NonProfit and Charities News

NonProfit and Charities News – including causes, charitable orgs, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, and related charitable not-for-profit organization news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Seventh Annual Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest Kicks Off on January 23 – Open to Students in USA and Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For some it is a “secret code,” for others it is simply cursive handwriting. The annual Cursive is Cool contests kick off on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year in honor of John Hancock’s birthday, the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced today.

New Cat Cafe Combines Cats and Coffee – What’s Not to Like?

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Small Lives Matter Kitten Rescue Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization specializing in saving sick and orphaned kittens, announces that they are partnering with Whiskers Cafe, LLC and Bold Bean Coffee Roasters to open Frisky Cat Cafe at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon Blvd. in St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a first-of-its-kind cat cafe, combining a coffee beverage cafe with a cat lounge.

National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association Inks Partnership Deal with Oscar Mike Foundation

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) today announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the Oscar Mike Foundation (OMF) establishing NMEDA as the Official Vehicle Sponsor for OMF’s signature event, the United States Quad Rugby Association National Championships.

Katie Otto Joins California Farmland Trust Team

ELK GROVE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Farmland Trust (CFT) is pleased to announce Katie Otto as their new Development and Operations Director. She joins the CFT team after 12 years with the California FFA Foundation (Foundation) and brings her deep roots and experience with agriculture, fundraising and finance management to the organization.

CALNOC Announces the CALNOC Nightingale Research Fund: Raising Nursing’s Voice in Health Services Research

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan, 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CALNOC is pleased to introduce The CALNOC Nightingale Research Fund, an innovative and opportune resource in health services research focused on and administrated by nursing. We are excited to announce the Research Fund today in honor of Florence Nightingale and in celebration of the Year of the Nurse 2020.

Dayna’s iCare Foundation Partners with Amish Builder to Send Shippable Homes to Bahamas Hurricane Victims

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, it destroyed thousands of lives and over 13,000 homes were lost. The region continues to be in the midst of a humanitarian crisis and thousands from Great Abaco are still displaced and struggling for shelter. Dayna’s iCare Foundation, a 501(c)(3), is working to help solve the housing problem with its partner, TinyLux Homes.

Lifting People with Disabilities Out of Poverty: JLA Pooled Trust Hits $5 million in Beneficiary Assets

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In recognition of the highly impactful, life-changing work provided to people with disabilities in the region, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) has awarded Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust & Services (JLA Trust) with a three-year, $250,000 Next Stage Grant.

Capital Automotive Group Donates $26,050 to Local Susan G. Komen Affiliate

RALIEGH, N.C., Dec. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group has generously donated $26,050 to the Susan G. Komen(R) NC Triangle to the Coast (Komen NCTC) local affiliate. The campaign, which was designated “Share the Awareness Breast Cancer Campaign” in October of this year, enabled the dealership to donate a portion of their proceeds for the month.

Dryades YMCA Partners with the Recirculating Farms Coalition

NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dryades YMCA is partnering with the Recirculating Farms Coalition (RFC), a sustainable farming and food justice advocacy organization. RFC will relocate its farm – Growing Local NOLA – to YMCA-owned land on Jackson Avenue, where it crosses Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in Central City, just a few steps from the Dryades Y building.

Award-Winning Bay Area Nonprofit Now Accepts Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Donations through BitPay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AmericaSCORES Bay Area, the award-winning nonprofit that has been studied for its proven benefits to student learning, health, and social-emotional skills of over 2,000 low-income youth, has partnered with blockchain technology and design firm Totem Block and BitPay, the largest global blockchain payment provider, to become an early adopter in accepting cryptocurrency donations.

Capital Chevrolet Buick GMC of Lexington Partners with American Children’s Home to Host Holiday Toy Drive

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chevrolet Buick GMC of Lexington is partnering with American Children’s Home in hosting a toy drive to benefit local foster children. The Lexington community is being asked to participate in the spirit of the holiday by donating a variety of items in order to give these children a happy celebration.

