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Brazilian Gangsta Rapper, Once an Addict and Drug Dealer, Now Uses His Music and Passion to Reach Kids With the Truth About Drugs

CUIABA, Brazil, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Growing up surrounded by gangs, crime, and violence that plagued his neighborhood in Cuiabá, Brazil, in the ’80s and ’90s, Diogenes Luiz de Oliveira tried to escape from that life by using and trafficking drugs. Now, he uses his own story and the […]

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National Postdoctoral Association Announces Free Membership for HBCU Students

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that it would provide free membership to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at any Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU). The same is true for any postdoctoral scholar (“postdoc”) working at such an institution.

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LA Sports Council Announces New President & CEO Matthew Cacciato

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The LA Sports Council, the region’s premier sports trade association, is proud to announce the hiring of a new President and CEO of the organization, Matthew Cacciato. As President, Cacciato’s first initiative will be the organization’s 19th Annual LA Sports Awards, a flagship celebration honoring the […]

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BioAustinCTX Adds Cindy WalkerPeach and Ryan Hawkins to the Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioAustinCTX, Central Texas’ Life Science industry organization, announced today the appointment of Cindy WalkerPeach, PhD and Ryan Hawkins to its Board of Directors. BioAustinCTX is a nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas focused on advancing the life science industry in the Central Texas Region.

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Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation Celebrates First Annual Catalyst Awards

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation recently held the first annual Catalyst Awards luncheon at LaCigale in Delray Beach. Pastor Bill Mitchell of CityLead Boca and Delray Beach police Sgt. Danny Pacheco Jr. of Delray Kicks were each honored as the inaugural recipients of cash grants of […]

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10th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their annual “Cursive is Cool”® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The contest dates are January 23 through April 15, 2024. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for […]

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BHERC To Cap-Off Their Monumental Season With 29th Annual S.E. Manly African American Short Film Showcase Closing Weekend

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is pleased to announce the 29th Annual S. E. Manly African American Short Film Showcase (SEMAASFS) closing event, the weekend of January 19-21st, it will include 50 short films. BHERC is also hosting students to see the must-see film […]

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Concordia names Porto, Portugal as host city of its 2024 Europe Summit on May 28-29

PORTO, Portugal, Jan. 18, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concordia has named Porto, Portugal as the host city for its 2024 Europe Summit, taking place May 28-29, 2024. Building on the 2023 Concordia Europe Summit, which took place last June in Madrid, Spain (view the report), Concordia’s fourth Europe Summit will bring together 100 decision makers […]

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Las Positas College Students Launch Financial Literacy Nonprofit

LIVERMORE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four students from Las Positas College have taken on the challenge of improving financial education and resources among college students in California. Their non-profit organization, FinLit Initiative, has recently gained 501(c)(3) status and has already made a significant impact on students across the state.

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California Safe Schools Celebrates its 25th Anniversary Honoring Environmental Health Heroes!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, December 4, 2023 at the California Endowment in historic downtown Los Angeles, California Safe Schools, a celebrated children’s environmental health and environmental justice non-profit celebrated its 25th Anniversary with an event called “Your Life is Now” honoring seven trailblazing health and safety heroes and […]

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Music News: Lowell Chamber Orchestra Receives Three-Year Funding for Advancement Of BIPOC Composers

LOWELL, Mass. /MUSEWIRE/ — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra (LCO) has been inducted into the Barr Foundation’s “Creative Vitality Grant Program,” in order to continue its mission of providing the greater Lowell area with the most diverse classical music. The post Music News: Lowell Chamber Orchestra Receives Three-Year Funding for Advancement Of BIPOC Composers appeared first […]

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Reimagining Wellness: At Charles E. Smith Life Communities The Age-Old House Calls Are An Innovative Approach To Healthcare

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) announced the recent promotion of Dr. Elisa Gil-Pires to executive vice president, medical affairs/chief medical officer and medical director of Charles E. Smith Life Communities. Dr. Gil-Pires leads a team of world-class doctors who still make house calls.

