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Star Vintners and Top Innovators in Food & Wine Take the Stage in Napa CA at 9th Annual WineaPAWlooza

NAPA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jameson Humane ("Jameson"), a solutions-based nonprofit and animal sanctuary which educates to inspire change on behalf of companion and farmed animals, is holding its signature fundraising event, WineaPAWlooza 2022, live and in-person on June 24 and June 25 at 5 p.m., PT. Combining two things that are universally loved (wine and animals), WineaPAWlooza has consistently earned its place as one of the top 10 wine events in the country.

The Pap Corps Donates $3.5 Million to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., May 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You can't keep champions down! Rebounding from COVID-19, The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research came back full swing with their fundraising for the 2021/2022 fiscal year. At their May meeting, the 501(c)(3) nonprofit donated $3.5 million to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

ACLENet and Government of Uganda Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to Further ‘Building Lightning Safe Communities’ Effort

CHICAGO, Ill. and KAMPALA, Uganda, May 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An important milestone for promoting lightning safety across Africa occurred with the February 2022 signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the US and Uganda-based African Centers for Lightning and Electromagnetics Network (ACLENet) and the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) of Uganda. This MoU was piloted and promoted by the Ministry of Relief, Disaster Preparedness, and Refugees (MoRDP'R) within the Prime Minister's Office.

Boise Spring Carnival Invites All Families

BOISE, Idaho, May 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MyPlaces Community Events, a community-based charity creating events accessible to people with disabilities, announced today that it is hosting its 4th Annual Spring Carnival, Saturday May 28 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.! These events have been a constant draw and boon for connecting special needs individuals with the larger community, in the universal language of HAVING FUN!

FormFree opens registration to its third annual Heroes Golf Classic 2022 benefiting the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia

ATHENS, Ga., May 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree today announced it has opened registration to the organization's third annual Heroes Golf Classic, which will be held on September 9, 2022, at Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course in Buford, Georgia. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides emergency assistance and preparedness education to communities affected by disaster.

China Rescue Dogs Fights to Save 46 Golden Retrievers, 8 Puppies And 22 Corgis from Being Slaughtered in China

VASS, N.C., May 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs, a leading International non-profit dog rescue based in the United States, is in the middle of an urgent dog rescue effort in China. Shanghai Animal Rescue reached out to China Rescue Dogs for help after they discovered a dog breed farm north of Harbin were selling all their dogs into the meat-trade.
Arnold Rudnick and RIFSoCal Exec. Director Carol Henault

Isn’t It Possible to Promote Literacy? 10th Anniversary Edition of ‘Little Green’ supports Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paraphrase, LLC, the publisher of "Little Green" (ISBN: 978-0981587943) by Arnold Rudnick, is donating 500 copies of a special anniversary edition to Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California (RIFSoCal). For 10 years, "Little Green" has been asking, "Isn't it possible?"

Allied Van Lines and Move For Hunger Renew Partnership to Continue the Fight Against Hunger

RED BANK, N.J., May 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, and Allied Van Lines, Inc., one of the world's largest moving companies, have partnered together for the 9th year to fight food insecurity in the United States.
California Safe Schools

California Safe Schools Celebrates Earth Day 2022 Honorees and 24th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) celebrates 7 honorees for their extraordinary achievements empowering youth and protecting the Earth. "CSS wants to honor our phenomenal 2022 Earth Day Champions. We thank each of them for their enormous and selfless contributions. They all make our world a better place," Robina Suwol, California Safe Schools, executive director, said.
No Idling Sign at 50 CA Schools

California Safe Schools Champions Clean Air in 2022, celebrates the implementation of ‘No Idling’ signs near 50 school ‘hotspot’ sites

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) today celebrates the implementation of "No Idling" signs near 50 school "hotspot" sites to eliminate diesel exhaust that can have immediate health effects especially for sensitive receptors like school children. Diesel exhaust contains toxic substances such as arsenic, benzene, formaldehyde and nickel that can contribute to mutations in cells that have progressed to cancer.
Cursive is Cool 2022 Contest

9th Annual USA Cursive is Cool Contest 2022 is Still Accepting Student Entries

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- We are excited to announce that the USA Cursive is Cool® contest deadline has been extended until April 22, 2022. The contest is going on as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents, and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, and the entries can now be submitted until April 22 to allow more students to participate.
Aviation and Aerospace Career Day on the USS Hornet Museum

Aviation and Aerospace Career Day 2022 on the USS Hornet Museum in Alameda California

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- USS Hornet Museum announces Aviation and Aerospace Career Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday May 7, 2022. Hear from leaders in these industries about the exciting career opportunities available! We will have booths where businesses will share information and answer any questions you have about careers with them. There will also be stage presentations and panels about careers in Aviation and Aerospace.

