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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."

Saving Grace K9s announces 3rd Annual Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride

LEXINGTON, N.C., Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Saving Grace K9s announced today the 3rd Annual Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride will be held October 30, 2021 12-5. The Salute to Service Jeep Show and Ride is in honor of SPC Nickolas Maner. Nick was a combat veteran who served in the Army from 2010-2014 and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2011.

1st Annual ‘Step Up In Surprise’ Event To Offer Outreach, Social Services, Food and Music To Veterans October 9

SURPRISE, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to VetLink Foundation, military veterans who have honorably served our nation often return from deployments in need of various social services like job placement, health care, and mental health services. The 1st Annual VetLink Foundation Step Up in Surprise event will be held at the TechCelerator complex.
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European Court of Human Rights Affirms Freedom of Religion for Russian Scientologist

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has once again affirmed the rights of Scientologists in Russia to practice their religion based on Article 9 of the ECHR Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, announced the Church of Scientology International.

Gala to end Pancreatic Cancer Raises Over $1 Million

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Purple Pansies, a pancreatic cancer nonprofit organization, recently held its 12th annual Pillars of Hope Gala, presented by Kroger, raising more than $1 million in one evening. The gala was officially renamed Pillars of Hope by the nonprofit to show support for survivors and the hope to cure pancreatic cancer.

Move For Hunger and Mover’s Choice Renew Their Partnership in an Effort to End Hunger

RED BANK, N.J., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mover's Choice, a specialty moving and storage insurance program, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced the renewing of their partnership today for another year that would help provide more than 25,000 meals to those in need.

Mid America Mortgage Donates $250,000 to Services of Hope

ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has donated $250,000 to Services of Hope, a 501(c)(3) organization in Dallas aimed at providing assistance and support for community needs that do not fit in a traditional category. Mid America's donation will be met by matching funds by the City of Dallas as part of the Driver of Poverty Grant - Barriers to Poverty.
Fritzi Horstman and Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris

Compassion Prison Project and CA Surgeon General Burke-Harris Raise ACE Awareness in CA Prison

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Compassion Prison Project (CPP) piloted its innovative new series "Trauma Talks," an educational video program with accompanying workbook this week. CPP's mission is to create trauma-informed prisons and communities by bringing trauma awareness education and proven healing modalities to the men and women living and working in prison.

COVID Variants Do Not Stop C. diff. Awareness Walks Worldwide

TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- C Diff Foundation announced today that the 5th Annual Global C. diff. Awareness Walks will take place on-demand, on a livestream, and in-person at Sims Park, New Port Richey, FL, and Brown Street Park Complex, Spring city, PA, and Milton A. Votee, Teaneck, NJ. This year's annual events will take place on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. EDT.
Poet Amanda Gorman

Beyond Baroque Launches The Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund

VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.

Move For Hunger and Mayflower Transit Announce a New Partnership to Help Fight Hunger in the United States

RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mayflower Transit, the nation's most recognized and trusted moving company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a brand new partnership that will provide much-needed transportation assistance to food banks in the United States while also contributing more than 125,000 meals.

Mentors Needed for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seedling, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individuals to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2021-22 school year. The organization served 349 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served during the 2021/2022 school year.

American Red Cross Northeast Georgia selects FormFree as Corporate Blood Sponsor of the Year

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® has been recognized as the Corporate Blood Sponsor of the Year for the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps feed, shelter and provide support for people affected by fires and other disasters.

New Jersey Theatre Alliance Awarded Grant Through New Jersey State Council on the Arts as Part of the State’s Largest Appropriation...

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey Theatre Alliance ("The Alliance"), one of the state's largest arts service organizations, was recently awarded a grant through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts ("NJSCA"). The awards announced last week were part of the largest state appropriation the Council has ever received in its 55-year history.

Truist Bank to Support Millionaire Mastermind Academy’s Business Development program for Minority Women Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrating key milestones of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a nonprofit organization that aims to end poverty through entrepreneurship for minority women worldwide, Truist Bank is supporting recent graduates of the academy's Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today.
Scientology Churches hold open house events

For World Friendship Day 2021, the Church of Scientology Shares the Key to Lasting Relationships

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Church of Scientology International extends an invitation to people of goodwill to join Scientology Churches and Missions in support of International Day of Friendship, a United Nations initiative that promotes "friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals" and seeks to "inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities."

