Donate Life Hollywood has come together with friends of Joseph Helfgot celebrating the publication of a new book due out October 12, 2010, The Match: Complete Strangers, A Miracle Transplant, Two Lives Transformed. Proceeds from "The Match" have been given to the Joseph Helfgot Foundation and are allocated toward organ donation projects, including a new Donate Life Filmmaker Project.
U of M Athletic Director David Brandon donates $10,000 prize from his incredible hole-in-one at the 7th annual Bernie Smilovitz Harvest Classic in support of Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. David's donation will provide 30 thousand meals alone. The annual golf outing has provided 2 million meals for hungry families.
Jean Marie Joly was instrumental in founding ECPAT France and Acting for Life with the principle of identifying and working with grass-root associations in poor countries that do not have the means to assist their own people.
Kids Wish Network (http://kidswishnetwork.org) founder Shelley Breiner announces the Brad Paisley Corvette Dream Giveaway where two corvettes will be given away to bring joy to children in crisis nationwide.
JK Harris & Company participated in United Way's nationwide Day of Caring event, a day set apart that allows organizations to provide manpower, tools and donations to other organizations in need of assistance.
Anchor House is pleased to annouce that Director Keith Fernett was runner up in the Charity Times Awards for the Charity Principal of the Year Award. Anchor House's continued pursuit of service quality and the development of new approaches to the rejuvenation of homeless people has seen them working with the 2020 Public Services Trust at the RSA in producing their 2020 Public Safety Report.
Literacy, environmental responsibility and global citizenship have one thing in common: STELLAA (Stella's Training, Education, Literacy Learning & Academic Assistance). STELLAA is a Canadian non-profit, collecting new and used books and school supplies to provide literacy and education in Africa, to help end poverty. On Sept. 26, 2010 you can help by donating books at WOTS Toronto.
Jeff Isaac, 'The Lawyer in Blue Jeans' as seen and heard weekly on KUSI and 760 KFMB-AM, now booking on-site group financial planning workshops at no cost to companies, organizations or attendees; Quick 45-minute 'lunch and learn' educational session conveys key imperatives for safeguarding individual and family finances
Partnering with Footwear News, Sole4Souls created the Great American Shoe Drive with the goal of distributing thousands of pairs of shoes to vulnerable men, women and children in more than twenty cities.
Konnichiwa Little Tokyo, a volunteer lead effort in partnership with organizations and businesses in Little Tokyo, hosted a cultural enrichment outing for vulnerable children living at Hillsides, a Pasadena foster care children's charity.