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Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Opens Largest Pediatric Research and Education Building in Region

Press Release - St. Petersburg, Fla. – September 20, 2018 – The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Research and Education building officially opened today, making it the largest pediatric research and ...
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National FFA Organization, Tractor Supply Company and Discovery Education Join Together to Provide Scalable Access to Innovative Careers in STEM and Manufacturing

– ‘Beyond the Sale: Careers That Deliver’ Virtual Field Trip Underscores Pathways to Career Readiness through 21st Century Skill-Building – Press Release - Silver Spring, Md. (Thursday, September 20, 2018) ...
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President Bill Clinton Awards USD 1M Hult Prize at United Nations Headquarters to Four College Students from the UK for Innovative Rice Farming Startup & Issues 10th Anniversary Youth Challenge

Press Release - September 18, 2018, New York, New York. The Hult Prize Foundation has announced the recipient of the 9th annual Hult Prize, the world’s largest startup program for ...
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Global Citizen, Good360, And All Hands And Hearts – Smart Response Launch Resilient Response Initiative

Press Release - NEW YORK, NY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 - Today, Global Citizen, Good360, and All Hands and Hearts - Smart Response announced Resilient Response, a coalition of nonprofits and ...
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Simon & Schuster To Publish Jean Case’s Be Fearless In January

Press Release - New York, NY, September 20, 2018 – Simon & Schuster announced today that it will publish Be Fearless: Five Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose ...
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Travel Professionals Connect New Orleans Nonprofits to the Travel Industry to Benefit Communities

Press Release - NEW ORLEANS, La. – Sept. 19, 2018 – Tourism Cares completes its year-long Uniting for Resilient Destinations program on Friday. The last of two in this series, ...
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ONE YEAR OF MADNESS

Emelie Ekblad and Fiona Hazell left their corporate careers and went business backpacking, building and supporting social entrepreneurs from grassroot level across the world. They shared the same vision, a ...
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Kool Smiles Announces Second Round of K-5 Classroom Grant Winners as a New School Year Begins

Press Release - ATLANTA – As a new school year begins, Kool Smiles, a leading children's dental health provider, today announced the winners of its second My Kool Smiles Classroom ...
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Fidelity Charitable Study Finds Entrepreneurs Leading the Way in Philanthropy

Entrepreneurs donate 50 percent more than others, volunteer more Most entrepreneurs plan to give to charity when they exit their businesses Press Release - BOSTON, September 19, 2018 – Entrepreneurs ...
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Chicago’s Largest Literacy Non-Profit Expands Footprint

Added 10 CPS elementary schools to network, handful of corporate sponsors & hundreds of teacher volunteers for 2018-2019 school year Press Release - Working in the Schools (WITS), Chicago's largest ...
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Loyola University New Orleans Center for Entrepreneurship and Community Development Celebrates $1.5 Million Gift

Anonymous gift puts Loyola’s Faith in the Future capital campaign at $91 million Press Release - (New Orleans – Sept. 18, 2018) Loyola University New Orleans celebrates this week a ...
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New UBS Investor Watch Study Reveals Stark Differences in Adoption of Sustainable Investing Globally

The US investors surveyed trail all other countries surveyed in adoption of sustainable investing in this largest recurring study of High Net Worth Investors, although they have the highest allocation ...
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Thomson Reuters Foundation Launches ‘Openly’, Global LGBT+ News Platform

Digital platform fills critical gap in current news landscape Press Release - (London - September 18, 2018) The Thomson Reuters Foundation – the charitable arm of the world’s largest news ...
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BlueOrchard Celebrates 20th Anniversary of its Flagship Fund

Largest commercial microfinance fund in the world celebrates 20th anniversary First BlueOrchard Impact Summit to take place in Pontresina (Switzerland) this October Press Release - Zurich, 18 September 2018 – ...
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Global Impact Investing Network Appoints Xavier De Souza Briggs As New Board Member

Briggs Oversees Ford Foundation’s Impact Investing And Brings Decades Of Public Policy And Movement-Building Expertise To The GIIN Press Release - NEW YORK, September 18, 2018 – The Global Impact ...
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Endless Summer Dream Fundraiser Was Fierce

Dream Foundation’s Fourth Annual Event Raises Vital Funds with Fashion, Music, Food, Drink and Entertainment Press Release - Santa Barbara, Calif., September 17, 2018 – In an event to rival ...
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FMO Investment Propels Meloy Fund Past $22 Million for Sustainable Coastal Fisheries

Dutch Development Bank Invests $5 Million to Support Sustainable Coastal Fisheries in Indonesia and the Philippines Press Release - ARLINGTON, VA - The Meloy Fund I, LP, the world’s first ...
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vineyard vines Partners With Bright Pink In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Press Release - STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- vineyard vines, the lifestyle apparel brand best known for its smiling pink whale logo, announced their continued partnership with Bright ...
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World Of Children Announces Top 2018 Global Nonprofit Leaders

Annual Awards Ceremony & Benefit in New York City to Recognize Five High-Impact Humanitarians for their Heroic Work on Behalf of At-Risk Children Caryl Stern, Lily Aldridge Followill, Alina Cho ...
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Former NFL Champion Steps Into Food Sport in a “Souper” Way

