NonProfit and Charities News - Page 2

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



7th Annual ‘A Good Ol’ Fashioned Hoedown’ Presented by The Right Step, Inc.

LITTLETON, Colo., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Right Step, Inc., a Colorado non-profit, is thrilled to announce the 7th Annual “Good Ol’ Fashioned Hoedown.” Since 2008, The Right Step has served over 300 clients and families with physical, emotional, behavioral abilities and disabilities ranging from autism to traumatic brain injury. The Right Step has over 1,500 volunteers since 2013 and currently operates with over 200 volunteers. Last year’s Hoedown attracted over 200 people and earned over $13,000.

Lion’s Heart Appoints New Executive Director

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion’s Heart announced today that its Board of Directors has named Becca Tankersley as the organization’s next Executive Director effective June 11, 2018. She will work in partnership with the Lion’s Heart Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and community partners to lead the organization forward in creating innovative paths for teens to connect with local volunteer opportunities.

Move For Hunger to Hold Food Drives at 9 Kroger Stores in Michigan on April 28

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that it will be holding “Fill-A-Truck” Food Drives at nine Kroger stores in Michigan on April 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Employees from one of four Michigan moving companies – All Around Moving (Romulus), Palmer Moving Services (Warren), Stevens Van Lines (Saginaw), and University Moving & Storage (Farmington Hills) – will be on-site at each location to encourage Kroger shoppers to donate enough non-perishable food to fill an entire moving truck.

Ballin’ 4 Peace Celebrity Charity Basketball Tournament Founded by Former Pro Ball Player H2O, Returns to Queens, NY April 21

QUEENS, N.Y., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — H2O Basketball announces the BALLIN’ 4 PEACE CELEBRITY CHARITY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Founded by Queens native and Former Division 1, International Pro Basketball Player, Haron “H2O” Hargrave; returns to ELMCOR YOUTH & ADULT ACTIVITIES CENTER in Corona, Queens, N.Y., this Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Dallas Moving Company Honored for Fighting Childhood Hunger by National Non-Profit Move For Hunger

DALLAS, Texas, April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger today announced that Imlach & Collins Brothers, an Atlas Van Lines agent, has been named its “Mover of the Year.” In 2017, Imlach & Collins Brothers delivered more than 100,000 lbs. of food to the North Texas Food Bank – which is enough to provide 85,500 meals. The award was presented at the American Moving & Storage Association’s 2018 Education Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘PIRATES’ dock in Long Beach May 11-20

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Children’s Theatre of Long Beach (CTLB), Art in Relation (AIR) and the Scottish Rite Event Center present a historic, hilarious family friendly farce featuring silly pirates, bumbling policemen, and nervous naive young lovers – Gilbert & Sullivan’s rollicking musical masterpiece, “The Pirates of Penzance,” comes alive at the beautiful Ernest Borgnine Theatre at the Scottish Rite Event Center of Long Beach May 11 – May 20, 2018.

Neotrope and Send2Press Announce 18th Annual NonProfit PR Grants to Help Worthy Causes Raise Awareness

TORRANCE, Calif., April 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a brand marketing, PR, and entertainment media company, today announced the launch of its 2018 annual Non-Profit PR Grants program for 501(c)(3) charities. Launched in 2000, the PR Grant(TM) helps to raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential “halo” sponsors and corporate donors.

Northern Guilford High School Student receives a full ride to Northeastern University as a Torch Scholar

MARIETTA, Ga., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that one of its College Planning Cohort students, Otis Burns, who attends Northern Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, has received news that he has been selected as a Northeastern University Torch Scholar. The Torch Scholarship covers tuition, room, board, books, and fees to Northeastern University, valued at $260,000 over 4 years.

Jallo Oil Distributors’ President is Major Benefactor for Soon to Be Released Documentary on Christian Persecution

TAMPA, Fla., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Patrick Carberry, founder Joshuacord Inc., has teamed up with In Altum Productions, film director Jordan Allott, and Paul Jallo, president, Jallo Oil Distributors’ to produce a much-needed documentary that addresses the plight of Christian persecution in the Middle East and Africa. Joshuacord is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization developed to help people persecuted for their Christian faith.

Lake City High School Student receives a full ride to Northeastern University as a Torch Scholar

MARIETTA, Ga., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that one of its College Planning Cohort students, Damian Lee, who attends Lake City High School in Lake City, South Carolina, has received news that he has been selected as a Northeastern University Torch Scholar. The Torch Scholarship covers tuition, room, board, books, and fees to Northeastern University, valued at $260,000 over 4 years.

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education produces the 1st Annual Young Artist Showcase ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

BRONX, N.Y., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present ‘There’s No Place Like Home,’ the 1st annual Young Artist Showcase celebrating the greatness and self-expression found within all Casita Maria program participants. This multi-disciplinary exhibition will include over 200 artworks created during the 2017-2018 after school-year.

