Recent Charity press releases & news

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[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 5 December, 2016 -- Everton and Manchester United came together in support of Carly Paoli’s Charity Christmas record for North West based charity ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’, which grants wishes for children with life threatening illnesses. The football world is banging the drum for this wonderful record in aid of charity.

[PRESSWIRE] London, UK – 25 November, 2016 -- Europe has inherited the US shopping spree “Black Friday”, “Cyber Monday”, and the altruistic/balancing pre-Christmas charitable, “Giving Tuesday”.  Today National Philanthropic Trust UK (NPT-UK) advises people to be strategic in their charitable giving and predicts Europe will again follow US trends with record use of Donor Advised Funds (DAFs – charitable savings account) for 2016. Total grants from DAFs to charities reached a record $14.52 billion in the US in 2016*. DAF accounts now outnumber private foundations by three to one and are the fastest growing charitable giving vehicles – bar none.

 [PRESSWIRE] NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2016 -- This holiday season, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF is encouraging shoppers to stand with UNICEF and give every child hope by purchasing gifts that support UNICEF's work to save and improve the lives of children around the world. 

[PRESSWIRE]  LONDON, United Kingdom - 03 November, 2016 -–National Philanthropic Trust UK today announced it had won the Editor's award as one of the UAE’s foremost philanthropy advisers at the WealthBriefing GCC Region Awards 2016, which was held at the prestigious Taj Dubai. 

[PRESSWIRE] ROLLING MEADOWS, Illinois, Oct. 25, 2016  -- Cambium Networks™, a leading global provider of wireless networking solutions, today announced a significant expansion to its work with the non-profit Disaster Tech Lab (DTL) in connecting 18 refugee camps across Greece. Cambium Networks and DTL are providing the necessary network equipment and training to the camps, enabling communications and access to information and services.

NEW YORK - 14 October, 2016 -- SendaGuy Now, a Manhattan-based startup seeking to revolutionize the way independently owned restaurants in New York City request and receive repair and maintenance services, has partnered with the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Coca-Cola taking place at Pier 94 in Manhattan, New York on Friday, October 13th – 16th.

LONDON & BOSTON - 30 September, 2016 -- CANCER RESEARCH UK has today (Friday) announced its first cross-company deal as part of its Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) Combinations Alliance.

[PRESSWIRE]  LONDON, United Kingdom - 27 September, 2016 -– National Philanthropic Trust UK (NPT-UK) announced today it supports the Lord Mayor’s Giving Day (27 September 2016) and the international campaign “GivingTuesday” (29 November 2016). NPT-UK is an independent UK registered charity dedicated to providing philanthropic expertise to donors, financial institutions, foundations and charities through donor advised funds (DAFs; a type of charitable savings account).

[PRESSWIRE] NEW YORK - 18 August, 2016 -- CurePSP, the leading nonprofit advocacy organization focused on prime of life neurodegenerative diseases, has received a matching grant of $80,000 from the Light Of Day Foundation that will help to fund the foundation’s programs in patient and family care, education and awareness, and research.

[PRESSWIRE] NEW YORK - 18 August, 2016 -- TransPerfect, the world’s largest privately held provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced that company Co-CEO Phil Shawe has been named by The V Foundation for Cancer Research as a member of its Presidents Club, an honor given to individuals who generously support the Foundation’s mission of advancing cancer research with significant contributions.