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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...

2013-11-21 23:33:38

Central City Home Marks Major Benchmark for New Orleans New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) dedicated its 500th new construction home located at 2525 Delachaise in New Orleans for Denise Brown's family on Friday, November 15, 2013.     Attending the event were Jasmine Haralson of NORA and Julius Feltus, Director of Constituent Services for City Councilperson Latoya Cantrell, in whose district Brown's house is...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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