News from Massachusetts Non-profit Organizations and Charities
Beyond Benign Receives Grant from MilliporeSigma to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities
WILMINGTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.
Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates Enactment Of $1M In Security Funding For Massachusetts Religious, Community Institutions
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito this week (1.6.20) joined legislators, religious leaders and advocates for a ceremonial signing of key sections of the recently-enacted supplemental budget that will triple the funding available this year to help Massachusetts houses of worship and other nonprofit groups enhance their security against hate crimes and terrorist attacks.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Lupus Research Alliance has awarded its 2019 Lupus Insight Prize to Ignacio Sanz, MD, for discovering that certain little-understood immune system cells are a major source of the harmful proteins that promote lupus symptoms. His work could spark new treatments for the disease and help doctors determine which patients could benefit from current drugs.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Join the Boston Bruins at the liveliest lupus walk Boston has ever seen! The lupus community will gather for the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Boston "Walk with Us to Cure Lupus" 9 a.m., Saturday, June 1, 2019 in DCR's Baxter Park at Assembly Row in Somerville, Mass.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Please join in a historical first! The nonprofit, Mira Alto Foundation will be celebrating this amazing 'Eating Disorders and Body Positive Awareness Week.' This marks the first time an LGBTQ+ focused organization has shed light on the epidemic of eating disorders within their community.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- ECHO Connection, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the world, hosting collaborative platforms, and providing hope for those in need of cannabinoid-based therapies, announced today that it has appointed Andrea Barnes as its new CEO and President. Barnes will be speaking about the charity's work in guiding families seeking the therapeutic effects of cannabinoids by connecting them with resources that can help at the 4th Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) in Boston.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) caused almost half a million infections among patients in the United States in a single year. A worldwide panel of experts, hosted by the C Diff Foundation, will gather at the 3rd Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo in Boston on November 9, to discuss vital information for healthcare professionals.
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Worcester Animal Rescue League is thrilled to announce that they are a recipient of a 2015 grant from...
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Cape Wildlife Center, one of New England’s largest and most diverse wildlife rehabilitation facilities, has been selected as the...
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- For many animal shelters, the spring means more than just flowers and showers—it also means kitten season. While more...
Home Instead Senior Care of Greater Worcester County and MetroWest Facebook Fundraiser raises $1,177 for Worcester Animal Rescue League
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Worcester Animal Rescue League today announced that a February fundraiser brought needed support to their efforts in rescuing...
Unraveling the Mystery of the Cape's Stranded Sea Turtles at Cape Wildlife Center 'Wildlife on Tap' Lecture Series
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sea turtles were stranded on the Cape in record numbers this winter – more than 1,200 in about a...
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Kick off those snow boots, slip into your dancing shoes and join us for a spectacular evening in the...
Cape Wildlife Center and Fund for Animals announce 'Seals: Beauty and the Beast' Focus of Feb. 25 Wildlife on Tap Lecture
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Sharon Young, Marine Issues Field Director for the Humane Society of the United States and a former marine mammal...
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- As part of Cape Wildlife Center’s Wildlife on Tap lecture series, Dr. Michael Moore, director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Marine Mammal Center and a recognized international expert on whales, will discuss "How We All Kill Whales," Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 6-8 p.m.
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- "Everyone deserves to spend the holidays with their family and friends—our furry friends are no exception," says Worcester Animal Rescue League (WARL). WARL is having a special promotion this weekend to encourage adoptions. From Friday, December 12 through Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, adoption fees on adult cats and dogs will be lowered. And on Saturday, December 13, from 12 to 3 p.m., WARL will be hosting a special book signing by Sheri Bready Photography.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Room to Grow, a nonprofit organization in Boston, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Mabel Louise Riley Foundation to continue its important work providing “social work support and material resources to families raising babies in poverty during the critical first three years of life.”
BARNSTABLE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Fund for Animals Cape Wildlife Center and The Humane Society of the United States this week announced that they have co-presented Mass. State Rep. Brian Mannal (D Barnstable) and State Senator Daniel Wolf (D Harwich) with 2014 Humane Legislator Awards.
