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Jimmy LaRose, author and fundraiser, challenges donors to give charities what they really need, their minds more than their money.

Hartsville, SC - Richard Puffer recently finished reading a new book by Jimmy LaRose named RE-IMAGINING PHILANTHROPY. This thought-provoking 145 page hard cover encapsulates the advice LaRose has been giving his clients for a number of years. Its advice that doesnt go down easy does not always make him popular in the non-profit industry. LaRose, who is based in Lexington, S.C., shares a challenging message that has received a good bit of blow back in much of the non-profit world. Why the blow b ...


10.09.2017

Paint The Town Red is Coming to Scottsdale Arizona This Weekend

Keller Williams Arizona Realty has announced their amazing upcoming open house event called Paint the Town Red. On the weekend of March 18 and 19, 2017, the open house event will take place in Scottsdale, North Scottsdale, Phoenix, East Valley, and Fountain Hills. There will be at least 30 open houses for the people of these areas. The Arizona open house is also bringing some exciting offers for the participants and will give the future home owners a very productive weekend. We are proud to ann ...


17.03.2017

Richmond Victoria Dog Photography Rescued Pets Fundraising Book Announced

A new dog photography book has been announced called Shoot The Dog, which will publish some of the cutest and goofiest dogs of all breeds across Australia. It is being published to showcase pets in a high quality, beautifully designed hard cover coffee table book to help illustrate how dogs can be family members. More information can be found on the company website at: http://shootthedog.com.au. The site explains that one of the most important features of the book is that it proudly supports w ...


08.12.2016

Freelance Branding Expert & Social Media Brand Ambassador Website Launched

The renowned brand ambassador Pete Spano announced the launch of a new website detailing and showcasing his popular, proven and contemporary branding and co-branding services tailored to connect brands or businesses with their consumers. More information is available at http://petespano.com. Pete Spano is a prominent New York City based actor, model, sports trainer, entrepreneur and €˜brand rep€™ with over a decade of experience leveraging a leading edge online presence and business knowle ...


06.07.2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: Memorial for More Than 1,000 Fallen Italian Workers to be Unveiled April 28

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/16 -- Editors Note: There is a photo and a video associated with this press release.A memorial honouring more than 1,000 Italian workers who died in workplace accidents in Ontario will be unveiled at the Villa Charities campus in Toronto on April 28th.The 3 p.m. unveiling ceremony coincides with the international Day of Mourning for workers killed, injured or disabled on the job. The memorial is the culmination of a six-year effort to formally recogniz ...


25.04.2016

GearBubble Raises $250,000 Investment & Drives 7 Figure Sales In First 3 Months

Starting with seed funding of $250,000 from international investors GearBubble has expanded to create a new e-commerce platform providing charities, artists and creative designers or start-ups the opportunity to crowdfund and grow their brand by launching online merchandise campaigns with no up-front or inventory costs. More information is available at https://www.gearbubble.com. GearBubble is a free e-commerce and crowdfunding platform, led by Don Wilson, helping charities, fundraisers, artis ...


03.02.2016

Donation For Philippines Typhoons Disaster Relief Permaculture Alternative

Donating money to permaculture aid is a long term, effective alternative to regular donations for typhoon victims in the Philippines according to expert on the ground Steve Cran. More information is available at http://goo.gl/js791p. One of the problems faced by large charitable organizations is the cost of raising money. Fund raisers for a charity may take from 20% to 90% of the money they raise in costs of advertising, fund raising workers and administration. Then the charity organization i ...


06.12.2015

Cars2Charities Voted Best Car Donation in San Francsico

Cars2Charities, the innovative vehicle donation program in California, was recently voted the best car donation service in the city of San Francisco. This is an important recognition for the company, which is best-known for its work in Southern California. “Being voted the best vehicle donation service in San Francisco is great,” says Edith Hamilton, Development Officer for the company. “This recognition shows that word is spreading throughout California, helping position our organization as the ...


15.11.2015

Cars2Charities'' Research on Orange County Donations

Cars2Charities in Fullerton, California, has announced research that has analyzed the results of car donations in Orange County, benefiting both donors and the charities they support. The research, conducted using data collected from 2013 to 2015, demonstrated that the average value of “as is” cars donated to charities are 25 to 50 percent less than the cars that are improved by the Cars2Charities service. From their beginning, the company has developed a novel way of improving returns on vehicl ...


15.11.2015

RMHC Hosts Annual Global Effort to Collect Small Change to Help Keep Families Together in Recognition of the RMHC Day of Change

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/15 -- (RMHC), a global non-profit that creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children, is celebrating its annual RMHC Day of Change. At participating McDonald''s restaurants, supporters are encouraged to drop their spare change into a donation box to aid RMHC in its commitment to keep families with critically-ill children together and provide them with needed comfort and access to critical healt ...


