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Students Issue $8,098 in Grants to Six Local Organizations

Press Release - State College, PA — Thirty-three Centre County high school students awarded $8,098 to six local nonprofits at the conclusion of their year-long participation in Centre PACT (Philanthropic ...
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The Everglades Foundation Receives Leadership Award for Water Technology Innovation

Great Lakes Protection Fund Lauds The Foundation’s $10 Million George Barley Water Prize Press Release - Miami, Fla. [May 20, 2019] – The George Barley Water Prize, hosted by The ...
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ACRES OF MUSIC: The Music of Woodstock

A Concert to Benefit the ACRES Project Press Release - STATE COLLEGE, PA, May 9, 2019 — On Saturday, June 15, 2019, seven local bands will present ACRES OF MUSIC: ...
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Dances For A Variable Population Presents Revival 3: It’s About Time, A Collaborative Celebration Of 20th Century Dancemakers

Press Release - NEW YORK, June 15, 2019 – Celebrating women, dance and the beauty of age, Dances For A Variable Population (DVP) will present three performances and two interactive workshops of ...
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The Community Chest’s Gala Draws Record Supporters to Help People in Need in the Region

Press Release - (Eastern Bergen County, New Jersey; May 17, 2019) -- The Community Chest, a nonprofit organization serving eastern Bergen County, New Jersey, attracted a record number of supporters ...
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Taste Harlem Food & Cultural Tours Announces Pride In Harlem Tour & Events Celebrating Harlem’s Iconic LGBT Figures & Places

Press Release - NEW YORK, New York, Wed, May 16, 2019 – According to NYC & Co., four million people from around the world will arrive in New York City ...
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Todd Desgrosseillers Joins Camp Corral Board Of Directors

Press Release - RALEIGH, N.C. (May 16, 2019) — Todd Desgrosseillers, president and CEO of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Inc. (PHWFF), joined the board of directors for Camp Corral, ...
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Tree Planting Just Got Even More Eco-Friendly

Kenya Plastic Ban Prompts Market Shift Press Release - May 16, 2019 (Silver Spring, MD) - Trees for the Future has planted more than 160 million trees around the globe ...
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New York Edge Names Rachael Gazdick New CEO

-- Longtime Advocate for Educational Equity to Take Helm of the Non-profit Provider of Afterschool Programs -- Press Release - QUEENS, NY – May 16, 2019 — New York Edge ...
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IDB Invest Backs Award-Winning Ejido Verde To Expand Social Reforestation Innovation

$2 Million in Financing to Empower Indigenous Communities to Fight Climate Change, in Time for Summer Planting and World Environment Day Press Release - NEW YORK, NY - Thursday, May ...
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Make Immediate Impact; Swell Investing Launches Mobile Experience

Easily Discover and Start Investing in Companies Solving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Press Release - SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 16, 2019/PRNewswire — Swell Investing, a leading platform for ...
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The GIIN Launches IRIS+: The New System for Managing Impact

IRIS+ provides the impact investment industry with a comprehensive suite of tools for impact measurement, management, and optimization Press Release - New York, May 16, 2019 – The Global Impact ...
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Walmart and Sam’s Club’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign Aims to Achieve Big Impact Toward Hunger Relief

Campaign Aims to Help Feeding America Secure 1 Billion Meals for Local Food Banks Press Release - BENTONVILLE, ARK. – In communities across the U.S., one in eight Americans, or ...
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Adam Garone Joins Starlight Children’s Foundation As Chief Executive Officer

Press Release - LOS ANGELES (May 16, 2019) --- Starlight Children’s Foundation, an organization dedicated to delivering happiness to seriously ill kids and their families, today announced that its Board ...
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i(x) investments and Good Money Announce ENTREPRENEURS IMPACT SUMMIT

2-Day Summit for Entrepreneurs and Companies rooted in Commitment Announcements to Tackle the World’s Biggest Challenges like Climate Change and Clean Energy Participating Sponsors include Facebook, KelvinZero, Loeb and Loeb, ...
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Centennial Commission Welcomes National Football League As Newest Donor For The National WWI Memorial In Washington, D.C.

$1 million donation to support the construction of the new National Memorial in Nation's Capital Press Release - WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission announced today that ...
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DKT WomanCare Participates with DKT-Egypt/MENA in Africa Health Exposition 2019, Sponsoring the Medical Obstetrics Conference and a Presentation by Reproductive Rights Pioneer Dr. Eddie Mhlanga on Reducing Maternal Mortality

Press Release - WASHINGTON, DC: DKT WomanCare Global, the global reproductive health marketing and product distribution platform for DKT International, and DKT International-Egypt/MENA have announced that they will participate in ...
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Roland Announces Collaboration with 1500 Sound Academy and Acclaimed Production Collective 1500 or Nothin’

1500 Sound Academy opens enrollment for game-changing music production training now featuring Roland-curated curriculums and insider access to Roland and BOSS Press Release - Los Angeles, CA, May 14, 2019 ...
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Boxabl To Feature New Housing Prototype At Innovative Housing Showcase

Press Release - WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD and the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) today announced Boxabl, a construction technology startup working to ...
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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Launches Technology Venture Higg Co.