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U.S. News & World Report Names Hebrew Home of Greater Washington on the Charles E. Smith Life Communities Campus the Best in Maryland

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 29, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) is proud to announce that their skilled nursing health center, the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, has been recognized as the Best Nursing Home in Maryland for 2024 by U.S. News & World Report. This is the fifth consecutive year that […]

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Glancy Wine Education Foundation wraps Auction 2023 Seeking Pledges for Giving Tuesday November 28

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Glancy Wine Education Foundation (GWEF) raised $21,949 at the 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction with the San Francisco Wine School on November 11. A lively event with a signature Somm Olympics component featuring past scholarship winner Tonya Pitts.

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Glancy Wine Education Foundation wraps Auction 2023 Seeking Pledges for Giving Tuesday November 28

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Glancy Wine Education Foundation (GWEF) raised $21,949 at the 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction with the San Francisco Wine School on November 11. A lively event with a signature Somm Olympics component featuring past scholarship winner Tonya Pitts.

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Glancy Wine Education Foundation wraps Auction 2023 Seeking Pledges for Giving Tuesday November 28

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Glancy Wine Education Foundation (GWEF) raised $21,949 at the 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction with the San Francisco Wine School on November 11. A lively event with a signature Somm Olympics component featuring past scholarship winner Tonya Pitts.

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Millionaire Mastermind Academy Receives Grant from Truist Foundation to Support Diverse Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 2, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced it received a recent grant from Truist Foundation to support program operations, technical assistance, and support services for diverse entrepreneurs. The academy has helped over 8,000 women entrepreneurs develop and grow businesses nationwide.

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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute announces the opening of the 2024 season for the Great Communicator Debate Series

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the start of the 2024 season for the Great Communicator Debate Series (GCDS). The debate competition features a series of regional competitions across America culminating in the National Championship hosted at The Ronald Reagan Presidential […]

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Move For Hunger sets the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was just confirmed, Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that fights hunger and food waste, successfully broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion with Topple Hunger. The previous record, set in 2021, stood at an impressive […]

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2023 SOMM Olympics Spotlights Rising Wine Talent and Supports Educational Scholarships for Students in Need

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, November 11th from 3:30-8pm, San Francisco Wine School invites the public to join their 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction featuring their signature Somm Olympics event benefiting the Glancy Wine Education Foundation, which provides scholarships to wine & hospitality professionals from diverse communities […]

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Charles E. Smith Life Communities Sets the Stage for Artful Living

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 16, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) today announced the launch of a new LifeLAB program offering complimentary community classes, events and webinars for today’s modern elder. The program offers fun and interactive learning opportunities to tour and learn about the benefits of living at Charles E. Smith […]

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Music News: Charles E. Smith Life Communities Sets the Stage for Artful Living

ROCKVILLE, Md. /MUSEWIRE/ — Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) today announced the launch of a new LifeLAB program offering complimentary community classes, events and webinars for today’s modern elder. The program offers fun and interactive learning opportunities to tour and learn about the benefits of living at Charles E. Smith Life Communities while enjoying […]

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Announcing the Launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC)

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign, in partnership with sponsors and partners including the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI), is excited to announce the launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC): an online hub for everyone in the green chemistry community to share, connect, learn, […]

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Move For Hunger Teams Up with Kroger, the Detroit Pistons, WK Kellogg Co, and more to Topple 15,000 Cereal Boxes like Dominoes and Break a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title while Providing 500,000 Meals to Communities in Need!

DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 5, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that fights hunger and food waste, will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion with Topple Hunger on October 12 at 5:30 p.m. ET. The Topple Hunger event aims […]

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Gains and Challenges Seen in New Study of U.S. Postdoc Programs

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new report released today from the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) published in partnership with Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, highlights both progress over the last decade in institutional support for postdoctoral fellows (“postdocs”) as well as significant areas requiring attention. The report, ‘Pressing Forward […]

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Silicon Valley High School Senior Works to Improve Cystic Fibrosis Research through AI

