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Donations with Bitcoin and other cryptos are booming, and Crypto Usage is on a mission to fill this sphere

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 10:00pm

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- There are many organizations all over the world working to find solutions to some of the most pressing challenges now confronting the collective human race. These organizations and charities, highly dependent on donations, are now witnessing a substantial increase on crypto donations. Donating appreciated assets is nothing new, people have been donating stocks and properties to charities for a long time. However, no other asset has shown such an increase in donations like cryptocurrencies has, and according to experts, this growing trend is expected to continue in the upcoming years.

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  • These organizations and charities, highly dependent on donations, are now witnessing a substantial increase on crypto donations.
  • Crypto Usage is a website dedicated to connecting crypto enthusiasts with new alternatives to use their cryptocurrencies, and they're on a mission to create the largest directory of organizations that accept crypto donations.
  • Alongside the extensive information about crypto donations, Crypto Usage offers other relevant listings and informative articles that allow users to enhance their experiences using cryptocurrencies.
  • At the same time, crypto holders are increasingly interested in philanthropy and desire to make donations to charity directly with cryptocurrencies.

East Orange Homeless Shelter Isaiah House to Host "Night at the Net" Fundraiser on August 25

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 5:30pm

MAPLEWOOD, N.J., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The social services nonprofit organization Isaiah House announced today that it will hold a summer social fundraiser from 4:30–8 p.m. on Thursday, August 25 at the Essex County Country Club in West Orange. The "Night at the Net" event will invite tennis and non-tennis players to come together for a late afternoon and early evening conversation, a round-robin tournament, artisanal cocktails and dinner. Proceeds raised will support Isaiah House, East Orange's only homeless shelter, but one that services those in need throughout Essex County—especially women and children. Unlike other agencies and shelters, Isaiah House works diligently to ensure that the family unit remains in tack.

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  • Proceeds raised will support Isaiah House, East Orange's only homeless shelter, but one that services those in need throughout Essex Countyespecially women and children.
  • Unlike other agencies and shelters, Isaiah House works diligently to ensure that the family unit remains in tack.
  • "Isaiah House has faithfully served East Orange and the Greater Newark community for almost 35 years," said Zammeah Bivins-Gibson, executive director of Isaiah House.
  • In 2021, Isaiah House provided shelter to 188 individuals, 55% of whom were under the age of 18.

World's Biggest Deal for Humanoid Robots Inked

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 2:42pm

The deal with SELF represents one of the largest agreements to purchase humanoid robots in the world.

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  • The deal with SELF represents one of the largest agreements to purchase humanoid robots in the world.
  • According to a recent report by Markets and Markets, the humanoid robotics market will reach an estimated USD 17.3 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 63.5% between 2022 and 2027.
  • The Beomni Omni-Purpose AI powered humanoid robots supplied by Beyond will work autonomously inside of the boxes to tend to the growing crops.
  • Beomni, combined with Beyond's Cloud Platform and evolving AI, can tackle limitless tasks without requiring special peripherals like industrial robots.

CRISPY GREEN PROVIDES “MORE MUNCH FOR KIDS’ LUNCH” FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 3:37pm

Consumers can also enter the Crispy Green Back-To School contest to win a years supply of Crispy Fruit and other great prizes!

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  • Consumers can also enter the Crispy Green Back-To School contest to win a years supply of Crispy Fruit and other great prizes!
  • Crispy Green provides 100% pure fruit as a grab-n-go snack that satisfies without sacrificing taste, while adding more fruit to their diet.
  • Crispy Fruit can be found in many major grocery retailers nationwide as well as online at https://crispygreen.com/products/ , Amazon and ship.Kroger.com.
  • For news updates and exclusive offers, you can also follow Crispy Green on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

Bookings Spike for TIAA Bank's Vendor Equipment Finance Team

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 4:35pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- TIAA Bank's vendor equipment finance (VEF) team saw a year-over-year jump in new business volume. The growth stems from strong production across VEF served segments, including industrial, healthcare and capital markets.  

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  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- TIAA Bank's vendor equipment finance (VEF) team saw a year-over-year jump in new business volume.
  • "VEF is laser-focused on supporting our vendor partners as they continue to rebound from the pandemic and return to a growth mode," said Justin Tabone, head of Originations, Vendor Equipment Finance for TIAA Bank.
  • TIAA Bank's Vendor Equipment Finance business, a division of TIAA, FSB, provides equipment financing for critical business assets to preserve the customer's capital and manage obsolescence of its equipment.
  • With a legacy of success and stability, TIAA Bank and its parent, TIAA, grow and maintain strong partnerships in each community they serve.

Smithfield Foods' Helping Hungry Homes Assists Kentucky Flood Victims

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 4:16pm

SMITHFIELD, Va., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. this week donated more than 20,000 pounds of protein to help the victims of recent floods in Eastern Kentucky.

