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International Volunteer Day 2022: Scientology Assist Team Brings Help to Pakistan in Its Time of Need
KARACHI, Pakistan /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In a country as prone to cataclysm and disaster as Pakistan, some might say there is not much you can count on except bad news. But Perwaiz Hasan and the Scientology Assist Team are the exception to that rule.
China Rescue Dogs charity announces 31 dogs arrive at LAX, saved from a China-based dog-meat breeding farm
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- hina Rescue Dogs, a 501(c)(3) organization, committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse, and neglect in China, has rescued into the U.S. the first large shipments of dogs from China following the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dog ban.
Pakistan Flood Victims in Need of Care Get Support From Scientology Volunteer Assist Teams
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In response to unprecedented flooding in Pakistan, described by the UN as a climate catastrophe, Scientology volunteers continue providing urgently needed supplies and health care in their outreach to affected communities.
Pacific Engineering Inc. has joined forces with United Help Ukraine to Aid Sick and Wounded Ukrainian Civilians
WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Pacific Engineering Inc. (PEI) has joined forces with United Help Ukraine (UHU), Gaithersburg, MD to take a small, but critical step to provide much-needed care to Kharkiv's sick and wounded. PEI is honored to make a contribution to UHU by donating a truck-mounted Rapid On Demand - Portable Medical Platform (ROD-PMP™) to provide emergency medical assistance in Ukraine.
Voices for Humanity: How a Scientology Volunteer Minister from Nepal Brought Help to His Nation
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Seven years ago this month, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. A Scientology Volunteer Minister led rescue workers, Scouts and volunteers who arrived from across the world on a mission to save lives. Sharma acted as interpreter for Los Topos, the famous Mexican search and rescue team.
Christian priest and Scientology Volunteer Minister worked together to help Uganda communities increase sustainability
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- At an open house at the Church of Scientology Amsterdam earlier this month, held in commemoration of World Civil Defense Day, Volunteer Minister Jan-Maarten Kruijt introduced those attending to the Scientology Volunteer Ministers program. He shared how he and a Christian priest worked together to help Uganda communities overcome challenges and increase sustainability.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Ecuador are working with rescue workers and cleanup crews to help the city recover
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Ecuador are working with rescue workers and cleanup crews to help the city recover. The worst downpour in nearly two decades unleashed a landslide on Quito's La Gasca and La Comuna neighborhoods January 31 to February 1.
2nd anniversary of International Day of Human Fraternity: Scientologists Support Human Fraternity This Week and Throughout the Year
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Scientology Churches are active and committed supporters of interfaith action and the right of all people to practice their own religious beliefs. This week is World Interfaith Harmony Week and the 2nd anniversary of International Day of Human Fraternity.
US Nonprofit, China Rescue Dogs, Leads Fight to Save Dogs from Chinese Meat Trade in the face of CDC Import Ban
VASS, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- China Rescue Dogs, a leading American 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue, has been recognized for its efforts to save dogs from the Chinese meat trade. Over the past year, China Rescue Dogs has been rescuing and rehabilitating dogs from China and providing them with loving homes in the United States and Canada.
Santa Cheers Tornado Survivors: Scientology Volunteer Ministers Share What It Was Like to Help in Mayfield on Christmas Day
MAYFIELD, Ky. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers came from across the country to help a town destroyed by the 10 December tornado celebrate the holiday. Santa, who drove to Mayfield from the Church of Scientology of Nashville, was not prepared for the kind of reactions he got.
Scientology Disaster Response in Kentucky: Help to Victims in Towns Destroyed by Last Week’s Tornadoes
MAYFIELD, Ky. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers headquarters in Los Angeles encourages trained Volunteer Ministers to respond to one of the most devastating U.S. tornado outbreaks on record. Entire towns were all but wiped off the map leaving thousands homeless.
Tornado Displaced Pets: Foster Volunteers Needed in Kentucky by 911FosterPets
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 911fosterpets, a peer-to-peer online pet fostering platform, is seeking volunteers who can foster pets displaced by the recent monster tornado. In the aftermath of natural disasters, as people begin to piece their life back together, they often find their temporary relocation options don't include their beloved pets.
Human Rights Heroes: Celebrate Human Rights Day as The Scientology Network Features Youth for Human Rights Colombia
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In celebration of Human Rights Day 2021, the Church of Scientology International shares the story of brother and sister team Sandra and Felipe Poveda who inspired a culture of human rights in one of the most violent regions on Earth. Their story unfolds on "Voices for Humanity," featured on the Scientology Network.
