US-Mexico Foundation: A Binational Initiative for DREAMers
After committing more than $1.8 million in 4Q14 grants, Western Union Foundation donates $150,000 to support a cross-border exchange program that will impact 10,000 students. Continue reading US-Mexico Exchange Program: Classes Without Borders and Teach for America
Growth Hack Your Fundraising
Kindful, a tech firm provider of fundraising and nonprofit management software, offers some good advice on their blog for selecting a CRM platform.
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 2012 –(PR.com)– AIDS Research Alliance (ARA) today announced that actor/activist LeVar Burton has joined its Board of Directors. As one of seven members of the Board, Burton will play a key role in shaping AIDS Research Alliance’s program and fundraising.
“AIDS Research Alliance is honored to welcome Emmy Award-winning LeVar Burton to its Board of Directors,” said Carolyn Carlburg, CEO of ARA. “Since LeVar became our national spokesperson just over a year ago, his energy, knowledge and commitment have furthered the mission of this organization and cause. We are thrilled that his involvement will now grow.”
AIDS Research Alliance helped to make HIV/AIDS treatable, but 8,000 people still die of AIDS every day, while millions more with HIV may lose a third of their life spans. As an independent research organization, AIDS Research Alliance has moved the science forward, contributing to the approval of half of today’s HIV/AIDS treatments. Now, AIDS Research Alliance is dedicated to finding a cure, and is conducting research on its drug candidate, prostratin. Continue reading Emmy Award Winner LeVar Burton Joins AIDS Research Alliance’s Board of Directors
Homeless to Harvard Student Speaks at Stanbridge College Commencement
Homeless to Harvard student Dawn Loggins inspired graduates and guests at the Stanbridge College 2012 Commencement Exercises with her story of overcoming homelessness with her acceptance into Harvard University. Continue reading One in Four Homeless Students Graduate High School- This One’s Going to Harvard
In the wake of Typhoon Bolaven, which struck Peoples Republic of Korea on August 28, 2012, Typhoon Sanba seeks to undermine disaster relief efforts in the region.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response. The DREF is a vital part of the International Federation’s disaster response system and increases the ability of National Societies to respond to disasters.
Read more about Typhoon Bolaven relief efforts in this IFRC report.