06.10.2015

Landmark Report Could Help Canadians Affected by Brain Conditions Remain Employed Says Leading Brain Health Coalition

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/04/15 -- Neurological Health Charities Canada (NHCC) applauds the findings in a landmark report by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) including the call for a new and collaborative approach to Canada''s income, disability and employment support systems."Every day, far too many Canadians living with brain diseases, disorders and injuries and their caregivers have the double dilemma of having to deal with a major health probl ...


04.09.2015

Ronald McDonald House Charities Names Sheila Musolino as Next Chief Executive Officer

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 09/02/15 -- The (RMHC) Global Board of Trustees elected Sheila Musolino, the current vice president and chief operating officer of the Charity, as president and chief executive officer effective December 15, 2015 succeeding current President and CEO J.C. Gonzalez-Mendez. Musolino will lead the global system in plans to expand programs and services to help enable family-centered care for nearly six million children annually."The RMHC system, including the ...


02.09.2015

Cars2Charities Creates More Value from Car Donations to Red Cross

The American Red Cross is one of the most popular non-profit organizations for donations in the world. Many vehicle donors to Cars2Charities choose to benefit the Red Cross in its relief efforts around the globe. The American Red Cross, founded in 1881 by famed nurse Clara Barton, has long been one of the favorite charitable recipients for donors who want to help others around the world. Now, Cars2Charities, a premier car donation program based in California, enables donors to maximize their gi ...


14.06.2015

Actress Mayim Bialik and PetSmart Charities(TM) Challenge Cat People to Declare Their Cat Pride: #MeowOUT Yourself

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 06/08/15 -- What comes to mind when someone says "cat person?" A recent PetSmart Charities revealed that this person is intelligent, independent, friendly, active and trendy. Gone are the days that "cat people" were described as antisocial, weird or old-fashioned. And, people think the stereotypes that cats are shy, aloof and stubborn are no longer true. While this is a great start, it''s time to be a bit more open and honest about ...


08.06.2015

Aristocrat Employees Donate $22,980.00 to Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/15 -- Employees at Aristocrat''s Las Vegas facilities joined representatives from Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada for a celebration today where Aristocrat donates $22,980.00 to the charity.The money was raised through a combination of efforts at Aristocrat. The company''s Community Involvement Committee sponsored the Make-A-Wish Walk ($500) as well as sponsoring 10 participants in the walk. Additionally employees participated in a "Fa ...


06.05.2015

Step Into Spring With an Adopted Pet at PetSmart Charities(TM) National Adoption Weekend, May 15-17

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/15 -- Spring is in full swing, and what better way to celebrate new beginnings than by saving a life and adopting a pet? , which takes place from May 15-17 at your local PetSmart® store, provides the opportunity for you to meet thousands of lovable cats and dogs that are in need of a forever home.No matter what type of pet you''re looking to add to your family, you''re bound to find him or her. More than 3,000 animal welfare organization ...


06.05.2015

New Study: Hospital Administrators Say Ronald McDonald Houses Provide Significant Benefits

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/15 -- A study published in the Journal of Health Organization and Management finds that a strong majority of hospital administrators agree that Ronald McDonald Houses (RMHs) play a significant and important role in family-centered care for children with serious medical needs.The study also suggests that many hospital leaders worldwide believe that their partnership with RMH enhances the patient experience, enhances hospital marketing and reach, and reduce ...


30.04.2015

New Approach Creates More Value When You Donate a Car to Goodwill

Cars2Charities is a Fullerton, CA-based coordinator of charity car donations, specializing in improving donated vehicles in order to maximize the tax benefit to donors, and to increase the value of the donation to Goodwill charities. Around the country, Goodwill Industries is well known as an excellent source of assistance for those in need, or in life transition. The non-profit''s copyrighted “smiling G” advertises the organization''s ability to provide clothing, employment ...


30.04.2015

Families Who Stayed at Ronald McDonald House Reported More Positive Overall Hospital Experiences in New Study

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 04/24/15 -- A study published in Medical Care Research and Review finds that families of hospitalized children who stayed at a Ronald McDonald House reported more positive overall hospital experiences than families who stayed in other accommodation types, such as in the child''s hospital room or even in the family''s own home.The study, "The Child and Family Hospital Experience: Is it influenced by family accommodation?" was led by ...


24.04.2015

It''s Time for a "Cattitude" Adjustment: PetSmart Charities(TM) Survey Reveals Changing Feelings About Cats and Cat People

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 03/16/15 -- Goodbye, crazy cat lady. Hello, cool cat parent. A new released today by ™ reveals that while the gap in the way we perceive cats and dogs remains huge, most people think that negative stereotypes about cats and cat people are wrong and that changing these stereotypes will help more cats get adopted.PetSmart Charities commissioned the nationwide survey of more than 1,000 Americans in February to learn whether or not cats'' popularity in Int ...


16.03.2015

Gaming Industry Invited to Go to New Heights in the 17th Annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 03/04/15 -- The gaming industry is invited to go to new heights in support of responsible gaming in the 17th annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global.This year''s event takes place on Tuesday, April 28 on the legendary greens of Cascata in Boulder City, Nev. The tournament is one of the gaming industry''s most anticipated events of the year, and is expected to draw players from across the U.S. and from across the span of the indu ...


04.03.2015

Cars2Charities Approach Creates More Value When You Donate a Car to Goodwill

Cars2Charities is a Fullerton, CA-based coordinator of charity car donations, specializing in improving donated vehicles in order to maximize the tax benefit to donors and to increase the value of the donation to Goodwill charities. Around the country, Goodwill Industries is well-known as an excellent source of assistance for those in need or in life transition. The non-profit''s copyrighted “smiling G” advertises the organization''s ability to provide clothing, employment o ...


05.02.2015

Find Your True Love at the PetSmart Charities(R) Be My Valentine Adoption Weekend, February 14-15

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 02/04/15 -- This Valentine''s Day, why not fall in love with a deserving adoptable cat or dog? The takes place from Feb. 14-15 at your local PetSmart® store. This two-day event allows people to meet thousands of friendly, lovable dogs and cats that are looking for their forever home.More than 3,000 animal welfare organizations will be on-site at all 1,300 PetSmart stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. They can help you find the perfect v ...


04.02.2015

Ronald McDonald House Charities Awards More Than $2.2 Million to Support Children and Pediatric Care Around the World

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/15 -- The global office of recently awarded $2,221,526 through its program to nine organizations focused on directly improving the health and wellbeing of children. The investments further the impact of the Charity by moving dollars quickly to organizations that work with vulnerable populations to help solve some of the toughest issues in pediatric care.The Global Grants projects are centered on healthcare and literacy training, acute emergency care ser ...


27.01.2015

Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) Elects Grace Fung Oei and Javier Goizueta to Board of Trustees

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 01/20/15 -- Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC®), a global non-profit that creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children, elected two new members, Grace Fung Oei and Javier Goizueta, to its global board of trustees beginning January 1, 2015.Grace Fung Oei is the former vice chairman, corporate and institutional clients of Standard Chartered Bank Limited in Hong Kong. Oei has worked in investment and wholesal ...


20.01.2015

Native Youth Know How to Improve Health & Safety

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 01/19/15 -- Native American youth are developing grant-based creative solutions to enhance public safety and well-being in tribal communities, thanks to a partnership underway by the Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs, the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona and National Relief Charities.Collaborating as "Native Youth Know," this partnership arose out of the recognition that issues affecting youth are often identified yet unaddressed and that youth need a ...


19.01.2015

The Fraser Institute: Charitable Giving on the Decline in Canada, Ontario Experiences Steep Drop in Generosity

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/14 -- During the holidays, many Canadians think about giving, yet fewer are donating to registered charities-and those who give are giving less, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.The study, Generosity in Canada and the United States: The 2014 Generosity Index, measures donations to registered charities claimed on personal income tax returns in Canada' ...


16.12.2014

Gifts That Give Back

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 12/12/14 -- Lifestyle expert, Julie Edelman shares feel good gifts that keep giving beyond the holidays to people locally and globally.Did you know milk is one of the most requested but rarely donated items that food banks ask for? You can give the gift of a gallon by donating to The Great American Milk Drive, the first nationwide program to help deliver nutrient-rich milk to hungry families -- including 16 million children who are food insecure in the US. This ...


12.12.2014

Ronald McDonald House Charities Celebrates 40 Years, Honors First Families and Leaders From Around the World

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 11/10/14 -- Since opening the doors at the first Ronald McDonald House® in 1974, (RMHC®) has helped ease the burden of having a sick child for millions of families, keeping them close by and together during an unimaginable time. On November 8th in Rosemont, Ill. the Charity and its global leaders came together to celebrate that 40 year legacy at the annual Awards of Excellence Gala. During the event, the Charity paid homage to those that inspired ten of its fi ...


10.11.2014

Make Your Own Love Story at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, November 14-16

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/03/14 -- Are you ready to fall head over paws for an adopted pet? PetSmart Charities November National Adoption Weekend may be the perfect time to do so, happening Nov. 14-16 at all 1,300 PetSmart® stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.More than 2,000 animal welfare organizations will be on-site at every PetSmart store during the weekend-long event to help you find the perfect dog, cat, puppy or kitten.Visit the PetSmart Charities'' ado ...


03.11.2014

Cars2Charities Partners with BCS Foundation to Support Breast Cancer Patients

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Cars2Charities, a vehicle donation program dedicated to helping car owners repurpose unwanted cars by donating them to charity, is supporting breast cancer awareness by raising funds for Breast Cancer Solutions. Breast cancer will affect millions of women during their lifetimes, and Breast Cancer Solutions Foundation is dedicated to raising funds to help organizations that address financial distress due to treatment for breast cancer. As part of this ...


21.10.2014

Seva Canada Celebrates World Sight Day by Dining in the Dark With Live Music by Jim Byrnes

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/14 -- Seva Canada -Editors Note: There is one (1) photo and one (1) video associated with this press release.Seva Canada''s second annual Dine in the Dark World Sight Day sold out celebration will feature live music by the legendary, Juno award-winning, Jim Byrnes. Guests will experience dinner, musical entertainment and conversation all without their sense of sight. Every ticket purchased for the event will provide a cataract surg ...


09.10.2014

New Study: Most Pet Parents Now Choose to Adopt, but More Local Action Is Needed to End Pet Homelessness

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/14 -- More than two-thirds of Americans considering adding a pet to their families now say they would adopt a pet rather than buy one from a pet store or breeder, according to new research released today by ®. The 2014 also found that while a growing number of people say they care about pet homelessness, more than half -- many of them pet lovers -- still don''t provide any support for solving the issue."Unlike other causes, we are not hamper ...


07.10.2014

RAZ Mobile & JSMM Announce #HelpKC10

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/25/14 -- and have teamed up to form a new campaign, #HelpKC10, to provide free social media and mobile fundraising sites to 10 Kansas City nonprofits. To nominate an organization for consideration, tweet @RAZ_Mobile or @valeriejennings with the #HelpKC10 hashtag and the name of the charity of your choice. Representatives from nonprofits may also nominate their own charities.Nominations will be accepted until midnight on Sept. 30, 2014. On Oct. 1, RAZ Mob ...


25.09.2014

UK Developer Designs Web Platform for Charities and Nonprofits

British web developer Rob Waite knows that every charitable organization and nonprofit needs a website. He also knows that most them don’t have much in the way of technical expertise and can hardly afford a website – or they wind up paying for something they don’t need. Waite’s solution was to create a new original web platform that can be set up quickly, is easy to operate, has the required functionality – and is free. Crowd CMS is the perfect open source software for charities and nonprofits ...


07.06.2014

Gifts That Give Back With Julie Edelman

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 12/11/13 -- Julie Edelman, the Accidental Housewife, has fabulous ways to share your generosity while crossing those names off your shopping list this season!For the past eight years, , a non-profit organization, has been connecting people through micro-lending to help alleviate poverty around the world. Purchase a $25 Kiva gift card online for your family or friends and give them the opportunity to Make a Loan that can Change a Life. Your gift recipient can cho ...


11.12.2013

Give a Pet a Forever Home for the Holidays at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, November 15-17

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/31/13 -- The holidays remind us of the things we're thankful for, and for those with adopted pets, their furry friends top that list. Thousands of deserving pets are waiting for you at the , Nov. 15-17 at your neighborhood PetSmart® store.Thousands of local animal welfare groups will have adorable and adoptable pets at all 1,300 PetSmart stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. They can help you find your perfect match, whether it's a dog ...


31.10.2013

Pets in Need

MISSION, KS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/12/13 -- (Family Features) When natural disasters strike, the stories of families displaced from their homes are often heart wrenching. While the media typically focus on people, there are other survivors of storms, wildfires and other forces of nature who also need our help.When Hurricane Sandy tore through the East Coast in 2012, it left thousands of miles of devastation and uprooted the lives of all in its path. Among those providing assistance to victims w ...


12.09.2013

Fall Into Love With an Adoptable Pet at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, September 13-15

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 08/28/13 -- This time of year, a few things are certain: days get shorter, leaves change color, and kids return to school. But, did you know September may also be the perfect time of year to add a new companion to your home? You can do just that by adopting at the , Sept. 13-15 at your neighborhood PetSmart® store. Not only will you gain a loving friend through adoption, but you'll also save the life of a deserving pet.More than 2,000 adoption partners will ...


28.08.2013

New Research Shows Hottest States for PetSmart Charities(R) Pet Adoptions

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/13 -- The lone star state sizzles when it comes to finding homes for adoptable dogs and cats in 2013, according to new research by nonprofit .As the leader in pet adoptions, PetSmart Charities analyzed all adoptions that occurred January 1-June 23 through its partnerships with more than 2,000 shelters and rescue agencies. Adoptions took place at PetSmart Charities Adoption Centers and during national and community adoption events in all 1,278 PetSmart® stor ...


12.08.2013

Change-Maker Award Winners to be Honoured at BrainWave 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 07/25/13 -- ATTN: Assignment editors and health reporters -Neurological Health Charities Canada (NHCC) has announced the winners of its "Change-Maker Award," honouring two passionate advocates for brain health in Canada.The Change-Maker Award recognizes an individual and an organization that has made a meaningful difference in improving the quality of life for Canadians living with brain conditions. The recipients this year are Jim Mann, and the On ...


25.07.2013

TYZU Cartoon Plans Donating 50% Royalties to Charities

Vancouver, BC - TYZU is an animation development team, Loving to create cute characters, funny cartoons, and video games. design cool T-shirts, hats, shoes, toys, cups, etc. Since founded in 2009, TYZU have created a series of cute cartoon characters and funny cartoon videos. On YouTube, TYZU cartoon has got more than 1.6 million views. On Zazzle, their cartoon T-shirts are one of the hot selling items. Now, TYZU is ready to donate 50% of royalty income for charity. They are seeking suitable ch ...


17.06.2013

The Biggest Little Law Firm in Kansas City, Van Osdol & Magruder, Reviews Donor Restricted Gifts

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/03/13 -- , The Biggest Little Law Firm in Kansas City, recently reviewed several popular where donor-restricted gifts became legally problematic for charities. Over the past few years, there has been a surge in cases where the donor (or his or her heirs) is suing to get back a contribution, claiming restricted funds were not used as promised.According to, attorney at Van Osdol & Magruder, generally, gifts are unrestricted and the charity can use them ...


03.06.2013

Spay/Neuter Grant Program Provides Affordable Surgeries to Benefit Puppies and Kittens

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/30/13 -- Adopting a puppy or kitten can make a family complete, but young pets need more than hugs and kisses to have a healthy start in life. Many pet parents don't know that if their pets aren't sterilized by the time they turn six months old, they can get pregnant and have litters of their own.To reduce the number of homeless puppies and kittens born into unplanned litters, ®, the country's largest funder of spay/neuter efforts, is launching ...


30.05.2013

PetSmart Charities(R) Gives "Two Paws Up" for Top 10 Adoption-"Furriendly" U.S. Cities

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 05/28/13 -- More than 15,600 pets were adopted during the recent National Adoption Weekend, which was held May 3-5 in partnership with more than 2,000 local adoption groups at all PetSmart stores across the U.S.Albuquerque, N.M. tops the list of adoption-"furriendliest" cities with the most pets adopted during the three-day event. A total of 228 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens found forever homes -- more than in any other city.Based on PetSmart Chariti ...


28.05.2013

Help Every Pet Find Paradise by Adopting at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, May 3-5

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/13 -- The sound of waves crashing, the feeling of sand between your toes -- with summer right around the corner, everyone wants a piece of paradise, and pets are no different. While taking an exotic vacation may not be part of your plans, you can give a pet a permanent place in paradise -- no travel required -- by adopting at from May 3-5 at your local PetSmart® store.Sponsored by PetSmart, Purina® Pro Plan® and Tidy Cats® (MAXX Scoop® in Canada), National ...


17.04.2013

From a Bed and Breakfast Charity to Leading Champion for Family-Centred Healing

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/13 -- Editors Note: There are 3 photos and 1 video associated with this press releaseWith 70 per cent of Canadians living outside of a city with a children's hospital(1), the need for families to travel to receive treatment for their sick child is more prevalent than ever before and the demand for Ronald McDonald Houses (RMH) has never been greater. With the launch of RMHC Canada's new Family Moments campaign, the Charity is hoping to engage C ...


26.03.2013

Find Your Lucky Charm at PetSmart Charities(R) Phoenix Adoption Event

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 03/04/13 -- Looking for your good luck charm this St. Patrick's Day? Don't settle for wishing on a shamrock -- find it by adopting a pet at on Saturday, March 16 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) and Sunday, March 17 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.). Sponsored by KTVK 3TV, Banfield Pet Hospital and Purina® Pro Plan®, the event will be held at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix (1826 W. McDowell Rd.) in partnership with several local animal welfare agencies."This ...


04.03.2013

Small Charities Make a Big Difference – Introducing How 2 Improve

Miami, Florida, USA – How2Improve.com offers new and innovative ways to give to local charities. With their online charity shop , they are offering products that give back to humanitarian organizations. According to How2Improve founders, Brandon Allen and Paul Connor, many people want to give back to charitable causes that help other people, but they lack the know-how. “Often, people just don’t know who to trust and they procrastinate because they don’t know where to start. We founded How 2 I ...


03.03.2013

Newspapers Canada and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Launch New Partnership and Writing Competition

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 -- Newspapers Canada and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities are pleased to announce the launch of a new partnership and charitable writing competition for Canadians journalists. Staff writers at daily and non-daily newspapers are invited to enter the Canadian Tire Jumpstart Awards for a chance to win a grant worth up to $5,000 to donate to their local Jumpstart chapter.The writing contest will promote the charitable mission of Canadian Tire Jumpstart ...


27.02.2013

Find the Love of a Lifetime at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, Feb. 22-24

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/06/13 -- If your language of love is a wet, sloppy kiss, an enthusiastic tail wag, and a purr that keeps you up at night, true love is waiting for you at the sponsored by PetSmart®, from February 22-24 at your local PetSmart store.With more than 2,000 "matchmakers" (animal-welfare organizations) on-site at all 1,269 PetSmart stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, you're bound to find the perfect pet partner during National Adoption ...


06.02.2013

Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada Partners With BrandSource, Electrolux, Sealy and Sharp to Celebrate Product Donations of Over $220,000 in Support of Ronald McDonald Houses Across Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/01/13 -- On Monday, January 14, 2013, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada (RMHC) was presented with a donation of $63,100; $44,000 from Electrolux and $19,100 from Sealy, donated from support of programs with BrandSource Canada owners and retailers. RMHC Canada is honoured to have BrandSource Canada, Electrolux Canada, Sealy Canada and Sharp Electronics of Canada as national partners, supporting Ronald McDonald Houses and Ronald McDonald Family Rooms f ...


01.02.2013

PetSmart Charities(R) Names Jan Wilkins Vice President and Executive Director

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- PetSmart executive Jan Wilkins begins a new chapter in her career on February 4, as she takes the top job at the nonprofit PetSmart Charities.A 22-year veteran with PetSmart, Wilkins most recently served as the company's regional vice president for Desert Plains, where she managed a team of 8,000 associates. As executive director of PetSmart Charities, she will oversee a team that finds homes for more than 420,000 homeless pets annually and provid ...


30.01.2013

The Goddard School(R) Celebrates 25 Years of Learning Through Play

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/22/13 -- To celebrate 25 years of service to communities nationwide as leaders in early childhood education, The Goddard School is kicking off their 25th anniversary festivities with a special fundraising campaign to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®).To commemorate this milestone year for The Goddard School, Goddard Schools nationwide are joining in the celebration and fundraising efforts, with the hopes of helping reach a national goal o ...


22.01.2013

Gifts That Give Back With Julie Edelman

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 12/17/12 -- Julie Edelman, the Accidental Housewife, has fabulous ways to share your generosity while crossing those names off your shopping list this season! Keep an eye out for a familiar face at Macy's: Check out the . This little guy has raised over $3 million dollars for pediatric cancer research and treatment nationwide. You can purchase a 6-inch duck for just $10 and a 10-inch duck for just $15 with 100% of the net proceeds being donated to the neares ...


17.12.2012

Your Gift Can Help Families Pick Up the Pieces When Their World Comes Apart

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/12 -- This , donations to Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) will help keep families together when their lives fall apart. For Erin Maley her world unraveled in an instant. A violent car crash took the life of her husband and paralyzed her 22 month-old daughter, Summer, who had to be hospitalized two hours from their home. When she didn't think there was anything anyone could say or do to make it better, the manager at the Ronald McDonald House® ...


14.12.2012

Celebrate Enthusiastic Pet Lovers This Holiday Season With PetSmart Charities(R) and Awkward Family Photos

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 12/11/12 -- Get out the matching holiday sweaters! has partnered with the humor blog (AFP) to announce a holiday photo caption contest.The contest features a hilarious, holiday-themed photo gallery of pets and people alike in unforgettable fashions and poses. Anyone can submit their own creative photo captions for a chance to win an Awkward Family Photo gift bag.The contest aims to celebrate the passionate pet lover in all of us -- poking fun at the overly enthu ...


11.12.2012

Bret Michaels Rocks the Holidays With PetSmart Charities(R) to Help Homeless Pets

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- Looking to rock your gift list this Christmas? Take a cue from rock star Bret Michaels and make a to save homeless pets on behalf of the pet lover on your list.A lifelong pet lover, Michaels has teamed up with to bring awareness to the millions of adoptable pets who need homes, and to encourage others to make a difference this holiday season.Half of the 8 million pets who end up in shelters are euthanized -- about 11,000 pets a day -- because they do ...


04.12.2012

Toshiba Kicks Off Second Annual Helping the Helpers Technology Makeover Contest

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/25/12 -- As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. (), is again looking to makeover five non-profit organizations. officially launches Oct. 27 to coincide with . The national technology makeover contest held by Irvine, Calif.-based Toshiba America Business Solutions started in 2011 and awarded more than $200,000 in technology upgrades to non-profit charities with a valid 501(c)3 status."Our fir ...


25.10.2012

Celebrate Saving Homeless Pets During PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, November 2-4

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/12 -- Celebrate the season -- and save a life -- by adopting a pet into your family during the sponsored by PetSmart®, from November 2-4 at your neighborhood PetSmart store. Together with more than 2,000 U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican animal welfare organizations, PetSmart Charities hopes to find homes for thousands of wonderful adoptable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens.Nearly 8 million pets end up in U.S. shelters every year, and half -- about 11,000 ever ...


24.10.2012

PetSmart Charities(R) and Best Friends Animal Society(R) Save Lives of 'Community Cats' in Albuquerque

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/12 -- In recognition of National Feral Cat Day, ®, the largest funder of companion animal-welfare efforts in North America, and ®, the flagship organization for the no-kill movement in the United States, announce the results of Albuquerque's Community Cats Project to date, a project made possible by a $700,000 grant from PetSmart Charities. The project aims to help lessen the burden on animal shelters by enhancing the humane population control of free-r ...


16.10.2012

IP Resources International Sponsors Microsoft Alumni Foundation Annual Celebration

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/27/12 -- IP Resources International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hanover Portfolio Acquisitions, Inc., (OTCQB: HVPA), an intellectual property licensing and commercialization company, announced today that for the second consecutive year, it is proud to be a sponsor of the on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington.IP Resources has fostered a relationship with the Microsoft Alumni Foundation since 2011, when the Company was also aThis year, IP Resource ...


27.09.2012

PetSmart Charities(R) to Americans: Put Aside "Pawlitics"

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 09/24/12 -- today kicked off United for Adopted Pets -- a "bipetisan" campaign that asks cat and dog lovers to put aside "pawlitics" and to save homeless pets."We believe all pets are created equal. Whether they're dog or cat, purebred or mixed breed, every pet deserves a lifelong, loving home," said Laura Ingalls, "Campaign Manager" at PetSmart Charities, Inc. "The 8 million pets in shelters each year are counti ...


24.09.2012

PetSmart Charities'(R) Emergency Relief Waggin'(R) Vehicle Assists Hundreds of Dogs in Johnston, SC

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 09/12/12 -- PetSmart Charities dispatched its , stocked with $90,000 worth of crucial supplies, to the scene of an alleged puppy mill situation in Johnston, S.C. The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society of Charlotte were called in by the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office to assist in the rescue of approximately 250 animals.The sheriff's office found more than 200 dogs of various breeds and ages living in deplorable conditions. The dogs ...


12.09.2012

Register Now for the 25th Bigelow Tea Community Challenge for Charity

FAIRFIELD, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 09/10/12 -- The Community Challenge is celebrating 25 years of charitable giving and family-friendly fun! This year's much-anticipated event will take place on September 30 at the and features a 5K Road Race, non-competitive Fitness Walk and Kids' Fun Run. 100% of the proceeds benefit 16 area organizations, including the , the and the .The event is expected to draw over 1,000 participants and raise over $100,000."It amazes me to think the first ...


10.09.2012

Fall in Love With an Adoptable Pet at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, September 14-16

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 09/05/12 -- Fall head over paws for an adopted dog, cat, puppy or kitten during the sponsored by PetSmart®, from September 14-16 at your neighborhood PetSmart store. Not only will you gain a loving companion, but you'll also give a forever home to a deserving pet.The event brings together more than 2,000 U.S., Canadian and Puerto Rican local animal welfare organizations with a variety of adoptable pets in need of homes and a perfect match for you. Both pureb ...


05.09.2012

Give a Forever Home to an Adopted Pet at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, May 4-6

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 04/23/12 -- Looking to add a pet to your family this spring? Gain a loving companion and save a life by adopting your dog, cat, puppy or kitten at sponsored by PetSmart®, from May 4-6 at your neighborhood PetSmart store. What's more, every pet adopted will bring PetSmart Charities closer to reaching a milestone of finding lifelong, loving homes for 5 million pets since 1994.Whether you're a cat lover or a dog person, you're sure to find a wonderfu ...


23.04.2012

Calling All Pet Lovers: People Saving Pets(TM) Volunteer Action Day Is April 18

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 04/11/12 -- You can make a difference in a homeless pet's life by taking part in the People Saving Pets™ on Wednesday, April 18.Volunteer Action Day is a day designated by PetSmart Charities® during National Volunteer Week (April 15-21) to focus on helping homeless pets -- by educating the public about the need for volunteers and mobilizing pet lovers to lend a hand to their local animal welfare organizations.Of the 750 local animal welfare organizations th ...


11.04.2012

Toshiba Crowns Winner of Its Helping the Helpers $100,000 Technology Makeover Contest

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/12 -- Toshiba Corporation today announced the grand prize winner of its contest, a nationwide initiative awarding more than $200,000 in technology upgrades to help nonprofit charities become more effective in their causes. Cleveland-based MedWish International has won the $100,000 technology upgrade grand prize after finishing first over four other finalists in a nationwide vote that took place Feb.13 through March 9 on the ().MedWish and the other four fi ...


13.03.2012

PetSmart Charities'(R) Emergency Relief Waggin'(R) Vehicle Assists Hundreds of Cats in Madison County, Fla

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/28/12 -- PetSmart Charities has dispatched three of its , each stocked with $80,000 worth of crucial supplies, to the scene of an alleged animal hoarding situation in Lee, Fla. Hundreds of cats and two dogs are in need of emergency assistance and medical care after being discovered in an overcrowded and unsanitary cat sanctuary known as Caboodle Ranch. The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is the lead agency in this rescue ...


28.02.2012

Nearly 10,000 Dogs and Puppies Took the Ride of Their Lives Aboard PetSmart Charities'(R) Rescue Waggin'(R) Vehicles in 2011

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/22/12 -- Every day, overcrowded animal shelters look for new ways to save the lives of homeless pets. In 2011, transported dogs and puppies from communities with high pet populations and euthanasia rates to shelters with exceptional adoption programs and more adoption space for pets in need of homes.Since its inception in 2004, the Rescue Waggin' program has saved the lives of more than dogs and puppies. It's the first and largest national pet tra ...


