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    Move for Hunger Teams with Crunch Fitness

    Move for Hunger Teams with Crunch Fitness locations in San Francisco and Los Angeles for Holiday Food Drive

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Crunch Fitness is partnering with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, to host a mega Thanksgiving food drive from November 1-18, 2016 at locations across the country. Nearly 50 million people, including 1 in 5 children, in the United States face hunger.
    FOLAR - LA River

    MOBY to Play at Friends of The Los Angeles River 30-Year Anniversary Fundraiser Oct. 8, FoLAR Fandango

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Artistic visionary and electronic music pioneer Moby will perform at Friends of the Los Angeles River’s thirty-year anniversary...
    FOLAR - LA River

    Friends of The Los Angeles River Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary with Fandango ‘Take Me To The River’

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Friends of the Los Angeles River (FOLAR) will celebrate 30 years of advocacy on the L.A. River with a gala at L.A. River Studios in Cypress Park on Oct. 8, 2016 from 7:30 -11:30 p.m. Music industry tastemaker and veteran radio personality Nic Harcourt from KCSN 88.5 FM will host the evening’s festivities.
    Brandy Vaughan of LearnTheRisk

    Join Brandy Vaughan of LearnTheRisk for an Important Event ‘Is Your Health For Sale?’ in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Join Brandy Vaughan, former Merck pharmaceutical rep and founder of Learn The Risk, a campaign of the Council for Vaccine Safety, for a FREE talk on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 at 1 p.m. in San Francisco - "Is Your Health For $ale?" - as she exposes the dark side of today's 'health'care system and explains how we can stay healthy in a system that wants to keep us sick.
    Operation Gratitude Volunteers

    Operation Gratitude Volunteers to Honor First Responders, Assemble 10,000+ Care Kits on 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Police Department, Operation Gratitude volunteers will gather...
    Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup

    Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup in S.F. features Workshops, Local Food and Live Music

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center presents Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup - a shopping experience featuring over 30 of our Alumni and some of the most diverse and talented makers on September 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at The Yard at Mission Rock.

    International Trade Education Programs Honored at 90th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

    CARSON, Calif. /California 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 Insurance Brokers' Inland Empire Team Supports Local Community and The Joyful Child Foundation

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced details of community support provided by their Inland Empire division. In 2015, the EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament raised approximately $28,000 for the Joyful Child Foundation. This year's tournament generated an additional $40,477.

    Geek Club Books Releases Interactive Digital Autistic Hero Comic Book for Inclusive Family Learning

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their interactive digital comic book, '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.

    Autism EDU Educational Tools for April Autism Awareness Month Bring Topics of Autism into Classrooms

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism non-profit, 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.
    California Safe Schools Coalition

    Support the Non-profit California Safe Schools Coalition and Protect Health and the Environment

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools Coalition (CSSC) is a children’s environmental health and justice non-profit founded in 1998 by Robina...

    Boosting U.S. Charities: 2016 NonProfit PR Grant Application Deadline Extended to Feb. 15

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California 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.

    National Foundation for Military Family Support teams with The Charitable Mint to launch two initiatives

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Helping to weave a critically needed safety net for our nation's soldiers and their loved ones, the non-profit 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.

    NonProfit PR Grant Program Offers $250K in Like-Kind Funding in 2016 for Cause Marketing

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based 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.
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    Student African American Brotherhood Celebrates 25 Years of Meaningful Impact and Change, in L.A.

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB), a 501(c)(3) educational organization, will host a black tie gala in celebration...

    Art, Science and History Through Pinball: The Pacific Pinball Museum Opens New 'Science Room' in California

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California 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.

    PDC Capital Group's Emilio N. Francisco named a Goodwill Southern California Partner of Hope

    COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and CEO of PDC Capital Group, has been named a Partner of Hope by Goodwill Southern California. The Goodwill Partner of Hope program allows generous donors to make regularly scheduled donations that fund education, job-training and job-placement services for individuals with physical or mental disabilities or other difficulties finding a job.
    Smart Cities Prevail

    Study: Prevailing Wage Adds 17.5K Jobs to California Economy

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Prevailing Wage policies add 17,500 jobs and $1.4 billion in output across California's economy, according to a new study released today by Smart Cities Prevail – a leading construction industry education and research organization.