Retailu Partners with One Voice One Team to Champion Youth Employment In Retail

MONTREAL, Quebec, July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The current state of retail vacancies is alarming - the industry at large is facing a massive gap in part-time workers. "We have never seen this many openings for part-time workers," said April Sabral from retailu. "Even more alarming is the pool of candidates that want to work in retail post COVID. Usually, we would have students applying for their summer jobs, but unfortunately, this has not happened in 2021."
Grace Gardens Memory Care

Town & Country Life Plan Community announces Grace Gardens Memory Care Opens This Summer

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Town & Country Life Plan Community announces the grand opening of Grace Gardens, a $25 million memory care community featuring one of the largest outdoor garden courtyards in Orange County. The nonprofit community offers residency for approximately 80 residents with Alzheimer's and dementia in four distinct neighborhoods.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers of South Africa have provided more than 1.1 million hours of service

On Mandela Day 2021, the Scientology Churches Honor Madiba’s Legacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Protecting the most basic human right of all, the right to life, South Africa's Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue to serve Mandela's beloved country. Mandela Day commemorates the birthday of Nelson Mandela "in recognition of the former South African President's contribution to the culture of peace and freedom."

Millionaire Mastermind Academy and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces Entrepreneur Summit Sept. 15

PHOENIX, Ariz., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today that The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, Inc. and the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will host the 2021 United Diversity Business Summit on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme of the summit is "Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem," with workshops on measuring diversity and inclusion initiatives, mentoring minority entrepreneurs, accessing capital and more.

Move For Hunger Receives $128,000 Donation from the Assurant Foundation

RED BANK, N.J., July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today that they have received a $128,735 donation from the Assurant Foundation as part of the '2021 Turning Miles into Meals Challenge.'
Staff from Petco and the Sacramento SPCA gathered for the check presentation at the Folsom retail store

Sacramento SPCA Receives $15K Lifesaving Investment from Newly Named Petco Love for the Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- he Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $15,000 grant investment from Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals through the newly constructed Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center. A check presentation was held at the Petco retail store located at 855 E Bidwell Street in Folsom, California on Friday, July 9 at 11 a.m.
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4th of July Marks Deadliest Days of the Year, Sees Dramatic Spike in Traffic-Related Deaths Every Year

ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The deadliest days of the year for traffic related accidents are those surrounding the 4th of July holiday. Every year there is a dramatic spike in pedestrian related deaths and injuries during that time. In response MAGLITE® and First Responders Children's Foundation (FRCF) are joining together to promote traffic and pedestrian safety awareness.

Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation Receives $200,000 Grant from Barclays

WILMINGTON, Del., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation has received an additional $200,000 from Barclays US Consumer Bank to support the statewide expansion of the Foundation's Equitable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem (E3). As part of the grant, $50,000 will be allocated to fund a comprehensive research study on Black and Brown entrepreneurs and their economic impact in Delaware.

Live-Online C. diff. Symposium developed to support and guide patients, families, and caregivers through a C. difficile illness

TAMPA, Fla., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The C Diff Foundation will host a free, live-online, and interactive symposium on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT. Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics, the event is designed for patients who are being treated for a C. diff. infection (CDI) in addition to those who are recovering or who have experienced CDI recurrences.
Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner

Bunny Hull, Dream A World Education Founder, to Be Inducted Into Women Songwriters Hall Of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and Founder and Executive Director of Dream a World Education, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

Move For Hunger to Connect Food Donations with Local Distribution Centers in Partnership with Goldman Sachs Asset Management

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, today announced that they will partner with the Private Real Estate business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs) on a national program that leverages both organizations' networks to create scalable social impact through community-based food distribution channels.

China Rescue Dogs Requests Exemption from CDC’s Suspension on Imported Dogs

VASS, N.C., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs is requesting an exemption for 501(c)(3) rescues from the recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suspension of dogs entering the U.S. from countries classified as high risk for rabies.
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Synergy for Ecological Solutions Makes 2021 Grant for Soil Health and Climate Wellness

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The nonprofit Synergy for Ecological Solutions made their first grant to Carbon Asset Network's landowner member, Hellyer Ranch. This grant will enable the ranch to execute a customized plan for greater soil health developed by both Hellyer and Carbon Asset Network's certified professional agronomist, Neal Fehringer.

NPA Launches IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced a fellowship program designed to help researchers from marginalized communities advance their careers. Using tools to improve skills, better understand strengths, provide exposure to new fields, and develop new networks, the IMPACT Fellowship Program is a groundbreaking effort assisting postdoctoral scholars of all disciplines.

Leading Nonprofit Focused on Lifting Minority Women out of Poverty Welcomes Dr. Alice White Bussey for June 21st Economic Empowerment Fireside...

ATLANTA, Ga., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Alice White Bussey is internationally recognized for her ability to train and inspire small business owners. On June 21 at 2 p.m. Eastern time, Bussey will share her wisdom and experience in a fireside chat with Millionaire Mastermind Academy founder and CEO, Dr. Velma Trayham.

Chicago Support Group Part of National Network Taking Aim at Chronic Pain

CHICAGO, Ill., June 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- More than 50 million Americans live with chronic pain. The U.S. Pain Foundation addresses the incredibly isolating and difficult experience that affects all aspects of a person's life-their ability to work, their self-confidence and identify, personal relationships and social engagement, and more. Studies show that people who experience daily pain are significantly more prone to anxiety, depression, and even suicidal ideation.

