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Local Non-Profits Receive a $2.2 Million Boost From OnPoint Community Credit Union in 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 7:14pm

Visit OnPoint's blog to learn more about Rose Haven's critical role in the community and how OnPoint is supporting its mission.

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  • Visit OnPoint's blog to learn more about Rose Haven's critical role in the community and how OnPoint is supporting its mission.
  • From November 30 to December 10, OnPoint followers can select six organizations to receive donations from the credit union by following/liking OnPoint channels and sharing the non-profit they support.
  • OnPoint donated more than $1 million to local and regional non-profits in 2019 and more than $1.65 million in 2020.
  • With this year's $2.2 million in donations, of which more than $500,000 went to DEI-focused organizations, the credit union remains committed to expanding its charitable giving efforts even further.

Norby's World - Personalized Education App for Kids Overfunds by 300%

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:17pm

Set in a bright and educational virtual world, children can interact with each other in a fun and safe environment.

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  • Set in a bright and educational virtual world, children can interact with each other in a fun and safe environment.
  • Using gamification to engage with young users, Norby's World offers personalized content that helps to improve reading and spelling skills while keeping kids engaged.
  • Studies suggest that beyond the struggle to stay focused and motivated, one in five kids experience a learning or behavioral challenge that impacts their education.
  • Early Bird perks include lifetime access to Norby's World for one child for AU$ 55 (Approx $39).

Aviation Capital Group Becomes a Silver Level Sponsor of Airlink

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:17pm

Airlinks mission underscores how this connectivity can be harnessed to bring critical relief to communities in desperate need.

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  • Airlinks mission underscores how this connectivity can be harnessed to bring critical relief to communities in desperate need.
  • ACGs core values are grounded in social responsibility and we are proud to support Airlink in its service to these communities, said Tom Baker, CEO and president of ACG.
  • We are thrilled that Aviation Capital Group has become an Airlink sponsor, said Steven J. Smith, President and CEO of Airlink.
  • Since its inception in 2010, Airlink has provided flights for nearly 8,000 relief workers and transported more than 4,000,000 pounds of humanitarian cargo.

Lighthouse Immersive, The Leading Experiential Art Producer In North America, Announces Its Next Installation FRIDA: IMMERSIVE DREAM

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:15pm

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse Immersive, North America's leading producer of ground-breaking experiential art exhibits, today announces its newest immersive art installation, FRIDA: IMMERSIVE DREAM. On the heels of its critically acclaimed blockbuster Immersive Van Gogh (now on-view in 15 cities), the Lighthouse Immersive team has set their sights on the art and life of Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), the beloved 20th century Mexican artist best known for compelling self-portraits and radiant pieces inspired by her life in her native country of Mexico. The exhibition features some of the artist's best-known works "brought to life" by the world-renowned master of digital art, Italy's Massimiliano Siccardi, again accompanied by composer Luca Longobardi's resonant score. Vittorio Guidotti is the Art Director. A brilliant, bold and uncompromising painter, Kahlo's work is globally recognized for its raw emotional vitality, vibrant color work and unflinching intimacy. FRIDA: IMMERSIVE DREAM arrives Spring 2022 in the following cities: 

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  • TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Lighthouse Immersive, North America's leading producer of ground-breaking experiential art exhibits, today announces its newest immersive art installation, FRIDA: IMMERSIVE DREAM.
  • "The success of Immersive Van Gogh has demonstrated that audiences are excited to experience art in a new way.
  • They obtain an even richer understanding of the artist by seeing the work as its creator might have," said Lighthouse Immersive Producer Corey Ross.
  • "Frida Kahlo's work is uniquely suited to be explored in an immersive environment and her life story is equally fascinating," added Lighthouse Immersive Producer Svetlana Dvoretsky.

Parkinson's Foundation Announces Global Care Network with Launch of Comprehensive Care Center Program

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Parkinson's Foundation Global Care Network will increase to 60 Centers of Excellence worldwide and add a new level of designation Comprehensive Care Centers for medical centers providing outstanding clinical care and resources to people living with Parkinson's disease (PD).

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  • The Parkinson's Foundation Global Care Network will increase to 60 Centers of Excellence worldwide and add a new level of designation Comprehensive Care Centers for medical centers providing outstanding clinical care and resources to people living with Parkinson's disease (PD).
  • The Global Care Network will add 13 new Centers over the next five years, beginning with six in the U.S.
  • The Foundation is also establishing a new designation for medical centers providing outstanding clinical care and resources and will designate 15 Comprehensive Care Centers over the next five years.
  • The Foundation brings its Global Care Network together annually for a Leadership Conference to further innovation and learning in care and research.