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Manasvi Pinnaka is a senior at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA. She’s also the founder and CEO of Nysha.ai, a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization committed to raising awareness for cystic fibrosis. Pinnaka’s goals are to create awareness about this disease in all races and […]

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Grace Gardens Dedication Ceremony at Town & Country Celebrates Two Years of Premier Memory Care in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town & Country Life Plan Community celebrated the two-year anniversary of Grace Gardens Memory Care with a Dedication Ceremony on September 16. Dr. John Stumbo, the president of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, presided over the dedication, which was attended by city officials, business partners, […]

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Concordia Releases 2023 Amazonas Summit Solutions Report and Announces Guyana as Location for 2024

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, at its 2023 Annual Summit alongside the UN General Assembly in New York City, Concordia released its 2023 Amazonas Summit Solutions Report and announced Guyana as the location for next year’s gathering. Concordia, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, is the leading public-private sector convener.

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Reagan Foundation and GE Announce Scholarship Application Open Date of October 16, 2023

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, in partnership with GE, are pleased to announce that the 2024 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will open for applications on October 16, 2023. This program awards up to $400,000 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors across the country […]

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Presidents of Türkiye, Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Malawi, and European Parliament among world leaders addressing 2023 Concordia Annual Summit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heads of state from around the world will attend and speak at the 2023 Concordia Annual Summit, taking place September 18-20 at the Sheraton New York Times Square during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Petco Love Invests $25,000 in Sacramento SPCA to Save and Improve the Lives of Pets in the Sacramento Region

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $25,000 grant investment from national nonprofit Petco Love in support of their lifesaving work for animals in the Sacramento region. The Sacramento SPCA has positioned itself as a lifesaving resource for animals in need, regardless of the animal’s […]

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Arizona’s Largest Supplier Diversity Business Accelerator Welcomes Bank of America as New Sponsor

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Millionaire Mastermind Academy today announced Bank of America is its newest supporter for IMPACT AZ 2025, a three-year supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black owned businesses. Other sponsors include the City of Scottsdale, APS, SRP and VIA West Group […]

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Black Women in STEM Pen New Children’s Science and Nature Book for HBCU Green Fund’s Publishing Arm Launch

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 12, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fostering their continued efforts to create innovative programs to lead the charge in building a more sustainable future, the HBCU Green Fund, founded by environmental leader, Felicia Davis, has launched a self-titled publishing brand. Their first release, “MSITU: The Old-Growth Forest,” is written by three women in […]

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New Class of NPA IMPACT Fellows Announced: Six outstanding postdocs hailing from underrepresented communities form third IMPACT class

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the members of its third class of scholars in its signature program designed to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) in the postdoctoral community and beyond. The six fellows in the NPA’s 2023-2024 IMPACT Fellowship Program (“IMPACT”) are postdoctoral […]

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Random Acts, Creation Entertainment Announce Fundraiser In Response To Maui Wildfires

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 7, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the Maui Wildfires that took place in Hawai’i on August 8, 2023, Creation Entertainment is partnering with Random Acts to help raise funding for rebuilding efforts in Maui. Random Acts is announcing a fundraising goal of $25,000 USD in disaster recovery to rebuild […]

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Millionaire Mastermind Academy Awards $30,000 In Grants To Black Small Business Owners In Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a national nonprofit organization addressing the barriers to economic mobility for systemically underserved minority entrepreneurs, proudly announced that it will award $30,000 in grants to local Black-owned small businesses through Elevate Together® powered by Round It Up America® to accelerate their growth and […]

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New York City Mayor Eric Adams, UN Under-Secretary-General Melissa Fleming, Whole Foods CEO Jason Buechel, Bezos Earth Fund President & CEO Andrew Steer, Former Estonian President Kaljulaid, and National Intelligence Director Avril Haines to join 2023 Concordia Annual Summit

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2023 Concordia Annual Summit is taking place on September 18-20, 2023 at the Sheraton New York Times Square during the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The leading public-private sector forum alongside the UN General Assembly, the Concordia Annual Summit upholds a remarkable […]

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The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center’s 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host its 25th Annual Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held September 22-23, 2023, at the Regal L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the Virtual Festival will […]

