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USA Bobsled & Skeleton partners with Veterans’ Education Challenge to raise funds to supplement GI Bill

  LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Jan. 7, 2016)– USA Bobsled & Skeleton announced today a partnership with the Veterans’ Education Challenge (VEC) to help raise awareness for the organization. The VEC is dedicated to sending United States Military veterans to college by providing them with needed scholarships that the GI Bill does not cover. The VEC […]

Creative Coalition urges victims of sexual assault and harassment to #KeepTellingPeople

Creative Coalition urges victims of sexual assault and harassment to #KeepTellingPeople Erin Jensen, USATodayPublished 6:30 a.m. ET Dec. 19, 2017 | Updated 11:59 a.m. ET Dec. 19, 2017 Original article published at: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2017/12/19/creative-coalition-urges-victims-sexual-assault-and-harassment-keeptellingpeople/952127001/   The Creative Coalition launched a PSA campaign to encourage people who have experienced sexual harassment and assault to keep talking and fight […]

The Creative Coalition Launches #KeepTellingPeople™ Campaign

The Creative Coalition Launches #KeepTellingPeople™ Campaign Partners with Birds Nest Foundation and Storio CreativeTo Stand Up Against Sexual Harassment  Original article published at http://thecreativecoalition.org/2017/11/16/the-creative-coalition-launches-keeptellingpeople-campaign/ November 15, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) – Today, The Creative Coalition announces the launch of #KeepTellingPeople™, a PSA campaign created to empower all people to help eradicate the sexual harassment and assault epidemic. […]

Veterans Education Challenge in the News

 PIX11 NEWS AND VETERANS’ EDUCATION CHALLENGE PARTNER TO RAISE AWARENESS USA Bobsled & Skeleton partners with Veterans’ Education Challenge to raise funds to supplement GI Bill     http://www.fox5dc.com/news/local-news/52792350-story     UMD Right Nowhttp://umdrightnow.umd.edu/news/umd-receives-1-million-pledge-support-veteran-scholarships mischlerfinancial.comhttp://mischlerfinancial.com/2015/11/16/hedge-fund-titan-leads-crowdfund-campaign-for-veterans-education-challenge/  The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/veterans-scholarship_564295fce4b060377346e35b   Fox 5 NYC:http://www.fox5ny.com/good-day/47032859-story   KCEN TV: http://www.kcentv.com/story/30483044/veterans-education-challenge-launched-to-help-returning-veterans-accomplish-their-higher-education-goals   PR Newswire: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/veterans-education-challenge-launched-to-help-returning-veterans-accomplish-their-higher-education-goals-300175943.html   The Chronicle of Philanthropy: https://philanthropy.com/article/Donors-Keep-Giving-to-Veterans/234157 http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-business-can-honor-veterans-service-1447199568  

FAQ Veterans Statements

What is the Veterans Education Challenge? The Veterans Education Challenge is dedicated to providing need-based scholarships to United States Military veterans that the GI Bill does not cover.  This program includes a matching component, whereby every dollar raised by the general public will be matched up to $1 million.  Who is matching the money raised […]

2012 R Baby Hero: Avis Richards

R Baby Board Member for 5 years  When thinking of this year’s R Baby Hero Award, during our 5th birthday, there was no question of who it would go to since this person has worked tirelessly by our side for the past five years. Avis Richards, CEO of Birds Nest Foundation, has been a vital […]

An Indoor Garden for Small Urban Spaces

By Donnetta CampbellView original Article For many of us in cities, the ability to have a substantial garden and grow real organic vegetables is a joy that we don’t have the opportunity to experience. Whether it is a lack of light or space, or the inability to find a product that looks good in your […]

Birds Nest Foundation Wins Bronze Stevie Award for Food Bank of New York City Public Service Announcement

For Immediate Release Media Contact Caitlin Davis cdavis@muchandhousepr.com   Birds Nest Foundation Wins Bronze Stevie Award for Food Bank of New York City Public Service Announcement   New York, NY – November 13, 2013 – Avis Richards’ 501(c)(3) non-profit, Birds Nest Foundation, took home the Bronze Stevie Award for producing ‘The Color of Hunger’ Food Bank for New York City […]


5 Carmine Street, New York, NY 10014West VillageOwner: Reuben BenJehudaFood: Gelato pops, yogurt pops and sorbet popswww.pop-bar.com@popbar The Edible Word has profiled bakeries, juiceries, Italian food, and popcorn, but for this entry we decided to try something completely different. What better addition to the Edible Word family than a profile on gourmet gelato and sorbet […]

Ellary’s Greens

Owner: Leith HillLocation: West Village33 Carmine Street New York, NY 10014www.ellarysgreens.com@ellarysgreensPaige Agrella, Jaime Cantor, Nick Brovender, Stephen Zaro, Lenaya Stewart It’s hard to believe, but there are some restaurants in the world that have it all. Owned and operated by Leith Hill, Ellary’s Greens in West Village has style and a wide selection of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free […]