AMES, Iowa (CitizenWire) — Sometimes a hero is found at the local animal shelter. Moses, a three year old yellow lab/golden retriever, who is a certified search and rescue dog, found a missing Alzheimer’s patient earlier this month. ‘It takes a dog with the right stuff,’ said Robin Habeger, of Paws of Life Foundation.
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CitizenWire) — The Georgia Humanities Council and the Digital Library of Georgia won the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for their partnership on the Civil Rights Digital Library. This marks the second time the Georgia Humanities Council has won the Schwartz Prize. Their first prize recognized their success with the online New Georgia […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Starlight Children’s Foundation has named Jacqueline Ibrahim its new chief executive officer. Ibrahim comes to Starlight with 22 years of experience in the financial sector in roles that included Division General Manager at Household International, SVP/Group Head at Wells Fargo and SVP at Neuberger Berman.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (CitizenWire) — BTF Enterprises, an association management company, announced that it has recently been awarded accreditation by AMC Institute, the global trade association representing the Association Management industry.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (CitizenWire) — International Document Services (IDS), a mortgage document preparation vendor, raised more than $6,000 for Atlanta Habitat for Humanity during the IDS Cycling Challenge at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) 97th Annual Convention and Expo in Atlanta. IDS staff members, partners and conference attendees pedaled for a combined total of […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (CitizenWire) — The Turtle Survival Alliance announced that fifty Yellow-Headed Temple Turtles have arrived in Florida to begin a new life after being rescued from an illegal wildlife shipment in Hong Kong. Had the turtles been successfully smuggled into China, they would have been killed to satisfy the large demand for turtle meat […]
LOMA LINDA, Calif. (CitizenWire) — On Oct. 26, 2010, children undergoing treatment at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital smiled brighter. Through an ongoing partnership between Nestle and Starlight Children’s Foundation, and with the support of Stater Bros. Supermarkets, Stater Bros. Charities and California Pizza Kitchen frozen pizza, 8 new Starlight Fun Center mobile entertainment units […]
SEATTLE, Wash. (CitizenWire) — The seventh annual Le Vin a Son Apogee (Wine at its Best) wine tasting and auction will be hosted by Overlake Service League on Saturday, November 13, at Fremont Studios in Seattle. In its 6th year, this event offers tasters hundreds of international and northwest wines, rated over 90 points, poured […]
CHICAGO, Ill. (CitizenWire) — Windy City Woman of Color, NFP an exclusive network for professional multicultural women in the Chicagoland area will be hosting its 2nd Annual Diamond Awards, which pays tribute to women of color who have made a positive impact on the community through their corporate and philanthropic efforts.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (CitizenWire) — Having a chronic or life-threatening medical condition makes it hard for teens to cope with the already difficult realities of being a teenager. Supporting a sibling with an illness can be daunting as well. That is why Starlight Children’s Foundation created Starbright World, an online social network for sick teens […]
PATTERSON, N.Y. — The 6th annual INNOVATE conference will be held for the first time in Chicago October 7-8. INNOVATE is a two-day conference for non-profit and public sector organizations interested in improving their working knowledge of popular software like Sage MIP Fund Accounting and operational best practices, hosted by JMT Consulting Group of Patterson.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In recognition of her outstanding contributions to civil rights, Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation and convener of Black Women’s Roundtable, received the National Urban League’s ‘Women of Power Award’ last week at a star-studded luncheon held during the NUL’s Centennial Conference in D.C.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Children Awaiting Parents, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding adoptive families for children in foster care, is hosting its annual Family Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. Supporters from across the United States are invited to register today for the 2.5 mile Family Walk event.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — Neotrope recently ‘adopted’ Children Awaiting Parents( as one of its premier charity program recipients. Throughout the month of July as part of the adoption program, when a donor gives $50 or more to Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) they will have the opportunity to issue a free national online press release through […]
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Children Awaiting Parents (CAP) its second ‘Adopted’ charity program recipient for 2010. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with CAP’s mission to find adoptive homes for America’s waiting children. As part of this program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination, and search […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Neotrope and its Send2Press service are honored to make Starlight Children’s Foundation its premier ‘Adopted’ charity program recipient. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with Starlight’s mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities. As part of […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Starlight Children’s Foundation has just unveiled its blog, ‘Starlight 365: Our People. Our Programs. Our Purpose.’ The blog will serve as an interactive and engaging online community that connects stakeholders to stories, images and videos that spotlight the programs, campaigns, events, families, and supporters of Starlight Children’s Foundation, as it works […]
ELIZABETH, N.J. — WAMFAC, a Jericho Road Ministries project, announced that Rutgers University-Newark, Office of Campus and Community Relations (OCCR), has joined the ranks of its impressive partners. Jericho Road Ministries and a diverse group of religious, nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities throughout the state of New Jersey, are coordinating a multi-city, one-mile walk on […]
TORRANCE, Calif. — Neotrope today announced it has, as part of the company’s 27th anniversary this year, expanded its discount program for U.S.-based non-profit organizations ‘doing good,’ and also started to ‘adopt’ some very worthwhile causes where services are provided at no cost. Neotrope will provide discounts of 27 to 50 percent off to those […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Millions of dogs suffer from canine arthritis and their owners often have no idea their beloved pets are in such pain. A new initiative spearheaded by Novartis Animal Health US, Inc. and Hill’s Pet Nutrition will combat that disconnect with a goal of screening one million dogs for canine arthritis. The two […]