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Graziano’s Brick Oven Pizza Celebrating 20 Years and Raising Funds for Adult Down Syndrome Center

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.

TOPICS: Events, Foodservice and Restaurants, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: Illinois
 
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Four Seasons Compassion for Life Leads in Hospice Patients in N.C. Mountain Area Counties

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.

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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.

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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.

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Joshuacord’s Second Annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run 2014 comes to Tampa in December

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.

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Philanthropy from the Heart, Inc. announces Miami Fall Fundraiser 2014 to Benefit Homeless

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.

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‘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.

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‘Never Quit Challenge’ 2014 in Calif. to help Wounded Veterans Charities

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.

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‘Rice Bucket Challenge’ for Global Food Awareness Launched by International Non-Profits

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.

TOPICS: General Editorial, News: Non-Profit Organization, News: Pop Culture, Newsdesk, State: New York, World: Philippines
 
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Clay Aiken to perform at nonprofit National Inclusion Project 2014 Champions Gala

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.

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North Carolina’s Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc. Celebrates with 50th Anniversary Gala

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.

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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.

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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.

TOPICS: News: Non-Profit Organization, News: Politics, News: Women's Interest, Newsdesk, State: North Carolina
 
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Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice campaign features Four Seasons Compassion for Life

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.

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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.

TOPICS: Armed Forces, Medical, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: North Carolina
 
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Four Seasons Compassion for Life to Receive $9.5 Million Grant to Pilot Medicare Reform

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.

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70th Anniversary of D-Day recongnized in Los Angeles, at the 94th Aero Squadron

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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First Corporate Housing Provider Joins Move For Hunger in the Fight Against Hunger

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.

TOPICS: General Editorial, Hotel and Hospitality, News: Non-Profit Organization, Newsdesk, State: District of Columbia, State: Washington
 
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Estate Planning and Long Term Care Planning 101: Foundations for Informed Choices

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.

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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.

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‘Orphan’ Music Video Raises Awareness of the Plight of Orphaned Kids Caught Between Adult Battles

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.

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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.

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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.’

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J.E. Kelleher Inc. Becomes Partner of Move For Hunger to Fight Hunger

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.

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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.

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Four Seasons Compassion for Life welcomes Callie Walston as Philanthropy Coordinator

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.

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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.

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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.

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Christmas Angel Network Delivers Door-to-Door Holiday Trees and Charity for the Holiday Season

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.

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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.

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The Pacific Pinball Museum to restore historical Carnegie Library in Alameda as its new home

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.

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First-generation U.S. College Students Win ‘I’m First’ Scholarship and Share Their Stories

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.

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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.

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CPEP hosts the Engineering Brighter Futures Gala to Celebrate 25 Years of Serving Underserved Youth

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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association and California IVF partner for Walk of Hope 2013

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.

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New supplement to ‘The Anti-Racist Cookbook’ announced by The Beyond Diversity Resource Center

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.’

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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.

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Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive, Cornhole Tournament and Concert Series Hits New Jersey

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.

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Ohio Neighborhood Revitalization Project Helps Sprout Hope in Dayton

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.

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Third Annual Fundraiser to Fight Hunger in California announced by Non-Profit Food Finders Inc.

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.

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Catalysts Powering Educational Performance Wins National 2013 Excellence in Summer Learning Award

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.

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Comedians with Disabilities Act troupe to be featured in fundraiser for Pacific Pinball Museum

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.’

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‘Sailing Through Pinball’ Exhibition announced by California’s Pacific Pinball Museum

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.’

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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.

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Charities Receiving Cause Marketing with 2013 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant announced by Neotrope

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.

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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.

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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.

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Huskies for Adoption Memorial Day Event in Hermosa Beach hosted by Husky Haven of LA

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.

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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.

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Camp Strong4Life helps Georgia Kids Get Out and Get Active

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.

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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.

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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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Local Charity to Stamp Out Hunger: Food Finders announces 3rd Annual Summer to End Hunger Food Drive for 2013

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Food Finders announced today that it is kicking off its 3rd Annual ‘Summer To End Hunger’ Food Drive, starting May 1st. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive effort.

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California Council on Economic Education announces 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest Award-Winning Students

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 24, 2013: The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.

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The National Inclusion Project, co-founded by entertainer Clay Aiken, announces it is recipient of JL Simmons NonProfit PR Grant

CHARLOTTE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The National Inclusion Project, co-founded by entertainer Clay Aiken, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2013 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 the National Inclusion Project over the next year.

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Neotrope to assist Food Finders Inc to Redistribute Food Donated by California Hospitality Industry and Local Grocers to Fight Hunger

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Food Finders, Inc. is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope’s 2013 J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope will assist with Food Finders’ mission to redistribute food donated by the regional hospitality industry and local grocers to feed those who are food insecure.

