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.


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.

University Kia and Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro Join Forces

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — University Kia and Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro are joining forces to help feed the elderly and homebound in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area. With the generous donation of a New 2019 Kia Soul by University Kia, Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro will be able to continue to provide hot, nutritious meals and personal visits to more than 180 recipients who are unable to prepare meals for themselves.

Byte Back Wins CDN $1 Million TD Grant for Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.

The Pap Corps Receives $100,000 Matching Gift Challenge by The Yass Family

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research has announced a $100,000 matching gift challenge by The Yass Family. This gift will be utilized to enhance the 2018 Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign, which will be directed towards melanoma research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Hands-on Science Center Announces Fundraising Event, ‘The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits’

TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hands-On Science Center announces “The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits” fundraising event November 10, 2018. Merging science education with those fun-to-drink adult beverages not only gets adults involved in the fascinating world of science but helps raise both funds and community awareness for a much-needed educational facility in the small town of Tullahoma.

Brainy Camps Association Announces Race for Every Child Team to Support Programs for Children with Chronic Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brainy Camps Association, which provides camps for children with chronic health conditions, has announced its participation in the Race for Every Child fundraiser in Washington, D.C. The annual event, scheduled for Oct. 20, 2018, is sponsored by Children’s National Health System and helps to raise funds for the pediatric hospital’s many departments and causes.

Carol Borden, Founder and CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Named 2018 Corporate Pet Industry Woman of the Year

WILLISTON, Fla., Oct. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 3, 2018, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs’ Founder and CEO Carol Borden was selected as the 2018 Corporate Pet Industry Woman of the Year, at an awards ceremony held in Philadelphia, Pa.

EPIC Acquires Not-For-Profit and Social Services Specialist Total Management Corporation (TMC)

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Total Management Corporation (TMC) and EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that EPIC has acquired the assets, employees and operations of TMC.

DocMagic Teams with Several Southern California Non-Profit Groups and Organizations in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it has donated a shipment of its popular custom-made pink bunny slippers, which will be handed out at a blood drive event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Twenty percent of all donated blood will be given to cancer treatment and research.

Imagine John Lennon at 78, Helping to End Hunger, One License Plate at a Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today would have marked the 78th birthday of John Lennon, and his legacy is still helping to “Imagine there’s no hunger,” in California, Florida and throughout the U.S. Yoko Ono Lennon has kindly authorized the use of the iconic self-portrait image to help the California Association of Food Banks and Feeding Florida in their ongoing fight to end hunger.

Eight Exceptional Charities Selected to Receive 2018 JL Simmons Non-profit PR Grant Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a California-based marketing, branding, entertainment, publishing and technology firm founded in 1983, today announced the eight U.S. 501(c)(3) charities selected for its annual J.L. Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program for 2018/19. With this year’s Grant, each charity will receive up to $2400 in services including PR, marketing and social media promotion.

L.A. Artists and Performers to Salute Beyond Baroque’s 50th at Nov. 10 Gala

VENICE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A historic lineup of L.A.’s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center (‘Beyond Baroque’), the city’s legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary “Bohemian Bacchanal” on Saturday, November 10. The gala event, located in the Venice Arts Plaza, features a dinner and will be highlighted by presentations honoring actor/poet Viggo Mortensen, a long-time supporter.

MAG Instrument Inc. Continues Lighting the Path to Breast Cancer Awareness

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This month, Mag Instrument Inc. (MAG), the company that produces the iconic MAGLITE line of flashlights, is once again partnering with National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF) to promote awareness of and raise funds to support the work of NBCF. In fact, 2018 will mark a decade that Mag Instrument Inc. has observed Breast Cancer Awareness Month and donated nearly $400,000 to NBCF.

EPIC Hosts Fourth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament Benefiting Nonprofit The Joyful Child Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hosted its fourth annual EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament on behalf of The Joyful Child Foundation and its mission to keep children safe.

Ground Breaking for Construction of the Maine Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

LEWISTON, Maine, Oct. 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, October 7, 2018, The Herschel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation will be breaking ground for construction of the Maine Gold Star Families Memorial Monument. This memorial is one of 87 across 34 states that will honor all our Gold Star Families.

Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation Names Ian Roberts as New Executive Director

NEWBURY, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is pleased to announce that Ian Roberts has been named as Executive Director of the organization. Roberts is returning home to Ohio from Colorado, where he served most recently as Director of Overnight Camps for Avid4 Adventure in Boulder, Colorado.

LBA Ware Sponsors Young Entrepreneurs Academy to Cultivate a Future Generation of Entrepreneurs in Middle Georgia

MACON, Ga., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders announced its fiscal sponsorship of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes.

SUDC Foundation Applauds Introduction of Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID).

Director Troy Rowland to Shoot ‘DangerMan Returns’ the Black Superhero Film Sequel

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America’s Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. “DangerMan Returns” will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One. Roger I. Tinsley, CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.

