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Move For Hunger and American Van Lines Renew Partnership In Effort To Fight Hunger Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J. -- American Van Lines, located in Pompano Beach, FL, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States. As a partner, American Van Lines will support Move For Hunger's food rescue and hunger relief programs.

To date, Move For Hunger's network of relocation professionals and multi-family properties has collected and delivered more than 22 million pounds of food - providing over 18 million meals - to food banks and pantries across the United States and Canada.

"We are excited to renew our partnership with American Van Lines, as they play an influential role in helping us decrease food insecurity not only in South Florida, but across America," says Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. "With more than 2.8 million Floridians food insecure, American Van Lines has taken action to arrange food drives and help support our mission."

Move For Hunger and American Van Lines have been partners since 2015. In combination with their collections and financial commitments, American Van Lines has helped provide a total of 19,000 meals. American Van Lines prides itself on committing to being part of the solution and not part of the problem and has a strong commitment to environmental conservation to help to protect our environment for future generations. In addition to their partnership with Move For Hunger, they work with various local companies to help eliminate hunger.

"We feel it is important to give back especially now because our community needs us now more than ever during these challenging times," says spokesperson of American Van Lines "We're excited to renew with Move For Hunger and continue our commitment of decreasing food insecurity in our communities."

Through the support of partners like American Van Lines, Move For Hunger can continue to feed and empower more to fight for the families, children, seniors, and vulnerable communities who are most in need of food assistance.

About Move For Hunger

Move For Hunger 501(c)(3) is a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger. We have mobilized the leaders of moving, relocation, and multi-family industries to provide their customers, clients, and residents with the opportunity to donate their food when they move. Members of Move For Hunger also organize community food drives, participate in awareness campaigns, and create employee engagement programs. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.

Related link: https://moveforhunger.org/

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Synergy for Ecological Solutions Brings Innovation of Climate Wellness Through Soil Health

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- National nonprofit Synergy for Ecological Solutions officially launches on the first day of Spring, March 20th. SYNERGY is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to serving our environment through a one-of-a-kind program of climate wellness through soil health and other ecological synergies.

"While other carbon programs involve credits, taxes, government programs, and protocols that are not always beneficial or possible for a land manager, at SYNERGY, we started with the science and worked backwards to create a program called YOU360," says Jeff Holder of Synergy for Ecological Solutions. "We let Nature clean the air and we do it by letting individuals and businesses be the solution."

The YOU360 program brings together those who are motivated to help the environment with those who manage open land of any kind, such as ranches, farms, parks, and golf courses.

Donors called Change Agents donate monthly to SYNERGY, who in turn, provides grants to land managers called Land Stewards to change equipment or practices that will result in increased soil health. Better soil increases photosynthesis, which releases more oxygen into the air and sequesters greater carbon into the roots and soil. The You360 program is a natural, organic method for cleaning the air.

President Biden's climate-focused administration has identified carbon capture in soils as critical to air quality health. The You360 program can take advantage of any open land to create carbon sinks for trapping the carbon out of the air.

The US Department of Agriculture has quantified the vast carbon storage potential of healthy soil. A recent study by USDA scientists estimates that Wyoming's rangelands alone have the capacity to store carbon from over 11 million tons of carbon dioxide annually. Combined with acreage across the West and Midwest, the potential to create climate wellness is immense.

"Using our open lands, we can work on carbon neutrality today, not years from now. If we focus on science, it will lead to interaction between soil health and climate wellness," says John Robitaille of Carbon Asset Network.

SYNERGY works with Carbon Asset Network, which is a network of land stewards throughout the nation.

For more information visit:
http://SynergyForEcologicalSolutions.org
http://CarbonAssetNetwork.com

Media Relations:
Jeff Holder
Jeff.Holder@SynergyForEcologicalSolutions.org
818.470.0285

Citations

Wyoming State of State: https://pawyo.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Governor-of-top-coal-mining-state-sets-carbon-negative-goal-_-National-_-eastoregonian.com_.pdf

Biden commitment to ag solutions: https://agfundernews.com/carbon-bank-bidens-climate-plan-includes-aimed-at-farmers-who-adopt-regen-practices.html

USDA study: www.nrcs.usda.gov, Carbon Sequestration by Rangelands: Management Effects and Potential Wyoming Carbon Dioxide Emissions: https://www.eia.gov/environment/emissions/state/

Related link: https://www.synergyforecologicalsolutions.org/

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Kids Read Now is mailing books to students’ homes – Beating learning loss in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Kentucky, including Carroll County Schools, Montgomery County Schools, Berea Independent, and Elizabethtown Independent Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. The number of students in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

Most students will experience reading skill loss over a typical summer break from school. Creating home libraries is key to preventing a steep learning slide due to summer break and recent extended school closures. "Students who participate in the KRN in-home reading program see gains up to 2.5 months of learning over the summer instead of succumbing to the summer slide," said Leib Lurie, CEO of Kids Read Now.

