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The Intrepid Foundation Saves Koalas, Elephants and Galapagos Wildlife

2008-09-04 | Explore the wonders of India, Australia and the Galapagos while protecting wildlife with Intrepid Travel


LOCAL PET DISTRIBUTOR HELPS POLICE DEPARTMENT Zeus and Company Supports Bayport Minnesota K-9 Unit

2008-08-11 | Owner of Zeus and Company, David Levy is asking that people remember his beloved Rottweiler, Zeus by making a donation to the Bayport Police Department. Zeus passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2008 after living with cancer for three years.


Historic Firehouse Memorabilia Ignites July 27 Clarke Auction

2008-07-10 | Clarke Auction Gallery announces its Sunday June 27 Auction, opening at 4:00 pm with more than 120 lots of historic 19th and 20th Century firefighting memorabilia, immediately followed at 6:00 pm with 300 lots of fine antiques, art, sterling, china, carpets and midcentury modern design.


30 SECONDS TO MARS AND HOLLYWOOD FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY UNITE FOR ONE-OF-A-KIND BUILD

2008-06-30 | 30 Seconds To Mars And Hollywood For Habitat For Humanity Unite For One-Of-A-Kind Build. Over $10,000 raised by band auctioning off the chance to build alongside them and a Habitat for Humanity Partner family in Los Angeles area.


Enerceutical Mediated Activation of the Alternative Cellular Energy (ACE) Pathway: A Clinical Trial Open to Qualified Parents of Autistic Children

2008-06-27 | Preliminary studies have shown marked improvements in autistic patients using a procedure that activates the body's capacity to suppress a persisting stealth adapted virus infection; the underlying cause of autism. Parents are being recruited to help evaluate this simple, home based procedure.


Intrepid Travel Announces Launch of Voluntourism Projects

2008-05-25 | Voluntourism trips now offered by Intrepid Travel in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific


G.W. Exotic Animal Park gives birth to first Liger Twins in Oklahoma

2008-05-25 | The G.W. Exotic Animal Park announces its the first to have baby Ligers born in the state of Oklahoma and with healthy twin little girl cubs. These were allowed to breed naturally with no help from humans.


Can A Music Video Change The World?

2008-05-08 | Indie rock band Kindred Souls is sponsoring a photo contest on www.Fotki.com. The winning photos selected from entries worldwide will be used in their "Leap of Faith" music video bringing together people from around the globe and celebrating their personal triumphs.


Top ten travel destinations and volunteer opportunities for global 'voluntourism'

2008-05-04 | Many international volunteers find working in situations of extreme poverty, different cultures and languages to be personally challenging. UCSD Extension offers online courses to help travelers prepare for a productive, safe experience.


Shanti Uganda Jewellery Event at Maa Yoga Studio On Saturday May 10th, 2008

2008-05-01 | Shanti Uganda is a Vancouver, BC, Canada based organization dedicated to helping children, women and communities in Uganda find peace and health.


REUSE NETWORK ASKS HOMEOWNERS & BUILDING PROFESSIONALS TO END DEMOLITION AND "RECYLE THAT HOUSE"

2008-04-22 | The Deconstruction & Buiding Materials ReUse Network, Inc. will launch its programs this week at the 5th annual "Alternative Building & Design Expo" in Santa Monica to motivate California homeowners and building professionals to 'think outside the roll-off.'


LOCAL HOMEOWNERS GET MUCH-NEEDED REPAIRS THROUGH "A BRUSH WITH KINDNESS" PROGRAM

2008-04-09 | Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles is kicking off its second year providing free repairs to local homeowners. Volunteers are needed Tuesday through Saturday to perform exterior repair services for homeowner families struggling to maintain their homes due to age, illness or income.


HUNDREDS OF LOCAL STUDENTS TAKE ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS DURING HABITAT FOR HUMANITY'S ACT! SPEAK! BUILD! WEEK

2008-03-31 | Habitat for Humanity's Act! Speak! Build! Week 2008 empowers young people ages 5 to 25 to make a difference in their communities. Their efforts will be part of a worldwide initiative to educate themselves and their communities about the need for affordable housing and move people to social action.


Generation Y Expert Speaks to the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce on Attracting and Leading the Millennials

2008-03-31 | Leadership Consultant and Generation Y Expert, Bea Fields, recently spoke to the Bellevue, Washington, Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Forum on the topic of Leading at the Speed of Y: Attracting, Developing and Leading the Millennial Leader.


Peace Corp Reunion Photo Exhibition International Peace Corps Show August 20 - August 30, 2008

2008-03-14 | In conjunction with the International Peace Corp reunion in May 2008, The Center For Fine Art Photography will be holding an exhibition curated by Dr. Anthony Bannon from the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York.


RYAN BRAUN DONATES NATIONAL LEAGUE "ROOKIE OF THE YEAR" BONUS TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

2008-02-14 | Major League Baseball's Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers, has donated his National League Rookie of the Year bonus of $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity. Braun pledged the donation following his participation as Honorary House Leader during the 2007 Jimmy Carter Work Project in Los Angeles.


SUCCESSFUL EFFORT BY LOCAL TEENS

2008-01-22 | Eco Texas, a charity started by area teenagers, was successful in removing a large amount of bamboo and other invasive plant species at its workday on January 19th. The effort was designed to help preserve the local environment and was coordinated with park officials.


Franciscan Friars feature online "Spiritual Toolbox" for National Vocations Awareness Week

2008-01-14 | The Franciscan Friars of the Assumption BVM Province introduce the "Spirtual Toolbox", an online vocation resource, for men discerning, at www.franciscan-friars.org.


Citizens Bank Names Champions in Action in Rhode Island and Connecticut: The Institute for Study and Practice for Nonviolence, and the Center for Women and Families

2007-11-08 | Citizens Bank is rewarding two nonprofit agencies with grants, volunteers and PR and promotional support.


Youth Basketball Coaches--Who's Your Mentor?

2007-07-19 | Most volunteer youth basketball coaches don't have the time or opportunity to travel to receive further education. A coaches mentor may be a solution.