NonProfit and Charities News - Page 14

Page 14 of NonProfit and Charities News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



2011 Freedom Riders Come to Morehouse

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, Morehouse College and 16 other Atlanta area organizations are pleased to announce that the forty 2011 Student Freedom Riders will join us for Freedom Riders – Atlanta.

Marinello Schools of Beauty Donates $25,000 to the American Red Cross for Disaster Relief Efforts in Japan

WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading West Coast beauty school, is proud to present the American Red Cross with $25,000 to help rebuild Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. The funds are a result of a company wide Cut-A-Thon fundraiser, which took place March 29 – April 2.

It’s Time to Make a Difference: Golf Tournament Drives Funding for Dallas-Area Education

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Foundation today announced plans for the ninth-annual NCLB Golf Classic, benefiting St. Anthony School and Community Center. Dallas-area golfers are encouraged to join the tournament to help make a difference for this South Dallas charter school, which provides top-notch education for underprivileged students.

INNOVATE 2011 Solution Spotlight Will Feature Hosting, Cloud Computing, Web-based Applications for Nonprofit Organizations

PATTERSON, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JMT Consulting Group announced today a special Solution Spotlight track for nonprofit organizations attending JMT’s annual conference INNOVATE 2011. One of the Solution Spotlight sessions will be ‘Saving Money for Nonprofits Through Hosted Solutions.’

Bay Area Students Tackle 21st Century Challenges at The Ninth Annual World Affairs Challenge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, April 16th, 2011, nearly 700 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Bay Area will convene at San Francisco State University to participate in The Ninth Annual World Affairs Challenge™, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with San Francisco State University’s College of Education.

The Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Autism Society as Charity of the Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected the Autism Society as Charity of the Month, recognizing the organization’s devotion to improving the lives of all individuals affected by autism spectrum disorders.

Starlight’s Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honored Philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton and Forever 21’s Do Won Chang

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Starlight Children’s Foundation’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen and Nintendo of America Inc., on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented long-time philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton with its 2011 ‘Heart of Gold Award’ and Do Won Chang, Founder/CEO of Forever 21, Inc., with its 2011 Jacki Carlish Humanitarian Award.

Families Uniting Families Launches Project Fatherhood with ‘Family Game Night’

LONG BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Families Uniting Families will be extending an invitation to those in the community to join in a ‘Family Game Night’ on March 24, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at their offices in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, located at 525 E. 7th Street, Long Beach.

At Long-Term Care Conference in Las Vegas, ‘3 in 4 Need More’ Campaign Will Make Its Second Road Show Appearance

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the ‘3 in 4 Need More’ campaign will make its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. The campaign seeks to inform Americans that health insurance isn’t enough. Millions of us need more: some form of long-term care insurance or planning to cover longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities not covered by regular insurance or Medicare.

Bob Moog Foundation Announces Spectrasonics Benefit

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation today announced that music software developer Spectrasonics has launched a unique, multi-faceted tribute to honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog. Spectrasonics has released the ‘Bob Moog Tribute Library’ created by renowned artists for Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere virtual instrument software, and also kicked off a contest designed around the library.

Chef Charlie Trotter Sponsors BCA Culinary Event at Upcoming Gala in New York City

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internationally recognized Chef Charlie Trotter will become the first Chef to officially sponsor the BCA, a culinary and hospitality organization that focuses on advancing diversity within the industry. Electrolux Professional will be the chair and title sponsor in celebrating diversity at the BCA’s 18th Annual Gala and Cultural Awareness Salute March 12th, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis.

The Bob Moog Foundation is Recipient of 2011 Non-Profit PR Grants Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope is honored to make The Bob Moog Foundation its fourth chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with The Bob Moog Foundation’s mission to educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of electronic music and intersection of music, science and innovation.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Girl Scouts of the USA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of Women’s History Month, the Gingrich Foundation has selected Girl Scouts of the USA as its Charity of the Month for March. Girl Scouts of the USA has become a premier leadership experience for young women since its founding in March 1912 when founder Juliette ‘Daisy’ Gordon Low saw the need to mentor and encourage girls.