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White Pony Express Nominated for Charity Navigator Community Choice Award

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., Aug. 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On National Nonprofit Day, White Pony Express (WPE) announces that Charity Navigator has selected them as a nominee for the 2023 Community Choice Awards. The nomination is the result of WPE’s outstanding achievements and reflects their commitment to transparency, accountability, and effectiveness in their community service […]

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Arizona’s Largest Business Accelerator Program Hosted Successful Supplier Diversity Matchmaking Event Powered by JPMorgan Chase

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 15, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fostering new connections and diverse business growth, the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization that has helped more than 8,000 diverse entrepreneurs across the country, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. hosted a Supplier Diversity Matchmaking event on Aug. 7 in support of IMPACT AZ 2025.

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Senior Dogs at Sacramento SPCA Fetch Grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Old dogs have something to wag about this summer, as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at the Sacramento SPCA are among the winners. The Sacramento SPCA is one of 90 animal welfare groups chosen from 370 applicants to receive […]

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Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland Announces 12th Annual Regional Hiring Event

HUGHESVILLE, Md., July 28, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD) is pleased to announce the date for the region’s largest job fair, the 12th Annual “#TCCSMDGetHired” Hiring Event on August 23, 2023, at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department. New this year, the 1st Annual Family Resource Day will be featured, […]

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Agricultural Innovations Deliver Economic and Environmental Wins

OLYMPIA, Wash., July 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new study commissioned by the Washington legislature, “Increasing the Economic Value and Sustainability of Washington’s Agriculture Sector Through Industrial Symbiosis,” identifies new opportunities for cost savings and additional revenue streams for farmers and food processors across the state of Washington, the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) […]

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Leading Nonprofit, Millionaire Mastermind Academy, to Host Diversity in Finance Economic Empowerment Fireside Chat, July 17

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 17, 2023, the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization addressing the barriers to opportunity for underrepresented businesses, will host an economic empowerment “Diversity in Finance” Fireside Chat. The virtual event is part of an ongoing program and is sponsored by Blaylock Van, LLC, the […]

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BioAustinCTX Adds Hilary Graham, PhD, to the Board of Directors

AUSTIN, Texas, June 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioAustinCTX, Central Texas’ Life Science industry organization, announced today the appointment of Hilary Graham, PhD to its Board of Directors. Hilary has studied and worked in the Central Texas life science ecosystem since 2005. She is a storyteller and commercial strategist with a growth mindset specializing in […]

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The Pap Corps Makes Historic $8.4 Million Donation for Cancer Research – Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to Benefit from Nonprofit’s Largest Gift

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research (thepapcorps.org) recently presented a historic donation to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of $8.4 million. This gift came in two parts, $3.4 million through the volunteers’ fundraising efforts and $5 million from an anonymous donor. This is the largest single […]

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Abigail Erickson-Torres Announces Departure as Chief Executive Officer of Bryan’s House

DALLAS, Texas, June 5, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Abigail Erickson-Torres is moving on from her role as Chief Executive Officer of Bryan’s House, the nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting at-risk children with special needs in North Texas. After eight remarkable years leading the organization, Erickson-Torres’ tenure will conclude on June 2, 2023. Bryan’s House executives […]

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Concordia to host the 2023 United States Summit on November 7 in North Carolina’s Research Triangle

CARY, N.C., May 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Concordia, the leading global convener on private and public sector cooperation, is hosting its 2023 United States Summit on November 7 in Cary, North Carolina, in the state’s Research Triangle. This one-day event is the second iteration of Concordia’s domestic-focused summit, building on the 2022 United States […]

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Sedona Lago Gardens, a new Community Empowering Neurodiversity, launches an innovative Free Summer Webinar Series Exploring ‘Relationships on the Spectrum,’ ‘Independent Living Life Skills,’ and ‘Launching Careers’

SEDONA, Ariz., May 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sedona Lago Gardens is excited to announce the opening of a new residential community for young adults with neurodiversity, like autism. Sedona Lago will showcase their innovative approach in a free Summer webinar series exploring “Relationships on the Spectrum,” “Independent Living Life Skills,” and “Launching Careers.”

