NonProfit and Charities News - Page 5

Page 5 of NonProfit and Charities News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Mission Music to give the gift of music to children in Philadelphia

PINE HILL, N.J., July 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mission Music, a nonprofit agency that provides underserved youth with access to musical instruments and lessons regardless of their ability to pay, is donating a half dozen acoustic guitars to The Village of Arts and Humanities in Philadelphia, Pa., at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Pink Fund and Denver Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for National Fundraising Event

DENVER, Colo., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you a breast cancer survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which returns to Denver on October 8, 2016 at The Galleria of Stone, is the event for you.

The Pink Fund and Houston Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which makes its way to Houston on October 9, 2016 at the Crystal Ballroom Houston, is the event for you.

The Pink Fund and Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Bay Harbor Islands Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R), presented by The Pink Fund and Fred Astaire Dance Studio – Bay Harbor Islands, and which returns to Miami Beach on September 25, 2016 at the Aventura Cultural Center, is the event for you.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off “Early Smiles” – a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program – today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

C. diff. Survivors Join International Topic Experts to Discuss Global Problems Around Leading Healthcare-acquired Infection Clostridium difficile

ATLANTA, Ga., June 20, 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 September 20, 2016. A panel of C. diff. survivors will join world-renowned experts delivering presentations on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified, a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile (C. diff.).

Geek Club Books Releases Educational Webisode for Inclusive Classrooms on Autism and Friendship

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their latest educational webisode, “The Friendship Game” to teach elementary school children how to be good friends to their autistic peers. This is the fourth webisode in the free Bluebee TeeVee autism series for the inclusive classroom featuring an autistic host and a Bluebee Pal co-host (Most Innovative Educational Toy 2016).

The Cultural Center of Pompano Beach Issues Call-to-Artists and Nonprofit Cultural Organizations

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cultural Center of Pompano Beach has announced a call-to-artists and nonprofit cultural organizations. The multidisciplinary venue, scheduled to open in early 2017, is seeking innovators in the visual and performing arts, digital and multi-media, music, dance, and theatre to become part of the Center’s “cultural collective.”

Audition now for youth music academy programs in California and Spain

FORT BELVOIR, Va., June 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building on the success of its 2015 partnership, CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, is again joining forces with The Collective Sound (TCS) youth music program to offer an exciting summer experience for two children of active duty military personnel. CAMMO is hoping to send one student to TCS’ Costa Mesa, Calif., camp and another to the camp in Barcelona, Spain.

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors Participates in a Day of Service

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA), a leading wealth management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management, recently volunteered a day of service at God’s Love We Deliver (GLWD), a New York-based charitable organization.

Enjoying Your Green Spaces Safely This Summer

CLEVELAND, Ohio, May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Enjoying the great outdoors is one of the many things summer offers, says Project EverGreen. Whether it is hiking or camping at a state or national park, going to your community park for a picnic or simply having fun in your own backyard, enjoying green spaces is a summer ritual.

Mike Smith Named Director of Finance of Four Seasons Compassion for Life

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael “Mike” Smith, M.B.A., and Certified Health Care Financial Professional (or CHFP), has been named director of finance with Four Seasons Compassion for Life. Smith attributes Four Seasons’ leaders for modeling quality personal growth and professional development.

ITEP Honored at the 90th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

CARSON, Calif., May 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Trade Education Programs (ITEP), a nonprofit focused on connecting high school students to careers, was recently honored with the 2016 Bob Kleist Leadership Award by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Recipients of the prestigious award demonstrate inspirational and visionary leadership in the development of world trade in Southern California.

EPIC’s Inland Empire Team Supports the Local Community in a Big Way

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced details of community support provided by their Inland Empire division.

C Diff Foundation’s 4th Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo 2016

TAMPA, Fla., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation ‘International Raising C. diff. Awareness’ Conference and Health Expo will be hosted in Atlanta on Sept. 20, 2016 featuring world-renowned experts delivering presentations on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified, a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile (C. diff.).

Loretta Shelton Named Executive Director of Four Seasons Compassion for Life Foundation

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loretta Shelton has been named executive director of the newly launched Four Seasons Compassion for Life Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the philanthropic support of the Four Seasons Compassion for Life mission of ‘Co-Creating The Care Experience.’

