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.


Compassion Prison Project and CA Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris Raise ACE Awareness in CA Prison

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Compassion Prison Project (CPP) piloted its innovative new series “Trauma Talks,” an educational video program with accompanying workbook this week. CPP’s mission is to create trauma-informed prisons and communities by bringing trauma awareness education and proven healing modalities to the men and women living and working in prison.

COVID Variants Do Not Stop C. diff. Awareness Walks Worldwide

TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 5th Annual Global C. diff. Awareness Walks will take place on-demand, on a livestream, and in-person at Sims Park, New Port Richey, FL, and Brown Street Park Complex, Spring city, PA, and Milton A. Votee, Teaneck, NJ. This year’s annual events will take place on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. EDT.

Beyond Baroque Announces Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund

VENICE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.

Move For Hunger and Mayflower Transit Announce a New Partnership to Help Fight Hunger in the United States

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mayflower Transit, the nation’s most recognized and trusted moving company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a brand new partnership that will provide much-needed transportation assistance to food banks in the United States while also contributing more than 125,000 meals.

Mentors Needed for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individuals to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2021-22 school year. The organization served 349 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served during the 2021/2022 school year.

American Red Cross Northeast Georgia selects FormFree as Corporate Blood Sponsor of the Year

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® has been recognized as the Corporate Blood Sponsor of the Year for the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps feed, shelter and provide support for people affected by fires and other disasters.

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Awarded Grant Through New Jersey State Council on the Arts as Part of the State’s Largest Appropriation in 55 Year History

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“The Alliance”), one of the state’s largest arts service organizations, was recently awarded a grant through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (“NJSCA”). The awards announced last week were part of the largest state appropriation the Council has ever received in its 55-year history.

Truist Bank to Support Millionaire Mastermind Academy’s Business Development program for Minority Women Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating key milestones of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a nonprofit organization that aims to end poverty through entrepreneurship for minority women worldwide, Truist Bank is supporting recent graduates of the academy’s Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today.

For World Friendship Day, the Church of Scientology Shares the Key to Lasting Relationships

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Church of Scientology International extends an invitation to people of goodwill to join Scientology Churches and Missions in support of International Day of Friendship, a United Nations initiative that promotes “friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals” and seeks to “inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.”

Retailu Partners with One Voice One Team to Champion Youth Employment In Retail

MONTREAL, Quebec, July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The current state of retail vacancies is alarming – the industry at large is facing a massive gap in part-time workers. “We have never seen this many openings for part-time workers,” said April Sabral from retailu. “Even more alarming is the pool of candidates that want to work in retail post COVID. Usually, we would have students applying for their summer jobs, but unfortunately, this has not happened in 2021.”

Grace Gardens Memory Care Opens This Summer

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town & Country Life Plan Community announces the grand opening of Grace Gardens, a $25 million memory care community featuring one of the largest outdoor garden courtyards in Orange County. The nonprofit community offers residency for approximately 80 residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia in four distinct neighborhoods.

On Mandela Day, Scientology Churches Honor Madiba’s Legacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Protecting the most basic human right of all, the right to life, South Africa’s Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue to serve Mandela’s beloved country. Mandela Day commemorates the birthday of Nelson Mandela “in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom.”

Millionaire Mastermind Academy and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces Entrepreneur Summit Sept. 15

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today that The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, Inc. and the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will host the 2021 United Diversity Business Summit on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme of the summit is “Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem,” with workshops on measuring diversity and inclusion initiatives, mentoring minority entrepreneurs, accessing capital and more.

Move For Hunger Receives $128,000 Donation from the Assurant Foundation

RED BANK, N.J., July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today that they have received a $128,735 donation from the Assurant Foundation as part of the ‘2021 Turning Miles into Meals Challenge.’

Sacramento SPCA Receives Lifesaving Investment from Newly Named Petco Love for the Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $15,000 grant investment from Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals through the newly constructed Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center. A check presentation was held at the Petco retail store located at 855 E Bidwell Street in Folsom, California on Friday, July 9 at 11 a.m.

The Deadliest Days of the Year are Upon Us: 4th of July Holiday Sees Dramatic Spike in Traffic-Related Deaths Every Year

ONTARIO, Calif., June 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The deadliest days of the year for traffic related accidents are those surrounding the 4th of July holiday. Every year there is a dramatic spike in pedestrian related deaths and injuries during that time. In response MAGLITE® and First Responders Children’s Foundation (FRCF) are joining together to promote traffic and pedestrian safety awareness.

Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation Receives $200,000 Grant from Barclays

WILMINGTON, Del., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation has received an additional $200,000 from Barclays US Consumer Bank to support the statewide expansion of the Foundation’s Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (E3). As part of the grant, $50,000 will be allocated to fund a comprehensive research study on Black and Brown entrepreneurs and their economic impact in Delaware.

Live-Online C. diff. Symposium developed to support and guide patients, families, and caregivers through a C. difficile illness

TAMPA, Fla., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection (CDI) in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced CDI recurrences.

Dream A World Education Founder Bunny Hull to Be Inducted Into Women Songwriters Hall Of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and Founder and Executive Director of Dream a World Education, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

Move For Hunger to Connect Food Donations with Local Distribution Centers in Partnership with Goldman Sachs Asset Management

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, today announced that they will partner with the Private Real Estate business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs) on a national program that leverages both organizations’ networks to create scalable social impact through community-based food distribution channels.

China Rescue Dogs Requests Exemption from CDC’s Suspension on Imported Dogs

VASS, N.C., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs is requesting an exemption for 501(c)(3) rescues from the recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suspension of dogs entering the U.S. from countries classified as high risk for rabies.

