Category Archives: Non Profit

Non Profit Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

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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

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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

Fashion retailer George Davies donates £5.15 million to University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals

Support from fashion retail legend George Davies – the University’s largest-ever philanthropic gift from an individual – will support research and new vascular limb salvage clinic Media opportunity, Tuesday 26 September at 9.30am, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP University of … Read the full press release

Kenyan orphans will get taste of life at University of Dundee

DUNDEE, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — 22 Kenyan orphans will get a taste of life at University and take to the stage this week as they continue their singing tour of the United Kingdom at the University of Dundee. The ‘Singing Children … Read the full press release

EURid donates to the Uganda Borehole Rehabilitation project

Diegem, Belgium, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To offset its CO2 emissions generated in 2016, EURid donated to the Uganda Borehole Rehabilitation project. The most basic requirement to sustain life is water. For many rural communities across Sub-Saharan Africa the struggle to find safe … Read the full press release

ABP’s teams at Ayr and Troon donate to RNLI and the Fisherman’s Mission

LONDON, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABP’s teams at Ayr and Troon have donated funds to RNLI and the Fisherman’s Mission raised by a successful open day at the Port of Troon. A raffle combined with the efforts of ABP colleagues have … Read the full press release

Loughborough Students’ Union Action received the highest possible award given to volunteer groups in the UK

LEICESTERSHIRE, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough Students’ Union (LSU) Action has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2017, the highest possible award given to volunteer groups in the UK. This week, the award was presented at a ceremony held at … Read the full press release

University of Bristol: Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

A charity for disabled children, which has closely been associated with the University of Bristol for many years, has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. BRISTOL, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Heswall Disabled Children’s Holiday Fund has been one of … Read the full press release

Glasgow-based charity Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins Local Heroes online competition

Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins a free DIY makeover Competition received more than 1,600 votes from the public Makeover to mark launch of new online tradesman service ‘Local Heroes’ in Glasgow WINDSOR, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Glasgow-based Quarriers Mavisbank Respite … Read the full press release

Solidaridad hosted producer-to-producer event in Nicaragua to support sugarcane producers achieve Bonsucro certification

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As an integral part of the PanAmericaña programme, a regional platform for learning and exchange, Solidaridad hosted a three-day producer-to-producer event in Nicaragua together with the support of SER San Antonio mill. The event … Read the full press release

Launch of the Global Education Innovation Award

DUBLIN, Ireland, 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global Education Network Europe is launching the Global Education Innovation Award on 1 May, 2017 GENE – Global Education Network Europe – wishes to recognise the importance of innovation in Global Education through its Global … Read the full press release

National Grid Raises Money for Charity With Wacky Hat Day

Wacky hat day raises money for brain tumour charity Fun loving team brimming with ideas Day capped off with tea served by team leaders WARWICK, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — It’s hats off to a team of fun loving employees from … Read the full press release

Adventurers complete expedition of a lifetime to raise fund for cancer charity

NORWICH, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Two young adventurers have just completed the expedition of a lifetime, walking from the UK to Nepal to raise £11,000 for the Annie’s Challenge charity. Henry Dunham, a University of East Anglia (UEA) graduate from Framlingham, … Read the full press release

Charity report calls on government and industry leaders to support low-income communities to prevent suicide

SURREY, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As Samaritans releases a report ahead of Wednesday’s Budget linking inequality with a higher risk of suicide, the charity is calling on the government, businesses, industry and sector leaders to be aware of the risks of … Read the full press release

Hemophilia Awareness Month: Save One Life is dedicated to helping children with hemophilia worldwide

March is Hemophilia Awareness Month and April 17 is International Hemophilia Day LUXEMBOURG, 06-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hemophilia is a devastating inherited blood disorder that can still cause severe pain, crippling and even death, when untreated. Hemophilia patients in developed … Read the full press release

Switzerland to help populations facing starvation, especially in South Sudan

BERN, 24-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Switzerland has pledged to take direct action to help populations facing starvation, especially in South Sudan. The decision follows a call issued by the United Nations Secretary-General on 22 February 2017. Swiss Humanitarian Aid, a … Read the full press release

LINKS Foundation

An institution aimed at fostering the growth of the local ecosystem enhancing the skills of the Area TORINO, Italy, 15-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LINKS Foundation is a non-profit Institution operating at a national and international level carrying out applied research … Read the full press release

Mosque and education center in Leeds investigated for trustees’ mismanagement of charity funds

LONDON, 07-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Charity Commission (‘the Commission’) investigated Al-Hassan Education Centre (1078159), a mosque and education centre based in Leeds after it repeatedly failed to file its accounts – see endnote 1. The Commission concluded that the trustees … Read the full press release

Wellcome commits $100m to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation

LONDON, 20-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wellcome is committing $100m to a new partnership to create vaccines for epidemic diseases. CEPI – the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation – launches on Thursday 19 January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. … Read the full press release

Report: commitment to Ebola vaccine development must continue

LONDON, 20-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A panel of international experts has called for continued commitment to Ebola vaccine development to fully prepare for the next outbreak. The Ebola vaccine developed during the West African epidemic is the first to be shown … Read the full press release