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2013-05-14 12:30:47

Kingdom Ridge Capital will provide a college scholarship to Hekima Place orphan Colletta Mwangi. Hekima Place is a home for girls orphaned primarily due to HIV/AIDS. WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingdom Ridge Capital announced today it will provide a college scholarship to Hekima Place orphan Colletta Mwangi. Founded in 2005 by Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania native Kate Fletcher, Hekima Place is a home for girls orphaned primarily due to HIV/AIDS. Hekima Place is...

2013-05-07 08:31:07

The Miracle Foundation, IndieGoGo and Tea Leoni to raise $100k online for an orphanage of 100 kids AUSTIN, Texas and NEW YORK, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mothers love bouquets, but ambitious social entrepreneur CAROLINE BOUDREAUX of The Miracle Foundation (www.MiracleFoundation.org), is teaming up with top crowdfunding site INDIEGOGO.COM and UNICEF Ambassador TEA LEONI to celebrate great moms a different way: by bringing joy to kids who don't have one. The "Orphans Over Orchids"...

2013-01-30 08:27:57

ISELIN, New Jersey, January 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces that its industrial and medical products have been delivered to Haiti in support of its community rebuilding efforts. Working with Child in Hand, an organization committed to providing integrated medical, psychosocial, and sports programming to treat and train children and leaders in disaster environments, Ansell and its partners have enabled the development of...

2012-11-27 08:28:43

Christmas Joy Year-round for 805 African Orphans EUSTIS, Fla., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What began in 1987 as a mission of mercy to provide support for African nations devastated by the HIV/AIDS crisis, as well as providing practical work training skills for impoverished women in the region, has evolved into one of Africa's most prolific faith-based organizations focused on the needs of orphans, widows, and education. (Photo:...

2012-06-28 23:01:11

The Alliance for Children Foundation's founder, Filis Casey, was featured on the front page of the Boston Globe, in a story detailing the Foundation's aid to Haitian orphans. The foundation has contributed $150,000 for an orphanage and continues to raise funds to provide shelter and critical services to orphaned children in Haiti. Without help, the prospects are grim for orphans who numbered an estimated 380,000 before the earthquake. Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 The Alliance for...

2012-06-15 23:02:05

God's Children Ministries (a Christian relief and development charity) working in Haiti and the Dominican Republic is grateful for the generosity of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the support from the Jordanian battalion in many areas, including the intervention immediately following the earthquake. Pembroke Pines, FL (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Since the January 12 earthquake, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has sent two C130 aircraft with relief supplies to assist international efforts. In...

2011-12-27 11:00:00

Passion 4 K.I.D.S. Children's Charity honors Jacob Wallis, the 22-year-old father of baby Izaiah, who was hit by a teen drunk driver while being wheeled in his stroller on the sidewalk by his grandfather on the way to the park. Izaiah remains paralyzed from the waist down, on a feeding tube, colostomy, tracheotomy and ventilator. Jacob has left his job to be his son's full-time caregiver, learning all the intricate medical equipment keeping his son alive. Never complaining, Jacob represents...

2011-11-01 07:00:00

Mobile Medical Disaster Relief, http://www.mmdr.org, provides medicines and funding for orphans who were devastated by the January 2010 earthquake. To better enable others to help support these children, they have begun a "Support an Orphan" campaign. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 The orphans in this small suburb of Port au Prince, Haiti are completely cut off from western civilization. Without clean running water, sewer or electricity, these 50 children barely enjoy a...

2011-08-22 13:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty children orphaned by the January 2010 earthquake in central Haiti will soon be moving into a new home near Cap Haitien, in the northern part of Haiti. As a result of a special appeal to help those affected by the earthquake, the Reliv Kalogris Foundation provided funds to build the children's home and also will provide free nutritional supplements to the residents. The home is built in the Petite-Anse neighborhood near Cap Haitien. The...

2011-06-21 08:35:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grace Race Fund Inc. invites participants and volunteers for the 8th Annual Grace Race road race and walk to be held October 1, 2011 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. The Grace Race Fund Inc. (www.gracerace.org) is a unique non-profit 501(c)(3) and all-volunteer organization fueled by the desire to improve the lives of Kenyan children who have been orphaned due to AIDS, malaria, and other diseases. In 2009, 80,000 people died in...