Category Archives: Non Profit

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Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses

SURREY, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Money raised for Samaritans by Leeds Building Society, will be used to enhance the charity’s technology to help its volunteers move faster between phone, email and chat responses. Between 2016 and 2017, contacts to Samaritans by … Read the full press release

WACKER Brazil volunteers support the “JUNTOS SOMOS +” program to instill hope in local children and young people

São Paulo, Brazil, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WACKER Brazil volunteers support the “JUNTOS SOMOS +” (“together, we can do more”) program with its diverse projects to instill hope in local children and young people. The 25 WACKER volunteers focus on the … Read the full press release

Wellcome supports rapid response to the new Ebola outbreak in Congo with initial fund of up to £2 million

LONDON, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wellcome is making an initial fund of up to £2 million available to support a rapid response to the new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The pledge comes after the DRC … Read the full press release

Silver is Gold: The first European Silver Economy Awards have announced its winners

May 3, 2018 ¦ Health Innovation Centre of Southern Denmark, Fraunhofer Institute Portugal and ProjectRay have been honoured as winners of the first edition of the European Silver Economy Awards. BRUSSELS, Belgium, 11-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On Thursday May 3, the … Read the full press release

New group launched to help unite and empower survivors of human trafficking and slavery around the world

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new group has been launched to help unite and empower survivors of human trafficking and slavery around the world. The Survivor Alliance launches online today (23 April), and is led by Minh Dang, a … Read the full press release

Amey spent £930,000 with social enterprises in 2017

OXFORD, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A year on from joining the Buy Social Corporate Challenge, Amey is announcing that it has spent almost £1m with social enterprises in 2017, as new partnerships are formed with Belu, Wild Hearts and Recycling … Read the full press release

Animal rescue hero loses his heroic battle with cancer

MANAMA, Bahrain, 21-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a statement from his children they said: “It is with great sorrow that we announce that our father, Tony Waters AKA “The Dogfather” died today, 20th of April 2018, after a long battle … Read the full press release

International Day of Riding Announced

Ride Sunday will see motorcyclists unite and ride while raising funds for charity AMSTERDAM, 09-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A GLOBAL MOVEMENT. The date for Ride Sunday 2018, the international day of riding for a cause, has been confirmed for Sunday … Read the full press release

April 10th, Conference in the European Parliament, Brussels, themed: A FUTURE FOR DEMOCRACY IN SYRIA

Highlevel conference 9:30 – 12:45 (EP, Room PHS1A002) and press-conference 13:30 – 14:00 (EP, press room) AMERSFOORT, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — WIth this high level conference, we would like to present to Europe and European decision makers, politicians and media … Read the full press release

Solidaridad adopts an inclusive approach across all interventions to support female farmers in West Africa

Utrecht, Netherlands, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Most female farmers don’t grow cash crops. Instead, they focus on food crops to meet the needs of their families. The reason many women are not able to expand their farming activities is due … Read the full press release

Chris and Sarah Field made the largest contribution to Cambridge Sport from private philanthropy

CAMBRIDGE, 07-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The gift marks a defining moment in the mission of the University to improve sports facilities and recognise the many wide-ranging benefits sport gives to all who take part. The ambitious plans recognise that the … Read the full press release

Eni and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to foster access to safe and clean water in Nigeria

This is the first initiative promoted in the FAO – Eni collaboration. Within this project, FAO will provide support in identifying the areas of intervention for the wells as well as technical expertise and know-how in the targeted areas, whereas … Read the full press release

World Life Experience is headed to Ljubljana

The lucky participants will be in Ljubljana, Slovenia showing a worldwide audience the wonders of the City, while enjoying hands on involvement with the ZAVOD POVOD Institution, from March 01st to March 11th, 2018. LISBON, Portugal , 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Loughborough University awarded record 23 Scholarships to academically gifted students in need of support

Leicestershire, UK, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A record number of scholarships have been awarded this academic year (2017/18) to students that face challenging personal and financial circumstances in order that they can study at Loughborough. Alumni and friends have generously … Read the full press release

Humanitarian emergencies: UK International Development Secretary Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt MP on her first official visit to Kenya

Penny Mordaunt hails the incredible power of technology to deliver aid in new ways on her first official visit to Kenya. LONDON, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Penny Mordaunt has hailed the “incredible power of technology to deliver aid in new ways” on … Read the full press release

Helaba spendet an Hilfsorganisationen in Nordrhein-Westfalen: Jugendhilfe Euskirchen, TrauBe Köln e.V, Bodo e.V. Dortmund

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 19-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mit einer Spende in Höhe von insgesamt 120.000 Euro unterstützt der Helaba-Konzern karitative Organisationen in seinen Kernregionen Hessen, Thüringen und Nordrhein-Westfalen. Die Empfänger der Helaba-Spende in Nordrhein-Westfalen sind die „Jugendhilfe Euskirchen“, der Verein „TrauBe … Read the full press release

