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51 min ago | Mercury-Register

Chico State University takes plunge, raises money for ALS

RECORD Associated Students President Taylor Harren starts the Chico State ice bucket challenge by jumping into the pool at the WREC September 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Cal State Chico, Chico, CA

4 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Can success of Ice Bucket Challenge be replicate

Mike Bianchi douses David Whitley in the Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Orlando.


Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, George Bush, Startups, Facebook, Richmond, CA

8 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

Ellis Island Hospital Tours Coming in October

For the first time in 60 years, visitors to Ellis Island will be able to reenter its south-side hospital this October.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine

8 hrs ago | WHAS11

USA Harvest founder set for sentencing

The founder of USA Harvest is set to be sentenced after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud and money laundering after admitting that he spent donations to the charity on himself.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY

12 hrs ago | EETimes

Siding Spring

The big event at Mars this year is the close encounter in October with a comet with a name like a housing development, 'Siding Spring'.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space

15 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Napa Valley Vintners establishes disaster relief fund after quake

Cellar worker Adam Craig moves a wine rack as he cleans up barrels that collapsed in a storage room at Kieu Hoang Winery on Aug. 25 in Napa.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Napa, CA, Boat Disaster, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

19 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Nonprofit keeps gundalow history alive

In their heyday in the late 1700s and well into the 1800s, gundalows were ubiquitous in the Piscataqua River region as an indispensable part of the Seacoast's diverse economy.


Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, University of New Hampshire

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates 100 years with help of nonprofits

Rocky Mountain National Park begins its year-long centennial celebration on Sept.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO


Habitat for Humanity's ReStore shop in Waukesha is a good deal for nonprofit, shoppers

In a typical year, Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County builds one to two houses, but there have been years where no homes were built.


Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Waukesha County, WI


Dog Escapes Being Euthanized, Becomes Rescue Dog in Japan Landslides

Asia & Japan Watch reports that Yumenosuke , a male mixed-blooded dog, was dispatched to the rescue effort from non-profit organization Peace Winds Japan .


Al Bawaba

The Queen recently launched a new non-profit that offers online courses in Arabic.

This year, the Queen - an outspoken advocate of education, both in Jordan and around the world - launched Edraak, a not-for-profit platform for Massive Open Online Courses in Arabic.


Related Topix: UC Berkeley

Pasadena Star-News

Walls go up for La Verne home at Los Angeles County Fair

POMONA >> Size and age don't restrict one's ability to help the community, an assertion aptly proven by the small hands and big hearts of Catalina Jimenez, 5, and Stephanie Charland, 12, both of La Verne, and 9-year-old Ian Jared of Glendora.


Related Topix: La Verne, CA, Los Angeles County, CA, Glendora, CA, Family, Kids, Pomona, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Norfolk hairstylists help sex-trade victims in Cambodia

From left, AOC stylists Sarah Mitchell and Jessica Lutzow, and owner Dalbe Markman stand outside AOC Salon in Ghent.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Virginia,

Norwalk Citizen News

Local police well-armed with surplus military equipment

Eagle-1 takes part in manhunt for a fugitive in Milford, Conn. on October 7, 2011.


Related Topix: Milford, CT, US Military, US Army

Knoxville News Sentinel

Nonprofit asking donations of baby sleepers With winter on the way,...

With winter on the way, Newborns in Need is collecting new and barely used sleepers for babies who don't have cold-weather clothing.


Related Topix: Weather, Loudon, TN, Sports

Copenhagen Post

Not always black or white: Outreach program demonstrates how integration is a two-way street

A group of Somali-Danish youths spent a week in workplaces this week. They learnt a lot, as did their hosts Fifteen Somali-Danish teenage boys from troubled and marginalised areas in Denmark were this month given a unique insight into the possibilities that await them if they study and work hard in school.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Denmark Travel, Family, Kids, World News, Denmark,

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Roseville moves homeless charity after beating death

Christina Mendoza, 51, gets doughnuts from Tom Battaglia, a volunteer with the nonprofit group What Would Jesus Do?, during their morning feeding program at Roseville's Saugstad Park on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.


Related Topix: Roseville, CA

Mass. Animals: Racer Turned Therapy Dog; Rabid Skunk; Walk for the...

When Ann Marie Rakovic and her greyhound, Ozzie, visit the Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center once a week, it's usually during "Bingo time."


Related Topix: Hopkinton, MA, West-Roxbury, MA, Methuen, MA

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Pizarro: San Jose chefs go all out for Martha's Kitchen

A trio of San Jose chefs put their culinary skills to the test for a good cause Wednesday, competing in the second annual Silicon Valley Celebrity Chef contest.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, US Military, US Marine Corps, Canada,

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Holder's Justice Dept Uses Bank Settlements to Fund Democrat Nonprofits

Once again, our Chicago-style Attorney General has proven that corruption is the basic foundation upon which the modern Democrat Party is built.


Related Topix: Eric Holder, US News, Opinion


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