LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christmastime brings the warm waft of evergreens in the air. But for anyone who has ever stacked a six-foot Fraser Fir on the roof of a car, sometimes the transporting of that wondrous pine scent can be more than challenging. With the establishment of the Christmas Angel Network (CAN), entrepreneur Theodore Myles has not only effectively tackled the transportation issue, but he has also created a method to provide holiday fundraising for charities and organizations in the process.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum’s display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions to PPM’s already exciting programs.
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity’s I’m First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I’m First blog.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ace World Wide Moving and Storage, an agent of one of the nation’s leading movers Atlas Van Lines, is joining The Mob Museum in partnership with Three Square and Downtown 3rd Farmers Market to benefit Move For Hunger, a non-profit that fights hunger across the United States. In coalition with these organizations, Ace World Wide Moving and Storage will be co-sponsoring a local food drive from October 21 to November 10, 2013, at The Mob Museum in Las Vegas.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paraphrase, LLC and author Arnold Rudnick have pledged all net profits from book sales of ‘Little Green’ (ISBN: 978-0981587974) for the month of October 2013 to Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which supports the ‘hungry, homeless and hurting of the San Fernando Valley.’ They’re also donating 100+ copies of the children’s book ‘Little Green’ to the first grade of Roscoe Elementary School.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope, a 30-year old innovative marketing and technology firm, has announced a new program in cooperation with its Send2Press Newswire unit, to help public relations agencies and solo PR firms adopt a local 501(c)3 charity and promote it for free.
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it’s time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO’s I’m First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To help raise awareness and community for infertile couples, California IVF Fertility Center and RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association, are sponsoring Sacramento’s first Walk of Hope. The Walk of Hope aims to build connections and offer encouragement for the 7.3 million Americans struggling with infertility. The Walk of Hope is being held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2013.
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Beyond Diversity Resource Center announces the publication of a supplement to its book on racial dialogue in America, ‘The Anti-Racist Cookbook’ (ISBN: 978-0971901766).
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children, including ‘Don’t Laugh at Me’ along with Sid Krupkin, the Foundation for Respect Ability’s Artistic and Education Director.
ASBURY PARK, N.J., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join Move For Hunger this Labor Day Weekend for the Fifth Annual Surfside Food Drive, Cornhole Tournament and Concert Series on the 2nd Ave. Asbury Park Boardwalk. While hunger may not be on people’s minds during the summer holidays, for the 120,000 people in Monmouth and Ocean County that struggle to find their next meal, hunger takes no vacations.
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — East End Community Services is rebuilding the Twin Towers neighborhood one home at a time. Located on the east side of Dayton, Ohio, Twin Towers has had its share of ups and downs throughout the years. Named for the beautiful Catholic church St. Mary’s that stands tall with two protruding towers, it has always been a strong working class neighborhood. But like many Rust Belt cities, Twin Towers has been hit hard by global economics and the recent recession.
SIGNAL HILL, Calif., Aug. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the third year in a row, Food Finders is betting that its Viva Las Vegas Casino Night will be another fundraising success, sure to offer something for everyone. On September 21, 2013, the 24-year young nonprofit will celebrate its 100 millionth pound of food rescued by hosting the event at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. Proceeds will support its Food Rescue Program, which has been on a steady track all year in providing enough food for 40,000 meals a day.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program ‘Summer Gaming Challenge’ has been awarded the prestigious National Summer Learning Association’s (NSLA) 2013 New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award. Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP, Inc.) is honored to have its program recognized for the award.
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A troupe of California comedians with disabilities promises big laughs to benefit the Pacific Pinball Museum. A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the ‘Comedians with Disabilities Act,’ a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called ‘The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.’
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America’s Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting. Since the 1930s, pinball machines, a uniquely American invention and art form, were principally manufactured in Chicago and shipped to all corners of the world. Pinball was imbued with an optimistic, vibrant energy of adventure, excitement and escapism.
NEPTUNE, N.J., Aug. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger and E|Y|E: Electric Yoga Experience are teaming up to host a yoga event of epic proportions on the Jersey Shore. This month, 600 Yogis are coming together to participate in a yoga and meditation session all in the name hunger relief.
