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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...

2014-02-21 16:23:36

Pioneer Natural Resources announced as presenting sponsor; donates $1 million to Habitat for Humanity DALLAS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, Trinity Habitat for Humanity, the City of Dallas and the City of Fort Worth announced today that the 31(st) annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will take place in North Texas the week of Oct. 5-11, 2014. Pioneer Natural Resources, a large independent oil and natural gas company headquartered in North...

2014-02-14 16:22:08

Habitat aims to build 30,000 homes in the Visayas in partnership with affected families BANGKOK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, Feb. 10, Habitat for Humanity broke ground and laid the first bricks at a reconstruction site in Santa Fe, a municipality of Bantayan Island, in the Philippine province of Cebu. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) The groundbreaking marked the start of reconstruction efforts by Habitat for Humanity Philippines in the...

2014-02-11 12:21:34

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the aim of achieving long-lasting improvements in the areas of education, clean water and strengthening women, the H&M Conscious Foundation will support UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE. These three separate global programs for change will start from February 2014 and they will receive a total of SEK 180 million (approx 27.9 million USD) over a three-year period. The global programs with UNICEF, WaterAid and CARE aim to drive change within...

2014-01-22 08:28:30

AmeriCares and Mercy Corps to use funds for ongoing relief work LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special appeal by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has resulted in donations to two groups to further ongoing efforts in the wake of the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. International nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations Mercy Corps and AmeriCares will each receive US$50,000 from TPRF to further independent campaigns in...

2014-01-14 08:31:09

The Home Depot Foundation donating $2.7 million in 2014, bringing its support of Habitat's Repair Corps program to $6.2 million to date ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot® Foundation today announced Habitat's 2014 Repair Corps program, an initiative funded by The Home Depot Foundation to help repair, renovate or construct homes in partnership with U.S. military veterans and their families. Up to 20 Habitat affiliates across...

2014-01-09 08:22:29

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WaterAid announced today a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that puts the global sanitation crisis at the forefront of advocacy efforts aimed at improving the lives of millions of people living without toilets or sanitation in Ghana, India and Senegal. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/DC42834) The $2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation comes at a time when support for the...

2013-12-31 23:04:03

Yearlong fundraising effort by CDPHP employees nets more than $40,000 for Habitat for Humanity Capital District and Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar. Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 CDPHP® employees wrapped up an incredible year of fundraising for the 2013 Charity of Choice campaign, bringing in $41,000 for Habitat for Humanity Capital District and Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar. The two charities have partnered to provide hard-working, lower-income families with a chance to...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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