NonProfit and Charities News - Page 5

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



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.

Move For Hunger is Recipient of 2016 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant, Fourth Year in a Row

ASBURY PARK, N.J., March 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger today announced that it has again been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2016. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope(R) helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Laura Gould Crandall, Executive Director of SUDC Foundation Named 2016 Honoree of the NYU Langone Medical Center’s FACES Gala

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 7, 2016, Laura Gould Crandall, Executive Director of the SUDC Foundation and 2016 FACES Gala Honoree, actor and film producer Harrison Ford, and esteemed medical professionals will attend an exclusive evening at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers featuring dinner and both a live and silent auction to benefit the mission of FACES (Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures) and NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

Victory Packaging Recommits to Hunger Relief Efforts, Continues Partnership with Move For Hunger

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Victory Packaging and Move For Hunger are proud to announce their continued partnership in 2016, to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization for the past four years, Victory Packaging supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

Four Seasons Compassion for Life Announces its 2016 Leadership

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life today announced its 2016-2017 officers and directors. Officers elected were Dorothy Moyer, chair, Columbus, N.C.; Greg Burnette, vice chair, Hendersonville, N.C.; John Veazy, Esq., secretary, Hendersonville, N.C.; and Stephanie Bailey, treasurer, Asheville, N.C.

Ely Winter Festival and ArtWalk – Nobody Does Winter Better!

ELY, Minn., Jan. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ely’s Winter Festival and ArtWalk opens Thursday, February 4 and continues through Sunday, February 14, 2016. This annual celebration of winter in the north offers outdoor activities, both muscle- and engine-powered; indoor cultural and social events; and the ArtWalk, which combines the best of indoor and outdoor.

Non-Profit PR Grant 2016 Application Deadline Extended to Feb. 15

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope today announced an extension to the 2016 annual PR Grants program application deadline, for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities, to February 15. Launched in 2000, the Non-Profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential halo sponsors and donors.

Montway Auto Transport Joins Forces with Move For Hunger to Help Feed Families in Need Nationwide

DES PLAINES, Ill., Jan. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montway Auto Transport has partnered with the national non-profit, Move For Hunger to help fight hunger and provide much-needed food to local food pantries across the United States. As a proud partner of the national hunger-relief organization, Montway supports Move For Hunger’s efforts to reduce food waste and fight hunger.

Delta Care Rx Sponsors Innovative Hospice Nurse Intern Program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A shared commitment to the greater good and a growing need for trained hospice professionals led Delta Care Rx, a nationally known hospice pharmaceutical provider, to partner with Four Seasons Compassion For Life in the recent development and implementation of an innovative 12-week ‘Hospice Nurse Internship Program.’

Great American Foundation to Put On Huge 3 Day Hamburger and Music Festival in St. Augustine, FL May 20-22, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mark your calendars and let the countdown begin for BurgerFest, hosted by Great American Foundation. Nothing says ‘all American’ like a spring food and music festival in the oldest city in America. Come out and enjoy mouth-watering burgers, great live music and ice cold beer.

Volunteer in 2016: Four Seasons Compassion for Life Offers Orientation, Patient Care Training in January

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a non-profit, end-of-life and palliative care provider in western North Carolina, announces new volunteer orientation and patient care training opportunities during the month of January.

Children First Recognizes Sarasota Attorney M. David Shapiro for His Ongoing Support of The Charitable Organization

SARASOTA, Fla., Dec. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney David Shapiro was honored for his five years on the Board of Children First. He has held multiple positions throughout the years including, Treasurer and Vice President.

James Brown Family Foundation Continues Legacy with Charitable Giving to The New Community Corporation’s Harmony House

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The James Brown Family Foundation (JBFF) continued the legacy of the Legendary Godfather of Soul with charitable giving to The New Community Corporation’s Harmony House, on Monday December 14, 2015. The children and families also received a visit from jolly Old Saint Nick and a special holiday performance from Josiah Borden and Brandon Williams.

James Brown Toy Giveaway Uplifts Children Spirits for The Holidays

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, December 14, 2015, The James Brown Family Foundation will continue the legacy of the Legendary Godfather of Soul with charitable giving to The New Community Corporation’s Harmony House. Deanna Brown Thomas, daughter of the Godfather and President of the James Brown Family Foundation (JBFF), extends his charitable giving on Monday December 14, 2015 as she brings the James Brown Toy Giveaway to New Jersey!

Documentary of Four Seasons Efforts to Improve Palliative Care in Zambia Receives Telly Award

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Filmmakers Dylan and Melanie Trivette of Trivette Images were recently recognized as bronze winners of the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their documentary ‘A Unified Presence’ in the non-profit organization category, Four Seasons Compassion For Life announced today.

Four Seasons Celebrates the Holidays with 25th Annual ‘Tree of Lights’ and 3rd annual ‘Songs for the Seasons’ Events

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Illuminate the joys of the holiday season with Four Seasons Compassion for Life’s community celebrations, the 25th annual ‘Tree of Lights,’ Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, 5:30 p.m., and 3rd annual ‘Songs for the Seasons,’ Saturday, Dec. 5, immediately following the Henderson County Christmas Parade.

Drive Safer Sunday is November 29 – Reminds Drivers of Special Danger on Year’s Busiest Travel Day

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 11th annual observance of Drive Safer Sunday on November 29, 2015 reminds Americans taking holiday road trips to focus on being rested and attentive to dangers inside and outside their cars, says Road Safe America.

National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) Joins Forces with The Charitable Mint to Launch Two Major Programs

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping to weave a critically needed safety net for our nation’s soldiers and their loved ones, the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) has joined forces with The Charitable Mint to battle urgent needs military families are facing not met by other sources.