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  • SMITHFIELD, Va., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. this week donated more than 20,000 pounds of protein to help the victims of recent floods in Eastern Kentucky.
  • The donation is part ofHelping Hungry Homes, Smithfield's initiative focused on alleviating hunger across the country and helping Americans become more food secure.By joining forces with Mercy Chefs, Smithfield is placing nearly 100,000 servings of high-quality, nutrient-rich protein in the hands of flood victims, volunteers and first responders.
  • "We are so grateful for Smithfield Foods' partnership to provide hope in the form of a meal and help hungry homes across Eastern Kentucky.
  • This year, Helping Hungry Homes will help fight hunger by donating food to food banks, school nutrition programs, disaster relief and community outreach programs.

Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give to Donate $25,000 to Kids' Food Basket on Behalf of Champion Jennifer Kupcho After Record-Setting Community Support

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 2:55pm

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer is pleased to announce that it's making a $25,000 donation to Kids' Food Basket in Grand Rapids for the second consecutive year on behalf of Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give Champion Jennifer Kupcho.

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  • In 2021, Champion Nelly Korda also elected to give the surprise $25,000 donation to Grand Rapids-based Kids' Food Basket.
  • Beyond the tournament's $1.25 million donation to Simply Give, the 2022 Meijer LPGA Classic also set attendance records with more than 60,000 spectators and 1,000 volunteers throughout the week.
  • Kupcho chose to support Kids' Food Basket as a thank you to her host family, who have a special tie to the organization.
  • We are so inspired by and grateful for this incredible gift from Jennifer Kupcho," said Bridget Clark Whitney, President and Founding CEO of Kids' Food Basket.

QVC Joins Forces With Prominent Home Brands to Support Feeding America Through the Second Annual Living For Giving Shopping Event

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 2:00pm

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- QVC, a world leader in video commerce ("vCommerce") across linear TV, ecommerce sites, digital streaming and social platforms, and the Housewares Charity Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the home and housewares industry, have joined forces once again to present Living for Giving, a cross-platform shopping event to support Feeding America®. Following a successful campaign in 2021, the second annual Living for Giving features national name brand houseware products at discounted prices* and directs 70%** of the purchase price to benefit Feeding America's efforts to fight hunger through a network of food banks in communities across the U.S. Living for Giving is now live on all QVC TV, digital, streaming and social platforms and runs through October 28.

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  • Living for Giving is now live on all QVC TV, digital, streaming and social platforms and runs through October 28.
  • In 2021, Living for Giving generated more than $670,000 to support Feeding America, which helped to provide more than 6.7 million meals to families in need.
  • "For the second year in a row, the Housewares Charity Foundation is thrilled to collaborate with QVC and Feeding America in this Living for Giving event," said Barbara Westfield, Member Board of Directors, the Housewares Charity Foundation.
  • In 2021, Living for Giving generated more than $670,000 to support Feeding America, which helped to provide more than 6.7 million meals to families in need.

Nigerian Ministry, OFM, Opens Restaurant and Subsidized Hospital for the Poor

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 5:55pm

Auchi, Nigeria--(Newsfile Corp. - August 3, 2022) - Nigerian Christian ministry, Omega Fire Ministries (OFM), has opened a restaurant and a heavily discounted medical center for the poor.

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  • Auchi, Nigeria--(Newsfile Corp. - August 3, 2022) - Nigerian Christian ministry, Omega Fire Ministries (OFM), has opened a restaurant and a heavily discounted medical center for the poor.
  • Speaking about the restaurant feeding project, the ministry's founder, Apostle Johnson Suleman, said: "It's for the poor.
  • The restaurant, he also said, in the meantime, will operate for 12 hours every day but it will soon function on a 24-hour basis.
  • The World Bank has said that the number of poor Nigerians is projected to hit 95.1 million in 2022.

Stop & Shop’s 32nd Annual Food For Friends Campaign Raises More Than $1.2 Million for Hunger Relief

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 4:34pm

QUINCY, Mass., Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Stop & Shop, together with Unilever’s Knorr® brand, announced that its 32nd annual Food for Friends campaign raised more than $1.2 million for its 12 regional food bank partners to combat summer hunger in the communities it serves.

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  • QUINCY, Mass., Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Stop & Shop, together with Unilevers Knorr brand, announced that its 32nd annual Food for Friends campaign raised more than $1.2 million for its 12 regional food bank partners to combat summer hunger in the communities it serves.
  • According to Feeding America, the nations largest hunger relief network, 22 million kids across the United States rely on school meals.
  • We are proud to be Stop & Shops first manufacturer partner for their annualFood For Friends campaign helping to raise over $1 million to benefit local food banks helping to fight food insecurity in our communities.
  • Funds raised during Stop & Shops Food for Friends campaign will benefit the following food banks: