Global Aid and Disaster Relief News - Page 2

Page 2 of Global Aid and Disaster Relief News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Henry Oliver Ford – WFAO Continues to Give Back

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Henry Oliver Ford, president of World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc., (WFAO), is teaming up with aid organizations in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Dominican Republic, to help with immediate assistance in Haiti. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the island nation Tuesday, January 12, nearly destroying its capital Port-au-Prince and affecting a third of its entire population.

Feeding a Country in 2 days – The World Food Association (WFAO)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A local corporation is feeding an African country. World Food Association Organization S.A. Inc. (WFAO), will be shipping over 285,000 meals to Ghana thanks to the efforts of the 45 member team here in West Palm Beach and their leading management team based in Sao Paulo Brazil. On February 20 and 21, WFAO will be packaging 42,000 pounds of high-quality rice, sugar and vegetables that are fortified with vitamins and minerals.

Marinello Cares About the Oil Spills and Gives Back with Hair

WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, supports the Gulf coast clean up efforts by donating hair clippings to be made into hair booms and mats by the Matter of Trust charity. The public is invited to participate and enjoy $2 hair cuts from May 13th through May 20th in support of this cause. Clippings from hair cuts at all Marinello locations will be contributed.

Students Learn More by Addressing World Problems Online Than by Sitting in Classrooms

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the Gulf oil spill inched closer to land last week, hundreds of fishermen, tourists, and local officials sent text messages, tweets, and cell phone videos to share their experience with the world. Many of these were monitored by tracking sites, which in turn were watched by high school students on their home computers and smart phones; many of whom were part of the World Mind Network.

Unique Zulu Volunteer Trip into South Africa – Explore, Experience and Empower

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those who seek meaning, connection, and want to make a difference as they travel, a San Francisco-based cultural and philanthropic tour company offers a unique Zulu ’empowerment’ volunteer tour into KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa in September of 2010. This three-week trip, offered by The Cultural Explorer, gives volunteer travelers the rare opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant Zulu culture while participating in a variety of service-oriented projects.

Teen Artist Benefit to Aid Haiti and Chile

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The catastrophic earthquakes that hit Haiti on January 12 and Chile on February 27 left both countries struggling and in need of resources and economic relief. Local teen performers and young Hollywood celebrities are unifying their talents in an effort to make a difference. Through music, dance and laughter, Teen Artist Benefit (TAB), produced by Joe M. Loera, will become part of the worldwide movement to bring aid to the Haitian and Chilean people by raising money for the American Red Cross.

Georgia Residents and Businesses Can Help Haiti with Donated Tents Before Rainy Season Hits!

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — You can help the Tents2Haiti effort. When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others.

Florida Residents: Your Used Tent Needed in Haiti Now

TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others. Florida residents and businesses can get involved!

New York Tents2Haiti Grass Roots Effort Rushes to Collect Tents Before Rainy Season Hits in Late March

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Your used tent needed in Haiti now. When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others.

Tents2Haiti: Grass Roots Effort in North Carolina Rushes to Collect Tents for Haiti Before Rain Season Hits

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others. North Carolina residents can get involved.

Maine: Your Used Tent Needed in Haiti Now – Grass Roots Tents2Haiti Effort Rushes to Collect Tents Before Rainy Season Hits

PORTLAND, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Bishop Jim Pierce of Love Aflame! Worldwide and a team returned from Port au Prince, Haiti last week they had just one word to describe the most urgent need in that earthquake ravaged nation: TENTS! The team, consisting of five men from New York State, brought much needed food and medical supplies but the request for tents soon rose above all others. Maine residents can get involved now.

Tweet Tracking Site Helps Chile Relief Agencies Save Lives

MAULE, Chile (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A woman uses her Twitter account to plead for help in locating her missing daughter – and finds her. An aid group puts out an urgent call for water sanitation equipment. A church group with food to offer asks for storage space in the earthquake-devastated city of Concepcion. A new site created by the World Mind Network and Chilean Earthquake Relief helps make these stories happen.

Stand Up Comics Standing Up for Haiti – Warner Grand Theater San Pedro

SAN PEDRO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Theater troupe Midnight Insanity and The World Mind Network are organizing a benefit comedy show for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Standing up for Haiti will take place at the historic Warner Grand Theater in San Pedro, California on March 14 at 6 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the Haiti Fund of Doctors Without Borders.

Happiness Spreads Through African Villages Thanks to Growing Contributions from Long Term Care Insurance Professionals

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AIDS-plagued Kenya isn’t on the big-bailout list, but an efficient, grass-roots movement is afoot that could produce more results than mountains of poorly-managed money. The movement is powered by human spirit and enough cash to ignite self-sufficiency and unstoppable progress. Called the Rabuor Village Project, it’s funded in part by LTC Financial Partners, LLC, one of America’s most experienced long term care insurance agencies and a few of the nation’s top insurance carriers. (VIDEO – VNR)

Doctor Travels from Michigan to Mongolia to Lend a Hand

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Allure Medical Spa announces that Dr. Kotlus, a cosmetic and oculofacial plastic surgeon in Shelby Township, Michigan, spent the last two weeks of September, 2008 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on a humanitarian medical mission. He worked with a group of Mongolian surgeons to train them in eyelid and facial reconstructive surgery. He assisted them with advanced surgical cases including facial bone reconstructions, eyelid reconstructions, and facial tumor resections.

The Cultural Explorer, a San Francisco-based Cultural and Philanthropic Tour Company, Shows Travelers How Easy it is to Help Others as They Travel South Africa

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As TV viewers saw on Oprah’s Big Give, it does not take a lot to make a difference in someone’s life. The Cultural Explorer, a San Francisco-based cultural and philanthropic tour company, shows travelers how easy it is to help others as they travel. Beginning travel philanthropists need to know where to start and how to donate their time and money in a safe and effective way.

Long Term Care Insurance Fights African Poverty; Campaign Gains Momentum as Four Organizations Join Team of Industry Contributors

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Can long term care insurance indirectly improve the lives of AIDS-plagued Africans? Many in the LTC industry seem to think so. Five organizations have pledged contributions to the Rabuor Village Project, a comeback model for villages throughout Africa. They join LTC Financial Partners (LTCFP), the nation’s most experienced long term care insurance brokerage, which announced on December 1 that it would contribute 2-percent of its profits each year to the Rabuor Village Project.