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Page 4 of NonProfit and Charities News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Family Promise of Morris County Recognizes Volunteer with Community Impact Award

MORRIS COUNTY, N.J., March 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Family Promise of Morris County announced today that it will be recognizing volunteers and community service at its annual Evening of Promise event on March 30 at the Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph, N.J. Special honors this year will go to Community Impact Award winner, Becky Pruitt, who serves as Congregation Coordinator for Ledgewood Baptist Church.

STUDY: Linking Prevailing Wage Standards with Housing Reforms Would Close Affordability Gap and Save Taxpayer Dollars

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A brand new study by construction industry research non-profit Smart Cities Prevail shows that linking prevailing wage standards with proposed reforms to streamline new housing development would close the affordability gap, save state and local governments tens of millions of dollars annually, and disproportionately benefit communities of color.

No Stomach For Cancer Hosts Stomach Cancer Awareness Event at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

SEATTLE, Wash., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No Stomach For Cancer, an international advocacy organization for stomach cancer, will host its fourth “Spotlight on Gastric Cancer” on Friday, May 12 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Pelton Auditorium in Seattle, Wash.

Bergen County’s Nunnbetter Dance Theatre Advances to The Youth America Grand Prix Dance Finals in NYC

BERGENFIELD, N.J., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nunnbetter Dance Theatre (NDT), one of Bergen County, New Jersey’s premier dance schools, is proud to announce that all three ensemble pieces entered into the Youth America Grand Prix competition earlier this year were awarded a spot in the NYC Finals taking place April 8 and 9, 2017 in New York City.

Parents and Teachers Speak Out as ‘Autism Acceptance Ambassadors’ for April 2017 Autism Awareness Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April is Autism Awareness Month, celebrated worldwide. Geek Club Books, an autism nonprofit, is challenging the observance with their Autism Acceptance Ambassador Initiative. The initiative mobilizes parents and educators to actively get out and move the public from “awareness” to “acceptance and inclusion” in support of individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.

Art-In-Relation Features a Cavalcade of Talent in a Unique Two Night Engagement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jonas Sills, founder and executive producer of Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), announces a grand benefit performance of “Broadway-LA.” After three successful seasons of theater in the Long Beach area, Art-In-Relation made its move to Los Angeles with two acclaimed productions, “Andrew Lippa’s Wild Party” and “Frankenstein, A New Musical” in the fall of 2016. They were honored to receive rave reviews and an “Ovation Recommendation” from the LA Theater Alliance.

CARR Announces First Corporate Sponsor, Grace Care Management

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce Grace Care Management as CARR’s first corporate sponsor. President and CEO Cindy Hasz stated, “Grace Care Management is pleased to support CARR’s consumer advocacy work; it long overdue, and much needed by the growing numbers of seniors who are receiving assisted living placements in California.”

SUDC Foundation Awards Grant to AAP and NAME to Establish National Guidelines for the Investigation of Sudden Deaths of Children

CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Feb. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The SUDC Foundation, the only organization worldwide dedicated to sudden unexplained death in childhood (SUDC), has awarded nearly $100,000 to the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) to work collaboratively with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to investigate and establish national practice guidelines surrounding the investigations of sudden unexpected deaths in infants and young children, to determine research needs and the sensitive care of families affected.

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) Heads to Capitol Hill on Annual Hill Day

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., Feb. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP), the non-profit organization that provides resources and support to the state’s manufacturing companies, announced today that CEO John Kennedy and several of NJMEP’s manufacturing clients are headed to Capitol Hill on March 7 through 9, 2017 for Hill Day.

CARR Awarded Grant for Age-Friendly Community Project

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announced today that it is the recipient of a $30,000 grant funded by the Del Mar Healthcare Fund, through the Age Friendly Communities Program at the San Diego Foundation. The grant will move San Diego towards becoming an Age Friendly/Livable Community for All Ages, a designation of the World Health Organization and AARP.

Premier Vintage Motoring and Luxury Lifestyle Event, Concours d’Elegance of Texas, Announces its Relocation to Arlington, Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Concours d’Elegance of Texas announced that it will hold its annual three-day vintage car celebration event in the Arlington Entertainment District (previously hosted in the Houston area). The Concours d’Elegance of Texas is one of the largest vintage motoring and luxury lifestyle events in the state, a world-class gathering of collector cars and vintage motorcycles in a wonderful park setting.

Pompano Beach Cultural Center Announces Resident Companies

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Cultural Center today announced the names of the 11 regional non-profit organizations that will form the Center’s resident companies. This Cultural Alliance is comprised of highly regarded performing arts organizations based in South Florida. Each will offer exciting individual performances, while also collaborating on special events and educational programming.