Four Seasons Recognized for Quality Care Provided to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has been recognized as a Level 2 ‘We Honor Veterans’ partner for its organizational capacity to provide quality care for U.S. military veterans.

Showing Up for Underserved Public School Students, A Civil Rights Journey Toward Social Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been mentioned by many politicians that everybody has a lobbyist except public school children – which means that when critical decisions are made about public schools the loudest voices tend to be well-paid lobbyists, not parents and community stakeholders. COPACS, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit wants parents and community stakeholders across gender, age, socioeconomic status, and ethnic groups to level this playing field.

WNC Hospice Volunteers King, McBane, and Welch Awarded for Outstanding Service

HIGHLANDS, N.C., Nov. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three Four Seasons Compassion for Life volunteers were recently awarded for their exemplary service to hospice patients and families in the western region of North Carolina, including Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.

16th Annual PR Grant Program for Non-Profits Announced by Neotrope to Help Worthy Causes Raise Visibility

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a 32-year-old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm, today announced the launch of its 2016 annual PR Grants program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities. Launched in 2000, the Non-Profit PR Grant was designed to help raise awareness of selected charities to traditional media, to the public, as well as to potential ‘halo’ sponsors and donors.

C Diff Foundation Opens New Avenue to Provide Nationwide Community Support

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation launches C. diff. Nationwide Community Support (CDNCS) for patients, families and survivors. C. difficile (C. diff.) infections caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year, according to a 2015 study by the CDC.

New ‘Healing HeARTS Holiday Workshop’ from Four Seasons Compassion for Life Supports Grieving Children, Teens

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Oct. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This holiday season, children and teens who have lost a loved one will be able to express and ease their grief, thanks to the debut of the ‘Healing HeARTS Holiday Workshop.’ The free event for grieving children and teens ages 6-18 is sponsored by the Heart Songs Program at Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

3rd Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo Features Leading Global Topic Experts

BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year. A worldwide panel of experts, hosted by the C Diff Foundation, will gather at the 3rd Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo on November 9, to discuss vital information for healthcare professionals.

ACG Central Texas signs Memorandum of Understanding with The Texas Military Officers Association

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(R), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Texas Military Officers Association, in an effort to actively expose the two organizations to each other’s membership, foster integration, and promote joint programs.

The Blue Hill Troupe Announces its 92nd Season to Benefit Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Blue Hill Troupe, the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, announces its 92nd season with ‘A Little Night Music,’ Nov. 13-21, 2015 at The Theatre at St. Jean’s, and Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Iolanthe, or the Peer and the Peri,’ April 8-16, 2016 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio. The 2015-2016 season will benefit the Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation.

70-year Old Chicagoan to Cycle More Than 500 Miles in the Camino de Santiago Journey in Spain

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 19, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-time Saint Robert Bellarmine parishioner and Jefferson Park resident, Jim Ryan, will cycle more than 500 miles in the Camino de Santiago journey to honor and raise funds for the vibrant Saint Robert Bellarmine parish and school community. At 70 years of age, Jim will embark on this historical pilgrimage to the Camino de Santiago in Spain (also known as The Way of St. James) from Sept. 21 – Oct. 15, 2015. He is naming his ride the San Roberto Belarmino journey.

Joshuacord Announces Third annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run-Walk Nov. 14, 2015 displaying the persecuted ribbon for support

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joshuacord Inc. announces its Third annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk for November 14, 2015 and displaying the persecuted ribbon for support. Joshuacord is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization.

Non-profit Founder Walks and Writes for Hunger and Poverty

BREWTON, Ala., Aug. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lisa Thomas-McMillan has made feeding the hungry and helping those in need in a life-long pursuit. In 2000, she formed a 501(c)3, Carlisa, Inc. – a small, non-profit food bank that receives limited funding, as the needs in her community continue to grow she is in need of more.

EPIC’s National Real Estate Practice presents Mercy Housing with $26,000 to fund summer youth program and improvements

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, July 30, the National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants presented its charity of choice, Mercy Housing, with a check for $26,000.

Art-In-Relation Introduces Kids of All Ages to Musical Theater with Unique ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Jonas Sills and Ray Buffer, producers are proud to present their sixth stage production in a unique version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ for a limited run from August 14-23, 2015.

Art-In-Relation Brings Biblical Story of Joseph to Life in Historic Scottish Rite Cathedral in Long Beach CA

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The magnificent musical ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ is playing at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach, California from August 14 – 23, courtesy of Art-In-Relation.

C Diff Foundation Volunteers Raise Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) Awareness July 27 to Aug. 9 at PA and NY Fairs

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Representatives are volunteering and advocating with the C Diff Foundation, raising Clostridium difficile (C.diff.) awareness and providing educational information to the thousands of fair-goers in North Central Pennsylvania and South Central New York.

Four Seasons Compassion for Life Pinning Ceremony Offers Gratitude for World War II Service to Joseph Eyman

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., July 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 1944, Joseph ‘Joe’ Eyman, private first class, U.S. Army, wouldn’t remember the Fourth of July fireworks. The landing and firestorm on Utah beach of Normandy, France, on the 6th, however, was something he’d never forget, the veteran said during a pinning ceremony hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, this week.

Pacific Pinball Museum Opens New ‘Science Room’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In furtherance of its mission: to teach art, science and history through pinball while preserving this unique part of American culture, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) will be recreating a room within its facility to strictly focus on teaching science through pinball.

Four Seasons Announces 12th Annual Children’s Bereavement Camp

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., July 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four Seasons Compassion for Life, Flat Rock, announces its 12th annual Camp Heart Songs to be held at Camp Tekoa, on Saturday and Sunday, August 15-16, 2015.