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Page 2 of NonProfit and Charities News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Exploring Black and Afro-Latinx female identity with RESPECT: gallery exhibition, workshops, and discussions

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is delighted to announce the opening of “RESPECT,” an exhibition celebrating Black and Afro-Latinx womanhood. The art gallery exhibition and related public programs comprise the Fall season of “CelebrARTE,” Casita Maria’s arts and culture event series celebrating the South Bronx community and the art it has inspired.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Community Forum in Lake Charles to Address Household Debt

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In June, Louisiana Appleseed released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed has spread this information in Lafayette and Shreveport and is now taking these findings to Lake Charles.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Household Debt Community Forum in Shreveport

NEW ORLEANS, La., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt,” which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.

Lost Heritage Rye Grain Becomes New PA Whiskey – 2019 Phila. Whiskey Event Promotes Collaboration Between Farmer and Distiller

LITITZ, Pa., Aug. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time in decades, the long-lost heritage grain, Rosen rye, will be distilled into rye whiskey in Pennsylvania! “The last man to distill Rosen rye into whiskey at Michter’s Distillery in Schaefferstown, Pa. will be the first to distill it here again,” said Laura Fields, founder of the American Whiskey Convention and CEO of the non-profit, The Delaware Valley Fields Foundation.

Byte Back Partners to Offer a Free Pathway to College Credits

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Byte Back and Saylor Academy announced a new partnership today to expand free college opportunities for adults preparing for living-wage careers. Byte Back students, most of whom are unemployed when they start, will be able to save thousands of dollars on degrees by using Saylor Academy’s free online college-credit courses.

C Diff Foundation with Leading Gastroenterologists Paul Feuerstadt, MD and Caterina Oneto, MD Announce Clinic Dedicated For C.difficile

HAMDEN, Conn., Aug. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization announced today that the Foundation will offer the first ever clinic sponsored by the C Diff Foundation and dedicated to patients diagnosed and recovering from a C. difficile infection (CDI).

The Everest Foundation Supports Puerto Rico’s Teaching Hospitals Post-Hurricane Maria

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been nearly two years since the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm that devastated Puerto Rico, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A vital part of the region’s infrastructure, medical facilities, were among the hardest hit. The Everest Foundation was one of the only non-profit, private foundations focused on helping Puerto Rico’s main University Teaching Hospital get back on its feet.

‘Sopranos’ star Jamie-Lynn Sigler to lead a powerful cast at MANHATTANonPATRICK on September 27

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, announced it has secured “Sopranos” star Jamie-Lynn Sigler to lead a powerful cast in the staged reading of a new play for MANHATTANonPATRICK at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in suburban Washington D.C. on September 27.

2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is excited to announce that on Friday, July 26, 2019 our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year by more than 900,000 nationwide voters and the American Humane Societies’ panel of judges.

Registration Open For The Second Annual Detroit Truck Pull – Fundraiser to support Move For Hunger is once again presented by Kroger

DETROIT, Mich., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the second annual Detroit Truck Pull, presented by Kroger. 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 held at Founders Brewing Company on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from Noon – 4 p.m.

Fun for Everyone at The Main Line Bike Race in Ardmore on August 11 2019

ARDMORE, Pa., July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, August 11, thousands of spectators will come to Ardmore to cheer on amateur and professional cyclists at the third annual Main Line Bike Race from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. announced Narberth Ambulance. Cycling fanatics from across the region will descend upon downtown Ardmore to watch as some of the sport’s top athletes race through town.

Electronic Nicotine Organization Leads Fight Against Youth Nicotine Usage and Obtains IRS Nonprofit Designation

DALLAS, Texas, July 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Electronic Nicotine Organization (ENO) – EnoughNic.org – is leading the social media fight against youth nicotine addiction and e-cigarette usage. It was recently granted Non-Profit status under Section 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service, making donations to it tax deductible.

CARR Expands Board with New Members – Brings Aboard Added Legal and Real Estate Expertise

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announced today that it has welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors: Teri Christensen and Daniel Shillito, Esq.