JMT Consulting Group Presents Online Event for Head Start Organizations

PATTERSON, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JMT Consulting Group, a technology solution provider focusing exclusively on nonprofit organizations will offer a special, online program especially for Head Start Organizations focusing on how technology can assist with the complex reporting requirements Head Starts must adhere to titled ‘Easing the Reporting Process for Head Start Organizations.’

Long-Term Care Advocate Dr. Marion Will Endorse ‘3 in 4 Need More’ Campaign at Atlanta Conference

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 2, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 8 in Atlanta, the ‘3 in 4 Need More’ campaign will get a boost from Dr. Marion Somers, the long-term care planning advocate who is a frequent guest on programs such as Good Morning America, Today Show, and NBC Nightly News.

Twin Cities Students Tackle 21st Century Challenges at Minnesota’s Third Annual World Affairs Challenge

ST. PAUL, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, March 5, 2011, nearly 600 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota’s Third Annual World Affairs Challenge, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester College’s Institute for Global Citizenship.

Electrolux Professional Host BCA Black Tie Gala with Focus on Diversity and Careers in Food Service

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Electrolux Professional will be the chair and title sponsor in celebrating diversity at the BCA’s 18th Annual Gala and Cultural Awareness Salute March 12th,, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Supporting corporate sponsors include Hobart, Marriott, Restaurant Associates-Compass, Food Network, Sodexo, Beam Global, Tyson Foods and Irinox among other supporters.

World Savvy is Recipient of 2011 Non-Profit PR Grant Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California PR firm, Neotrope, is honored to make World Savvy its third chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with World Savvy’s mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, to prepare the next generation of leaders to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.

Children Awaiting Parents is Recipient of 2011 Non-Profit PR Grant Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) its second chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with CAP’s mission to find adoptive homes for America’s waiting children.

Starlight Children’s Foundation is Recipient of 2011 Non-Profit PR Grant Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Starlight Children’s Foundation its first chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with Starlight’s mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

2011 San Diego Century Ride Offers Exciting Expo and Sponsorship Opportunities

ENCINITAS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Event Media Inc., organizers for the fifth annual San Diego Century Bicycle Tour, announce the availability of expo and sponsorship packages for the event on May 21, 2011. Set to start and finish at MiraCosta College the event offers plenty of intriguing promotional opportunities for businesses.

Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the American Heart Association in Honor of American Heart Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In honor of American Heart Month this February, the Gingrich Foundation, founded by Callista and Newt Gingrich, has selected the American Heart Association as its Charity of the Month for its commitment to improving cardiovascular health for all Americans.

Emerge Scholarships Inc. Announces 2011 Advisory Board

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerge Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides academic scholarships to deserving women, welcomes the members of its 2011 Advisory Board. Emerge provides scholarships to women whose educations have been interrupted, who have overcome significant challenges and who give back to their communities.

Pediatric Device Nonprofit DesignWise Medical Appoints DealPen as Corporate Development Advisor

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has appointed DealPen, a professional corporate development advisory firm to guide DesignWise Medical on growth and capital formation strategies. With DealPen’s leadership, DesignWise has established its Charter Campaign, a one-time sponsorship opportunity for individuals and organizations.

Only Two Days Remain to Support Your National Parks in Bid for $1 Million Grant from Lowe’s

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two days remain to support America’s national parks with just one ‘click.’ Each click will cast a vote directly benefiting America’s national parks through a grant to the National Park Foundation in the ongoing $1 million Lowe’s Community Giving Campaign.

Eight Days Remain to Support Your National Parks in Online Voting Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Now through January 21, one ‘click’ will directly benefit America’s national parks by casting a vote for the National Park Foundation in the $1 million Lowe’s Community Giving Campaign. With only eight days remaining, the national parks need your help. The Foundation encourages supporters to vote daily. The National Park Foundation is one of four charities competing for the grant from the Lowe’s Charitable and Education Foundation.

Growing Pediatric Device Nonprofit DesignWise Medical Adds Three Board Members

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DesignWise Medical, a growing nonprofit pediatric medical device organization, announced today that it has added three new members to its board. With the addition of Tom McGoldrick, Ann Johnson and Jim Hartman, the DesignWise Medical Board of Directors has grown to six members, joining current board members, Jodi Raus, Alec Johnson and Brad Slaker.