"Kids Read Now is a great program to help children receive free books. Many of these children in our school population have few or no books within the household," said Keisha J., Classroom Teacher, Carroll County Schools.

"It [KRN summer reading program] promotes reading!" said Stacie S., Library Media Specialist, Elizabethtown Independent Schools.

The Kids Read Now K-3 summer reading program mails eight new books to students and includes exciting multicultural, fiction, and nonfiction titles loved by children. Mailing books builds ongoing enthusiasm but does not require in-home technology. Each book includes guided discussion questions to help improve reading skills and increase family engagement. The ninth book of beautifully illustrated creative writing prompts concludes the program so children can write their own stories. Best of all, kids keep their new books!

Kids Read Now is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the singular mission to eliminate learning loss for all K-3 students.

To learn more about Kids Read Now, please visit https://kidsreadnow.org/.

*VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/513510815

Related link: https://kidsreadnow.org/

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C Diff Foundation Releases ‘C diff and You’ App for Patients, Families, and Caregivers

TAMPA, Fla. -- C Diff Foundation, the leading Global Patient and Healthcare Organization Educating and Advocating for C. difficile (Clostridioides difficile, C. diff., CDAD, CDI) today announced that the organization has developed a free mobile application designed specifically for patients and families who have been impacted by a Clostridioides difficile infection.

The free app, "C diff and You," is available on the Apple Store and Google Play, and was designed by the C Diff Foundation as an interactive educational tool allowing users to access easy-to-understand information about C. diff. infection prevention, treatments, clinical trials, support, nutrition, diagnostics, and environmental safety.

Clostridioides difficile infection, also called C. diff., CDI, C. difficile, or CDAD, is a life-threatening infection.

"I am really pleased to see this further addition to the C Diff Foundation's catalogue of achievements. This is an ideal way to communicate information far and wide," stated Professor Mark Wilcox, MD, FRCPath.

"There are patients, families, and caregivers isolated, and experiencing social-economic changes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the Global efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus the ramifications being witnessed range from loss of wages to difficulties meeting housing, utilities, nutrition, and healthcare expenses down to basic cable and internet connections. The one common denominator remaining accessible is the Mobile (also called Cell) phone. Developing the mobile application, 'C diff and You,' places the C. diff. community in the palm of their hands continuing to support the patients, families, and caregivers who desperately need to know that they are not alone no matter where they are," says Nancy C. Caralla, Founding President, and Executive Director of the C Diff Foundation.

Through the deployment of this app, the C Diff Foundation continues with its commitment to evolve resources to unite patients, families, and healthcare providers in the fight against C. diff. infections. The app focuses on quality resources directly relevant to patients and their care providers, aiming to lower the anxiety and fear associated with a CDI and provide easy access to reliable information to all users. "C diff and You" will also provide users with direct access to patient-centered care information, educational episodes of the "C. diff. Spores and More" archived radio episodes, and the C. diff. Global Tele-Support Network with a one tap key to "Sign Up Today" for Caregiver, Nutrition, and Physician support sessions. The telephone access key connects the app user directly to the C Diff Foundation office and the Foundation's Triage Nurses.

"Patients with a C. difficile infection are in desperate need for education on the risk factors for the infection, how to stop infection spread, the chances of recurrence, and treatment options for recurrent C. difficile. The 'C diff and You' app is an outstanding and user-friendly platform for patients to get accurate information on C. difficile infection and has resources that patients can use," says Sahil Khanna, M.B.B.S., M.S.

About Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI)

Clostridioides (formerly Clostridium) difficile, also known as C. difficile, C. diff., is one of the most common cause and leading healthcare-associated infection in U.S. hospitals (Lessa, et al, 2015, New England Journal of Medicine). Recent estimates suggest C. difficile approaches 500,000 infections annually in the United States and is associated with approximately 20,000 deaths. (Guh, 2020, New England Journal of Medicine). Based on internal estimates including a recurrence rate of approximately 20%, we believe the annual incidence in the U.S. approaches 600,000.