The 2019 DangerMan Hero Awards Show and Concert Celebrates TV’s First Black Superheroes Actors Carl Lumbly and Simone Missick

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Fourth Annual DangerMan Hero Award Show and Concert will be super special this year! Among the numerous honorees for the night being acknowledged for their community activism are two celebrated thespians who have portrayed history making superheroes on television.

Registration Open For The First Ever Tampa Truck Pull

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the first-ever Tampa Truck Pull, presented by First Class Moving Systems. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at Tampa Joe’s Restaurant and Sports Bar (9316 Anderson Road, Tampa, FL 33634) on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Whole Child Receives Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant to Help End Homelessness in Los Angeles County

WHITTIER, Calif., Nov. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Whole Child, a lead housing agency for families experiencing homelessness in Southeast Los Angeles County, announced that it has been selected to receive a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day One Families Fund.

Casita Maria Celebrates Garifuna Culture with Gallery Exhibition and Public Programming

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education and Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. are delighted to announce Garifuna Intangible Heritage, an exhibition celebrating the cultural expression of the Garifuna people of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and the United States. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Winter season of ¡CelebrARTE!, Casita Maria’s South Bronx arts and culture series.

November Is C. diff. Awareness Month

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation reemphasizes that the month of November is “C. diff. awareness month” and is being recognized with its partners around the globe again in 2019.

The Pap Corps’ End of Year Giving Campaign Designated for Sylvester’s 3rd Game Changer Vehicle

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps is proud to announce the Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign will help fund the purchase, retrofit and operation of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center’s 3rd Game Changer Vehicle.

The Rancher Advocacy Program Pioneers Groundbreaking Solutions for Farmers and Ranchers in Crisis

WAELDER, Texas, Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rancher Advocacy Program (RAP), a five-year initiative of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary, Inc., is the first and only enterprise providing the knowledge of their Rancher Advisory Council working together with industry experts to transition cattle ranches and animal farms away from animal agriculture into viable veganic, compassionate businesses.

Local Phoenix Radio Host, Rich Berra, Releases Second Holiday Children’s Book for Charity

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rich Berra, co-host of the nationally syndicated Johnjay and Rich Show on iHeart Radio, has released his second holiday children’s book, “Christmas Steve Meets Christmas Carol” (ISBN: 978-0578571904). Proceeds from the sale of each book go to the #LoveUp Foundation.

Celebrity Chris Spencer Partners with Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs on Golfing for Families

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an historic move, on Monday November 11, 2019 Veterans Day, Golfing for Families and Dorsey Academy of Entrepreneurs will hold its fourth annual charity event in Sun Valley at Angeles National Golf course. This year’s event will be hosted by Celebrity Comedian / Producer Chris Spencer and friends. (VIDEO)

National Deaf Chamber of Commerce Names Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Deaf Chamber of Commerce (NDCOC), the first organization truly dedicated to advocating and protecting the interests of the Deaf business community, is pleased to announce its Board of Directors, Gina D’Amore, Michael Pimentel, Evan Winegard, and Jared Allebest.

Integrated, High-Quality Health Care for Everyone? It Can Be Done!

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “GAME OF PROFESSIONALS. HEALTHCARE IN A CREATIVE SOCIETY” global event will be hosted on the platform of ALLATRA International Public Movement on November 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. ET.

Non-Profit Announces New Safety-Reviewed Wheelchair Vehicle Resource

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) announced today the debut of an online resource designed to help people with disabilities and their caregivers make informed choices when shopping for a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

Whole Brain Consulting to Host Styles 4 Kidz Annual Fall Gala at Historic Elizabeth Cheney Mansion

OAK PARK, Ill., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whole Brain Consulting, a food industry consulting firm, is sponsoring the 4th annual Styles 4 Kidz Fall Gala charity event Saturday, November 2. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m. at Elizabeth Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302.

AGS Laboratories Releases Digital Diamond Grading Reports – Digital Format Serves as the Official Document #AskForAGS

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AGS Laboratories announces the launch of their grading reports in a digital platform. The digital documents serve as an official grading report and will be formatted the same as AGS Laboratories’ printed documents.

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Signed by Governor Newsom

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces that California Governor Newsom signed the Keep Our Seniors Safe Act, a part of SB 172 (Portantino) which was signed into law on 12 October, 2019.

