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Local Kiwanis club raises $100,000 to fight MNT

Archived, 13 days ago From thetowntalk.com 

Alexandria, LOUISIANA - That approach has helped Kiwanis International raise more than $75 million to help eradicate maternal/neonatal tetanus, a preventable disease that each year claims nearly 50,000 newborns before they even have a chance at life.

"Why do ...

Tulane employees help fight hunger

Archived, 14 days ago From tulane.edu 

New Orleans, LOUISIANA - Organizations like the Second Harvest Food Bank depend upon volunteers to continue providing services to needy New Orleanians.

The food bank, along with other notable local charities, will be flooded with help on Thursday, April 2, as ...

Diocesan churches donate footwear to Soles4Souls

Archived, 14 days ago From vindy.com 

Youngstown, OHIO - For many people, going barefoot is a choice. For others, it is their only option.

That’s where Soles4Souls steps in to help.

The nonprofit organization receives donations of used shoes and clothing and new items from cor ...

Valspar to contribute $36 million to Habitat for Humanity

Archived, 14 days ago From prnewswire.com 

New York, NEW YORK - The Valspar Corporation (NYSE: VAL) today announced a five-year pledge of $36 million in paint and funding to Habitat for Humanity. The pledge includes a $2 million contribution from the Valspar Corporation Foundation. Valspar donated more than $6 mi ...

Habitat for Humanity rebuilding old home in Sandusky

Archived, 14 days ago From sanduskyregister.com 

Sandusky, OHIO - Firelands Habitat for Humanity is trying something new.

The group has helped people obtain affordable housing by building 91 homes in Erie and Huron counties in the last 25 years, using mostly volunteer labor, said Patrick Joreski, th ...

Nickelodeon offers $25,000 scholarship for young animators

Archived, 14 days ago From cartoonbrew.com 

Brooklyn, NEW YORK - Nickelodeon and the Get Schooled Foundation have teamed up to find the next generation of animation storytellers. Together they are inviting animators aged 17 to 24 to submit an animated short in any format for the chance to win a $25,000 scholarship ...

Southeast Middle meets $10,000 goal by close shave

Archived, 14 days ago From theadvocate.com 

Baton Rouge, LOUISIANA - Michelle Perk took over the microphone in Southeast Middle School’s gym, where every student at the school gathered Friday morning to witness what has become an annual tradition.

“Are we ready to cut some hair?” Perk asked, drawing che ...

County food fight a success for food bank

Archived, 15 days ago From timesheraldonline.com 

Vallejo, CALIFORNIA - A “food fight” between Solano and Contra Costa counties is deemed a success after employees raised a total of $143,088 for the Food Bank Of Contra Costa and Solano.

After a two-year winning streak, however, Solano came in second with a ...

College students from Pennsylvania and Virginia help in Athens

Archived, 15 days ago From waaytv.com 

Huntsville, ALABAMA - More than 25 college students are working with Habitat for Humanity, to tear down a vacant home.

Although Habitat for Humanity is known for building homes, this week a collaboration means a win-win for the city as well.


Salem ReStore helps Habitat For Humanity

Archived, 15 days ago From wfmj.com 

Youngstown, OHIO - Springtime usually means time for people to clean up or renovate their homes. Salem has a place where residents can buy "green" items all while helping a good cause.

The Salem ReStore is the biggest fundraiser for the Habitat for Human ...

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