About the C Diff Foundation

C Diff Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the leading patient and healthcare organization educating and advocating for C. difficile (Clostridioides difficile, C. diff., CDI, CDAD) prevention, treatments, clinical trials, diagnostics, support, and environmental safety worldwide. Their Mission continues to move forward and grow through research conducted by government, industry, and academia strengthening the advocacy on behalf of patients, families, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and researchers worldwide.

For more information: https://cdifffoundation.org/

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C Diff Foundation™ is a trademark of The C Diff Foundation, established 2012 in the U.S.

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Kids Read Now is building students’ home libraries – Pushing back against the Covid slide in New York

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Kids Read Now (KRN) has partnered with school districts across New York, including New York City Public Schools and Corning-Painted Post School District, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. The number of students in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

Most students will experience reading skill loss over a typical summer break from school. Creating home libraries is key to preventing a steep learning slide due to summer break and recent extended school closures.

"Kids choose what books they want to receive weekly over the summer. Eradicating the summer slide and gaining up to 2.5 months of learning over the summer has never been so fun and easy for parents and their children," said Leib Lurie, CEO of Kids Read Now.

"It [KRN summer reading program] created a culture of excitement over books during Covid-19 when kiddos and adults needed something to look forward to," said John Paul P., Classroom Teacher, Corning-Painted Post School District.

The Kids Read Now K-3 summer reading program mails eight new books to students and includes exciting multicultural, fiction, and nonfiction titles loved by children. Mailing books builds ongoing enthusiasm but does not require in-home technology. Each book includes guided discussion questions to help improve reading skills and increase family engagement. The ninth book of beautifully illustrated creative writing prompts concludes the program so children can write their own stories. Best of all, kids keep their new books!

Kids Read Now is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the singular mission to eliminate learning loss for all K-3 students.

To learn more about Kids Read Now, please visit https://kidsreadnow.org/.

*VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/513510815

Related link: https://kidsreadnow.org/

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Millions of American Women Are Actively Engaging With The Life-Affirming Social Media Account ‘Giving Everyday’

GREAT NECK, N.Y. -- The Instagram and Facebook accounts of the Giving Everyday Charitable Trust (www.GivingEveryday.org), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization promoting American unity and societal healing via simple (but profound) acts of kindness, are achieving immense audience engagement rates, far surpassing industry standards. The average audience demographic of 82% women on Instagram make the account a natural fit for women-oriented brands in the fashion, beauty, healthcare industries, just to name a few.

While the Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/GivingEveryDay.org) engagement rate of 42% decimates the average influencer rate of 2% or 3%, the Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/givingeveryday/) statistics are staggering, with an engagement rate of 239% (measured from 2/11-2/18/21) also compared with an industry standard of 2% to 3%. These figures, coupled with video views in excess of 2.2 million, and "Reels" views of over 10 million (between 2/1-2/18/21) make the case for marketer involvement with the accounts a very persuasive one.

The Giving Everyday Charitable Trust has excited fans across the USA, and beyond, with their social media posts. The organization will soon be recruiting Americans for the hopefully viral "Giving Army" project where "troops" will accept the commitment to perform one act of kindness per day. Future projects include the Annual Kindness Awards and a YouTube channel.

The Giving Everyday social media posts focus on genuine, and often very moving, acts of kindness that Americans perform for loved ones and complete strangers. Video posts naturally elicit the highest rate of interaction and response. Recently, the organization's Instagram account conducted its first "Kindness Challenge Giveaway" where followers from across the USA (and Europe) shared an act of kindness they performed over the three days of the contest.

Companies that sponsor these accounts will derive the dual benefits of exceptional advertising reach as well as the community goodwill derived for sponsoring such a positivity-based organization.

Interested marketers are invited to reach out to Lauren Horowitz at GivingEveryday247@gmail.com.

MULTIMEDIA:

VIDEO (YouTube): https://youtu.be/7HZVDe7IRyc

LOGO link for media: https://www.Send2Press.com/300dpi/21-0310s2p-giv-evry-logo-300dpi.jpg

Related link: https://www.givingeveryday.org/

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Kids Read Now partners with North Dakota schools – In-home reading program delivers books to students

NEW TOWN, N.D. -- Kids Read Now is excited to partner with New Town Public Schools to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. New Town Public Schools is the first school district in North Dakota to partner with Kids Read Now to eliminate learning loss and close the opportunity gap for their students. The number of students coast-to-coast in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

Most students will experience reading skill loss over a typical summer break from school. Creating home libraries is key to preventing a steep learning slide due to summer break and recent extended school closures.

