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2011-10-13 09:54:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), among the nation's largest human services and disaster response networks, will be hosting leaders from Catholic Charities agencies across the country in Washington, D.C. October 13 -14, 2011 for events including a roundtable discussion and a White House policy briefing. CCUSA is a leading voice in the conversation about how to better serve the millions of Americans living in poverty. (Logo:...

2011-10-12 13:28:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lucky Duck Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to raising awareness and funds for charitable causes, announced today that the Foundation has added two San Diego-based organizations to its beneficiaries list, the Challenged Athletes Foundation and the Helen Woodward Animal Center, donating a total of $30,000 to the organizations. Since its founding in 2005 by Pat and Stephanie Kilkenny, the Lucky Duck Foundation has donated more than...

2011-10-05 09:18:00

PAF Outperforms Most Other Charities in America HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) - a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability relative to their diagnosis of life threatening or debilitating diseases - this week received Charity Navigator's second consecutive 4-star rating for sound fiscal...

2011-09-30 15:35:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Writing on behalf of the more than 160 Catholic Charities agencies across the nation, Rev. Larry Snyder, President and CEO and the members of the Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities USA, urged the Department of Health and Human Services to reconsider a proposed definition that could undermine the ability of Catholic organizations to provide health care benefits according to their beliefs. (Logo:...

2011-09-22 13:30:00

- New app enables friends to feature the charities they support on their Facebook profiles - SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Today at f8, Facebook's developer conference, Artez Interactive (www.artez.com), a global leader in multi-channel fundraising solutions, announced a new Facebook app that enables friends to share the charities and social causes they support through the Facebook Platform. Artez was one of a new class of apps announced at f8 to integrate new...

2011-09-16 12:23:00

SANTA MONICA, CA, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Documentary filmmaker Greg Reitman urges us in his newest film project ROOTED in PEACE to take notice and ask ourselves: How do I want to live? Along his film production journey, the film team will be coordinating tree drives with the charity One Tree At A Time to plant one million 'trees of life' and aligning with Frendo's fee-free platform for giving in an effort to end the vicious cycle of war and violence and promote world peace. ...

2011-09-14 09:20:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA President Rev. Larry Snyder released the following statement today in response to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau Poverty Numbers: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081008/CCUSALOGO) "The U.S. Census Bureau's report on poverty in America is reflective of the devastating reality in which Catholic Charities USA operates every day. With 170 agencies throughout the country, our network of service...

2011-09-10 13:31:00

HARRISBURG, Pa. , Sept. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania residents should be wary of charity scams in the wake of widespread flooding in the central and eastern portions of the state. "Pennsylvanians are generous and want to help their fellow citizens who are suffering as a result of flooding caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee," said Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele, whose department oversees charities in Pennsylvania. "However, there are steps you...

2011-08-29 06:40:00

CAPE CORAL, Fla., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Robert F. Asleson Memorial ALA Conference Grant is pleased to announce that it has been classified as a public charity by the Internal Revenue Service. As such, it is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and all contributions to it are therefore fully deductible, as well. The Grant also is qualified to receive tax-deductible bequests, devises, transfers and gifts. Established by Bob's...

2011-08-16 09:00:00

CGBG corrects the record with 'The 5 Mistruths by the Activists;' Asks Retailers to Remain Neutral WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CGBG, an online service that helps users support their favorite charities by shopping on the web, today is correcting the record on a growing misinformation campaign to bully retailers into punishing customers and charities based on charities' and customers' beliefs. "At a time when charitable giving is down, a small group of activists...