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.


Second Annual Young Artist Showcase at Casita Maria in NYC: Bambula Re-remember

BRONX, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education is proud to present Bambula / Re-remember, our 2nd Annual Young Artist Showcase! This multidisciplinary exhibition will include art created by participants in Casita Maria’s after-school arts education program during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

DC Startup Sorcero Brings New Tech to Adult Learners at Byte Back

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Learning technology skills requires technology. That’s why Byte Back and Sorcero recently started teaming up to integrate AI software that makes learning and retaining information easier in the tech classroom.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Chooses Pittsburgh Area to Build State-of-the-Art Service Dog Campus

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the course of its 9 years, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs (GAMSD) has grown into one of the largest service dog organizations in the nation. We raise, train, advocate for, and donate these incredible medical service dogs, specifically trained to perform tasks for disabled veterans, first-responders and civilians.

City University of Seattle Offers 25 Percent Tuition Scholarship to Art Institute Students

SEATTLE, Wash., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The private, nonprofit City University of Seattle is demonstrating its support for students impacted by the recently announced closure of Art Institute campuses. To assist students seeking options to continue their education, City University of Seattle is offering a 25 percent tuition scholarship to students transferring from any AI campus.

Registration Now Open for First Annual Arizona Truck Pull – Fundraiser to Support Move For Hunger

PHOENIX, Ariz., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is now open for the first annual Arizona Truck Pull. 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 hosted by Beltmann Relocation Group and the Arizona Relocation Alliance at Uncle Bear’s Brewery in Gilbert on April 13, 2019 from 2 – 6 p.m.

Advocate and Author David Sheff to Speak at Local Benefit

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally-recognized advocate and best-selling author David Sheff will be the featured speaker at the 16th Annual Circle of Support Luncheon in Menlo Park on April 26, 2019. This annual benefit event, which is presented by the nonprofit organization Caminar and its Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley division, raises funds for local behavioral health and supportive services.

Michigan Non-profit ‘I Give a Shirt’ is Helping End Homelessness One Shirt at a Time

LINDEN, Mich., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Michigan non-profit I Give a Shirt, Inc. launched their cause apparel campaign on March 1, the countdown began to when their homeless awareness t-shirts would be gone forever. I Give a Shirt features a different limited-edition t-shirt design each month, with all proceeds supporting a different cause. In their newly-launched March campaign, the important cause they are taking on is homelessness.

Aquariums can Play a Crucial Role In Sustaining Marine and Freshwater Species Vulnerable to Climate Change

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking beyond the sharks and manta rays that catch the eye of visitors, researchers find great conservation potential in the wealth of fish and corals residing in the world’s zoos and aquariums, says Species360 Conservation Science Alliance. A study published this week in Journal for Nature Conservation reports that aquariums hold 21 percent of the coral species that are Vulnerable to Climate Change.

Byte Back to Bring Free Tech Career Training to Baltimore

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Byte Back, a growing tech education nonprofit, today announced that Chrissie Powell was named as the organization’s Baltimore Site Director, leading the launch of its first expansion outside the Washington, D.C. metro region. This past October, Byte Back won a $1 million CAD ($775,000 USD) TD Ready Challenge grant to expand to Baltimore.

New York City Innovation Collective Invites Tech Leaders to ‘The NYC Tech Bubble Burst’ Event on February 28

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With uncertainty building in the economy, the New York City Innovation Collective (NYCIC) is inviting industry leaders to discuss potential risks of economic instability on the tech sector and what can be done to mitigate its impact on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Black History Month: Climate Leadership Takes Root February 22-23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.

The C Diff Foundation Has Declared an Urgent Need to Raise Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridioides difficile clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.

Denver and French Sister City Celebrate 70+ Years with Michelin Star Chef

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denver Sister Cities International announces that Denver’s most food-savvy Francophiles will convene on March 4, 2019, at the French-inspired Coohills restaurant, a slow food-friendly eatery in LoDo, for a six-course meal with French wine pairings to honor the relationship of Brest, France, and its sister city, Denver.

UDS Service Dogs Receives Accreditation by Assistance Dogs International

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Disabilities Services (UDS) Service Dogs, a non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has been accredited by the Assistance Dogs International (ADI).

College and Career Expo: Dream It and Be It!

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present College & Career Expo: Dream It & Be It! The College & Career Expo offers students a chance to learn about higher education and careers they might be interested in.

Valentine’s Day Protest Outside NYC’s Brazilian Consulate!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit JaneUnChained News Network announced today that New York environmental activists will converge on Brazil’s Consulate in Manhattan on Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14! The group plans to march several blocks from the Brazilian Consulate to the United Nations to demand Brazil’s new President be prevented from selling off the Amazon to the highest bidder.

A Great Casita Maria Experience = 1 Workshop + 1 Performance in 1 Day!

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, in partnership with Pregones Theater, is proud to present “We Have Ire,” a free excerpt performance of the multi-disciplinary theater project, on March 9, 2019, 2 – 2:45 p.m. The performance combines spoken word and theater produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke; Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores.

Mira Alto Foundation Presents Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week Feb 11-16

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Please join in a historical first! The nonprofit, Mira Alto Foundation will be celebrating this amazing ‘Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week.’ This marks the first time an LGBTQ+ focused organization has shed light on the epidemic of eating disorders within their community.

Protests to Hit CBS Friday Over Big Boi Super Bowl Fur Fiasco!