SIGNAL HILL, Calif., July 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are smiles on the faces of more children and families this summer – smiles very familiar to one local food bank. For the third year in a row, Food Finders is hosting its ‘Summer To End Hunger’ food drive. This drive aims to fill in the hunger gaps where school breakfast and lunch programs end.
DALLAS, Texas, July 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap announced today that its Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits will feature Adam Roth, CEO of StreamLink Software presenting ‘Maximizing Board Engagement and Effectiveness’ on July 25, 2013.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Torrance Calif.-based Neotrope(R), an advertising, marketing and PR firm launched in 1983, announced the recipients of its annual Non-Profit PR Grant for 2013. Each worthy cause is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 charity ‘doing good’ on a local, or national level. As part of this in-kind grant program, Neotrope is providing PR solutions, news dissemination (through its Send2Press(R) Newswire service), online advertising, and social media marketing for the charities.
FREMONT, Calif., June 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications and a Fremont, California business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by sponsoring the city of Fremont’s programs benefitting local youth and families. The company’s local outreach initiative, which it calls ‘F1rstHand,’ invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving local causes.
BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) is pleased to announce it is one of this year’s recipients of the 2013 Neotrope J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to the Center for Student Opportunity over the next year to raise awareness around its education programs, events, and accomplishments.
ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If helping a grieving child makes one’s heart sing, then tune into this opportunity to help children and teens. Join the Heart Songs program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life as its Asheville Checkpoint kicks off its first Bear Buddy drive to benefit Buncombe families June 1-30.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the 10th Anniversary Champions Gala celebrating the Power of Inclusion on October 12. The Gala honors organizations and individuals for their outstanding commitment to inclusion in their families, communities and society.
PALMDALE, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA announced today that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through CEE’s Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.
ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Located at Camp Twin Lakes and overseen by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s pediatricians, Camp Strong4Life caters to children struggling with their weight and dealing with the health issues that come with that struggle. While kids may have initial reservations about going, it won’t be long before they are enjoying swimming, rock-wall climbing, archery, zip-lining, playing games, building friendships and making memories that last a lifetime.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the upcoming motion picture ‘American Identity’ and representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.
BALLINGER, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand again this year to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. The campaign is called ‘Helping Hand.’ One organization will be selected to receive a new Mueller steel building up to 4,000 square feet through applications received by June 1, 2013.
DALLAS, Texas, April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noted inspirational speaker and author Joy Cruse will speak at The III Forks Golf Classic and Auction Dinner benefiting TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation. The dinner will be held on May 5 at III Forks Restaurant in Dallas. TeamConnor provides funding for research projects across the United States in an effort to find a cure for childhood cancers.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since 1989, when Food Finders officially started rescuing food to donate to needy agencies and shelters who feed the hungry, the nonprofit has collected and redistributed 100 million pounds of food. This tremendous milestone was reached this month, coinciding with its 24 year anniversary.
SIGNAL HILL, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On May 1, 2013, Food Finders is kicking off its 3rd Annual ‘Summer To End Hunger’ Food Drive. The food drive will run through the entire month of May, and food that Food Finders collects during the May 11 Stamp Out Hunger postal drive will contribute to the Summer drive.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project, co-founded by entertainer Clay Aiken, is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2013 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to the National Inclusion Project over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
SIGNAL HILL, Calif., April 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Food Finders, Inc. of Signal Hill, California, is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope’s 2013 J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will assist with Food Finders’ mission to redistribute food donated by the regional hospitality industry and local grocers to feed those who are food insecure.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP) of Middletown, Connecticut is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope’s 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Snazzy sparkles and well-worn blue jeans are the attire of choice for the 8th annual Seasons of Life Soiree 2013, an event to benefit vital non-profit patient services at Four Seasons Compassion For Life. The event is presented by Park Ridge Health at the Crown Plaza Asheville.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Soup Kitchen of Boynton Beach is proud to announce its first gala in recognition of its thirty years in serving the local community. The organization is a not for profit, sustaining itself only through the generosity of the community and its volunteers.
