Acclaimed PR advisor Michael Hardaway has joined the Washington branch of Acumen, a global non-profit venture fund founded by Jacqueline Novogratz with help from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation and Google.org, among others.
The mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights applauds the Vatican for launching an investigation into the harmful effects of prescription psychiatric drugs. The conference brings together professionals to discuss the harmful consequences of overusing psychiatric drugs for treating mental and emotional disorders in children.
Three Greenville, SC churches, two Greenville non-profits and an Atlanta-area non-profit are combining forces before a church conference to work together on two projects which will benefit hungry and homeless people in the local area.
Remi held a month-long fundraiser to benefit their special needs fund at Levine Children's Hospital. Levine is part of Carolinas Healthcare System and is the largest and most comprehensive children's hospital between Atlanta and DC.
Seeing an opportunity to help stretch a volunteer fire department's limited budget that much further; Buyusedlockers.com recently donated a rugged set of red lockers to the Cedar Fort Volunteer Fire Department. These lockers will assist the brave firefighters in keeping their equipment and gear secure, organized and ready for action during the coming fire season here in Utah.
With the recent disaster in Oklahoma caused by an EF5 tornado on May 20th, totaling an estimated $2 billion in damage and described as one of the worst storms in American history, BestMark has chosen to support the American Red Cross throughout the months of May and June.
This summer the Holy Rowers will hit the waters at Heritage Park for the 9th consecutive year. The Holy Rowers team participates in the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival on behalf of Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County (CFSSC). The goal for this year's competition is to raise $20,000 to help those in the local community to receive professional counselling services.
HRM Oba Adefunmi and Yoruba Assembly Movement set out to facilitate the opportunity to incubate an intergenerational conclave; providing emerging Pan-African youth leaders with tangible tools to build wealth through their inherited African culture.
In honor of May, Foster Care Awareness Month Living Advantage is recognizing leaders who strive to help make a difference in the lives of our foster youth. At the USC Foster Youth Day there will be a foster youth life skills workshop, guest speakers, free services and resources, as well as entertainment by the foster youth. They invite community members to join festivities.