Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

World Rallies to Help Charlie Gard

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/18/2017 7:46:01 AM
Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Two companies offer to cover Charlie's travel expenses to New York City for medical care.It is another sign of the global support Charlie and his parents are receiving in their struggle to save Charlie's life.Rev. Patrick Mahoney, Director of the Christian Defense Coalition states; "These two incredible offers to cover all travel expenses for Charlie Gard are just another example of t Source: Christian Defense Coalition

President and CEO of Americans United for Life Standing with Charlie Gard's Family as They Fight to Win Treatment Options for Their Son

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/18/2017 6:06:01 AM
Available for interview from Washington D.C. Contact: Kristi Hamrick, Americans United for Life, 202-289-1478, press@aul.org WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The case of Charlie Gard has gained international prominence as a baby's life hangs in the balance between parents fighting for treatment and the medical and legal establishment in Britain saying they have no right to make decisions focused on helping their son. Attorney Catherine Glenn Foster, President and CEO Source: Americans United for Life

ICM Welcomes Tim Dammon as V.P. of Ministry Advancement

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/17/2017 10:05:05 AM
Contact: Ryan Holloway, International Cooperating Ministries, 757-848-5878 HAMPTON, Va., July 17, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- International Cooperating Ministries is pleased to announce that Tim Dammon (photo) has joined the organization as Vice President of Ministry Advancement. In this role, Tim will lead and oversee ICM's investor relations, marketing, and fund development efforts. Source: International Cooperating Ministries

Filmmaker of New Suicide Movie Explains Why '13 Reasons Why' Death-Scene is 'A Horrible Mistake'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/14/2017 12:29:00 PM
Contact: Jen Thompson, 800-437-1893, jthompson@livingwaters.com LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The wildly popular Netflix program called "13 Reasons Why" has started a massive controversy. It not only details why the main character took her own life, garnering sympathy, but it shows her committing suicide. She doesn't jump off a bridge, leaving what happened to her to the imagination. Rather, she sits in a bathtub fully clothed, takes a razor blade, and slits her wrist Source: Living Waters

Legislators Seek to Stop Funding Palestinian Terrorism

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/13/2017 9:11:00 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit WASHINGTON, July 13, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Senate Foreign Relations Committee began hearings yesterday on S.474, known as the Taylor Force Act, which will defund the Palestinian Authority (PA) until they cease and denounce their "Pay to Slay" policy, which rewards terrorists and their families for acts against Israel and the United States. Liberty Counsel and Christians in Defense of Israel have been instrumental in e Source: Liberty Counsel

Charlie Gard Prayer Vigil at British Embassy Today

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/13/2017 3:30:00 AM
World Awaits Court DecisionContact: Mark Harrington, Created Equal, 614-419-9000WASHINGTON, July 13, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Baby Charlie Gard's story has captured the attention of the world. Today, as the High Court of England hears new evidence in Charlie's case, pro-life group Created Equal will gather activists in front of the British Embassy in Washington, DC to pray for Charlie, encourage his parents in their heroic struggle, and call for action by British officials. Source: Created Equal

Award-winning Filmmaker Warns that Suicide Rates Will Soon Explode

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/12/2017 12:42:02 PM
Contact: Jen Thompson, 800-437-1893, jthompson@livingwaters.com LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Experts report that suicide in the United States has already reached epidemic proportions, with more than 40,000 taking their lives each year. The rate for teens has tripled since the 1950s, and suicide is now the second leading cause of death among college students. Filmmaker Ray Comfort, whose movies have been seen by millions, expects that trend to only increase. He identifies tw Source: Living Waters

Planned Parenthood Targets Daleiden Defenders

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/12/2017 12:44:00 PM
Contact: Alexandra Snyder, Life Legal Defense Foundation, 202-717-7371 NAPA, Calif., July 12, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The National Abortion Federation (NAF), the industry trade group for abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood, dragged David Daleiden and his entire legal team into court yesterday, insisting that David and his criminal defense attorneys be held in contempt of court for the release of videos that were uploaded to a private website in May. NAF is seeking monetary dam Source: Life Legal Defense Foundation

