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2014-07-02 23:03:30

International Day of Giving Reaches More Countries and More Communities to Make its Mark this December 2, 2014 New York, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Global supporters and partners today launched a “save the date” marking December 2 as the third annual #GivingTuesday. This unique holiday brings together worldwide partners to celebrate giving. As part of the global “save the date,” a first tranche of partner announcements kicked off a drumbeat of creative ways that people and...

2014-06-30 23:17:40

Indianapolis-based email marketing software and services company, Delivra, continues in its efforts to support organizations doing good - both locally and worldwide. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Earlier this month, President and CEO of Delivra, Neil Berman, attended the Project HOPE Gala in Washington, D.C. During the gala, which took place on June 10th 2014 at the Andrew W. Melon Auditorium, the global health education and humanitarian assistance organization announced the 2014...

2014-06-30 23:17:08

Salt Lake City website designers, UtahSites.com, recognizes the importance of supporting the community and is supporting charities and non-profits with no-cost web development. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As an independent, small business website design company in Utah, Utah Sites understands the importance of the little guys. In an effort to support their local charities and non-profits, Utah Sites has began offering pro bono website design for such groups. Founder and...

2014-06-26 08:34:07

ITHACA, N.Y., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GiveGab, the volunteering network, announced today the launch of its new mobile app for iPhone users worldwide. GiveGab's app provides volunteers, nonprofits, businesses, colleges and others with ways to instantaneously and remotely connect and share volunteer opportunities and activities. The free iOS app will enable volunteers to find and sign up for thousands of service opportunities, log their service hours and interact socially in new ways,...

2014-06-23 12:21:22

-Furniture Row Racing is proud to support the Christian global humanitarian organization DENVER, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet will have a unique paint scheme for Saturday night's (June 28) NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119749 Truex's car for the Quaker State 400 will be fully wrapped in World Vision colors to create awareness for the Christian global...

2014-06-19 23:15:44

Attorney and consultant brings 15 years of experience in planned giving training for fundraisers to Bob Carter Companies. Sarasota, Fla (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Bob Carter Companies LLC has added a new philanthropy and fundraising consultant, Jonathan H. Gudema, Esq. As the company’s Senior Planned Giving Consultant, Gudema will be available to work with BCC clients in the United States, Mexico and the Middle East (http://www.BobCarterCo.com). Gudema has served as a planned giving...

2014-06-16 12:27:00

New paper by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy looks at the top foundations that funded the civil rights movement WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) today released "Freedom Funders: Philanthropy and the Civil Rights Movement, 1955-1965" to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. The paper explores the impact of four foundations that defied convention by supporting the leadership...

2014-06-12 23:14:41

San Francisco-based Flipcause.com is the first in the nonprofit fundraising industry to combine fundraising tools, donor management, and merchant sponsor management in a single platform. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 What keeps nonprofit leaders awake at night? Fundraising and money woes are their top concern, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In response to this need, San Francisco-based Flipcause has launched a cloud-based software solution designed specifically to...

2014-06-11 23:04:23

San Francisco-based Flipcause.com is the first in the nonprofit fundraising industry to combine fundraising tools, donor management, and merchant sponsor management in a single platform. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 What keeps nonprofit leaders awake at night? Fundraising and money woes are their top concern, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In response to this need, San Francisco-based Flipcause has launched a cloud-based software solution designed specifically to...

2014-06-09 16:23:14

Panel to discuss changing face of philanthropy in America WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foundations that bear the names of the Fords, Carnegies, Rockefellers, and many other American visionaries have long been well known for their positive impact on American life. Equally as inspiring, but less well known, has been the role played by foundations and individual donors that work with few or no staff. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Collectively, these...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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