Lang Capital Group Presents an Exquisite Dinner Cruise on The Odyssey Lake Michigan with IMAG

CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lang Capital Group announces the International Multicultural Awards Gala (I.M.A.G) on August 9, 2019. The Gala will raise funds for IMAG of Greater Chicago’s programs to build and repair hope, families, and resources in the greater Chicago communities.

Louisiana Appleseed to Host Event in Lafayette to Help Reduce Debt in Louisiana’s Low-Income Communities

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last month, Louisiana Appleseed released its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color in its report “A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt.”

Kapor Center Awards $1 Million to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge

OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.

C.diff. International Conference and Health EXPO Will Deliver Up-to-date Clostridioides difficile Data + More Nov. 6-7 In St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome 30+ international leading topic experts from hospitals, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies to deliver and discuss critical information on global healthcare-associated issues.

The Whole Child Triples Home Visiting Program for Children and Their Parents – Prenatal to Five Years

WHITTIER, Calif., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Whole Child is thrilled to announce the agency has been awarded the Parents as Teachers Home Visiting Program contract through the Department of Public Health that will triple their existing program. This contract will allow The Whole Child to increase client capacity by 300% as well as expand our geographic reach deeper into Los Angeles County Service Planning Area (SPA) 7 Southeast Los Angeles County and newly enter Service Planning Area (SPA) 3 San Gabriel Valley.

Founder of Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation to Run 206-Mile Ultra-Marathon on Mount St. Helens Volcano

BURKE, Va., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation announced that its founder and director, “Tattoo Tom” Mitchell is on a mission to raise $500,000 to support children with cancer and their families. From August 9 through 13, he will return to Mount St. Helens to make his fourth attempt at what’s been called “the most challenging endurance race in North America” – the Bigfoot 200.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from The William H. Donner Foundation

WILLISTON, Fla., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on June 4, 2019, the William H. Donner Foundation announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization. We are humbled to report that this is the fourth year receiving a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation.

Significant Goal Achieved: 16,000 Acres of CA Farmland Protected

ELK GROVE, Calif., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Farmland Trust (CFT), a Sacramento County based non-profit, has recently reached permanent protection of over 16,000 acres of California farmland – and CFT is celebrating! Why is this noteworthy?

Local Club to host a family-friendly fundraising event for local drug addiction awareness organization

FREDERICK, Md., June 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Free Riders IMC to host the First Annual Fundraiser event benefiting Maryland Heroin Awareness Advocates, both nonprofit organizations. June 22, 2019 from 12-8 p.m. at “The Farm” Amvets Post #2 Event Address: 9602 Baltimore Road Frederick Maryland 21704.

American Gem Society (AGS) Accepting RFPs for Breakout Speakers at Conclave 2020

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS) is now accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to present at the annual Conclave in Denver, Colorado, April 27-29, 2020. The AGS is a professional organization awarding credentials for its members, who are held to the highest ethical and professional standards.

Move For Hunger Receives $50,000 ‘A Community Thrives’ Grant from USA TODAY NETWORK and The Gannett Foundation

RED BANK, N.J., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger was announced today as a grant recipient of A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and crowd-funding program from the USA TODAY NETWORK and a part of the Gannett Foundation. Move For Hunger will receive a $50,000 “A Community Thrives” grant to expand its Multi-Family Apartment Food Rescue Program.

ACI employment data shows at least 23,000 Illinois college alumni working for top companies

CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At least 23,000 alumni of Illinois independent colleges and universities are working for 145 top employers throughout the state, according to findings from a three-month research project conducted by Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves 27 independent higher education institutions.

Chester Charter Scholars Academy, FKA The Chester Charter School for the Arts, will graduate its first-ever senior class

CHESTER, Pa., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chester Charter Scholars Academy (CCSA) to Graduate 100% of First-Ever Senior Class, June 10, 2019, 1 p.m., Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College (by invitation only).

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, Chicago – There’s Strength in Our Strides

CHICAGO, Ill., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join Chicago’s lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, June 8, 2019 to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus at 633 Clark Street on the Northwestern University Campus in Evanston, Illinois. Walk with Us to Cure Lupus is the LRA’s signature national program that unites communities across the country to achieve one goal – to raise the much-needed funds to improve care and find the cure.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus, Boston – There’s Strength in Our Strides!