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North Carolina Business Group on Health Transitions to North Carolina Business Coalition on Health

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 4, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH), a leading nonprofit coalition of employers and healthcare stakeholders committed to improving the healthcare delivery system in North Carolina, is proud to announce a significant milestone in its evolution. Effective immediately, the organization will be known as the North […]

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Calif. Children’s Health Champion California Safe Schools Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Honors Earth Day Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Founded by Robina Suwol in 1998, California Safe Schools (CSS) is a children’s environmental health and environmental justice non-profit. CSS achieved national and international prominence by spearheading the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy, and for the past 25 years been a leader in […]

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Children’s Health Champion California Safe Schools Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Honors Earth Day Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by Robina Suwol in 1998, California Safe Schools (CSS) is a children’s environmental health and environmental justice non-profit. CSS achieved national and international prominence by spearheading the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy, and for the past 25 years been […]

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Bestselling Author Nora Roberts Donates to the EveryLibrary Institute to protect the First Amendment in Libraries

RIVERSIDE, Ill., April 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The EveryLibrary Institute, a national nonprofit focused on public policy and libraries, is proud to announce that bestselling author Nora Roberts and the Nora Roberts Foundation have made a generous donation to the organization to support the launch of Fight for the First, its new advocacy and […]

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Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center Announces 30th Anniversary of ‘Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves’ Film Festival

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host the 30th Anniversary of its Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held May 19-21, 2023 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. The Virtual Festival […]

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The Pap Corps-funded Sylvester Game Changer Vehicle to Provide Free Health Screenings

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., April 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research is delighted to announce that the third Sylvester Game Changer vehicle was officially revealed during the Presidents’ Meeting at Boca West Country Club on April 13, 2023. The 70-year-old nonprofit funded the creation of this air-conditioned vehicle, in partnership […]

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The Black Hollywood Education & Resource Center Announces 30th Anniversary of Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) will host the 30th Anniversary of its Sistas Are Doin’ It For Themselves Short Film Showcase and Virtual Film Festival. All in-person events will be held May 19-21, 2023 at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. […]

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Madison Keys to Unveil Newly Refurbished Tennis Courts in North Charleston Ahead of the 2023 Credit One Charleston Open

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., March 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professional Tennis Player Madison Keys and her Kindness Wins foundation to reveal renovated tennis courts in North Charleston ahead of the 2023 Credit One Charleston Open. After the unveiling, youth in attendance will participate in a tennis clinic before a Q&A with Madison.

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Ethical Traveler Announces its ‘10 Best Ethical Destinations’ Travel Awards for 2023

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Every year, California-based Ethical Traveler reviews the world’s developing nations for their commitment to human rights, social welfare, environmental protection, and animal welfare. The ten destinations showing the most impressive progress are honored with “Best Ethical Destinations” Awards. These worthy countries, including several island nations, stand to benefit greatly from […]

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Ethical Traveler Announces ‘Ten Best Ethical Destinations’ Awards for 2023

BERKELEY, Calif., March 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year, California-based Ethical Traveler reviews the world’s developing nations for their commitment to human rights, social welfare, environmental protection, and animal welfare. The ten destinations showing the most impressive progress are honored with “Best Ethical Destinations” Awards. These worthy countries, including several island nations, stand to […]

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Neotrope’s Nonprofit PR Grant Program Application Deadline for 2023 is April 1 – No Foolin!

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope, a 40-year-old marketing and entertainment company, reminds U.S. 501(c)(3) charities “doing good” that they have until April 1, 2023 to apply for this year’s JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grant program. Ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and marketing support via Neotrope’s Send2Press® Newswire, […]

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Neotrope Nonprofit PR Grants Application Deadline for 2023 is April 1 – No Foolin!

