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Page 3 of NonProfit and Charities News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Kids Read Now Mails Books to Students – Eliminates Learning Loss: Closing The Opportunity Gap for California Students

VISTA, Calif., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids Read Now is excited to partner with Guajome Park Academy to mail books directly to their students’ homes over the summer. Guajome Park Academy is the first school district in California to partner with Kids Read Now to eliminate learning loss and close the opportunity gap for their students.

Kids Read Now celebrates partnerships with hometown heroes, delivering books to Ohio students

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Ohio, including Ansonia Local Schools, Troy City Schools, Mapleton Local School District, Greenville City Schools, and Northridge Local Schools, to mail books directly to their students’ homes over the summer.

Monument to an African American Patriot Drummer? You Bet!

BEAUFORT, S.C., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Georgia American Revolution Preservation Alliance, if one battlefield archaeologist had his way, the first monument placed on the newly preserved Battle of Beaufort, SC site would not be to the two signers of the Declaration of Independence who also fought there.

USBI Applauds Biochar Funding from Microsoft’s $1 Billion Climate Innovation Fund

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The United States Biochar Initiative (USBI) applauds Microsoft’s funding for three projects that use biochar for atmospheric carbon removal. The three biochar projects were selected from 189 projects that the company evaluated for funding. Microsoft made awards to 15 suppliers, representing more than 1.3 million mt [metric tons] of atmospheric CO2 removals.

Over 200 dogs from China saved from slaughterhouses, meat-trade, abuse, and neglect will soon arrive in the United States on their way to forever homes

VASS, N.C., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from China and adopting them into homes in the U.S. and Canada, is calling on the public to help them save over 200 additional dogs.

19th Annual Postdoc Event Targets Career Successes

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 19th National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference is set for April 15-16, 2021 and will include educational, career advancement and networking opportunities benefiting postdoctoral scholars (“postdocs”) and their host institutions around the world. More than fifty experts will dive into themes of top importance to the greater postdoc community.

Registration is Now Open for the 2021 National Virtual Pitch Competition for Entrepreneurs with over $5,000 in Cash and Prizes

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Entrepreneurs Association and Dell Technologies will host the 2021 National Virtual Pitch Contest for Entrepreneurs Wednesday March 24, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom. Contestants will have an opportunity to win over $5,000 in cash and prizes.

Pangje Foundation Announces Their Newest Board Member James Turner

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pangje Foundation, a leader in innovative endangered species conservation and community support and education initiatives, announced today their newest Board Member: James Turner. James brings over 30 years of experience from the technology industry.

BE BOLD, GET COLD! 2021 POLAR PLUNGE Benefiting Special Olympics Oregon Goes Virtual

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oregonians have a longstanding and beloved winter tradition of Plunging into the frigid Columbia waters and even some icy cold pools every February to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Oregon. Donning their wildest costumes and swimming attire, more than 1,500 brave (some might say crazy) supporters across Oregon would have been preparing to take the Polar Plunge next month.

Move For Hunger and Moving Ahead Services Announce Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moving Ahead Services, an independent mover that has 6 locations nationwide, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States.

The Sacramento SPCA Races to Complete The Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they have reached more than 90% of their fundraising goal to finish construction of the Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center – and the non-profit organization is asking for community support to help cross the finish line.

Phenomenology Helps Academy for the Fine Arts Find Funds for Dance Studio

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, stepped up to assist the Academy for the Fine Arts to raise ten thousand dollars in critical funds to finance a state-of-the-art dance studio for Frederick County Public School students.

MC Companies and Move For Hunger Announce Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger Nationwide

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MC Companies – a leading Real Estate Investment and Management Company, and Move For Hunger – a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced a new partnership that will fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide. With estimates showing that the number of Americans facing hunger in 2020 increased by 46% due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

8th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Adds Additional Prizes for Pandemic-Friendly Participation in Both the US and Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning.

Move For Hunger and FINCOR Construction Partner Up In The Fight Against Hunger Nationwide

LAUREL, Md., Jan. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FINCOR Construction, a multi-family renovator operating along the east coast, and Move For Hunger, a national relief non-profit organization, have announced a new partnership that will fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide. Recent reports say that nearly 8 million Americans have fallen into poverty since the summer.

C Diff Foundation Hosts Live-Online Symposium for Patients, Families and Caregivers

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, Jan. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. EST. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced recurrences. The patients, family members and caregivers will all benefit from the information and up-to-date data presented.

The Pap Corps Appoints Sally Berenzweig as Chief Executive Officer

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps’ Board of Directors is proud to announce that Sally Berenzweig, M.A., M.Ed, has been appointed the new CEO of the 68-year old South Florida nonprofit which raises funds for cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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.