Student Overcomes the Odds to Receive $1.8 Million In Scholarships, Including Full Scholarships to 6 Top Colleges

MARIETTA, Ga. — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity today announced that on Sunday, May 28, 2017 the Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia will host its 10th Annual High School Graduation Celebration Worship Service. The blessings will be flowing for several students who have been offered full college scholarships. However, for Paulding County High School’s Kimberly Hadaway, the blessings are overflowing with full scholarships to 6 of the country’s top colleges

Open Letter from City Leaders Calls for Prevailing Wages in State Housing Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In an open letter that ran as a full page ad in today’s Sacramento Bee, elected leaders from six of California’s eight largest cities called on California Governor Jerry Brown and the State Legislature to include prevailing wage standards in state housing reforms. The ad was paid for by Smart Cities Prevail (SCP).

Bake Sale to Raise C. diff. Awareness Starts in Florida Before Volunteers Roll-out Worldwide

TAMPA, Fla. — C Diff Foundation announces its “Bake Sale for C.diff. Awareness,” a month-long campaign beginning May 2017 in Florida and continuing in N.J., N.C., and across the USA to India, and Italy featuring education and advocacy on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified as a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile.

Family Promise of Morris County Recognized with Chamber of Commerce Non-For-Profit Excellence Award

MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. — On April 20, Family Promise of Morris County was recognized with an Innovative Program Award at the Morris County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Not-for-Profit Conference held at the Wyndham Hamilton Park in Florham Park.

Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc., Purchases the Daleo Entrance to Mammoth Cave

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Southeastern Cave Conservancy, Inc. (SCCi) announced today the purchase of the Daleo Entrance to the Roppel section of Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system in the world. The land surrounding the entrance, now named the Elroy and Marilyn Daleo Cave Preserve, is one mile east of Mammoth Cave National Park and protects 88 acres of classic karst on the Mammoth Cave Plateau.

California Safe Schools Honors 2017 Earth Day Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In honor of Earth Day 2017, California Safe Schools celebrates all of the heroes who strive every day to protect our environment. This year, CSS is honoring the following 2017 Earth Day Heroes with awards and commendations for their exceptional efforts to protect human health and Mother Earth.

San Francisco City Hall will be Lit Up Red to recognize World Hemophilia Day

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California (HFNC) will participate in World Federation of Hemophilia’s (WFH) “Lighting It Up Red!” campaign in recognition of World Hemophilia Day, on April 17, at 7:30 p.m. on the steps of San Francisco City Hall.

Thirty-Four U.S. State Proclamations Raise Awareness of Mysterious Childhood Deaths

CEDAR GROVE, N.J. — The emotional trauma associated with losing a child is overwhelming. But when that loss is combined with a total lack of explanation, grief can become far more complicated, says the SUDC Foundation. Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) is the sudden unexplained death of a child over the age of one which remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation is conducted.

HLP to Offer Automated Asset Verification through Partnership with AccountCheck by FormFree

BALTIMORE, Md. — HLP (Hope LoanPort) today announced it will integrate FormFree’s AccountChek(TM) automated asset verification service into its communication platform, making it easier for consumers and HUD-certified, nonprofit housing counselors to apply for loan modifications and other options to avoid foreclosure.

Ferret Owners Hopeful as California Fish and Game Commission Consider Issuing Permits for Ferrets

LA MESA, Calif. — Legalize Ferrets, a California organization that continues to advocate for ferret legalization in the state, has a watchful eye on The California Fish and Game Commission this month. Why? The commission is set to consider issuing permits for ferrets during its April 26, 2017 meeting in Van Nuys, Calif.