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.


Casa Romantica Opened Gardens to Public on Friday, May 22

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning Southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, opened their gardens to the public on Friday, May 22, in accordance with social distancing and safety guidelines provided by the state of California.

‘Ultimate Tag’: A Spinal CSF Leak Survivor Chases His Limits

SPOKANE, Wash. and HARRISURG, Pa., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spinal CSF Leak Foundation is pleased to announce that former patient and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania stuntman Zac Gordon will be featured in the recurring role of “Horse,” a Professional Tagger on the new FOX show “Ultimate Tag,” premiering May 20 at 9 p.m./8 central.

California Bluegrass Association Announces Turn Your Radio OnLINE webcast series

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Bluegrass Association (CBA) has announced the launch of Turn Your Radio OnLINE, a webcast series starting Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 6 p.m. Pacific Time, and continuing each Saturday through June 20. This new online music event is inspired by the CBA’s annual Father’s Day Festival, held in Grass Valley, California, since 1975.

Move For Hunger and North American Van Lines Renew Partnership

RED BANK, N.J., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, and northAmerican(R) Van Lines announced today that they have renewed their partnership to reduce food waste and fight hunger in the United States. Since 2011, northAmerican’s 76 participating agents have rescued nearly 440,000 lbs. of food and have provided more than 365,000 meals to people who are facing hunger.

The Santa Fe Group Awards Emeritus Status to Founding Member, Elects Three New Board Members and Appoints New Senior Scholar

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Santa Fe Group (SFG), a not-for-profit, action-oriented think tank with a passion for improving lives through oral health, announced today the new emeritus status of one of its founding members, the election of three new board members, and the appointment of a new Senior Scholar, all esteemed healthcare leaders in their fields.

David and Laura Merage Foundation Donates 500 Toy Boxes to Children of Healthcare Workers

DENVER, Colo., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The David and Laura Merage Foundation launched the Merage Mini Heroes project to bring joy to the children of courageous frontline healthcare workers who are putting in extraordinarily long hours away from their families. Working in partnership with Timbuk Toys and several other local businesses, the foundation created 500 age-appropriate toy boxes that were gifted to parents at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Denver Health.

Bitcoin Scam is Targeting Hispanic Communities in Maryland

BALTIMORE, Md., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AARP Maryland is warning of a new scheme targeting Maryland’s Hispanic/Latino communities. A fraudulent Bitcoin website is targeting and enticing new investors with the false hope of financial gain, combined with threats to report those with undocumented status.

Sacramento SPCA – Giving More Than Shelter – Need for lifesaving work is surging during COVID-19 crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that demand for its COVID-related services is surging in May despite an anticipated decrease based on federal stimulus and unemployment payments to Sacramento area residents. The increase in need comes at a time when the organization is preparing to expand programs, including adoptions, as part of the area’s re-opening plans.

BHERC ‘Operation Love’ Set to Deliver Mother’s Day Sunday Meals and Essential Goods to Homeless Families in Washington, DC and Baltimore

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) continues its “Operation Love” outreach Saturday May 9, and Sunday, May 10, 2020 in Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland targeting homeless families with “underlying” health and psychosocial conditions who have been extremely impacted by COVID 19 shelter in place mandates and need assistance.

The Only COVID-19 Initiative that Brings Self-Care to Frontliners While in Action

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On National Nurses Day, the Sufi Psychology Association (“SPA”), through its “Caring for Our Caregivers” COVID-19 initiative, will provide direct access to hours of self-care and meditation programs to help bring solace to healthcare professionals fighting on the frontlines of this pandemic.

California Safe Schools Celebrates 22nd Anniversary and Earth Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children’s environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina’s two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.

Moving from COVID Pandemic to Kitten Crisis: The Sacramento SPCA Braces for an Overwhelming Kitten Season

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that, since April 1, it has seen a 500% increase in the number of underage kittens (younger than six weeks) come in to the shelter at 6201 Florin Perkins Rd in Sacramento versus the same time period last year.

WIC is Serving Families in Need

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is considered an essential service. WIC staff in California are serving families during the COVID-19 pandemic, including families who never before received benefits, but are now in need of assistance.

Matt Adams Foundation for Opioid Recovery Receives $79,000 Cigna Foundation Grant

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matt Adams Foundation (MAF), a non-profit bringing innovative change in the field of harm reduction and recovery initiatives in Northwest Arkansas (NWA) is pleased to announce they are the recipients of a $79,000 grant endowed by The Cigna Foundation.

Pandemic Pushes L.A. Arts Nonprofit, Dream A World Education, from Classroom to Television

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.

Mira and the National Foundation for Cancer Research to expand COVID Care and tackle health disparities

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mira, a healthcare company based in NYC, is partnering with the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) to provide COVID Care to cancer patients and caregivers, bringing healthcare closer to those who need it the most.

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Star, Jawan Jackson, Hits a High Note with Students During Pandemic

FREDERICK, Md., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is teaming up with Jawan Jackson, star of the hit Broadway musical “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations,” to encourage high school musical theater students in Frederick, Maryland.

Beyond Benign Receives Grant to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.

