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2012-04-25 22:20:40

LONDON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research that examines consumer perceptions of how charities market their services and the way they use and manage supporter data has thrown up some interesting results that could help charities to increase their fundraising. Commissioned by leading Data Asset Management specialist, The REaD Group plc, in response to a continued decline in supporter donations, which some charities have experienced, sweeping funding cuts and the...

2012-04-24 06:24:48

NEW YORK, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the inaugural issue of Philanthropy Management, the CEO of PlaNet Finance Group acknowledges concerns that the profit motive may distort the social benefits of microfinance and the head of a prominent Indian family suggests that tax reform could boost philanthropic giving. In an interview focused on microfinance and social impact investing, Arnaud Ventura, founder and CEO of the PlaNet Finance Group, recognizes that the line between...

2012-04-20 02:22:06

Recognition for company efforts in raising awareness, funds to help fight hunger CHICAGO, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bank of America has been named the Feeding America 2012 Corporate Partner of the Year in recognition of its commitment to helping raise awareness around the issue of hunger. The award is a culmination of various hunger-relief efforts by the company over the past several years that include everything from employee volunteer programs to customer...

2012-04-19 06:26:44

CHICAGO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow Minnesota-based Christian hunger relief organization Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) officially launches the public phase of its $1.55 million Chicago expansion campaign, "Change the World from Chicago." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120419/CG90840) The campaign will kick off at the 4th Annual Gala & Auction to benefit Feed My Starving Children, held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in...

2012-04-19 06:26:20

Second year of online campaign aims to top last year's total of $3.6 million SEATTLE, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Seattle Foundation's "GiveBIG" campaign returns on Wednesday, May 2, with area nonprofit organizations, corporate sponsors and supporters aiming to meet or beat the inaugural event's great success last year. During this one-day, online event, residents of King County make donations to local nonprofits through www.seattlefoundation.org -- and a...

2012-04-17 06:29:18

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 14, social media activists in cities across the country will go head-to-head to see who can generate the most donations for their favorite local nonprofit. They will be vying for a share of $30,000 in additional donations, while ultimately demonstrating the power of social media fundraising techniques. The competition, Twive and Receive (TwiveAndReceive.org), pronounced like "Give and Receive," was created by Razoo, a social fundraising...

2012-04-13 10:21:26

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2.45 million meals are headed for hungry families thanks to the second annual CHS Harvest for Hunger food and funds drive by the Country Operations division of CHS Inc., the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative. "CHS Harvest for Hunger rallied thousands of CHS employees, customers and partners to collectively raise the equivalent of 2.45 million meals for hungry families, including 652,000 pounds of canned and fresh foods, and...

2012-04-13 10:21:08

Annual award recognizes Catholic Charities volunteers from across the country for exemplary service; coincides with National Volunteer Week ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), one of the nation's leading human services organizations, today announced the five finalists for its 2012 National Volunteer of the Year Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081008/CCUSALOGO) Volunteering at their local Catholic Charities...

2012-04-05 06:21:50

ARLINGTON, Va., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Earth Day approaches on April 22, The Conservation Fund is honored to be named to Charity Navigator's 10th Anniversary List of Top 10 Charities. As one of America's most effective environmental nonprofits, the Fund is known for combining a passion for conservation with an entrepreneurial spirit. With a no-frills budget - no membership, endowment or big overhead costs - the Fund's dedicated team of 130 has spent 26 years fanning out...

2012-04-01 23:00:46

Company Adds Ewen Sturgeon and Wilhelmina Waldman to Advisory Board & Launches New Home Page New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 WebThriftStore.com, the first online thrift store platform for charities, was the winner at Thursday´s Silicon Alley Battlefield (SAB). The SAB Series is a project developed by NY Entrepreneurs Business Network (NYEBN) that brings VCs, angel investors, startups and tech enthusiasts together to share knowledge and build connections. WebThriftStore was one...