Category Archives: Non Profit

Non Profit Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Heathrow’s annual Race the Plane charity challenge joined by 400 cyclists to raise money for The Duke of Edinburgh’s charity

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex visits Heathrow as airport celebrates DofE partnership, with cyclists taking part in the third annual Race the Plane challenge The challenge sees over 400 cyclists from the airport race a United flight from … Read the full press release

ABP’s Port of Ayr team donated to the local branch of the Fishermen’s Mission in Troon

LONDON, 18-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s Port of Ayr team has donated funds which will be used to support the local branch of the Fishermen’s Mission in Troon (Formerly known as Royal National Mission for Deep Sea Fishermen – RNMDSF). The … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society joins charity St Mungo’s HomelessWise initiative

SWINDON, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nationwide Building Society is today launching a practical partnership with homelessness charity St Mungo’s aimed at providing a consistent and compassionate response to people rough sleeping on the high street – and is urging other businesses … Read the full press release

BASF supports international disaster relief activities in Sulawesi, Indonesia with €100,000 donation

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF SE has decided to contribute €100,000 to relief efforts in Sulawesi in Indonesia. With funding from BASF, BASF Stiftung, a charitable foundation based in Germany, will support international disaster relief activities as immediate aid to … Read the full press release

New study reveals that hate speech is becoming the ‘new normal’ on social media

SOUTHAMPTON, 20-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As social media has experienced considerable exponential growth-rate over the past decade, sadly the same has occurred with online hate speech. Clear evidence of this picture is the fact that different international organisations, including the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank, Pearl Jam, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Raikes Foundation partner with DonorsChoose.org to combat student homelessness

Frankfurt am Main, 06-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Deutsche Bank, in conjunction with the rock band Pearl Jam, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Raikes Foundation, is partnering with DonorsChoose.org to combat student homelessness. According to a Civic Enterprises and … Read the full press release

The Samaritans Welsh Language support line now open 7 days/ 49 hours a week

SURREY, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Samaritans are promoting the extended opening hours for their Welsh Language Line at this years National Eisteddfod, as they increase the level of support available to Welsh speakers.  The Samaritans Welsh Language support line had previously … Read the full press release

Amey awarded the MOD ‘Gold Award’ for its outstanding support for the armed forces community

OXFORD, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading public services provider Amey has been awarded the MOD ‘Gold Award’ for showing outstanding support for the armed forces community. Amey won for employing veterans, supporting individuals transitioning out of the armed forces into … Read the full press release

Celebrities support Samaritans’ 24-hour fundraising push, The Big Listen

Samaritans launches The Big Listen to keep saving lives 24 hours a day Ewell, United Kingdom, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ruby Wax, David Walliams, Michelle Heaton, Sir Paul McCartney and Hussain Manawer are among the stars supporting Samaritans’ 24-hour fundraising push, The … Read the full press release

Press conference: Illegal sales of Schengen and Medical Visa Scandal involving Maltese PM’s Office

The press conference will take place tomorrow, 26th of June at 11:30am in the European Parliament room – PHS 0A50 BRUSSELS, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — There is evidence that points to the possibility that up to 88.000 Schengen visas and … Read the full press release

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