New Evidence Supporting Charlie Gard Treatment to be Presented; Terri Schiavo's Brother Visited Charlie and is Available for Comment

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/12/2017 11:05:02 AM
Contact: Tom Shakely, Executive Director, Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network, 855-300-4673 ext 1, tshakely@lifeandhope.com CINCINNATI, July 12, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- At 10:30a.m. Thursday in London(5:30a.m. in New York) the Royal Court of Justice will consider new evidence in the Charlie Gard case determining whether he will be permitted to receive an experimental treatment being offered by U.S. physicians. If he is denied access to this treatment, the hospital Source: Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network

Author Mike H. Mizrahi Joins Forces with iCan Shine

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/12/2017 5:00:00 AM
Proceeds from new book will help organization hold bicycle camps for children with disabilities Contact: Audra Jennings, 903-874-8363, audra@litfusegroup.com SEATTLE, July 12, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Learning to ride a bicycle for the first time is a momentous occasion for anyone, but it can be life-changing for children and young adults with disabilities. Author Mike H. Mizrahi, who recently released his debut novel, The Great Chattanooga Bicycle Race (Redemption Press), has partner Source: Litfuse Publicity Group

A Smart Way to Spread Compassion: Gifts in Kind Organizations

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/11/2017 9:31:02 AM
Gifts-in-kind organizations can benefit churches with free merchandise Contact: National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAEIR), 800-562-0955 LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., July 11, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Churches play crucial roles in their respective communities. They're not just places of worship. Many churches offer services to help people and families in crisis. However, most church programs don't have enough resources to provide support to every vulnerable member o Source: Lekas & Levine PR

The President of India Presents Dr. Thomas R. Snyder with the GSA Global Spiritual Icon Award

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/10/2017 10:31:03 AM
Dr. Snyder meets with religious leaders in India to discuss terrorism and bring Peace to the World through interfaith discourse Contact: Lorraine Rauch, Lamb of God Christian Center, 813-622-8800 TAMPA, Fla., July 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Lamb of God Christian Center is announcing the return of their senior pastor, Dr. Tom Snyder, from a fourteen day mission in the nation of India. Anchored by the "GSA World Divine Congress" on June 23rd and 24th, 2017, Dr. Snyder and thirtee Source: Lamb of God Christian Center

Significant Victory for Charlie Gard and His Parents in London Court Today

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/10/2017 8:55:02 AM
Contact: Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 LONDON, July 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- A British High Court denies Great Ormond Street's hospital's request to deny a hearing allowing new evidence in the Charlie Gard case! A hearing to present new evidence has been scheduled for this Thursday. Reverend Patrick Mahoney, director of the Christian defense coalition and pastor of church on the hill in Washington DC has been with Charlie's family and was in the courtroom for the hearing to Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Family Research Council Urges British Government, Hospital to Release Baby Charlie Gard to His Parents

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/7/2017 4:55:01 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council's Arina Grossu, Director of the Center for Human Dignity, joined several pro-life leaders in calling on the United Kingdom's government to intervene and allow the parents of baby Charlie Gard to take him abroad to seek potential life-saving treatment for Charlie who has mitochondrial depletion syndrome. The U.K. government and the hospital are re Source: Family Research Council

Delegation of Faith Leaders and Human Rights Activists Applaud New York City Hospital for Offering to Provide Charlie Gard Medical Care

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid7/7/2017 3:55:01 AM
Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741LONDON, July 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia University Medical announced they would accept Charlie in a public statement on Thursday.A delegation of Americans including Bobby Schindler, President of Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network; attorney Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life; and Rev. Patrick Mahoney, Director of the Christian Defense Coalition, arrived in London on F Source: Christian Defense Coalition