Industry News

  • Province cuts funds for non-profit umbrella organization
    Jan 20, 2018

    The Manitoba Community Services Council received a letter last week that the Province is cutting its funding for administration. For 34 years the arms-length organization has assisted 10,000 community groups and acted as a non-partisan middleman, assessing and approving grants for non-profits.

  • Denver nonprofit opens up diaper bank
    Jan 20, 2018

    Denver nonprofit opens up diaper bank. Weecycle is asking for help from the community to get both diapers and monetary donations to fill up their new warehouse and keep it running. Author: Liz Kotalik. Published: 5:22 PM MST January 19, 2018. Weecycle, a Denver-based organization that recycles ...

  • New York nonprofit looks to help fallen US Marshal's family
    Jan 19, 2018

    HARRISBURG, P.A. --- The mourning remains fresh following the shooting death of Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill Thursday morning in Harrisburg. "To us, he's a hero but let's pull it back some. He's a father, he's a husband, he's a brother, he's an uncle...," said Harrisburg Police Chief Thomas ...

  • Local nonprofit helps human trafficking survivors start new life
    Jan 19, 2018

    An estimated 300,000 women and children are trafficked for sex each year in the United States. A local organization is giving hope to survivors trying to start a new life. Blazing Hope Ranch is a faith-based nonprofit in the Tennessee Valley area. Jo Haggard started the nonprofit with her husband in 2015 ...

  • Local non-profit has new home
    Jan 19, 2018

    On Friday, the Children's Coalition For Northeast Louisiana showed off it's new space on Hall Street downtown. Over the last 20 years they've been working from separate locations, but now they can offer their services under one roof. They have an Early Head Start classroom, Child Care Connections, ...

  • Nonprofit assists families of children waiting for lifesaving organ transplants
    Jan 19, 2018

    Nonprofit assists families of children waiting for lifesaving organ transplants. Updated: Jan 19, 2018 - 5:13 PM. Loading... 1 of 1. 0. 0. Share ... The nonprofit Hayden's Hope was created to raise awareness for pediatric organ donation. “It is our hope that Hayden's story inspires others to help children ...

  • Celebrities donated $20000 to locally based non- profit
    Jan 19, 2018

    WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has made an impact on a DC-based non-profit. The Advancement Project is in the fight for civil rights and they received $20,000 to work toward social and racial justice. About a year and a half ago Kaepernick pledged a million ...

  • Local nonprofit Project Sebastian aims to eradicate Battens Disease
    Jan 19, 2018

    To help promote research of Batten Disease and find a cure for the variations of the disease, Christopher Velona and his family started the nonprofit organization Project Sebastian, www.projectsebastian.org, in 2012 in order to turn research and fundraising into action. “[Sebastian] is very smart for his ...

  • Burglars steal thousands of dollars worth of items from Fresno non-profit
    Jan 19, 2018

    Police officers are searching for two men who burglarized $10, 000 to 15,000 worth of equipment used to teach kids from low-income families. (KFSN). KFSN. By Brianna Ruffalo. Friday, January 19, 2018 01:54PM. FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --. Police officers are searching for two men who burglarized $10, ...

  • NM's Amanda Aragon launches nonprofit to tackle education issues
    Jan 19, 2018

    She attended what she considers one of the better high schools in the Albuquerque area and worked hard to obtain a top-10 percent finish in her class at Rio Rancho High School. But she quickly found out that she was behind her peers and underprepared when she enrolled at the University of Tulsa.