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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...

2014-01-28 23:01:24

The American Red Cross Northeastern New York Region will benefit from yearlong fundraising and volunteering events. Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 CDPHP employees recently kicked off the 2014 Charity of Choice campaign at the Times Union Center as the Albany Devils battled the Adirondack Phantoms. The game day outing raised $2,075 for this year’s charity, the American Red Cross Northeastern New York Region. Now in its fifth year, the Charity of Choice campaign is a yearlong...

2014-01-22 08:28:30

AmeriCares and Mercy Corps to use funds for ongoing relief work LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special appeal by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has resulted in donations to two groups to further ongoing efforts in the wake of the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. International nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations Mercy Corps and AmeriCares will each receive US$50,000 from TPRF to further independent campaigns in...

2014-01-21 16:27:23

Charities are likely losing financial support because of missteps PLANO, Texas, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charities are creating significant barriers to potential donors making online contributions, according to the first Online Fundraising Scorecard, an exhaustive study by Dunham+Company and Next After. The study, the most comprehensive focusing on the online donor experience, gives most nonprofits a failing or mediocre grade when scored against the tested and proven online best...

2013-12-30 23:00:44

Nonprofits using DonorDrive saw a 34% increase in overall growth in 2013 and the coming year looks even brighter for organizations that are fundraising through the industry's most innovative software. http://donordrive.com/demo-signup Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Nonprofits using DonorDrive saw a 34% increase in overall growth in 2013 and the coming year looks even brighter for organizations that are fundraising through the industry's most innovative software....

2013-12-25 23:00:28

Florida House Experience staff and alumni collected toys for needy children at Christmas. Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 Needy children in the Deerfield Beach, Florida area will have a brighter Christmas this year thanks to a partnership between Florida House Experience and Parkway United Methodist Church. Members of these two organizations recently held a toy drive to benefit those less fortunate during the Christmas season. The toy drive was an overwhelming success, with...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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