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2014-01-29 23:00:25

Cofounders of the nonprofit organization Civic Duty, brothers Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, applaud Jonas Corona for his love and service on behalf of the homeless in and around Los Angeles. For more than four years, Jonas’ charity Love in the Mirror has provided food, clothing, toiletry kits, and toys, backpacks filled with school supplies and other necessities to children in their time of need. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Jonas Corona, the 10-year-old founder of Love in the...

2014-01-23 08:28:00

Marian Wright Edelman Calls on the President to End Child Poverty WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) released a new report, The State of America's Children 2014, showing for the first time the majority of children in America under two are now children of color. One in three of them is poor. The youngest most vulnerable children of all races and ethnicities are the poorest age group. Over 1 in 4 infants, toddlers and preschoolers --...

2013-12-30 08:24:41

Company founders committed to helping those less fortunate SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Empower Network spent much of the past year fulfilling one of its most enduring company tenets: to aid in the eradication of homelessness in the U.S. and worldwide through donations and service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/PH38699LOGO ) Throughout the past year, Empower Network provided more than $120,000 in funds and services to numerous homeless...

2013-12-20 20:21:11

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement can be attributed to Clarence Anthony, executive director, National League of Cities (NLC): (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NLCLOGO) "We congratulate the City of Phoenix on the milestone accomplishment of being the first city in American history to end chronic homelessness for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. For those who have served and sacrificed for the safety and security of our...

2013-12-20 12:26:01

CHARLOTTE, NC, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation today announced that its 2013 Vendor Partnership Meeting and Charity Golf Event yielded support for $125,895 that will go to A Child's Place (www.achildsplace.org), a Charlotte non-profit with a mission to erase the impact of homelessness on children and their education. This contribution will help make a difference in the lives of the more than 2,600 homeless children in Mecklenburg County the agency serves each year....

2013-12-19 23:27:34

The CareSource Foundation awarded grants to organizations in health and human services that share the Foundation's mission of serving the underserved. Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Holiday Season Grant Awards total $287,500 The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its final round of quarterly grants for 2013. The Foundation provides grants to organizations in health and human services domains with a focus on children’s health, issues of senior adults, community health,...

2013-12-18 12:25:58

Fewer Donations to the Red Kettle Campaign Have Yearlong Impact ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell ringers for The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign will be collecting donations for five fewer days this year due to the late Thanksgiving holiday. This timing and the icy weather conditions that struck in early December could lead to a shortfall of $20 million. With just under a week left, The Salvation Army is encouraging supporters to donate to the Red Kettles both in...

2013-12-10 16:23:20

Charitable Organization Celebrates its Eighth Season with Project 8, a Festival of Eight Concerts and Ensembles Performed for NYC's Homeless BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violinist and founder of Music Kitchen - Food for the Soul, believes that music has the power to uplift, heal and inspire people. That's why she created the charitable organization that brings top artists and classical chamber music to New York City's homeless with...

2013-12-09 23:21:54

Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc., a leading service provider to the residential mortgage industry, gives back to the community by volunteering at the Homeless Emergency Project, an organization that provides support to those in need. Palm Harbor, FL (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Approximately 17 percent of Hillsborough County’s population is considered hungry, leaving their basic nutritional needs unmet (1). Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc., a leading document research and post-closing...

2013-12-03 23:29:27

I Am Waters Foundation, (IAW) a not for profit organization founded by Houstonian Elena Davis, embraces a singular mission, to deliver clean, fresh drinking water to the growing homeless population, via shelter partners, throughout the state of Texas and beyond. (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 To date, IAW’s efforts have been supported solely through donations and proceeds from fund raising events, however, a recent commitment from Whole Foods Market to stock and sell IAW bottled water...