New Billboard Campaign in FIVE U.S. Cities Honoring Healthy 2-Year Old Who Died Last Year Just Days After Vaccines

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, the non-profit Learn The Risk launched five billboards on the East Coast, including New York and Boston, honoring Nicholas Catone, a healthy 20-month old boy who lost his life to vaccines.

Pioneer of Golf Shot Tracking and Measurement commits $250,000 of golf shot measurement technology to provide a new golf sport for the blind

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida resident George Nauck has established Golf For Blind, Inc., a Florida Not For Profit Corporation. Funds raised will be used to place golf shot measurement and scoring systems on ranges where blind and disabled veterans may learn to play golf through measured and scored target shoots.

Carol Borden, Founder and CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Named a Pet Industry Woman of the Year Finalist

WILLISTON, Fla., Sept. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Founder and CEO, Carol Borden has been selected as one of twenty-five women vying for the title of Pet Industry Woman of the Year 2018. Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has grown into a nation-wide organization.

Taking a Hard Look at Persecution Around the World, Christians in the U.S. Make Documentary

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Christians in the Mirror,” a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, premieres Friday, September 28, 2018, at AMC West Shore 14 in Tampa at 6 p.m. Taking a hard look at how America and the West have been involved in the global persecution of Christians, this indie film interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Kick-Off Festival for DFW Free Day of Yoga – Dallas, Texas, September 1, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Non-Profit Mission: DFW Free Day of Yoga’s mission is expand and enhance the practice of yoga, building a greater sense of community in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. The 12th Annual DFW Free Day of Yoga begins with the Kick-Off Festival in Farmer’s Market featuring the LARGEST COMMUNITY CLASS IN DFW opening the festival at 9 a.m.

Heads Up, Broadway: Phenomenology Reimagines How to Make Dreams Come True for Artists

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today announced its mission to create game-changing opportunities for high-potential performing artists and technicians, many of whom call – or have called – Frederick, Md. their home.

Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation to Host Annual Fundraiser 2018

NEWBURY, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is proud to announce that its 2018 Backpack Bivouac fundraising event will take place at the Helmsley Pavilion at Camp Ho Mita Koda on Saturday, September 29, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. This year’s theme, “A Night to Light the Future,” will raise critical dollars to help Camp Ho Mita Koda host children with diabetes as campers well into the future.

South Bronx Gallery Exhibits Solo Show of Mexico City Artist Jorge Tellaeche

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, in partnership with The Consulate General of Mexico in New York, are proud to present “Forgotten” by Mexico City-based artist Jorge Tellaeche, on view September 13 – November 21, 2018.

United Disabilities Services Wins National Award for Work Related to Improving Outcomes for Individuals with Depression and Anxiety

LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Disabilities Services (UDS) Care Management Program, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has received first place in the Stories from the Field contest. This award recognizes organizations serving people with disabilities who have successfully grown their community-based business.

Parkland School Survivor and Guardian Angels Medical Service Dog Recipient to return to first day of school with Service Dog Escort

PARKLAND, Fla., Aug. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. In June of this year, we paired Parkland School Shooting survivor, Haylee Shepherd with a Medical Service Dog, to cope with the PTSD developed after last year’s shooting.

David Copperfield Performing Special Benefit Show for Kids of Courage

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids of Courage, a medically-supervised travel program for seriously sick children and young adults, is currently in Las Vegas for their annual summer adventure. The unique non-profit program provides adaptive activities and events for individuals with life-threatening illnesses and serious disabilities. The current group consists of 120 medically-fragile campers from all over North America, accompanied by volunteer physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and caretaker counselors.

Thompson Mackey and EPIC Insurance Host Young Risk Professional Event in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga., July 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property & casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Atlanta-based Risk Management Consultant Thompson Mackey will be hosting an event with the non-profit he leads locally, Young Risk Professionals, at the rooftop of The Ivy in Buckhead on July 25, 2018 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Two Arrested at Civil Disobedience Protest on Rainbow Ridge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forests Forever, a non-profit forest protection advocacy group, today announced that five employees of Lear Asset Management, a security contractor for Humboldt Redwood Co. (HRC), swept down on protesters camped near a logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole River watershed at about 5 a.m. yesterday (July 22).

First Annual Regional Missing Children Awareness Day – Saturday, August 4, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, August 4, 2018, all around the Washington D.C. metropolitan region, local law enforcement will gather along with Not a Runaway, NCMEC, families of other missing children and related vendors and sponsors in a collaborative effort to host the first region-wide Jholie Moussa REMEMBER… Missing Children’s Awareness Event.

Qbix Accounting Solutions Celebrates 10th Anniversary

MACON, Ga., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For ten years, Qbix Accounting Solutions has provided outsourced accounting and bookkeeping for organizations wanting expert accounting management, oversight, and execution. Qbix was formed in 2008 in Macon, Ga., just south of Atlanta by Rocky Davidson, CPA.