TEMECULA, Calif., March 6, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope®, a 40-year-old marketing and entertainment company, reminds U.S. 501(c)(3) charities “doing good” that they have until April 1, 2023 to apply for this year’s JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grant program. Ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and marketing support via […]

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NGPA Stands With Transgender Aviation Community

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., March 2, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The NGPA strongly condemns Sen. Cruz’s transphobic statement. Safety of flight is threatened by statements like Sen. Cruz’. NGPA recognizes that inclusivity and CRM are fundamental safety of flight issues. When pilots and aviation professionals across disciplines are unable to bring their whole selves to […]

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Youth Filmmakers Selected For 13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival In L.A. and Streaming

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center’s Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. […]

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Youth Filmmakers From United States and International Selected For the 13th Annual BHERC Youth Diversity Film Festival Streaming On BHERC TV

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces the 13th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 12, 2023. On Saturday March 4 an in-person opening day will take place at the Pacific Design Center’s Silver Screen Theater, from 9:30 a.m. […]

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Innovative Process Recycles All Types of Plastic Waste Utilizing Profitable Micro-Recycling Centers

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 22, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Nairobi non-profit Slums Going Green and Clean (SGGC) announced the success of its open-source Waste Free in ’23 initiative utilizing profitable micro-recycling centers. In January 2023, two centers recycled five tons of mixed plastic waste with plans to increase their recycling capacity to 15 centers and […]

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2023 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award Finalists Announced

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced the finalists for the 2023 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars. The prestigious NPA Gallagher Mentor Award recognizes those who advocate for […]

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Move For Hunger Recovers More Food Than Ever Before, Donating Over 4.5 Million Meals to Food Insecure Communities

NEPTUNE, N.J., Jan. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger, a 501(c)(3) whose mission is bringing awareness and food to communities struggling with hunger found 2022 their biggest year since launching. By mobilizing transport networks to deliver surplus food to communities in need they have been able to distribute over 4.5 million meals across […]

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IMPACT AZ 2025 Announces JPMorgan Chase as Title Sponsor and Program Details for Supplier Diversity Readiness Initiative

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced today that IMPACT AZ 2025, a nine-month supplier diversity readiness program designed to close the racial wealth gap for black and minority business owners, is proud to announce JPMorgan Chase as its title sponsor. Since 2015, JPMorgan Chase has spent $11 billion with […]

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To Help Worthy Causes ‘Get the Word Out,’ Neotrope Announces 2023 JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants

TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Neotrope®, a 40 year old marketing and entertainment company, announced today that it is now accepting applications from U.S. based 501(c)(3) charities “doing good” for its JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program. For 2023 ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and marketing support via […]

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Neotrope and Send2Press Announce 2023 JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope®, a 40 year old marketing and entertainment company, announced today that it is now accepting applications from U.S. based 501(c)(3) charities “doing good” for its JL Simmons Nonprofit PR Grants program. For 2023 ten worthy causes will each receive $3,000 of in-kind donations for PR and […]

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9th Annual ‘Cursive is Cool’ Contest Launched for K-6 Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their 2023 “Cursive is Cool”® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, Third Place based on legibility and neatness. Originally published […]

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9th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their 2023 “Cursive is Cool”® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, Third Place based on legibility and […]

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Announcing Seedling’s Fab Five Winners: Seedling to Honor Winners at 11th Annual April Gala in support of Children who have an Incarcerated Parent

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seedling invites the Austin community to our 11th Annual Austin’s Fab Five – Light Up the Night! Gala on the evening of Friday, April 14, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Join us as we honor five true local heroes whose selfless devotion has left a profoundly […]

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New Survey Finds Broad Dissatisfaction Among Postdoctoral Researchers

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A survey released today by the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), 2023 Postdoctoral Barriers to Success, shows warning signs from a critical component of the nation’s science and research workforce. Today, more than 70,000 postdoctoral researchers (“postdocs”) who have completed their Ph.D. or other terminal degree work in […]

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New Book, ‘The Power of the Pen,’ Gives Insights into the World of Handwriting Analysis

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With its first-ever published book, “The Power of the Pen: from the unconscious to the conscious” (ISBN: 978-1970181340), The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) showcases 23 unique perspectives on handwriting analysis and its modern uses. Each essay is penned by a respected handwriting analyst and explores topics […]