BioAustin Appoints New Leadership and Unveils An Expanded Strategic Focus In Central Texas As BioAustinCTX

AUSTIN, Texas, June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Life Science industry organization BioAustin today announced changes to its leadership team, brand positioning, and long-term strategy focused on facilitating the continued growth of the life science industry in Central Texas. 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.
SSPCA Doggy Dash 2021

Doggy Dash 2021 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival with the Sacramento SPCA on June 5

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Sacramento SPCA is hosting their annual Doggy Dash on Saturday, June 5, 2021 - and this year is sure to offer more than just another walk in the park. Now celebrating its 28th anniversary, the Sacramento SPCA's Doggy Dash has grown into Northern California's largest 2K/5K dog walk and pet festival.

Move For Hunger Receives $25,000 Major Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

RED BANK, N.J., May 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, today announced it has been awarded a Major Grant in the amount of $25,000 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support their food recovery and hunger relief programs to provide much-needed assistance to those in need in New Jersey and surrounding areas. This is the first Major Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation.

The Pap Corps Donates $2 Million to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

DEERIELD BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Overcoming the numerous obstacles imposed by the pandemic, The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research displayed their indomitable spirit during their May Presidents Zoom meeting when they announced a $2 million donation to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Run Across America For Trauma Awareness

Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness Event June 2021 #RAAFTA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Compassion Prison Project (CPP) is very pleased to announce their Inaugural Run Across America For Trauma Awareness (#RAAFTA) fundraising event in partnership with Be The Good. The objective is to run a cumulative 3,000 miles.
Author and Physician Dr. Bruce Perry

Dr. Bruce Perry and Compassion Prison Project: Uncovering Hidden Truths of Childhood Trauma Within Prisons

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Reflecting on his new book with Oprah Winfrey, "What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing," Dr. Perry sits down this week for an in-depth conversation with Compassion Prison Project Founder and award-winning film producer Fritzi Horstman.

The Arts Empowerment Project Awarded A 2021 Women’s Impact Fund Grant

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Arts Empowerment Project has received $63,000 from Women's Impact Fund for their 2021 Arts & Culture Grant. The grant was announced at the annual meeting of the Women's Impact Fund which was held virtually on May 10, 2021. Grants were awarded to five local non-profits in the areas of Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Health, and Human Services.

Daisy Village Grand Opening of Center for Children with Special Needs

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Broward Children's Center (BCC), the largest non-profit organization in Pompano Beach, announces the official opening of Daisy Village, coinciding with a series of events in celebration of its "50 Years of Caring for Children with Special Needs."

Move For Hunger and Shyft Announce a New Partnership to Help Fight Food Insecurity Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J., May 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Shyft, the #1 online moving marketplace, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a new partnership that will grow Move For Hunger's food rescue and hunger relief programs to provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the country.

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

RED BANK, N.J., May 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Altair Global, the largest independent, full-service, global mobility services company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today their renewed partnership that will provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the country.

China Rescue Dogs receives international recognition award for saving dogs despite their need for more funding and adopters

VASS, N.C., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, is the recipient of the "Shining World Compassion Award" by The Supreme Master Ching Hai International Association based out of Taiwan.
Virtual 'Hear Better' Event

Town & Country Life Hosts Virtual ‘Hear Better’ Event in Honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Town & Country Life Plan community is offering a free, virtual "Hear Better" event in honor of May's Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will share affordable solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.

Move For Hunger and Buckingham Foundation Announce Partnership to Fight Food Insecurity

RED BANK, N.J., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buckingham Foundation, the philanthropic partner of Buckingham Companies, an Indianapolis-based full-service real estate firm, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a new partnership that will provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the country.

Cortland and Move For Hunger Partner to Fight Hunger and The Environmental Impacts of Food Waste

RED BANK, N.J., April 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cortland, a multifamily real estate investment management company, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced a partnership that will not only help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States but will also help to curb food waste and its resulting adverse impacts to the environment.

Move For Hunger and northAmerican Van Lines Renew Partnership and Host Their Largest Hunger Fighting Initiative

RED BANK, N.J., April 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- northAmerican® Van Lines, a leader in relocation services, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today their renewed partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States. As a partner, northAmerican® Van Lines will support Move For Hunger's food rescue and hunger relief programs.

NPA Announces Chalasani, Tetzlaff Win Awards of Highest Distinction

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Sreekanth Chalasani, Ph.D. and Julie Tetzlaff, Ph.D. are the 2021 winners of the organization's two most prestigious awards for exceptional service to the postdoctoral scholar community.

National Postdoctoral Association Unveils New Strategic Plan

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) released a strategic plan for the coming three years to move closer towards its vision of "an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors."

Move For Hunger and Allied Van Lines Renew Partnership In Effort To Fight Hunger Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J., April 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Allied Van Lines, an American moving company founded in 1928, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States. As a partner, Allied Van Lines will support Move For Hunger's food rescue and hunger relief programs.

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