NonProfit and Charities News - Page 2

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



Agricultural Innovations Deliver Economic and Environmental Wins

OLYMPIA, Wash., July 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new study commissioned by the Washington legislature, “Increasing the Economic Value and Sustainability of Washington’s Agriculture Sector Through Industrial Symbiosis,” identifies new opportunities for cost savings and additional revenue streams for farmers and food processors across the state of Washington, the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) announced today.

Leading Nonprofit, Millionaire Mastermind Academy, to Host Diversity in Finance Economic Empowerment Fireside Chat, July 17

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 17, 2023, the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization addressing the barriers to opportunity for underrepresented businesses, will host an economic empowerment “Diversity in Finance” Fireside Chat. The virtual event is part of an ongoing program and is sponsored by Blaylock Van, LLC, the nation’s longest-continuously operating Black-owned investment firm.

BioAustinCTX Adds Hilary Graham, PhD, to the Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, June 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioAustinCTX, Central Texas’ Life Science industry organization, announced today the appointment of Hilary Graham, PhD to its Board of Directors. Hilary has studied and worked in the Central Texas life science ecosystem since 2005. She is a storyteller and commercial strategist with a growth mindset specializing in the molecular diagnostics and life sciences markets. Connecting people is her passion.

The Pap Corps Makes Historic $8.4 Million Donation for Cancer Research – Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to Benefit from Nonprofit’s Largest Gift

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research (thepapcorps.org) recently presented a historic donation to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of $8.4 million. This gift came in two parts, $3.4 million through the volunteers’ fundraising efforts and $5 million from an anonymous donor. This is the largest single gift in the nonprofit’s 70-year history.

Abigail Erickson-Torres Announces Departure as Chief Executive Officer of Bryan’s House

DALLAS, Texas, June 5, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Abigail Erickson-Torres is moving on from her role as Chief Executive Officer of Bryan’s House, the nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting at-risk children with special needs in North Texas. After eight remarkable years leading the organization, Erickson-Torres’ tenure will conclude on June 2, 2023. Bryan’s House executives anticipate a smooth transition with little to no impact on the families they serve.

NGPA Launches 25th Scholarship Cycle with Offerings Over $500k

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., June 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the NGPA proudly announces the opening of their most generous scholarship offering in the organization’s history. This year NGPA celebrates a momentous milestone: 25 years of scholarships. NGPA is offering over $500,000 in scholarship dollars to their membership this year!

Concordia to host the 2023 United States Summit on November 7 in North Carolina’s Research Triangle

CARY, N.C., May 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concordia, the leading global convener on private and public sector cooperation, is hosting its 2023 United States Summit on November 7 in Cary, North Carolina, in the state’s Research Triangle. This one-day event is the second iteration of Concordia’s domestic-focused summit, building on the 2022 United States Summit, which took place in Lexington, KY.

Sedona Lago Gardens, a new Community Empowering Neurodiversity, launches an innovative Free Summer Webinar Series Exploring ‘Relationships on the Spectrum,’ ‘Independent Living Life Skills,’ and ‘Launching Careers’

SEDONA, Ariz., May 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sedona Lago Gardens is excited to announce the opening of a new residential community for young adults with neurodiversity, like autism. Sedona Lago will showcase their innovative approach in a free Summer webinar series exploring “Relationships on the Spectrum,” “Independent Living Life Skills,” and “Launching Careers.”

North Carolina Business Group on Health Transitions to North Carolina Business Coalition on Health

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH), a leading nonprofit coalition of employers and healthcare stakeholders committed to improving the healthcare delivery system in North Carolina, is proud to announce a significant milestone in its evolution. Effective immediately, the organization will be known as the North Carolina Business Coalition on Health (NCBCH), while maintaining its dedication to its mission.

Children’s Health Champion California Safe Schools Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Honors Earth Day Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by Robina Suwol in 1998, California Safe Schools (CSS) is a children’s environmental health and environmental justice non-profit. CSS achieved national and international prominence by spearheading the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy, and for the past 25 years been a leader in protecting children’s health and the environment.

NPA Names Kozlowski, Meissner as 2023 Winners of Annual Awards

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As it celebrates its twentieth anniversary, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Lisa Kozlowski, Ph.D., and Christian Meissner, Ph.D., are the 2023 winners of two of the most prestigious awards in the national postdoctoral scholar community.

Bestselling Author Nora Roberts Donates to the EveryLibrary Institute to protect the First Amendment in Libraries

RIVERSIDE, Ill., April 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The EveryLibrary Institute, a national nonprofit focused on public policy and libraries, is proud to announce that bestselling author Nora Roberts and the Nora Roberts Foundation have made a generous donation to the organization to support the launch of Fight for the First, its new advocacy and organizing site with a mission of protecting the First Amendment in libraries across the country.

