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Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, presented Keep Irving Beautiful with its 2018 President’s Circle Award recognition at Keep America Beautiful’s recent National Conference, which took place in Baltimore, Maryland. The President’s... - March 22, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The Irving-based All Things Made New mentoring program recently partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) to make and donate four no-sew blankets. A total of 17 youth program members and six adult mentors worked together to make the blankets—providing 23 hours of volunteer service. The blankets... - March 21, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
A panel event and open house where Lehigh Valley residents can learn about transgender people and the issues that are important to them. - March 20, 2019 - Lehigh Valley Transgender Renaissance
AMITY condemns the heinous terrorist attacks on two New Zealand Mosques. They urge the Muslim community to remain calm and resist any provocation which will only serve the interests of the terrorists who wish to cause hate and division within the larger Muslim community. AMITY expresses its deep sympathy and stands in solidarity with the people, government and Muslim community of New Zealand, offering its heartfelt condolences to the families of the innocent who were killed. - March 18, 2019 - AMITY
Activist Shane Claiborne and Blacksmith Mike Martin offer ways to heal the gun violence epidemic in their new book Beating Guns: Hope for People Who Are Weary of Violence. Come hear Claiborne, Martin, and local activists share on Wednesday, March 20th at 6:30 PM at Oak Lawn Methodist Church. - March 18, 2019 - Peace Mennonite Church
The Alliance For Site Neutral Payment Reform, a coalition of healthcare providers, insurers, employers and patient advocacy groups established to address growing access to care issues driven by disparities in payment rates for identical clinical services provided in different healthcare settings –... - March 13, 2019 - Alliance For Site Neutral Payment Reform
Female activist and child sexual assault survivor, Elona Washington, announced the formation of a new coalition, the Coalition for Sexual Violence Organizers. Its mission is to 1) provide networking and support for sexual assault prevention organizations 2) provide resources and support for survivors... - March 13, 2019 - Coalition for Sexual Violence Organizers
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) is sponsoring the “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off,” part of the state’s signature event for the nationwide “Great American Cleanup” program, and a partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation. Irving... - March 13, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Millions of transgender people around the world struggle with gender dysphoria, but nonprofit Point of Pride is here to help. Since being founded in 2016, Point of Pride has awarded over $100,000 in aid to transgender people in 50+ countries worldwide. Now, they are launching a special fundraising campaign called Holding Hope to increase their positive impact on the transgender community. - March 11, 2019 - Ultimatum Inc.
The new study, produced by Siglo Group in partnership with the Texas Land Trust Council, quantifies the value of lands and conservation easements that have been conserved by or with assistance from the Texas land trust community. The study found that the lands put into conservation with the help of Texas land trusts are estimated to provide more than $1 billion in benefits to Texas taxpayers each year. - March 07, 2019 - Texas Land Trust Council
Keep Irving Beautiful received the Sustained Excellence Award in the population category 100,001 – 250,000 at Keep America Beautiful’s recent National Awards Ceremony. The award was presented during Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
Keep Irving Beautiful... - March 07, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the youth group of Christ Church recently teamed together for a neighborhood cleanup project. The 516 Student Ministry youth group, along with adult sponsors, gathered at the church on Feb. 2. The group received safety instructions from KIB staff and cleanup supplies,... - February 28, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Megan Mangiaracino has joined the nonprofit land conservation organization. - February 27, 2019 - North Florida Land Trust
Conservation property identified for land swap enables cleanup of contaminated land in St. Johns River. - February 23, 2019 - North Florida Land Trust
In a letter to Congressional leaders, Alliance detailed how site neutral payment reforms can save U.S. taxpayers billions of dollars while increasing access to care in community-based settings. - February 22, 2019 - Alliance For Site Neutral Payment Reform
The Zonta Club of Washington, D.C. (Club) and The Zonta Club of Washington Foundation (Foundation) are pleased to announce that the 2019-2020 scholarship program is now available. Applicants for these scholarships should be women pursuing undergraduate degrees at accredited District of Columbia colleges... - February 17, 2019 - Zonta Club of Washington, D.C.
