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A look at five uniique thrift store finds as pioneer online acution site turns 15
8/30/2014 10:29:16 AM
America’s favorite online thrift store — and the nation’s first nonprofit online auction site — is celebrating its 15th anniversary, proving that Goodwill® is not only a leader in job placement but also an innovative social enterprise through its use of e-commerce and sustainability. The site has auctioned off an array of art, antiques, musical instruments and collectibles as …
Chevron Expands Fuel Your School Program to Help Fund Classroom Projects
8/29/2014 3:31:27 PM
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (NYSE: CVX) today announced the launch and expansion of the 2014 Fuel Your School program, an innovative collaboration with DonorsChoose.org, an online organization that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. In 2014, the Fuel Your School Program will generate up to $8.6 million in classroom supply funding for educators in 22 U.S. communities in …
Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson & Common Team Up For Debut Performance Of “Remission” At SU2C Telecast
Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson & Common Team Up For Debut Performance Of “Remission” At SU2C Telecast
8/29/2014 11:06:55 AM
Today, Grammy Award-winning, critically acclaimed artists Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson and Common have announced they are teaming up to perform their new track “Remission” for the first time at the Stand Up To Cancer telecast on Friday, September 5th. The song, which is the remix to Lupe Fiasco’s powerful track “Mission,” supports Stand Up To Cancer, a groundbreaking …
SAE International Publishes Series of Technical Reports that Help Improve Ambulance Patient Compartment Safety
8/27/2014 2:14:26 PM
With the recent publishing of four technical reports, SAE International now offers a series of recommended practices designed to enhance overall ambulance safety in several areas, including patient compartments and occupant restraint. The four newly published recommended practices include: ·         “J3026 – Ambulance Patient Compartment Seating Integrity and Occupant …
Fighting diabetes one kick at a time
8/27/2014 1:30:56 PM
Sun Life Financial is committing up to $100,000 to the fight against diabetes through the second annual Sun Life Financial Kick Diabetes program, launching today. For every tweet or retweet of #SunLifeKickDiabetes, during both the CFL’s regular and playoff seasons, Sun Life Financial will donate $1 to JDRF, up to $60,000. This is in addition to a $102 donation, in honour of …
Poorer Than Usual Returns Intensify Wild Atlantic Salmon Conservation Efforts
8/27/2014 1:02:50 PM
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is gearing up for the annual fall run of North American fundraising dinners.   Every year, the dinners represent a significant portion of ASF fundraising efforts with monies raised going to support the restoration and protection of wild Atlantic salmon.  This year is of particular importance however, with poor Atlantic salmon returns being …
MGM Resorts International Employees Pledge $5 Million to Help Nonprofit Organizations and Programs Serving Communities
8/26/2014 10:57:25 AM
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) employees have pledged more than $5 million this year to support nonprofit organizations serving the resort company’s host communities in Nevada, Michigan and Mississippi, as well as other regional and national nonprofit organizations. This year’s campaign results mark the largest since the 2008 recession, and will support more than 1,400 …
Local Philanthropic Groups Support Camp Erin San Diego
Local Philanthropic Groups Support Camp Erin San Diego
8/25/2014 1:52:17 PM
Each year more than 100 children and teens have the opportunity to attend Camp Erin San Diego , thanks to the generous donations from local philanthropic groups.    The Elizabeth Hospice is grateful to the following contributors for generously supporting these children through their sponsorship to Camp Erin San Diego 2015: Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation $30,000 and The …
ABIH Celebrates Labor Day and the Health & Safety of Workers
ABIH Celebrates Labor Day and the Health & Safety of Workers
8/25/2014 11:26:38 AM
For many people, Labor Day marks the end of summer vacations and the last holiday weekend before the start of autumn.  It was created to celebrate the social and economic achievements of the American worker and is an annual tribute to their contributions to the strength and prosperity of the nation.   According to the United States Department of Labor, “The vital force of …
ASPCA Grants a Total of $220,000 to 33 Animal Welfare Organizations For October ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ Events, Presented by Subaru
8/23/2014 9:59:50 AM
The ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) announced that 33 animal welfare organizations are receiving grant funding to participate in nationwide ASPCA ‘Mega Match-a-thon’ events presented by Subaru, which will take place from October 17-19, 2014. The ASPCA is granting $220,000 to support a host of large-scale adoption events held nationwide in an …
The Golseth Agency Inaugurates Charity Campaign Program in the Bedford, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign Introducing Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County
8/22/2014 11:37:20 AM
The Golseth Agency Inaugurates Charity Campaign Program in the Bedford, TX Area, and Debuts with Campaign Introducing Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County The Golseth Agency launches a local charity program in the Bedford, TX area to seek active support from the agency’s network of customers and business partners in helping the community. Its first campaign will raise …
Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2014
8/18/2014 9:40:46 AM
Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2014 celebrates this year’s theme FASHION ROCKS® at the Golden Gate Theatre on Friday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. Singer and songwriter Jason Derulo, known for hits “Talk Dirty” (ft. 2 Chainz), “Whatcha Say,” and “It Girl” as well as his latest single “Wiggle,” will headline the 32nd annual event benefiting AIDS Emergency Fund , Glide …
New Climate Research Raises Questions for Tongass Salmon
8/17/2014 11:10:17 PM
The 17,000 miles of salmon streams in the Tongass rainforest of Southeast Alaska produce a third of the state’s salmon harvest, making it one of the planet’s most productive wild salmon hotspots. The region’s salmon output depends on a perfect mix of healthy streams, forests and estuaries, but new climate change research suggests the productivity of these salmon streams could …
"Your State Parks Day" is September 27
8/16/2014 10:11:24 AM
Free admission, dozens of volunteer projects and family-friendly events await Georgia State Park and Historic Site visitors on “Your State Parks Day” set for Saturday, September 27. Sponsored by Friends of Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, the nonprofit dedicating to preserving and enhancing the state’s natural treasures, “Your State Parks Day” is Georgia’s annual …
Moore Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign to Raise Money for the Davis Family in Spring, TX, Who Lost Their Husband and Father to Meningitis
Moore Insurance Group Initiates Charity Campaign to Raise Money for the Davis Family in Spring, TX, Who Lost Their Husband and Father to Meningitis
8/15/2014 2:18:16 PM
Spring, TX – With a new charity campaign in the Spring, TX area, Moore Insurance Group has announced that they will be raising funds to help support a local family who has lost their loving husband and father to meningitis. The family is not only grieving the loss of a loved one, but also struggling with financial issues as a consequence of losing their main household …
Helen Gurley Brown Trust Announces $7.5 Million Grant to American Museum of Natural History to Create "BridgeUp: STEM" Program
8/15/2014 12:57:34 PM
The Helen Gurley Brown Trust today announced a gift of $7.5 million to the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to establish BridgeUp: STEM, a program for young women and low-income New York City youth to explore computer science and coding through projects that tackle real-world problems. BridgeUp: STEM will inspire young women in high school and college, and underserved …
The Nature Conservancy in Florida Names Temperince Morgan as Executive Director
8/14/2014 10:19:44 AM
The Nature Conservancy is pleased to announce Temperince Morgan as the new executive director in Florida. A Florida native, Morgan is a scientist by training and has spent the last 17 years working on conservation and water issues in Florida, most recently as the division director for Everglades policy for the South Florida Water Management District. Morgan will oversee all …
Sir Chris Bonington, icon of climbing, turns 80
Sir Chris Bonington, icon of climbing, turns 80
8/13/2014 4:00:00 AM
Bonington turned 80 on 6 August and his career will be celebrated by Berghaus, where he is non-executive chairman, and the wider outdoor community.  Very recently, Sir Chris lost his wife Wendy to motor neurone disease (MND) and will use his 80th as an opportunity to improve awareness of the condition, for which there is no cure and about which very little is known.  He and …
The Gold Diggers provide funding ensuring access to hospice care to all in need
8/12/2014 2:28:51 PM
The Gold Diggers (Gifts of Loving Donors), presented The Elizabeth Hospice with a $500 grant to provide hospice care to uninsured patients and bereavement support to individuals and families.   “This donation will directly impact The Elizabeth Hospice mission to provide comprehensive services for children and adults in need of hospice care in our community,” said Jan …
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies
8/11/2014 3:39:27 PM
Tunnell Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program in the Chicago, IL Area and Debuts With a Campaign to Help Save Abandoned Babies Tunnell Insurance Agency launches a local charity program in the Chicago, IL area to seek active support from the agency’s network of valued customers and business partners in helping the community. Its first campaign will raise …