This year’s UN World Drug Report emphasizes the urgency of reaching youth with the truth about drugs
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Misinformation and ignorance open the door to abuse and addiction according to the United Nations World Drug Report. A drug prevention champion featured on Voices for Humanity on the Scientology Network safeguards youth of the Czech Republic with the Truth About Drugs, an initiative supported by Scientologists and the Church of Scientology International.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers on 9/11 20 Years Ago Inspired an Unshakable Commitment to Serve
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The sheer scope and inhumanity of the World Trade Center attack united Scientologists around the world to do everything in their power to create a better world, beginning that very day with New York Scientologists in their signature bright yellow Volunteer Ministers T-shirts immediately heading downtown.
Overdose Awareness Day: Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help Turn the Tide in 2021
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- With the CDC reporting overdose deaths up 30 percent in 2020, the Church of Scientology International reaches out with vital information anyone may use to take effective action at home and in their communities. Effective drug education is more urgent now than ever. Because the best time to end drug abuse is before it begins.
World Humanitarian Day 2021: Scientology Salutes Those Who Help in Times of Need
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- World Humanitarian Day, August 19, "recognizes the efforts of aid workers who put their lives on the line to help affected people during times of global crisis." With the number and severity of natural disasters escalating and a pandemic that continues to surge, World Humanitarian Day takes on entirely new dimensions. The Church of Scientology International extends thanks to numerous orgs.
Scientology-Sponsored Humanitarian Initiatives Supported by its Distribution Center
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Church of Scientology has long sponsored programs for the betterment of their communities and the world at large. These focus on eradicating social ills: from drug abuse and addiction to rampant violation of human rights and the lack of a moral compass that breeds corruption and crime.
Mexico Scientology Volunteer Ministers Honored for Help at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mexico Scientologists and their families were honored for their service to Catholic church officials and parishioners with a special Mass at the Iglesia Santa Maria de Guadalupe Capuchinas, part of the complex of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.
Scientology Volunteer Ministers Deliver Help and Supplies to an Island in Need
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- For 16 days, a team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Florida, arranged by the Freewinds, the Church of Scientology religious retreat, came to the aid of the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC Deploys to St Maarten to Assist Pandemic Victims
RESTON, Va., April 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A 30-member medical team from Virginia-based AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC is en route to the Caribbean island of St. Maarten to assist coronavirus victims at the urgent request of the Dutch government.
Urgent Need On The Front Lines of The Corona Virus Pandemic: Be A Part of AMI and This Historic Response
RESTON, Va., March 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AMI Expeditionary Healthcare LLC. (formerly Aspen Medical International) is on the front lines of the Coronavirus response providing critical services to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services all over the United States. Around the globe, they are working with international organizations and sovereign governments to combat the virus. AMI is in need of doctors, nurses, technicians, logisticians, case workers and many others to support the COVID-19 emergency response.
Dayna’s iCare Foundation Partners with Amish Builder TinyLux to Send Shippable Homes to Bahamas Hurricane Victims
WEST CHESTER, Pa., Jan. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, it destroyed thousands of lives and over 13,000 homes were lost. The region continues to be in the midst of a humanitarian crisis and thousands from Great Abaco are still displaced and struggling for shelter. Dayna's iCare Foundation, a 501(c)(3), is working to help solve the housing problem with its partner, TinyLux Homes.
Brent Grablachoff of Kicking World donates $500 to Hurricane Dorian Relief in the Bahamas
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kicking World owner Brent Grablachoff contributed $500 to the Hurricane Dorian Relief Fund in the Bahamas, set up by the large crowdsourced funding platform GlobalGiving.
Horror Anthology for Charity Features Stephen King and Neil Gaiman – ‘DARK TIDES: A Charity Anthology’
VIRGINIA BEACH, N.C., Sept. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gestalt Media is honored to announce "Dark Tides: A Charity Horror Anthology" (ISBN: 978-1733735537) featuring 31 of today's leading authors in the genre with 100% of the proceeds donated to the victims of the May 31, 2019 Virginia Beach shooting attack. (VIDEO)
The Everest Foundation Supports Puerto Rico’s 2019 Teaching Hospitals Post-Hurricane Maria
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's been nearly two years since the deadly impact of Hurricane Maria, a Category 5 storm that devastated Puerto Rico, Dominica and the U.S. Virgin Islands. A vital part of the region's infrastructure, medical facilities, were among the hardest hit. The Everest Foundation was one of the only non-profit, private foundations focused on helping Puerto Rico's main University Teaching Hospital get back on its feet.
Attorney Brian O Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has been recognized for his contributions to building new wells for clean drinking water in Haiti. Located in the town of Jacemel on the southern coast of Haiti, the project organized and carried out by Food For The Poor Inc., was part of the charitable organizations's wider effort.
Global Action Network: NGO seeks solutions for UN Goals by Awarding Everyday Heroes – and those who find them
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Global Action Network (GAN), an organization formed by activists, students, and researchers who seek new ways to reach the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, has announced a new program which awards those who develop cutting edge solutions - and honors the finders by naming a prize after them.