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LA Unified Schools Appear Poised to Weaken Public Oversight, Again: This Time on a Crucial Public Health Issue

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Tuesday, November 15, 2022 a majority of the Los Angeles Unified School Board voted to begin a process some fear would dismantle an oversight Committee that has been in place for decades ensuring the globally celebrated environmental policy was implemented according to the district’s policy and California’s Healthy […]

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LA Unified Appears Poised to Weaken Public Oversight, Again – This Time on a Crucial Public Health Issue

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Tuesday, November 15, 2022 a majority of the Los Angeles Unified School Board voted to begin a process some fear would dismantle an oversight Committee that has been in place for decades ensuring the globally celebrated environmental policy was implemented according to the district’s policy […]

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Economic-Empowerment Nonprofit Launches Campaign to Raise Funds for Minority Women in Business

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millionaire Mastermind Academy (MMA) has launched its Giving Tuesday Campaign to raise $150,000 through November 30, 2022, to support programming that uplifts minority women entrepreneurs through access to professional development, networking opportunities, and access to financial resources, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.

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San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier Announces 2022 Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship Recipients

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is delighted to announce that five recipients have been awarded the Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship in 2022. L’Etoile scholarships support outstanding female students and graduates in achieving their professional aspirations as they become the next leaders […]

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Economic Empowerment Event Teaches Minority Women Business Owners How to Scale using social media

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Helping minority women entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level, powerhouses Dr. Velma Trayham, founder of the Millionaire Mastermind Academy, a leading nonprofit organization that has mentored more than 8,000 women, and Santia Deck, the founder of TRONUS, are coming together for a particular online event […]

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Rapid Deployment Solutions and M-Files Announce Sponsorship of the 2022 Special Olympics Florida Race for Inclusion – Miami

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS), in partnership with M-Files, a global leader in information management, is announcing its sponsorship of the 2022 Special Olympics Florida Race for Inclusion on December 8, 2022, in Miami, Florida. Each year, Special Olympics Florida serves nearly 60,000 athletes from Key […]

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Beyond Benign Launches Initiative to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific […]

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BOSS, an education nonprofit, Racks Up $130K in a Day and Places Second in Long Beach Gives

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City’s leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to support 232 participating […]

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BOSS™ Racks Up $130,000 in a Day and Places Second in Long Beach Gives

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City’s leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to […]

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Top Colleges and U.S. Universities to Attend Vistamar School 14th Annual Multicultural Student College Fair on October 16, 2022

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On October 16, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Vistamar School hosts its 14th annual Multicultural Student College Fair at Vistamar School, 737 Hawaii Street in El Segundo. Open to all students, this College Admissions Fair is an opportunity for high school students to meet representatives and alumni […]

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Top Colleges and Universities to Attend Vistamar School’s 14th Annual Multicultural Student College Fair on October 16, 2022

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 16, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Vistamar School hosts its 14th annual Multicultural Student College Fair at Vistamar School in El Segundo. Open to all students, this College Admissions Fair is an opportunity for high school students to meet representatives and alumni […]

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Glancy Wine Education Foundation Welcomes New Board Member Maggie Heile as co-chair of fundraising

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member, Maggie Heile, joining this month as co-chair of fundraising. Heile joins just before the foundation’s annual gala celebration, which plays a crucial role in raising the funds required to provide wine education scholarships […]

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Glancy Wine Education Foundation Announces Addition of New Board Member Maggie Heile joins as co-chair of fundraising

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board member, Maggie Heile, joining this month as co-chair of fundraising. Heile joins just before the foundation’s annual gala celebration, which plays a crucial role in raising the funds required to provide […]

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31 dogs saved from dog-meat farm in China have arrived in California following year-long CDC dog ban

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — hina Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization, committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, has rescued into the U.S. the first large shipments of dogs from China following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dog ban. Originally published on […]

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31 dogs saved from a dog-meat breeding farm in China have arrived in the United States following year long CDC dog ban

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — China Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization, committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, has rescued into the U.S. the first large shipments of dogs from China following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dog ban.

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