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Kapor Center Awards $1 Million to Fund Diversity in Tech – Byte Back Awarded $100,000 in National Tech Done Right Challenge
OAKLAND, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Kapor Center announced the winners of its inaugural $1 million Tech Done Right Challenge grant competition, including the Washington D.C. non-profit, Byte Back. The challenge identified 10 social impact organizations who are building a more diverse and inclusive tech economy locally and nationally. Each winning organization will receive a $100,000 grant.
C.diff. International Conference and Health EXPO Will Deliver Up-to-date Clostridioides difficile Data + More Nov. 6-7 In St. Louis
ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation is honored to welcome 30+ international leading topic experts from hospitals, pharma, biotech, academia, and Government agencies to deliver and discuss critical information on global healthcare-associated issues.
Founder of Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation to Run 206-Mile Ultra-Marathon on Mount St. Helens Volcano
BURKE, Va., July 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation announced that its founder and director, "Tattoo Tom" Mitchell is on a mission to raise $500,000 to support children with cancer and their families. From August 9 through 13, he will return to Mount St. Helens to make his fourth attempt at what's been called "the most challenging endurance race in North America" - the Bigfoot 200.
WILLISTON, Fla., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on June 4, 2019, the William H. Donner Foundation announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization. We are humbled to report that this is the fourth year receiving a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation.
Local Club to host a family-friendly fundraising event for local drug addiction awareness organization
FREDERICK, Md., June 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Free Riders IMC to host the First Annual Fundraiser event benefiting Maryland Heroin Awareness Advocates, both nonprofit organizations. June 22, 2019 from 12-8 p.m. at "The Farm" Amvets Post #2 Event Address: 9602 Baltimore Road Frederick Maryland 21704.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Gem Society (AGS) is now accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to present at the annual Conclave in Denver, Colorado, April 27-29, 2020. The AGS is a professional organization awarding credentials for its members, who are held to the highest ethical and professional standards.
Move For Hunger Receives $50,000 ‘A Community Thrives’ Grant from USA TODAY NETWORK and The Gannett Foundation
RED BANK, N.J., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger was announced today as a grant recipient of A Community Thrives, a grantmaking and crowd-funding program from the USA TODAY NETWORK and a part of the Gannett Foundation. Move For Hunger will receive a $50,000 "A Community Thrives" grant to expand its Multi-Family Apartment Food Rescue Program.
CHICAGO, Ill., June 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At least 23,000 alumni of Illinois independent colleges and universities are working for 145 top employers throughout the state, according to findings from a three-month research project conducted by Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a Chicago-based nonprofit that serves 27 independent higher education institutions.
Chester Charter Scholars Academy, FKA The Chester Charter School for the Arts, will graduate its first-ever senior class
CHESTER, Pa., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chester Charter Scholars Academy (CCSA) to Graduate 100% of First-Ever Senior Class, June 10, 2019, 1 p.m., Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College (by invitation only).
CHICAGO, Ill., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Join Chicago's lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, June 8, 2019 to Walk with Us to Cure Lupus at 633 Clark Street on the Northwestern University Campus in Evanston, Illinois. Walk with Us to Cure Lupus is the LRA's signature national program that unites communities across the country to achieve one goal - to raise the much-needed funds to improve care and find the cure.
BOSTON, Mass., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Join the Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen! The lupus community will gather for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Boston "Walk with Us to Cure Lupus" 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 in DCR's Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass.
World Renowned C Diff Foundation Announces First Ever Appointment of Paul Feuerstadt, M.D. as Director of Medical Education
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation, a one hundred percent volunteer, world renowned 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has appointed nationally renowned Gastroenterologist, Dr. Paul Feuerstadt as its first Director of Medical Education.
WASHINGTON D.C., May 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Christians in the Mirror: Stories of Courage and Faith in the Face of Persecution From Syria, Iraq, India, Sudan and Egypt" will premiere Monday, June 10 at the Miracle Theatre in Washington D.C. from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Joshuacord, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is honored to share with the community this one-of-a-kind film that reveals the intense suffering of persecuted Christians in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.
Jim Rooney from Pittsburgh Steelers and Jon Kolb, 4x Super Bowl Champion to Keynote Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Passing of...
PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs cordially invites the public to attend our 2019 Pittsburgh Passing of the Leash Ceremony. This heart-warming event showcases the incredible difference Service Dogs have made in the lives of their recipients in Pennsylvania communities. Meet some of these life-saving dogs and teams, and enjoy lunch with us.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- End of Life Choices California announced today the official launch of its newly established non-profit organization dedicated to providing factual information and personal support regarding California's End of Life Option Act (EOLOA) and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public.