Audrey Reefs Begins Partnership with World Vision USA to Empower Girls
SYDNEY, Australia and BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 26, 2019, Australian company Audrey Reefs Pty Ltd joined forces with World Vision USA and pledged to donate excess inventory of feminine sanitary pads to be distributed amongst girls in poverty-stricken areas. This marked the beginning of a strong partnership as Audrey Reefs proudly supports World Vision in its quest to improve the lives of millions of children around the world.
Ace Relocation Systems of Orlando Rescues 68,000 LBS. of Food and Drinks from Ironman Triathlon
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Move For Hunger announced today that Ace Relocation Systems of Orlando rescued 68,000 pounds of leftover food and beverages from the IRONMAN Florida triathlon on November 4. The race, which was originally supposed to be held in Panama City Beach, was relocated to Haines City due to the impact of Hurricane Michael.
Florida Charity, Champions for Humanity Inc., Distributes Ionic Silver to Help Save Kids from Infectious Disease
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jay Newman, founder and executive director of Champions for Humanity, founded this tax exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization to bring a leading-edge embodiment of ionic silver - Opti-Silver - to millions of people who need safe drinking water and are suffering needlessly from infectious disease. He simply wants to do some good in the world.
ScriptDrop and Albertsons Hurricane Relief Efforts To Be Featured on ‘The Success Files’ TV Series
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ScriptDrop, a healthcare technology company providing medication reminders and deliveries while fighting prescription abandonment and abuse, today announced that it will be featured on "The Success Files" hosted by Rob Lowe, airing on PBS in 2018.
ServeNow Charity Helps with Flood Relief in Asia with Medical Volunteer Teams and Blanket Distribution
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the same time as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc in Texas, with Hurricane Irma following in Florida, unprecedented flooding was occurring in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, the nonprofit ServeNow announced today. This has largely been overshadowed by these other events and has received little press coverage.
Capital Automotive Group in N.C. and Carolina Hurricanes to Host Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive
RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Automotive Group teamed up with the Carolina Hurricanes along with Carolinas Collision Centers to host a Hurricane Harvey Relief drive at the PNC Arena beginning today. In addition, Capital Automotive will receive donations to aid in the relief effort.
Attorney Brian O. Sutter Supports New Water System for Needy in Nicaragua
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Personal Injury Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has supported the construction of a new water system for the village of Guingajapa in San Nicolas, Nicaragua. The project entitled Guingajapa water system, was organized and operated by Food For The Poor, one of the largest international relief and development organizations in USA.
Joshuacord Inc. Announces 2016 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run/Walk Displaying Persecuted Ribbon for Support
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joshuacord, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, Christian, nondenominational organization dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to the oppressed and persecuted Christians in the Middle East and Africa, will be hosting its fourth annual 5K Joshua 1:9 Religious Freedom Run at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.
Golden Opportunity Has Special Meaning in New York
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The American Friends of Neve Hanna today announced that 'golden opportunity' took on a special meaning when award-winning chef and co-owner of Philadelphia's Zahav (Gold) restaurant, Michael Solomonov, met the girls and boys of the Neve Hanna Children's Home in Kiryat Gat, Israel.
Mukuria Wins Adelina Award
NAIROBI, KENYA, Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Megan White Mukuria, founder of ZanaAfrica, is the latest recipient of the Adelina Award, a prize awarded for exemplary accomplishment in the areas of humanitarian assistance, environmental improvement, education reform, sustainability, and disaster relief, according to John Toomey, Eula Laki and Lydia Ramos of Friends Beyond Borders and the World Mind Network, co-chairs of the Awards Committee.
Courageous Typhoon Heroes Win Adelina Awards
TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Several individuals and groups who exemplified great valor in the face of unimaginable tragedy during Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) have been honored by receiving the Adelina Award, the most prestigious prize in the Philippines awarded for humanitarian relief efforts, according to Lydia Ramos and Sarah Mendel of the World Mind Network and Friends Beyond Borders, who chair the Awards Committee.
Philippines Employs ‘Lumpia Strategy’ to Counter Chinese Expansion
AYUNGIN ISLAND, Philippines, Nov. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An under-the-radar struggle for disputed island reefs is evolving in the South China Sea, between China and the Philippines, and the tactics employed by each side are named after foods, according to Reina Prince, global strategist for the NGO Friends Beyond Borders.
Students use Social Media to help Victims of Earthquake in Philippines
CEBU CITY, Philippines, Oct. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In efforts spearheaded by the World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders, and Batangas Varsitarian, young people from around the world used Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Skype, Friendster, and SMS tracking sites to help rescuers locate and aid victims of the recent earthquake in the central Philippines. The 7.2 magnitude quake struck the region of Bohol Island and Cebu just after 8 a.m. local time on October 15, 2013.