BOSTON, Mass., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join the Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen! The lupus community will gather for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Boston “Walk with Us to Cure Lupus” 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 in DCR’s Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass.

World Renowned C Diff Foundation Announces First Ever Appointment of Paul Feuerstadt, M.D. as Director of Medical Education

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has appointed nationally renowned Gastroenterologist, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt as its first Director of Medical Education.

Documentary Debut Recounts Stories of Religious Persecution, Courage and Hope

WASHINGTON D.C., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Christians in the Mirror: Stories of Courage and Faith in the Face of Persecution From Syria, Iraq, India, Sudan and Egypt” will premiere Monday, June 10 at the Miracle Theatre in Washington D.C. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Joshuacord, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is honored to share with the community this one-of-a-kind film that reveals the intense suffering of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

Jim Rooney from Pittsburgh Steelers and Jon Kolb, 4x Super Bowl Champion to Keynote Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Passing of the Leash Community Awareness Event

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs cordially invites the public to attend our 2019 Pittsburgh Passing of the Leash Ceremony. This heart-warming event showcases the incredible difference Service Dogs have made in the lives of their recipients in Pennsylvania communities. Meet some of these life-saving dogs and teams, and enjoy lunch with us.

End of Life Choices California, Non-Profit Organization Launches

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — End of Life Choices California announced today the official launch of its newly established non-profit organization dedicated to providing factual information and personal support regarding California’s End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public.

Celebrating Culture in Annual South Bronx Festival

BRONX, N.Y., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr., are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2019: retroACTIVO. The festival will last from May 24 to June 29, and will include multiple family-friendly events throughout the South Bronx, presented in partnership with community-based organizations, art institutions, health providers, and city agencies.

Temecula United Adds Former Chivas USA Coach and U.S. Men’s National Team Scout Carlos Juarez to Staff

TEMECULA, Calif., May 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Temecula United Soccer Club announces the hiring of Carlos Juarez to oversee the Club’s Coaching Education Program. He will also coach the Boys 2003 and Boys 2007 teams at the Club. In what is seen as a major hiring coup by Temecula United, Carlos brings more than 30 years of top-level experience to the Club having worked at all levels of the game including the U.S. Men’s National Team and Major League Soccer.

Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Focuses on Drug-Free Strategies for Pain

WARREN, Mich., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 12:30 p.m., the Fibromyalgia Association will host its 18th annual Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day at the Webber Cancer Center in Warren, Michigan. Governor Whitmer is issuing a proclamation recognizing Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in the state of Michigan, and State Representative Lori Stone will present a Tribute.

4th Annual Joy in The Cause 5k and Fun Run in Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joy in The Cause! Announces the 2019 Joy in The Cause 5k and Fun Run, June 1 at River West Festival Park in Tulsa. This event falls on National Trails day and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate than by running the River Park Trails.

100in1 Day: Gloversville set to be the first in the United States

GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2019 is a pivotal year in the revitalization of Downtown Gloversville. To that end, the Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist office, Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, and residents of Gloversville are embarking on a single day of community action called 100in1 Day: Gloversville to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Gloversville will be the first city in the United States to host a 100in1 Day event.

Hand Up Network Launches in East Texas to Serve Those in Need of a New Season in Life

TYLER, Texas, April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hand Up Network, an East Texas based 501(c)(3) non-profit, today unveiled a catalog of Programs, Services, and Response Teams to bring long-term focus to people in need within our own communities.

The Junior Women’s Association Is Hosting Their 5th Annual Derby Dash 5K

TULSA, Okla., April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join us Friday, May 10 at River West Festival Park as the Junior Women’s Association of the Tulsa Boys’ Home will be hosting their first ever 5k night race with food, music and fun after! The 5k walk/run is sure to be entertaining for the whole family, including your fury loved ones.

Temecula United Adds Aaron Kiely to Staff

TEMECULA, Calif., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Temecula United Soccer Club announces the hiring of former Fulham FC Academy player and former Arsenal FC South coach, Aaron Kiely, as their new Technical Director and Head Coach.