22.02.2012

New $1 Million National Spay/Neuter Grant Program From PetSmart Charities(R) to Save Lives of Nation's Most At-Risk Pets

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/12 -- , the country's largest funder of spay/neuter efforts, has announced a new $1 million national spay/neuter grant program aimed at saving the lives of pets that have the highest risk of being euthanized due to overcrowding in shelters: cats and pit bull terriers.The new grant program builds on PetSmart Charities' efforts to improve spay/neuter rates, reduce shelter overcrowding and increase pet adoption. Since 2007, PetSmart Charities has pro ...


25.01.2012

PetSmart Charities(R) Welcomed as the Newest Member of the National Animal Rescue and Sheltering Coalition

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/12 -- PetSmart Charities was named a partner in the . Established as a 501 (c)6 organization in 2006, NARSC is an outgrowth of the unprecedented disaster season of 2005, when major storms -- most notably Hurricane Katrina -- impacted more people and their companion animals than any other time in the history of the United States.In the years since Katrina, this working coalition of animal rescue organizations have come together to indentify, prioritize, and ...


09.01.2012

Save Homeless Pets One Step at a Time at the 2012 People Saving Pets(TM) Walk

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/11 -- Phoenix-area pet lovers, grab your walking shoes and leashes and join PetSmart Charities® to save homeless pets at the on February 19. This highly-anticipated, yearly fundraising event, formerly known as the PetSmart Charities PetWalk, has brought the community together to raise $1 million over the past three years to fund efforts aimed at ending pet homelessness and programs that save pets' lives.The funds raised at the People Saving Pets Walk w ...


13.12.2011

Compugen Wins Sustainability Partner of the Year Award in 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/09/11 -- Compugen announced today that it has been selected as the winner in the Sustainability Partner of the Year category at the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The ninth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence across the large and diverse community of Microsoft's Canadian technology partners. The winners were announced at an award ceremony in Toronto on November 30, 2011."Our annual IMPACT Awards celebrate the great work done ...


09.12.2011

PetSmart Charities(R) and the ASPCA(R) Mark 100th Spay/Neuter Clinic Training by Humane Alliance

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 11/01/11 -- ® and the ® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) marked a milestone with Paws of Michigan becoming the 100th spay/neuter clinic trained by Humane Alliance, which operates the National Spay/Neuter Response Team (NSNRT) -- the nation's only training center for organizations to learn how to open and operate low-cost high-quality/high-volume spay/neuter clinics. The 100 clinics trained to date have spayed and neutered near ...


01.11.2011

Give a Forever Home to an Adoptable Pet at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, November 11-13

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/31/11 -- If you've been considering adopting a new four-legged family member, consider saving a life at the , Nov. 11-13. Together with more than 2,000 animal welfare organizations across North America, this three-day event will take place in more than 1,187 PetSmart® stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and will showcase nearly 17,000 wonderful adoptable pets.Proudly sponsored by Purina® Pro Plan®, Tidy Cats® and PetSmart® in the U.S. and ...


31.10.2011

ElderPair - Help, travel and make new experiences

They may be 50 years or a bit older, pensioned off already or living comfortably on what they have gained in their lives, but still something is missing. The spice of life and the feeling to be useful and still be able to achieve something. Whereas a year or a couple of months abroad is nearly a normal period in the life of younger people nowadays, today´s grannies and grandpas did not have these chances at the time when they were young. Now ElderPair offers these possibilities. A number of fa ...


06.10.2011

All Aboard: 50,000 Dogs -- and Counting -- Saved by PetSmart Charities'(R) Rescue Waggin'(R) Program

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/04/11 -- Each year, gives thousands of dogs and puppies -- who otherwise would be euthanized at shelters that have run out of space and resources -- the rides of their lives. Today, the program, which transports adoptable dogs from overcrowded shelters to communities where they are in demand, gives the 50,000th dog another chance at a forever home.PetSmart Charities' Rescue Waggin' program unites animal shelters from across the nation in an effort ...


04.10.2011

Bubba Watson's Heart Is Even Bigger Than His Golf Game

OAK BROOK, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 09/16/11 -- PGA Tour player Bubba Watson announced a significant donation of $100,000 to support the Ronald McDonald House® in Pensacola, a program of , during the global organization's second annual RMHC Family Golf Outing on Monday, September 12, 2011.The golf event raised $1.4 million in an effort to support the considerable growth projected to provide for the needs of families. By 2015, the Charity expects to open approximately 27 new , 30 and 21 . Re ...


16.09.2011

Give a Forever Home to an Adoptable Pet During PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, September 9-11

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 08/15/11 -- If you've been considering adopting a new four-legged family member, consider saving a life at the this September 9-11. Thousands of wonderful pets will be available for adoption from animal-welfare organizations across North America in more than 1,187 PetSmart® stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.Visit the PetSmart Charities' adoption center inside any PetSmart store from Friday, Sept. 9 through Sunday, Sept. 11. To find th ...


15.08.2011



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