Southwick’s Zoo Event to benefit EARTH Limited, and their mission to educate the public about animal conservation
MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Earth Bash is non-profit EARTH Limited’s biggest event of 2014. Guests can spend a special evening at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Mass. and enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment. All of the proceeds will go towards EARTH Limited, and their mission to educate the public about animal conservation and support environmental programs.
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The dog days of summer bring more than just sultry heat to animal shelters. As the temperatures rise, so does the need for supplies to keep sheltered dogs happy and healthy during the summer months. With the growing number of homeless dogs and puppies, these supplies are vital for improving these dogs’ quality of life. Each July, the Worcester Animal Rescue League hosts the Bow Wow Luau, a “supply raiser” to restock their pantry with items their sheltered dogs need.
MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Fans of Southwick’s Zoo know how much fun it is to spend a day observing and learning about exotic animals. But most don’t get to experience the special serenity that comes over the zoo after hours, or view the animals that are more active after dinnertime. On Friday, June 20, 2014, Southwick’s Zoo invites patrons to embark on an evening adventure from 6 to 9 p.m.
LOWELL, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The Coalition for a Better Acre in Lowell today announced the hiring of Yun-Ju Choi as the organization's new Executive Director. Coalition for a Better Acre is a nonprofit membership-based community development corporation dedicated to resident empowerment and sustainable community revitalization for current and future residents of Lowell and the Merrimack Valley.
MENDON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Southwick’s Zoo recently opened for the season, and has been bustling with visitors ever since. Do you prefer to visit the zoo when it is less crowded? On Saturday, May 17th, members of EARTH Limited, an environmentally-conscious non-profit located inside Southwick’s Zoo, will have the opportunity to visit the zoo at no cost from 6 to 8 p.m.
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- For many animal shelters, the spring means more than just flowers and showers -- it means "kitten season." While more kittens are born in the spring, the number of homeless kittens is also on the rise, says Worcester Animal Rescue League. It can be a trying time for shelters, since so many new animals to care for means a drain on resources.
WORCESTER, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- On Friday, March 28, 2014, from 7 to 10 p.m., Worcester Animal Rescue League is hosting their second annual Wagtime Fundraiser. This is an opportunity for the public to get involved in helping improve the lives of animals in a new way.
Jean Yang, Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority Executive Director, to Speak at Massachusetts NEEBC Luncheon
WALTHAM, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The New England Employee Benefits Council (NEEBC) will hold a Benefits Club Luncheon “Massachusetts Health Connector: Looking Back/Looking Forward”...
WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is Launching a Ten-Month Leadership Program to Develop Women in Their STEM Careers
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Out of its commitment to help women, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is launching a ten-month leadership program to develop women in their STEM careers as leaders so that they consistently make a difference in the organizations they serve and in the world.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- WEST: Advancing Women in the Business of Science and Technology, continues its mission to bring visibility to woman leaders by nominating Kip Hollister as Entrepreneur of the Year in Service and Kip was awarded the honor. WEST demonstrated its key success factor of Visibility by nominating two advisory board members: Kip Hollister, CEO Hollister, a leading staffing firm, and Barbara Lynch, James Beard Award Winning Chef and serial restaurateur; to the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted a Career Mentoring event for 80 Girl Scouts that ranged from grades 4 to 12. WEST taps into its community of women scientist, engineers and technologist as career mentors to hold events for young girls as well as early and mid career women.
EAST SANDWICH, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Governor Deval Patrick today joined state and local leaders on Cape Cod to celebrate a $32 million federal...
VHL Family Alliance Announces the First Guide for Kids Dealing with Hereditary Cancer Syndromes: The VHL Handbook Kids' Edition
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The VHL Family Alliance (VHLFA) announced today that the very first "VHL Handbook Kids' Edition" (ISBN: 978-1-929539-02-4) is now...
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- A neoburlesque sci-fi play in Providence, a Crabfest in Maryland, a music festival on Boston Common -- all to...
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- This year VHL Family Alliance will be hosting its first annual special event in honor of International VHL Day,...
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is coordinating the observance of Rare Disease Day in the United States...