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2014-04-07 12:27:36

DALLAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant is proud to announce and welcome Ben Stroup as senior vice president for fundraising communications. Stroup will lead initiatives for Pursuant, RSI Stewardship and their respective clients around content marketing, brand journalism, and publishing using strategies and tactics to increase capacity for impact. He will also be responsible for special projects as Pursuant continues to expand its services and products to the marketplace. "Ben...

2014-04-04 23:41:45

YouGiveGoods.com unveils the April 2014 Healthy Baby Online Supplies Campaign. A series of virtual supply and food drives raising goods nonprofits need to directly impact low-income babies' quality of life. Mendham, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 According to the National Center for Children in Poverty, there are approximately 11 million infants and toddlers living in low-income families in the United States. 3 million living in poverty. Almost all are facing multiple threats that will...

2014-04-02 20:21:30

DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many fans of college basketball might think that high-profile, successful programs participating in the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament means coffers full of cash and self-sustainability. Not so, says Pursuant, a Dallas-based fundraising agency who spoke with several universities who qualified for the Sweet 16 and evaluated how they planned to leverage a highly visible event such as March Madness into a strategic fundraising opportunity to...

2014-03-31 23:34:14

SkoolWerx, an online fundraising company for both schools and teachers, has taken the "hassle" out of school fundraising. Fleming Island, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 SkoolWerx is a revolutionary new concept and is a crowdfunding site for schools and teachers only. Crowdfunding is defined by oxforddictionaries.com as “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the internet.” According to...

2014-03-28 12:22:59

DALLAS, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant, a full-service fundraising agency dedicated to helping the world's leading nonprofit organizations, announced today that Rachel Muir, CFRE, recently joined the company as part of a new line of training services. Muir will incorporate Pursuant's fundraising philosophy and her 20-plus years of fundraising experience as an expert consultant, trainer and presenter as she develops various training opportunities and events designed to help...

2014-03-25 08:29:25

Nutrition Industry Leader Raises $40,000 For Children's Hospitals Across North America SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vemma Nutrition Company is proud to announce the recent completion of its fifth annual fundraising campaign for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®. With a mission to make a positive difference in the lives of others, Vemma Nutrition Company's fundraising campaign aimed to provide support and relief for children and families in need. Since 1983,...

2014-03-22 08:21:28

Dallas Feed The Children (FTC) announces partnership with web development firm AMG Services. DALLAS, March 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- By Mark Watts Dallas based volunteer organization Dallas Feed The Children (FTC) recently announced a volunteering opportunity parntership with AMG Services, a design and development firm based in downtown Dallas. Dallas Feed The Children organizes volunteer opportunities that place people in volunteer positions with various charity groups...

2014-03-18 23:32:53

VanillaSoft will exhibit at the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ 51st Annual International Conference on Fundraising (ICON), March 23 – 25, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. Plano, TX (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 VanillaSoft, an award-winning Phonathon Software solution provider for fundraising professionals, announced today that it will exhibit at the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ 51st Annual International Conference on Fundraising (ICON). ICON will be held March 23 –...

2014-03-16 23:03:09

NOAHH to Storify Thousands of Volunteer Hours New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Over 1,200 students from high schools and colleges across the United States and Canada will contribute over 26,000 volunteer hours to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) during their spring breaks, leaving their mark upon the city and its fight against poverty housing. Volunteers will help build homes, clear trash from neighborhoods through our Attack the Block (ATB) program, and repair homes...

2014-03-13 08:25:23

Non-profit organizations have highlighted a number of important aspects of pro bono services in a bid to attract more people to volunteer work. OSLO, Norway, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Non-profit organizations have highlighted a number of important aspects of pro bono services in a bid to attract more people to volunteer work. According to many organizations, or organisasjoner in Norwegian, the main reason why a lot of people are yet to do volunteer work is because they...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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