Geek Club Books Releases Digital Autistic Hero Comic for Inclusive Learning

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their interactive digital comic, ‘The Mighty League, Vol. 2: The Horrible Hug.’ This is the second in their digital and app autistic hero comic series created to help children understand their autistic peers and end the stigma of autism. The comic is downloadable via the Geek Club Books website.

Four Seasons Compassion for Life Launches Foundation to Fund Quality Care during Serious Illness

FLAT ROCK, N.C., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, western North Carolina’s leading, community-based hospice and palliative care provider, announces the launch of the Four Seasons for Life Foundation. The philanthropic non-profit is charged with securing the resources to maintain quality care during serious, chronic, or life-limiting illness in Henderson and Buncombe counties, and across the region.

Project EverGreen’s ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.’ Announces Disk Golf Course Project for Belle Plaine Park

BELLE PLAINE, Minn., April 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Project EverGreen, a national non-profit promoting the value of preserving and revitalizing managed green spaces, is bringing its ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.'(TM) Initiative to Court Square Park in Belle Plaine, Minnesota.

Back-to-Back Gates Millennium Scholars

LAKE CITY, S.C., April 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mychal Wynn, author, consultant, college planning expert, and Founder/CEO of the Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity, a Marietta, Georgia-based nonprofit assisting students from underserved and underrepresented communities with college and financial aid planning announced that Lake City High School senior, Rebeca Pacheco, has been selected as the school’s second Gates Millennium in as many years.

Wigglebutt Warriors Set to Host Pet-Friendly Sold Out Gala at Brotherhood Winery

WASHINGTONVILLE, N.Y., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Wigglebutt Warriors are set to put the ‘fun’ in fundraising, as the creative duo hosts the sold-out, red carpet ‘Wigglebutts Uncorked’ pet-welcoming gala on Saturday evening, April 16, 2016, to benefit NYC Second Chance Rescue.

Art Makes You Fundraiser Seeks to Make Positive Difference in Children’s Lives

SEATTLE, Wash., April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art Makes You, a Seattle-based non-profit organization, is having its fourth fundraiser to raise money for its summer art camps for under-privileged children in the U.S., Latvia and Ukraine.

Project EverGreen’s ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.’ Announces Project Dates for Recreation and Athletic Space Renovations in Greensboro and Durham

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Project EverGreen, a national non-profit promoting the value of preserving and revitalizing managed green spaces, is bringing its ‘Healthy Turf. Healthy Kids.'(TM) Initiative to parks in Greensboro and Durham, North Carolina.

The C Diff Foundation Selected to Receive JL Simmons NonProfit PR Grant for 2016

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announces that it has been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant for 2016. Each year the PR Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope, helps selected worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Auditions Closing April 2 for Active Duty, Veteran, Retiree Singers to Perform at Invictus Games on May 8

FT. BELVOIR, Va., March 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Time is running out to audition for a special chorus being formed by the Center for American Military Music Opportunities (CAMMO) to perform in the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 on May 8, 2016. The Games will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., and broadcast live on ESPN2.

Center for American Military Music Opportunities is Recipient of 2016 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant

FORT BELVOIR, Va., March 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, today announced that it has been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2016. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope, helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Ashley Albers Named Hospice Medical Director of Four Seasons

FLAT ROCK, N.C., March 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life announces the promotion of Ashley Albers, D.O., to the position of hospice medical director. Albers holds a 2009 doctorate in osteopathic medicine from the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, and a 2004 bachelor of science in chemistry and mathematics.

Taking Aim at Superbugs Discussed on C diff Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network with Dr Clifford McDonald of CDC

TAMPA, Fla., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, ‘C. diff. Spores and More,’ Global Broadcasting Network – innovative and educational interactive healthcare talk radio show discusses taking aim at ‘superbugs’ and the latest Vital Signs Report results with guest Dr. Clifford McDonald, MD on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Geek Club Books Launches Autism EDU Educational Tools for April Autism Awareness Month to Bring Topics of Autism into Classrooms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced Autism EDU, a collection of free educational tools for educators and parents to teach autism topics in inclusive classrooms. Video files, e-books, apps, student handouts and curriculum guides are downloadable via Geek Club Books website.