Courageous Stories from Former Girl Soldiers to be Shared at Local Event

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ChildVoice today announced that on Saturday, January 28, from 2-4 p.m., “Enduring the Night” co-author Natalie Committee-Fath will present an Author Talk at The Potter’s House, a nonprofit cafe and bookstore in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Committee-Fath will shine light on the issue of human trafficking and the plight of an estimated 250,000 child soldiers involved in conflicts globally.

Animal rights advocates applaud Rebecca House Publishing newest book, ‘Jeremy and the Crow Nation’ by Tatiana Strelkoff

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rebecca House Publishing and To Love Children Educational Foundation International Inc., a 501(c)(3), announces the release of “Jeremy and the Crow Nation” (ISBN 978-0945522058) by Tatiana Strelkoff. “Jeremy” is the second book in “The Changer Trilogy.”

Campaign for Cursive Launches Annual Cursive Writing Contest in USA and Canada with March Deadlines

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests are presented by the Campaign for Cursive(R), a committee of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) on National Handwriting Day. Each year, National Handwriting Day is celebrated on Jan. 23, the date associated with the birth of John Hancock.

Neotrope Announces 17th Annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program to Help Worthy Causes Raise Visibility

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a 33-year-old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced the launch of its 2017 annual Non-Profit PR Grants program for U.S.-based 501(c)(3) charities. Launched in 2000, the PR Grant(TM) was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential “halo” sponsors and donors.

The Everest Foundation is one of the only non-profits assisting to alleviate the ‘Medical Residency Bottleneck’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3), has made it its core passion to help the Graduate Medical Education community. The foundation is renowned in circles of Medical Schools, Universities and Residency Programs. The foundation, in part, assists with funding of research, personnel, edu-initiatives, and residency training slots.

Nonprofit Forum 2017 Dates and Agenda Announced by Financial Technologies & Management

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Financial Technologies & Management (FTM) has released the dates and agenda for 2017 Nonprofit Forum monthly online event for nonprofit organizations. Jim Simpson, CPA will host each forum. Mr. Simpson is a nonprofit financial leader and trainer, CFO, Controller, and software advisor for over 25 years.

Beyond Baroque to Mark 50th Anniversary in 2018

VENICE, Calif., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Baroque, one of the nation’s leading independent Literary Arts Centers, is planning a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2018. Guided by the nonprofit’s Executive Director, Richard Modiano, and council of prominent artist-curators, a program of activities commencing January 1, 2018, will take place at Beyond Baroque’s Venice location and in venues throughout Los Angeles.

Family Promise Serves Record Number of People Impacted By Homelessness in Morris County, N.J.

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Family Promise of Morris County (FPMC), is closing out November Homelessness Awareness Month by receiving a Proclamation from Assemblyman Anthony Bucco acknowledging its work to end homelessness in the county.

Council of Residential Specialists and Move For Hunger Announce Collaborative Effort to Help Feed Families In Need Nationwide

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) announced today a partnership with Move For Hunger, a non-profit organization that works with real estate agents and moving companies to combat the growing hunger problem across the country.

Grammy Winner Pitbull to Speak at Palm Beach State College’s STEAM Fundraiser

LAKE WORTH, Fla., Nov. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Palm Beach State College Foundation is proud to announce that Armando Christian Perez, professionally known as “Pitbull,” will be the keynote speaker for the Foundation’s 2017 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) luncheon presented by Bank of America. The event will take place February 1, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Cohen Pavilion, West Palm Beach.

Ali Cultural Arts to Offer Audio Engineering Program Thanks to a Grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ali Cultural Arts is proud to announce that they will be launching “Miss Masters: Audio Engineering at the Ali” in spring 2017. This hand-on training opportunity empowers girls for careers as audio engineers, music producers and DJs.

CARR Presents Paper at GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christina L. Selder, Principal Investigator and co-founder of CARR (Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform) presented in the Assisted Living Issues of Quality and Translations to Nursing Homes session of the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting being held November 16 – 20, 2016 in New Orleans, La.

The Everest Foundation Launches Initiative with Mount Sinai Medical Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation (“EF”), a non-profit 501(c)(3) located in Los Angeles, California that is nationally focused on the advancement of medical research, has partnered with Mount Sinai Medical Center (“MSMC”) in Miami, Florida in a recent initiative to assist with research funding and Graduate Medical Education (“GME”) support.

Community Leaders to be Honored at Excellence in Education and Leadership Awards Luncheon on Saturday

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than 500 people are expected to attend the 15th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 19, 2016, to recognize winners of the “Excellence in Education and Leadership in Business” Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).

Thanksgiving Food Drive at Crunch Fitness locations in New York City, San Francisco, Miami, and Los Angeles

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crunch Fitness is partnering with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, to host a mega Thanksgiving food drive from November 1-18, 2016 at locations across the country. Nearly 50 million people, including 1 in 5 children, in the United States face hunger.

