NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — Government statistics have revealed a problem of epidemic proportion among our returning Military: a suicide rate of 22 Veterans a day. The cause of the problem is often Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or Traumatic Brain Injury, according to the non-profit Drop 22 Challenge organization.
News from New York based non-profit organizations and charities.
PATTERSON, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — JMT Consulting Group, a premier provider of technology and services to the nonprofit sector, announces the availability of ACCELERATE grants towards the purchase of Abila MIP Fund Accounting software. JMT Consulting will also offer matching grant awards. These grants will award the equivalent of 50 percent of the purchase […]
ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ — N.Y. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an on-going statewide holiday giving drive to benefit families hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. The Office of General Services (OGS) has set up drop-off locations across the state for businesses and individuals to bring the toys which will be distributed to children […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — The Houdini Museum, a 501(c)3 nonprofit museum in Scranton, PA, had a secret project to restore Houdini’s grave site bust for over 20 years. It reached full intensity in the past year. The original statuary bust was installed after Houdini’s death in 1926. It was […]
PORT CHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 4, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — GiveBack Foundation (www.giveback.org) saw its mission – helping people give more to the causes important to them – fulfilled to a “T” in their recent campaign. During GiveBack.org‘s “100 Days of Giving,” members donated to 754 charities, representing the gamut of philanthropy, from neighborhood nonprofits […]
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 17, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Children Awaiting Parents is proud to announce the unveiling of a new web page “Adoption Mentors,” which is part of the organization’s focus on providing resources and support to adoptive parents, social workers and the adoption community. Located at http://www.childrenawaitingparents.org/AdoptionMentors.asp it gives everyone the ability to […]
BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 19, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — KidSpirit Online (www.kidspiritonline.com), the magazine and social networking site for 11- to 15-year-olds, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist in the 2011 AEP Awards, the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in educational marketing. The Association of Educational […]
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 5, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Fans of legendary musician David Bowie can now own a rare artwork by the iconoclast via 20×200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop’s “Design on a Dime” fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20×200 announced it is releasing a special benefit print by […]
PATTERSON, N.Y., April 13, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — JMT Consulting Group (http://www.jmtconsulting.com/) announced today a special Solution Spotlight track for nonprofit organizations attending JMT’s annual conference INNOVATE 2011. One of the Solution Spotlight sessions will be “Saving Money for Nonprofits Through Hosted Solutions” and will be presented by Stanley Kania, CEO of Software Link, […]
PATTERSON, N.Y., April 5, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Jacqueline M. Tiso, CEO and founder of JMT Consulting Group, has been invited to speak at the 2011 Annual Spring Training Conference for the South Carolina Community Action Partnership and South Carolina Head Start Association. State-wide representatives of Community Action Partnership and Head Start organizations, including […]
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 9, 2011 /New York Netwire/ — Internationally recognized Chef Charlie Trotter will become the first Chef to officially sponsor the BCA, a culinary and hospitality organization that focuses on advancing diversity within the industry. Electrolux Professional will be the chair and title sponsor in celebrating diversity at the BCA’s 18th […]