"Parents strongly recommend the comprehensive in-home reading program that engages families, is proven to eradicate the typical summer slide, and helps kids to gain up to 2.5 months of learning," said Leib Lurie, CEO of Kids Read Now.

The Kids Read Now K-3 summer reading program mails eight new books to students and includes exciting multicultural, fiction, and nonfiction titles loved by children. Mailing books builds ongoing enthusiasm but does not require in-home technology. Each book includes guided discussion questions to help improve reading skills and increase family engagement. The ninth book of beautifully illustrated creative writing prompts concludes the program so children can write their own stories. Best of all, kids keep their new books!

Kids Read Now is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the singular mission to eliminate learning loss for all K-3 students.

To learn more about Kids Read Now, please visit https://kidsreadnow.org/.

*VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/513510815

Related link: https://kidsreadnow.org/

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A GoFundMe Page Is Now Live to Help China Rescue Dogs with Transporting Rescue Dogs

VASS, N.C. -- China Rescue Dogs is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse and neglect in China, and finds them forever homes here in the United States.

China Rescue Dogs has two hundred forty (240) dogs that will be arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport from China over the next few months. These pups will then live the rest of their lives with their forever families, surrounded by love and affection. The first two groups of dogs are scheduled to arrive at JFK on March 18 and 20. 2021.

Once these rescue dogs arrive in the New York, they need to be transported to their forever homes across the country. Currently, China Rescue Dogs rents multiple cargo vans for this purpose. This is an enormous expense - since that money could go towards saving more dogs.

So, Sam Scaman, a small business owner and China Rescue Dogs volunteer, started a GoFundMe page to help the organization purchase a bus. According to Scaman, "Everyone in the organization is a volunteer. All the donated money goes to rescuing dogs. Crowd sourcing additional donations for a bus, only makes sense."

"Our mission is to save as many dogs as we can," said Jill Stewart, President and Founder of China Rescue Dogs. "The price of a reliable used bus is the equivalent to us saving 30 dogs. If people can help, we encourage them to go to the GoFundMe page."

LEARN MORE: https://www.gofundme.com/f/please-help-them-deliver-rescue-dogs

The organization is interested in a used 2012 Ford F650 bus being sold by Midwest Transit Equipment in Kankakee, Illinois. It is a 41-passenger bus, but the seats would be removed to build custom shelving bins for the safe placement of the dogs in their crates.

China Recue Dogs is an organization founded by Jill Stewart, an ardent advocate of animal rights worldwide, and especially in China. Their global mission is to rescue and rehabilitate dogs from China and provide them with loving forever homes in North America. There are over a dozen other U.S. dog rescue organizations that are working with China Rescue Dogs on these rescues.

"Funding is crucial," admits Stewart. "We never say no to any dog - mixed breeds, banned breeds, disabled dogs and seniors. We try to rescue them all. Unfortunately, we cannot do that without the public's continued support."

About China Rescue Dogs

China Rescue Dogs is a 501(c)(3) rescue with the purpose of rescuing and rehabilitating dogs from the meat trade, abuse and neglect in China and providing them with loving homes in the U.S. and Canada. To learn more about their work, visit https://chinarescuedogs.org/.

VIDEO (YouTube): https://youtu.be/2xJQuQvkjXk

Recent articles about China Rescue Dogs on People.com:

https://people.com/pets/200-dogs-saved-dog-meat-trade-flying-to-new-york/

https://people.com/pets/60-dogs-rescued-china-dog-meat-trade-need-donations/

https://people.com/pets/china-rescue-dogs-saves-dogs-china-dog-meat-trade/

IMAGE LINKS FOR MEDIA:

Picture 1: https://www.Send2Press.com/300dpi/21-0309-crdogs-beauty-300dpi.jpg

Caption: This beautiful dog will be the United States soon, where he can meet his forever family and live the rest of his life surrounded by love.