BRONX, N.Y., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr., are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2019: retroACTIVO. The festival will last from May 24 to June 29, and will include multiple family-friendly events throughout the South Bronx, presented in partnership with community-based organizations, art institutions, health providers, and city agencies.
WARREN, Mich., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 12:30 p.m., the Fibromyalgia Association will host its 18th annual Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day at the Webber Cancer Center in Warren, Michigan. Governor Whitmer is issuing a proclamation recognizing Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in the state of Michigan, and State Representative Lori Stone will present a Tribute.
TULSA, Okla., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joy in The Cause! Announces the 2019 Joy in The Cause 5k and Fun Run, June 1 at River West Festival Park in Tulsa. This event falls on National Trails day and we couldn't be more excited to celebrate than by running the River Park Trails.
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2019 is a pivotal year in the revitalization of Downtown Gloversville. To that end, the Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist office, Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, and residents of Gloversville are embarking on a single day of community action called 100in1 Day: Gloversville to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Gloversville will be the first city in the United States to host a 100in1 Day event.
TYLER, Texas, April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hand Up Network, an East Texas based 501(c)(3) non-profit, today unveiled a catalog of Programs, Services, and Response Teams to bring long-term focus to people in need within our own communities.
TULSA, Okla, April 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Join us Friday, May 10 at River West Festival Park as the Junior Women's Association of the Tulsa Boys' Home will be hosting their first ever 5k night race with food, music and fun after! The 5k walk/run is sure to be entertaining for the whole family, including your fury loved ones.
LANSING, Mich., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lansing Board of Water and Light held a fundraising event, the BWL IBEW Golf 4 Charity Tournament, and have raised the funds necessary to donate an individually trained service dog to a deserving recipient. As they held their event, they heard from Mike Ronan, a Marine Veteran who was paired with a Service Dog through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc..
Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)
WILLISTON, Fla., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on April 17, 2019, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization.
BRONX, N.Y., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Council Member Rafael Salamanca, Jr. are proud to present a new mural by The First Lady of Graffiti, Lady Pink. We are excited to announce that she will paint the next mural on the facade of Casita Maria, located at 928 Simpson Street, Bronx, NY! She'll be painting May 11, 12, and 19, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (contact Luis Pagan directly for rain dates).
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Creative Aging Network-NC (CAN-NC) is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations on April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro. Artists in and around North Carolina have a unique opportunity to learn about the growing field of intergenerational arts at the fun and highly interactive event.
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Creative Aging Network-NC is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations coming up April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro, the event will be repeated on May 1 during the same hours at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte.
TEANECK, N.J., April 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that registration is now open for the 3rd Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walks. The events, which will take place at the Morris A. Votee Park, Teaneck, N.J., Charlestown Township Park, Phoenixville, Pa., and Sims Park, New Port Richey, Fla., will be hosted by the C Diff Foundation on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
ROSELAND, N.J., April 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SUDC Foundation is pleased to support Scarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act, legislation reintroduced by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Doug Jones (D-AL) and U.S. Representatives Gwen Moore (WI-04), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) to combat sudden, unexpected infant and child deaths.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Founder and CEO of The LINK Scholarship, a 501(c)(3) Organization, has been a local Crystal Lake resident of 13 years. The LINK Scholarship is proud to announce that Monica Furlong, has recently been selected to compete in the 2019 Mrs. Illinois America Pageant. She currently holds the title of Mrs. Crystal Lake Illinois.
NAPLES, Fla., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to celebrate the 5-year anniversary, of our partnership with Humane Society Naples, to teach Service Dog classes to our Foster Family Trainers and Recipients.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces its collaboration and partnership with California State Senator Anthony Portantino (D, SD 25) in the drafting of Senate Bill 172 Firearms, enhancing safe storage protections for the two most vulnerable populations in our society: the elderly and children.
GMAR Shows their Support for Michigan Veterans by Raising Funds for Service Dogs through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS(R) has undertaken an incredible 5-year journey called 5 Years, 5 Dogs, 5 Lives saved. In their quest to assist Michigan Veterans, struggling with disabilities and/or mobility issues, The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS [GMAR] has partnered with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs.
