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2013-11-26 23:25:43

Looking for a $10 gift that gives back and actually changes lives? Founded in 2008 as a way for travel bloggers to build community and give back to the places they visit, Passports with Purpose is dedicating this year’s fundraiser (which runs through Dec. 16) to constructing three schools and funding three adult literacy programs in Mali through buildOn. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Passports with Purpose (PwP), the travel blogger fundraiser, began on November 25, 2013 at 11:59...

2013-04-24 08:24:48

Environmentally Minded Cell Phone Recycler Partners with Nonprofit buildOn to Support Youth Education SHARON, Mass., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gizmogul, a newly launched cell phone recycling service, gives back in more ways than one. In addition to paying customers in return for cell phone donations, they have partnered with the international nonprofit organization buildOn to promote and support its Afterschool Service and School Construction Programs. When cell phones and...

2013-01-09 12:28:17

CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teza Technologies announces it raised $235,000 for global nonprofit buildOn through a matching gift grant of $100,000. The funds will be used to support buildOn's Afterschool Service Programs in under-resourced Chicago Public High Schools, and to build two schools in Malawi, Africa. buildOn's Afterschool School Service Programs empower at-risk Chicago public high school students to transform their neighborhoods through intensive community...

2012-12-27 08:23:35

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Madonna's ongoing commitment to support orphans and vulnerable children in poverty stricken Malawi, ten primary schools have been completed that will serve to educate 4,871 children. These schools are located in rural villages across Malawi and are a result of the partnership between Madonna, her charity Raising Malawi and the global nonprofit buildOn. The ten schools, which were scheduled to be built over 18 months, have been completed six...

2012-11-14 16:25:18

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Listen Up Español, a Spanish-language call center, has partnered with buildOn and TWX Magazine to build a school in Nicaragua in November 2012. The three companies are also planning to work together to build a school in Haiti in 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121114/CG13342) As a company, Listen Up Español has long embraced a "Code of Awesomeness," which includes core values such as...

2012-09-18 06:28:32

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of families struggling as the economy slowly recovers, more students than ever are lining up for school breakfasts, school lunches, afterschool meals and suppers. Afterschool programs are vital in stemming childhood hunger because they provide nutritious meals to millions of children who might otherwise go hungry. While fulfilling this crucial need, school districts, too, can benefit from federal reimbursement. According to the...

2012-01-30 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Madonna has not forgotten her commitment to help the children of Malawi and today announced plans to build ten new schools in Malawi with buildOn, a deeply respected non-profit organization that has an unparalleled track record of school construction in Malawi. buildOn has already built 54 primary schools in Malawi and with Madonna's commitment will greatly expand their work. Madonna who is scheduled to perform at this Sunday's Halftime...