Picture 2: https://www.Send2Press.com/300dpi/21-0309-crdogs-van-300dpi.jpg

Caption: This is the bus China Rescue Dogs is looking to purchase. 2012 FORD STARTRANS COMMERCIAL CUTAWAY DRW. Capacity is 41 Passengers DIESEL fueled with HYD Brakes and a CUMMINS Engine.

Related link: https://chinarescuedogs.org/

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Kids Read Now continues literacy partnership with schools, eliminating the summer slide for Michigan students

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across Michigan, including Brighton Area Schools, Grand Haven Public Schools, Forest Hills Public Schools, and Coopersville Area Public Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer. The number of students in the Kids Read Now program continues to grow with almost 400,000 books being mailed to students in 2020 alone!

Most students will experience reading skill loss over a typical summer break from school. Creating home libraries is key to preventing a steep learning slide due to summer break and recent extended school closures. "Kids are excited to receive books at home by mail, and not only eliminate the summer slide, but gain up to 2.5 months of learning during the summer," said Leib Lurie, CEO of Kids Read Now.

"Students and parents loved getting books to read over the summer. Students picked the books they wanted to read and that was a powerful tool for motivating young readers! Great program," said Molly B., Classroom Teacher, Eaton Rapids Public Schools.

"Families loved the engagement and excitement students felt over the summer months when a new book arrived. Educators loved the fact that we were getting books in our students' hands over the summer months helping to decrease summer slide," said Monica T., Elementary Principal, Holly Area Schools/

The Kids Read Now K-3 summer reading program mails eight new books to students and includes exciting multicultural, fiction, and nonfiction titles loved by children. Mailing books builds ongoing enthusiasm but does not require in-home technology. Each book includes guided discussion questions to help improve reading skills and increase family engagement. The ninth book of beautifully illustrated creative writing prompts concludes the program so children can write their own stories. Best of all, kids keep their new books!

Kids Read Now is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the singular mission to eliminate learning loss for all K-3 students.

To learn more about Kids Read Now, please visit https://kidsreadnow.org/.

*VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/513510815

Related link: https://kidsreadnow.org/

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Move For Hunger And Global Mobility Solutions Announce Collaborative Effort To Fight Hunger Nationwide

RED BANK, N.J. -- Global Mobility Solutions, a leader in corporate relocation services based out of Phoenix, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today a partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States. As a partner, Global Mobility Solutions will support Move For Hunger's food rescue and hunger relief programs.

To date, Move For Hunger's network of relocation professionals and multi-family properties has collected and delivered more than 21 million pounds of food - providing over 18 million meals - to food banks and pantries across the United States and Canada.

"As the pandemic continues, we are constantly seeing more Americans unsure of where they will find their next meal," explains Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. "We are excited to renew our partnership with Global Mobility Solutions, as their core values and mission align with ours to eliminate hunger across America."

Move For Hunger and Global Mobility Solutions have been partners since 2014, and GMS has helped provide 6,700 meals. Global Mobility Solutions prides itself on committing to being part of the solution and not part of the problem and has a strong commitment to environmental conservation to help to protect our environment for future generations. In addition to their partnership with Move For Hunger, they work with various local companies to help eliminate hunger.

"Global Mobility Solutions is pleased to renew our partnership with Move for Hunger. We know how important this issue is for so many people who are facing food insecurity daily. Partnering with Move for Hunger allows us to help families in need," says Director of Transportation Services, Ann Knapp. "Especially in these times during the COVID-19 pandemic with so many people searching for employment, GMS is proud to take part in this helpful solution. Our network of partners are glad to work with us, our customers and Move For Hunger to take food that otherwise might be discarded in the relocation process and help it reach those who truly need it."

Through the support of partners like Global Mobility Solutions, Move For Hunger can continue to feed and empower more to fight for the families, children, seniors, and vulnerable communities who are most in need of food assistance.

About Move For Hunger

Move For Hunger is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger. We have mobilized the leaders of moving, relocation, and multi-family industries to provide their customers, clients, and residents with the opportunity to donate their food when they move. Members of Move For Hunger also organize community food drives, participate in awareness campaigns, and create employee engagement programs. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit https://moveforhunger.org/.

About Global Mobility Solutions

Founded in 1987, Global Mobility Solutions is a global corporate relocation services company that specializes in workforce mobility. The company's corporate services include global assignment management, domestic relocation management and a range of pre-decision solutions. Global Mobility Solutions is a winner of the 2014 HRO Today Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Related link: https://moveforhunger.org/

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