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2010-12-10 00:00:44

Donor Alliance was named the successor organization to the Donor Awareness Council, officially assuming the organization's responsibilities on July 1, 2010. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 Donor Alliance, the federally designated organ procurement organization and American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving Colorado and most of Wyoming, was named the successor organization to the Donor Awareness Council (DAC), officially assuming the organization's...

2010-12-09 11:50:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) will honor the unique legacy of twin sisters Mia Adriano and Irene Atencio on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float in the 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on New Year's Day. While twins share many qualities, Irene and Mia share something rare: a part of each other. Mia donated tissue at the time of her death. One of her donated tendons went to her twin sister, Irene, to repair her torn...

2010-12-03 07:05:00

DENVER, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- mGive, (www.mGive.com), the leading service provider for mobile donations in the United States, today announced that it is powering the $25 text donation campaign launched by The American Red Cross. This new mobile donation campaign, which will run through December 31, 2010, enables individuals to make a $25 mobile donation to the American Red Cross by texting GIFT to 90999. "We are honored to have been selected by the American Red Cross to provide...

2010-11-30 16:18:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The steady increase in recession-spurred egg donor prospects has not resulted in a larger pool of qualified candidates, a leading agency that matches egg donors and gestational surrogates with intended parents said today. "While media coverage, and especially about the compensation (averaging $5,000 to $7,000) has created awareness and a flood of prospects, the vast majority have not qualified as donors for various reasons," said Mary Ellen...

2010-11-30 09:00:00

Cell Phone Users Can Text GIFT to 90999 Through December 31 in New Program WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Red Cross and wireless communications partners today announced a new mobile giving effort that enables cellular telephone users to text GIFT to 90999 to make a $25 donation to the Red Cross. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The new holiday text donation program builds on the record-shattering effort following the...

2010-11-30 07:05:00

DENVER, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- mGive, (www.mGive.com), the leading service provider for mobile donations in the United States, today announced that it is powering the mobile donation industry's first $25 text donation campaign launched by the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). Through this campaign, individuals can text LIFE to 50555 to donate $25 to the ACLJ, an organization dedicated to protecting freedom, life, and religious liberties in the United States and...

2010-11-29 14:37:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The top four Charity Gift Card providers, TisBest.org, CharityGiftCertificates.org, JustGive.org and NetworkForGood.org today issued the Just 51 Bucks Challenge, asking Americans to give a gift of charity instead of "stuff" this holiday season. By investing $51 - which is 10 percent of what the average U.S. consumer will spend this year(1) - in Charity Gift Cards rather than conventional holiday gifts of stuff, Americans can close the charity budget...

2010-11-25 00:00:44

Company Empowers Grassroots Fundraisers to Raise Money or Donate to Worthy Causes During the Season of Giving Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 23, 2010 FirstGiving, a proven leader in providing online peer-to-peer fundraising tools, announced today the launch of its "Bring the Giving Back" holiday campaign. The campaign is based on the premise that the holidays have become overly focused on consumer exchange and less focused on the true giving spirit of the season. FirstGiving's online tools...

2010-11-24 07:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers today issued a critical alert for donations from Type O negative blood donors. There is also an urgent need for Type A negative blood donors to make a donation during this holiday season. The need for blood is constant, with someone requiring blood every two seconds. Holidays disrupt the usual flow of blood donations, yet all the travelers on the road - and the prediction for inclement weather - increase the...

2010-11-19 00:00:44

A new website, KindCoupons.org, intends to help consumers save money on their holiday purchases while at the same time increasing charitable giving. KindCoupons hosts thousands of money-saving coupons and is committed to donating 50% of the company's profits to charity. Weston, MA (PRWEB) November 18, 2010 Over the past two years, charitable giving in the United States has fallen by the highest percentages seen in over five decades. A shaky stock market and rising unemployment rate have...


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