Former New England Patriot Defensive End Jarvis Green Partners with the World Food Championships Press Release - ORANGE BEACH, ALA. The World Food Championships (WFC) announced today that former New ...
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UH Receives Anonymous $4 Million Gift to Support Creative Writing and Other Liberal Arts Programs

Press Release - HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2018 – The University of Houston College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) has received a $4 million anonymous gift in support of ...
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Brenner Foundation Announces Inaugural Veteran Services Gala at The Venetian in Garfield, NJ; Proceeds will Install Diaper Banks in New Jersey

Press Release - GARFIELD, NJ - Brenner Foundation will be holding its inaugural Veteran Services Gala at The Venetian in Garfield, NJ on Thursday, October 18th. Proceeds from the Veteran ...
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2nd Annual ISTO Conference Brings Together Global Surf Therapy Nonprofits Changing Lives Through Surf Therapy

A consortium of 25 leading global Surf Therapy organizations, Ph.D. students and researchers gathered in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa to share latest research & practice in the Surf Therapy sector ...
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The Good Class: A Gamified Social Emotional Learning Program That Mobilizes Students To Actively Participate In Doing Good

By Corey Harnish The Good Class may be a leading solution to transform how education treats social emotional learning pedagogy How would you feel if there was an easy way ...
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Build a Village: Free Public Art-Making Workshop Series for Senior Citizens to Launch in Englewood

Press Release - (Hackensack, New Jersey; September 14, 2018) -- The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) invites seniors, ages 55 plus, who live, work, shop, volunteer, enjoy, or have ...
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US SIF Statement on Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2018 Introduction

“Climate risk reporting by public corporations has been hobbled by inconsistent and non-comparable data. Investors have been challenged because there is no clear disclosure regime that allows for true apples-to-apples ...
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Announcing the 2018 Finalists for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program

Press Release - Washington, D.C.: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and its imple-menting partner, Meridian International Center, are proud to announce the ...
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GOOD+ Foundation “An Evening Of Comedy + Music” Benefit Presented By Samsung Electronics America

Michael Strahan and Seth Meyers Make Special Appearances for Benefit Evening at Carnegie Hall with Comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Leslie Jones, Gad Elmaleh and Sebastian Maniscalco, Along with Musical Performances by ...
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Alyssa Milano Joins Legal Services Advocates and Vera Institute of Justice to Launch New “SAFE Families Fund” to Support Immigrants Facing Deportation

Press Release - SAN DIEGO, CA – At a press conference held today at San Diego’s Civic Center Plaza, activist and actor Alyssa Milano joined with local leaders from the ...
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Center For Enriched Living To Celebrate 50 Years Of Providing Life-Changing Opportunities For People With Developmental Disabilities

At Oct. 11th celebration, CEL will pay tribute to its 1968 launch and tremendous growth through the years Press Release - RIVERWOODS, ILL: There was a time when many Chicago-area ...
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Salamander-Eating Fungus Found To Be Widespread In European Private Amphibian Trade

Scientists warn a second amphibian chytrid panzootic could be on the horizon Press Release - A fungus deadly to salamanders and newts has been found to be widespread in the ...
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Levi’s®Music Project Partners With Snoop Dogg To Create A Youth Masterclass In Music Production

Press Release - Music education and support are in constant danger of cuts and defunding around the world. Together with artists and community partners, Levi’s® develops music projects where access ...
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Dream Foundation and Honor Flight Fulfill Vietnam Army Veteran’s Final Dream

Gary Dehnert to visit Washington, D.C. and receive Vietnam War Commemoration Pin Press Release - Santa Barbara, Calif. — Sixty-six-year-old U.S. Army veteran Gary “Lou” Dehnert will be taking a ...
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DiscoverE Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant

Press Release - Washington DC – September 2018 - DiscoverE, the leading U.S. non-profit that inspires and informs present and future generations to discover engineering, today announced it has received ...
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Sweet Dreamzzz Set to Host Annual A Night to R.E.M.ember Event

Press Release - Livonia, MI - September 12, 2018 — Tickets are on sale now for Sweet Dreamzzz, Inc.’s largest fundraiser, A Night to R.E.M.ember. It will truly be a ...
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Sheku Kanneh-Mason To Join JDRF In The Fight Against Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF names internationally renowned cellist as a global ambassador Press Release - September 13, 2018—JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is honoured to appoint internationally ...
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Days for Girls Set to Reach 100,000 Girls In 28 Days

Press Release - Days for Girls International (DfGI) is preparing for a global celebration of girls and menstruation, coinciding with the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl on October ...
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Ancient Bird Bones Redate Human Activity In Madagascar By 6,000 Years

Skeletons of extinct 500kg elephant birds revolutionise our understanding of this island Press Release - Analysis of bones, from what was once the world’s largest bird, has revealed that humans ...
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YWCA Boulder County Announces Dancing with Boulder Stars 2018 Fundraising Event

Annual Event at Boulder Theater to Raise Funds for YWCA's Mission to Empower Women and Eliminate Racism Press Release - BOULDER, CO – September 12, 2018 – YWCA Boulder County ...
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World’s Largest Accelerator Selects Top Six To Pitch at United Nations for US$1,000,000

Press Release - September 11, 2018, New York, New York. The Hult Prize Foundation today announced the top six startups who will present their ideas at the United Nations Headquarters ...
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