St. Louis, MN, December 11, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — On December 9, 2015 and after overwhelming enthusiasm and support from a rigorous application and vetting process, the Metropolitan Council approved funding for PLACE’s St. Louis Park Community. The Council approved 2 million dollars in funding from its Livable Communities Account for a Transit-Oriented Development (LCA-TOD) grant after the proposed project demonstrated a breakthrough approach to meeting housing and economic development needs in the Twin Cities. The funds will be used to help secure site acquisition at the former McGarvey Coffee property, pioneer alternative energy sources, and integrate stormwater improvement with infrastructure like green roofs and an urban forest.
Released on: November 25, 2014, 8:04 am (EST)
Author: Hays PureWater
Industry: Non Profit, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Environment
WASHINGTON, IA, November 25, 2014 — /EPR NETWORK/ — 783 million people live each day without clean water and 3.4 million die annually from a lack of pure water. To combat these staggering statistics, Washington-based nonprofit, Hays PureWater, launched a crowd-funding campaign. The money raised will fund 30 Khlor Glen technology units to purify water for 150,000 individuals. The organization hopes to raise $10,000 by December 1st.
Released on: August 25, 2014, 5:40 am (EDT)
Author: Wells Bring Hope
Industry: Non Profit
Philanthropist Stanley Black opens the gates to his legendary Holmby Hills estate to help Wells Bring Hope raise money to drill wells and bring safe water to the people of Niger, West Africa.
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 2014 — /EPR NETWORK/ — Gil Garcetti, and founder Barbara Goldberg, announced today that Wells Bring Hope’s annual fundraiser will be held on September 21, 2014, 3-6 p.m., at the home of philanthropist Stanley Black.
It will include live and silent auctions, live music, delicious food, wine and an exotic iced tea bar. The cost is $150.00 per person, fully tax deductible. 100% of all donations will be used to drill safe water wells in Niger. Founded in 2008, “ Wells Bring Hope” has raised close to $2 million and drilled 281 wells.
Released on: March 04, 2014, 10:07 am (EST)
London’s largest pancake race to take place on Bankside in March.
LONDON, March 04, 2014 — /EPR NETWORK/ — The capital’s largest Pancake Day race is set to return this Shrove Tuesday as Bankside once again hosts its annual Pancake Flipping Charity Relay Race on behalf of Paintings in Hospitals. Last year almost 20 businesses turn out to complete against each other and Bankside’s finest will once again show their pancake-tossing skills in Borough Market’s Jubilee Market on 4 th Match between midday and 2pm in a bid to be crowned the best pancake tosser in London. Visitors to London hoping to watch the race should look for details on LondonTown.com, London’s most reliable website for tourists, where they will also find information about cheap London hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes.
Released on: February 06, 2014, 1:53 pm
Author: CA4Health- Ruben F. Diaz
Industry: Non Profit
Campaign from CA4Health and aired by the California Broadcasters Association focuses on state’s rural areas, hoping to inspire healthy changes in communities across the state
California, US, February 06, 2014 — /EPR NETWORK/ — How can Californians live healthier when their communities make it difficult to make healthier choices in their daily lives? According to a new radio campaign from CA4Health and aired by the California Broadcasters Association, the solution is to work together at the local level to make changes that will make it easier for people to make healthier choices when it comes to their diet, physical activity, where they live, and how they manage their health.
Released on: November 12, 2013, 9:58 am
Author: Cyndi Krupp
Industry: Non Profit
November 12, 2013, 9:58 am — /EPR NETWORK/ — Even with insurance, Steve Barnes’ medical bills now total in the 100,000s of dollars and growing. He is currently institutionalized because insurance will not cover life saving medication if he was home.