GA technologies steps its foot into the Southeast Asian market by the acquisition of Dear Life's business in Thailand

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:00pm

GA technologies is looking forward to creating a cross-border sales cycle between Japan, Thailand, and China with Dear Life through the synergy this time.

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  • GA technologies is looking forward to creating a cross-border sales cycle between Japan, Thailand, and China with Dear Life through the synergy this time.
  • GA technologies acquisition of Dear Life's rental & lease business targets Japanese residents in Thailand which top the market locally with accumulated users of 12,000 people.
  • Both GA technologies and Dear Life, Inc. have significant market shares in the real estate industries (Japan, Thailand independently).
  • GA technologies group is looking forward to expanding its RENOSY marketplace business and the DX business to the market of Thailand through the connections Dear Life group maintained locally.

Meijer Team Members Play Vital Role in Nearly $3 Million Donation to Local Nonprofits Across the Midwest

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 3:00pm

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer announced today its plans to give nearly $3 million to the people and communities it serves across the Midwest during a first-ever donation that engaged its store and distribution facility team members to identify and select the nonprofits because of their local ties.   

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  • They nominated organizations that were personally meaningful, made an impact in their community or served an overlooked part of their local population.
  • They spoke to local organizations to learn more and found ways to stretch the donation further by identifying match opportunities.
  • "It was really all about the team members in making the decision on where we wanted the money to go.
  • In Plainfield, Ill., the nine team members who volunteered for their Giving Back Committee put time and effort into researching local nonprofits.

Luca Belardi releases a documentary about the children of the war-torn Donbass region

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

LONDON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian Storyboard Artist Luca Belardi and Hungarian documentarian Maia Nogradi have released the film "For the Children of Donbass" on Visione TV on November 21.

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  • LONDON, Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Italian Storyboard Artist Luca Belardi and Hungarian documentarian Maia Nogradi have released the film "For the Children of Donbass" on Visione TV on November 21.
  • Mostly known for his work in advertising, Luka Belardi dedicated the documentary to the fates of the children from the war-torn Donbass region.
  • The conflict in Donbass has taken lives of thousands of people, including children.
  • No politics, no business interests, just real human emotions shares Luka Belardi.

Vineyard Vines Announces Partnership with Toys For Tots This Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 1:30pm

This year on Tuesday, November 30th, Giving Tuesday, vineyard vines is donating 20% of all sales* to Toys for Tots to help them fulfill their mission of providing toys to children in need.

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  • This year on Tuesday, November 30th, Giving Tuesday, vineyard vines is donating 20% of all sales* to Toys for Tots to help them fulfill their mission of providing toys to children in need.
  • "With the help of our teams and our customers, together we can help make Every holiday feel this good," addedIanMurray, vineyard vines CEO & co-founder
    "We are very pleased to welcome vineyard vines as a National Corporate Sponsor of the 2021 Marine Toys for Tots Campaign," said retired Marine Colonel Ted Silvester, Vice President of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
  • "Their community service goals certainly align with those the Marine Corps has promoted forover 74 years through our Toys for Tots Program."
  • "To join vineyard vines in celebrating Giving Tuesday and supporting Toys for Tots, please visit vineyard vines stores and shop online at www.vineyardvines.com .

Selective Insurance and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation Celebrate the Holiday Season With Their Second Annual Week of Giving to Support Nonprofit Organizations

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 1:00pm

BRANCHVILLE, N.J., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Giving Tuesday , a worldwide celebration of generosity, Selective Insurance ("Selective") and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation ("Foundation") commenced their second annual Week of Giving campaign to support community-based charities and promote collective charitable giving.

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  • BRANCHVILLE, N.J., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Giving Tuesday , a worldwide celebration of generosity, Selective Insurance ("Selective") and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation ("Foundation") commenced their second annual Week of Giving campaign to support community-based charities and promote collective charitable giving.
  • Kids In Need Foundation To help support under-resourced schools by providing the supplies needed for teachers to teach and learners to learn.
  • Meals on Wheels America To provide seniors with support to help them live independently in their own homes as they age.
  • The Foundation will match donations made by Selective's employees and independent insurance agency partners during the Week of Giving.