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2013-09-16 08:28:03

- Seven Global Partners Create Shared Improvement Plan to Accelerate Their Impact DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mondelez International Foundation recently brought together seven of the world's leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in community-based obesity prevention to accelerate their impact promoting healthy lifestyles for youth. Together, they developed a common roadmap to help better measure, evaluate, communicate and design existing and future well-being...

2013-09-12 23:20:36

Research shows that 9 out of 10 American youth give to charity Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 A first-of-its-kind study supported by the United Nations Foundation and conducted by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, reports that nearly 9 out of 10 American youth between the ages eight and 19 give money to organizations dedicated to charitable causes. The research further reveals the important role parents play in...

2013-09-11 23:02:36

LeadFerret, the free B2B data site, announced today the release of their fully searchable directory of fundraising professionals. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 LeadFerret users already enjoy free access to over 15+ million business contacts with complete information, including email addresses, social media links, and a robust set of search tools. Today LeadFerret announced the release of a specialized directory of fundraising professionals, which allows users to search and see...

2013-09-11 08:25:56

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, which shines a spotlight on America's most socially responsible chief executives, has announced today the finalists for both the sixth annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards and the third annual Lifetime Achievement Award. These awards will be presented to CEOs across industries that visibly exceed standards in the areas of employee relations, environmental impact, human rights, philanthropy, and...

2013-09-09 23:01:50

On-the-record National Press Club event will feature local families and leaders from United Nations Foundation and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 On Thursday, at 12:00 pm ET at the National Press Club, the United Nations Foundation and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy will launch a new report on the charitable habits of children. The new...

2013-09-05 23:29:54

Organization is Ranked in Top 3% of US Charities for Six Consecutive Years Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The Kidney Cancer Association’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the sixth consecutive time that the Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) has earned this top distinction. Since 2002, using data-driven analysis,...

2013-09-03 12:25:08

First Comprehensive Nationwide Study of Jewish and Religious Giving, "Connected to Give," finds that Social Engagement with Jewish Community is Key Predictor of Giving to All Causes, not just Jewish ones LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumpstart released Connected to Give: Key Findings today, the first in a series of reports detailing the giving habits and motivations of American Jews across all ages, economic groups and geographies. Findings are based on a survey of...

2013-08-30 23:19:32

DonorDrive Social Fundraising has released a free ebook showing nonprofits how to create their own third party fundraising programs that increase their revenue streams by giving their supporters new tools to fundraise. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 DonorDrive Social Fundraising has released a free ebook showing nonprofits how to create their own third party fundraising programs that increase their revenue streams by giving their supporters new tools to fundraise. The Complete...

2013-08-28 12:27:04

Vision2Systems has created Patent-Pending technology that will add Online Fundraising to any Non-Profit's website by adding TWO lines of HTML Code at a cost significantly lower than anything else on the market today. DALLAS, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision2Systems LLC, a Dallas, TX based software company has created Patent-Pending technology that will add Online Fundraising and Giving to Non-Profit and Church websites by adding TWO lines of HTML Code that takes on the look and...

Volunteering Good For Your Health
2013-08-23 11:17:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Volunteering at your local soup kitchen can give you a warm, fuzzy feeling inside and help out those in need, but new research shows that acts of charity can also be highly beneficial to a person’s heath. A large systematic research review recently published in the journal BMC Public Health from British scientists has found a connection between volunteering and both longevity and mental well-being. For the review, scientists...