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Carrie Hessler-Radelet Named President & CEO of Project Concern International

Former Peace Corps Director takes helm of International Development Organization SAN DIEGO—Carrie Hessler-Radelet was selected as the new President & CEO of Project Concern International (PCI) by its Board of Directors on February 3. Hessler-Radelet will lead PCI’s efforts working with families and communities in 16 countries to enhance health, end hunger, and [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Media Releases|

George Guimaraes to Step Down from Project Concern International

PCI’s CEO Returning to New York to Join Leading Nonprofit SAN DIEGO—Project Concern International’s (PCI) President & Chief Executive Officer George Guimaraes will step down at the end of the year, returning to the east coast to become CEO of New York Junior Tennis & Learning. Guimaraes has been the head of PCI since 2003, [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Media Releases|

PCI Honors Local Humanitarians, Raises More than $500,000 to Support Global Work

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 15, 2016) – San Diego-based nonprofit PCI (Project Concern International) raised more than $500,000 at its 27th annual Hands Across Borders gala on October 22, 2016, in support of its efforts to meet the needs of families in 14 countries around the world. Co-chaired by Julie Klaus, Elizabeth Roemer and Maria Decker, [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Media Releases|

PCI to Honor Local Heroes at Hands Across Borders Gala

Local philanthropists, Southwest Airlines among those being honored for humanitarian work SAN DIEGO–– At its 27th annual Hands Across Borders gala next month, San Diego-based nonprofit PCI (Project Concern International) will celebrate local heroes who are making a real difference in the lives of vulnerable people in our community. PCI is honoring Southwest Airlines with [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|Media Releases|

Powered by Partnership: Fighting Women’s Cancers in Africa

NEW YORK — Project Concern International (PCI) and Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon (PRRR) announced a partnership to expand the fight against cervical cancer by providing screening and treatment for women in remote communities in Africa. The life-saving partnership will launch in Zambia to screen and treat even more women for cervical cancer and looks to [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Cancer, Media Releases|