NonProfit and Charities News - Page 21

Page 21 of NonProfit and Charities News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Man Makes Quilt to Help Find a Cure for Cancer

CRAFTSBURY, VT – Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quilt4Cancer.org, whose objective is to “eliminate the tragedy of cancer in our lifetime,” was officially launched today at an event in Derby, Vermont. An advocacy, education and fundraising organization focused on providing support in the fight against cancer, Quilt4Cancer also announced its first fund raising project.

The Newcomen Society Supports Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

EXTON, PA – September 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Newcomen Society of the United States is helping Hurricane Katrina victims by donating 100% of the proceeds of their online sales, from now until December, 31, 2005, to The American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund and The Salvation Army. The Newcomen Society of the United States is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt, educational foundation founded in 1923 to promote, study, and recognize achievement in business and the American system of free enterprise.

The Newcomen Society Honors Kent State University as it Approaches 2nd Century of Service

EXTON, Penn. – September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Newcomen Society of the United States will honor Kent State University and its President, Carol Cartwright, with the prestigious Newcomen Award, at an awards ceremony on Friday, October 7, 2005. Continuing in its 82-year-old tradition of recognizing organizations that have helped promote the American free enterprise system, The Newcomen Society honors Kent State University as an example of academic and innovative excellence.

Connecting Through Dance Celebrates 5 Years of Partnering with the Visually Impaired

OAKLAND, Calif. – June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, July 16, Bay area ballroom dancers will gather to honor Connecting Through Dance’s fifth year anniversary and raise funds for the non-profit organization that has used dance to bridge the gap between the visually impaired and sighted communities.

VOICES to Receive Prestigious Public Service Award in Recognition of Outstanding Service to Communication Impaired Children

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The VOICES Association, the national nonprofit organization for children with communication disorders and their families, has been chosen to receive the 2005 Public Service Award from the California Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA), it was announced today. VOICES is being recognized because it has made ‘a significant contribution to the field of communication disorders’ and ‘for its outstanding service to children with communication disorders and their families,’ according to CSHA

Non-Profit Organizations to Receive $22K in Free PR Grants and Marketing Support

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Neotrope(R), a brand identity and marketing firm established Jan. 1983, is donating $22K in free public relations and newswire services to worthy non-profit and charitable organizations to celebrate its 22nd anniversary. Neotrope previously donated $25K worth of services in 2000, and has provided discounted or free services to various non-profits for more than 20 years. Organizations may apply for this program starting Jan 28.

Chicago Artists ‘Get Inspired’ to Help the Homeless – Non-profit Organization Showcases Local Artists Work to Benefit the Homeless

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Inspiration Corporation is hosting its 12th Annual Inspired Art Auction on Friday, March 18th from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM in the Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. Please list this event in your event calendar or plan to attend to cover the event.

Voyage for Life Sets Sail to Encourage Organ Donation

MINNEAPOLIS, MN and SAN DIEGO, CA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Organ Donation for Life, Inc. today announced that Voyage for Life 2005 will embark from San Diego, California in April of this year. Captain Ardell Lien, a heart/kidney transplant recipient, will solo circumnavigate his small sailing vessel around the world to increase awareness about the urgent need for organ donation.

Spinning Straw Into Homes: Necessity Housing to Build Ten ‘Straw Panel’ Residences in Sri Lanka

LOS ANGELES, CA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Necessity Housing, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to providing economically and environmentally sustainable housing in developing areas around the globe, recently received land and donations adding up to $50,000 for construction of a ten home village in Sri Lanka. The homes will be built out of materials made from straw, an abundant, annually renewable material.

Global Resource Alliance Will Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to Raise Money for Tanzanian’s AIDS Orphans

VENTURA, Calif. and MARA, TANZANIA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Global Resource Alliance today announced that ‘AIDS Orphans Summit – Kilimanjaro’ will begin on January 22, 2005. GRA Director Lyn Hebenstreit will be joined by GRA team members Tara Blasco, Tania McCracken as well as the leaders of several African non-governmental organizations on this six-day trek to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for AIDS orphans and community development projects in the Mara region of Tanzania.

100 Computers In 100 Days Will Be Refurbished For Reuse And Used By Community Nonprofits And Public School Teachers Around The Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, CA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Computers and Laptops donated this holiday season to Computer Recycling Center’s (C.R.C.) End-Of-the-Year Drop-Off event will go to the ‘Hundred for One-Hundred’ project. 100 computers in 100 days will be refurbished for reuse and used by community nonprofits and public school teachers around the Bay Area. C.R.C. is a 501-c-3 nonprofit organization.