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2014-03-12 08:28:14

Purchase of School Plan Business Accelerates M2's Growth in Youth Fundraising Arena STAMFORD, Conn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M2 Media Group, a leading magazine subscription agency, today announced that it has completed the purchase of American Publishers from Hearst Magazines. American Publishers is an industry leader in magazine fundraising, managing programs for an expansive network of schools, non-profit groups and charitable organizations. Over the past 25 years, the...

2014-03-01 23:03:27

NOAHH to Storify Thousands of Volunteer Hours New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 01, 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...

2014-02-28 23:31:58

Funds benefit more than three-dozen local and national non-profit organizations working to make an impact on the fight against cancer. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Today, Small Army for a Cause announced that they have awarded more than $120,000 in grants from the proceeds of their 2013 Be Bold, Be Bald! fundraising event. Grants have been gifted to beneficiaries including Heaps of Hope ($15,500), The Jimmy Fund ($14,000), The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ($8,000) and more than...

2014-02-25 08:20:12

More than 49,000 hours of time donated to Canadian charities MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - In keeping with its ongoing commitment to supporting the communities where it operates, UPS once again went beyond solely offering financial support in 2013. Encouraging staff to donate their time and skills to give back to their communities is at the foundation of UPS's corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy and an area it continues to go above and beyond. UPS employees...

2014-02-25 04:21:59

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS), in collaboration with other governmental partners and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, has launched a new supportive housing rental subsidy program called the Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool (FHSP). The goal of the FHSP is to secure decent, safe, and affordable housing for DHS patients who are homeless and have complex physical and behavioral health conditions. Los...

2014-02-22 23:03:06

The new Sublime Beauty® shop online offers buyers the ability to donate small amounts to STAND UP TO CANCER by rounding up their purchases. 100% of public funds go directly to research grants. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 The new Sublime Beauty® Shop offers customers the ability to round up purchases and donate to "Stand Up to Cancer". "We chose this charity because of its strength and uniqueness, and because so many are striken with all forms of...

2014-02-17 08:24:12

CARNEGIE, Pa., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It can be easy to forget that homelessness is a daily reality for many people. As we are preparing for our own family dinners, many others are choosing between buying food and shivering in the cold. Too often, when we see a homeless person on the streets, we want to look the other way. The unfortunate truth is that there are many more families with no housing, who remain unseen. (Logo:...

2014-02-12 23:04:06

To expand on their current platform, eGood is introducing Fundraisers and seeks to replace traditional paper-based events. Glendora, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 California based tech start up, eGood, gives socially conscious consumers access to a community of partnered businesses, nonprofits, and like-minded consumers. eGood's basic platform is Ongoing Giving, in which businesses give 1, 3, or 5% of each transaction to a cause of their choice. To expand on their current platform,...

2014-02-10 23:02:34

Business owners and bloggers are encouraged to use their 404 not found page to help a child find a sponsor. Colorado Springs, Colo. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Compassion International has launched the 404gotten project, an opportunity for businesses and bloggers to turn broken links on their websites into charitable giving opportunities for their visitors by replacing “Page Not Found” messages with information about children living in poverty and providing an immediate connection to...

2014-02-04 08:28:29

"Responsive Philanthropy" tackles myths, shares examples of foundation engagement, additional resources and more WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP; www.ncrp.org) today released a special winter issue of "Responsive Philanthropy" (http://www.ncrp.org/publications/responsive-pubs/rp-archive/responsive-philanthropy-winter-2013-14/), which focuses on mission investing (MI) in the philanthropic sector. This edition...


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