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Devin D. Thorpe

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Change Starts with You

This op-ed was crafted by Becky Graninger, the Chief Marketing and Development officer, at Feed the Children I was asked recently what could change the face of philanthropy in the ...
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Unused Tickets from Super Bowl I Surface After 52 Years; Head to Auction Saturday Night

One-time inter-league “grudge match” evolved into American sports’ biggest event Press Release - DALLAS, Texas (Aug. 15, 2019) – Along with the envelope in which they arrived, a pair of ...
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Travelers Names Yafit Cohn First Chief Sustainability Officer

Company launches website presenting its approach to integrating sustainability efforts with long-term value creation Press Release - HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 15, 2019 – The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today ...
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COURAGE FIRST Sends at the Heart of Gold on Tour to Prevent Child Sex Abuse

Press Release - August 15, 2019 (Los Angeles, CA) The Foundation for Global Sports Development is dedicated to fighting sexual abuse and has committed $1 million towards a new education ...
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Atlas Roofing’s Summit® 60 Underlayment Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Press Release - ATLANTA, Aug. 15, 2019 — In honor of breast cancer awareness, Atlas Roofing’s premiere lightweight synthetic roofing underlayment Summit® 60 is going pink, with a portion of ...
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In-Wheel Motors for Electric Vehicles Evolving Fast

Press Release - Wednesday 14th August 2019 - IDTechEx - Cambridge, UK - Electric motor drive is key to all electric vehicles (EV) and it is taking new forms. See ...
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Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for America on Board Zero-Emission Race Boat Malizia II

Press Release - “The window to keep the global temperature rise to below 1.5 or 2 degrees C is closing very fast. That’s why I’m making this trip” - Greta ...
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Imagine H2O’s Urban Water Challenge 2019 Results

Meet the entrepreneurs reimagining a water-resilient future. Press Release - SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) AUGUST 14, 2019 - Imagine H2O and Founding Partners Bluewater and 11th Hour Racing have announced the ...
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The Campaign for Female Education Closes In on Ambitious Goal: Educating 1 Million More Girls Through Secondary School in 5 Years

Though it's a major feat, CAMFED says “our work is far from over” Press Release - San Francisco – August 13, 2019 – The Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED), the ...
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Best Friends Animal Society Goes All-In on AWS to End Killing of Dogs and Cats in U.S. Shelters by 2025

Press Release - Best Friends Animal Society, a leading national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters, is going all-in on AWS ...
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Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Joins Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation for Launch of Second Annual “21 Days to Be Kind” Challenge to Culminate on Alive & Running 5K for Suicide Prevention

#BeKind21 Campaign Calls on Participants to Practice Acts of Kindness for 21 Days This September Press Release - August 14, 2019 – Today, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services joined Lady ...
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Zoleka Mandela, Granddaughter Of Nelson Mandela And Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor, Joins Global Access To Cancer Care Foundation As Ambassador

Mandela brings a message of hope and action to the most vulnerable cancer patients in low and middle-income countries who bear the greatest burden of new cancer cases Press Release ...
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U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Writer J.K. Rowling, Environmental Activist Wendy Abrams, and Livongo Health Executive Chairman Glen Tullman to Receive 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award

The 51st annual RFK Human Rights Ripple of Hope ceremony will be held on December 12 in New York City to honor laureates for humanitarian advocacy around the globe Press ...
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First Major Oil Company Rankings Based on Climate Solution Impact

New analytics provide impact investors a level playing field to compare companies on future carbon offset value Press Release - NEW YORK — August 12th 2019 — Clean Impact Rankings, ...
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New Endangered Species Act Rules Will Weaken Protections for Birds and Other Imperiled Wildlife

Final regulations diminish science-based decision-making and will reduce protections for birds Press Release - WASHINGTON (August 12, 2019) - The final Endangered Species Act (ESA) regulatory reform package, released today ...
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New Study Finds That Race Is a Factor in Investment Judgments

Private investment fund of funds, Illumen Capital, and Stanford SPARQ announce new research examining asset allocators' biases in investing Press Release - OAKLAND, CA - According to new research released ...
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Announcing the 2019 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Recipients

Carnegie Institutions Honor Nine Individuals Transforming 21st-century Giving On the Centenary of the Death of Andrew Carnegie, Medalists Advance his Enduring Vision for a Better World Press Release - August ...
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Northern NJ Community Foundation’s Frank DeLorenzo Memorial Scholarship Fund Supports Artists

Press Release - (Hackensack & Leonia, New Jersey; August 10, 2019) -- With funding for artists, arts organizations, and arts programming frequently cut from budgets, the Northern New Jersey Community ...
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New UN Report Shines Light on Trends in Climate Action

Press Release - 9 August 2019 – Less than two months ahead of a key September 23 UN Climate Action Summit in New York, a report published by UN Climate ...
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Orange County’s Credit Union Awards Scholarships to Local Students

Press Release - SANTA ANA, Calif. – Aug. 6, 2019 – Orange County’s Credit Union, a Santa Ana-based financial services provider with more than 112,000 Members, awards four students with ...
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Second Heart Assist Announces Landmark Successful First-In-Human Non-Surgical Placement of an Aortic Stent-Based Circulatory Assist Pump

Press Release - Asuncion, Paraguay and Salt Lake City, Utah /PRDistribution/ -- Second Heart Assist, Inc., an innovator in the field of circulatory assist support, has successfully completed its first ...
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$304,000 in Scholarships Awarded to 184 Students

Press Release - State College, PA – As the new school year begins, 184 local students will be getting a jump-start on their educations, thanks to community members who have ...
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National Cybersecurity Center Announces Booz Allen Hamilton as Space ISAC Newest Founding Member

New Information Sharing and Analysis Center adds new Founding Member to Board Press Release - LOGAN, UT, August 6, 2019 – The National Cybersecurity Center (NCC), a national non-profit for ...
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Women Warriors: The Voices of Change World Premier

Orchestra Moderne NYC Presents Groundbreaking Social Justice Performance with 17 World Premiers Press Release - June 26, 2019, New York, NY - Well timed with the recent decline in women’s ...
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Parkinson’s Foundation Designates Three New Centers of Excellence in Parkinson’s Care

Global Network Expands to 48 Parkinson’s Centers Press Release - MIAMI & NEW YORK – August 6, 2019 – The Parkinson’s Foundation announced the addition of three new Centers of ...
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The Tyler Robinson Foundation to Partner With Freedom Natural Deodorant for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Proceeds from Freedom purchases in the month of September to benefit the Tyler Robinson Foundation Press Release - LAS VEGAS (Aug. 6, 2019) – The Tyler Robinson Foundation (TRF) is pleased ...
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RedRover + Purina’s Purple Leash Project Team Up with Rescue Rebuild to Make Domestic Violence Shelter First in Maine to Become Pet-Friendly

Press Release - Androscoggin, Maine (August 6 – 10, 2019) We’re thrilled to announce that $40,000 in grants provided by the Purple Leash Project and GreaterGood.org will allow Safe Voices ...
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Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF Partner to Help 2 Million Babies and Young Children in Latin America and the Caribbean

Kimberly-Clark will support UNICEF Programs with a $7.2 Million donation through Huggies® 'No Baby Unhugged' Press Release - DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF have joined together ...
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Industrial Fishing Behind Plummeting Shark Numbers

Research finds marine predators are significantly smaller and much rarer in areas closer to people Press Release - A team of researchers, led by international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society ...
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Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Display Alcatraz Island-Themed Prison Artwork

Alcatraz East Crime Museum, located in Pigeon Forge, is opening a new exhibit that features prison art with an Alcatraz theme Press Release - PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (August 5, 2019) ...
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The End of Summer Blues: Your Child’s Transition from Camp to Home

By Leigh Longino, CEO of Camp Corral With summer reaching an end, camps are wrapping up their final sessions and campers are saying their goodbyes to great friends. These kids ...
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Morris Animal Foundation Partners with 2019 V Foundation Wine Celebration to Raise $2 Million for Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

Comparative Oncology Research Initiative Brings Organizations Together Press Release - DENVER/Aug. 6, 2019 – With a challenge match of $1 million, Morris Animal Foundation partnered with the V Foundation for ...
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Fundraisers Satisfied With Many Aspects of Their Job, But Half Likely to Leave Current Position in Two Years

Press Release - (Arlington, VA) More than 80 percent of fundraisers are satisfied with many key aspects of their current job, yet half are likely to leave their position by ...
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i2i Ventures Launches and Announces First Investment in Pakistan

$15 million female-founded VC fund makes first investment in Mauqa Online Press Release - Washington, D.C. - August 6, 2019 — i2i Ventures, an early-stage investment fund with a focus ...
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Juvenile Law Center to Host Juvenile Justice 101 for Reporters, A Press Briefing to Acquaint Journalists with the Juvenile Justice System

Press Release - PHILADELPHIA — Tomorrow, Juvenile Law Center’s Jessica Feierman, Senior Managing Director, and Riya Saha Shah, Managing Director, will lead an introductory discussion designed for press on the ...
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Amida Care Hosts Music, Dance, and Fitness Event as Part of Soul Summit Music Festival with Support of NYC Council Majority Leader Laurie A. Cumbo

Free Community Wellness Event Promotes Healthy Living Press Release - New York, NY – On August 4, Amida Care, a not-for-profit New York community health plan, hosted a free “Music, ...
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American Express Global Business Travel Announces Flagship Charitable Cause and Partnership in Support of UNICEF

American Express Global Business Travel commits to support UNICEF with a global donation of half a million dollars to help children get back to school in times of crisis Press ...
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IRENA and UN Climate Change Join Forces to Accelerate Renewables as Climate Solution

Press Release - Bonn, 1 August 2019 - The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) are jointly ramping up efforts to fight climate change by promoting ...
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Study Suggests Economic Growth Benefits Wildlife but Growing Human Populations Do Not

Do the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals promote or limit conservation? Press Release - In a world first, researchers at ZSL and UCL compared changes in bird and mammal populations with ...
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Soundrop and Save the Children Launch New Musical Side of Successful Create for Kids Program

Press Release - As part of global humanitarian organization Save the Children’s Create for Kids program, Soundrop and its artists are donating tracks to build a unique compilation that highlights ...
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