Synergy for Ecological Solutions Makes Grant for Soil Health and Climate Wellness

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and CHEYENNE, Wyo., June 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nonprofit Synergy for Ecological Solutions made their first grant to Carbon Asset Network’s landowner member, Hellyer Ranch. This grant will enable the ranch to execute a customized plan for greater soil health developed by both Hellyer and Carbon Asset Network’s certified professional agronomist, Neal Fehringer.

NPA Launches IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced a fellowship program designed to help researchers from marginalized communities advance their careers. Using tools to improve skills, better understand strengths, provide exposure to new fields, and develop new networks, the IMPACT Fellowship Program is a groundbreaking effort assisting postdoctoral scholars of all disciplines.

Leading Nonprofit Focused on Lifting Minority Women out of Poverty Welcomes Dr. Alice White Bussey for June 21st Economic Empowerment Fireside Chat

ATLANTA, Ga., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Alice White Bussey is internationally recognized for her ability to train and inspire small business owners. On June 21 at 2 p.m. Eastern time, Bussey will share her wisdom and experience in a fireside chat with Millionaire Mastermind Academy founder and CEO, Dr. Velma Trayham.

Chicago Support Group Part of National Network Taking Aim at Chronic Pain

CHICAGO, Ill., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than 50 million Americans live with chronic pain. The U.S. Pain Foundation addresses the incredibly isolating and difficult experience that affects all aspects of a person’s life-their ability to work, their self-confidence and identify, personal relationships and social engagement, and more. Studies show that people who experience daily pain are significantly more prone to anxiety, depression, and even suicidal ideation.

BioAustin Appoints New Leadership and Unveils An Expanded Strategic Focus In Central Texas As BioAustinCTX

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life Science industry organization BioAustin today announced changes to its leadership team, brand positioning, and long-term strategy focused on facilitating the continued growth of the life science industry in Central Texas. Over the past several years, Austin and the Central Texas region have developed into one of the fastest-growing life science hubs in the U.S.

Doggy Dash with the Sacramento SPCA on June 5, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash on Saturday, June 5, 2021 – and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 28th anniversary, the Sacramento SPCA’s Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California’s largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.

Move For Hunger Receives $25,000 Major Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

RED BANK, N.J., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, today announced it has been awarded a Major Grant in the amount of $25,000 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support their food recovery and hunger relief programs to provide much-needed assistance to those in need in New Jersey and surrounding areas. This is the first Major Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation.

The Pap Corps Donates $2 Million to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

DEERIELD BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Overcoming the numerous obstacles imposed by the pandemic, The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research displayed their indomitable spirit during their May Presidents Zoom meeting when they announced a $2 million donation to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 19. 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Alert: June 19 – 27 2021 — Compassion Prison Project (CPP) is very pleased to announce their Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) fundraising event in partnership with Be The Good. The objective is to run a cumulative 3,000 miles.

Dr. Bruce Perry and Compassion Prison Project (CPP) Uncovering the Hidden Truth of Childhood Trauma Within Prisons

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reflecting on his new book with Oprah Winfrey, “What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing,” Dr. Perry sits down this week for an in-depth conversation with Compassion Prison Project Founder and award-winning film producer Fritzi Horstman.

The Arts Empowerment Project Awarded A 2021 Women’s Impact Fund Grant

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Arts Empowerment Project has received $63,000 from Women’s Impact Fund for their 2021 Arts & Culture Grant. The grant was announced at the annual meeting of the Women’s Impact Fund which was held virtually on May 10, 2021. Grants were awarded to five local non-profits in the areas of Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health, and Human Services.

Daisy Village Grand Opening of Center for Children with Special Needs

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broward Children’s Center (BCC), the largest non-profit organization in Pompano Beach, announces the official opening of Daisy Village, coinciding with a series of events in celebration of its “50 Years of Caring for Children with Special Needs.”

Move For Hunger and Shyft Announce a New Partnership to Help Fight Food Insecurity Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J., May 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shyft, the #1 online moving marketplace, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a new partnership that will grow Move For Hunger’s food rescue and hunger relief programs to provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the country.

Move For Hunger and Altair Global Renew Partnership to Fight Food Insecurity Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Altair Global, the largest independent, full-service, global mobility services company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today their renewed partnership that will provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the country.

China Rescue Dogs receives international recognition award for saving dogs despite their need for more funding and adopters

VASS, N.C., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, is the recipient of the “Shining World Compassion Award” by The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association based out of Taiwan.

Town & Country Hosts Virtual Hear Better Event in Honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town & Country Life Plan community is offering a free, virtual “Hear Better” event in honor of May’s Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will share affordable solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.

Move For Hunger and Buckingham Foundation Announce Partnership to Fight Food Insecurity

RED BANK, N.J., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buckingham Foundation, the philanthropic partner of Buckingham Companies, an Indianapolis-based full-service real estate firm, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a new partnership that will provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the country.

Cortland and Move For Hunger Partner to Fight Hunger and The Environmental Impacts of Food Waste

RED BANK, N.J., April 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cortland, a multifamily real estate investment management company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced a partnership that will not only help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States but will also help to curb food waste and its resulting adverse impacts to the environment.

Move For Hunger and northAmerican Van Lines Renew Partnership and Host Their Largest Hunger Fighting Initiative

RED BANK, N.J., April 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — northAmerican® Van Lines, a leader in relocation services, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today their renewed partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States. As a partner, northAmerican® Van Lines will support Move For Hunger’s food rescue and hunger relief programs.