Country Music Artist Announces 2022 Concert Series to Benefit Veterans

WAYNESVILLE, Ohio, April 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International country chart-topper and member of the Ohio Country Music Hall of Fame, Richard Lynch has announced the 2022 lineup of "Keepin' It Country Farm" concerts to benefit the Love Tattoo Foundation for veterans. This year's lineup includes several #1 Billboard charting artists and a couple of stars from RFD TV.

Thousands Brave the Frigid February Waters for A Record-Breaking 2022 Polar Plunge Benefiting Special Olympics Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., April 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oregonians have a longstanding and beloved winter tradition of Plunging into the frigid waters each February to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR) athletes. Last month, donning their wildest costumes and swimming attire, more than 2,400 brave (some might say crazy) supporters gathered to take the Polar Plunge.

BioAustinCTX Announces Board of Director Leadership Changes

AUSTIN, Texas, April 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Life Science industry organization, BioAustinCTX, announced today changes to its Board of Directors with the departure of Elisa Maldonado-Holmertz and the appointment of Tami Annable. Over the past several years, Austin and the Central Texas region have developed into one of the fastest-growing life science hubs in the U.S.

Move For Hunger and Altair Global Renew Partnership to Reduce Food Waste and Fight Hunger Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J., March 31, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, and Altair Global, the first global mobility company focused solely on experience management, renew their partnership to continue their fight against hunger throughout America.

2022 Concordia Lexington Summit to hear from Governor Beshear, Mayor Gorton, Secretary Raimondo, Coach Mark Stoops, Governor Sununu and The Temptations

LEXINGTON, Ky. and NEW YORK, N.Y., March 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concordia, a leading global convener that hosts the largest and most bi-partisan summit in New York during the United Nations General Assembly, is hosting its first-ever U.S.-focused summit on April 7-8 in Lexington, Kentucky, focusing on the future of technology, trade and environmental sustainability.
SHARE International USA

Share International USA Announces 2022 Campaign to End All War

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Share International USA, a non-profit educational organization, announced today the start of a daily prayer/meditation vigil designed to engage the power of the people to bring peace in the current Russia/Ukraine conflict as well as all others ongoing worldwide.

Moffitt Services Matching Campaign for Texas EquuSearch

CYPRESS, Texas, March 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To inspire others to support Texas EquuSearch, Moffitt Services has generously committed to match, dollar for dollar, contributions of up to $50,000 from March 21 - March 30, 2022. As a token of appreciation, every donation of $500 or more will receive a custom Moffitt Services and Texas EquuSearch RTIC Tumbler.

National Van Lines and Move For Hunger Announce 8th Partnership Renewal to Fight Hunger Across America

RED BANK, N.J., March 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Van Lines, an interstate van line specializing in full-service moving, packing, and storage services for residential and commercial long distance customers, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announce 8th year of partnership to reduce food waste and fight hunger nationwide.

2022 Americas Summit will take place in Miami in July 2022 in partnership with the General Secretariat of the Organization of...

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Concordia has announced that it will hold its 2022 Americas Summit in Miami, Florida in July, 2022. The Concordia Americas Summit was originally scheduled to take place alongside the Ninth Summit of the Americas in June in Los Angeles, California.

PushSave and Babe Ruth League Announce a Three-Year Partnership

FARGO, N.D., March 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PushSave and Babe Ruth League are proud to announce a partnership that will benefit the sports of youth baseball and softball across the United States and Canada. Over the next three years, PushSave will serve as Babe Ruth League's exclusive fundraising partner, providing a highly automated and fully managed fundraising service to all the leagues and divisions under Babe Ruth League.
Legalize Ferrets

California Ferret Owners Submit Ballot Initiative to Attorney General for Legal Opinion – AG Ignores Civil Code on Domestic Animals

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Non-profit Legalize Ferrets (legalizeferrets.org) announced today that we are disappointed that California Attorney General ignores Civil Code in Domestic Ferret Ballot Initiative. The ferret legalization grassroots organization, has repeatedly asked the California Attorney General for a legal opinion.
Neotrope and Move For Hunger

Neotrope renews marketing support of Move For Hunger, a charity fighting hunger nationwide, for second decade

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Send2Press®, a service of Neotrope®, announced today that it will be renewing its support in helping promote the efforts of Move For Hunger as part of its JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program. With this program, Send2Press has helped disseminate MFH's news to media, social and syndication vis its newswire service for over 10 years.