    First EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament in Calif. benefits the Joyful Child Foundation

    ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has been working for over six months planning an event that raised nearly $30,000 to support The Joyful Child Foundation's efforts to bring their personal safety training to children in the Inland Empire, California.

    On National Ferret Day 2015, California Ferret Enthusiasts Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative

    LA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts - LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation.

    Comedian Who Stutters Goes Beyond the Punch Lines – Nina G to perform at the Pacific Pinball Museum

    ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nina G bills herself as 'America's Only Female Stuttering Comedian.' Less obvious about this stand-up comedian, social activist, and author, is that she also has a learning disability. Both Nina G's stutter and her learning disability are subjects in her new one woman show, 'Going Beyond Inspirational,' which premieres on (funnily enough) April Fools' Day! April 1, 2015 at the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda, Calif.

    2015 High Technology Crime Investigation Association International Conference and Training Expo Announced

    ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will unveil its 29th Annual International Conference and Training Expo on August 30, 2015, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in beautiful Orlando, Florida. This International Conference brings together groups including law enforcement, private industry, government and academia from the United States and from around the world.

    Pacific Pinball Museum to host 2015 California State Championship Pinball Tournament

    ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) today announced that the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), is coordinating the second annual State Championship Series finale, a competition held simultaneously across 33 different states on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. This year's competition in California will be held at the Pacific Pinball Museum.

    Pacific Pinball Museum to storm German Culture with American Pinball Exhibition

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) in California has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.
    CalNonprofits

    California Association of Nonprofits supports increase in the minimum wage starting in 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As the “Chamber of Commerce" representing the nonprofit sector in California, the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) today...

    14th Annual Non-Profit PR Grants Winners for 2014 announced by Neotrope

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope is proud to announce the recipients for 2014 of its annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-related marketing support to the selected worthy causes over the next year to raise awareness around each organization's programs and accomplishments.

    Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grants

    ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Team AMVETS Welcome Home Program is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. Team AMVETS' mission is to serve the veterans of our great nation, and to enhance the mental, physical and social well-being of all veterans.

    California Safe Schools, a child's environmental health coalition, receives 2014 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) today announces it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to CSS over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

    California Association of Nonprofits names Jennifer Fearing as New Public Policy Director

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jennifer Fearing, who has successfully led state policy efforts for The Humane Society of the United States, the...

    Tackle Cancer with a Cheer! Inaugural 'Team Up for St. Jude, Spirited by Varsity – Game Day' will help find cures,...

    ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Anaheim-based Esperanza High School Cheer and Song Leaders are hosting Team Up for St. Jude Spirited by Varsity - Game Day, a spirit week to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R). The Aztec cheer and song teams are enlisting students and fans to help sideline childhood cancer and other deadly diseases by cheering on the Cardinal and Gold at Brea Olinda High Stadium on October 2, 2014, at 7 p.m.
    Smart Cities Prevail

    Court Officially Affirms New Calif. Prevailing Wage Law

    Supporters Hail Victory for Bipartisanship, Economy and California Taxpayers SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last Friday, after hearing arguments from both sides in the...

    New report shows nonprofits rank as 4th largest private employer in California and contribute 15 percent of state GDP

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to the CalNonprofits organization, California nonprofits generate $260 billion in total economic activity every year, producing more...

    Calif. Marketing Firm, Neotrope, again donates $25K in Services for Worthy Causes with 2014 PR Grant

    TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a 31 year old brand marketing, PR, and content development firm in California, today announced launch of its latest annual PR Grant program for U.S.-based 501(c)3 charities for 2014. 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.

    California Association of Nonprofits to Release 2014 Report: 'Causes Count: The Economic Power of California’s Nonprofit Sector'

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California nonprofits generate $260 billion in total economic activity every year, producing more jobs than the real estate,...

    70th Anniversary of D-Day recongnized in Los Angeles with events by non-profit Heritage League of the Second Air Division

    VAN NUYS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Heritage League of the Second Air Division, and celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford, today announced today they have joined forces to honor WWII Veterans at the 70th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at the 94th Aero Squadron in Van Nuys on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. All WWII Veterans, friends and family are encouraged and invited to attend.

