Microsoft Alumni Foundation nominated Njiedka Harry, founder of Youth for Technology Foundation, for the Microsoft Alumni Foundation Fellows Award. Youth for Technology is an international organization that uses technology as a tool for learning.
Non-profits benefit from new software technology that saves them thousands in time and mailing costs by segmenting their list of donors. Over 22,000 nonprofits use Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge and Financial Edge will be able to sort and segment donors in minutes, instead of days by using the new Segment O-Matic software.
TiE Detroit is inviting submissions for Business Plan Competition that will take place during the TiECon Midwest 2010 Event on October 28 and 29, 2010.The prizes include cash and in-kind business services totaling $50,000.
Young volunteers at Hackney based charity WORLDwrite are taking part in this year's Adidas 5k Women's Challenge in Hyde Park on September 5th. Uniquely they plan to run sporting a pro-immigration message.
Shine Humanity a Los Angeles based Relief Agency launches a Global Food Drive for Pakistan Flood Victims. The food products will be delivered in 18" x 18" boxes and will include drinking water, milk powder, rice, high energy biscuits, and dry fruit. The agency's goal is to deliver 500,000 meals over a period of 4 weeks.
CARE Canada launched a text-to-donate campaign for Pakistan floods relief and the Canadian Government will contribute an equivalent amount to the Pakistan Floods Relief Fund for every eligible donation by individual Canadians until September 12, 2010.
The Center for Rural Affairs' Rural Enterprise Assistance Project (REAP) in collaboration with the Plattsmouth Chamber of Commerce will host a five-week Business Plan Basics beginning Tuesday, September 14, and continuing through Tuesday, October 12, 2010. Each session will run from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Sessions will be held in Plattsmouth, NE at the Plattsmouth State Bank, 446 Main Street.
The Olney Chamber of Commerce announces the return of its annual Community Night, the oldest business expo in Montgomery County. Now in its 31st year, Community Night features a business expo of 100+ companies and non-profit organizations and the Taste of Olney where the area's premier restaurants present their tasty offerings.
Sof Sole, the nation's leader in below-the-ankle footwear accessories, is proud to announce that it will soon offer replacement cleats for Footbal, Soccer, Baseball and Track shoes. Set to hit retailers December 1, 2010, the new Sof Sole Replacement Cleats will now give athletes the option of replacing their individual cleats instead of their entire shoe.
Jan Berkowitz donates regularly to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and so can you. If you would like to make a difference in the life of a child and help them with the medical care they so desperately need, contact St. Jude and become a Partner In Hope.
Local merchants in Wyandotte, Michigan, got together to host their sixth annual "wine crawl" on Friday, August 20, serving a taste of Michigan wines to benefit treatment and research into bipolar disorder and cancer.