The American Gem Society Celebrates Women’s History Month Through Women Designers

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Gem Society (AGS), a nonprofit association dedicated to consumer protection, is proud to celebrate and recognize its women designers, as well as women leaders in the jewelry industry during Women's History Month.

26 State Proclamations Kick Off Awareness Month for Unexplained Childhood Deaths

ROSELAND, N.J., March 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation thanks Arkansas, Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin for making statewide proclamations declaring March 2022 SUDC Awareness Month.

Move For Hunger and Today’s Local Media Renew Partnership in the Fight Against Hunger Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J., Feb. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today's Local Media, a full-service marketing agency serving moving companies nationwide, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced that they have renewed a partnership that will reduce food waste and fight hunger nationwide.

Registration Now Open for NEA Dell National Entrepreneur Pitch Contest: Over $10,000 in Cash and Prizes

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Entrepreneurs Association (NEA) will host a National Virtual Pitch Contest on Wed. April 20, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET on Zoom. Contestants will have an opportunity to win over $10,000 in cash and prizes. The event was created to give entrepreneurs and small business owners an opportunity to receive national exposure, professional coaching, funding and other resources.
Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize

Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center Launches 2022 Prize Awarding $10K in Contest and Scholarship Money for Youth Poets of Color

VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading literary arts centers, has announced that the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Prize is now actively accepting applications. The prize, created in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will accept applications until May 1, 2022.

Study Confirms Mentoring Makes a Significant Difference in Youth Overcoming Pandemic-related Challenges

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seedling Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing school-based mentoring for children impacted by parental incarceration, recently released its annual program evaluation showing that children who had access to a Seedling mentor had stronger social, emotional, and school-based outcomes than children who were without a mentor during the 2020-21 school year.

The New York Milk Bank Announces Appointment of New Executive Director, Linda Harelick, MBA, DrPH

VALHALLA, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Milk Bank (NYMB), founded six years ago, today announced the appointment of its new Executive Director, Linda Harelick, MBA, DrPH. The New York Milk Bank (NYMB) is a non-profit organization that collects extra breast milk from healthy lactating women. The milk is then pasteurized and distributed to babies in need throughout the Tri-State area.

Move For Hunger and FINCOR Construction Renew Partnership to Fight Hunger

RED BANK, N.J., Feb. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FINCOR Construction, an East coast-based multifamily renovation company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced that they have renewed their partnership to reduce food waste and fight hunger in the United States.

Super Bowl Commercial Highlights Lightning’s Danger and Lasting Impact on Survivors

CUMBERLAND, Maine, Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A commercial expected to air during Sunday's Super Bowl has caught the attention of the National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC). The ad will feature a lightning strike survivor's apparent phobia of electricity which developed after being injured while riding a motorcycle.

Want a Sparkling Valentine’s Day? Follow These Six Jewelry Buying Tips

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you are staying at home this Valentine's Day, or plan to have a romantic evening out, the American Gem Society (AGS), a nonprofit association dedicated to consumer protection, has some advice to ensure the jewelry you buy adds extra sparkle to you and your loved one's celebration.
Cursive is Cool 2022

9th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Adds More Prizes for Pandemic-Friendly Participation for 2022

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents, and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning. In person education is on again, off again, hit or miss these days. Yet, Cursive is Cool Contest is reliable.

2022 Mentor of the Year Finalists Announced: Four academic leaders nominated for strong commitment to mentorship

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced during National Mentoring Month the finalists for the 2022 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars.

Neuro Diverse Living Announces the Launch of Their New Brand Name, Front Porch Cohousing: A Neuro-Inclusive Community by NDL

BUCKS COUNTY / LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Front Porch Cohousing is excited to announce the launch of their new brand and the inspiration behind that change. As a cohousing community of private homes clustered around shared space, Front Porch Cohousing will intentionally design spaces to create opportunities for those with and without neuro or cognitive disabilities to build meaningful and lasting relationships.

China Rescue Dogs, A Non-Profit Organization, Leads Fight to Save Dogs from Chinese Meat Trade in the face of CDC Import...