BETHESDA, Md., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), a national nonprofit, is now accepting applications for the ‘I’m First’ Scholarship, a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship for matriculating first-generation college students.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announces that from April 1-15, 2013, Victory Packaging is holding its First Annual Victory Cup Nationwide Food Drive. As the largest packaging material distributor in North America, Victory has offices in 24 states across the country. For two weeks, these offices will compete to see which can donate the largest amount of non-perishable food items to its local food bank.
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Maple Youth Ballet honored Donalyn Kling, one of its most dedicated patrons at the second annual Diamonds and Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9 at Black, Starr and Frost in Newport Beach.
FAIRFAX, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preparations are underway for the third annual Run for the Children, hosted by Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). Made possible through a generous partnership grant from the Verizon Foundation and other local corporations, the run takes place on May 4 in historic Fairfax City.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization, is proud to announce that AMWAT Moving and Storage of Tallahassee is the recipient of the Mover of the Year Award for 2012.
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Maple Youth Ballet along with Black, Starr & Frost, America’s first jeweler since 1810, presents the second annual Diamonds & Dance Gala on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Black, Starr & Frost’s harbor side location in Newport Beach. The gala will honor Donalyn Kling of the Kling Family Foundation, who has been a dedicated patron of the Maple Youth Ballet, Orange County’s finest pre-professional ballet company.
FELICITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Appropriately on Washington’s Birthday, Feb. 22, 2013, at 10:45 a.m. PST, the Museum of History in Granite is having the first and only preview for the press of the 100-foot granite ‘History of the United States of America’ monument.
TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope CEO Christopher L. Simmons announced a two week extension to today’s deadline for worthy causes to apply for the company’s annual Non-Profit PR Grants for 2013; the new deadline will be Feb. 28 at close of business.
NEPTUNE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a nationwide hunger relief organization that works with the relocation industry, today announces its partnership with Atlas Van Lines, one of the nation’s top moving companies. To celebrate joining Move For Hunger as an Epic Partner, Atlas Headquarters held a local food drive on Feb. 1, which resulted in over 3,000-pounds of food donations to Tri-State Food Bank, located in Evansville, Ind.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s Shine Brighter Series features Matt McCabe from Pursuant presenting ‘I Have A Dream: The Importance of Vision At Every Donor Level’ on February 14, 2013.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. and ANAHEIM, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation (BMF) will celebrate the indelible nature of the synthesizer pioneer’s legacy at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. Beginning on Thursday, January 24, NAMM attendees will have opportunities to see and hear demonstrations of vintage Moog instruments and explore rarely seen archival material from the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LegalizeFerrets.org announces new WhiteHouse.gov petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap’s monthly Shine Brighter Series of webcasts for nonprofits continues on Thursday, January 17, 2013, 2 p.m. EST, with ‘Integrated Marketing for Nonprofits’ presented by Mark Rhode, vice president at Russ Reid.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.
COLTON, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Premier Medical Transportation, a Colton-based medical transportation company, has partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve Riverside and San Bernardino in a yearlong campaign, Driving Away Hunger. Premier Medical Transportation will donate one meal to Second Harvest Food Bank for every transport call they receive. The Driving Away Hunger campaign began November 1, just in time for the holiday season and will run throughout 2013.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), a marketing, PR, and information publishing company founded in 1983, today announced its annual Nonprofit PR Grant Program for 2013. Ten U.S. based charitable non-profits will receive in-kind grants totaling $50,000, including public relations, news dissemination and online marketing services, as part of the company’s 30th anniversary.
TORRANCE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California-based marketing and PR firm, Neotrope(R), today announced the formal launch of a dedicated web portal for the company’s annual Non-Profit PR Grants program at http://prgrants.com as part of its 30 year anniversary. The PR Grant program was originally launched in 2000 to help assist U.S. 501(c)3 worthy causes to raise awareness, attract halo sponsors, and better connect with donors and volunteers.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) welcomes the public to experience pinball with a European flair. Play a game on the newest addition to their exciting collection of more than 80 playable games: a 1967 Rally West Club. This game marks the one resident of their collection not produced in the United States. Rally was a French pinball manufacturer designing games for the European market.