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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...

2011-05-10 16:39:00

In the news release, Thrivent Financial Commits up to $275,000 for Tornado Disaster Relief, issued 10-May-2011 by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that in the fourth paragraph, first sentence, "The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Human Relief and Human Care" should be "LCMS World Relief and Human Care" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Thrivent Financial Commits up to $275,000 for Tornado...

2011-05-10 13:19:00

Organization seeks to encourage member donations, fundraising through supplemental funding MINNEAPOLIS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has committed up to $275,000 for disaster relief in response to tornadoes that ripped through Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Tennessee on April 27. The funding includes up to $250,000 designed to supplement funding through Thrivent Financial chapter service teams nationwide, and $25,000 in additional "Care in...

2011-01-18 00:00:40

Speaker Focuses on Financial Literacy and Education throughout the United States Cedar Falls, IA (PRWEB) January 17, 2011 The CBE Group, Inc. (CBE), a leader in the debt collection industry, announced that it will sponsor keynote speaker, Mr. Theodore R. Daniels, at the 22nd annual State of Iowa Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The event will be held today at the Iowa Historical Building beginning at 10:45 a.m. with guest of honor, Governor-elect Terry Branstad. Mr. Daniels is the...

2009-12-04 08:56:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Habitat for Humanity International and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans celebrated the completion of the 2,000th house built worldwide culminating their four-year, $125 million alliance. This milestone home is located at 1917 Hillside Avenue North in Minneapolis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050501/NYSU020LOGO ) Volunteers and other supporters attended the dedication celebration along with Suaada Abdiaziz and Abdikalik Abdulahi who...

2006-01-31 07:55:07

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Coretta Scott King, who surged to the forefront of the fight for racial equality after her husband Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in 1968, has died at age 78, U.S. media reported on Tuesday. She had suffered a stroke and a heart attack in August. Coretta Scott King played a major back-up role in the civil rights movement until the death of her husband, Martin Luther King, who was assassinated on a Memphis motel balcony on April 4, 1968, while supporting a...

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