Tag Archives: Charity

Travel Experts Advisors Save Kenyan Orphans Through the AmericaShare Program

Multiyear, One-to-One Program Changes Lives of Those Sponsored and the Travel Advisors who Contribute  RALEIGH, NC- December 17, 2013 – Beyond being one of the top Virtuoso travel companies, Travel Experts is one of the top AmericaShare sponsors. The program, run by Micato Safaris, matches needy children living in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum with sponsors committed […]

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Making Community Work Work for You

There are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the U.S., and you need their help!  Aligning your company with a nonprofit organization not only benefits the nonprofit group, but it also brings many benefits to your business.   Here’s how:  Demonstrate your commitment. The more you get involved with charitable causes in your community the […]

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Go one better than buying American, Buy Neighborhood!

Eat Drink and Buy Local 365 Could your town use a few extra million circulating amongst the residents and businesses?  Some of that hard earned money that you use to buy groceries or office supplies or a nice dinner out could make your community more vibrant and your local economy more profitable.  The classic Andersonville […]

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barker & meowsky Holds Book Signing for Seth Casteel December 19: Proceeds for Event Go to Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control

Chicago, IL – December 12, 2012 –Chicago’s barker & meowsky is hosting New York Times bestselling author and photographer Seth Casteel at  Chicago Art Source for a book signing and presentation on December 19, 2012 from 6 – 9 p.m.  A portion of proceeds for the event are going to Friends of Chicago Animal Care […]

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K Squared Publishes First ebook: “What the Mzungu Saw”: Donates Net Book Proceeds to Vision for Kenya Fund

CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — “What the Mzungu Saw: Business and Life Lessons from Africa” details K Squared Communications President Kate Koziol’s work in Kenyateaching young entrepreneurs.  The book will be launched on Tuesday at the ROTARY/One Cosmopolitan Club’s Vision for Kenya  fundraiser event at the Underground Wunderbar in Chicago.  Net proceeds from the ebook sales, available exclusively on Amazon, will […]

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Young 16-Year-Old Entrepreneur Trying to Make a Difference

This is a great story that shows you can be just about any age and still be trying to make a difference, while still being an entrepreneur.  In this case, a young man (only 16-years-old) created a search engine that donates money to worthy causes every time people use the engine to do searches.  It’s […]

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Personal Reasons Guide Seaward Travels Toward Working with Local Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®: “Cruise2Cure” Will Donate All Proceeds To Breast Cancer Research

Orlando, FL – November 28, 2011 – For Michael Schad, President of Seaward Travels, the choice to work with a local affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and to help fund the research that will find a cure for breast cancer, was very personal.  His aunt, Sharon Layne, was diagnosed with the disease […]

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Seaward Travels Teams Up With National Breast Health Organization to “Cruise2Cure”: Bahamian Vacation Set for October 2012

Orlando, FL – October 18, 2011 – October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and organizations around the country are raising money to fight the illness that affects the lives of one in eight women in the United States.  Recent statistics show that nearly 40,000 women die from breast cancer each year.  One travel company, […]

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Heartland International Brings Peace Through Entrepreneurship in Kenya: Historic Meet Up Between Two Groups Involved in 2008 Post-Election Violence

Nyahururu, Keyna – June 22, 2011 – On June 17 and 18, 2011 a historic meeting occurred in the city of Kisumu, Nyanza Province, Kenya, Africa, between 43 young entrepreneurs belonging to the Kikuyu and Luo tribes, two groups that, back in 2008, were involved in inter-ethnic violence when political unrest enveloped the country. Now, […]

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F.A.S.T.Ride Motorcycle Event in Chicago’s Western Suburbs to Fight Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:150-mile Charity Ride Set for Sunday, August 21

CHICAGO – June 14, 2011 – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) costs the state of Illinois nearly $400 million every year. The total cost of dealing with FASD disorders across the country comes to more than $6 billion. The frustrating thing about the disorder is that out of all the potential birth disorders, it is […]

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