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Planned Parenthood Federation of America Celebrates the Life of Valerie DeFillipo, Tireless Advocate for Sexual and Reproductive Rights
4/24/2015 8:29:30 AM
The global reproductive rights movement lost a visionary this month. We mourn the passing of Valerie DeFillipo, a passionate leader for women’s reproductive freedom in the U.S. and around the globe and a beloved member of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America family. Valerie’s advocacy improved the lives of countless women and young people — and her legacy and …
Mercy Corps: Investing in Adolescent Girls Critical to Building Drought Resilience
4/22/2015 4:01:28 PM
Washington, DC — A new report by global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps examines the role of adolescent girls in Kenya’s pastoralist communities, finding that their contribution to household and community food security is critical and grows during times of crisis. With Kenya facing reoccurring drought and hunger, Mercy Corps advises the development community to …
Duke Energy Awards $25,000 Grant to Teach For America–South Carolina for STEM Education Opportunities
4/22/2015 3:58:28 PM
Teach For America–South Carolina received a $25,000 grant from Duke Energy to support Teach For America’s efforts to increase statewide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education opportunities. The donation will help to recruit, train, and support Teach For America teachers who are leading STEM classrooms in the Palmetto State, and will also support the …
San Diego Philanthropic Groups Support Children and Teens Grieving the Loss of Someone Close
San Diego Philanthropic Groups Support Children and Teens Grieving the Loss of Someone Close
4/21/2015 11:20:39 AM
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: Fieldstone Foundation $10,000, Rincon Band of …
ABIH® Board Nomination Deadline for Director Positions Takes Place in Less than 2 Months
ABIH® Board Nomination Deadline for Director Positions Takes Place in Less than 2 Months
4/20/2015 9:17:14 PM
The due date for self-nominations for several Board of Director positions at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® is less than two months away.  Interested and qualified candidates have until June 15 to submit their official Nomination Packet.   Once received, the Board Selection Committee will review all candidates who have successfully submitted their information for …
The UPS Foundation Honored by Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship for Global Philanthropic Efforts
4/20/2015 12:15:12 PM
A mini-documentary highlighting how its Relief Link program has fostered more efficient aid distribution at two African refugee camps earned The UPS Foundation , the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), a win in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship’s (BCCCC) "Corporate Citizenship Film Festival." The annual festival, held as part of the International Corporate …
CARE Names Michelle Nunn New President and CEO
CARE Names Michelle Nunn New President and CEO
4/20/2015 9:59:33 AM
CARE USA announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Michelle Nunn as the global poverty-fighting organization’s new president and CEO. Nunn, a social entrepreneur and public service pioneer, will officially take the reins at CARE on July 1, replacing Helene D. Gayle, who is stepping down after nearly a decade of service. Nunn co-founded Hands on Atlanta and grew …
The Elizabeth Hospice Announces 6th Annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release on May 3, 2015
The Elizabeth Hospice Announces 6th Annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release on May 3, 2015
4/15/2015 11:00:00 AM
Please join The Elizabeth Hospice for the sixth annual Wings of Hope Butterfly Release on Sunday, May 3 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in the Salon Room.   Community members of all ages are invited to attend and to sponsor butterflies in memory or in honor of loved ones.  Wings of Hope will include …
New UNICEF consignment of essential supplies arrives in war-torn Yemen
4/14/2015 10:21:53 AM
A second aircraft loaded with UNICEF lifesaving supplies has arrived at Sana’a International Airport, bringing nearly 76 metric tonnes of antibiotics, bandages, syringes, IV sets and other materials.   A first consignment of medical supplies which arrived on Friday is currently being distributed in various parts of the country. The arrival of a second supply …
CommonWealth One is helping to improve Americans’ savings rate
4/14/2015 9:54:49 AM
CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union is partnering with “America Saves,” a national campaign involving non-profit, government, and corporate groups that encourages individuals and families to practice good savings behavior and to assess their own saving status. As part of the campaign this year, CommonWealth One donated $250 to the Virginia Cooperative Extension Agency, …
American Board of Industrial Hygiene® to Recognize Two Outstanding CIHs at the AIHce Conference
American Board of Industrial Hygiene® to Recognize Two Outstanding CIHs at the AIHce Conference
