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Red Cross Launches Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)
2/27/2015 4:21:26 PM
The American Red Cross today announced the launch of Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) to meet certification and licensing requirements for healthcare and public safety professionals. The new BLS course offers modularity and flexibility that is unique to the Red Cross, allowing medical directors, educators and Red Cross training partners the ability to tailor …
Feeding America and C&S Wholesale Grocers Collaborate to Solve Rural Child Hunger
2/27/2015 4:19:40 PM
C&S Wholesale Grocers is extending its commitment to finding solutions for rural child hunger by partnering with Feeding America to launch the first ever Rural Child Hunger Capacity Building Institute. C&S has supported Feeding America , the largest domestic hunger-relief organization, for nearly 15 years and has centered its interest this year in the specialized …
Save The Children Action Network Urges Congress to Prioritize Early Childhood Education in Student Success Act Vote
Save The Children Action Network Urges Congress to Prioritize Early Childhood Education in Student Success Act Vote
2/27/2015 2:31:14 PM
Save the Children Action Network today called on the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for amendments that prioritize high-quality early childhood education as part of the Student Success Act (H.R. 5), the next iteration of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). The House is expected to vote today on amendments to the Student Success Act, with a vote tonight or …
Goodwill® Creates New Retail Industry Credentialing Initiative with Funding from the Walmart Foundation
2/27/2015 2:27:44 PM
A new career-training program designed to equip experienced, entry-level retail employees with the skills and credentials to advance to in-demand, mid-level retail positions was announced by Goodwill Industries International. The Careers in Retail Initiative was made possible by a $3 million grant from the Walmart Foundation for a period of two years. The program will be …
1,700 Years of Experience Represented at ACAC Executive Meeting
1,700 Years of Experience Represented at ACAC Executive Meeting
2/26/2015 11:00:00 AM
The American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) held its annual Executive Meeting February 6th and 7th, 2015, in Avondale, Arizona.  More than 70 members of ACAC certification boards, operating board and national advisory board were in attendance. “We welcomed board members from across the country who together represented more than 1,700 years of IAQ-related field …
Industry, Government Agencies & the Public Connect with CIHs through the ABIH® Website
Industry, Government Agencies & the Public Connect with CIHs through the ABIH® Website
2/24/2015 4:41:21 PM
The most sought after professionals who provide occupational health and safety services to people across the globe are Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs).  Many industries, institutions and government agencies rely on their knowledge and skills to ensure that workers and the public are not exposed to potentially harmful substances and situations.    In addition to …
Thousands of students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge program during spring break
2/24/2015 3:26:13 PM
Nearly 8,000 college and high school students will spend their spring break this year volunteering to build homes and help improve communities through Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge program. Students will volunteer in 195 communities across the U.S., donating more than $1.8 million to help Habitat offer more homeownership opportunities in partnership with …
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Workshop, “Healing After Loss“
The Elizabeth Hospice Offers Workshop, “Healing After Loss“
2/23/2015 12:39:21 PM
The Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice will present the grief workshop, “Healing After Loss,” on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Church of Resurrection located at 1445 Conway Drive, Escondido, Room 3.   The workshop is open to the community-at-large, regardless of the type of loss experienced. Expert facilitators will explore the …
EXHIBITORLIVE Asks Event Marketing Community to Support Nevada Book Drive, Teacher Exchange Program
EXHIBITORLIVE Asks Event Marketing Community to Support Nevada Book Drive, Teacher Exchange Program
2/23/2015 9:00:00 AM
Exhibitor Media Group , the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that it is partnering with Spread the Word Nevada and Teacher EXCHANGE™ with the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino to help the Nevada educational community during its EXHIBITOR LIVE conference and exhibition, taking place March 1-5, 2015 at …
CASA/LA Brings Experienced International Development Executive Camrin Christensen On As New Volunteer Recruitment and Outreach Director
2/23/2015 8:40:58 AM
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Los Angeles has broadened its management team with the addition of new Volunteer Recruitment and Outreach Director Camrin Christensen. Camrin brings over ten years of intense international development experience to CASA, working with organizations in the South Caucasus. Camrin began her career locally in Orange County, focusing on …