C Diff Foundation Presents Award to CutisPharma in Recognition of Contribution to C. diff. Community

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announced today that it presented CutisPharma, Inc., its “Making a Difference” award as a special recognition of the significant contribution that CutisPharma has made to the C.diff. Community: helping the advancement of C.diff. awareness as well as expanding treatment options for C.diff. patients.

Lion’s Heart Receives $10,000 from Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP in Support of Teen Volunteers and Leaders

IRVINE, Calif., March 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion’s Heart is thrilled to announce it has received a $10,000 corporate partner sponsorship from the esteemed Orange County law firm, Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP. These funds will support the cultivation of age-appropriate service projects for over 10,000 empowered teen Members across the country as well as support general law and business counsel for the organization.

Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc, U.S. Army, Retired to be keynote speaker at the 2018 Bark-A-Que

NAPLES, Fla., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels is proud to announce that Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc, United States Army, retired will be the keynote speaker at our Bark-A-Que fundraising event, being held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at N. Collier Regional Park in Naples, Florida.

SUDC Foundation Celebrates Launch of UK Affiliate, SUDC UK

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its affiliate in the United Kingdom, SUDC UK. The SUDC Foundation, which is based in the United States, serves over 800 families in 18 countries who have experienced the unique challenges and unanswered questions that follow a sudden, unexpected and unexplained loss of a child.

Matic Challenges U.S. Mortgage Lenders, Insurers to Help Families Achieve Affordable Housing

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matic, a digital insurance agency whose technology enables borrowers to purchase homeowner’s insurance during the mortgage transaction, is calling on mortgage lenders, realtors and insurance providers nationwide to support Housed & Hopeful, a public/private partnership with non-profit Mortgage Professionals Providing Hope (MPPH) that aims to house America’s homeless families.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Proudly announces the 2018 Bark-A-Que Sponsored by PNC Bank

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels is proud to announce we will be hosting our Annual Bark-A-Que(R) featuring The Ben Allen Band LIVE in concert! The event will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10-2. This fun afternoon event will be held at N. Collier Regional Park and includes an incredible BBQ lunch, provided by Mission BBQ, amazing silent auction, raffles and a chance to meet & greet with some of our Service Dog teams, to learn what they do, and how they help.

Celebrating Los Angeles Unified School Districts Outstanding Plant Managers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools celebrated the outstanding efforts of more than 800 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Plant Managers and their supervisors at four luncheons honoring elementary, middle school, and high school Plant Managers for their exceptional efforts in implementing the most stringent school pesticide policy in the nation for the past 20 years.

Pavaso Leads Charity Effort Benefitting Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas at NEXT Mortgage Conference

EDMOND, Okla., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Mortgage Events LLC, a creator of events for women mortgage executives, has announced that Pavaso, a mortgage industry leader in eClosing and consumer management technology solutions, led a charity effort that raised over $2,200 for Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas, at NEXT, the mortgage industry’s only technology-centric conference for women executives.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Wins 2018 Academy of United States Veterans ‘VETTY’ Award

WILLISTON, Fla., Feb. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. On January 20, 2018 its Founder and CEO, Carol Borden and National Canine Program Director, Nate Burney were at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. to accept the 2018 VETTY Award for outstanding efforts in Veterans Mental Health.

Universal FanCon is First Large-Scale Event to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion of Fans and Fandoms April 27-29, 2018

BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inaugural Universal FanCon is the first large-scale, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, fandom and true needs of those who love pop culture. This year’s event will help benefit relevant causes, including Geek Club Books Charity for Autism. Coming to Baltimore, Maryland, April 27-29, 2018.

Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest Launches on 41st Anniversary of National Handwriting Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cursive writing continues to enjoy increasing appreciation in the United States and around the world, and the annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests for 2018 are launching on the 41st anniversary of National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Presented by the Campaign for Cursive(R), a committee of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, the date is associated with the birth of John Hancock.

The C Diff Foundation Raises Clostridium difficile Infection (C.difficile) Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridium difficile infection (C.difficile) clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.

In This Season of Thanksgiving Dunlap Gift of $350,000 Benefits Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

WILLISTON, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla., and the Community Foundation for Ocala Marion County are proud to announce, and extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Al and Judith Dunlap for their incredibly generous gift of $350,000 to support the work of training medical service dogs for Veterans and First Responders.

Champions for Humanity Distributes Ionic Silver to Help Save Millions from Infectious Disease

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jay Newman, founder and executive director of Champions for Humanity, founded this tax exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization to bring a leading-edge embodiment of ionic silver – Opti-Silver – to millions of people who need safe drinking water and are suffering needlessly from infectious disease. He simply wants to do some good in the world.

