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2013-11-12 12:28:40

Funds Support American Red Cross and International Medical Corps SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutter Health today announced a $200,000 donation to help support relief efforts following the devastating typhoon that swept across the Philippines last Friday. The American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund and International Medical Corps will both receive $100,000 from the not-for-profit health system. "The massive devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the...

2013-11-11 16:21:31

SEATTLE, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) have joined together to make a $250,000 contribution to World Vision to support relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan. As the death toll climbs and the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan is increasingly evident, World Vision is launching one of its largest relief operations in the country's history, mobilizing staff to...

2013-11-11 16:20:49

Organizations Distributing FMSC Meals Are Requesting Additional Supply MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At least half a million MannaPack(TM) meals from Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) are already being distributed to Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the Philippines, and an additional 2.5 million meals have been requested by humanitarian organizations working in the region. The Philippines is the third-largest recipient of meals from Feed My Starving Children on an ongoing...

2013-11-06 20:22:49

For the first time ever, Habitat served more than 100,000 families in one year, plans to reach 1 millionth milestone home by the end of 2015 ATLANTA, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, supporters and Habitat for Humanity global leaders raised the walls on the 800,000th home the organization has built, rehabilitated or repaired around the world since its founding in 1976. The home is being built by Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. (Photo:...

2013-11-01 23:23:59

Medical Ministry International has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals—to transform how people think about, talk about, and participate in the giving season. (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Medical Ministry International has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of a unique blend of partners, charities,...

2013-10-28 12:24:03

"SOS: Desks for a Difference" launches during National Orphan Awareness Month WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SOS Children's Villages - USA, the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to supporting orphaned and abandoned children, is partnering with companies across the U.S. to raise awareness about the 153 million children around the world who have lost one or both parents. Less than 1 percent of these orphaned children will ever be adopted; many of...

2013-10-22 23:21:56

Africare becomes a TOMS Shoe Giving Partner to boost livelihood and academic engagement for African youth. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, announced today its multi-year giving partnership with TOMS to provide primary school children in Liberia and Malawi with new shoes to help prevent illnesses and improve their quality of life. “In countries like Liberia and Malawi, we see the adverse...

2013-10-21 23:26:33

Underground Elephant, a San Diego based technology company, partnered with Habitat for Humanity’s Building for the Brave, and participated in an all-day event by constructing the first Building for the Brave home in Lakeside, California. San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Underground Elephant, a San Diego based technology company, partnered with Habitat for Humanity’s Building for the Brave, and participated in an all-day event by constructing the first Building for the...

2013-10-15 12:35:46

Funds to help update the charity's ReStore LUBBOCK, Texas, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- City Bank has recently pledged to help finance updates for Lubbock Habitat for Humanity's ReStore. The partnership hopes to generate more funds for Lubbock Habitat to meet its mission of eliminating poverty housing. Thanks to the support from City Bank, Lubbock Habitat for Humanity will be more able to build simple, decent, affordable housing for low to moderate income families. "City Bank is...

2013-10-15 12:32:40

More than 160 volunteers build houses with Habitat for Humanity OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - More than 160 Siemens employees from coast-to-coast recently spent the day building houses as part of an ongoing partnership between Siemens Canada and Habitat for Humanity Canada. In total, volunteers dedicated more than 1,200 hours of work at 13 construction sites across Canada. Nine Siemens locations from across the country participated in builds this year, allowing...