CASE Construction Equipment and disaster relief organization Team Rubicon deployed to numerous disaster response and community service projects across North America

Follow the real life heroes from veteran-led disaster relief organization Team Rubicon as they work to assist those stricken by the effects of Hurricane Harvey in the U.S. state of Texas. Supporting their efforts, not just in this instance, but … Read the full press release

Volvo Group donates three Renault trucks, foodstuffs and other essential supplies to support French association “Les Restos du Cœur”

Renault Trucks in France, part of the Volvo Group, and its employees are committed to the French association “Les Restos du Cœur”. The initiative is part of the annual charity gift of the Volvo Group. This year, the Group has … Read the full press release

Nearly 300 runners to attend the first ever Colney Lane parkrun at the University of East Anglia

NORWICH, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nearly 300 runners from across the county and beyond braved the icy temperatures on Saturday morning to attend the first ever Colney Lane parkrun at the University of East Anglia playing fields. Despite the chill, there … Read the full press release

Sampo donates in support of cancer research in Finland

HELSINKI, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sampo plc’s annual Christmas donation will be given this year to the Cancer Foundation, which supports cancer research in Finland. The donated amount is EUR 10,000. The Cancer Foundation supports basic and clinical cancer research. The … Read the full press release

200 healthcare decision-makers gather to address the looming challenges of cost, access and sustainability in the coming wave of high-value medicines

LONDON, 01-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 5-6, 2017, 200 high-level experts from government, academia, biopharmaceutical developers and patient organisations convene in London (UK) to address the mounting challenge of accessibility and patient access to high-value, high-cost medical therapies. The … Read the full press release

No Time To Waste! Conference Takes a Practical Approach to Tackling Waste Crime

BRUSSELS, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — DOTCOM Waste and BlockWaste have joined forces for today’s conference, “No Time To Waste! Synergies and Strategies to Tackle Waste Crime.” This interactive event will showcase the key results of the two projects on illegal … Read the full press release

SAP: U.S. nonprofit GENYOUth the beneficiary of the inaugural Klaus Tschira Human Resources Innovation Award $10,000 prize

WALLDORF, 13-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Shakti Jauhar, PepsiCo senior vice president of Global HR Operations and Shared Services, has selected GENYOUth, a leading U.S. nonprofit organization focused on elevating youth leadership to advance wellness in … Read the full press release

Stagecoach Group supports the Royal British Legion’s 2017 Poppy Appeal

 Decorative poppies fitted to Stagecoach buses  Poppies to be displayed on all megabus.com vehicles across the UK  PERTH, Scotland, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Stagecoach Group’s bus and rail companies are helping to support the Royal British Legion’s 2017 Poppy Appeal. During … Read the full press release

MAX IV Laboratory receives 100 million SEK from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

STOCKHOLM, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAX IV Laboratory has received 100 million SEK from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation for the investment in a new beamline, ForMAX, designed to serve both academia and industry. ForMAX is part of Treesearch, a national … Read the full press release

Foundation Scotland: The Tannach & District Wind Farm Charitable Trust Fund seeks new Panel Members

EDINBURGH, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Tannach & District Wind Farm Charitable Trust Fund is seeking up to six new Panel Members. Residents living in the Tannach & District Community Council area are being invited to put themselves forward to serve … Read the full press release

Foundation Scotland achieves Quality Accreditation Award from UK Community Foundations (UKCF)

EDINBURGH, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Foundation Scotland has achieved the latest Quality Accreditation Award from UK Community Foundations (UKCF), the national body that represents the interests of Community Foundations across the UK.The accreditation is valid for three years from October 2017. … Read the full press release

Die Bertelsmann Stiftung: Der Ausbau der Ganztagsschulen kommt überall in Deutschland voran

Gütersloh, Germany, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Der Ganztagsschulausbau kommt weiter voran. Aber noch längst haben nicht alle Kinder in Deutschland die Chance auf einen Platz in einer guten Ganztagsschule. Die Bertelsmann Stiftung hat berechnet, was ein flächendeckender und qualitativer Ausbau kostet. … Read the full press release

Fourteen public libraries across England, Scotland and Wales awarded £200,000

LONDON, 16-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Fourteen public libraries across England, Scotland and Wales have been awarded £200,000 to help their communities explore health and wellbeing. Greer Roberts, from Wellcome’s Public Engagement team, explains why we’re co-funding the projects. What is Engaging … Read the full press release

Winners of Global Education Innovation Award

Global Education Network Europe announces the winners of the Global Education Innovation Award 2017 Dublin, Ireland, 29-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release