C Diff Foundation Introduces Book, ‘Nutrition – Managing Meals through a C. difficile Infection’

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announces the release of a nutritional guide, “Nutrition; Managing Meals through a C. difficile Infection” (ISBN: 978-1973304241) authored by Nancy C. Caralla, C Diff Foundation’s Foundress, Executive Director and three time C. difficile Infection Survivor and co-author Karen F. Factor, MBA, RDN,CSR, LDN, C Diff Foundation Registered Dietitian during November 2017 Clostridium difficile (C. difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month.

Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan Honors Community Activists at 2nd Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will once again honor the heroics of local community activists at the 2nd Annual 2017 DangerMan Hero Awards Show, to be held the evening of Saturday, December 9 at the California African American Museum (CAAM), The highly anticipated event will begin at 6 p.m. with a red carpet and VIP reception, produced by actor, mentor and philanthropist Roger I. Tinsley.

U.S. Governors Are Applauded for Proclaiming November Clostridium difficile (C.difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month

BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many U.S. Governors have signed a state proclamation proclaiming November 2017 as Clostridium difficile (C.difficile, C.diff.) Infection Awareness Month, the non-profit C Diff Foundation announced today.

City of La Mesa offers Official Proclamation in Support of Ferret Legalization for California

LA MESA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mayor Mark Arapostathis and all members of the La Mesa City Council issued a proclamation on November 9 urging the California State Legislature to pass ferret legalization legislation, non-profit Legalize Ferrets announced today.

Stars of Indie Film ‘A Boy Called Po’ Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books for Autism today announced that actors Christopher Gorham and Julian Feder, lead characters in the award-winning indie film, “A Boy Called Po” joined the #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. People on the autism spectrum are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying.

National Association for Search and Rescue Names MAGLITE Official Flashlight for Search and Rescue

ONTARIO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) has named MAGLITE(R) the official flashlight brand of search and rescue. Engineered and built in the U.S., and supported by expert service at the factory, MAGLITE(R), was selected due to its reputation for outstanding performance and durability among other features essential to a flashlight for search and rescue purposes.

Coalition for Responsible Community Development Expands Executive Leadership Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD), a South LA based non-profit serving the community through youth, workforce and economic development initiatives, is proud to announce the addition of two members to their executive leadership team, Chief Operating Officer Angela LoBue and Chief Real Estate and Economic Development Officer Alejandro Martinez. The increase in senior staff will allow CRCD to develop new programs and initiatives while expanding their footprint.

DangerMan The Urban Superhero Releases Super Suit Costume For Halloween

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Halloween night just got safer! America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will roam the streets trick-or-treating with the likes of Superman, Batman and Spider-Man as the new DangerMan Super Suit is now available for kids! Actor and mentor Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, has released the new costume just in time for the holidays.

The Everest Foundation Hires Former Vice-Chairman and Program Director of UC Davis School of Medicine

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation is thrilled to announce that Raj Ramsamooj, M.D. has joined its team as Director of Graduate Medical Education Operations. Dr. Ramsamooj is a genuine leader in graduate medical education (GME) and a practicing transplant pathologist.

Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children’s authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.

‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions

MACON, Ga., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, “Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing” is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.

Inaugural Global C. diff. Walk to raise awareness on importance of Clostridium difficile infection prevention and provide resources

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 1st Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walk will take place on Saturday, November 4 at Frances Park, New Port Richey, Florida. This event will include refreshments, hydration stations, and resourceful educational material and displays.

ECHO Connection – Cannabinoid-Based Education, Collaboration and Hope – Non-Profit Charitable Org Appoints New CEO Andrea Barnes

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ECHO Connection, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the world, hosting collaborative platforms, and providing hope for those in need of cannabinoid-based therapies, announced today that it has appointed Andrea Barnes as its new CEO and President. Barnes will be speaking about the charity’s work in guiding families seeking the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids by connecting them with resources that can help at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Boston.

C Diff Foundation Knocks on Governor’s Doors Nationwide to Proclaim the Month of November for Clostridium difficile Infection Awareness

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Sept. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation welcomes November 2017 as Clostridium difficile Awareness Month and it is an exciting time for patients, families, clinicians, and organizations. Governors in several states honor our efforts by signing proclamations declaring November to be Clostridium difficile Awareness Month in their states.

Club Golf Tour enables U.S. amateur golfers to compete at TPC clubs nationwide, Birdies for the Brave named exclusive charitable beneficiary

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Club Golf Tour LLC has announced the launch of the Club Golf Tour, one of the most exciting golf tour formats in the world. Open to an estimated 26 million amateur golfers in the U.S. regardless of their handicaps or genders, the Tour’s unique format will allow players nationwide to select their own time and location to play a round of golf – enabling players to compete against each other despite not being able to play at the same time/event or venue.