    Majority Leader Toni Atkins will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California's Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

    SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th Assembly District, announced she will introduce landmark liability insurance legislation for California's Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs). According to Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR), liability insurance for RCFEs is not now required as a condition of licensure.

    The Pacific Pinball Museum signs Letter of Intent with Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as its new home

    ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum's display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions.
    Anniversary of Legalized Abortion

    Coalition Launches Innovative Crowdfunding Plan to Help Educate Californians on Reproductive Rights and Health Services

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A coalition of reproductive rights organizations and Storefront Political Media are working together to produce a new short film on the history of reproductive health services in California. The project will be partly financed through an innovating crowd-funding campaign.

    Walk of Hope Event Supports California Families Struggling with Infertility

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento's first Walk of Hope, on Sept. 21, 2013. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility.

    Food Finders announces its third annual Viva Las Vegas Casino Night fundraiser to fight hunger in Southern California

    SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Food Finders is betting that its Viva Las Vegas Casino Night will be another fundraising success, sure to offer something for everyone. On September 21, 2013, the 24-year young nonprofit will celebrate its 100 millionth pound of food rescued by hosting the event at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. Proceeds will support its Food Rescue Program.

    A troupe of comedians with disabilities promises big laughs to benefit the Pacific Pinball Museum

    ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the 'Comedians with Disabilities Act,' a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called 'The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.'

    Pacific Pinball Museum announces 'Sailing Through Pinball' Art and Pop Culture Exhibition

    ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America's Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting: 'Sailing Through Pinball.'

    A limited number of complimentary tickets to the HTCIA CISO Summit in Summerlin, Nevada are now available

    ROSEVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The HTCIA (High Technology Crimes Investigation Association) today announced that several sponsors generously donated a limited amount of complimentary tickets to the HTCIA CISO Summit in Summerlin, Nevada on September 12. Summit sponsors McAfee, Cylance, Symantec, Essextec and InfoSecurity donated the complimentary tickets for the event.

    Food Finders Signal Hill Takes Summer Seriously with Local Businesses Joining the Campaign to Feed Children in Need

    SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There are smiles on the faces of more children and families this summer - smiles very familiar to one local food bank. For the third year in a row, Food Finders of Signal Hill is hosting its 'Summer To End Hunger' food drive 2013. This drive aims to fill in the hunger gaps where school breakfast and lunch programs end.

    Los Angeles PR and Marketing Firm NEOTROPE announces annual NonProfit Public Relations Grant Winners for 2013

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope(R), an advertising, marketing and PR firm launched in 1983, announced today the recipients of its annual Non-Profit PR Grant for 2013. Each worthy cause is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 charity 'doing good' on a local, or national level. As part of this in-kind grant program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination (through its Send2Press(R) Newswire service), online advertising, and social media marketing for the charities.
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    City of Fremont Parks and Recreation 2013 programs for low income families kicks off with TeamF1 Inc as Gold Sponsor

    FREMONT, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications and a Fremont, California business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by sponsoring the city of Fremont's programs benefiting local youth and families. The company's local outreach initiative, which it calls 'F1rstHand,' invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving local causes.

    Husky Haven of LA announces Huskies for Adoption Event in Hermosa Beach

    PALMDALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA today announced that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store. Husky Haven of LA is dedicated to saving the lives of homeless, abandoned Siberian Huskies.

    California Council on Economic Education receives State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- CCEE (California Council on Economic Education) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through the CCEE Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.

    Food Finders, Inc. Celebrates 100 Million Pounds of Food Rescued for the Food Insecure in Southern California

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since 1989, when Food Finders, Inc. officially started rescuing food to donate to needy agencies and shelters who feed the hungry, the nonprofit has collected and redistributed 100 million pounds of food. This tremendous milestone was reached this month, coinciding with its 24 year anniversary.

    Food Finders' Third Annual Summer To End Hunger Food Drive for 2013 launches May 1st

    SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Food Finders announced today that it is kicking off its 3rd Annual 'Summer To End Hunger' Food Drive, starting May 1st. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive effort.

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