- Higg Co. will increase efficiency and scale the Higg Index globally - SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Apparel Coalition today announced the launch of Higg ...
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Hunter College Receives Donation of Historic Franklin Delano Roosevelt Correspondence

Letters between FDR and Daisy Suckley Will Be on Display for Three Weeks at Roosevelt House May 8-May 31, 2019 Press Release - (New York, NY, May 9, 2019) – ...
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14th Annual Dick Vitale Gala Raises More Than $4.3 Million for Pediatric Cancer Research

Event Supports Research through the V Foundation Press Release - Cary, NC [May 10, 2019] – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, and ESPN Hall ...
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Presenting the Culmination of 13 Weeks of Techstars Anywhere

Originally posted here by Ryan Kuder. Techstars Anywhere is our only virtual accelerator program. By not requiring founders to relocate to a new city or coworking space, Techstars Anywhere is one ...
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Wynton Marsalis, Rising Star Riley Mulherkar, Trumpet Value of Music Education at Annual Essentially Ellington Luncheon

Gala Luncheon Brings Together Philanthropists, Civic Leaders and Leading Jazz Musicians Press Release - NEW YORK, NY – Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) hosted its annual Essentially Ellington (EE) Luncheon ...
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StoryCorps Launches “Stonewall​ OutLoud” To Record The Stories Of LGBTQ Elders For The 50th​​ Anniversary Of The Stonewall Riots

Initiative Is a​ National Effort to Document and Preserve the Experiences of Everyday LGBTQ People Who Lived in the Era Before the 1969 Uprising Before They Are Lost to History ...
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JASA’s Annual Gala Celebrates Real Estate Industry Leaders and Pro Bono Partners

Press Release - May 9, 2019 – New York, NY -- JASA, the go-to, not-for-profit agency that provides essential services for older New Yorkers of all races, religions and economic ...
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SightGlass Vision Donates Eyeglasses to Help Children in Need in Support of First Annual Myopia Awareness Week

Press Release - PALO ALTO, Calif., May 9, 2019 – SightGlass Vision, Inc., a medical device company developing spectacle lenses to slow the progression of nearsightedness or myopia in children, ...
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Climate Change Responsible For Severe Infectious Disease In UK Frogs

Compelling research reveals fatal spread of Ranavirus will increase if carbon emissions are not reduced Press Release - Climate change has already increased the spread and severity of a fatal ...
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Centre Gives Breaks Record with $1,441,885 in Donations

Press Release - For the seventh consecutive year, the Centre County community has broken a Centre Gives record by raising $1,441,885 via 9,503 total gifts in 36 hours. “Our community ...
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OpenInvest Launches ‘Optimus’ For Advisors

New Investment Tool Empowers Financial Advisors to Tap The $502B Impact Investing Market Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO (May 9, 2019) – OpenInvest, the asset management platform that enables customization, direct ...
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Centre Gives Exceeds $760,000 in First 12 Hours

Press Release - State College, PA – During the first 12 hours of Centre Gives, Centre County residents donated more than $552,000 to their favorite nonprofits. Combined with the $200,000 ...
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DoSomething Strategic Finds Most Brands’ Support Of Cause Platforms Are Not Breaking Through To Gen Z

New Study reveals disconnect between brands and their support of social cause platforms in minds of younger consumers. Savage x Fenty, Fenty, Dove, Nike and newcomer Love Beauty And Planet ...
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DC Community Comes Together To Raise More Than A Quarter Million Dollars For Young Social Entrepreneurs From Around The World

Press Release - MCLEAN, Va., May 7, 2019 - Bringing people together at its annual gala, this year The Global Good Fund raised more than $300,000 for social innovators, each ...
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EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth Press Release - Washington, D.C., May 8, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading provider of software serving over 15,000 nonprofits, announced ...
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“Why don’t we talk anymore?” Charity Encourages People To Chat With Strangers To Combat Loneliness

Comedian Andy Parsons chats to unsuspecting strangers as part of the Campaign to End Loneliness’s new video, Let’s Talk More Press Release - Comedian Andy Parsons (from Mock the Week ...
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Report Recommends Five Key Steps For Congress To Tackle Low College Completion Rates

KIPP Foundation Releases Report on Eliminating Barriers to College Completion for Students from Low-Income Families, Students of Color and First-Generation College-Goers Press Release - Washington, D.C. – May 8, 2019 ...
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The Nature Conservancy and Encourage Capital Release Global Sustainable Aquaculture Impact Investment Report

First of its kind white paper highlights the potential of aquaculture systems as a compelling investment opportunity with meaningful social and environmental impact Press Release - New York, NY | ...
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UNCDF And Earth Security Partnerships Launch Strategic Partnership To Produce Quality Analytics To Drive Innovative Finance For The SDGs

The collaboration will produce analysis to help decision makers assess opportunities for investment, including in the Least-Developed Countries Press Release - May 8, 2019—The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) ...
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Relevance Rising: Coveo Impact 2019 Defines Relevance Transformation, and How to Achieve it with AI

Coveo’s Third Annual Community Event Brings 400 Industry Experts, Customers and Partners Together Press Release - San Francisco and Quebec City, May 7, 2019 — Coveo, the leader in AI-powered ...
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Florida Teens Behind Local Products Now Available in 240 South Florida Publix Stores

Press Release - IMMOKALEE, FL – A business created and operated by high school students who were determined to find a way out of poverty for themselves and others is ...
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