FormFree Expands Partnership with American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia in Celebration of 2020 Red Cross Month

ATHENS, Ga., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FormFree® today announced it is celebrating Red Cross Month by expanding its long-held partnership with the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia. FormFree will support the Northeast Georgia chapter’s mission of alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies by giving fiscal contributions and engaging in monthly acts of service throughout 2020.

Generous Bequests Help Strengthen Komen Dallas Co. Mission

DALLAS, Texas, March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Susan G. Komen Dallas County (Komen Dallas County) today said it has received bequests from the Estate of Edith Beutell and the Estate of Dr. Glenn Dodwell, which combined total more than $199,000. The gifts will further the organization’s ability to assess the state of breast health in Dallas County and create plans of action to reduce breast cancer mortality disparities in the community.

Lyme Disease Biobank Expands Into San Diego

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bay Area Lyme Foundation, a leading sponsor of Lyme disease research in the U.S., announces the opening of the San Diego collection site of the Bay Area Lyme Foundation’s Lyme Disease Biobank, which is the first program to provide researchers with blood and urine samples from people with early Lyme disease from multiple endemic regions across the country.

Team Rio National and Sports U announce merger to create Team Rio University

COLTS NECK, N.J., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Team Rio National and Sports U are proud to announce a collaboration and combination of NJ’s most successful grassroots basketball programs over the last decade with the creation of Team Rio University (Rio U).

Twenty-Two States Proclaim March 2020 SUDC Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., Feb. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2020 SUDC Awareness Month.

$675 Billion Reasons to ‘Declare Your Share!’ with Upcoming 2020 Decennial Census

BURTONSVILLE, Md., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. Census Bureau, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker and AARP Maryland State President Jim Campbell Join Forces to promote senior participation in upcoming 2020 Decennial Census.

New Orleans tech companies and training organizations come together to help prepare youth and young adults for emerging tech job market

NEW ORLEANS, La., Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LifeSkills Foundation will host the first annual Tech-2-Talent Youth Expo on Saturday, March 14 from 1 – 5:30 p.m. at the Mel Ott Multi-Purpose Center located at 2301 Belle Chasse Highway in Gretna, La.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Announces Award Honorees Robert C. Garrett, Amparo Aguirre and LAX for the Cure

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Susan G. Komen® North Jersey today announced its Pink Tie Party honorees to be recognized during the March 21st event being held at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Jersey City. For over twenty years, Susan G. Komen North Jersey has helped those who can’t pay for treatments, worked to ensure that all people get the care they need, fought for the rights of patients with policy makers and funded breakthroughs in research that saves lives.

Iwo Jima Memorial Midwest Project, Inc. Building New Iwo Jima Memorial – Updated with Correct Flag-raisers

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In tandem with 75th Anniversary of the flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi, the Iwo Jima Memorial Midwest Project (IJMM) is launching a nationwide program to build a new Iwo Jima Monument. The new statue will replace the faces of two flag-raisers that were misidentified with the actual Marines who participated.

Thanks to a Generous Gift from Ronald S. Lauder, the Chief Curator of POLIN Museum’s Core Exhibition Position is Named

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Friends of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Inc. is pleased to announce the naming of the position of Chief Curator of POLIN Museum’s Core Exhibition, thanks to a generous gift from Ronald S. Lauder.

Groundbreaking New Book Fills Dire Needs in Unexplained Pediatric Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation recently published a first-of-its kind book, “Unexplained Pediatric Deaths: Investigation, Certification and Family Needs” (ISBN: 978-0998904320) a collaboration between the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which establishes the first ever national consensus guidelines in the U.S. to fill crucial needs to determine why unexplained pediatric deaths happen and how to support families after these tragedies.

Casa Romantica Shares the Beauty of Place in New Exhibit at John Wayne Airport

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, an award-winning southern California 501(c)(3) nonprofit, celebrated the opening of its new exhibit on display at John Wayne Airport on Saturday, February 8.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana Kickoff Annual ‘Bowl for Kids’ Sake’

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana will kick-off their annual “Bowl For Kids’ Sake” bowling fundraisers on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Ovrdrive (112 W. Jefferson Street Louisville, KY 40202).

Registration Open for The First Ever San Diego Truck Pull to Support Move For Hunger

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for its first-ever San Diego Truck Pull fundraiser. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull an eight ton truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at AleSmith Brewing Company, San Diego, on Saturday, Feb. 29.

HWPL Finally Here to Beautify California

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Jan 26, 2020 a non-profit volunteer organization called Heavenly Culture, World Peace Restoration of Light (HWPL) had joined forces with the city of San Jose to beautify the community and the parks of San Jose.

Spodak Dental Group to Help Eradicate Childhood Tooth Decay As Part Of National Children’s Dental Health Month

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spodak Dental Group (SDG) is participating National Children’s Dental Health Month with a goal to eradicate childhood tooth decay. SDG is partnering with All-Star Smiles Foundation, a non-profit organization with a mission to create a unique experience with an alliance of dentists, athletes and community partners.

Jeff Pederson Joins Move For Hunger’s Board of Directors

RED BANK, N.J., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger, announced today that Jeff Pederson, Chairman and CEO of CORT Business Services, has joined its Board of Directors.

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.