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Catalysts Powering Educational Performance earns Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant Award for 2013

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ — CPEP (Catalysts Powering Educational Performance) is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope’s 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

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Park Ridge Health presents 8th Annual Seasons of Life Soiree to benefit non-profit Four Seasons Compassion For Life

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 17, 2013: Snazzy sparkles and well-worn blue jeans are the attire of choice for the 8th annual Seasons of Life Soiree 2013, an event to benefit vital non-profit patient services at Four Seasons Compassion For Life. The event is presented by Park Ridge Health. Attendees will enjoy the talents of local jazz musicians Carol Duermit and Brad Curtioff.

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I’m First Scholarship for First-Generation College Students announced by Center for Student Opportunity

BETHESDA, Md. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 1, 2013: The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), a national 501(c)3 non-profit, is now accepting applications for the I’m First Scholarship, a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship for matriculating first-generation college students.

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With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy’s Gala 2013 will raise funds to support activities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala 2013 on April 11 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.

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First Annual Victory Cup Nationwide Food Drive to feed 33 US Regions

HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — Move For Hunger announces that from April 1-15, 2013, Victory Packaging is holding its First Annual Victory Cup Nationwide Food Drive. As the largest packaging material distributor in North America, Victory has offices in 24 states across the country. For two weeks, these offices will compete to see which can donate the largest amount of non-perishable food items to its local food bank.

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Maple Youth Ballet honors patron Donalyn Kling at the second annual Diamonds & Dance Gala

IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Maple Youth Ballet honored Donalyn Kling, one of its most dedicated patrons at the second annual Diamonds and Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9 at Black, Starr and Frost in Newport Beach. ‘Donalyn, without you we would not have been able to do so many of the things we have accomplished this year,’ said Charles Maple, co-founder of the Maple Conservatory.

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Move For Hunger non-profit names AMWAT Moving and Storage ‘Mover of the Year’ for 2012

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — Move For Hunger, a nationwide non-profit hunger relief organization, is proud to announce that AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee, Fla., is the recipient of the ‘Mover of the Year Award’ for 2012.

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Black, Starr and Frost jewelers and Maple Youth Ballet to Host Diamonds and Dance Event

IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Maple Youth Ballet along with Black, Starr & Frost, presents the second annual Diamonds & Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 5 – 8 p.m. at Black, Starr & Frost’s harbor side location in Newport Beach. The gala will honor Donalyn Kling of the Kling Family Foundation, who has been a dedicated patron of the Maple Youth Ballet.

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Press Event: preview of the 100-foot granite ‘History of the United States of America’ monument in California

FELICITY, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Appropriately on Washington’s Birthday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 10:45 a.m. PST, the Museum of History in Granite is having the first and only preview for the press of the 100-foot granite ‘History of the United States of America’ monument.

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Neotrope Extends Deadline for 2013 JL Simmons NonProfit PR Grants for Worthy Causes

TORRANCE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Neotrope CEO Christopher L. Simmons today announced a two week extension to today’s deadline for worthy causes to apply for the company’s annual Non-Profit PR Grants for 2013; the new deadline will be Feb. 28 at close of business. This year, 10 U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000.

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Move For Hunger celebrates partnership with Atlas Van Lines where participating Atlas agents donating over 30,000 pounds of food

NEPTUNE, N.J. /eNewsChannels/ — Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization that works with the relocation industry, today announces its partnership with Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation’s top moving companies. To celebrate joining Move For Hunger as an Epic Partner, Atlas Headquarters held a local food drive on Feb. 1, which resulted in over 3,000-pounds of food donations.

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Matt McCabe of Pursuant featured at Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series in February

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — The 2013 Orange Leap Shine Brighter Series features Matt McCabe from Pursuant presenting ‘I Have A Dream: The Importance of Vision At Every Donor Level’ on February 14. Simply put, donors give to a vision that stirs their philanthropic passion. This session will explore why nonprofits must prove the efficacy of their vision and work in order to garner long-term, committed donors.

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At the 2013 NAMM Show, the Bob Moog Foundation will Inspire through Legendary Instruments and Archival Exploration

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and ANAHEIM, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) will celebrate the indelible nature of the synthesizer pioneer’s legacy at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif. Beginning on January 24, NAMM attendees will have opportunities to see and hear demonstrations of vintage Moog instruments and explore rarely seen archival material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.

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White House Petition to Help Legalize Ferrets in California launched by LegalizeFerrets.org

LA MESA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Legalize Ferrets announces new White House petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.

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Mark Rhode to Speak On ‘Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits’ as part of Orange Leap’s Shine Brighter Series

DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — Orange Leap’s monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, 2 p.m. EST, with ‘Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits’ presented by Mark Rhode, vice president at Russ Reid.

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Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium awards $25K Grant to DesignWise Medical and Cnicus LLC

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ — Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.

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Thirty US youth leaders and five educators return from month-long immersion study and cultural exchange in Bangladesh from World Savvy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.

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Second Harvest Food Bank gets help from Premier Medical Transportation Kicking off 2013 Driving Away Hunger Campaign

COLTON, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Premier Medical Transportation, a Colton-based medical transportation company, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve Riverside and San Bernardino in a year-long campaign, Driving Away Hunger. Premier Medical Transportation will donate one meal to Second Harvest Food Bank for every transport call they receive. The Driving Away Hunger campaign began Nov. 1, just in time for the holiday season and will run throughout 2013.

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