Saving Lives Still Possible in Horn of Africa: Salesian Missions Urges Donations, Says “We Must Not Be Discouraged”

Saving Lives Still Possible in Horn of Africa: Salesian Missions Urges Donations, Says “We Must Not Be Discouraged” (MissionNewswire.org) Nairobi, Kenya – A famine of massive proportions threatens 12.7 million people in the Horn of Africa who are in urgent need of emergency assistance, according to the U.S. State Department. Aid agencies continue to sound the alarm, warning that  →

Chase Foundation to Unveil New Logo at Annual Golf Tournament

Chase Foundation to Unveil New Logo at Annual Golf Tournament With Shoestring leading the project, the Chase Foundation has completed its rebranding, and the organization’s new logo will be unveiled at its 14th annual golf tournament. Learn more about the Chase Foundation.  →

United Warrior Survivor Foundation Calls for Donations, Prepares to Reach Out to Families of Special Ops Forces Killed in Afghan Chopper Crash

United Warrior Survivor Foundation Calls for Donations, Prepares to Reach Out to Families of Special Ops Forces Killed in Afghan Chopper Crash Never before has the nonprofit needed to respond to so much loss at one time, causing an urgent financial need for donations to the only organization dedicated to specifically serving the wives of fallen Special Operations heroes. The news has  →

SOUTH SUDAN: New Nation Formed, Humbling Realities Remain for Aid Agencies

SOUTH SUDAN: New Nation Formed, Humbling Realities Remain for Aid Agencies (MissionNewswire) In a year that has been the most violent since the beginning of a peace treaty in 2005 – underscored with high levels of corruption and human rights violations – the people of South Sudan had something to celebrate  →

(CBS News) Special Ops widows getting special attention

(CBS News) Special Ops widows getting special attention (Watch the CBS News segment) Since 9/11, more than 300 elite U.S. special operations personnel have been killed in Afghanistan and elsewhere. For their families, finding others who understand their sacrifice and grief can be difficult. CBS News correspondent Elaine  →

Special Ops Missions, Sacrifices Leading Up to Bin Laden Raid Contributed to Success

Special Ops Missions, Sacrifices Leading Up to Bin Laden Raid Contributed to Success Wives of warriors killed since the 9/11 terrorist attacks reflect on bin Laden death and the subsequent spotlight on Special Operations forces. Wendy Allison doesn’t know the details of how her husband was killed and she will likely never know.  →

Fear, Population Grow at Salesian Compound in Ivory Coast Where 30,000 Seek Safety After Horrific Violence

Fear, Population Grow at Salesian Compound in Ivory Coast Where 30,000 Seek Safety After Horrific Violence Duékoué, Ivory Coast (PRWEB) April 26, 2011 New fears grow along with the number of people seeking safe shelter at a Salesian Missions compound in Duékoué. More than 30,000 displaced civilians are now living there after fleeing their homes when  →

Salesian Missions Launches Improved Website to Keep Donors, Public Informed

Salesian Missions Launches Improved Website to Keep Donors, Public Informed Salesian Missions launched an improved website this week, with the purpose of keeping its donors and partners informed about how its programs make a difference to some of the world’s poorest youth in more than 130 countries around the globe.  →

Sandals Foundation Establishes Haiti Relief Fund in Wake of Devastating Earthquake in Port-au-Prince

Sandals Foundation Establishes Haiti Relief Fund in Wake of Devastating Earthquake in Port-au-Prince Montego Bay, Jamaica (Vocus) January 16, 2010 Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International, announced today the establishment of a new Haiti Relief Fund to support disaster relief efforts. A special fundraising effort has launched for the fund,  →

Salesian Missions Launches ProgressInHaiti.org to Inform Public of Progress in Haiti One Year After Earthquake

Salesian Missions Launches ProgressInHaiti.org to Inform Public of Progress in Haiti One Year After Earthquake A year after the earthquake damaged nearly all of its schools and buildings in the Port-au-Prince area, Salesian Missions has launched a news site that focuses on “progress,” while so much media attention is being paid to the opposite. The  →