon Gary Numan signs Moog Synth to help music education nonprofit, The Bob Moog Foundation
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop music icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013. This raffle is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; a chance to own the most sought-after vintage synthesizer of all time.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum’s display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions.
BETHESDA, Md. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity’s ‘I’m First Scholarship,’ a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the ‘I’m First’ blog.
Las Vegas Businesses Come Together to Hold Food Drive at The Mob Museum and Downtown 3rd Farmers Market
LAS VEGAS, Nev. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Ace World Wide Moving and Storage, an agent of one of the nation’s leading movers Atlas Van Lines, is joining The Mob Museum in partnership with Three Square and Downtown 3rd Farmers Market to benefit Move For Hunger, a non-profit that fights hunger across the United States. In coalition with these organizations, Ace World Wide Moving and Storage will be co-sponsoring a local food drive from October 21 to November 10, 2013, at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Catalysts Powering Educational Performance: For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Children’s book author/publisher Arnold Rudnick donates 100+ books and one month’s net profits to help fight hunger
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Paraphrase, LLC and author Arnold Rudnick have pledged all net profits from sales of the children’s book ‘Little Green’ (ISBN: 9780981587974) for the month of October 2013 to Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which supports the hungry, homeless and hurting of the San Fernando Valley. They’re also donating 100+ copies of the book to the first grade of Roscoe Elementary School.
Cause Marketing Just Got Easier for PR Firms and Ad Agencies with new Charity Adoption Program from Neotrope
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Neotrope, a California-based 30-year old innovative marketing and technology firm, has announced a new program to help public relations agencies and solo PR firms adopt a local 501(c)3 charity and promote it for free.
Center for Student Opportunity’s ‘I’m First’ Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students
BETHESDA, Md. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it’s time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO’s ‘I’m First campaign’ on October 2 with his own video message.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento’s first Walk of Hope, on Sept. 21, 2013. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility.
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Beyond Diversity Resource Center announces publication of a supplement to its book on racial dialogue in America, ‘The Anti-Racist Cookbook.’ The introduction to the supplement states, ‘Today, people of color have less to fear from the overt actions of a Ku-Klux-Klan lynch mob than from the implicit bias of a gun-carrying member of a neighborhood watch.’
National Inclusion Project teams with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children.
ASBURY PARK, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Join Move For Hunger this Labor Day Weekend for the Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive, Cornhole Tournament and Concert Series on the 2nd Ave. Asbury Park Boardwalk. While hunger may not be on people’s minds during the 2013 summer holidays, for the 120,000 people in Monmouth and Ocean County that struggle to find their next meal, hunger takes no vacations.
DAYTON, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Ohio-based non-profit, East End Community Services, is rebuilding the Twin Towers neighborhood one home at a time. Located on the east side of Dayton, Twin Towers has had its share of ups and downs throughout the years. Named for the beautiful Catholic church St. Mary’s that stands tall with two protruding towers, it has always been a strong working class neighborhood.
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: For the third year in a row, Food Finders is betting that its Viva Las Vegas Casino Night will be another fundraising success, sure to offer something for everyone. On September 21, 2013, the 24-year young nonprofit will celebrate its 100 millionth pound of food rescued by hosting the event at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. Proceeds will support its Food Rescue Program.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program ‘Summer Gaming Challenge’ has been awarded the prestigious National Summer Learning Association’s 2013 New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award. Non-profit Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP, Inc.) is honored to have its STEM program recognized for the award.
ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the ‘Comedians with Disabilities Act,’ a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called ‘The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.’
ALAMEDA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Pacific Pinball Museum is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America’s Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting: ‘Sailing Through Pinball.’
Food Finders’ third annual Summer to End Hunger food drive kicked off in May and runs through August 2013
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: There are smiles on the faces of more children and families this summer – smiles very familiar to one local food bank. For the third year in a row, Food Finders of Signal Hill is hosting its ‘Summer To End Hunger’ food drive 2013. This drive aims to fill in the hunger gaps where school breakfast and lunch programs end.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Neotrope(R), an advertising, marketing and PR firm launched in 1983, announced today the recipients of its annual Non-Profit PR Grant for 2013. Each worthy cause is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 charity ‘doing good’ on a local, or national level. As part of this in-kind grant program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination (through its Send2Press(R) Newswire service), online advertising, and social media marketing for the charities.
TeamF1 local outreach initiative, F1rstHand, invests in Fremont Calif. activities and lends a hand to deserving local causes
FREMONT, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications and a Fremont, California business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by sponsoring the city of Fremont’s programs benefiting local youth and families. The company’s local outreach initiative, which it calls ‘F1rstHand,’ invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving local causes.
Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life kicks off first Bear Buddy drive in North Carolina
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — If helping a grieving child makes one’s heart sing, then tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30, 2013.
PALMDALE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA today announced that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store. Husky Haven of LA is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless, abandoned Siberian Huskies.
California Council on Economic Education receives State Farm Grant to train Southern Calif. Teachers
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — CCEE (California Council on Economic Education) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through the Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.
ATLANTA, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 30, 2013: Located at Camp Twin Lakes and overseen by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s pediatricians, Camp Strong4Life caters to children struggling with their weight and dealing with the health issues that come with that struggle. While kids may have initial reservations about going, it won’t be long before they are enjoying swimming, rock-wall climbing, archery, zip-lining, playing games, building friendships and making memories that last a lifetime.
Political dignitaries welcome members of ‘American Identity’ film and representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 29, 2013: Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS), as well as members of the motion picture ‘American Identity,’ to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.
Mueller Inc’s Helping Hand program Offers a Metal Building to Deserving Texas NonProfit Org for 5th Year
BALLINGER, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 29, 2013: Texas-based Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a ‘Helping Hand’ again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2013.
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