In preparation for another year of ministry to the Davidson Correctional Center of Lexington, North Carolina, the Davidson Prison Ministry of Lexington is excited to introduce the ministry officers for 2019. At the January board of directors meeting the board unanimously elected Cathy Robertson to serve... - February 04, 2019 - Davidson Prison Ministry
Religious Leaders of All Faiths - Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Others - to Give Sermons on Food Waste and Hunger the Weekend of September 6-8, 2019. - January 31, 2019 - AmpleHarvest.org
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a survivor of the infamous Warsaw Ghetto, Dr. Alex Hershaft, calls for an end to all forms of oppression, including our own killing of animals for food on his website neveragain.global. - January 27, 2019 - Farm Animal Rights Movement
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department welcomed associates from Irving Best Buy Store No. 205 to the Georgia Farrow Recreation Center on Jan. 23. Volunteers participated in a beautification project by adding a fresh coat of paint to the interior of the center. - January 27, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) paid a visit to the Heritage Senior Center during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 21. The group spoke with the members and staff about KIB programs, clean public spaces, and methods to take care of the environment. KIB staff distributed blue recycling bags that are used... - January 26, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Arbor Day in Mississippi is Friday, February 8, 2019. The following week is Tree Planting Week, designated by Governor Phil Bryant's Arbor Day/ Tree Planting Week Proclamation. As a public resource, the Mississippi Forestry Commission reached out to their natural resource partners to compile a statewide... - January 26, 2019 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region invites nonprofits serving Dutchess & Orange counties in the areas of health, education, financial stability and veterans’ service to apply for grants from its Community Fund. Applications open on January 28th with final submissions by March 8th.
Grant... - January 26, 2019 - United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region
A coalition of groups (NGO’s, community groups, scientists, lawyers and indigenous peoples) unveiled today their Declaration on the Rights of the Southern Resident Orcas (http://legalrightsforthesalishsea.org/petition), urging all levels of government to recognize the inherent rights of the Southern Residents. This recognition has renewed urgency with a new calf born to the Southern Residents who have not produced a surviving offspring in three years. - January 25, 2019 - Earth Law Center
New Zealand-based company, Lone Kauri Road Ltd. recently announced the official launch of its first ecommerce site. Lonekauri.com was created to provide outdoor enthusiasts with premium quality products that minimise environmental impact by employing brilliant natural, biodegradable or recycled materials,... - January 25, 2019 - Lone Kauri
In its 6th year at Loyola University Campus, the Music & Imagination Summer Day Camp is a one of a kind experience for children ages 6 to 12 to explore & expand their love of music. Happening July 15-19, campers will enjoy puppet musicals, folk dancing, singing games, and outdoor activities. Reserve your spot today at www.ccmsing.org. - January 23, 2019 - Children's Chorus of Maryland & School of Music
YouCanFreeUs, an international human rights organization fighting modern slavery around the world, is launching "Switch," a short film to bring awareness to the problem of modern slavery. This powerful film will be launched on January 22, 2019. www.youcanfree.us - January 15, 2019 - YouCanFreeUs Foundation
In 2018, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) celebrated its 26th year as the local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful. It was a busy year, filled with activities made possible by the dedication of thousands of volunteers who contributed their time and talents to making Irving a better... - January 11, 2019 - Keep Irving Beautiful
Home Gardeners in Southern Hardiness Zones Can Assist Food Pantries Experiencing a Surge of Need Due to Shutdown - January 10, 2019 - AmpleHarvest.org
2018 saw the expansion of Tennessee United for Human Rights, carrying out the work of the international organization United for Human Rights in the Southeast United States. - January 10, 2019 - United for Human Rights
Today, the Convention for the Rights of the Pacific Ocean, a group of environment and ocean experts from 8 countries who met in Auckland, issued a Statement which recognizes and acknowledges our kinship with the Ocean, and our responsibilities to the Ocean. - January 10, 2019 - Earth Law Center
Wildfire Design & Build has been selected for the 2018 Best of Napa Award in the Contractor category by the Napa Award Program.
"At Wildfire Design & Build, we are honored to be selected for the 2018 Napa Award Program in the category of best contractor," says Jeff Goodrich, CEO of... - January 04, 2019 - Wildfire Design & Build
More than 600 acres of environmentally sensitive land will be preserved in Putnam County. - December 29, 2018 - North Florida Land Trust
Part of an international movement, Tennessee United for Human Rights is raising awareness in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. - December 28, 2018 - United for Human Rights
The Hawaiian Island of Maui, with three growing seasons to expedite research and abundant vacant land and water left from the end of Sugar Production just two years ago, is a particularly fertile location to facilitate the return of Hemp to our society. The Maui Hemp Institute for Research and Sustainability is dedicated to agricultural and product research here, which will benefit the world. - December 22, 2018 - Maui Hemp Institute
Students of Reach Out to Horses, a comprehensive program for horse enthusiasts to learn more about the language of the horse, compile their stories of discovery in a new book. "Escaping Tradition: The Next Generation of Horsemanship" journeys with 10 students of ROTH and founder, Anna Twinney, as they share their life-altering and illuminating experiences. - December 20, 2018 - Reach Out to Horses
As many as 3.9 million veterans in 2018 are suffering from PTSD. Medical marijuana (medically defined as "cannabis") has been found to be effective in alleviating PTSD symptoms. Sarah Stenuf, U.S. Army Veteran and founder of the New York based nonprofit Veteran's Ananda, has partnered with Ultimatum Inc. and sponsor, StrainConnect, to provide veterans with PTSD the help they need and deserve, which includes safe access to cannabis. - December 19, 2018 - Ultimatum Inc.