Oscar award-winning “American Sniper” and “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1” Illustrate Urgent Need for Combat Veteran Services
2/23/2015 8:37:42 AM
The recent Oscar Award winners, “American Sniper” and “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1”, are highlighting the physical, mental, and emotional challenges combat veterans face after returning home. After 14 years of continuous war, this country is faced with a growing problem. As military personnel return home from repeated tours of duty, the debilitating physiological …
2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference Announces Seminar Day Schedule
2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference Announces Seminar Day Schedule
2/19/2015 8:38:48 AM
In just under two months from today, a day full of exceptional seminars will be offered at the 2015 Northeast IAQ & Energy Conference. On April 15th, the first day of the two day conference, Seminar Day takes place and includes a comprehensive program presented by some of the most recognized names in the industry.   Seminar Day includes the following four …
NHPCO and Department of Veterans Affairs continue commitment
NHPCO and Department of Veterans Affairs continue commitment
2/18/2015 6:21:08 PM
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization has been awarded a contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue development of the highly-successful We Honor Veterans program, a national initiative to engage community partners in the care of Veterans, especially those facing advanced illness and nearing the end of life. NHPCO and the VA launched We …
Mercy Corps: Injustice, Not Unemployment, a Key Driver of Youth Participation in Violence
2/18/2015 9:23:17 AM
Ahead of this week’s White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism , a new three-country report by global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps evaluates key contributors to youth engagement in conflict, finding that experiences of injustice, rather than unemployment or poverty, propel young people to take up arms. With more than half the world’s population under 30 …
Auntie Anne’s Recognized for Charitable Partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation
2/17/2015 4:03:24 PM
For the second consecutive year, Auntie Anne’s, Inc. has been named a Pennsylvania state winner for the Restaurant Neighbor Award for its charitable work in funding childhood cancer research.  The Restaurant Neighbor Award is presented to a restaurant or company for its outstanding community service programs or projects. Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest franchisor of …
Hauser & Lee Insurance Services Inaugurates Charity Program in the East Bay Area, and Debuts With Campaign Providing The Home That Cures Addiction
Hauser & Lee Insurance Services Inaugurates Charity Program in the East Bay Area, and Debuts With Campaign Providing The Home That Cures Addiction
2/17/2015 1:55:28 PM
Hauser & Lee Insurance Services in East Bay, CA announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or organization with immediate support and awareness to …
Maria Jackson Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program In San Antonio, TX, And Debuts With Mission To Provide Spiritual Enrichment
Maria Jackson Insurance Agency Inaugurates Charity Program In San Antonio, TX, And Debuts With Mission To Provide Spiritual Enrichment
2/17/2015 10:24:18 AM
Maria Jackson Insurance Agency in San Antonio, TX announced the debut of its charity program designed to benefit the local community. The agency will work closely with nonprofit organizations in the area, to nominate a new beneficiary every 60 days. The idea is to create a campaign to help the elected individual, family or programs with immediate support by bringing awareness …
YMCA of the USA and Charitable Allies Urge House to Pass America Gives More Act of 2015
2/17/2015 9:19:16 AM
As organizations whose networks collectively represent tens of thousands of charities and foundations, we strongly urge all House Members to vote in favor of H.R. 644, America Gives More Act.  This legislation includes several important provisions that will help charitable and philanthropic organizations serving communities in every Congressional District across the country.  …
Next week’s meeting at UN key moment for children, says World Vision
Next week’s meeting at UN key moment for children, says World Vision
2/17/2015 9:09:33 AM
Ending extreme poverty is only going to be possible if governments gathered for next week’s meeting focus efforts on reaching all children, especially those living in war, fragility and instability, World Vision said Monday. “The next round of post-2015 negotiations takes place next week (February 17-20), and government representatives have a chance to set the tone for a …
Mercy Corps, Rockefeller Foundation Launch Asia Regional Network to Build City Resilience to Climate Change
2/17/2015 9:06:08 AM
At the first Asia-Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation this week in Bangkok, the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) will launch a member-based regional network headed by global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps. As a result of ACCCRN’s expanding footprint, Mercy Corps will build a larger coalition of national, regional and local …