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2011-12-19 18:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States now ranks the highest in terms of charity in a massive global survey that put the nation in fifth place in 2010, according to CAFAmerica, a member organization of the United Kingdom based Charities Aid Foundation International Network of Offices, providing charitable financial services to individuals, global corporations, charities, and foundations. According to those surveyed, two out of three Americans said they...

2011-12-19 11:28:00

Proceeds from Christmas eCards Benefit Americans in Need ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In this season of giving, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) offers the perfect way to remember family and friends and, at the same time, support work to alleviate the struggles of families in need. With each Holiday eCard sent through CCUSA's website, individuals can support the organization's work to reduce poverty in America. (Logo:...

2011-12-15 09:05:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The HealthWell Foundation(®), a national nonprofit providing financial assistance to insured individuals with high out-of-pocket medication expenses, was recently recognized by Forbes as "one of America's 20 most efficient charities." Additionally, HealthWell was one of only 18 charities nationwide to achieve a 100 percent fundraising efficiency rating. The rankings are part of Forbes' annual list of America's 200...

2011-12-13 09:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians considering making charitable donations for the holidays should first do some research about the causes or groups that they wish to support, according to Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele. "There are many worthy charities and residents should feel free to contribute to causes that mean something to them," said Aichele, whose department oversees charities in the state. "However, scam artists are also...

2011-12-06 05:31:00

GIBRALTAR, December 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 888.com is excited to be hosting the 888 Charity Weekend this weekend, 9-12 December 2011. For the fifth consecutive year, 888.com will donate 8% of the house profits for the entire weekend in Casino, Poker, Bingo & Sports brands. Launched in 2006, the event has proved increasingly popular year on year with 888.com members, culminating in a record breaking donation of $70K last year. This year, in addition to the 888 Charity...

2011-11-28 10:23:00

BRISTOL, England, November 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GDS International has chosen its charitable cause for 2012: to help people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact. In March 2011, Spencer Green, chairman of global business events company GDS International (http://www.gdsinternational.com), launched the GDS Foundation (http://www.gdsfoundation.com) to help...

2011-11-11 13:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Larry Snyder, president of Catholic Charities USA, issued the following statement today in honor of Veterans Day: (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081008/CCUSALOGO</font>) "All of us at Catholic Charities join our nation today as we pause in honor and remembrance of all those who serve or have served in our military. We express a deep sense of gratitude for the courage...

2011-10-28 08:00:00

Just barely two-thirds of a year old, Catapult Corporation is shifting its focus outward rather than inward. The company announced last week that it would be instituting a monthly charitable-giving initiative. It would also be putting the decision-making regarding that philanthropy in the hands of its valued employees. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) October 28, 2011 Still very much in its infancy, Catapult Corporation, an online publishing company that markets the world's top talent in a committed...

2011-10-25 19:27:00

VISTA, Calif., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DEI Holdings - parent company to Polk Audio, Definitive Technology, Directed Electronics - and the DEI Children's Charitable Foundation, a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization, today announced that its 2011 charitable events resulted in donations of nearly one-half million dollars to beneficiaries in San Diego's North County, as well as Baltimore and Montreal - all locations where DEI and its subsidiaries operate businesses and conduct...

2011-10-25 08:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicass, Inc. launches ASA Sports Deals, a group discount platform that draws on the company's expertise of "curating" action sports, fitness-related services and product deals. A portion of all proceeds benefit charities that use action sports as a rehabilitation tool. "We love the idea of finding you the best deals on action sports adventures, classes, activities, equipment rentals, vacations and more," says Amanda Schmitz, co-owner of ASA...