The Pap Corps-funded Sylvester Game Changer Vehicle to Provide Free Health Screenings

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research is delighted to announce that the third Sylvester Game Changer vehicle was officially revealed during the Presidents’ Meeting at Boca West Country Club on April 13, 2023. The 70-year-old nonprofit funded the creation of this air-conditioned vehicle, in partnership with Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center Announces 30th Anniversary of Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host the 30th Anniversary of its Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held May 19-21, 2023 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. The Virtual Festival will be streamed via BHERC.TV from May 22-31.

Madison Keys to Unveil Newly Refurbished Tennis Courts in North Charleston Ahead of the 2023 Credit One Charleston Open

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., March 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Tennis Player Madison Keys and her Kindness Wins foundation to reveal renovated tennis courts in North Charleston ahead of the 2023 Credit One Charleston Open. After the unveiling, youth in attendance will participate in a tennis clinic before a Q&A with Madison.

Ethical Traveler Announces ‘Ten Best Ethical Destinations’ Awards for 2023

BERKELEY, Calif., March 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year, California-based Ethical Traveler reviews the world’s developing nations for their commitment to human rights, social welfare, environmental protection, and animal welfare. The ten destinations showing the most impressive progress are honored with “Best Ethical Destinations” Awards. These worthy countries, including several island nations, stand to benefit greatly from our travel dollars in a post-pandemic world.

Neotrope Nonprofit PR Grants Application Deadline for 2023 is April 1 – No Foolin!

TEMECULA, Calif., March 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope®, a 40-year-old marketing and entertainment company, reminds U.S. 501(c)(3) charities “doing good” that they have until April 1, 2023 to apply for this year’s JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grant program. Ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and marketing support via Neotrope’s Send2Press® Newswire, for a total program value of $30,000 this year.

NGPA Stands With Transgender Aviation Community

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., March 2, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The NGPA strongly condemns Sen. Cruz’s transphobic statement. Safety of flight is threatened by statements like Sen. Cruz’. NGPA recognizes that inclusivity and CRM are fundamental safety of flight issues. When pilots and aviation professionals across disciplines are unable to bring their whole selves to work, CRM breaks down, and so does safety.

Youth Filmmakers From United States and International Selected For the 13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC TV

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center’s Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069), as well as online at BHERC.TV.

Innovative Process Recycles All Types of Plastic Waste Utilizing Profitable Micro-Recycling Centers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 22, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Nairobi non-profit Slums Going Green and Clean (SGGC) announced the success of its open-source Waste Free in ’23 initiative utilizing profitable micro-recycling centers. In January 2023, two centers recycled five tons of mixed plastic waste with plans to increase their recycling capacity to 15 centers and 75 tons of waste per month by the end of 2023.

2023 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award Finalists Announced

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced the finalists for the 2023 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars. The prestigious NPA Gallagher Mentor Award recognizes those who advocate for postdoctoral scholars.

Move For Hunger Recovers More Food Than Ever Before, Donating Over 4.5 Million Meals to Food Insecure Communities

NEPTUNE, N.J., Jan. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a 501(c)(3) whose mission is bringing awareness and food to communities struggling with hunger found 2022 their biggest year since launching. By mobilizing transport networks to deliver surplus food to communities in need they have been able to distribute over 4.5 million meals across the nation.

IMPACT AZ 2025 Announces JPMorgan Chase as Title Sponsor and Program Details for Supplier Diversity Readiness Initiative

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced today that IMPACT AZ 2025, a nine-month supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black and minority business owners, is proud to announce JPMorgan Chase as its title sponsor. Since 2015, JPMorgan Chase has spent $11 billion with diverse suppliers. In 2020 alone, the diverse supplier spend was over $2 billion.

Neotrope and Send2Press Announce 2023 JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope®, a 40 year old marketing and entertainment company, announced today that it is now accepting applications from U.S. based 501(c)(3) charities “doing good” for its JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program. For 2023 ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and marketing support via Send2Press® Newswire, for a total program value this year of $30,000. Neotrope is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2023.

9th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their 2023 “Cursive is Cool”® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, Third Place based on legibility and neatness.

Announcing Seedling’s Fab Five Winners: Seedling to Honor Winners at 11th Annual April Gala in support of Children who have an Incarcerated Parent

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling invites the Austin community to our 11th Annual Austin’s Fab Five – Light Up the Night! Gala on the evening of Friday, April 14, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Join us as we honor five true local heroes whose selfless devotion has left a profoundly positive impact in the lives of hundreds of Central Texas children.

