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2014-04-01 16:26:16

ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Home Appliances brand and Habitat for Humanity today announced the renewal of a partnership that will impact all new homes Habitat builds in the U.S. and Canada in 2014. Whirlpool will continue to donate more than $5 million in products to provide a range and refrigerator in every new Habitat home built in 2014 and to construct six new homes with families in need of affordable housing....

2014-03-31 23:24:45

Former World Vision International SVP for Organizational Effectiveness joins the Board of Managers of the Denver-based disaster relief solutions company. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Global Food Exchange™ Board of Managers is pleased to announce the welcoming of yet another distinguished member to their team, Dr. Christopher Pitt. Dr. Pitt is World Vision International’s former Senior Vice President for Organizational Effectiveness and holds a PhD in business strategy and ethics from...

2014-03-27 08:34:04

NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 12, hundreds of people will be in Central Park at the 16(th) Annual Concern Spring Run, a four-mile run and walk in support of Concern Worldwide and the work that it does to improve the conditions of people living in world's poorest countries and areas affected by war, conflict, and natural disaster. "Every year, I am so moved by the number of people who turn their concern into action and make a difference in the...

2014-03-20 23:22:58

Greetinggames.com takes new concept of combining games with e-cards for unique charity fundraisers Rotterdam, Netherlands and Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Tingly Games, founded by veterans in the game industry, is launching a brand new set of Greeting Games created exclusively for two charities: Just a Drop, for World Water Day, and SOS Children’s Villages for feeding children. Starting this week, senders will be able to create fun mini-games as greetings to send to friends and...

2014-03-18 16:27:09

Charity seeks partnerships with local corporations and LGBTQ groups WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This May, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) will hold its first ever Rainbow Build event. The goal of Rainbow Build is to raise awareness for the cause of affordable housing, particularly as it relates to LGBTQ and other social justice issues, and to team up with a diverse array of LGBTQ organizations, groups, and individuals to work towards...

2014-03-06 16:28:21

Help Habitat reach goal of serving 1 million people annually by volunteering locally. ATLANTA, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lowe's is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity International to launch "Hammers for Habitat," a nationwide volunteer drive to mobilize 100,000 new volunteers to raise a hammer for Habitat this year. In celebration of their renewed partnership through 2018, Lowe's and Habitat are asking men and women across America to give one day to help make the dream of...

2014-03-04 12:26:29

- Family in Ghana received 1 billionth liter of clean water from partnership SEATTLE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The partnership between World Vision and Procter and Gamble (P&G) has resulted in 1 billion liters of clean drinking water shared with more than 6.5 million people in need around the world. A family at a World Vision program in Gberami, Ghana, received the billionth liter from the partnership. A pond is the water source for Sikira Ahmed, her husband Ahmed Abdulai...

2014-03-04 08:25:41

ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years Dow (NYSE: DOW) has been a strategic partner to Habitat for Humanity International. The company will continue their commitment to the organization in 2014 by engaging more than 1,500 employees who are expected to log 10,000 volunteer hours. Dow's 2014 commitment involves 41 Habitat builds in 15 countries, including first-time projects in Puerto Rico and Japan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050501/NYSU020LOGO "The...

2014-03-03 12:22:51

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water4, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating the world's water crisis, is thrilled to announce its 2014 World Water Day (WWD) education initiative. Grammy Award-winning singer Sandi Patty and actress Nadia Dajani are joining the endeavor to help raise awareness and will be visiting participating schools on March 21(st) in celebration of WWD. Water4 is inviting all schools to participate in educating and fundraising. Water4...

2014-02-26 08:32:48

Communities nationally and internationally to benefit from funds and volunteer support ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International announced today that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will commit $12 million in 2014 to Habitat through the Thrivent Builds with Habitat for Humanity partnership. The funding will be utilized by three programs within the Thrivent Builds partnership: Thrivent Builds Homes, Thrivent Builds Worldwide and Thrivent Builds Repairs. From...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.