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



Childhood Trauma – The Dark Secret 64% of Us Share: Compassion Prison Project with Dr. Vincent Felitti

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two years ago this month, film producer Fritzi Horstman, and Compassion Prison Project founder, walked into a California maximum-security prison and sat down with the men who were serving time, hoping to bring them compassion and trauma-awareness.

The C Diff Foundation Assures Patients C. diff. Clinical Trials Continue to Move Forward Safely

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While some patients diagnosed with Clostridioides difficile (C. diff., C. difficile, CDI) believe they have run into clinical trial roadblocks, due to the recent focus on the pandemic, the C Diff Foundation wants them to know they are not out of options. Safe and active clinical trials continue.

Federal Bill to Address Unexpected Child, Infant Deaths is Now Law

ROSELAND, N.J., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation applauds final passage of Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act. This legislation was introduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03).

International Black Business Museum Created to Honor the Genius of Black Entrepreneurs and Inventors

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, Dec. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Look out! The International Black Business Museum is here. The IBBM is the first and only museum in the world of its type, a repository that will enshrine the monumental accomplishments of Black entrepreneurs and inventors in the United States and other countries of the world.

New App Connects Shoppers to Professional Jewelers and Simplifies the Jewelry Buying Process

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS), a nonprofit association dedicated to consumer protection, gemological education, and business ethics, is excited to introduce their new app, AGS Go. AGS Go is designed to help consumers who are interested in buying fine jewelry by giving them the information they need to find the perfect piece of jewelry.

Dream A World Education Honored with Academics’ Choice Award

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dream A World Education®, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, announced that their Secrets of the Heart™ TV program has been honored with an Academics’ Choice Award.

Plano Texas Resident Takes the Stage for 80th Time as Scrooge in NTPA’s Production of ‘Scrooge, the Musical’

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Texas Performing Arts announces that Plano resident Darrell Rodenbaugh, who has played the title role of Scrooge since the tradition began in 2011, is again taking the stage in its 10th annual Christmas celebration of “Scrooge – The Musical” presented by Transamerica.

EveryLibrary’s One Book, One Congress Campaign Raises Awareness of Role of Libraries

RIVERSIDE, Ill., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What if every member of Congress read the same book? And what if that book was about libraries? That’s the question that EveryLibrary posed as the basis for their recently launched One Book, One Congress campaign. Every $20 raised by the One Book, One Congress campaign will be used to send a copy of the book “Inspiring Library Stories” to a member of Congress.

Atlanta Nonprofit and Piedmont Healthcare Raise Awareness for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November, recognized as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, is an important time of year for Atlanta nonprofit Purple Pansies to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer, celebrate survivors and honor loved ones.

Leading Healthcare-Associated Infection Clostridioides difficile Symposium Focuses on Patients, Families, and Caregivers

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the Inaugural Patient, Family, and Caregiver C. diff. Live Virtual Symposium will be hosted on November 23, 2020 at 1 p.m.-4 p.m. EST with keynote topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia. The event is complimentary with online registration.

AVE Renews Partnership with Move For Hunger

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AVE by Korman Communities, a leading hospitality-driven residential real estate brand, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, announced they have renewed their formal partnership for a sixth year to fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide.

2020 International Clostridioides difficile (C. diff., C. difficile) Virtual Conference and Health EXPO Nov. 14

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that the 8th Annual International C. diff. Virtual-Online Conference and Health EXPO will be a 5-1/2 hour online program with over fourteen international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies.

Leading Global Housing Provider Renews Partnership with National Non-Profit to Fight Hunger

WOODINVILLE, Wash., Nov. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RESIDE Worldwide, a premier prop-tech and alternative accommodations firm, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced they have renewed a partnership that will fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide.

King David’s Masonic Lodge delivers laptops for underserved families to San Luis Coastal Education Foundation and StandStrong

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — King David’s Masonic Lodge delivered the first batches of, hopefully many, laptops to San Luis Coastal Education Foundation and StandStrong based on urgent early request. The Laptop Drive, which will run through November 8th, is designed to provide help to less fortunate children and families in addressing the online education challenges.

