The American Heart Association and Cities of Service Announce Hands-Only™ CPR Training Kit Grant Winners for Year Two
January 21, 2014
(DALLAS – January 21, 2014) – For the second year, the American Heart Association and Cities of Service, a bi-partisan coalition of more than 180 mayors committed to using citizen service to address pressing local needs, have selected five cities across the country to receive CPR Anytime Kits (or Hands-Only™ CPR training kits). Each city will receive 500 kits to help turn more of their residents into lifesavers. Last year’s grant recipients trained nearly 17,000 people with the kits they received, equipping thousands of community members to act as first responders in cardiac arrest emergencies.
December 24, 2013
In December, Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray received a grant from the Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund to fund Love Your Block, the city’s volunteer-fueld, community revitalization initiative.
CITIES OF SERVICE AWARDS $1 MILLION TO 23 U.S. CITIES TO IMPLEMENT VOLUNTEER INITIATIVES THAT ADDRESS PRESSING CITY NEEDS – FUNDED BY BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES
December 10, 2013
After receiving a record-number of applications, Cities of Service today announced that $1 million were awarded to 23 U.S. cities in the second round of funding from the Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund. Mayors will use the funds to implement “impact volunteering” strategies that tackle pressing local challenges. Grants ranging from $25,000 to $100,000 will support efforts in Allentown, PA; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Birmingham, AL; Buffalo, NY; Campton Hills, IL; Charleston, SC; Fall River, MA; Flint, MI; Hartford, CT; Hayward, CA; Kalamazoo, MI; Kansas City, KS; Louisville, KY; Mesa, AZ; Milwaukee, WI; Nashville, TN; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Richmond, CA; San Jose, CA; Utica, NY; and Washington, DC.