MostFit to Hold 5th Annual Fitness Fundraiser Pushups for Puppies

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, along with Personal Trainer and MostFit Cofounder, Erin Fukuda will be holding their fun and heartfelt Pushup for Puppies Workout Event for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, November 13, 2016. 100-percent of the proceeds go to S.T.A.R.T. Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team.

C Diff Foundation’s 4th Annual C. diff. Awareness Global Campaign Begins on Nov. 1, 2016

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation(R) a leading non-profit patient advocacy organization, Global healthcare information system, today announced the scheduled events and launching of the 4th annual November C. diff. Awareness global campaign, the first month long awareness campaign of its kind in the healthcare industry. November 1st is dedicated to all C. diff. Survivors worldwide.

Elder & Adult Day Services Merges with Easterseals Washington to Provide Services to More Individuals and Families

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Easterseals Washington, a Washington state nonprofit serving adults and children with disabilities, announced today that it is expanding – three new adult day service centers are being been added to Easterseals Washington’s program offerings.

Concerned Community 4 Change and Stakeholder Partners announce Anti-Gun Violence Gala Benefit at Barclays 40/40 Club

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concerned Community 4 Change, a Not-For-Profit dedicated to engaging youth and the community toward positive principles, offering programming that builds healthy minds and bodies, will host an Orange Carpet VIP Benefit Gala on Monday October 17, 2016 6:30 p.m. at the 40/40 Club Barclays Center in Partnership with ITZ Time, NAACP (NYCHA Branch), and the Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance.

Join Brandy Vaughan of LearnTheRisk.org for Important and Free Talk ‘Is Your Health For $ale?’ in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join Brandy Vaughan, former Merck pharmaceutical rep and founder of LearnTheRisk.org, a campaign of the Council for Vaccine Safety, for a FREE talk on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 at 1 p.m. in San Francisco, as she exposes the dark side of today’s ‘health’care system and explains how we can stay healthy in a system that wants to keep us sick.

On Sept. 20 International Health Experts to Discuss Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) a Global and National Priority

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation’s 4th Annual International Raising C.diff. Awareness Conference and Health EXPO will be hosted in Atlanta, Ga. on Sept. 20, 2016. With C. difficile infection prevention being declared a national priority – researchers, public health officials, infectious disease specialists, and others continue to research more effective ways to prevent, treat, and combat this microbe.

The Hyde Park Homes Tour 2016 Showcases Century-Old Homes this October

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hyde Park Neighborhood — Ten historic homes, including Kansas City shirtwaists, open their doors for tours during the biennial Hyde Park Historic Homes Tour. The Tour hosted by The Hyde Park Neighborhood Association (HPNA) will be Saturday, October 1 from 10 am until 6 p.m., and a Candlelight Tour will be Friday, September 30 from 6 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

14,000 Kids Benefit From Generous Donation from Redstone Bank

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On August 29, 2016. Redstone Bank made a generous donation of $50,000 to the Whiz Kids Program. The Whiz Kids program is an individualized tutoring program that has over 800 volunteers who tutor less fortunate students from schools throughout the Denver Metropolitan Area.

Pie Festival 2016 in New Mexico – Come for the Pie, Stay for the Stars

PIE TOWN, N.M., Aug. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 36th Annual Pie Town Pie Festival is set for September 10, 2016, and will be offering a slate of old time fun for those who come to the scenic and historic town of Pie Town, New Mexico, USA. Events start at 8 a.m. with the pi-K Run for Pie – and, yes, it’s a 3.14 mile run.

Treasure Valley to Host 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship

EAGLE, Idaho, Aug. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eagle Park BMX announced that it will be hosting the 2016 Idaho State BMX Championship on Saturday Aug. 20, 2016. Riders from the entire state of Idaho will be competing for the State Champion title. Each year a State Championship series is conducted by USA BMX and Idaho sanctioned tracks.

Joshuacord Inc. Announces Fourth Annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk Nov. 19, 2016 Displaying Persecuted Ribbon for Support

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joshuacord, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, Christian, nondenominational organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to the oppressed and persecuted Christians in the Middle East and Africa, will be hosting its fourth annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.

Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup features Workshops, Local Food and Live Music

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center presents Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup – a shopping experience featuring over 30 of our Alumni and some of the most diverse and talented makers on September 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at The Yard at Mission Rock.

Geek Club Books Partners with Someone Special Books for Special Needs Kindness and Acceptance Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, and Someone Special Uniquely Personalized Books today announced their “Kindness and Awareness” initiative to help educate children about other children with special needs. Geek Club Books creates autism awareness education and curriculum so parents and teachers can introduce important topics of autism in the inclusive classroom.