VASS, N.C., Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs, a leading American 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue, has been recognized for its efforts to save dogs from the Chinese meat trade. Over the past year, China Rescue Dogs has been rescuing and rehabilitating dogs from China and providing them with loving homes in the United States and Canada.

Seedling Welcomes New Development Director

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization providing school-based mentoring for children who have an incarcerated parent, has selected Julie Barschow as Development Director. Ms. Barschow joins Seedling with over 20 years of nonprofit management, development and marketing experience.

The Chelsea Groton Foundation Passes $5 Million in Giving Since Founding – Following Approval of $255K in Grants During Fall Giving...

GROTON, Conn., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This fall, the Chelsea Groton Foundation provided $255,827 to 45 non-profit organizations from Connecticut and Rhode Island. The Foundation has given over $500,000 in grants in 2021 alone, and over $5 million to the community since its founding.

If a child had a pillow placed over their face when no one else was around, did it really happen?

SEEKONK Mass., Nov. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Team Shawnie Group was founded on one basic principle. To give voice to those who struggle to be heard. We help children with disabilities gain access to a proper and legally required Individual Education Plan.
Painting by Gregory Kondos, titled French Irises

Third Annual Sacramento SPCA Art Fur Paws Online Auction Opens Nov. 18

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction to benefit the Sacramento SPCA will be live at Witherell's from November 18 to December 2, 2021. Now in its third year, this two-week auction will feature artwork by many of the region's finest artists, as well as antiques, collectibles, and jewelry, all donated by Sacramento SPCA supporters.

Move For Hunger and Chadwell Supply Renew Their Partnership and Provide 200,000 Meals to Those In Need

RED BANK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chadwell Supply, a trusted Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) source of supplies and flooring for multi-family properties, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced the renewing of their partnership and commitment to the fight against hunger.
Entertainment in Music Association

Golden State Pops Orchestra/Friends of the GSPO create Entertainment in Music Association

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra / Friends of the GSPO nonprofit arts organization announces that they will now be doing business as the Entertainment in Music Association. The purpose of the association will be to support passion and creativity through the art and entertainment of music. This includes governing and funding the Golden State Pops Orchestra ensemble and other new projects related to music entertainment.

November Is C. difficile Awareness Month With An Annual Conference, Recognizing Subject Matter Experts, Expressing Gratitude to US Governors

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO welcomed over 40 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia on November 4-5, 2021. World-renowned presenters delivered data and discussed critical information on a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), Clostridioides difficile with global healthcare-associated issues: 100% Live-online presentations.

Colorado Buyers Association Publishes an Essential Guide for Home Buyers

EVERGREEN, Colo., Nov. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Colorado Exclusive Buyer Agent Association (CEBAA) just released a free guide in collaboration with the national association that includes five essential homebuying checklists for buyers and sellers who intend to purchase property in the United States. The guide will be discussed by CEBAA's association manager, Katheen Chiras, at a guest appearance on the Consumers Real Estate radio program this Saturday November 6, 2021.

Move For Hunger and Graebel Renew Their Partnership and Turn 11,000 Miles into 47,000 Meals to Help Those in Need

RED BANK, N.J., Nov. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Graebel Companies, Inc., a leading provider of international relocation services, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, today announced they renewed their partnership and commitment to the fight against hunger.

9th Annual C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO Pushes Past COVID-19 and Embraces Virtual Technology to Provide Global Online Learning for...

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the 9th Annual International C. diff. Conference and Health EXPO is honored to welcome over 40 international topic-experts dedicated in disciplines of healthcare, pharma, biotech, and academia. World-renowned presenters will deliver data and discuss critical information on a leading Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI), Clostridioides difficile with global healthcare-associated issues on Nov. 4 - 5, 2021.

As City Runoffs Loom, Georgia Non-Profit Proclaims November ‘No More Runoffs Month’

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia voters head to the polls, and some cities may need runoff elections this month. To educate citizens about alternatives to this system, Better Ballot Georgia, Inc (BBGa), an all-volunteer, Georgia non-profit proclaims November to be "No More Runoffs Month."

Eat Your Words 2021: A Fundraising Event for Chicago Youth

CHICAGO, Ill., oct. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- We are proud to announce 826CHI's biggest fundraising event of the year! Socially conscious Chicagoans, literary enthusiasts, education supporters, and members of the business community will gather in Bridgeport for "Eat Your Words 2021."

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