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2014-02-14 23:04:03

On its 2nd anniversary The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation plans to continue its mission to inspire hope. The Foundation, established by American entrepreneur and GoDaddy founder Bob Parsons, has pledged more than $34 million in critical funds to non-profit organizations which are successfully addressing issues associated with at-risk youth, homelessness, education, veterans’ needs, and medical care. SCOTTSDALE, AZ (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Founded in February of 2012, The Bob &...

2014-02-05 08:31:26

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When LifeLine Animal Project in Atlanta, GA needed new flooring, doors, and furniture for their offices, the local business community enthusiastically came together to donate materials, labor, and time. Duke Realty, a long-time Penhall customer, and their employees generously gifted $700 to LifeLine for new office furniture, and many of their employees volunteered to help with the project. Duke also reached out to Penhall Division 31 in...

2014-02-04 08:37:52

Multi-Year Agreement Includes Maytag Contribution of Appliances and Funding BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 630,000 people experience homelessness on any given night in the United States, according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness. To support those in need, Maytag brand is teaming up with HomeAid America to help supply temporary shelter for homeless families working to get back on their feet. As part of the partnership, Maytag will contribute...

2014-02-02 23:01:36

A residential facility for homeless women and children will be getting an extreme makeover by Legacy Center's NC147 leadership team. In only two days, the facility will get an upgraded kitchen, children's playroom and pamper day for the residents. Chapel Hill, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 HomeStart Residential Facility for Homeless Women and Children in Chapel Hill, NC is receiving a complete transformation of their kitchen and playroom. Legacy Center's NC 147...

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...

2013-12-19 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,...


Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'