Sandra Terrell of Huckstep & Associates LLC was appointed to MSCPA Not-for-Profit committee chair

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sandra Terrell CPA has been named to serve as chair of the Not-for-Profit Committee for the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants, or MSCPA, for the 2010-2012 term. Terrell is an accounting professional at Huckstep and Associates, LLC, a CPA and software technology consulting firm based in Springfield, Missouri. She has been a member of the MSCPA since 2001.

Nonprofit PR Grants Program for 2011 announced by Neotrope

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a brand identity, PR, and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $36,000 in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 28th anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2009, 2005 and 2000. Organizations may apply for this program starting today.

Gingrich Foundation Honors Catholic Charities USA as Charity of the Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This January, as part of its ongoing Charity of the Month program, the Gingrich Foundation honors Catholic Charities USA for its outstanding legacy of service to those in need.

Neotrope Celebrates 28th Anniversary by Offering PR Grants and Discounts Program for U.S. Charitable Organizations

TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope today announced it has, as part of the company’s 28th anniversary this year, expanded its discount program for U.S.-based non-profit organizations ‘doing good,’ and also pre-announced the 2011 Neotrope PR Grants program. California-based Neotrope will provide discounts of 28% off to those charitable organizations needing assistance with public relations and online marketing.

‘3 in 4’ Campaign Addresses Boomer Long-Term Care Insurance Mind Gap

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the 3in4 Association, when it comes to long-term care insurance (LTCi), there’s a big gap between what Baby Boomers (46 to 64 years old) believe and what they do. The association points to a recent survey by Mathew Greenwald & Associates showing that most Boomers highly value long-term care insurance, but that fewer than 10 in 100 have gotten around to buying it.

CalUniversity Holds Its First Graduation Ceremony Followed by National Entrepreneur’s Day Conference

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A perfect ending to a years’ worth of hard work, CalUniversity celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of students on November 19th, 2010. With the majority of students receiving their Doctorate degrees and others earning their Master’s and Bachelor degrees, the class of 2010 is now prepared to enter, or in some cases continue to thrive in, today’s work force.

Gingrich Foundation Presents Annual Gift to Luther College

DECORAH, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation has presented its annual gift to the Newt L. and Callista L. Gingrich Scholarship Fund at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Since 2005, the endowment has provided annual scholarships for instrumental music majors studying piano, organ, and wind instruments.

Gingrich Foundation Designates Alzheimer’s Association as Charity of the Month

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation has designated the Alzheimer’s Association as part of the Gingrich Foundation’s Charity of the Month program. Each month the Gingrich Foundation selects a charity, which is recommended to over 700,000 readers of the Newt Gingrich Human Events weekly newsletter.

Shelter Dog is Paws of Life for Missing Man

AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sometimes a hero is found at the local animal shelter. Moses, a three year old yellow lab/golden retriever, who is a certified search and rescue dog, found a missing Alzheimer’s patient earlier this month. ‘It takes a dog with the right stuff,’ said Robin Habeger, of Paws of Life Foundation, and Moses’ handler and trainer.

Jacqueline Ibrahim to Serve as New Chief Executive Officer of Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation has named Jacqueline Ibrahim its new chief executive officer. Ibrahim comes to Starlight with 22 years of experience in the financial sector in roles that included Division General Manager at Household International, SVP/Group Head at Wells Fargo and SVP at Neuberger Berman.

BTF Enterprises Achieves AMC Institute Accreditation

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BTF Enterprises, an association management company, announced that it has recently been awarded accreditation by AMC Institute, the global trade association representing the Association Management industry.

Turtle Survival Alliance Airlifts Endangered Turtles 8,000 Miles

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Turtle Survival Alliance announced that fifty Yellow-Headed Temple Turtles have arrived in Florida to begin a new life after being rescued from an illegal wildlife shipment in Hong Kong. Had the turtles been successfully smuggled into China, they would have been killed to satisfy the large demand for turtle meat and turtle parts used in Chinese medicine.

New Starlight Fun Centers Lift Spirits of Pediatric Patients at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital

LOMA LINDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, children undergoing treatment at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital smiled brighter. Through an ongoing partnership between Nestle and Starlight Children’s Foundation, and with the support of Stater Bros. Supermarkets, Stater Bros. Charities and California Pizza Kitchen frozen pizza, 8 new Starlight Fun Center mobile entertainment units were unveiled at the hospital for its pediatric patients.