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2012-02-28 11:19:00

Project to Predict Climate-Driven Changes in Fisheries WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stephan Munch, Ph.D., a research faculty member at UC Santa Cruz and a fisheries ecologist with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has been awarded a 2012 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation. His project will develop tools that predict changes in fish population demographics in response to climate change. "The Pew Marine Fellowship will allow me to conduct...

2012-02-27 09:00:00

CCF Also Offers Seminars to Help Nonprofits and Donors with Planned Charitable Gifts LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Community Foundation (CCF), one of the largest and most respected charitable organizations in Southern California, has announced the availability of a new no-cost toolkit for local nonprofit organizations to help their donors provide greater financial support through planned gifts. Because most nonprofits have no planned giving...

2012-02-26 08:00:00

Across the globe, several charities are finding Helpcup easy to use. Raising $2500 in the Successful Human Movement alone, Helpcup has become the newest trend in charitable donations. Most importantly, charity members can join Helpcup free of charge. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2012 Helpcup is a new social media platform designed to connect individuals and charitable organizations throughout the United States who are interested in receiving or donating charitable donations or services....

2012-02-26 19:45:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GOFoods Global, the nation's category creator in premium-quality food reserves and shelf-life nutrition, announced the official launch of the GOFoods Foundation this weekend at the GBK Luxury Gift Lounge in honor of the 84th Annual Academy Awards. As part of the company's donation of 120 grab-and-go survival backpacks (valued at $250 each) to the event's complete charity gift bag, celebrities received a product...

2012-02-22 11:24:00

LAKEWOOD, N.J., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CharityChoice, the nonprofit pioneer and a leader in Charity Gift Cards, now offers a turnkey solution to community foundations, for a comprehensive charity gift card program. Much like retail gift cards, these charity gift cards are given to celebrate birthdays, holidays, a job well done, or other special occasions. Community Foundation Gift Cards benefit the local community and can be redeemed to any charity on the foundation's member...

2012-02-21 13:31:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GOFoods Global announced today that in conjunction with its donation of 120 grab-and-go survival backpacks (valued at $250 each) at the GBK Luxury Gift Lounge in honor of the 84th Annual Academy Awards nominees and presenters, the company has also aligned with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank as part of the official launch of the GOFoods Foundation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120212/SF51874LOGO) "The...

2012-02-20 10:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local foundations have joined together to power The Giving Partner, a free online tool to share community knowledge about charitable organizations in Southwest Florida, helping donors and citizens make more informed decisions about their philanthropy. The Giving Partner is set to publicly launch with a fast-paced 36-Hour Giving Challenge during which more than $501,000 will be available to match online donations: More than 100 local...

2012-02-18 08:00:00

San Francisco's senior home care, Institute on Aging, is thankful for its successful 29th Annual Dinner à la Heart Fundraiser. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2012 Friends and supporters of San Francisco senior resource, Institute on Aging (IOA) gathered on Feb. 7 for the 29th Annual Dinner à la Heart Fundraiser. The event simultaneously occurred at more than 50 of the Bay Area´s most popular restaurants. Thanks to its sponsors, patrons and participating...

2012-02-13 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Bread for the World is pleased that President Obama's fiscal year 2013 budget proposal presents a fairly balanced approach to deficit reduction. The budget also protects important programs for hungry and poor people, creates jobs, and promotes economic mobility. "This is a strong indication of the president's priorities as Congress begins consideration of the budget resolution," said Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for...

2012-02-08 12:30:00

Donors respond to Bank of America's Gift for Opportunity(TM) fund to extend their financial support CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A match offer from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation proved to be the motivating factor in nearly $1 million in personal financial contributions - from more than 8,000 donors across the country - and helped to provide more than 26 million meals this holiday season through Feeding America's "Give A Meal" campaign. The campaign...