BRONX, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education is proud to present Bambula / Re-remember, our 2nd Annual Young Artist Showcase! This multidisciplinary exhibition will include art created by participants in Casita Maria's after-school arts education program during the 2018 - 2019 academic year.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Learning technology skills requires technology. That's why Byte Back and Sorcero recently started teaming up to integrate AI software that makes learning and retaining information easier in the tech classroom.
Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Chooses Pittsburgh Area to Build State-of-the-Art Service Dog Campus
PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over the course of its 9 years, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs (GAMSD) has grown into one of the largest service dog organizations in the nation. We raise, train, advocate for, and donate these incredible medical service dogs, specifically trained to perform tasks for disabled veterans, first-responders and civilians.
SEATTLE, Wash., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The private, nonprofit City University of Seattle is demonstrating its support for students impacted by the recently announced closure of Art Institute campuses. To assist students seeking options to continue their education, City University of Seattle is offering a 25 percent tuition scholarship to students transferring from any AI campus.
PHOENIX, Ariz., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger announced today that registration is now open for the first annual Arizona Truck Pull. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be hosted by Beltmann Relocation Group and the Arizona Relocation Alliance at Uncle Bear's Brewery in Gilbert on April 13, 2019 from 2 - 6 p.m.
LINDEN, Mich., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Michigan non-profit I Give a Shirt, Inc. launched their cause apparel campaign on March 1, the countdown began to when their homeless awareness t-shirts would be gone forever. I Give a Shirt features a different limited-edition t-shirt design each month, with all proceeds supporting a different cause. In their newly-launched March campaign, the important cause they are taking on is homelessness.
Aquariums can play a crucial role in sustaining marine and freshwater species vulnerable to climate change
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking beyond the sharks and manta rays that catch the eye of visitors, researchers find great conservation potential in the wealth of fish and corals residing in the world's zoos and aquariums, says Species360 Conservation Science Alliance. A study published this week in Journal for Nature Conservation reports that aquariums hold 21 percent of the coral species that are Vulnerable to Climate Change.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Byte Back, a growing tech education nonprofit, today announced that Chrissie Powell was named as the organization's Baltimore Site Director, leading the launch of its first expansion outside the Washington, D.C. metro region. This past October, Byte Back won a $1 million CAD ($775,000 USD) TD Ready Challenge grant to expand to Baltimore.
New York City Innovation Collective Invites Tech Leaders to ‘The NYC Tech Bubble Burst’ Event on February 28
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With uncertainty building in the economy, the New York City Innovation Collective (NYCIC) is inviting industry leaders to discuss potential risks of economic instability on the tech sector and what can be done to mitigate its impact on innovation and entrepreneurship.
The C Diff Foundation Has Declared an Urgent Need to Raise Clostridium difficile Infection Clinical Trial Awareness Worldwide
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation announced today that their organization has implemented a global campaign to raise awareness of Clostridioides difficile clinical trials, clinical studies, clinical research and observational studies evaluating interventions for C. difficile prevention, treatments, and environmental safety.
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Denver Sister Cities International announces that Denver's most food-savvy Francophiles will convene on March 4, 2019, at the French-inspired Coohills restaurant, a slow food-friendly eatery in LoDo, for a six-course meal with French wine pairings to honor the relationship of Brest, France, and its sister city, Denver.
LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- United Disabilities Services (UDS) Service Dogs, a non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has been accredited by the Assistance Dogs International (ADI).
BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present College & Career Expo: Dream It & Be It! The College & Career Expo offers students a chance to learn about higher education and careers they might be interested in.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit JaneUnChained News Network announced today that New York environmental activists will converge on Brazil's Consulate in Manhattan on Valentine's Day, Thursday, February 14! The group plans to march several blocks from the Brazilian Consulate to the United Nations to demand Brazil's new President be prevented from selling off the Amazon to the highest bidder.
BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, in partnership with Pregones Theater, is proud to present "We Have Ire," a free excerpt performance of the multi-disciplinary theater project, on March 9, 2019, 2 - 2:45 p.m. The performance combines spoken word and theater produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke; Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores.
BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Please join in a historical first! The nonprofit, Mira Alto Foundation will be celebrating this amazing 'Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week.' This marks the first time an LGBTQ+ focused organization has shed light on the epidemic of eating disorders within their community.
ALLEN PARK, Mich., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Outvisible Theatre Company presents David Ives' award-winning "Venus in Fur" - running February 14 through March 3, 2019. "Venus" is a modern take on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch's "Venus in Furs," an 1870 novella which draws on themes of female dominance.
OSCEOLA, Iowa, Jan. 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC). In August of 1969, the development corporation that has brought Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa numerous business and economic successes.