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



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.

Tri at the Trump Fundraiser Will Continue in 2018 to Benefit Children with Cancer

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amid controversy over an event name and outspoken public opinion, a Charlotte N.C. based charitable organization, Tri at the Trump was forced to cancel their annual charity race for 2017 due primarily to threats of physical harm.

Nonprofit Executive Series Fall and Winter 2017 Schedule Announced by Xanegy

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Nonprofit Executive Series webcasts, hosted by Xanegy, will kick off on Tuesday, September 26, with “Trends in Human Capital Management.” The Nonprofit Executive Series is a monthly webcast for nonprofit leaders.

Innovative Plumbing LLC Needs Your Support Serving the Homeless in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most people know when they are going to get their next meal or where they are going to lay their head to sleep. That is not the case for over 9,000 homeless men, women and children in the community, says Innovative Plumbing Pros LLC who is partnering with the Las Vegas Rescue Mission and sponsoring the 6th Annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes event.

ServeNow Helps with Flood Relief in Asia with Medical Volunteer Teams and Blanket Distribution

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the same time as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in Texas, with Hurricane Irma following in Florida, unprecedented flooding was occurring in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, the nonprofit ServeNow announced today. This has largely been overshadowed by these other events and has received little press coverage.

CARR Awarded AARP Community Challenge 2017 Grant

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce it has received an AARP Community Challenge Grant. AARP announced its grant recipients on its website on 7 September, 2017. CARR is one of only 4 AARP’s Community Challenge Grant recipients in California.

On California Safe Schools Coalition 19th Anniversary, CSS Recognizes L.A. Unified School District’s Adoption of Groundbreaking Pesticide Policy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools Coalition (CSS) commends the pioneering achievement of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the second largest school district in the nation, spanning 740 square miles, 28 cities and more than 1,000 sites, for early adoption of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy in 1999. CSS was formed in 1998, after its founder’s child was accidentally sprayed by pesticides by a Los Angeles Unified gardener on his way into an LAUSD elementary school, a pivotal event for LAUSD’s IPM Policy formation.

2017 Religious Freedom Run and Walk in advance of Christian Documentary Release

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — President John F. Kennedy quoted the Irish statesman Edmund Burke when he said, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Joshuacord, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is taking those words to heart by combatting a widespread and devastating form of evil – the ruthless persecution of faithful Christians – by holding the fifth annual Joshua 1:9 Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2017, to bring awareness to the plight of persecuted Christians and raise money to support the persecuted church.

Move For Hunger receives 2017 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant, Fifth Year in a Row

ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a 501(c)(3) that mobilizes the relocation industry to reduce food waste and fight hunger, today announced that it has again been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Geek Club Books for Autism is selected to Receive 2017 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, a 501(c)(3) focused on autism education and empowerment, today announced that it has been selected to receive the J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2017/18. The Grants, launched in 2000 by Neotrope helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Critical Healthcare-acquired Infections Expo comes to Las Vegas to Address C.difficile Concerns and Patient Risks

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation welcomes Dale Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, and Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois and Research Physician at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital as Conference Chair of the upcoming 5th Annual International “C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO,” taking place on November 9 and 10, 2017 at the University of Nevada – Las Vegas, Thomas and Mack Center, 2nd Floor Pavilion.

Fallen Officer’s Memory Kept Alive Through Mark Dunakin Memorial Award for Extraordinary Achievement

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sergeant Orrlando Mayes with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is the 2017 recipient of the Mark Dunakin Memorial Award for Extraordinary Achievement, the Union Institute & University announced today. The graduation was held Sunday, August 13 where the award was presented.

NC’s Gorges State Park a Prime Viewing Location for Total Solar Eclipse

SAPPHIRE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Friends of Gorges State Park is sponsoring “The Eclipse at Gorges,” a 3-day celebration leading up the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. This free, family-friendly event, hosted by Gorges State Park, promises to be an unforgettable experience for park visitors. Attracting adventure seekers and astronomy enthusiasts from all over the country, The Eclipse at Gorges will feature live music, food trucks and educational talks/hikes with Park rangers.

Edmond Hooker, MD, Darrel Hicks, and Bruce Rippe Discuss Medical Mattress Contamination Issues on C.diff Spores and More, Aug. 1

TAMPA, Fla., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s, “C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network,” is honored to announce Dr. Edmond Hooker, MD – Associate Professor of Health Services Administration at Xavier University, Darrel Hicks, a well-known hospital environment specialist and educator, and Bruce Rippe, CEO of Trinity Guardion, manufacturer of the Trinity Guardion Patient Protective Barrier, as our guest speakers on August 1, 2017.

Jeffrey Unalp, CPA Earns Designation for Completing AICPA Not-For-Profit Certificate Program

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., July 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unalp CPA Group, Inc. announced today that founder Jeffrey Unalp, CPA, has earned the AICPA badge for completing the Not-For-Profit (NFP) Certificate Program. Unalp CPA outsourced accounting services provide nonprofit clients with compliance, timely reporting and execution of accounting duties.

Clifford McDonald, MD and Alison Laufer-Halpin, Ph.D., of the CDC Discuss the Human Microbiome on C. diff. Spores and More

ATLANTA, Ga., July 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s “C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network” is honored to announce Doctors McDonald and Laufer-Halpin as our guest speakers on July 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET on C Diff Radio.

The Everest Foundation Helps to Fund Medical Residency Positions and Fund Research at Teaching Hospitals

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been an enormously successful year for almost two dozen Everest Foundation Scholars who are actively working on research projects for submission and hopeful publication in esteemed medical journals as well as starting their medical residency training in coveted ACGME Accredited residency programs across the U.S.

Nationally Renowned Research Doctor Will Discuss His New Hopes, Methods, and Successes with Treating Rare Children’s Cancers on Nov. 5, 2017

LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jareds Juggernaut To Cure Sarcoma, a non-profit which funds researchers of body sparing cancer treatments targeted for rare children’s cancers, today announced an event which features Dr. Charles Keller as the keynote speaker, which will take place on November 5, 2017 in the Sun and Sail Club in Lake Forest, Calif.

C Diff Foundation Announces Scholarship Program to Support Health Care Students

TAMPA, Fla., July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is pleased to announce the Michael and Helen Caralla, Sr. Educational Scholarship program. The scholarship program is to help health care students succeed and reach their educational goals.

In Florida, 87 Animals Rescued in a Massive Animal Hoarding Case

FREEPORT, Fla., June 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the past week, Alaqua Animal Refuge, a no-kill animal shelter and sanctuary located in Northwest Florida, has been leading a case in Vernon, Florida where a large number of animals were left to the care of Alaqua after their owner passed away.

Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, announce Michael O. (of NBC’s ‘The Sing Off’) Benefit Concert Event

WESTBROOK, Maine, June 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, is proud to announce a Michael O. (Michael Odokara-Okigbo) benefit concert event “ON MY OWN” to take place July 13, 2017 at the beautiful Westbrook Performing Arts Center in Westbrook, Maine.

U.S. Non-profits Can Now Get a Complimentary Vanity Number from RingBoost

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., June 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading vanity number provider RingBoost is expanding its donation program to provide custom phone numbers to nonprofits and charitable organizations. Following a successful run that has seen the company find memorable numbers for a variety of worthy causes, such as Gracepointe Church in Florida and Habitat for Humanity in Pittsburgh, RingBoost wanted to bring the benefits to a wider audience.