Independent Research Proves Kids Read Now Reading Program Eliminates Summer Slide

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to an independent study of the program’s efficacy, Kids Read Now (KRN), a leading K-3 reading program designed to combat summer slide, completely negates summer reading losses for low-income students when fully implemented.

Registration Open for First Ever Charlotte Truck Pull – Fundraiser to support Move For Hunger, presented by MYMOVE

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the first-ever Charlotte Truck Pull, presented by MYMOVE. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at Lenny Boy Brewing Co. (3000 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28217) on Saturday, November 16 from Noon-4 p.m.

C Diff Foundation’s Junior Infection Fighters Program Takes Action against Harmful Germs One Community at a Time Worldwide

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the inaugural C Diff Foundation Junior Infection Fighter Program was introduced to families and their children/teens in Chester County, Pennsylvania on October 12, 2019.

Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) Announces Upcoming CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cultural Academy for Excellence (CAFE) fundraising affair will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The CAFE 2019 Fundraising Gala is a black-tie affair that will feature headliner performances by world-acclaimed artists David Rudder, known as the Calypso King of the World, and Allison Hinds, aka the Queen of Caribbean Soca.

C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridioides difficile Awareness in St. Louis on Nov. 6-7 at 7th Annual International Conference and Health EXPO

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 7th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO is honored to welcome over 30 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies. November 6 – 7, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Westport Hotel.

Media Advisory: Byte Back Brings National Digital Inclusion Week to DC with Congresswoman Norton and Mayor Bowser

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local residents and nationally known digital inclusion leaders are celebrating National Digital Inclusion Week October 7 to 11. Though Washington, D.C. is a capital of innovation and technology, the District still struggles with a stark digital divide. Byte Back is a nationally recognized tech nonprofit that has led digital inclusion in the D.C. area for more than 20 years.

2019 Hero Dog of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is both humbled and honored to announce that on Friday, October 5, 2019 after more than a million public votes, our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Hero Dog of the Year in the American Humane Hero Dog Awards.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Partners with SCI Mercer to Train Service Dogs for Veterans

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announces its latest partnership, with the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Mercer. As part of our new partnership, incarcerated veterans will train some of our future service dogs, beginning at approximately 5 months of age, all while earning college credit.

Together, Six Farms Connect and Expand Farmland Conservation – A Reason to Celebrate!

ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Farmland Trust (CFT) announces the conservation of six new farms in Merced County. Four adjacent farms have created a large area of closely protected farmland; while nearby two other properties join already previously protected areas

Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference Is Sold Out

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Jump$tart Coalition’s 2019 National Educator Conference – an all-scholarship event for personal finance teachers – is sold out. The conference, set for November 1 – 3, 2019 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, is underwritten by the Cornell-Douglas Foundation, Experian, and the Wells Fargo Foundation and many other generous sponsors, which enable 350 teachers from across the country to attend the event on a scholarship that covers their hotel stay, meals and full participation in the event.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus in New York РThere’s Strength in Our Strides!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join metro New York’s lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, October 12 at the Walk with Us to Cure Lupus taking place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan. (CORRECTED)

The Whole Child Celebrates Grand Opening of their Safe Families Interim Housing in Echo Park

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melina fled her home to escape domestic violence to protect herself and her children. They had nowhere to go so they turned to The Whole Child. The non-profit welcomed their first families into residence at the Safe Families Interim Housing Program the first week in September. (VIDEO)

California Farmland Trust Earns National Recognition

ELK GROVE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One thing that unites us as a nation is land: Americans strongly support saving the open spaces they love and that feed them. Since 2004, California Farmland Trust (CFT) has been doing just that for the people of California.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey’s MORE THAN PINK Wellness Expo, Presented by Aetna, Comes to Jersey City, NJ Sunday, October 6

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Susan G. Komen North Jersey, will be holding its MORE THAN PINK Wellness Expo on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the Harborside Atrium in Jersey City from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. This interactive health and wellness expo will offer attendees convenient access to education and critical health screening services, health/wellness exhibits, fitness/nutrition demonstrations, survivor support, a senior pavilion, medical information and genetic testing.