The Mississippi Forestry Commission’s Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of Russell Bozeman to serve as Mississippi’s 13th State Forester, effective December 15, 2018. - December 16, 2018 - Mississippi Forestry Commission
UC Santa Cruz Technology and Information Management student, Aitanna R. Parker has been selected as the 2018 ACREF / Ethel L. Payne Scholarship Awardee. The award will facilitate her travel to Nairobi, (Kenya) for the 2018 Kenya Diaspora Homecoming Convention (Dec. 19th through 21st). The scholarship honors the legacy of the "First Lady of the Black Press," Ethel L. Payne (1911 - 1991). - December 11, 2018 - The AFRICAN CONNECTIONS Research and Education Fund, Inc.
Marines are bringing equipment to Catalina Island in preparation for an innovative project to repair the main runway at the Island's only airport and train for deployments to islands and other remote destinations to build or repair airfields and other infrastructure. - December 11, 2018 - Catalina Island Conservancy
Outdoor Afro, a national non-profit whose mission is to create and inspire Black leadership in nature, just announced its newest board member, Ashley Williams, Senior Director, Global Marketing KEEN, Inc. (KEEN). KEEN and Williams have been long-standing supporters of Outdoor Afro.
Williams has spent... - December 11, 2018 - Outdoor Afro
On Nov. 15, a seniors group at the Irving Family YMCA partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) during the annual America Recycles Day (ARD).
KIB supplied blue recycling bags, which the seniors filed with recyclable materials and delivered to the YMCA. KIB staff weighed the bags and recorded the amounts. - December 07, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
In response to the increase in gun violence in the US, Ultimatum, Inc. has launched a new initiative which allows Americans to take real action to end mass shootings. People decide whether there should be an increased focus on gun control legislation or improving the mental health care system and take... - November 27, 2018 - Ultimatum Inc.
There will be a celebration of #MiracleCity this Sunday. This volunteer-led effort to provide emergency support to #CampFire evacuees at an abandoned Toys-R-Us building quickly turned into a massive center that served thousands. Organizers will commemorate the great work of the many volunteers at Miracle City these past two weeks. After the event will be the hand-over of this facility to FEMA for expanded use as a regional warehouse and distribution center for long-term disaster recovery. - November 25, 2018 - California Gift of Music/Miracle City
Part of an international movement spanning 192 countries, the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre Nashville is raising awareness of human rights in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. - November 23, 2018 - United for Human Rights
A new water conservation non-profit, which recently received its Bronze Listing with GuideStar, is being launched in Prince Georges County, MD. - November 22, 2018 - Green Habitat
The Tennessee Celebration of International Human Rights Day will take place in Nashville at the First Amendment Center on December 11th, from 5pm – 7pm. The theme for 2018 was chosen to align with the United Nations’ theme and is: “Born Free & Equal? The Timeline of Justice in Nashville.”... - November 22, 2018 - United for Human Rights
Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) offered a full day of community service on Nov. 10, starting with the annual Unite for Troops Veterans Day event, followed by a park cleanup with volunteers from Calvary Church.
KIB attends Unite for Troops each year, bringing its spinning prize wheel to help educate visitors... - November 18, 2018 - Keep Irving Beautiful
The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) announced that McGruff The Crime Dog® won Advertising Week’s “Icon for Good: Social Impact” Award. Advertising Week brings together the world’s greatest advertising moguls including representatives from major brands, advertising... - November 16, 2018 - National Crime Prevention Council
Nevaeh, a 8-year-old Type 1 Diabetic in Sand Lake, Michigan, received a very special delivery of her very own Diabetic Alert Service Dog from SDWR. - November 15, 2018 - Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers