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Highland Dallas Foundation Awards $2.4 Million to Local Nonprofits Addressing Current and Future Needs in the Dallas Community

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 12:40am

We thank the Highland Dallas Foundation for its ongoing commitment to our community."

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  • We thank the Highland Dallas Foundation for its ongoing commitment to our community."
  • This is the second $1 million grant issued by the Highland Dallas Foundation to The Family Place since 2015.
  • The Highland Dallas Foundation is a supporting organization of The Dallas Foundation, the first community foundation in Texas.
  • In 2020, The Dallas Foundation, in partnership with our more than 400 fundholders, invested over $60 million into the community.

Associa Hill Country Hosts Costume Drive to Support Family Violence Prevention Services

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:06pm

San Antonio, TX, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa Hill Country is hosting a Halloween costume drive in partnership with Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc.

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  • San Antonio, TX, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa Hill Country is hosting a Halloween costume drive in partnership with Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc.
    Family Violence Prevention Services (FVPS) has been delivering life-changing services to adults and children who are victims of domestic abuse for more than four decades.
  • The following sizes are most needed:
    Our team at Associa Hill Country is always looking for meaningful opportunities to serve our communities in larger ways, stated Alex Rix, Associa Hill Country president.
  • We are proud to be hosting this costume drive to support Family Violence Prevention Services and to be making this difference in our local area.
  • With more than 200 branch offices across North America, Associa delivers unsurpassed management and lifestyle services to nearly five million residents worldwide.

JPMorgan Chase Committing $8.4 Million to Improve Household Stability for Black, Hispanic and Latino and Other Underserved Households

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:26pm

JPMorgan Chase today announced six organizations to receive philanthropic capital as part of the firms $400 million five-year commitment to improve housing affordability and stability for Black, Hispanic and Latino and other underserved households.

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  • JPMorgan Chase today announced six organizations to receive philanthropic capital as part of the firms $400 million five-year commitment to improve housing affordability and stability for Black, Hispanic and Latino and other underserved households.
  • Through JPMorgan Chases commitments, six organizations will design and test innovative models to improve household stability with the goal of expanding successful models across the U.S.
  • Todays announcement will help promote immediate housing stability for underserved households and is one step toward our goal of addressing barriers to affordable housing and homeownership, especially for Black, Latino and Hispanic families.
  • Recently, the JPMorgan Chase PolicyCenter released data-driven policy recommendations to improve household stability weakened by the pandemic.

SECU Foundation Provides Challenge Grant for New Emergency Shelter in Lincoln County

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 9:45pm

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SECU Foundation recently presented Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (LCCADV) with a $750,000 challenge grant to help raise awareness of the non-profits need for a new, more expansive emergency shelter.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SECU Foundation recently presented Lincoln County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (LCCADV) with a $750,000 challenge grant to help raise awareness of the non-profits need for a new, more expansive emergency shelter.
  • LCCADV provides emergency shelter and supportive services for victims and families of domestic abuse from Lincoln and surrounding counties.
  • Jama Campbell, SECU Foundation Executive Director, stated, We appreciate the work being done by LCCADV for at-risk individuals and families and understand the critical need to increase capacity.
  • In addition to the website, highlights are also available on the SECU Foundation Instagram page.

Saints Serve - Thomas More University’s Day of Service to the Community – The Numbers Are In.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 9:41pm

Established as an opportunity to celebrate Thomas Mores centennial anniversary , Saints Serve embodies the mission of the Universitys community to serve.

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  • Established as an opportunity to celebrate Thomas Mores centennial anniversary , Saints Serve embodies the mission of the Universitys community to serve.
  • D., What an amazing endeavor.as Thomas More University Saints we understand an essential part of fulfilling our mission is developing a commitment to service.
  • Saints Serve was an opportunity for all Saints to live our mission through action, by partaking in a day of giving, volunteering, and service for those in need.
  • The University is grateful for all the work these organizations do for our community, appreciated the invitation to serve, and learn from our community service leaders.

Joseph’s House of Camden Names Gina DiMarco as Director of Development

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 2:26pm

CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Josephs House of Camden , a South Jersey homeless shelter committed to providing resources, social and housing services for those in need, today announced that Gina DiMarco has been named Director of Development.

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  • CAMDEN, N.J., Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Josephs House of Camden , a South Jersey homeless shelter committed to providing resources, social and housing services for those in need, today announced that Gina DiMarco has been named Director of Development.
  • Gina will manage all development initiatives for Josephs House, further strengthening the organizations ability to raise awareness and financial support from residents, regional businesses and local governments.
  • Gina possesses more than 10 years of development and communications experience in the nonprofit sector.
  • I am incredibly excited to join the growing team at Josephs House, and look forward to applying my expertise and experience in raising philanthropic awareness and developing resources for the organization, said DiMarco.

BC Housing Receives the Canadian Public Relations Society's 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 12:55am

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) awarded BC Housing Communications the 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award in recognition of its efforts to support the Province's numerous affordable housing and homelessness initiatives.

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  • TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) awarded BC Housing Communications the 2021 Don Rennie Memorial Award in recognition of its efforts to support the Province's numerous affordable housing and homelessness initiatives.
  • This year's Don Rennie Memorial Award was one of 10 Major and Special awards presented at the virtual conference.
  • Founded in 1948, the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is a not-for-profit association of professionals dedicated to the practice, management and teaching of public relations and communications.
  • Cision is the exclusive distribution partner of the Canadian Public Relations Society - National.

TopLine Federal Credit Union Members and Employees Help Youth Prepare for Back to School

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:41pm

TopLine members and employees generously donated a variety of school supplies including notebooks, folders binders, pencils, crayons, calculators, flash drives, backpacks and more to help youth in our communities get ready for the new school year.

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  • TopLine members and employees generously donated a variety of school supplies including notebooks, folders binders, pencils, crayons, calculators, flash drives, backpacks and more to help youth in our communities get ready for the new school year.
  • When the drive ended TopLine employees and members had donated over 1,800 school supply items, nearly 100 backpacks and over $900 in cash to assist local youth in need.
  • Since 2002, TopLine Federal Credit Union employees and members have been involved in several programs each year to benefit Avenues for Youth, Community Emergency Assistance Programs (CEAP) and Keystone Community Services.
  • TopLine Federal Credit Union , a Twin Cities-based credit union, is Minnesotas 13th largest, with assets of more than $620 million and serves nearly 46,000 members.

Duke Energy Florida celebrates National Clean Energy Week with significant accomplishments

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:58pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Duke Energy Florida is celebrating National Clean Energy Week by delivering on its commitment to expand its clean energy portfolio.

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  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Duke Energy Florida is celebrating National Clean Energy Week by delivering on its commitment to expand its clean energy portfolio.
  • "From solar sites to energy storage, electric vehicle chargers and microgrids, we are transforming the energy landscape in Florida," said Duke Energy Florida state president Melissa Seixas.
  • The facility will complete Duke Energy Florida's $1 billion investment to provide customers with 700 MW of clean energy.
  • By 2022, Duke Energy is expected to have six battery sites in operation in Florida, totaling more than 50 MW of energy storage.

AT&T Expands Efforts to Bridge the Digital Divide in Communities Across the Nation

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

This expansion follows the announcement of the AT&T Connected Learning program in April, which is part of our three year $2 billion commitment to bridge the digital divide through efforts that promote broadband affordability, accessibility and adoption.

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  • This expansion follows the announcement of the AT&T Connected Learning program in April, which is part of our three year $2 billion commitment to bridge the digital divide through efforts that promote broadband affordability, accessibility and adoption.
  • Millions of students struggle with virtual learning, because of poor internet connections at home, lack of laptops or other devices, and poor digital literacy skills.
  • These gaps have been magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic that has forced millions of families to attend school and work remotely.
  • Together, we're investing the resources necessary to deliver the vital training and infrastructure needed to help bridge the digital divide for underserved communities across the country."