The Sacramento SPCA Is Hosting A Special Fundraiser to Build the New Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA will host a special stay-at-home fundraiser on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 6 p.m. to help fund and build the new Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center at the Sacramento SPCA.

Chipman Relocation & Logistics and Move For Hunger Announce Turkey Drive to Fight Hunger In Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chipman Relocation & Logistics Sacramento – a Full-Service Mover, Storage and Logistics Company, and Move For Hunger – a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announce a local Thanksgiving food drive that will fight hunger and reduce food waste throughout the city.

Consumer Advocates for RFCE Reform (CARR) to Cease Operations October 31

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RFCE (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly) Reform (CARR), a San Diego-based nonprofit, announces it is closing its doors effective October 31, 2020. Founded in 2009, CARR has been California’s only consumer advocacy organization focused exclusively on residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs), working to improve the aging experience through advocacy and education.

Episcopal Diocese of New York receives $1 Million from Lilly Endowment to launch ‘Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Episcopal Diocese of New York is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish “Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation.”

Phenomenology Virtually Connects Broadway Talent to Public Schools During COVID-19

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is facilitating connections between Broadway performers and the Academy of Fine Arts, which brings together more than 80 students across 10 public high schools who are interested in learning visual art, dance, music and theatre.

AARP Maryland Honors Volunteerism and Commitment to Community Service including 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AARP Maryland is honoring three exceptional Marylanders aged 50-plus for their volunteerism and commitment to service. The awards were formally presented this afternoon before nearly 80 guests at a virtual ceremony.

The Pap Corps Unveils Vision for ‘Garden of Hope’ and Brick Campaign

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research will unveil the vision for its eagerly awaited “Garden of Hope” project at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center in Deerfield Beach, during a free, virtual event October 15, 2020, beginning at 6 p.m. The Zoom webinar, co-hosted by Sylvester Director, Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., will showcase beautiful renderings of the garden.

Gifts of Hope While Battling the Eldorado and Bobcat Fires

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vibrant Green for Vibrant Peace and Vernon Dental Specialties pulled together with 911Biocare to show their gratitude and appreciation to the heroic firefighters who are effortlessly fighting to tame the Eldorado and Bobcat fires.

Beyond Benign Partners with Dow to Expand Green Chemistry in Higher Education

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign partnered with Dow (NYSE: DOW) at the start of 2020 to encourage academic institutions to engage in the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that generate the least amount of harm and waste possible while maintaining excellent quality.

Respage and Move For Hunger Announce Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger Nationwide

NARBERTH, Pa., Oct. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respage – a leading provider of apartment marketing services for thousands of communities nationwide, and Move For Hunger – a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced a new partnership that will fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide.

The American Friends of Capodimonte announce new Senior Fellow, Board Member and opening of 2021 Fellowship application

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is with great pleasure that American Friends of Capodimonte (AFC) announce the appointment of Dr. Claire Van Cleave as the AFC Senior Fellow at the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, Italy. The AFC’s unique mission places an American scholar directly inside the staff of an important Italian museum.

Saving Lost Kids Celebrates Winning Board Approval to Develop the Largest Care Facility in the U.S. for Children Rescued from Trafficking

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tennessee-based Pastor Brian Callies is the Founder, President, and CEO of the nonprofit “Brian Callies Foundation” as well as head of “Saving Lost Kids.” Over the last four years these organizations have built a remarkable reputation for being a powerful force boldly addressing the issues of missing, exploited, and trafficked children in effective ways.

Thousands of Scholars Driving Innovation to be Recognized During 11th National Postdoc Appreciation Week

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced the 11th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) will take place September 21 – 25, 2020. NPAW is the nation’s largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions these “postdocs” make to U.S. research and discovery.

Ohio Veterans Launch Camp Freeman GoFundMe campaign and website to begin construction on their first non-profit Veterans’ Retreat

NEWARK, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp Freeman, a Veteran Owned Ohio Non-Profit 501(c)(3) has been established to support homeless, at-risk, disabled, and transitioning veterans. Camp Freeman is launching their fundraising campaign on Gofundme.com September 11th, 2020 with a goal of $2.9 million to build their first regional facility and headquarters right here in central Ohio.

PRINDIE Presents its 6th Annual Film Festival – VIRTUALLY!

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In light of the unprecedented events of 2020, PRINDIE: Princeton Independent Film Festival will hold its first all-virtual film festival, open this year to all film-lovers in United States. Running from Thursday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, the 13th, the festival features 37 short films. This year’s film lineup focuses on issues surrounding immigration, mental health, youth, and cultural diversity / Black Lives Matter.

Transforming the Nation’s Prisons into Places of Healing: Compassion Prison Project and ‘Step Inside the Circle’ PSA Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 12, 2020, 235 incarcerated men gathered in the yard of a maximum-security prison in California. They formed a circle, and in the center of that circle stood Grammy Award winning film producer Fritzi Horstman. She read aloud ten questions from the ACE test, a survey of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Move For Hunger Receives $50,000 Donation from the Assurant Foundation

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that it has received a $50,000 donation from the Assurant Foundation to support its COVID-19 relief efforts. The donation will help Move For Hunger provide 120,000 meals to children, families, senior citizens and vulnerable communities that are facing hunger during the pandemic.

Ward North American and Move For Hunger Renew Partnership to Fight Hunger As Food Insecurity Levels Rise in U.S.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ward North American, a national moving company with more than 40 years’ experience, announced it has renewed its partnership with Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization.

New York Times Bestselling Author Bestows Gift to Nation’s Prisons

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In partnership with Compassion Prison Project, Sam Harris – neuroscientist, philosopher, podcaster and five-time New York Times best-selling author – has just donated his top-rated app, Waking Up, to ALL prisons in the United States.

Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness and The SUDC Coalition lead charge in SUDC medical education

RED BANK, N.J., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2017, healthy Vienna Carly Savino tragically died at two and a half years of age. Her death was categorized as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC). As a result, Dr. Denise Wunderler, DO, FAOASM, Vienna’s mother, founded Team Vienna 4 SUDC Awareness and co-founded the SUDC Coalition.

DocMagic’s Signature Bunny Slippers Gifted to Donors at Upcoming Las Vegas Blood Drive

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DocMagic, Inc., the premier provider of fully-compliant loan document preparation, regulatory compliance and comprehensive eMortgage services, announced that it is providing a supply of novel bunny slippers to non-profit organization Golden Heart LA in support of a mobile blood drive being held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sat., Aug. 22.

C Diff Foundation Hosts 4th Annual Global C. diff. Awareness 2K Virtual Walks

TEANECK, N.J., Aug. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation announced today that registration is open for the 4th Annual Global C. diff. Awareness 2K Virtual Walks. This year’s annual events will take place online and will be recorded at the Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, NJ, Charlestown Township Park, Phoenixville, PA, Sims Park, New Port Richey, FL on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET.

Bringing Connection Back During the Pandemic, ‘GO Live’ Exclusively Available on The Odd Market

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Odd Lot Foundation announced today they have developed a proprietary platform that allows sellers to subscribe to their GO Live platform enabling them to be connected with customers like never before.

Move For Hunger and Chadwell Supply Announce Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger Nationwide

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chadwell Supply, a trusted MRO source of maintenance supplies for multi-family properties and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, have announced a new partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States.

Mullen’s Miracles foundation announces the activation of its second stage to nourish the needs of those in crisis

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mullen’s Miracles announced today the activation of its second stage as a newly established non-profit organization dedicated to nourishing the needs of those in crisis. Mullen’s Miracles is providing individualized options, respective support systems, and support provisions to those on the edge, to those assisting others in crisis and to those that have lost a loved one to suicide.

Perigee Fund Invests in 2020 Mom, Executive Director Joins from Cigna

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2020 Mom has been awarded a significant multi-year capacity investment by the Perigee Fund, a philanthropic organization focused in supporting early parenting, so families can thrive.