4/13/2015 12:21:11 PM
On June 1st, the 2015 ABIH® Forum will take place at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) from 2:00 to 3:30 PM.  During the event, two of ABIH’s most prestigious honors will be awarded.  The Impact Award and Lifetime Achievement Award recognize the professional accomplishments of outstanding Certified Industrial Hygienists.   The ABIH® Impact …
CommonWealth One’s announces dates for spring Community Shred Days
4/13/2015 9:40:17 AM
CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union announces the dates for its spring Shred Days event. In Harrisonburg, Shred Day is set for 9am–1pm, Sat., April 25,  at 42 Terri Drive; in Alexandria, the date is Sat., May 9, 9am–2pm, 4875 Eisenhower Ave. An identical event is also held in the fall each year. Members are encouraged to bring old documents, receipts and other personal …
CARE Chef Ambassadors Host Advocacy Dinner in Minneapolis
CARE Chef Ambassadors Host Advocacy Dinner in Minneapolis
4/8/2015 4:34:00 PM
CARE Chef Ambassadors Spike Mendelsohn and Asha Gomez traveled to Minneapolis this week to raise awareness of the need for strong U.S. investments to combat global hunger. The duo hosted a dinner for more than two dozen influential community leaders and policymakers. Mendelsohn, of Washington D.C., and Gomez, of Atlanta, discussed their personal experiences with food as …
Lancaster Seminary Launches Bold New Master of Divinity
Lancaster Seminary Launches Bold New Master of Divinity
4/7/2015 5:04:52 PM
Lancaster Seminary Launches Bold, New Master of Divinity With Novel Innovative Curriculum, Two Tracks to Graduation, Flat-rate Tuition   LANCASTER, PA, 7 April 2015 – Lancaster Theological Seminary in August will welcome its first class of seminarians enrolled in a bold, new Master of Divinity program designed to address the pressing contemporary needs of the church and …
U.S. Senate Approves Resolution Establishing National Asbestos Awareness Week
U.S. Senate Approves Resolution Establishing National Asbestos Awareness Week
4/7/2015 4:58:02 PM
On March 27th, the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan resolution to create the 11th consecutive National Asbestos Awareness Week.  The week of recognition for asbestos, known to cause mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer, takes place during the first week of April. Senate Resolution 125 also urges the Surgeon General of the United States to warn and educate people about the …
PointNurse Partners with Swarm to Create first Global Distributed Telemedicine and Telehealth Collaborative Organization
PointNurse Partners with Swarm to Create first Global Distributed Telemedicine and Telehealth Collaborative Organization
4/2/2015 2:01:44 PM
PointNurse , a new telehealth and telemedicine startup company, has announced a partnership with Palo Alto based Swarm Fund to help create the first Global Telemedicine and Telehealth Distributive Collaborative Organization. PointNurse will be joining four other companies selected by the Swarm Fund community in February in their incubator and crowdfunding program. Unlike …
Spring Exam Period Begins for Industrial Hygienists on the Path to CIH® Certification
Spring Exam Period Begins for Industrial Hygienists on the Path to CIH® Certification
4/1/2015 10:28:22 PM
The Spring Exam window for successful Applicants looking to take their industrial hygiene careers to the next level begins this week on the first day of April.   The CIH® exam is administered by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® (ABIH®) and approved candidates have until the last day of May to take the exam.   ABIH offers two exam windows each year: April-May and …
Kum & Go and Habitat for Humanity expand partnership to make a difference
Kum & Go and Habitat for Humanity expand partnership to make a difference
4/1/2015 9:05:29 AM
Kum & Go and Habitat for Humanity announced an expansion of their partnership, launching a national campaign that will feature a corporate donation and in-store fundraising during the month of April. Through their donations, Kum & Go customers will help select a community in which Kum & Go will sponsor the construction of a new Habitat home. In 2014, Kum & …
USA Funds and Education at Work Sign Affiliation Agreement
USA Funds and Education at Work Sign Affiliation Agreement
4/1/2015 8:39:48 AM
Indianapolis-based nonprofit USA Funds® has signed an affiliation agreement with Education at Work , a Cincinnati-based nonprofit that helps college students earn income, receive additional tuition assistance and gain valuable transferable skills that will enhance students’ employability following graduation. Since 2012, Education at Work has helped college students pay …
Habitat for Humanity named social services nonprofit brand of the year in Harris Poll EquiTrend® study
3/31/2015 10:00:43 AM
Habitat for Humanity has been named the “Brand of the Year” in the social services nonprofit category in the 2015 Harris Poll EquiTrend® study, an annual survey that measures the brand equity of an organization in the U.S. This year’s study marks the first time Habitat for Humanity has been recognized as a top ranked brand in its category. “We are deeply honored by this …