New Survey Finds Broad Dissatisfaction Among Postdoctoral Researchers

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A survey released today by the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), 2023 Postdoctoral Barriers to Success, shows warning signs from a critical component of the nation’s science and research workforce. Today, more than 70,000 postdoctoral researchers (“postdocs”) who have completed their Ph.D. or other terminal degree work in senior positions in academia, government, and industry.

New Book, ‘The Power of the Pen,’ Gives Insights into the World of Handwriting Analysis

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With its first-ever published book, “The Power of the Pen: from the unconscious to the conscious” (ISBN: 978-1970181340), The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) showcases 23 unique perspectives on handwriting analysis and its modern uses. Each essay is penned by a respected handwriting analyst and explores topics such as handwriting research in the digital age, human resources, the effects of medication on handwriting, genealogy, deception, signature analysis, psychology, and so much more.

LA Unified Appears Poised to Weaken Public Oversight, Again – This Time on a Crucial Public Health Issue

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Tuesday, November 15, 2022 a majority of the Los Angeles Unified School Board voted to begin a process some fear would dismantle an oversight Committee that has been in place for decades ensuring the globally celebrated environmental policy was implemented according to the district’s policy and California’s Healthy Schools Act. In its place the Board is recommending establishing an Ad Hoc Committee, says celebrated children’s environmental health non-profit California Safe Schools.

Economic-Empowerment Nonprofit Launches Campaign to Raise Funds for Minority Women in Business

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millionaire Mastermind Academy (MMA) has launched its Giving Tuesday Campaign to raise $150,000 through November 30, 2022, to support programming that uplifts minority women entrepreneurs through access to professional development, networking opportunities, and access to financial resources, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

Aldon ‘Goes Beyond’ to Feed Food Insecure Communities by Partnering with Move For Hunger

NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Nov. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aldon Management, a premier owner, manager, and developer of multifamily assets based in Bethesda, Maryland, has partnered with Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, to give back to food insecure communities nationwide.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Announces 2022 Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship Recipients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is delighted to announce that five recipients have been awarded the Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship in 2022. L’Etoile scholarships support outstanding female students and graduates in achieving their professional aspirations as they become the next leaders of the culinary industry.

Idaho Wins Prestigious National Award

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Idaho Rural Water Association (IRWA) earns the 2022 State Association of the Year Award in the Awards of Excellence competition awarded by National Rural Water Association (NRWA). IRWA has earned this prestigious award three times in the last seven years.

Economic Empowerment Event Teaches Minority Women Business Owners How to Scale using social media

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping minority women entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level, powerhouses Dr. Velma Trayham, founder of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization that has mentored more than 8,000 women, and Santia Deck, the founder of TRONUS, are coming together for a particular online event on using social media for good. The free event, Building a Brand through Social Media, takes place online Nov. 21, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

As the Holiday Season Approaches, Weichert Workforce Mobility Continues Partnership with Move For Hunger to Fight Food Insecurity

NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Nov. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weichert Workforce Mobility, a leading provider of global employee relocation services, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, continue their partnership to provide hunger relief nationwide.

Rapid Deployment Solutions and M-Files Announce Sponsorship of the 2022 Special Olympics Florida Race for Inclusion – Miami

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS), in partnership with M-Files, a global leader in information management, is announcing its sponsorship of the 2022 Special Olympics Florida Race for Inclusion on December 8, 2022, in Miami, Florida. Each year, Special Olympics Florida serves nearly 60,000 athletes from Key West to Pensacola.

Beyond Benign Launches Initiative to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific leaders are reflective of the diversity of the global community and prepared to address sustainability through chemistry.

The Pap Corps Celebrates 70 Years of Funding Research for All Types of Cancer

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a beautiful luncheon event at the Polo Club in Boca Raton on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. During the past seven decades, the nonprofit has grown from a small group of women supporting the pioneering work of Dr. George Papanicolaou to a dynamic organization with over 20,000 members, who fund research for all types of cancer at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

BOSS™ Racks Up $130,000 in a Day and Places Second in Long Beach Gives

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City’s leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to support 232 participating nonprofits. BOSS™ (Business Of Student Success) raised $130,000 from more than 300 donors, making it the second most contributed to charity in this year’s campaign.

Top Colleges and Universities to Attend Vistamar School’s 14th Annual Multicultural Student College Fair on October 16, 2022

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 16, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Vistamar School hosts its 14th annual Multicultural Student College Fair at Vistamar School in El Segundo. Open to all students, this College Admissions Fair is an opportunity for high school students to meet representatives and alumni from a wide range of top colleges, universities, and service academies from across the country. These institutions seek to meet Los Angeles area high school students of all backgrounds.