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JaneUnChained News Network, a 501(c)(3) based in Los Angeles, announces that animal lovers across the nation are expressing their disappointment and disgust over the glorification of fur by CBS during its Super Bowl halftime show as rapper Big Boi appeared drenched in fur. In a tragic irony, the word LOVE then filled the screen.

Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 people each year in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.

Outvisible Theatre Company Presents Sexy, Seductive Drama in Time for Valentine’s Day

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Outvisible Theatre Company presents David Ives’ award-winning “Venus in Fur” – running February 14 through March 3, 2019. “Venus” is a modern take on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s “Venus in Furs,” an 1870 novella which draws on themes of female dominance.

CCDC Celebrates 50 Years of Community Commitment and Success

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC). In August of 1969, the development corporation that has brought Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa numerous business and economic successes.

C Diff Foundation Recognizes Rebiotix CEO with 2019 ‘Above and Beyond’ Award

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Jan. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C. Diff Foundation Board of Directors announced today that the 2019 “Above and Beyond” Award will be presented to Rebiotix CEO Lee Jones in Roseville, Minnesota. The award, given to one recipient annually, is given to a person or organization that show extraordinary dedication to C. diff patient safety, advocacy, and overall drive to improve the lives of those impacted by the infection.

Grand Opening of Los Angeles Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit

COVINA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit – Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings.

Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest Launches in USA and Canada on National Handwriting Day 2019

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The annual Cursive is Cool contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.

Golf For Blind, Inc., a registered Florida Corporation, will be dissolved in March, 2019

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla., Jan. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golf For Blind, Inc., a registered Florida Corporation, will be dissolved in March, 2019. The GOLF shot measurement and scoring technology (Advanced Range Performance Measurement Systems) developed by George Nauck, dba. Encore Golf in the mid 90’s, is the basis for Golf For Blind Inc. and its web presence GolfForBlind.org.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Welcomes Mike Hudson, PNC Bank V.P. to Advisory Council

WILLISTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to welcome Mr. Mike Hudson, Senior Vice President of PNC Bank’s Enterprise Transformation Efforts to our Advisory Council.

TeamSnap Partners with Washington Youth Soccer

BOULDER, Colo. and TUKWILA, Wash., Jan. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today it has partnered with Washington Youth Soccer (WYS), the governing body for all levels of youth soccer in Washington state.

Phenomenology Wins Major Grant for 2019 Theatre Project

FREDERICK, Md., Jan 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today, announced its receipt of a major grant award, presented by Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. for its inaugural theatre project in 2019. Phenomenology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, produces dynamic projects across the breadth of performing arts, including theatre, film, television, and more.

Brainy Camps Association Launches ‘Be Gluten Free Family Camp’ for Youth with Celiac Disease

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, announced that it will be launching a family camp for youth with celiac disease in summer 2019. Adding to its consortium of 12 condition-specific camps, Be Gluten Free Family Camp, or ‘BG Free’ for short, was founded in conjunction with the Gastroenterology Department of Children’s National Health System.

Urban Superhero DangerMan Culminates 20 Year Anniversary, Presents Amputee Cancer Survivor Troy Druppal with DangerMan Hero of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Superhero, culminated his 20th anniversary with the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, held recently at California African American Museum (CAAM) in Los Angeles. The momentous occasion acknowledged eight community activists as “DangerMan Heroes.”

CARR Welcomes New Board Member, Ms. Susan Valoff

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to welcome Ms. Susan Valoff as its newest member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Valoff was installed in this role at the organization’s last board meeting on 14 November 2018.

Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.

Orlando Moving Company Rescues 68,000 LBS. of Food and Drinks from Ironman Triathlon

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that Ace Relocation Systems of Orlando rescued 68,000 pounds of leftover food and beverages from the IRONMAN Florida triathlon on November 4. The race, which was originally supposed to be held in Panama City Beach, was relocated to Haines City due to the impact of Hurricane Michael.

Cuban Art Show in South Bronx Gallery – We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education in partnership with Pregones Theater are proud to present “We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States.” This exhibition and multi-disciplinary theater project will be produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores, with collaborating Puerto Rican filmmaker and photographer Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi.

Arts Detroit Launches Spectra, a Theatre Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new theatre education program will be offered by Arts Detroit for students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers inside of their performing arts studio at PARC-Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Spectra will be a course to help students on the Autism Spectrum learn theatre techniques that can help them develop life skills as well.

New study by UNC-CH researchers finds that walking while listening to Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning, retention, and mood

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Walking Classroom Institute has released results of a research study conducted in spring 2018 by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and funded by the Oak Foundation, confirming that walking while listening to The Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning as well as retention of information, student mood, and attitudes toward learning.

More than 500 Expected to Attend 17th Annual Sacramento Event: Women in Law Enforcement Community Awards

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MEDIA ADVISORY — More than 500 people are expected to attend the 17th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 17, 2018, to recognize winners of the “Women in Law Enforcement” Business and Community Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.

It’s a Femme-inist Future for the South Bronx!

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present Teen Leadership Summit: The Future is Femme-inist! The Future is NOW! Young women and femmes of color are leading the way as community culture workers. They are artists, activists, healers, and leaders.

Leading Companies to Support C Diff Foundation 6th Annual International C.diff. Conference and Health EXPO, Nov. 8-9, Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome leading companies to the 6th Annual International “C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO,” as they come together to make a global difference. These companies are dedicated to the prevention, diagnostics, treatments, environmental safety products and services focused on C.difficile infections and Healthcare-associated infections and whose role serves great importance in the C.diff. community.